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(4) Further Scriptural Tablets of Baha'u'llah relating to the question of the Khatam al-nabiyyin including that to Aqa-yi Bashir-i Ilahi.

 

 

 

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Further Scriptural Tablets of Baha'u'llah relating to the question of the Khatam al-nabiyyin including that to Aqa-yi Bashir-i Ilahi.

Introduction, Translation and Notes

Stephen Lambden UC Merced.

In Progress - Last Updated 19-07-2022,

Aside from references to the question or matter of the for some faith-inhibiting Qur'anic genitive phrase Khatam al-nabiyyin (loosely, "seal of the prophets" ) in the two closely related Arabic and Persian texts dating to 1280 (and perhaps 1281/1862)- the Jawahir al-asrar (Essence-Gems of the Mysteries) and the Kitab-i iqan (Book of Certitude) - there are other writings of Baha'u'llah that touch upon or interpret the khatamiyya ("sealedness") issues and the verse which generated for the bulk of the Muslim world, this seeming or alleged motif of finality without end.