New Baha'i studies publication


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Posted by Association for Baha'i Studies - ESE (195.107.47.197) on February 11, 2002 at 10:47:37:

Dear all,

You might be interested in the latest issue of the Baha'i Studies Review
(volume 10), which has recently been published and includes many members
of this list.

The latest issue includes surveys of methodology in Baha'i studies by
Frank Lewis, John Hatcher, Moojan Momen, Udo Schaefer, Will van den
Hoonaard; a first English translation of Turkish Baha'i
Writings; and a fascinating biographical essay on the philosopher Alain
Locke, founder of the Harlem Renaissance and first African-American
Rhodes scholar, who incorporated Baha'i thinking into his
ground-breaking work on multi-culturalism.

Full Contents:

Invited Commentary
Only one true religion? * John Hick

Paper
Alain Locke: Baha'i philosopher * Christopher Buck

Surveys of Methodology
"First we speak of logical proofs": discourses of knowledge in the Bahá'í
writings * Franklin Lewis

Methodology in Bahá'í studies * Moojan Momen

Bahá'í apologetics? * Udo Schaefer

Methodology and Bahá'í studies: the bridge between realities * John
Hatcher

Unfreezing the frame: the promise of inductive research in Bahá'í
studies * Will van den Hoonaard

Provisional translation
'Abdu'l-Bahá's Turkish commentary * an introduction * Necati Alkan
Provisional translation of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's commentary on the Sura of the
Fig

Sounding
Early European social activism * Rob Weinberg

Commentary
W Collins on Armageddon

Book Reviews
Nader Saiedi's Logos and Civilization * S Fazel and D Brookshaw
Scripture and Revelation (edited by M. Momen) * B Miller
Christopher Buck's Paradise and Paradigm * W Collins
David Piff's Unofficial Bahá'í Lore * I Watson
Khadem's Shoghi Effendi in Oxford and Marcus' Queen Marie * L Abdo

Obituary
Alessandro Bausani * H Moayyad

Compilation
Introduction * R Weinberg
Bahá'í extracts on writers and writing

Bibliography:
Academic Bahá'í materials 1998-2000

Selected contents of this issue and back issues can be seen on
http://www.bahai-library.com/bsr/bsr_volumes.htm

For information on joining the ABS-ESE and/or receiving copies of the
Baha'i Studies Review, go to:
http://www.breacais.demon.co.uk/abs/






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