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A background of the kinfolk of Mirza Husayn Ali Baha'u'llah (d. 1892) advised from their very own point of view. those are these Baha'i kin of Baha'u'llah whom Abbas Effendi 'Abdu'l-Baha made Covenant Breakers and ostracized from the better Baha'i sect. This ebook is the 1st of its style and a big historic rfile.

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A Lost History of the Baha'i Faith: The Progressive Tradition of Baha’u’llah’s Forgotten Family

A heritage of the kin of Mirza Husayn Ali Baha'u'llah (d. 1892) instructed from their very own standpoint. those are these Baha'i family members of Baha'u'llah whom Abbas Effendi 'Abdu'l-Baha made Covenant Breakers and ostracized from the higher Baha'i sect. This publication is the 1st of its variety and a tremendous old rfile.

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Fakhruddin Razi (philosopher). ® Nasir al-Din Tusi (astronomer and founder of Maragheh observatory near Tabriz). ® Imam Muhammad Al-Ghazali (theologian, philosopher, and mystic). Shi'ism, Theocracy, and the Descent of Persia into Darkness As the years went by, the Iranians progressed greatly both socially and politically. Then a new idea appeared in their mind, and a decision was reached to control the government through the power of religion. They hoped to regain their freedom through that channel and to rebuild their empire.

This book is an attempt to expand upon and update Mr. Behai’s work in keeping with the spirit of his manuscript, letting key figures and witnesses of Baha’i history speak for themselves—especially those whose voices were suppressed and whose stories have been forgotten or neglected. Some of the material I have added is more partisan in taking the side of Mr. Behai’s father and portraying ‘Abdu’l-Baha in a negative light, compared to Mr. Behai’s own writings and especially those of the elder Mr.

Th th A selection of poems attributed to the u -i2 century Persian intellectual Omar Khayyam was translated into English by Edward FitzGerald and published in 1859 under the title The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. 29 Also known as Avicenna. 28 Chapter 2. The Cultural and Religious Precursors ofBaha’ism 13 ® Abu Baler [Muhammad ibn Zalcariya] Razi (physician and mathematician). ® Fakhruddin Razi (philosopher). ® Nasir al-Din Tusi (astronomer and founder of Maragheh observatory near Tabriz). ® Imam Muhammad Al-Ghazali (theologian, philosopher, and mystic).

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