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Shi'i Qur'an

AuthorJonah Winters
Title of item
Shi'i Qur'an
Subtitle of item
An Examination of Western Scholarship
Date of this edition 1997
Permission author
Posted 1997 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Personal pages and Unpublished Articles
Abstract In the Kitab-i-Iqan (pp. 84-89) Bahá'u'lláh rejects the charge that the text of the Bible has been tampered with. Many Shi'is have charged the same, accusing Sunnis of removing the proofs of Ali's appointment as leader of the community from the Qur'an.
Notes This paper examines the treatment of the topic by Western academics, but it contains no mention of the Bahá'í Faith. However, the "corruption" of texts was discussed extensively by Bahá'u'lláh, and I believe that Bahá'u'lláh quoted passages from the "Shi'i" Qur'an" that are not in the "Sunni Qur'an." Scholars and wise Persian believers, please correct me if that's wrong.
Tags Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Quran; Shiism; Taqiyyah (dissimulation)
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