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There are 30 papers by Bayat

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
'Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on Bismilláh Ghasem Bayat English 46  
Bahá'í Faith, The: A Shift of Paradigm Ghasem Bayat English 95 Since the mid 19th-Century and the emergence of the age of science and technology, every aspect of human life on earth has been revolutionized and great progress has been achieved in all areas of human endeavor: travel and transportation, communication, manufacturing, agriculture and food production, healthcare and medicine, the building of major c...  
Concept of charity in the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha Sateh Bayat English 67  
Covenant Renewed, The: Perspective in Religious Revelation and History Sateh Bayat English 60 From the very beginning of time, God has had a special relationship with His creation, in which He has showered guidance and love upon mankind, promising that as long as man remains faithful and obeys Him, he will be safe from all spiritual dangers. "Love Me that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me not, my love can in no wise reach thee." This s...  
Exploration of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Address to Stanford University Vafa Bayat English 137 At the invitation of David Starr Jordan, the president of Stanford University, who had for the first time in history, and since, closed the university so that all might be able to attend, `Abdu'l-Baha gave a talk in which he discussed several important themes including the importance of scientific discovery and universal peace. President Jordan was...  
Holy Spirit in Christianity and the Bahá'í Faith Satey Bayat English 81 `Abdu'l-Baha frequently prayed for the friends that the Holy Spirit would assist them in all their endeavors. "At present, thou hast a lofty aspiration, and hast the desire to engage in every service. My hope is, that through a heavenly power, and a Lordly influence, and by the assistance of the Holy Spirit thou mayst be confirmed in distinguished...  
Image of the Prophet of Islam in Muslim and Bahá'í Writings, The Ghasem Bayat English 60 The Prophet Muhammad, the Founder of Islam, was born in 570 A.D. in Mecca amongst one of the least cultured and developed societies of His age and died in 632 A.D. in Medina. The image of this great Manifestation of God reaches us from three sources: His life-stories (Siras of the Prophet, e.g. Ibn Ishaq, Sirat Rasulullah) compiled a century or...  
Image of the Prophet of Islam in Muslim and Bahá'í­ Writings, The Ghasem Bayat English 65  
Interpretation of the Opening Words of the Qurían: A Comparative Study of the Islamic, Babi and Bahá'i Commentaries on "Bismillih" Ghasem Bayat English 53  
Journey Through The Four Valleys, A Ghasem Bayat English 24 One of the writings of the Blessed Beauty revealed during the Baghdad era was the epistle known as The Four Valleys. In a brief examination of this book we will comment on its composition, form, principal message, and the teachings it enshrines, and focus on some of its features that distinguish it from Islamic mystic writings. This epistle, whi...  
Journey Through The Seven Valleys, A Ghasem Bayat English 24 Lights3 This epistle of the Blessed Beauty was addressed to Shaykh Múhyi'd-Din, the judge of Khaniqayn, a town northeast of Baghdad near the Iranian border, and was revealed during the Baghdad era circa 1862 A.D. It is in the language of the Sufis and in accordance to their customs and traditions. It forms a part of a category of scriptures known as t... read online  
Kitáb-i-`Ahdí (Bahá'u'lláh's Book of Testament) Ghasem Bayat English 38 The Lord willed the spiritual creation of man through divine education and purification so that he would become worthy of recognizing some aspects of His stations. Baha'u'llah in tablet states that love has been the primal reason behind the creation: " O SON OF MAN! I loved thy creation, hence I created thee. Wherefore, do thou love Me, that I may ...  
Lawh-i- Karmil (Tablet of Carmel) Sateh Bayat English 38 In the Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, Baha'u'llah, after citing the prophetic references made in the Psalms and the Books of Isaiah and Amos, concerning Akka, Jerusalem, Palestine and Zion, states: " Carmel, in the Book of God, hath been designated as the Hill of God, and His Vineyard. It is here that, by the grace of the Lord of Revelation, the T...  
