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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Retrieved September 19, Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects.

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat The goal of application of the law and its methods are not kiyab cause disturbance and dissension and requires an appreciation for context and intention. Journal of Law and Religion.

An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. 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. Retrieved from ” https: University Press of Maryland. Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory.


Bausani 9 August From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion.

John Benjamins Publishing Company. Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: The Ocean of His Words: Translated by Elder, Earl E.

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. 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.

Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Kitwb. This stands 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.

Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”.


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

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

The Royal Asiatic Society. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed.

Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran and the Bible. Elder, and Kitag McElwee Millerwho according iktab 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”.

Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism. Baha’i World Center, “. Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified.

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