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There are 6 papers by Lewis

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Englishing Scripture in the 21st Century: Comparative strategies for translating Bahá'u'lláh's poetry Franklin Lewis English 65  
First We Must Speak of Logical Proofs: Some Reflections on `Abdu'l-Bahá's Discourse in America Franklin Lewis English 107 This essay reflects upon the positioning of Abdu'l-Baha's discourses in the United States as examples of interfaith dialogue and attempts to draw some paradigmatic conclusions from them about current Baha'i efforts at interfaith discourse. In addition, it evaluates the reception of this public presentation or recitation of the Baha'i message in in...  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Englishing Scripture in the 21st Century: Comparative strategies for translating Bahá'u'lláh's poetry Franklin Lewis فارسی 64  
Scripture as Literature: The Writings of Bahá'u'llah in their Literary Context Frank Lewis English 2 The writings of Mirza Husayn-'All Núri, Baha'u'llah (1817-92), are said to number about 15,000 books and letters, and constitute the primary scripture of the Bahaii religion. Because of Baha'u'llah's claim to be a Manifestation of God (mazhar-i-ilahi), His Writings have been studied, like most scripture, primarily for their theological and ... read online  
Short Poem by "Darvísh" Muhammad, Bahá'u'lláh: Sáqí az ghayb-i baqá burqa' bar afkan az 'idhár, A: An Introduction and Three Versions of Provisional English Translations Frank Lewis English - Lights2 read online  
Theological and Rhetorical Significance of Mathnavíy-i-Mubárak Frank Lewis English 30 Baha'u'llah composed several formal poems in rhyme and meter. One of these poems, the Mathnaviy-i-Mubarak, concerns Baha'u'llah's disclosure of his station to the Babis and to humanity. Baha'u'llah's Mathnavi alludes to the world-famous Mathnavi of Jalal al-Din Rumi, whose followers founded the spiritual confraternity known as the "Whirling Dervish...