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Old 06-13-2018, 07:24 AM   #1
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History of the Faith

Hello all,

I have a question regarding the history of the faith.

How far back does it go back. Did it start in 1844, 1822 or before, that would make it less that 200 years old? Please clarify.

Thank you.
 
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:00 AM   #2
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Hello all,

I have a question regarding the history of the faith.

How far back does it go back. Did it start in 1844, 1822 or before, that would make it less that 200 years old? Please clarify.

Thank you.
1844 of course is when the Bab announced Himself. The history of the religion of the Bab starts then. But in Dawnbreakers Nabil recounts the history of the Shaykhi's, which was headed by Shaykh Ahmad and Sayyid Kazim. Most of the early Babi's came from this sect which predicted the appearance of the Qa'im.
 
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In Around what time period was this?
 
Old 06-13-2018, 11:07 AM   #4
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In Around what time period was this?
Shaykh Ahmad lived from 1753 to 1826 and Sayyid Kazim from 1793 to 1843.
 
Old 06-13-2018, 11:18 AM   #5
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Shaykh Ahmad lived from 1753 to 1826 and Sayyid Kazim from 1793 to 1843.
So this is when the History of the Bahai faith started.
 
Old 06-13-2018, 11:23 AM   #6
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Shaykh Ahmad lived from 1753 to 1826 and Sayyid Kazim from 1793 to 1843.
It is great that the Twin Manifestations had two stars pointing the way. There really is no excuse to miss this Message, when we do consider what was given to prepare humanity for this Message.

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Old 06-13-2018, 11:29 AM   #7
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So this is when the History of the Bahai faith started.
To pinpoint an exact date would require us knowing the beginning of time

All Prophecy that spoke of this Day and of this Message, by all Prophets gone before was preparing us for this day, thus it started with the first Prophecy of this day.

It is an interesting question you have asked.

Regards Tony
 
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Indeed!
 
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Indeed!
We could say that it was the Garden of Ridvan when Baha'u'llah Declared His Mission that the Faith started in this material world. Prior to that it was in the Spiritual world until it was planted in this world at conception and birth of Baha'u'llah, Mirza Husayn Ali.

Regards Tony
 
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There really is no excuse to miss this Message, when we do consider what was given to prepare humanity for this Message.
No, there is no excuse. Nothing could be more obvious.
 
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