Monday Jul 7
Religion News Service
Delve into the history of the Bahaa i faith
On July 9, 1850, the Baha'i figure called the Bab was killed. Believed to be a messenger of God proclaiming the impending arrival of Baha'u'llah, he was executed for apostasy by firing squad in the Persian Empire.
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Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Extravaganza celebrates unity in diversity
The Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment program sponsored by the Baha'is of Jackson, along with the collaboration of the management of Chapel Ridge apartment complex, hosted an outdoor extravaganza Saturday evening for all residents and participants of the Spiritual Empowerment program, celebrating unity in diversity with live music, games, face ... (more)
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Baha'i Summer Schools and Retreats
For a religious community as small and geographically dispersed as the Baha'i Faith, the chance to meet their fellow believers is precious.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Life of Baha'i founder subject of presentation
The life and vision of Baha'u'llah, the prophet and founder of the Baha'i Faith, will be explored Friday at 7 p.m. at Neptune Theatre.
Baha'i Temple: A place of prayer without preachers
Peaceful environment. The temple boasts of a spacious compound with trees that create a unique fragrance of pure purity, adding onto the sense of peace one feels while in this place.
The Otago Daily Times
Faiths gather to celebrate diversity
Attendees at the National Interfaith Forum Br Christopher John , Bev Watson , Nazarina Jamil , Todd Nachowitz , Ruth Groffman , David Azimullah , Venerable Zhiming , James Low , Sufen Tsai and Steve Lintao Yu .
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Religion News Service
Maybe there ARE more Bahaa is than Jews in South Carolina
Earlier this month, I took exception to a Washington Post map purporting to show the second largest religious tradition in each state of the Union.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
South China Morning Post
How Chinese University vice-chancellor Joseph Sung promotes vision of holistic learning
Chinese University's popular vice-chancellor Joseph Sung enters his second term eager to extend the institution's holistic brand of learning to its soon-to-open Shenzhen campus, writes Sijia Jiang It is a rare university president who is amenable to students greeting him by his first name.
Beit Guvrin-Maresha Caves Named World Heritage Site
The caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha were named a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the cultural arm of the United Nations.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Woonona man's pain at cemetery desecration
The excavation of a cemetery in Iran has angered Woonona's Khosrow Kouhbor, whose family and friends have been buried at the site.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Post and Courier
Charlestonian Louis G. Gregory a key Baha'i figure
In 2003, Baha'is opened the Louis G. Gregory Baha'i Museum in downtown Charleston to honor one of their most esteemed figures, a local descendent of slaves who championed the faith's core belief in equality.
Post and Courier
Baha'i Faith, state's second-largest religion, teaches oneness of people and faiths
The Baha'i Faith begins, in some ways, in 1844, when a young man named Siyyid 'Ali-Muhammad claimed to be the promised redeemer of Islam and took on the title of "Bab," meaning "gate" or "door" in Arabic.
Why Baha'is Do Not Cremate Their Dead
The Baha'i Faith teaches that human beings are basically immortal spirit associated for a short time with a mortal physical form.
The Runner-Up Religions Of America
Glance at the map above, Second Largest Religious Tradition in Each State 2010 , and you will see that Buddhism , Judaism and Islam are the runner-up religions across the country.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Iran's Repressed Religious Minorities Using Internet To Practice Faith
Iranian dervishes dance their traditional collective dance. Minority Iranian religious groups like these, who face persecution from authorities, have turned increasingly to the Internet for mutual support and to reach out to potential fellow believers.