The Epistle to the Son of the Wolf is a letter written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, to a Muslim cleric, Shaykh Muhammad Taqi, known as "the Son of the Wolf". The letter was written in 1891, in the final years of Bahá'u'lláh's life, and was addressed to Shaykh Muhammad Taqi, who had persecuted Bahá'ís and had plotted against Bahá'u'lláh. The letter is considered one of Bahá'u'lláh's most important works and is considered to be the last major work of His revelation. The letter is written in Persian and consists of 80 pages. The letter is considered to be a summary of Bahá'u'lláh's teachings and a defense of the Bahá’í Faith.
The Epistle to the Son of the Wolf is Bahá'u'lláh's final major written work, encapsulating His teachings in an extensive letter addressed to a fierce opponent of the Bahá’í Faith.
The letter was directed at Shaykh Muhammad Taqi, a Muslim cleric who was notably antagonistic towards Bahá’ís and known infamously as 'the Son of the Wolf.'
Bahá'u'lláh's Epistle communicates the essence of His spiritual teachings, emphasizing unity, justice, and the transformative power of divine revelation.
The Epistle offers a robust defense of the Bahá’í Faith, confronting allegations and misconceptions while elucidating the legitimacy of Bahá'u'lláh's prophethood.
It was penned during the twilight years of Bahá'u'lláh's life in 1891, reflecting a lifetime of persecution and His resolute commitment to his followers' spiritual guidance.
The Epistle recounts the suffering endured by Bahá’ís, serving as both an admonition to oppressors and a testament of steadfastness in the face of cruelty.
The Epistle marries poetic prose with authoritative discourse, weaving together theological argumentation with passages from various religious texts.
Yes, the Epistle has been translated into English and multiple other languages, inviting a global readership to explore Bahá'u'lláh's profound messages.