The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies

The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies


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ISBN-13: 9780415583220
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/26/2010
Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies , #12
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw is Lecturer in Persian Studies and Iranian Literature at the University of Manchester.

Dr Seena B Fazel is Clinical Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Oxford and an honorary Consultant Psychiatrist.

Table of Contents

1. Foreword Dominic Parviz Brookshaw and Seena B. Fazel 2. Messianic Expectation and Evolving Identities: The Conversion of Iranian Jews to the Baha’i Faith Mehrdad Amanat 3. The Conversion of Zoroastrians to the Baha’i Faith Fereydun Vahman 4. Instructive Encouragement: The Tablets of Baha’ullah and ‘Abdu’l-Baha to Baha’i Women in Iran and India Dominic Parviz Brookshaw 5. Baha’i Schools in Iran Moojan Momen 6. Baha’i Health Initiatives in Iran: A Preliminary Survey Seena B. Fazel and Minou Foadi 7. Baha’i Discourses on the Constitutional Revolution Kavian Milani 8. The Comparative Dimension of the Baha’i Case and Prospects for Change in the Future Eliz Sanasarian 9. The Historical Roots of the Persecution of Babis and Baha’is in Iran Abbas Amanat 10. Anti-Baha’ism and Islamism in Iran Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi 11. Anatomy of Prejudice: Reflections on Secular Anti-Baha’ism in Iran H.E. Chehabi 12. The Discourse and Practice of Human Rights Violations of Iranian Baha’is in the Islamic Republic of Iran Reza Afshari

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