The Active Force and That Which Is Its Recipient
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Johnson, R. “The Active Force and That Which Is Its Recipient: A Bahá’í View of Creativity”. The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, vol. 27, no. 4, Dec. 2017, pp. 29-53, doi:10.31581/jbs-27.4.3(2017).

Abstract

Applying a framework for understanding the creative process generally, this essay explores the notion that the universe is coded to be creative. The view is offered that the universal system exists in a perpetually poised, generative, dynamic state and that creativity is the fundamental reality of the universe. Utilizing the concept of “covenant” as a metaphor for the governance structure of the universal generative dynamic, the author investigates the unique role of consciousness in the creative process.

https://doi.org/10.31581/jbs-27.4.3(2017)
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