Lights of Irfan volume 6

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Lights of `Irfán

Papers Presented at the
`Irfán Colloquia and Seminars

Book VI

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

  The Life and Times of August Forel
     Sheila Banani...........................................................1

  A Bahá'í­ Understanding of Reincarnation in Relation to the World's Faiths
     Sateh Bayat and Vafa Bayat..............................................21

  Autobibliography in the Writings of the Báb
     Vahid Brown.............................................................47
     Appendix: A Provision Translation of the Khutba Dhikriyya...............59

  Models and Idols: Towards a Philosophy of the Community of Mind
     Sháhbaz Fatheazam.......................................................69

  True of Thyself: The Mystical Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and 
     Ken Wilber's System of Integral Philosophy
     Wolfgang Klebel.........................................................87

  Bahá'í­ Ontology: An Initial Reconnaissance
     Ian Kluge...............................................................121

  'Abdu'l Bahá's Tablet of the Two Calls: Civilizing Barbarity
     Manooher Mofidi.........................................................161

  SunWALK: A Bahá'í­-inspired Model of Education
     Roger Prentice..........................................................173

  Interpretation and the Guardianship
     Ian Semple..............................................................203

  The Signs of Prophet-Hood: An Exposition on a Tablet by 'Abdu'l-Bahá
     James B. Thomas.........................................................217

  Elucidations

  Infallibility of the Guardian of the Bahá'í­ Faith
     Research Department of the Universal House of Justice...................237

  A Commentary on the Conclusion on True Mysticism
     Enoch Tanyi.............................................................239

  Appendices

  Bibliographies and abbreviations used in this book.........................241

  Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books One-Five................................243

  Publications of the 'Irfán Colloquia.......................................249