The Calling: Tahirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries

By: Ahdieh, Hussein; Hillary Chapman

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The Calling by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman describes Tahirih (Qurrat al-‘Ayn), the trailblazing female nineteenth century Iranian poet, theologian and religious-revolutionary leader in a fresh, new manner, juxtaposing and interweaving her life and work with that of her American contemporaries--Mother Ann Lee, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Olympia Brown, Ellen White and Mary Baker Eddy--women whose existence she was probably not aware of, but who shared with her a spiritual bond and vision of progress and justice. In 1852 she was executed by a state fearful of her message. Her last words were “You can kill me as soon as you like, but you cannot stop the emancipation of women.”

Title: The Calling: Tahirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries

Author: Ahdieh, Hussein; Hillary Chapman

ISBN: 1588141454

ISBN-13: 9781588141453

Location Published: Bethesda, MD, Ibex Publishers: 2017

Binding: Softcover

Language: English

Jacket Condition: 322

Trim: 6 x 9 inches

lbs: 1.50 lbs

Categories: Religion & Philosophy

Catalog #: 9781588141453

Keywords: bahai babi iran persia tahereh tahirih