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There are 32 papers by Afnani

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Book of Bayan (Panel) Muhammad Afnan Muin Afnani, Habib Riazati English 51  
Brief review of the collection of the Writings addressed to Mulla Sadiq Muqaddas and his descendents, A Muin Afnani English 74  
Comparison of Western Democracies with the Concept of Governance in `Abdu'l-Bahá's Writings, A Muin Afnani English 81 The twentieth century witnessed the emergence of many forms of governments, some of which subsequently collapsed or changed. The origin of democratic governments in the modern times goes back to about 300 years ago. By the end of the twentieth century the western democracy was proclaimed as the best form of government in the history of the world. W...  
Development of the Baha'i Community, The: 1963 — 2013 Muin Afnani English 116 While the growth of the Baha'i­ Community under the guidance of the Universal House of Justice in the 50 years since 1963 expands over a wide range, it could be perceived in terms of two parallel sets of activities. On the one hand we have witnessed the expansion and consolidation of the Baha'i­ community to such an extent that it practically cov...  
Exploring the Theme of Mystical Love Muin Afnani English 102 The theme of Love is one of the fundamental concepts in Sufism. From the fifth/eleventh century onward, when the focus of Sufism turns gradually from asceticism to speculative mysticism, the concept of love assumes a central role in the Sufi texts. For example, Ahmad Ghazzali (d. 528/1126) devotes his Savanih, a treatise in Persian, to the theme of...  
Form and Content of False Accusations in recent months, The Muin Afnani English 67  
From Secret of Divine Civilization to Treatise on Politics Muin Afnani English 46 The book of Madaniyyah, "The Secret of Divine Civilization", was written by the Master in Akka in 1875 at the instruction of Baha'u'llah. In a Tablet, written in the voice of Baha'u'llah's secretary, it is stated that one day the Blessed Beauty asked The Most Great Branch to write an epistle on the causes of the rise and decline of civiliza...  
From Madaniyyih to Siyassiyyih: A Baha'i Vision of Governance Muin Afnani English 44  
General introduction to the English and Persian/Arabic Writings of Shoghi Effendi: Summary of the major themes Muin Afnani English 60 The writings of Shoghi Effendi, written over a period of 36 years (1921-1957), constitute a unique collection of religious writings. These writings can be studied from several perspectives including their forms and content. From the perspective of the language we can say that about three fourth of the writings of Shoghi Effendi are in English, a...  
Historical Development: Sociological and Bahá'í Perspective Ahva Afnani English 95 In a letter dated 4 January 2009 to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Australia, the Universal House of Justice intimates that in forthcoming plans, the arena of social discourses will become a third area of action (next to expansion and consolidation) in which Baha'is will engage. At all levels of society — from chat forums to...  
Ibn al-`Arabi in the Baha'i Writings Muin Afnani English 95 Ibn Arabi (1165-1240) is considered the greatest Islamic mystic and philosopher. Due to the range of his influence, both within the Islamic community and outside its circle, he has been called the greatest Muslim after Prophet Muhammad. The range and extent of his writings are so extensive that even to this day scholars are trying to figure out the...  
Kuntu Kanz (Panel) Muin Afnani Moujan Khadem English 51  
Panel Presentation on "Qayyúmu'l-Asmá'" Muin Afnani Stephen Lambden, and Habib Raizati English 46 The Qayyúm al-Asma' of the Bab, with special reference to the Súrat al-Mulk (QA.1 'The Surah of the Dominion') and the Surat Husayn (QA. 5 'The Surah of Husayn') Stephen N. Lambden The Qayyúm al-Asma' is the first major work of Sayyid 'Ali Muhammad the Bab (1819-1850 CE) which he commenced at the time of his declaration to Mul...  
