Origin of Babism
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It was intended for the time when Babism would be prevalent.
Babism, therefore, was a political as well as a religious movement.
The Bahais are ignorant of the dogmas of Babism and of its history and its book.
Buddhism and Babism have counted as many excited and resigned martyrs as even Christianity.The Apostles
Babism inculcates a high morality, and there is a likelihood of its becoming paramount in Persia.The Churches and Modern Thought
- a pantheistic Persian religious sect, founded in 1844 by the Bab, forbidding polygamy, concubinage, begging, trading in slaves, and indulgence in alcohol and drugsCompare Baha'í Faith
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Word Origin and History for babism
1850; see Baha'i.
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