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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Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: Retrieved from ” https: 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. Rules and principles are interspersed aqdxs guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified.

Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion.

An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. Journal of Law kitba Religion. Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism.


Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. 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.

Baha’i World Center, “. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed.

Al-Kitab al-Aqdas or the Most Holy Book

Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. University Press of Maryland. Retrieved 10 January Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects. Retrieved September 19, Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book. Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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.

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.


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The book was divided into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:. The Ocean of His Words: John Benjamins Publishing Company. Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds previous revelations such as the Quran and the Bible.

Bausani 9 August Date and Constitutive Principles”. Translated by Elder, Earl E. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elder, and William McElwee Millerwho according to Laurence Kitba is an openly hostile Christian minister, [13] published an English translation, “Al-Kitab Al-Aqdas”, [14] through the Royal Asiatic Societyhowever its translation of the notes section was problematic [15] and overall lacked “poetic sensibility, and skill in Arabic translation”.

The Royal Asiatic Society.