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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Introduction The Bahai Faith and Its People
Foundations of the Bahai Faith
Bahaullah Founder of the Bahai Faith
The Bahai Scriptures
The Spread of the Bahai Faith
Bahai Belief and Worship
The Bahai Community
The Bahai Faith Today
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