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Bahá'u'lláh and Liberation Theology

AuthorJuan Cole
Title of item
Bahá'u'lláh and Liberation Theology
Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions vol. 8
Parent publication   Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspectives on a Bahá'í Theology
Publisher of this ed.
Los Angeles: Kalimat Press
Date of this edition 1997
Permission public domain
Posted 2021-12-22 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The idea of liberation and equality is central to Bahá'í theology; the poor in the 19th century Middle East; Bahá'u'lláh and the poor; Tablet to the Kings on wealth and peace; laws of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas and Huququ'lláh; state social welfare.
Notes Inconsistent font sizes and boldface is an artifact of the scanning program, not in the original document; see this Google Books preview.
Tags Agriculture; Ayyam-i-Ha; Charity and relief work; Christianity; Consultation; Detachment; Education; Empowerment; Equality; Ethics; Funds; Gender; Governance; Human rights; Huququllah; Interfaith dialogue; Justice (general); Kalimat-i-Maknunih (Hidden Words); Liberation; Liberation theology; Local Spiritual Assemblies; Peace; Politics; Reform; Slavery; Social action; Sociology; Statistics; Theology; Unity; Wealth and poverty; Women; Work (general); Zakat
Locations Middle East; Iran (documents); Iraq; Baghdad; United States (documents); India
Cross-referencesSee also Liberation Theology and its Potential for Guidance Towards Peace on Earth: A Bahá'í Perspective (Fleur Fallon, 1996), and Power and the Bahá'í community (Moojan Momen, 2018).
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