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Safini-ya 'Irfan
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Safini-yi ‘Irfán, Book X

Studies in Principal Beliefs and Sacred Texts of the Bahá'í Faith

Collections of the papers presented at the ‘Irfán Colloquia in Persian

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


Sponsored by the Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund

164 B.E. 2007 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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PART TWO
Gulchín-i-`Irfán (Essays)

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Table of Contents (translated)

Preface 5

PART ONE
La'áliy-i-`Irfán (Some Unpublished Bahá'í Writings)

From the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh10
From the Writings of `Abdu'l-Bahá 18

PART TWO
Gulchín-i-`Irfán (Essays)

A Brief Review of Baha?’u’lla?h’s Tablet of Ridva?n-ul-`AdlMuhammad Afnan24
An Account of the Ba?b’s Kita?b-ul-Asma?’Muhammad Afnan32
A Study in the Ba?b’s Commentary on "Hidden Treasure"Farid Radmehr38
The Ba?b’s Letters to His Uncle, Kha?l-i AkbarMehri Afnan74
Background Sources of some of the ahadith quoted in the Persian Baya?nVahid Rafati83
The Hidden Words: A Movement from Imperfection to PerfectionFaruq Izadinia100
A Review of Baha?’u’lla?h’s Tablet of Surat-ul-Baya?nSana Alizadeh-Rouhani146
An Analytical Review of One of the Tablets of Baha?’u’lla?hMina Yazdani164
The Lesser Peace and the Most Great PeaceAli Nakhjavani177
The Concept of Justice in Baha?’i? WritingsShapour Rassekh187
Exercising Justice in Means of Livelihood: A Study in the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Baha?Shapour Rassekh202
Revealed Verses: Criterion for the Validity of the Manifestation of GodMuhammad Afnan219
Baron Rosen’s Archive Collection of Ba?bi? and Baha?’i? MaterialsYouli Ioannesyan241
Independent Search for Truth and Baha?’i? EducationSharareh Zabihian247

PART THREE
Rashahát-i-`Irfán (Elucidations)

Personification of Manifestation of GodMuhammad Afnan262
Khalij-i Asma?’ (The Gulf of Names)Muhammad Afnan264
Bada? (Non-fulfillment of the Divine Promise)Muhammad Afnan267

PART FOUR
Shákhsár-i `Irfán

List of Articles on Baha?’i? Writings Published in the Journal 'Andali?bSiyamak Sahba268

PART FIVE
Appendices

Bibliography and References280
Tables of Contents of Safíniy-i-`Irfán, Books One to Nine287
`Irfán Colloquium Publications293
Errata of Safíniy-i-`Irfán, Book NineFaruq Izadinia294