FACULTY: Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani
In The Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees (also the name of a book written by Baharieh Rouhani Maani), we will explore the lives of the women closely related to the Bab, Baha’u’llah, and ‘Abdu’l-Baha: Fatimih Bagum and Khadijih Bagum, the mother and wife of the Bab respectively, titled the Most Favored of All Women; Zahra Bagum, sister of the wife of the Bab; Fatimih Khanum, the second wife of the Bab; Khadijih Khanum, mother of Baha’u’llah; Asiyih Khanum, wife of Baha’u’llah, titled Navvab and the Most Exalted leaf; Bahiyyih Khanum, daughter of Baha’u’llah and sister of ‘Abdu'l-Baha, titled the Greatest Holy Leaf; Fatimih Khanum, the second wife of Baha’u’llah, titled Mahd-i ‘Ulya; Gawhar Khanum, the third wife of Baha’u’llah; the sisters of Baha’u’llah; Jinab-i-Maryam, Baha’u’llah's cousin and sister-in-law, titled the Crimson Leaf; and Munireh Khanum, wife of ‘Abdu’l-Baha.
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Friday, September 22, 2017 - Friday, December 22, 2017
Wilmette Institute: An Online Learning CenterAdministrative Offices atBaha'i National Center1233 Central StreetEvanston, Illinois 60201-2886
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