Lights of Irfan volume 16

Lights of Irfan volume 16
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Sponsored by the Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund
172 B.E. 2015 C.E.
ISBN 978-3-942426-25-1

Copyright © 2015, Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund


                                           Table of Contents  
    
Preface and title pages.................................................................... 3

The Ten Plagues of the Exodus in Light of the Bahá’í Writings
     JoAnn M. Borovicka ................................................................... 9

Freud’s Transference and the Four States of Bahá’u’lláh
     Wolfgang A. Klebel .................................................................. 27

Procrustes’ Bed: The Insufficiency of Secular Humanism
     Ian Kluge ........................................................................... 49

Women and Wisdom in Scripture
     Baharieh Rouhani Ma‘ani.............................................................. 93

On Existence and Qualities of the Human Soul
     Farjam Majd......................................................................... 123

Shoghi Effendi’s Translation of Terms Related to Law in Bahá’í Scripture
     Moojan Momen........................................................................ 175

Shared Prosperity: How Does That Work?
     Wendi Momen......................................................................... 199

A Hymn to Love (Sáqí, bi-dih ábí)
     Julio Savi ......................................................................... 223

“At Dawn the Friend came to my bed”: An early fruit of the Supreme Pen
     Julio Savi ......................................................................... 273

Elucidation

   Intellectual Life and the Future of Bahá’í Studies
     Universal House of Justice ......................................................... 341

In Memoriam

     Kamran Ekbal (1946-2014) ........................................................... 347

Appendices

     Bibliography of Bahá'í Writings and Their Abbreviations ............................ 351

     Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books 1-15 ............................................ 352

     Publications of the 'Irfán Colloquia ............................................... 364

     Distributors of ‘Irfán Publications................................................. 365

     Vision and Objectives............................................................... 366