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There are 14 papers by Ekbal

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Abdu'l-Bahá and the Middle East Kamran Ekbal English 97 The First World War led to major changes in the political landscape of the Middle East. The fall of the Ottoman Empire and its destruction by the allies, the October Revolution in Russia and the Soviet expedition to Gilan, British occupation of Palestine and increasing Jewish immigration into the Holy Land, an upsurge of Arab nationalism and the st...  
Bahá'i marriage laws in a historical perspective Kamran Ekbal English 4 Baha'i marriage laws in a historical perspective, especially regarding bigamy.  
Bahá'u'lláh's Lawh-i-Hertik or the Tablet to Hardegg: Tablets to Christians, Part I Kamran Ekbal Stephen Lambden English 22 Lights4 Lawh-i-Hertik, as the Tablet addressed to Georg David Hardegg is usually called, contains in an open and straightforward manner the proclamation of Baha'u'llah as the Promised One and the return of the Father to earth. The recipient, one of the two leaders of the Wurttemberg Templers of Germany who arrived in Palestine, expecting the coming of the ... read online  
Daéna-Dén-Din: The Zoroastrian Heritage of the 'Maid of Heaven' in the Tablets of Baha'u'llah Kamran Ekbal English 1 Scripture  
Geistige und soziale Stršmungen in Deutschland zur Entstehungszeit der Baha'i-Religion Intellectual and Social Movements in Germany at the Time of the Emergence of the Bahá'í Faith Kamran Ekbal Deutsch 63  
German Pietism and the Expectation of the Messiah, 1817 in the Caucasus Kamran Ekbal English 18 In 1817, the year in which Baha'u'llah was born in the city of Núr on the shores of the Caspian, a large group of German Pietists from the State of Wurttemberg set out on a long and distressing journey to the Caucasus, expecting the advent of the Messiah somewhere in the vicinity of the Caspian region in North Persia. Their journey ended in ...  
In Memoriam: Kamran Ekbal (1946 - 2014) Ramez Ekbal English - Lights16 Bio of a scholar, translator of the Writings, and frequent contributor to the Irfan Colloquia. read online  
Koranic Roots of Some Legal and Theological Terms in the Kitab-i-Aqdas, The Kamran Ekbal English 2 Great similarities exist between the Kitab-i-Aqdas and the Koran, not only in relation to matters of style and structure but also in using legal terms and theological termini technici of Koranic origin. Many passages of the Aqdas are formulated in an allegorical style containing "hidden pearls ... enshrined within them' (Aq. 136) and 'pearls of my...  
Most Great Prison, The: An Historical Outlook on the City of 'Akká Kamran Ekbal English 22 'Akka is one of the most ancient cities of the world, which has been inhabited without interruption since the early ages. Its strategic position on the military route connecting Asia with Africa, as well as its significance as one of the best harbors on the eastern Mediterranean, turned it into a melting pot of different peoples, cultures, and reli...  
Sociopolitical Conditions of the Ottoman Empire in the Nineteenth Century Kamran Ekbal English 18 Ottoman Society in the nineteenth century was a society in transition. The modernization process initiated by the social and administrative reforms of the Tanzimat, changes in patterns of social and religious organization (Millet-system), imperialist policies of the Great Powers and the rise of separationist movements, from Egypt through the Levant...  
Taiping and other Chinese Messianic Movements in the Nineteenth Century Kamran Ekbal English 14 Baha'i sources generally refer to an upsurge of messianic movements in the early part of the 19th century. The Seventh-Day Adventists in the USA and the German Templers who arrived in Haifa in 1868 are usually given as examples of such movements preceding the revelation of Baha'u'llah. Baha'i historiography seems unaware of two other significant mo...  
Taqiyyih and Kitman: Reflections on the Practice of Dissimulation in the Babi and Baha'i Religions Kamran Ekbal English 8 Enemies of the Baha'i Faith, sometimes even scholarly critics writing not necessarily in polemical terms in opposition to the Faith, often mingle true and correct information with false and incorrect information about the Cause. Out of a sense of duty and devotion to their Faith, Baha'i authors who wish to refute such accusations often tend to deno...  
مروری بر الواح حضرت بهاءاللّه خطاب به محمّد مصطفی بغدادی Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh addressed to Muhammad Mustafa Baghdadi Kamran Ekbal فارسی - Safini4  
انگیزۀ "حوریّه" یا "دئینا" Ùˆ "دین" Ùˆ ردّپای فکر مزدیسنا در لوح ملاحالقدس Meanings of 'Maiden of Heaven' in the Tablet of the Holy Mariner and its Zoroastrian Roots Kamran Ekbal فارسی 6 Safini1