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Overview of the status of violence in the Bahá'í tradition, and the historical/social conditions in which these doctrines were articulated.
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The Bahá'í Tradition:
The Return of Joseph and the Peaceable Imagination

by Todd Lawson

published in Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts, ed. John Renard, pages 135-157
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012
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