In the mid 1800’s there was an urgent sense of expectation among the followers of the world’s major religions. Prophecies in the Holy Books of Christianity, Judaism and Islam foretold the coming of a new Day, a new message from God. In North America and Europe, scholars and religious leaders eagerly talked of the coming [...]
?? Baha’is of the United States October 22, 2018 “The oneness of humanity is far more than a slogan or an abstract and unattainable ideal. It has profound implications for both personal behavior and for the way society is organized, challenging many current assumptions and revolutionizing our conceptions of the relationships that should exist between [...]
200th Birthday of Baha’u’llah Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! All over the world, in villages and towns in nearly every country on earth, Baha’is held parties large and small—with everyone invited. Why? To celebrate Baha’u’llah, Who came with a new Message for humankind; a message of peace, hope and unity on a scale never before [...]
“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the [...]
Ms. Deas talks about the empowering effect of the Baha’i Writings and membership in the community. Daughter of a South Carolina farmer, she is now the first African-American Interim Dean of a medical school in the United States.
“The Baha’is are a religious minority in Iran. They are systematically imprisoned, tortured and killed by the Iranian government. The Islamic regime forbids the Baha’is to study or teach in Iranian universities. But the Baha’is do teach, and they do study. Since 1987 the Baha’is started BIHE, an underground university with hundreds of students in [...]
Battling addiction and apathy, Mercy wasn’t sure where his life was headed until he realized there were people in the world who were worse off than him. For more information, please visit: http://www.bahai.us/