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    Do we overvalue the writings of Abdu'l-Baha an Shoghi Effendi?

    Hi everyone this is my first ever post. I hope to create constructive dialogue on this forum. Healthy dialogue is a great way to transform humanity. I really feel like people quote Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi like they are directly saying the word of God which is wrong and not true...
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    Do we overvalue the writings of Abdu'l-Baha an Shoghi Effendi?

    Hi everyone this is my first ever post. I hope to create constructive dialogue on this forum. Healthy dialogue is a great way to transform humanity. I really feel like people quote Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi like they are directly saying the word of God which is wrong and not true...
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    Abdu'l-Baha in teaching

    I have heard that we should study Abdu'l-Baha's method of teaching because he is the perfect example, but I've been looking and I haven't been able to find any of his talks. Does anyone know where I could find them?
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    The Ascension of Abdu'l-Baha

    This Saturday morning, Nov 28th @ 1AM, Baha'is will observe the passing of Abdu'l-Baha, exactly 94 years ago. Abdu'l-Baha, the son of God's latest Manifestation, the Center of His Covenant, Baha'u'llah's gift to all mankind. It was the Master, Abdu'l-Baha, who encouraged us to: "Look at me...
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    Comparison of Station of Abdulbaha, Shoghi Effendi and UHJ

    As you are well aware, an essential element of the Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh is the acceptance of the infallibility of the Guardian. In response to questions about this matter, a letter written on his behalf in 1944 stated: The infallibility of the Guardian is confined to matters which are...
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    Warm Memories Of Abdu'l-Baha

    This is a personal recollection of Stanwood Cobb. He provides many descriptions of what it was like to be in the presence of Abdu'l-Baha. Baha'i Talks, Messages and Articles: Some warm memories of ‘Abdu’l-Baha -- by Stanwood Cobb
  7. J

    The Passing of Abdu'l-Baha, Nov 28, 1921

    The news of Abdu'l-Bahá's passing on November 28, 1921, was received by the Bahá'í world and the citizens of Haifa with profound distress and grief. The Holy Land--a land all too frequently convulsed by religious conflict-- witnessed an unprecedented event of unity and collective emotion in the...
  8. BlinkeyBill

    Eulogies, for Abdul-Baha

    Dear readers, I wish to start this thread for people of all faiths who visit this forum. Mainly because of different people in this day who have no understanding of the great and blessed person Abdul-Baha (The Master) was not just to Baha'i's but to all who knew him, and respected his wisdom and...
  9. Walrus

    Status of 'Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi

    As I am new to the Faith, I still have some questions. One that is on my mind is the status of 'Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi. Both have issued what other religions would call "prophecies" about the future. Both where intrusted to interperet the Law. Is there any explanation how these...
  10. Thomas

    What would Abdul'-Baha do if He was here today?

    What would Abdul'-Baha do if He was here today? With all the wars and conflicts going on in the world, with the gap between the rich and the poor widening ever more, with the concern for global warming and its devastating consequences, with the rise of religious fanaticism in many parts of the...
  11. ahanu

    Abdu'l-Baha, Leibniz, and Critics on the Problem of Evil

    I'm still studying Some Answered Questions: A Philosophical Perspective. If you are interested, search for the title online for a free PDF file. Abdu'l-Baha said: the universe has no imperfection, so that if all beings became pure intelligence and reflected forever and ever, it is impossible...
  12. tonyfish58

    The Posting of Abdul'Baha's Photo or Movie in Public

    Dear Friends this was interesting, I had not seen this particular writing before, or if I have, not put it in memory https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=247641432099579&set=pb.180630812133975.-2207520000.1403994059.&type=1 I have seen a few threads where this has happened. God Bless and...
  13. tonyfish58

    When I listened to Abdul'Baha

    This was Posted on Facebook today in the "Largest Baha'i Facebook Group Ever". It is so good it must be shared "WHEN I LISTENED TO ABDU'L-BAHA! When I was young and enthusiastic about the Baha'i Faith, I had the same kind of urge that I have now for teaching and spreading the message of...
  14. h123

    Abdu'l-Baha and the Bab's Schooling

    A section from chapter 4 of the book "Twelve Principles" The Bab’s Education `Abdu’l-Baha says: "It was universally admitted by the Shi’is that He had never studied in any school and had not acquired knowledge from any teacher; all the people of Shiraz bear witness to this." `Abdu’l-Baha...
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    Kahlil Gibran & Abdu'l-Baha

    Opening the Door for Kahlil Gibran David Langness, May 30, 2014 Kahlil Gibran moved from Boston to New York City early in 1912. He rented a modest studio at 51 West Tenth and soon met his first Manhattan friend, an artist with a studio right across the street – the well-known portrait...
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    The Generosity of Abdu'l-Baha

    ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s generosity was natural to Him already in childhood. A story is recorded of the time when the young ‘Abbas Effendi went to the mountains to see the thousands of sheep which His Father then owned. The shepherds, wishing to honour their young Guest, gave Him a feast. Before ‘Abbas...
  17. ahanu

    Abdu'l-Baha's understanding of evolution

    On 11/20/2013 differenceisgood wrote: First, let's begin with the fact Abdu'l-Baha was not a biologist. Although he was not a biologist, he believed the Manifestations of God made scientifically accurate statements. For example, in SOA Abdu'l-Baha mentions a scientific statement in the Koran...
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    Beautiful words by Abdu'l-Baha

    "These are the days of my farewell to you, for I am sailing on the fifth of the month. Wherever I went in this country, I returned always to New York City. This is my fourth or fifth visit here, and now I am going away to the Orient. It will be difficult for me to visit this country again except...
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    Abdul-Baha explains chastity of Mary from Baha'i perspective

    'In truth, Moses was a sublime Prophet, and Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit. He came to the world through the Power of God, born of the Holy Spirit and of the blessed Virgin Mary. Mary, His mother, was a saint from Heaven.'~Abdul-Baha Read more here: Bahá'í Reference Library - Paris...
  20. arthra

    Ascension of Abdul-Baha