Lights of Irfan volume 10

Lights of Irfan volume 10
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Lights of `Irfán

Papers Presented at the
`Irfán Colloquia and Seminars

Book X

Papers published in Lights of `Irfán represent the views of their authors.
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                        Table of Contents  
    
  Preface....................................................................................i 

  Further Comments on a Passage of the Lawh-i-Hikmat
     Amin Egea...............................................................................5

  The Bahá'í­ Worldview on Unity of Religions: Progressive Revelation:
     Principles and Insights from the History of Science
     Jena Khadem Khodadad...................................................................43

  A Glimpse into the Life of Laura Dreyfus-Barney
     Mona Khademi...........................................................................71

  In the Heart of All That Is: "Heart" in Bahá'í­ Writings and Science
     Wolfgang A. Klebel....................................................................107

  In the Pure Soil of Thy Heart: "Heart" in Bahá'í­ Writings and Neurocardiology
     Wolfgang A. Klebel....................................................................131

  Some Answered Questions: A Philosophical Perspective
     Ian Kluge.............................................................................149

  Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit: Chapter 31 of Some Answered Questions
     Moojan Momen..........................................................................275

  Man Is Man: áAbdul-Bahá on Human Evolution
     Ramin Neshati.........................................................................295

  Methods and qualities of the seekers of Reality in Some Answered Questions
     in the light of Bahá'í­ Scriptures
     Julio Savi............................................................................311


  Elucidations

  Comments on the Guardianship and the Universal House of Justice..........................327

  Some Thoughts on the Ministry of the Universal House of Justice
     'Ali Nakhjávání­.......................................................................334

  Classification of the Bahá'í­ Sacred Texts................................................349

  Development of Bahá'í­ Scholarly Activities...............................................351


  Appendices

  Bibliography of Bahá'í­ Writings and abbreviations used in this book......................353

  Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books One-Nine..............................................355

  Publications of the 'Irfán Colloquia.....................................................363