Studies in Babi and Baha'i History, Vol. 1 - Moojan Momen - Hardcover - 1st edAuthor:
Publisher: Kalimat Press
Summary: A collection of pioneering works, now a full scholarly series with essays & monographs. Eight volumes include studies of the history of the Babi & Baha'i communities in Iran, in India & in the West; articles on local Baha'i communities, the development of devotional life, conversion patterns, hierarchy & organization, internal social networks & relations & Baha'i identity. Comments about the series include: "The seri...es demonstrates both that a critical mass of young scholars interested in these movements have formed & that the Baha'i community in the U.S. can now support academic books on the religion."--(British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Bulletin). "...much more work needs to be done on Baha'i history in Iran...that process is now underway & this collection carries it further."--(Middle East Journal). "There is...a mass of information here that could be used in more comparative or theoretically-oriented studies ..."--(Iranian Studies). "... a fascinating volume which offers much new information on the development of a modern faith."--(Religious Studies Review). "This volume is well worth reading by anyone seriously interested in religion in modern Iran."--(British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Bulletin). [read more]
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