Mr. J. A. (Jack) McLean



Epistemology of Mysticism in Baha’u’llah’s Writings

Epistemology refers to the philosophy of knowledge, i.e. how knowledge is acquired and verified. In a Baha’i context, epistemology would refer to the knowledge of God and how it is acquired. This talk will discuss the epistemology of mysticism, with reference to the Baha’i sacred writings. The talk will be based mainly on Jack’s recently published article, “Mystical Experience […] Read More

Mr. J. A. (Jack) McLean

J. A. (Jack) McLean (b. Toronto, 1945) is an independent Bahá’í religion scholar, writer and poet living in Ottawa, Ontario. He has published 5 books in the fields of Bahá’í theology, spirituality, biography and some 30 academic articles on Bahá’í theology and philosophical theology. Two other books are about to be submitted for publication. In […] Read More