spiritual education

Bahá’í Youth in the News

News, Neighborhoods

A recent Lake Oswego Review included two articles featuring young Bahá’ís of the area. "Powerful lessons" introduces the Ash Street Virtues Class and its founders and teachers seventh-grader Jada Badiyan and eighth-grader Julia Yazhari, who "teach classes that are inspired by faith but open to children of all faiths, and they focus on developing good [...]

Bahá’ís Honor Jesus Christ

Bahá’í Writings

Bahá’ís believe in the Sonship and Divinity of Jesus, and revere Him.  Baha'u'llah glorified Jesus and His Divine mission: “...when the hour of the Revelation of Jesus drew nigh, a few of the Magi, aware that the star of Jesus had appeared in heaven, sought and followed it, till they came unto the city which [...]

Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

Videos

"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 [...]

Baha’i Teachings Honoring Jesus Christ

News

Baha'is believe in the Sonship and Divinity of Jesus, and revere Him. Baha'u'llah glorified Jesus and His Divine mission: “...when the hour of the Revelation of Jesus drew nigh, a few of the Magi, aware that the star of Jesus had appeared in heaven, sought and followed it, till they came unto the city which [...]

bookcover Promulgation of Universal Peace the talks given by Abdul-Baha in the United States and Canada

Free Baha’i E-books

News

The Baha'i Writings are the foundation of the Baha'i Faith. Through regular study and reflection, their inspiration, exaltation, and guidance become a positive force in our lives. We are strengthened in making choices which are beneficial to ourselves and others. Baha'is believe that Baha'u'llah's writings are the Word of God, with spiritual power. He authenticated [...]

Raising Children Free of All Prejudice

News

The Baha'is in the Portland Metro area have developed a website for parents and those interested in raising a generation of ethical and moral children with a foundation in universal spiritual principles. We believe that each child is a "mine full of gems of inestimable value." Far from being a blank slate, each child already [...]

Cornel West, Princeton professor of African American Studies and Religion

Cornel West Speaks on the Baha’i Faith

Videos

Dr. Cornel West is a philosopher and Princeton professor of African American Studies and Religion and a staunch defender of rights and freedoms for all people. He learned about the Baha'i Faith through his race unity work, befriending Baha'is such as jazz maestro Dizzy Gillespie. Professor West recently welcomed a relative of an imprisoned Iranian [...]

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