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

Marriage is highly recommended but is stated to not be obligatory. Scholarly review finds the Aqdas has themes of laws of worship, societal relations and administrative organization, or governance, of the religion. Certain possible sources of law are specifically abrogated: Al-kitab al-aqdas or The most holy book. Elder, and William McElwee Millerwho according to Laurence Elwell-Sutton is an openly hostile Christian minister, [13] aqdzs 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”.


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. Such methods of application of law in a religious context are, in the opinion of Roshan Danish, common in Islam and Judaism.

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. Journal of Law and Religion.

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 and guide interpretation, and authority and limits for authorized interpretation are also specified. Retrieved mitab ” https: Baha’i World Center, “.

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From Wikipedia, the free aqdss. Further reading [ edit ] The Kitab-i-Aqdas: 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.

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, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Baha’is believe the Aqdas supersedes and succeeds kjtab revelations such as the Quran and the Bible. Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures”. Retrieved 10 January The Ql of His Words: Date and Constitutive Principles”.

Holy Kitab I Aqdas (Arabic)

Bausani 9 August Indeed, it insists that divine law is applicable only in situations with requisite conditions, where it is likely to have certain social effects. The book was divided into six main themes in the Synopsis and Codification by Shoghi Effendi:. Translated by Elder, Earl E. John Benjamins Publishing Company.

University Press of Maryland. The Royal Asiatic Society.

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