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Tablets of Abdul-Baha Abbas

  • Author:
  • ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Committee, 1909 edition
  • Pages:
  • 730
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Pages 595-596

“Thou hast written concerning the universal peace,…”

1 Thou hast written concerning the universal peace, that before long the congress of The Hague will be opened 2 and discussion will be made in regard to the universal peace.
This problem cannot be solved by the congress of The Hague, whose members are the representatives of nations; nay, rather, this graceful beloved will unveil her face in all the regions through the penetrative power of the Word of God.
The congress of The Hague is as follows: The wine sellers call a meeting so that they may discuss 596 the evils of wine and remove from the world the drinking of wine; yet their own vocation is wine selling.
Nations who are constantly thinking wither of worldly conquest, the expansion of their own dominion or waging war upon their contemporaries, send ministers and representatives to the congress of The Hague to discuss the problem of universal peace and legislative registrations for the prevention of war!
But regarding the universal language: Ere long significance and scientific discussions concerning this matter will arise among the people of discernment and insight and it will produce the desired result.
1. The following Tablet as received bore no opening line of address.   [ Back To Reference]
2. Refers to the congress of The Hague held in 1907.   [ Back To Reference]