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[14 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on A Faith for Today | ]
A Faith for Today

Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Kent as in Europe, Africa, Australia, South America and throughout the world, Bahá’ís are working to usher-in the long-promised Era …

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Brief Introduction to the Bahá’í Faith

The story of the Bahá’í Faith begins in Ninteenth century Persia – the country we now call Iran – about 160 years ago.  Bahá’ís trace the founding of the Faith to the Twin Prophets, the Bab and Bahá’u’lláh.  The teachings of the Bab and Bahá’u’lláh were entirely peaceful. They met with unrelenting persecution at the hands of the Shiah Moslem Clergy due to the fact that they proclaimed a new Revelation which abrogated the Law of the Quran and rejected the dogmas of the Iranian Religious leaders. The map at …

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[14 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on The Oneness of Mankind | ]
The Oneness of Mankind

The Central distinguishing feature of the Bahá’í Teachings is the oneness of Mankind. This principle is applicable not only to the relationships between individuals but is concerned “primarily with the nature of those essential relationships that must bind all the states and nations as members of one human family.”
“All mankind are the fruits of one tree, flowers of the same garden, waves of one sea.” -Abdu’l-Baha
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Bahá’í Temples around the world

The message of Bahá’u’lláh is intended for all mankind and the Bahá’í Houses of Worship on the five continents of the world are intended to herald the central principle of Bahá’u’lláh’s revelation: the Oneness of Mankind.
Like placeholders thoughtfully located on the five continents of the world, the six Bahá’í temples stand like beacons into a future where the nations of the world will have recognized the ties that bind them and replaced division and rivalry with unity. All of these temples are nine-sided with entries on each of the nine …