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There are 6 papers by May

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Bahá'í Position on Christianity, The Dann May English 20 The Divine Origin of Christianity is Unconditionally Acknowledged The Greatest Virtues of Humanity The Station of Christ The Baha'i­ Faith Glorifies Christ Christ's Words Can Never Be Altered Christ Sacrificed Himself for Our Sake We Must All Follow the Example of Christ Baha'i­ Belief in Regard to Christ The Holy Bible ... read online  
Blind Men and the Elephant, The: Differing Perspectives in Buddhist and Bahá'í Metaphysics Dann May English 15 Baha'i­ theology incorporates a number of important doctrines regarding other religious traditions. Among these doctrines are the claims that the world's religions originate from the same ultimate source, that they are similar in propounding the same essential teachings, laws, and moral principles, and that the differences between religions are du...  
Commentary on Bahá'u'lláh's Epistemological Approach to Cosmological Questions in the Lawh-i-Hikmat Dann May English 40 Metaphysical questions concerning cosmology (i.e., the nature and structure of the universe) and cosmogony (i.e., the origin of the universe ) are of perennial interest and are discussed throughout the Baha'i Writings. Baha'u'llah occasionally refers to such questions in his writings, including his later writings, of which the Lawh-i-Hikmat "Tablet...  
Entombed in a Dead Language: The Saints Raising out of their Graves Thomas May English 2 Bahaiuillah tells us of the two-fold language of scripture: the clear and the obtuse, the literal and the symbolic: "... this symbolic language, more eloquent than any speech, however direct . . . " A small, but increasing, number of Christian scholars also expound this understanding; but for the vast majority, ecclesiastics, academia and lay alik...  
"Openness" of Differing Perspectives in Buddhist and Bahá'í Metaphysics, The Dann May English 24 Baha'i­ theology incorporates a number of important doctrines regarding other religious traditions. Among these doctrines are the claims that the world's religions originate from the same ultimate source, that they are similar in propounding the same essential teachings, laws, and moral principles, and that the differences between religions are du...  
Religious translation: Shoghi Effendi's position as authorized interpreter and translator of the Bahá'í Writings Amaya Blanco English -