Lights of Irfan volume 14

Lights of Irfan volume 14
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Lights of `Irfán

Papers Presented at the
`Irfán Colloquia and Seminars

Book XIV

Papers published in Lights of `Irfán represent the views of their authors.
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170 B.E. 2013 C.E.
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                        Table of Contents  
    
Preface and title pages...................................................... i 
	 
Yí­nyáng Cosmology and the Baha'i Faith
     Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew.................................................. 1

Collective Security: An Indispensable Requisite for a Lasting Peace
     Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing................................................... 33

Celestial Fire: Bahá'u'lláh as the Messianic Theophany of the Divine Fire
     (átar, ádar, átash) in Zoroastrianism
     Farshid Kazemi......................................................... 45

"These Four States Conferred Upon Thee": Tetrarchic Thinking in
     Philosophy, Theology, Psychology
     Wolfgang Klebel....................................................... 125

Reason and the Bahá'í­ Writings
     Ian Kluge............................................................. 163

Eyewitness Account of the Massacre of Baha'is in Nayriz on the Naw-Ruz
    áAbdu'l-Baha Interred the Remains of The Bab on Mt. Carmel
     Baharieh Rouhani Maani................................................ 233

Role of Principles in the Baha'i Faith: Principles & Fashion
     Farjam Majd........................................................... 261

Commentary on a Passage in the Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
     Moojan Momen.......................................................... 281

áAbdu'l-Bahá's Elucidation of the Concept of the Oneness of Humanity
     During His Western Travels
     Wendi Momen........................................................... 289

í”Abdu'l-Bahá in Egypt: September 1910 í 5 December 1913
     Julio Savi............................................................ 321

Elucidations

Individual Rights and Freedoms
     Universal House of Justice............................................ 367
  
Appendices

Bibliography of Bahá'í­ Writings and Their Abbreviations ................... 387 

Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books One-Thirteen ........................... 388 

Publications of the 'Irfán Colloquia ...................................... 399