al-Kitab al-Aqdas. Completed in in the House of `Abbud in `Akka. This version edited by Aleksandr Tumanskii, Kitabe Akdes: “Le livre le plus saint” des . The Kitáb-i-Aqdas, the Most Holy Book of the Bahá’í Faith. Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book. Series: Oriental Translation Fund, Royal Asiatic Society, Volume: Author: Baha’u’llah. Publication Date: 1 June.

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The Ocean of His Words: Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: John Benjamins Publishing Company. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed.

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

Indeed, it insists that divine law kitsb applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects. Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: The goal of application of the law and its methods are not to cause disturbance and dissension and requires an appreciation for context and intention.

Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. Baha’i World Center, “.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The text also moves between statements said to be plain and statements suggesting the key to understanding the book is to look at the text for clues to itself.


The Royal Asiatic Society. The book was divided into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:.

Holy Kitab I Aqdas (Arabic)

Bausani 9 August Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. Elder, and William McElwee Millerwho according to Laurence Elwell-Sutton is an openly hostile Christian minister, [13] published an English translation, “Al-Kitab Al-Aqdas”, [14] through the Royal Asiatic Societyhowever its translation of the notes section was problematic [15] and overall lacked “poetic sensibility, and skill in Arabic translation”.

University Press of Maryland. Date and Constitutive Principles”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 10 January Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified. Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism. Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and all organization, or governance, of the religion.

Journal of Law and Religion. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved September 19, An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. It also relates to scriptures of other religions by abrogation, explanation, affirmation or reformation — an example of progressive revelation as a principle of the religion. Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book.


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Additionally one is to eschew emphasis in the development of textualist and intentionalist arguments about the law though some of this is visible in scholarship on the Aqdas. Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran aqdax the Bible. Translated by Elder, Earl E.

This zl in some distinction from other scriptures by not using triumphal tones as the voice of God is given to be viewed but rather one of progressive development, social context, and outright delay in application until another day.

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