[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] Setareh Eslam

[Date:] 20 Khordad 1334 [11 June 1955]

[Issue No.:] 172

 

Discussion Meeting Between the Baha’is and the Muslims

This week the third meeting of the religious debate and criticism of the Baha’is and Muslims was held. In this meeting, Esrari, who was the representative of the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Tehran, and their teacher, had discussions with (Modarresi). All the proofs of [Mr.] Esrari were from the Old Testament, and his references came from this book. Finally, Esrari and other Baha’i teachers confessed defeat.