Persian Bayán, The: Form and Content (themes) Muin Afnani English 53  
Persian title yet-to-be entered General introduction to the English and Persian/Arabic Writings of Shoghi Effendi Muin Afnani فارسی 59 General introduction to the English and Persian/Arabic Writings of Shoghi Effendi which would include a brief summary of the major themes, as well as His major Writings and collections of His Writings.  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Kuntu Kanz (Panel) Muin Afnani Moujan Khadem فارسی 50  
Persian title yet-to-be entered The Book of Bayan: A Review and Content Analysis Muin Afnani فارسی 52  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the Islamic Tradition of "Hidden Treasure" (Kuntu Kanz): Historical Context Muin Afnani فارسی 52  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Overview of the Tablet of Universe (Aflakiyyih) Muin Afnani فارسی 52  
Persian title yet-to-be entered The Role of Tahirih in the Babi Dispensation: Her Writings and Influence Soheila Afnani فارسی 52  
Religion and Science in Harmony: A New Reality Muin Afnani English 15 Humanity has witnessed two accelerated trends in its affairs in the twentieth century. One is the rapid growth in scientific and technological achievements which has opened new possibilities, never dreamt of before. The other is the decline of religious and moral values, which has manifested itself in various forms: increased crime, a general sense...  
Review of Abdu'l-Hamid Ishraq Khavari's Moházirát (a three volume book), A Muin Afnani English 123 One of the most interesting set of books that Mr. Abdul-Hamid Ishraq-khavari has authored in Persian is the three volumes of Mohazirat (literally meaning Lectures, but more appropriately perhaps could be called Dialogues). Two of the three volumes were published during his life time, and the third volume has been published recently. The books are p...  
Review of the History and Content of Anti—Bahá'í Publications, A Muin Afnani English 88 This presentation explores the historical context as well as the content of some of the accusations published against the Faith. Most of these accusations surfaced in Persian publications and later on some of them were either translated into other languages or were adapted and published elsewhere. Some of the attacks on the Faith are directed to ...  
Some of the Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed in Akká Muin Afnani English 30 Tablet of Hadi The recipient of this Tablet is Hadi Qazvini who was one of the Letters of the Living. Sadly this person broke the Covenant during the time of Baha'u'llah and joined Yahya Azal. This person should not be confused with another Hadi who was from Dawlatabad, near Isfahan, and was appointed by Azal as his successor. The Tablet of Hadi w...  
Tablets Muin Afnani English 38 Surah Al-Shams, The Sun: This Tablet was revealed in response to queries of Shaykh Mahmúd, the religious judge of Akka. He had requested for an explanation of a surah (chapter) of the Qur'an called the Sun. This Tablet is revealed entirely in Arabic. Shaykh Mahmúd became a believer in Baha'u'llah and collected, in the form of a bo...  
Tablets with Mystical and Philosophical Themes: Hikmat (Wisdom), Ru'ya (Dream), and Burhan (Reason) Muin Afnani English 34 Tablet of Hikmat (Wisdom): This Tablet is arguably the most important philosophical Tablet of Baha'u'llah. In the early centuries of Islam, in particular during the Abbasid dynasty, many works of famous Greek philosophers were translated into Arabic and Islamic scholars Studied these texts. Gradually, Islamic philosophers developed their own ver...  
Tablets with Mystical and Philosophical Themes Muin Afnani English 24 Tablet of Hikmat (Wisdom) This Tablet is arguably the most important philosophical Tablet of Baha'u'llah. In the early centuries of Islam, in particular during the Abbasid dynasty, many works of famous Greek philosophers were translated into Arabic and Islamic scholars studied these texts. Gradually, Islamic philosophers developed their own versio...  
پاسخ به اعتراضات Ùˆ حملات Ùˆ شبهات جاری نسبت به امر Ùˆ جامعه بهايی Response to ongoing protests against attacks on the community Muin Afnani فارسی 66  
"نظری بر آثار مبارکه در کتاب "پیک راستان A review of the book "Payk-i Rastán" and its body of Writings Muin Afnani فارسی 73  
`Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the Islamic Tradition of "Hidden Treasure" (Kuntu Kanz): Historical Background Muin Afnani English 53  
`Abdu'l-Bahá's Tablet of the Universe - Aflákiyyih Muin Afnani English 53  
بررسی مضامین قصیدۀ تائیۀ کبری Ùˆ قصیدۀ عزّ ورقائیه Study of the Qasidiy-i 'Izz-Varqa'iyyih, Ode of the Dove Muin Afnani فارسی - Safini3