Mr. Joshua Hall

Bahá’u’lláh and the God of Avicenna

The talk will be discussing my paper “Bahá’u’lláh and the God of Avicenna” published in The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, and I will go over its primary arguments and themes. Namely, I will discuss how Bahá’u’lláh affirms the metaphysical principles underlying Avicenna’s argument for the existence of God, Avicenna’s deduction of divine attributes, the relation […] Read More

Learning the Arabic of the Bahá’í Writings

This is a presentation on the form and function of several provisional translations of Bahá’u’lláh’s Arabic and Persian writings, including the Tablet of the City of Divine Unity and a compilation of previously untranslated prayers and supplications, in addition to verse translations of classical Persian poetry.Resource Document – ArabicPersian Learning Read More