Mystical Themes in Bahá'í Obligatory Prayer Ghasem Bayat English 34 Prayer is an act of reverent petition to God. It is an act of devotion, confession, praise and thanksgiving. It is about communion with the Object of our adoration. Prayer means adoration, praise of man for God and special attention to Him, and grace of God for man. In the Hebrew language, it refers to a temple, and in Arabic it means a stronghold....  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Station of Muhammad and Imams in the Islamic, Shaykhi, Babi and Baha'i Writings Ghasem Bayat فارسی 59  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Commentaries on Bismellah in the Writings of the Bab and Abdu'l-Bahá Ghasem Bayat فارسی 52  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Image of the Prophet of Islam in Muslim and Bahá'í Writings, The Ghasem Bayat فارسی 64  
Resurrection: Hell and Heaven Ghasem Bayat English 88 The concepts of Resurrection, Heaven and Hell and Purgatory are rooted in the ancient belief systems of most religious traditions of the world. Some of these concepts are to be found with significant contradictions in names, descriptions and implications amongst various nations. In this article, a pertinent review is offered from the religious t...  
Review of a Number of the Scientific Concepts Presented in Some Answered Questions, A Muhammad-Ghasem Bayat English 81 The Baha'i Faith acknowledges that although the Manifestations of God are the repositories of all truth, including scientific facts, their principal roles have been the education of mankind and the establishment of ethics for the creation of a spiritual and material civilization. Nevertheless, in every age according to the capacity and the needs of...  
Review of Kitáb-i-Badí' (The New Book), A Ghasem Bayat English 32 Kitab-i-Badi', one of the longest writings of Baha'u'llah in Persian, was revealed in Adrianople in defense of His Cause. This book addresses the accusations brought against Him and His cause in a letter by a Babi, Mirza Mehdi, who had lent his support later to Mirza Yahya and his claim of successorship to the Bab. Mirza Mehdi wrote the actual lett...  
Review of the Bahá'í Writings on the Concept of Reincarnation, A Sateh Bayat Vafa Bayat English 53 Lights6 Belief in reincarnation, that is, the return of man's spirit or some aspects of his reality to the material world after death, has risen from 21% to 25% in the U.S. over the past decade. Believers in this concept are now found amongst the adherents of most religions and even among non-religionists. Given the overwhelming impact that this ideolo... read online  
review of the concepts of "Manifestation of God" in the Bábi and Baha'i scripture, A Ghasem Bayat English 67  
Súriy-i-Haykal (Súrih of the Temple): A Review Ghasem Bayat English 34 Súriy-i-Haykal (Súrih of the Temple) has been designated by the Beloved Guardian as one of the most challenging works of Baha'u'llah. This Tablet was first revealed in Adrianople, then with a few minor changes was re-revealed in 'Akka around 1869. The Blessed Beauty ordered this Tablet to be combined with five of the most important of...  
Súriy-i-Haykal (Súrih of the Temple): A Review Ghasem Bayat English 30 Lights2 Súriy-i-Haykal (Súrah of the Temple) has been designated by the Beloved Guardian as one of the most challenging works of Baha'u'llah. This Tablet was first revealed in Adrianople, then with a few minor changes was re-revealed in Akka around 1869. The Blessed Beauty ordered this tablet to be combined with five of the most important of His Tabl... read online  
Tablet of Bahá'u'lláh to the Christians Sateh Bayat English 32 The writings of Baha'u'llah during the 'Akka period seem to fall into three categories. The first comprises the writings that constitute the sequel to his Proclamation in Adrianople. The second is the Revelation of the Most Holy Book, the Kitab-i-Aqdas The third is the revelation of tablets that elaborated and reaffirmed certain precepts and princi...  
Use of Metaphors in the Kitáb-i-Iqán and Some Answered Questions, The Muhammad-Ghasem Bayat English 81 `Abdu'l-Baha states that one must use sensible metaphors in describing abstract intellectual and spiritual concepts. This method has been used amply in most of the Baha'i Writings, and especially in the Kitab-i-Iqan and Some Answered Questions. The understanding of concepts such as life, birth and death, return, reunion, creation, the afterlife,...  
گلگشتی در رسالۀ چهار وادی Ghasem Bayat فارسی - Safini3  
مروری بر مفاهيم من يظهره الّله Ùˆ مظهر ظهور الهی در آثار بابی Ùˆ بهايی An overview of the concepts of God and the Manifestation of God in the Babi and Baha'i Writings Ghasem Bayat فارسی 66  
مروری بر حقيقت روح Ùˆ موضوع تناسخ Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the concept of reincarnation Ghasem Bayat Sateh Bayat فارسی 52 Safini9 read online  
مروری بر عناوین Ùˆ مقام حضرت نقطۀ اولی A study of the Station and Titles of the Báb Ghasem Bayat فارسی - Safini13 read online