Bahaullah's Bishrt (Glad-Tidings): A Proclamation to Scholars and Statesmen

  title={Bahaullah's Bishrt (Glad-Tidings): A Proclamation to Scholars and Statesmen},
  author={Christopher Buck and Youli A. Ioannesyan},
  journal={Baha'i Studies Review},
This article is a historical and textual study of the one of the major writings of Baha’u’llah: the Lawh. -i Bishārāt (‘Tablet of Glad-Tidings’), revealed circa 1891, and advances new theories as to its provenance and purpose. The ‘Tablet of GladTidings’ is a selective compendium of Baha’u’llah’s laws and principles, sequentially presented in a series of 15 ‘Glad-Tidings’. As the Arabic term, Bisharat, suggests, these ‘Glad-Tidings’ were a public announcement of some of the essential teachings… Expand
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