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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book.
Date and Constitutive Principles”. Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. 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. Baha’i World Center, “. 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. Journal of Law and Religion.
Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified. The book was divided into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:. The Ocean of His Words: Retrieved September 19, Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Translated by Elder, Earl E.
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. 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.
An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. Elder, and William McElwee Millerwho kitxb to Laurence Elwell-Sutton is an openly hostile Christian minister,  published an English translation, “Al-Kitab Al-Aqdas”,  through the Royal Asiatic Societyhowever its translation of the notes section was problematic  and overall lacked “poetic sensibility, and skill in Arabic translation”.
Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran and the Bible.
Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book
Retrieved from ” https: Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects. Views Read Edit View history.
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Holy Kitab I Aqdas (Arabic)
The Royal Asiatic Society. Retrieved 10 January Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion.
Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion kktab Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism. Bausani 9 August