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Laws of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas

The laws of Bahá’u’lláh placed in their historical context.

Bahá’u’lláh’s great Book of Laws, His Most Holy Book, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas, contains the laws that are to provide the foundation of a just society and facilitate the development of virtuous individuals for the next thousand years. The laws revealed by Bahá’u’lláh are uniquely fashioned to address this particular period of humanity’s social and spiritual evolution.

Yet many of the laws brought by Bahá’u’lláh have their roots in the laws of earlier dispensations and their origin can be discerned in the holy books that assisted people to conduct their affairs from the very beginning of human civilisation.

Baharieh Rouhani Ma‘ani and Sovaida Ma‘ani Ewing trace the evolution of the major laws found in the Kitáb-i-Aqdas through the Old and New Testaments, the Qur’án and the writings of the Báb. Their straightforward account places the laws of Bahá’u’lláh in their historical context and...Show More

The laws of Bahá’u’lláh placed in their historical context.

Bahá’u’lláh’s great Book of Laws, His Most Holy Book, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas, contains the laws that are to provide the foundation of a just society and facilitate the development of virtuous individuals for the next thousand years. The laws revealed by Bahá’u’lláh are uniquely fashioned to address this particular period of humanity’s social and spiritual evolution.

Yet many of the laws brought by Bahá’u’lláh have their roots in the laws of earlier dispensations and their origin can be discerned in the holy books that assisted people to conduct their affairs from the very beginning of human civilisation.

Baharieh Rouhani Ma‘ani and Sovaida Ma‘ani Ewing trace the evolution of the major laws found in the Kitáb-i-Aqdas through the Old and New Testaments, the Qur’án and the writings of the Báb. Their straightforward account places the laws of Bahá’u’lláh in their historical context and provides fresh insights into their significance for building a new world order.

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  • Contributors:
    Baharieh Ma'ani (Author) | 
    Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing (Co-Author)
  • Format: Softcover book | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 137 x 208 x 28 mm | 431 g
  • Publisher: George Ronald, 2004
  • Language: English
  • SKU: BKS-STG-L.0270

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About Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing

Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing is the founder and director of The Center for Peace and Global Governance (www.cpgg.org), a virtual think tank and online forum that pools and proposes principled solutions to pressing global problems through publications, podcasts, lectures, workshops and targeted consulting. She is an international lawyer with eighteen years of experience in private and government practice, both in England and a barrister-at-law and in the United States as a licensed attorney.

For the past fifteen years she has been working as an independent scholar writing and lecturing in the areas of global governance and collective security. In addition her books and articles, she maintains a blog at collectivesecurity.blogspot.com that discusses current global issues and proposes principled solutions. Ms. Ma'ani Ewing was born to a Baha'i pioneer family in Kenya, and has lived in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.

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