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The Báb and 'Alí Muhammad, Islamic and Post-Islamic

AuthorZackery Mirza Heern
Title of item
The Báb and 'Alí Muhammad, Islamic and Post-Islamic
Subtitle of item
Multiple Meanings in the Writings of Sayyid 'Alí Muhammad Shírází (1819-1850)
Parent publication   Religions
Date of this edition 2023
Permission Creative Commons Non-commercial (see
Posted 2023-08-23 by Arjen Bolhuis
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Writings of the Báb can be understood as a commentary on the Qur'án, the original Qur'án, and divine revelation; the metaphors and symbolism of Gate (Báb), Remembrance (Dhikr), and Point (Nuqtah). Link to article (offsite).
Notes Published in the Religions special issue "The Bahá'í Faith: Doctrinal and Historical Explorations," online at, where it is also available in HTML, XML, and epub formats.
Tags Allegories and metaphors; Bab (Gate); Bab (Gate); Bab, Life of (documents); Bab, Writings of; Dhikr (Remembrance); Hidden Imam; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Nuqta (Point); Qayyumul-Asma (book); Shiism
Locations Iran (documents)
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