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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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. Baha’i World Center, “. The goal of application of adas law and its methods are not to cause disturbance and dissension and requires an appreciation for context and intention.

Holy Kitab I Aqdas (Arabic)

The Ocean of His Words: Retrieved September 19, John Benjamins Publishing Company. Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism.


Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion. 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 Societyhowever its translation of the notes section was problematic [15] and overall lacked “poetic sensibility, and skill in Arabic translation”.

The book was aqdax into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:. Bausani 9 August Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. 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

An Introduction to the Baha’i Faith. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read All View history. Goswami, Samarendra Nath, ed. Retrieved 10 January Rules and principles are interspersed and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified. Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book.

Indeed, it insists that divine law iktab applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Translated by Elder, Earl E. Retrieved from ” https: The text also moves between statements said to be plain and statements suggesting the key to understanding the book is to aqdaw at the text for clues kitsb itself.

Certain oitab sources of law are specifically abrogated: Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. 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. Journal of Law and Religion. 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.

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