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The Promise of World Peace

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This letter was addressed to the peoples of the world by the Universal House of Justice, the international governing council of the Bahá’í Faith and its international community. Released in October 1985, on the eve of the United Nations International Year of Peace, The Promise of World Peace was presented to 200 heads of state [...]

Peace Video

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“…these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the ‘Most Great Peace’ shall come….” ~ Baha’u’llah Van Gilmer, Director of the Baha’i Chorale in Evanston, IL, discusses peace and what it has meant to him over the decades.

Rethinking Education for Girls and Women

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“The world of humanity has two wings — one is women and the other men. Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly.” ~ ‘Abdu’l-Baha Dr. Wendi Momen, magistrate and author from the United Kingdom, speaks as a panelist for a side event hosted by the Baha’i International Community during the 55th [...]

We are One

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“The well-being of mankind, its peace and security are unattainable unless and until its unity is firmly established.” ~ Baha’u’llah Country singer Dan Seals wrote this song about the oneness of humanity.

The Promise of World Peace – A Baha’i Perspective

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“World peace is not only possible but inevitable. It is the next stage in the evolution of this planet — in the words of one great thinker, ‘the planetization of mankind’.” ~ The Promise of World Peace, a letter to the peoples of the world by The Universal House of Justice

Layli Miller-Muro giving a talk on gender equality at TEDx Talks

TEDxGrandRapids – Layli Miller-Muro – Innovate: Justice

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Layli Miller-Muro, a lawyer and Executive Director of the Tahirih Justice Center, speaks at TEDx Talks in Grand Rapids on justice and the equality of women and men. “The world of humanity has two wings — one is woman and the other man. Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly. Should [...]

Choir joins Annual 24-Hour Chant for Peace

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In the serene setting of the Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, OR, over 50 people from different religious traditions participated in a 24-Hour Chant for Peace on August 7, 2010. Co-sponsored by the Northwest Dharma Association and the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, this annual gathering is open to the public and provides an opportunity for people of [...]

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