Chicago Public Radio’s Eight Forty-Eight program featured a story June 3, 2008 on the unique Bahá’í election process.
In 1863 Baha’u’llah declared that a New Day had arrived for humanity. Among His Teachings was the principle that universal education is essential for world peace. If universal education is to be achieved, there is certainly hope for a new world. But how will it be achieved? How will it be possible to educate all… Read more
When the Baha’is at Daystar Baha’i School found out the children awaiting surgery at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital had new DVD players but very few DVDs, they swung into action.
Baha’is and friends gather together in a variety of settings to join in prayer, awaken the spirit and gain inspiration from the Holy Scriptures of all religions.
Baha’is, like other U.S. citizens, will cast their vote in the upcoming general election, but they won’t be campaigning or promoting particular candidates for office.
There is no clergy in the Baha’i Faith. Baha’is elect their leadership by secret ballot, in a distinctive system without campaigning or nominations. Individual Baha’is offer their own perspectives on the Baha’i election process.
National Public Radio published a story about a Baha’i family in Falls Church, VA who teach a virtues class for families of all religions. The focus is on training the children in patience, justice, tolerance, contentment, among others.