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Iqbál and the Bábí-Bahá'í Faith

AuthorAnnemarie Schimmel
Title of item
Iqbál and the Bábí-Bahá'í Faith
Parent publication   The Bahá'í Faith and Islam
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa, ON: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1990
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Posted 2022-01-10 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Biographies and Published Articles
Abstract One of the more influential Muslim thinkers of the first half of the 20th century, Iqbal expressed views on the the Bábí and Bahá'í religions in his dissertation "The Development of Metaphysics in Persia" and his poetical magnum opus the Javidnama.
Notes Scholarly paper presented at the "Bahá’í Faith and Islam" symposium held at McGill University, Montreal, March 1984.

See more at, and see also The Development of Metaphysics in Persia (1908).

Tags Afterlife; Arts; Babism; Buddhism; Dante; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Literature (general); Love (general); Muhammad Iqbal; Persian literature; Philosophy; Poetry; Rumi (Mevlana); Salvation; Soul; Sufism; Tahirih
Cross-referencesSee also Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam (Schimmel, 1994).
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OCLCOCN 883202632.
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