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Historical Dictionary of the Baha'i Faith

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Through the use of photographs, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on nearly every aspect of the religion, and appendixes listing the genealogy of the Founders, statistical information, and lists of apostles, disciples, Hands of the Cause, Knights of Bah 'u'll h as well as of more than 930 believers who have contributed to its growth and development, this book is a fundamental tool for finding information on all things related to the Bah ' Faith.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part 1 Series Editor's Foreword Part 2 Preface Part 3 The Epochs of the Formative Age Part 4 Chronology Part 5 Introduction Part 6 THE DICTIONARY Part 7 Appendixes Part 8 Notes Part 9 Bibliography Part 10 About the Author

Portrait

Hugh Adamson served for 11 years as the secretary general of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United Kingdom and is a Baha'i of 40 years. He currently is an adjunct professor in the business faculty of Phoenix University, and teaches engineering at H. V. Jenkins HS School of Engineering, in Savannah, GA.

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The bibliography is among the best of its kind, and the many appendixes help the reader with detailed information. The dictionary is readable and comprehensive to the general reader. As an introduction to the religion, it serves as a gathering place for the data. -- ARBA [for 1st Edition] For libraries with large theological or Baha'i concentrations and those that own the first edition... Library Journal This work is a useful source of information about persons active in the Baha'i religion, the Persian terms it uses abundantly, and its basic ideas. -- THE QUEST [for 1st Edition] Adamson (business, South U., Georgia; Brewton Parker College, Georgia) served as the secretary general of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i in the UK for 11 years and is a Baha'i of 35 years. His reference text provides a general historical overview of both Babi and Baha'i religions and a theological overview of the Baha'i Faith, from its beginnings to the present day. The text includes photographs, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, hundreds of cross-referenced entries on nearly every aspect of the religion, and appendixes listing the genealogy of the Founders, statistical information, and lists of apostles, disciples, Hands of the Cause, and Knights of Baha'u'llah. The text has been revised throughout with new and updated entries. The bibliography includes new commentaries published since the 1998 edition and online sources. Reference and Research Book News, May 2007
EAN: 9780810850965
ISBN: 0810850966
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: 613 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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