Baha'i Faith

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Bahai Faith - 144 pages
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Explores all aspects of the Baha'i faith, from the original s of its founder, Baha'u'llah, to the modern-day communities that exist in 236 countries and territories throughout the world. The youngest of the world religions, the Baha'i Faith is also one of the fastest growing, having increased from 200,000 followers worldwide in 1950 to more than six million members today. Originally founded in 1863, this religion's essential belief centers around the unity of all religions and the abolition of racial, class, and religious prejudices. This volume explores all aspects of the Baha'i Faith, from the original teachings of its founder, Baha'u'llah, to the modern-day communities that exist in 235 countries and territories throughout the world. -- Description from http://www.amazon.co.uk (April 23, 2012).
  

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Brief overview of this relatively recent religion started in Iran in the 1800s. They treat men and women as equals, include all races without prejudice, and work toward the unity and cooperation of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jody Mena - Goodreads

An excellent overview of the Baha'i Faith, its origins, its beliefs, its infrastructure and its practices. Baha'i is a beautiful religion. Parts of the history read like an action-adventure novel ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
6
Introduction The Bahai Faith and Its People
8
Foundations of the Bahai Faith
24
Bahaullah Founder of the Bahai Faith
38
The Bahai Scriptures
54
The Spread of the Bahai Faith
68
Bahai Belief and Worship
86
The Bahai Community
102
Countries and Territories Where the Bahai World Community Has a Presence
132
Fact File
135
Bibliography and Web Sites
136
Further Reading
137
Glossary
138
Index
141
About the Author and Series Editors
144
Copyright

The Bahai Faith Today
114

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