Les Paradigmes cachés de l’histoire

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Lepain, J.-M. “Les Paradigmes cachés De l’histoire: Comparaison De l’histoire Des Premiers siècles Du Christianisme Et De La Foi bahá’íe”. The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, Mar. 2021, pp. 27-53, doi:10.31581/jbs-6.2.3(1994).


In order to explore the lessons that can be learned from history when these lessons have a relevance to our era and our near future, the author adopts a perspective of philasophy of history, grounded in the Weltanschauung or vision of the world of a civilization. He then studies the following paradigms of Christian history which provide enlightenment on Bahá’í history: the rise and decline of a civilization, the role of the Zeitgeist or spirit of the century, transculturalism, and political institutions.

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