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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An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, aqdws the religion. John Benjamins Publishing Company.

The Royal Asiatic Society. Retrieved September 19, Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory.

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Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: 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. Bausani 9 August All possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: 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. Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”.


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The Ocean of His Words: 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”.

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

University Press of Maryland. Translated by Elder, Earl E. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Baha’i World Center, “.

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

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book. Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified.

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. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Such kiyab of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism. Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran and the Bible.

Holy Kitab I Aqdas (Arabic)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 10 January Date and Constitutive Principles”. 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. Views Read Edit View history. Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where kitwb is likely to have certain social effects.