Biblical, Islamic and Babi-Baha'i Studies




Stephen N. Lambden UCMerced.

In progress - last substantially updated 24-03-2017.


Stephen Lambden,

  • `From Fig-Leaves to Fingernails: Some Notes on the Garments of Adam & Eve in the Hebrew Bible and Select early post-Biblical Jewish Writings' in P. Morris & D. Sawyer (ed.), A Walk in the Garden : Exegesis, Iconography and Literature (Proceedings of a Conference held at the University of Lancaster Jan. 8-9, 1986 , JSOT Supp. 136 )  © Sheffield Academic Press [ISBN 1-85075-338-5], 1992 [written 1985]. 0-lancaster.pdf.  

Some Babi-Baha'i Interpretations and Intertextualities.

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 The Enigmatic  מַלְכִּי־צֶדֶֿק Melchizedek. melchizedek.pdf

  • The Sinaitic Mysteries : Notes on Moses/Sinai Motifs in Babi and Baha'i Scripture, Lambden 1986. Corrected Web edition May 2007. Sinaitic Mysteries.pdf Sinaitic Mysteries.pdf

Expanded Revised Version - Lambden 2016-7.

Intertextual Studies in the Islamic and Babi-Baha'i Interpretations of the Bible and the Qur'an.



بِسْمِ اللهِ الامنع الاقدس

“In the Name of God, the Inaccessible, the Most Holy”

بِسْمِ اللهِ البهي الابهى

“In the Name of God, the Glorious, the All-Glorious”


Huwiyya (The Divine Ipseity, “Selfness”)

The Isra' (Night Journey) and the Mi`rāj (Heavenly Ascent) of the Prophet Muhammad




سورة الكهف






The 1993 Paper and the Printed 1997 version.   PDf. Paraclete.pdf

  • Evolving Beta text of the above revised 2016 article
  • Bibliography on the Paraclete and related figures in select Abrahamic Religious and associated writings.

Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture (Blackwell Companions to Religion)

  •  Stephen Lambden, "Islam' [The Bible and Isrā'īliyyāt in Islamic Literatures]" chapter  9 in John F. A Sawyer  ed. The  Blackwell Companion to The Bible and Culture,  Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2006, pp. 135-157.   Lambden-BCBC.pdf


The Poetess Elizabeth Gibson Chyene (1869-1931).

Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne (1869-1931) : Bibliography

The first wife of TKC was Frances E. Godfrey (1844-1907), the third daughter of the Revd D. R. Godfrey, fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, and rector of Stow, Norfolk, whom he married on 31st January 1882. His second wife was the poetess Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne (1869-1931) daughter of John Pattinson Gibson (a chemist of Hexham) whom he married (aged 69) on August 28th [19th] 1911 about four years after the death of his first wife. Elizabeth Gibson was the sister of the `War Poet' Wilfred Wilson Gibson (b. Hexham 1878-1962). Both  of T.K. Cheyne's marriages were childless.

Edward G. Browne (1862-1926)