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by Mark Towfiq
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"THE people, during the absence of the Báb, re-enacted ..."

THE people, during the absence of the Báb, re-enacted the episode of the Calf by setting up a blaring figure which embodied animal features in human form [1] ...


Whenever the people ask Thee of the appointed Hour say: Verily the knowledge of it is only with My Lord, [2] Who is the Knower of the unseen. There is none other God but Him--He Who hath created you from a single soul, [3] and I have no control over what profiteth Me or harmeth Me, but as My Lord pleaseth. [4] Indeed God is Self-Sufficient and He, My Lord, standeth supreme over all things. Chapter LXIX.



1. [cf. Qur'án 7:146; 20:90]

2. [cf. Qur'án 7:186]

3. [cf. Qur'án 4:1]

4. [cf. Qur'án 10:50]