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Baha Ullah

(Encyclopedia) Baha Ullah or Baha Allahbähä´ o͝ol´ä [Arab.,=glory of God], 1817–92, Persian religious leader originally named Mirza Husayn Ali Nuri. One of the first disciples of the Bab (see Babism…

Babism

(Encyclopedia) Babism bä´bĭzəm, system of doctrines proclaimed in Persia in 1844 by Ali Muhammad of Shiraz. Influenced by the Shaykhi Shiite theology that viewed the Twelve Imams as incarnations of…

Baha'i

(Encyclopedia) Baha'i bähä´ē, –hī´, bə–, religion founded by Baha Ullah (born Mirza Huseyn Ali Nuri) and promulgated by his eldest son, Abdul Baha (1844–1921). It is a doctrinal outgrowth of…

Baha’u’llah

Name at birth: Mirza Husayn-'Ali-i-NuriIn 1844, Syyid Ali-Muhammad broke from mainstream Islam, called himself the Bab ("the gate") and prophesied the coming of a man who would be the "Manifestation…