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Divisions and authority claims in Babism (1850–1866)

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This chapter focuses on events of the period following the Bāb's death. The earliest expression of the Bahāʾī attitude is found in the writings of Mīrzā Ḥusayn ʿAlī Bahāʾ Allāh from the Edirne period (1864-68), such as the Lawʿ-i sirāj. A modified version first appeared in ʿAbbās Effendi ʿAbd al-Bahā’s Maqāla-yi shakhsī sayyāḥ, where it is stated that Bahāʾ Allāh and Mullā ʿAbd al-Karīm Qazvīnī devised a plan whereby Yaḥyā was to be made well known so that his brother could "remain protected from the interference of all men," an arrangement the Bāb himself is said to have approved. The concept of wiṣāya is one of the most fundamental of Shīʿī doctrines, not only with regard to Islam, but in respect of every previous revelation.

Keywords: Bāb; Babism

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