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Safini-ya 'Irfan
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Safini-yi Irfn, Book XI

Studies in Principal Beliefs and Sacred Texts of the Bah' Faith

Collections of the papers presented at the Irfn Colloquia in Persian

'Irfn Colloquia
Asr-i-Jadid Publishers
Darmestadt, Germany


Sponsored by the Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund

165 B.E. 2008 C.E.

Published by Persian-American Affairs Office
National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha?'i?s of the United States
Wilmette, Illinois



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Table of Contents (translated)

PrefaceIraj Ayman5

PART ONE:
La'a?li?y-i-`Irfa?n (Selections from the Writings)

Lawh-i-Hertik (Tablet to Hardegg)11
From the Writings of Baha?ulla?h13
From the Writings of `Abdu'l-Baha?23

PART TWO:
Golchi?n-i-`Irfa?n (Research papers)

A Brief review of Baha?ulla?hs Tablet to Georg HardeggMuhammad Afnan29
An overview of Selections from the Writings of the Ba?bMehri Afnan35
The Ba?bs Commentary on the verse 35 in Nu?r chapter of Qura?nFarid Radmehr44
A review of Baha?ulla?hs Tablet to Mulla `Abdur-Razza?q`Ala? Ghods-Jourabchi78
A review of Baha?ulla?hs Tablet on Manifestation of GodMona Alizadeh106
Justice recommended in Baha?ulla?hs Tablets addressed to the kings and rulersFaruq Izadinia120
The Baha?i? CovenantAli Nakhjavani143
`Abdul-Baha?s Divine PlanShapour Rassekh155
Background of the Tablets of the Divine Plan in previous religions,
and in the Ba?bs and Baha?ulla?hs dispensations
Shapour Rassekh185
The concept and function of planning in the Baha?i? FaithShapour Rassekh201
Baha?i? EthicsMuhammad Afnan212
Unity in DiversitySharareh Zabihian227
How to do deeper studies in the WritingsJila Shahriari250
From highway robbery to a mystic lifeFarid Radmehr290

PART THREE:
Rashaha?t-i-`Irfa?n (Elucidations)

Disconnected letters in the WritingsVahid Rafati301
Four Pillars of the House of UnityMuhammad Afnan312
The expression of Jin in QuranMuhammad Afnan314
A historic letter from Muhibus-Sulta?nVahid Rafati318
A poem by Masood QazviniVahid Rafati328

PART FOUR:
Obituaries

Dr. Manuchehr SalmanpourIraj Ayman333
Ruhullah MomtaziIraj Ayman340
Enayat SadeghianVahid Rafati344

PART FIVE:
Shakhsa?r-i `Irfa?n (Elucidations)

List of articles on Baha?i? Writings and fundamental principles of the Baha?i? Faith
published in the journal A?hang-i-Badi?`
Siyamak Sahba351

PART SIX:
Appendices

Bibliography and References361
Tables of Contents of Safi?niy-i`Irfa?n Books One to Ten367
`Irfa?n Publications374
Errata of Safi?niy-i-`Irfa?n, Book TenFaruq Izadinia375