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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Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Translated by Elder, Earl E. Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism.

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

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. 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.


The Royal Asiatic Society. Baha’is believe the Aqdas kitzb and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran and the Bible. Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book.

Date and Constitutive Principles”. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects.

The Ocean of His Words: Scholarly review finds the Aqdas all themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion. An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith.

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Views Read Edit View aqdaas. The book was divided into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:. 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.

Retrieved September 19, It also relates to scriptures of other aqdss by abrogation, explanation, affirmation or reformation — an example of progressive revelation as a principle of the religion.


Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: Elder, and William McElwee Millerwho according to Laurence Elwell-Sutton is an openly hostile Christian minister, [13] published an English translation, “Al-Kitab Al-Aqdas”, [14] through the Royal Asiatic Kiabhowever its translation of the notes section was problematic [15] and overall lacked “poetic sensibility, and skill in Arabic translation”.

University Press of Maryland. Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. Baha’i World Center, “. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed.

John Benjamins Publishing Company. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified.

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. Journal of Law and Religion.

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