Child of the Covenant

Child of the Covenant

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A Study Guide to the Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

A detailed study of this important 'Charter of Bahá'u'lláh's New World Order' using the principle of the relationship of various aspects of the Covenant to each subject mentioned by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in His Will and Testament.

His final book, sequel to The Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh, provides a detailed and insightful study of the Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, the 'Charter of Bahá'u'lláh's New World Order'.

The Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá constitutes a fundamental document of the Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh. Described by Shoghi Effendi as 'the Child of the Covenant' the importance of its study becomes obvious when we note that Shoghi Effendi has stipulated that one of the qualifications of a true believer is 'loyal and steadfast adherence to every clause of our Beloved's sacred Will'.

The organizational principle behind the guide is the relationship of various aspects of the Covenant and its verities to almost every subject mentioned by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in His Will and Testament. In some instances a study is made of a full paragraph, in many cases of a sentence, and sometimes of certain words, resulting in a masterful and illuminating examination of this important document. 

 

Details

Author: Adib Taherzadeh.

Format: Softcover, 480 pages, 15 x 23 cm.

Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2000. 

About Adib Taherzadeh

Adib Taherzadeh (1921 - 2000) was born into an Iranian family in Yazd. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Tehran, and then moved to England in 1948 to pursue advanced studies. He served as a member of the Universal House of Justice between 1988 and 2000.

Works by Adib Taherzadeh