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The Baha"I Faith

William S. Hatcher

The Baha"I Faith

The Emerging Global Religion

by William S. Hatcher

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Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7279866M
ISBN 100060637935
ISBN 109780060637934
OCLC/WorldCa22355628

Other brief reflections on this subject. The afterlife: With respect to the afterlife, the Bahá’í teachings confirm that the human soul retains its individuality and consciousness after death, and is able to associate with other souls that are drawn together by love. Bahá’u’lláh states: “The soul is a sign of God, a heavenly gem whose reality the most learned of men hath failed to. The Baha’i Faith By Robert Pardon Co-Founders: Mirza Ali Muhammad (Bab); Mirza Husayn Ali (Baha’u’llah). Founding Date: Official Publications: The American Baha’i, The Baha’i Newsreel, Brilliant Star (for children), One Country, World Order. Organizational Structure: Universal House of Justice (nine members) administrates the Baha’i Faith internationally.

Explore the history, teachings, structure and community life of the world-wide Baha'i community-what may well be the most diverse organized body of people on earth-through this revised and updated comprehensive introduction (). Named by the Encyclopedia Britannica as a book that has made "significant contributions to the knowledge and understanding" of religious thought, The Baha'i Faith. This is the changeless Faith of God, eternal in the past, eternal in the future. Let him that seeketh, attain it; and as to him that hath refused to seek it—verily, God is Self-Sufficient, above any need of His creatures. Say: This is the infallible Balance which the Hand of God is holding, in which all who are in the heavens and all who are.

This page was last edited on 30 January , at Privacy policy. About Bahaiworks. The Bahá’í Faith. 69, likes talking about this. The Bahá’í Faith is a world religion based on the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. He taught there is one God and one human family, and that the Followers: 69K.


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The Baha"I Faith by William S. Hatcher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bahá’ís believe the crucial need facing humanity is to find a unifying vision of the future of society and of the nature and purpose of life. Such a vision unfolds in the writings of Bahá’u’lláh.

What Bahá’ís Believe. What Bahá’ís Do. Bahá’í Reference Library. Search Search the Bahá’í Reference Library. “Robert Stockman is a well-known Baha’i who has served in Baha’i institutions in the United States for many years.

In this book he provides a useful introduction to this religion from an insider’s position; at the same time, Stockman is also dedicated to taking a scholarly approach/5(7). The Kitáb-i-Aqdas – The Most Holy Book Bahá’u’lláh’s book of laws, written in Arabic around while He was still imprisoned within the city of ‘Akká.

It was supplemented by later Writings and by Bahá’u’lláh’s replies to a series of questions posed by one of His secretaries. There are many holy books used by members of the Baha'i Faith.

The one that states the principle laws, and will be gradually implement in the Baha'i community over centuries, is the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. The Bahá'í Library Online: Bahai articles, books, translations, and historical materials.

Home. Author search. Title search. Date search Journals/Series they instead built upon the legitimate sense of sacredness and holiness which the people attached to these books and avoided weakening their Faith. The Baha’i writings contain an enormous diversity of style, substance and subject matter—mystical treatises and poetry; books of spiritual advice, insight and wisdom; volumes about social change and the Baha’i principles; books of laws and exhortations; prayers and meditations; even inspiring stories of Baha’i history and biographies of the remarkable people who first risked their lives to follow such a revolutionary Faith.

Baha'i Publishing Trust US. Newest Releases. Biography and History. Children and Youth. Governance and Social Issues. Marriage and Family. Non-Authoritative. Philosophy and Science. Sacred and Authoritative. Self-Help - Inspirational. Children and Youth. All Children's Books and Music.

All Teacher Materials. Baby-Toddler Years. Note that book covers shown are for display purposes only. Citadel of Faith is a collection of letters and cables from Shoghi Effendi which provide a unique perspective on events and concerns of the American and the worldwide Bahá'i communities between.

Guardianship of the Bahai Faith, Hornsby, New South Wales. likes. Religious OrganizationFollowers: Essentially a mystical Faith, the Baha’i teachings focus on the soul’s relationship with the eternal, unknowable essence of God, and recommend daily prayer and meditation to everyone.

The Baha'i Faith book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Explore the history, teachings, structure and community life of the /5. The Baha’i writings refer to the Kitab-i-Aqdas as the “charter of the future world civilization.” In the book, Baha’u’llah reveals laws, ordinances and exhortations on a number of subjects, among them prayer, marriage, divorce, burial, the Baha’i calendar, the age of maturity, the nature of work, obedience to government, and education.

Kitab-i-Iqan (The Book of Certitude) – By Baha’u’llah Abbas Effendi – His life and teachings by Phelps Some Answered Questions, Edition by Abdu’l Baha.

According to Bahá'í teachings, religious history is seen as an evolving educational process for mankind, through God's messengers, which are termed Manifestations of God. Bahá'u'lláh is seen as the most recent, pivotal, but not final of these individuals.

He claimed to be the expected redeemer and teacher prophesied in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religions. The Baháʼí Faith is a medium-sized religion and was listed in The Britannica Book of the Year (–present) as the second most widespread of the world's independent religions in terms of the number of countries represented.

The primary idea of the Baha'i Faith is that all major religious traditions contain true divine revelation and any disharmony between them results from two possibilities.

Either (1) the invalid tenet was applicable only for that time and place or (2) it is due to human error/5. Foreword Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith, and appointed Expounder of the Teachings of Bahá'u'lláh, its Founder, is the one human being in all history, past, present or future, to exercise the greatest influence on the ultimate shape and modus operandi of the social order of the world.

The Bahá'í Faith is the youngest of the world's independent religions. Its founder, Bahá'u'lláh (), is regarded by Bahá'ís as the most recent in the line of Messengers of God that stretches back beyond recorded time and that includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster, Christ. Divine Messengers.

The Baha’i Faith was founded by two Divine Educators, the Bab and Baha’u’ lived during the 19th century in Persia, in a time of great turmoil. The Bab, whose name means the Gate, encouraged all to seek spiritual truth with independent hearts, by removing attachment to superstition and reliance on clergy.

The Baha'i faith has some five million adherents around the world. It preaches the oneness of God, the unity of all faiths, universal education and the harmony of all people, but has no priesthood and few formal rituals. In this book Peter Smith traces the development of the Baha'i faith from its roots in the Babi movement of mid-nineteenth century Iran to its contemporary emergence as 5/5(1).

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Esslemont, "Baha'U'Llah and the New Era: An Introduction to the Baha'I Faith," Bahai Pub. Trust, () Review/order this book: William Miller, "The Baha'i Fath: Its history and teachings," William Carey Library, ().

Review/order this book This book is very controversial among Baha'is. The Baha'i faith is one of the world's youngest and fastest growing religions, but remains a mystery to many. In The Baha'i Faith in America, William Garlington presents an engaging and accessible overview of the Baha'i beliefs, laws, and organizational structure from its 19th century beginnings to the present day/5(2).