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  Answering Bahaullah / baha'u'llah and the bahai / baha'i faith - 4 bahai analogies - bahai2
The Azalis are the Babis proper, being those followers of the Bab who remained faithful to Mirza Yahya, the Bab's actual successor, and rejected the extravagant claims of Bahaullah, while the Bahais set up a new religion for themselves in which Bab, the actual founder, had no place.
The Bahais assert that by claiming to be the Bab, he meant that he was the forerunner of Bahaullah in the sense in which John the Baptist, the second Elijah, was the forerunner of Jesus Christ, the promised Messiah of the Jews.
Of this we are assured by the Babis, though the new title assumed by him was nuqta, which means the 'point', or the focus to which all previous dispensations converged.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/3016/bahai2.htm   (3416 words)

 Appreciations of the Baha'i Faith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was not the first, and still less the last, of a long line of martyrs who have testified that even in a country gangrene with corruption and atrophied with indifferentism like Persia, the soul of a nation survives, inarticulate, perhaps, and in a way helpless, but still capable of sudden spasms of vitality.
Babiism which diffused itself in less than five years from one end of Persia to another, which was bathed in 1852 in the blood of its martyrs, has been silently progressing and propagating itself.
From the facts that Babiism in its earliest years found itself in conflict with the civil powers and that an attempt was made by Bábís upon the life of the Shah, it has been wrongly inferred that the movement was political in origin and Nihilist in character.
bahai-library.com /?file=appreciations_bahai_faith.html   (16694 words)

 Answering Bahaullah / baha'u'llah and the bahai / baha'i faith - 4 bahai analogies - The Babi Religion - part 5
The main argument of the truth of the Babi religion is, however, considered to be the firmness and perseverance shown by its adherents under the persecution of its opponents.
The Babis fought under the impression that as the Bab was the Promised Mahdi, they would soon subdue their enemies and be the lords of the land.
The Babi author interprets it thus: The verse speaks of the 'temple that is more remote', which means the temple at Jerusalem.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/3016/bahai5.htm   (5187 words)

 Iranian Millenarianism and Democratic Thought   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The social tensions produced by the advent of a new religion led to clashes between Shi`ites and Babis and thence to a collusion of the state and the ulama in crushing the movement.
The Nuri brothers played a low-key role in the early Babi movement, but the Bab increasingly turned to them in his last days, since his first eighteen major disciples were dying in clashes with the state.
On the other hand, "Babi" was often a code-word for dangerous dissident, and one would not wish to hang a great deal on this vague report.
www-personal.umich.edu /~jrcole/bhconst.htm   (13842 words)

 BABIISM - Online Information article about BABIISM
The intelligence, integrity and morality of the Babis are high, but their efforts to improve the social position of woman have been much exaggerated.
They were in no way concerned (as was at the time falsely alleged) in the assassination of Nasiru'd-Din Shah in May 1896.
In the constitutional movement in Persia (1907) the Babis, though their sympathies are undoubtedly with the reformers, wisely refrained from outwardly identifying themselves with that party, to whom their open support, by alienating the orthodox mujtahids and mullds, would have proved fatal.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /AUD_BAI/BABIISM.html   (2048 words)

 End of Darkness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the Czarist Russia thought of him as a proper means of breaking up the united ranks of the Shias against itself, it gave him a free hand on the principle of "divide and rule", and helped him to propagate his ideas.
His followers were sent to various parts of Iran to convert people to Babiism, and there were started riots so as to engage Iran's military forces in suppressing this confusion, while the colonizers could easily secure what they desired.
God and he who is with him witness that this humble servant has no intention to act contrary to the satisfaction of the God of Universe and His deputies, even though my existence is wholly sinful.
www.yamahdi.com /books/end/end5.htm   (1663 words)

 OPTED v0.03 Letter New
) A member of the sect of the Babis consisting of the adherents of Baha (Mirza Husain Ali, entitled "Baha 'u 'llah," or, "the Splendor of God"), the elder half brother of Mirza Yahya of Nur, who succeeded the Bab as the head of the Babists.
Baha in 1863 declared himself the supreme prophet of the sect, and became its recognized head.
) A child or baby; specif., a representation in art of the infant Christ.
www.phy.hr /~matko/DICTIONARY/v003/wb1913_new.html   (18301 words)

 WDU 7:4
Babism (alternately Babiism) was a short-lived offshoot of Islam in the 19
Protocol demands that when the King stands, everyone else must do so as well, and thus the tradition of the “standing ovation” began.
In truth, George III wasn’t moved by the music, a baby hedgehog had shuffled across his pantaloon, startling him.
www.branchfloridians.org /wdu74.html   (7069 words)

 Mahdi: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was named Syed Mohammad and is also remembered as Syed Mohammad Jaunpuri (1443 C.E. People who saw themselves as Mahdi
Syed Mohammad Jaunpuri (Syed Mohammad Jaunpuri: more facts about this subject) (1443 C.E. Siyyid Mírzá 'Alí-Muhammad (The Báb (The Báb: more facts about this subject)), the founder of Babiism and forerunner of the Bahá'í Faith (Bahá'í Faith: the baháí faith is a monotheistic religion whose members follow the teachings of baháulláh,...
Muhammad Ahmad (Muhammad Ahmad: more facts about this subject), who opposed the British in the Sudan (Sudan: A republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) at the end of the 19
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/mahdi   (1268 words)

As an example the incidents of Badasht, Neyriz, Zanjan, and Ghal'a Sheikh Tabarsi at that time may be mentioned.(69)
Abol-Fazl Golpayegani, the well-known Baha'i missionary, has quoted, in his book "Kash fol Gheta'e", a letter written by Ali-Muhammad Shirazi to the crown prince, Nasser-eddin Mirza, at the same meeting begging for pardon.
Abass Afendi, titled Abdol-Boha, who is another leader of Babiism, has seen this book, shown much appreciation of it to Golpayegani and ordered its publication.(81)
www.al-shia.com /html/eng/books/beliefs/mahdi's-advent-the-end-of-darkness/05.htm   (1406 words)

 THE AWAITED SAVIOR 14 - 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
So far we can distinguish between the real Imam and this claimant that the real Imam would never come with contradictory claims as in this case.
It is interesting to know that this same Mirza Ali-Muhammed passed through the stages of claiming 1) Babiism; 2) Imamah; 3) Prophethood and 4) godhead.
In the year 1264 (AH), which coincided with his declaration and the ensuing riots in various parts of Iran, he was at a meeting held in Tabriz.
www.rafed.net /books/other-lang/savior/13.html   (4324 words)

 another christian forgery: christians refer to jesus as king of the jews [Archive] - Ummah.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John 18: 33 - 37 Matthew 27: 1, 2, 11 - 14 Mark 15: 1- 5 Luke 23: 1 - 5, all record this.
It wasn't the first time this had happened, for when the magi came in search of the new born baby whose star they had seen in the east, they also asked Herod "where is he that is born King of the Jews".
Christians call Jesus "King of Kings and Lord of Lords", as declared and described in the Revelation picture of Revelation 17:14 and in 1 Timothy 6:15
www.ummah.net /forum/archive/index.php/t-59555.html   (18184 words)

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