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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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Related Topix: Religion

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)

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Religion, Brentwood, TN

Sat Jun 28, 2014

BellaOnline

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

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.

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Daily Monitor

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Travel

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 .

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Oceania, New Zealand, World News

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Buddhism, African-American, Hemingway, SC

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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Religion

Forward

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.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Masada, Jazz, Religion

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Iran, World News,

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Darlington, SC, Howard University

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Charleston, SC, Francis Marion University

BellaOnline

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.

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Related Topix: Religion

GPB.org

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.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Religion, Francis Marion University, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Georgetown County, SC

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Weekday Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: Activism, Religion

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