Academic journal article The Journal of Baha'i Studies

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Academic journal article The Journal of Baha'i Studies

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As a service to our readers, we are including the hyperlinks to articles related to the subjects presented in this issue. These are articles that have been previously published in the Journal and are available for free on our website.

First is a piece by Paula A. Drewek titled "Feminine Forms of the Divine in Bahá'í Scriptures." The article responds to feminist research in religious studies, but from a Bahá'í perspective and answers the resurgence of interest in a feminine divine in several religions by offering examples of the interaction between male and female principles in Bahá'í sacred writings.

https://bahai-studies.ca/wp-content/ uploads/2014/05/5.1.Drewek.pdf

The article "Metaphor and the Language of Revelation" by Ross Woodman asserts that metaphor is the literal language of the soul. He explains that to enter the realm of metaphor as the language of the soul is to come into direct contact with the Word as the originating power of creation, and in his discussion he explores the metaphorical language as the language of Revelation and the richer unveiling of its meaning that can be found in the writings of the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh.

https://bahai-studies.ca/wp-content/ uploads/2014/05/8.1-1Woodman.pdf

The article "Concealment and Revelation in Bahá'u'lláh's 'Book of the River'" by noted Bahá'í scholar Nader Saiedi examines and counters a thesis previously proposed by Juan Cole that Bahá'u'lláh did not consider himself a Manifestation of God until a short time prior to His Ridván declaration and that Bahá'u'lláh experience in the Siyáh-Chál was not really a divine revelation. …

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