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5 Bahāʾism
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In Volume 4: Law; Tradition; Religion; Sufism; Bahāʾism; Prayers; Hinduism; Translations from Sanskrit, Hindi, and other Indian Languages, Ethics; Philosophy; Logic

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A number of connected works are also listed in Section (3) Religion above.

§ 694. ʿAbd al-Bahāʾ (1844–1920).

Mufāwaḍat i ʿAbd al-Bahāʾ.

Abridgement: Guftār i rūḥ-parwar, by M. Riḍā “Hazār” S̲h̲īrāzī (cf. pl. i Add. ad no. 452 [452a]): S̲h̲īrāz ahs 1305/1926–7 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 344).

For a number of works by ʿAbd al-Bahāʾ see zdmg. 83 (1929) pp. *12* and *33*.

§ 695. ʿAbd al-Salām Āk̲h̲ūnd-zādah, S̲h̲aik̲h̲ al-Islām of Caucasia.

(1)
Radd bar Īqān, completed in 1311/1893–4: Tiflīs 1314/1896–7 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 310).
(2)
Mudāfaʿah bar muqābalah i k̲h̲aṣm, a reply to a Bahāʾī rejoinder to his Radd bar Īqān: Tiflīs 1314/1896–7 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 348).

§ 696. S̲h̲. M. b. Ismāʿīl Maḥallātī Najafī died after 1325/1907.

Guftār i k̲h̲wus̲h̲ i yār-qulī, anti-Bahāʾī polemic in the form of a tale: Mas̲h̲had 1343/1944–5 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 344).

§ 697. Abū ’l-Faḍl M. b M. Riḍā Gulpāyagānī, Bahāʾī missionary, died in Cairo in 1336/1917–18 or 1337/1918–19.

Farāʾid, completed in Cairo in 1315/1898, mainly as a rejoinder to two works by the S̲h̲aik̲h̲ al-Islām of Tiflīs, Radḍ bar Īqan (cf. no. 695 (1) supra) and Mudāfaʿah bar muqābalah i k̲h̲aṣm (no. 695 (2)): Cairo 1315/1898 (731 pp. cf. Browne Materials p. 147, Mas̲h̲had iv p. 331).

[For a work by M. K̲h̲ān Kirmānī refuting the Farāʾid, see pl. iv no. 543 (4) supra. v.s.]

§ 698. ʿAlī Aṣg̲h̲ar b. Rajab-ʿAlī Yazdī Ardakānī, surnamed (mulaqqab bi-) Majd al-ʿUlamāʾ.

al-Hadīyat al-Mahdawīyah fī radd al-ṭāʾifat al-Bābīyah, a reply to the Farāʾid of Gulpāyagānī (see no. 697 supra), completed in 1320/1902: Tihrān 1325/1907 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 364).

§ 699. S. Nāṣir al-Dīn b. M. Hās̲h̲im Najafābādī Iṣfahānī.

al-Ḥujjat al-bālig̲h̲ah fī tanbīh al-qulūb al-zāʾig̲h̲ah, a refutation of Bahāʾism and an account of controversy with Munīr Nabīl-zādah circ. 1329/1911: D̲h̲arīʿah vi p. 260 no. 1420, Mas̲h̲had 1348/1929–30 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 304).

§ 700. S̲h̲. ʿAlī b. Ḥabīb Allāh b. ʿAbd Allāh Abīwardī S̲h̲īrāzī died ahs 1317/1938–9.

Duzd bi-gīr, on the alleged misuse of S̲h̲īʿite traditions by the Bahāʾīs in support of their doctrines: D̲h̲arīʿah viii p. 148 no. 583, Tihrān 1345/1926–6 (Mas̲h̲had iv p. 308).

§ 701. Appendix

(1)
Faṣl al-kalām, in Arabic, an Azalī attack on Bahāʾism, by an anonymous author no mss.?

Persian translation: (beg. Bi-smi ’llāhi ’l-amnaʿi ’l-aqdasal-Ḥ. l. ’l. hadānā): Mas̲h̲had iv p. 213 no. 912 (35 foll.).

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