An Introduction to Bahā'ī Law: Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures*

  title={An Introduction to Bahā'ī Law: Doctrinal Foundations, Principles and Structures*},
  author={Udo Schaefer},
  journal={Journal of Law and Religion},
  pages={307 - 372}
  • U. Schaefer
  • Published 2003
  • Law
  • Journal of Law and Religion
While the last and most recent of the revealed religions is generally considered to be Islam, religious scholars are gradually recognizing that a religion founded later in the modern era, the Bahā'ī Faith, displays all the characteristics of a universal religion. Whereas scholars working in the field of Islamic Studies tended in the past to treat this religion under the sub-heading “Islamic sects,” and Religious Studies scholars for many years paid little attention to it, more recent research… 
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