The Bahá'í Faith: A Beginner's Guide
Who founded the Baha'i Faith? What do the Baha'i teachings say will bring us happiness and contentment? What is the Baha'i view on the purpose of life? How do Baha'i teachings relate to twenty-first century living? The youngest of the world religions and the second most widespread after Christianity, the Baha'i Faith is well known for its belief in the essential unity of all religions. In this clear, readable, and informative guide. Women provides a vibrant introduction to all aspects of this rapidly expanding faith, which now has over 5.5 million believers worldwide. From its teachings on the spiritual potential of the individual to the belief in the need for world peace, Momen's comprehensive study provides authoritative insight into this 150-year-old tradition, whose spiritual and social teachings are so much in tune with the concerns of today. Book jacket.
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