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The Bahá’í conception of unity has historical and intellectual precedents. On the history of this concept (and the concept of causality) as it developed in ancient Greek thought, Neoplatonism, and, subsequently, in Islamic philosophy and mysticism.
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Origins of the Bahá'í Concept of Unity and Causality:
A Brief Survey of Greek, Neoplatonic, and Islamic Underpinnings

by Babak Rod Khadem

published in Lights of Irfan, Volume 7, pages 101-118
Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia, 2006
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