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Title Studies in modern religions and religious movements and the Babi-Baha'i faiths / edited by Moshe Sharon.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.

Series Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 104
Studies in the history of religions ; 104.
Subject Sects -- History -- Congresses.
Babism -- History -- Congresses.
Bahai Faith -- History -- Congresses.
Alt Name Sharon, Moshe, 1937-
Description 1 online resource (x, 329 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents New religions and religious movements--the common heritage / Moshe Sharon -- On prophecy and early Hasidism / Moshe idel -- Rabbi Kook and his sources : from Kabbalistic historiosophy to national mysticism / Yoni Garb -- Millennialist dreams and apocalyptic nightmares / Moojan Momen -- Millenarianism and nineteenth-century new religions : the Mormon example / Grant Underwood -- Critique of pure gematry / Meir Buzaglo -- The eschatology of globalization : the multiple-messiahship of Bahāʼuʼllāh revisited / Christopher Buck -- The Bābī-state conflict in Māzandarān : background, analysis and review of sources / Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam -- The Azālī-Bahāʼī Faith crisis of September 1867 / Juan R.I. Cole -- Ottoman reform movements and the Bahāʼī Faith, 1860s-1920s / Necati Alkan -- "I never understood any of this from 'Abbās Effendi" : Muḥammad ʻAbduh's knowledge of the Bahāʼī teachings and his friendship with ʻAbdu'l-Bahāʼ ʻAbbās / William McCants -- Bahāʼī and the Holy Land : religiogenesis and Shoghi Effendi's The faith of Bahāʼuʼllah : a world religion / Zaid Lundberg.
Summary "In this book leading scholars contribute comprehensive studies of the religious movements in the late 18th and 19th centuries: the Hassidic movements in Judaism, the Mormon religion, in Christianity, and the Babi-Baha'i faiths in Shi'te Islam. The studies, introduced by the editor's analysis of the underlying common source of this religious activity, lead the reader into a rich world of messianism, millenniarism and eschatological thought fueling the intense modern developments in the three major monotheistic religions."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9004139044 (alk. paper)
9789004139046 (alk. paper)
1429408162 (electronic bk.)
9781429408165 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 182530443
Additional Format Print version: Studies in modern religions, religious movements and the Bābī-Bahā'ī faiths. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004 9004139044 (DLC) 2004045603 (OCoLC)54611273