The Story Of Baha U Llah

Author: Druzelle Cederquist
Editor: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847131
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Chronicles the life of the founder of the Baha'i religion, a prophet and self-proclaimed dvinity who was persecuted during his lifetime. Original.

God Speaks Again

Author: Kenneth E. Bowers
Editor: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847124
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A history of the Baha'i Faith introduces the story and teachings of 19th-century founder Baha'u'llah while explaining the religion's views on the unity of humankind, its perspectives on the roles of messianic figures from other faiths and its practices against intolerance.

Promises Fulfilled

Author: Nabil I. Hanna
Editor: Baha'I Pub
ISBN: 9781931847773
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An examination of the promises made in both the Bible and the Koran concerning the coming of the Promised One. This assessment sheds light on the principal objections that prevent Christians and Muslims from accepting the Bahai Faith. The book also discusses some of the verses in the Bible and Koran that are the cause of tension between Christians and Muslims. Such verses may appear to differ on the topics of Christs crucifixion, His ascension and the meaning of Sonship. As Promises Fulfilled demonstrates, however, no contradiction exists between the sacred texts

A Concise Encyclopedia Of The Bah Faith

Author: Peter Smith
Editor: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780744803
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This comprehensive and succinct encyclopedia traces the origins and development of the Bahá’í Faith from nineteenth-century Iran to the modern day, covering its central figures and major historical events.

Gate Of The Heart

Author: Nader Saiedi
Editor: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 1554580358
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Co-published with the Association for Bahá’í Studies In 1844 a charismatic young Persian merchant from Shiraz, known as the Báb, electrified the Shí‘ih world by claiming to be the return of the Hidden Twelfth Imam of Islamic prophecy. But contrary to traditional expectations of apocalyptic holy war, the Báb maintained that the spiritual path was not one of force and coercion but love and compassion. The movement he founded was the precursor of the Bahá’í Faith, but until now the Báb’s own voluminous writings have been seldom studied and often misunderstood. Gate of the Heart offers the first in-depth introduction to the writings of the Báb. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the author examines the Báb’s major works in multifaceted context, explaining the unique theological system, mystical world view, and interpretive principles they embody as well as the rhetorical and symbolic uses of language through which the Báb radically transforms traditional concepts. Arguing that the Bábí movement went far beyond an attempt at an Islamic Reformation, the author explores controversial issues and offers conclusions that will compel a re-evaluation of some prevalent assumptions about the Báb’s station, claims, and laws. Nader Saiedi’s meticulous and insightful analysis identifies the key themes, terms, and concepts that characterize each stage of the Báb’s writings, unlocking the code of the Báb’s mystical lexicon. Gate of the Heart is a subtle and profound textual study and an essential resource for anyone wishing to understand the theological foundations of the Bahá’í religion and the Báb’s significance in religious history.

The Baha I Faith In Words And Images

Author: John Danesh
Editor: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851682164
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In an age where so many are preoccupied with global issues of freedom, human rights, peace and religious intolerance, the Baha’i Faith and its teachings are more relevant than ever before. This volume combines comprehensive coverage of the Faith’s teachings, texts, practices, community life and organization, with images reflecting its rich architectural heritage and the international diversity of its members. Paul Slaughter spent three years travelling around the world to capture the photographs for The Baha’i Faith in Words and Images, from remote tribes in Papua New Guinea to villages in the mountains of Peru, taking in every continent. Breathtaking photography and intelligent accompanying text are combined to produce a beautiful coffee-table book, and accessible introduction to one of the fastest-growing religions of today.

Release The Sun

Author: William Sears
Editor: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847094
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Cover subtitle: the story of the Bab, the prophet-herald of the Bahai faith, and the extraordinary time in which he lived.

Stories Of Bah U Ll H

Author: ʻAlí-Akbar Furútan
Editor: George Ronald
ISBN: 9780853982432
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Bah U Ll H And The New Era

Author: J. E. Esslemont
Editor: Baha'i Publishing Trust
ISBN: 9781931847278
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A comprehensive introduction to the teachings of Baha'u'llah outlines the religion's early history, theology and spiritual practices while incorporating excerpts from Bahá'í scripture.

Preparing For Christ S New Name

Author: Alex Gottdank
Editor: Naturegraph Pub
ISBN: 9780879612672
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Are we prepared for Christ's return? How will He return? When will He return? Where will He return? Will Christ's name be different when He returns? Compare your views with those held by a Christian and a Baha'i as they study Scripture together.