All papers by Jones

There are 4 papers by Jones

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Knowledge, Certitude, and the Mystical Heart: The Hidden Essence of God's Word   e LeRoy Jones English 34 Lights3 In the first lines of the Kitab-i-Íqan, Baha'u'llah writes of attaining "true understanding." He notes that those who thirst for certitude must "cleanse themselves of all that is earthly," and "Then will they be made worthy of the effulgent glories of the sun of divine knowledge and understanding." Repeatedly in the Kitab-i-Íqan, as w... read online  
Mystic Cup, The: The Essential Mystical Nature of the Bahá'í Faith   e LeRoy Jones English 32 Lights2 The concept of the "mystic cup" and its heavenly draught is a fine thread woven throughout Baha'i sacred writings, repeatedly disclosing the fundamentally mystic character of the Baha'i Faith. However, in the u.s. Baha'i community there is often a lack of awareness and little intuitive sense for what constitutes the mystical. Even though the situat... read online  
Ocean of Acceptance, The   e LeRoy Jones English 40 At the heart of the covenant are the acts of recognition and obedience. Baha'u'llah states "The first duty prescribed by God for His servants is the recognition of Him Who is the Dayspring of His Revelation and the Fountain of His laws ... Whoso achieveth this duty hath attained unto all good; and whoso is deprived thereof hath gone astray, though ...  
Third Copernican Revolution, The: "Transparent Dialogue and Relational Theology" — Unity and Diversity and The Development of a Global Vision of God's Relationality   e Christopher Jones English 20 This paper is in two parts. The first part is a reflection on praxis and seeks to examine elements of inter-religious dialogue from a Baha'i perspective. It focuses on both practical and theoretical insights gained while completing a theology degree as a Baha'i in a completely Christian environment. It is proposed that opening ones self to the "o...