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Baha'i
(1,121 words)

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1. The Baha'i religion rests on traditions of Iranian Islamic history of religion, as well as on interweavings with the more ancient revelatory religions Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism. Thus, its type is that of a monotheistic prophetical religion. The cultural conditions of its appearance in Islamic Iran in the nineteenth century weigh upon relations between the Islamic world and Baha'i to this da…

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Hutter, Manfred, “Baha'i”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 29 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00037>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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