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There are 19 papers by Klebel

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Bahá'u'lláh's "Most Sublime Vision" Wolfgang Klebel English 74 Lights9 This paper has been updated and published as Occasional Papers Volume 2. read online  
Dawn of a New Creation, The: The Difference in Understanding Creation in Western Philosophy, Christianity and the Bahá'í­ Faith Wolfgang Klebel English 137 On Monday, October 23rd 1911, 'Abdu'l-Bahá talking in Paris, France, about the Revelation of Bahá'u'lláh reaching the West stated this. Then shall humanity put on a new garment in the radiance of the love of God, and it shall be the dawn of a new creation! (PT 34) The question is what is this new creation that is dawning? What is the new u...  
Emergence, Enchantment, Entanglement and Excellence of the Cosmos Wolfgang Klebel English - Lights9 read online  
Essence of Man, The: Towards a Bahá'í Understanding of Human Nature and Psychology Wolfgang Klebel English 95 Lights12 I. Towards Understanding Human Nature This presentation is a commentary on a section from Baha'u'llah's Tablet to Mirza Hadi, translated by Shoghi Effendi in the Gleanings of the Writings of Baha'u'llah, (GWB 164-165) about "the essence of man." This paper attempts to provide an understanding of what is expressed in these Words. Baha'u'llah's a... read online  
Finding a Trace of the Traceless Friend: Reflection on Bahá'í Scholarship as a Journey in the Valley of Search Wolfgang Klebel English 116 Lights15 In this presentation the attempt is made to shed some light at Baha'i­ Scholarship from the First Valley of the Seven Valleys of Baha'u'llah, the Valley of Search. The combination of finding a "trace" of a "traceless friend" indicates the mysteriousness and complexity of this task, and introduces us into the mystical realm. The introductory secti... read online  
Gottes Wort - der Schlüssel zur Welt God's Word: The key to the world Wolfgang Klebel Deutsch 70  
I know Not How to Sing Thy Praise: Reflections on a Prayer of Bahá'u'lláh Wolfgang Klebel English 102 Lights13 This prayer of Baha'u'llah (PM 122) gives access to the basic question of theology about "God" for this day and age, where practical and theoretical atheism and irreligion has captured at least halve of mankind, not only in the East but also in the West. It presents an answer to the question how to believe in God today and how to understand words ... read online  
In the Heart of All that is: Part 1 Wolfgang Klebel English 81 Lights10 The "Heart," and the "City of the Heart," are central concepts in the Baha'i­ Writings; and this presentation attempts to review a certain aspect of it. The title of the paper is taken from a prayer of `Abdu'l-Baha; and another text from the Master about the Sympathetic Nervous System will induce us into the idea of the heart being the site where... read online  
In the Heart of All that is: Part 2 Wolfgang Klebel English 81 Lights10 See full abstract under Part One, above. read online  
Language of the Heart, The: From Dream Language towards Understanding the Language of the Heart Wolfgang Klebel English 130 Lights17 The Baha'i­ Religion could justifiably be called the "Religion of the Heart." Statistically for example in the Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah the heart is the most frequently used word after God. God 995, Heart 236, Revelation 229, Divine 142 and all other words, like Love, Faith, Hope, Justice, Unity (together with Oneness) Knowled... read online  
Lawh-i-Hikmat (Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet of Wisdom): Spiritual Materialism vs. Dialogical Thinking Wolfgang Klebel English 60 Lights7 This commentary on Baha'u'llah's Tablet results in these tentative and preliminary conclusions: The primary focus of Baha'i studies must by on the Writings of the Faith, and the philosophical understanding and interpretation need to follow and be enlightened by the Revelation. Attempting to use philosophical categories and trying to understand... read online  
Panel Discussion on Minimalism and the Bahá'í Faith Ian Kluge Wolfgang Klebel English 74  
Path of God, The: Towards a Global Ethic and the Bahá'í Faith Wolfgang Klebel English - Lights11 read online  
Path of God, The: Declaration Towards a Global Ethic and the Bahá'í Faith, Parts 1 and 2 Wolfgang Klebel English 88 Lights11 1. PART I In this first part of the presentation, the Global Ethic will be compared with the Baha'i Faith; this comparison was suggested by the commentary of the German theologian Hans Küng, who prepared the text of the `Declaration Towards a Global Ethic' in 1993 for the Parliament of the World's Religions: "It will now be an enjoyable task... read online  
Tetrarchic Self, The: Correlating Freud's Transference with the Four States of Bahá'u'lláh Wolfgang Klebel English 123 Lights16 In Lights of 'Irfan, Book 6 (2005; presented in Bosch 2003), this writer has taken the statement of Baha'u'llah in the Seven Valleys as the "Mother Verse," and further developed this idea in most of his later papers. Baha'u'llah explains that this formulation is added here so "that the full meaning may be manifest" and then follows with "And th... read online  
True of Thyself: Firstness and Lastness, Outwardness and Inwardness (Ken Wilber's Integral Philosophy seen in the light of Bahá'u'lláh's mystical writings) Wolfgang Klebel English 53 Lights6 read online  
Understanding Reality: Bahá'u'lláh's "Four States" of Man, Seen as Tetrarchic Structure - A New Concept of Philosophy and Theology Wolfgang Klebel English 109 Lights14 This presentation tries to follow `Abdu'l-Baha's statement that we have to follow Baha'u'llah's new principles and forget the old patterns of thought in order to find the peace of the heavenly kingdom, not only in the world, but primarily and foremost in our hearts: "Now the new age is here and creation is reborn. Humanity hath taken on new life.... read online  
Unity and Progressive Revelation: Comparing Bahá'í Principles with the Basic Concepts of Teilhard de Chardin Wolfgang Klebel English 46 Lights5 About a decade before Teilhard de Chardin's death (1881-1955) and the posthumous publishing of his books, Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha'i Faith wrote these words in 1949: "The world has at least the thinking worldcaught up by now with all the great and universal principles enunciated by Baha'u'llah over 70 years ago, and so o... read online  
Word is the master key for the whole world, The Wolfgang Klebel English 67 Lights8 read online