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Safini-yi 'Irfan

Safini-yi ‘Irfán, Book XIII

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

167 B.E. 2010 C.E.

Copyright © 2010, Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund



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Table of Contents (translated)

Preface6

PART ONE:
La'álíy-i-`Irfán

A selection of previously unpublished Writings of Baha'u'llahBahá'u'lláh13

PART TWO:
Gulchín-i-`Irfán (Research papers)

A Review of Two Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh: Súratu'l-Amr and Lawhu'l-AmrMuhammad Afnan43
A Review of the Context and Contents of Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet to Pope Pius IXFaruq Izadinia50
A Review of the Context and Content of the Báb's Commentary on Quran's Surah KawtharMehri Afnan76
A study of the Station and Titles of the BábGhasem Bayat91
Two Studies on `Abdu'l-Bahá's Tablets of One Thousand Verses:
1. In Defense of the CovenantFarid Radmehr119
2. Covenant in the Course of HistoryAla' Ghods-Jourabchi177
A Comparative Study of the Laws and Teachings of the Bábí and Bahá'í ReligionsShapour Rassekh236
A Study of Ontology in `Abdu'l-Bahá's Some Answered QuestionsNaser Nbili263
Religion, Reason and Science: Harmony or ConformityMuhammad Afnan293
The Impact of Bahá'í Faith on Iranian Culture and Persian LiteratureShapour Rassekh305
Freedom of Thought and Expression in the Bahá'í FaithIraj Ayman340
Addendum to "A preliminary Study of Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet of the Veil"
(published in Safini yi `Irfán Book 12)
Faruq Izadinia and
Ala ? Ghods Joorabchi
371

PART THREE:
Rashahát-i-`Irfán (Elucidations)

Messages from the Bahá'í World Center:
Guardianship and the Universal House of Justice 379
Infallibility of the Universal House of Justice391
Authority and Centrality of the Universal House of Justice 394

PART FOUR:
Shakhsár-i `Irfán (Elucidations)

List of Articles on the Bahá'í Writings and the Fundamental Principles of
the Bahá'í Faith, Part 5: Articles in Payám-i-Bahá’í (Nos. 1-145)
Siyamak Sahba400

PART FIVE:
Appendices

Bibliography and References402
Tables of Contents of Safíniy-i`Irfán Books One to Twelve408
`Irfán Publications and Distributors420
Errata of Safini-yi Irfán, Book TwelveFaruq Izadinia421