death

  1. joey473

    Was Jesus' death on the cross a sin offering or Not?

    What is the official Baha'i interpretation of Jesus' death on the cross? I was curious about Baha'is theology about this. Can someone please explain this to me:confused:
  2. S

    Jesus's Death

    I have been reading the arguments presented by Ahmadiyya Islam as of late. I must say I have been convinced that Jesus survived the crucifixion, and did not die until he was old. To me, this makes things like Mormonism seem much more plausible, and maybe it's the more esoteric side of me, but...
  3. Walrus

    Dreaming of Death

    So I've had a number of dreams now where I have met Izrá’íl, the Angel of Death and talked with that Archangel. Currently I've had four dreams where this has occurred, at least, counting the dreams I can remember and have recorded in my dream journal. Now I don't mean to suggest that I am in...
  4. camachoe

    Why should we fight disease, poverty and death ?

    If our body is just a cage from which we want to be freed...a cage that will be buried, decomposed and forgotten... If the years in this body are nothing compared with the eternity after this body... Why to bother at all about this material existence? Why to fight vigorously to eliminate...
  5. camachoe

    Interacting with matter after death

    I don't want to abandon the physical universe after I die. I was pondering this yesterday. Whatever the wonders in the afterlife, I wouldn't like to say "Good bye" for ever to the physical reality.There are so many things to enjoy! Consider all the beauties of nature, all man-made pieces of...
  6. Babism

    Nazarethan Baha'i faith view of prayer from death

    Nazarethan Baha'i faith view of prayer from death Bible and Quran forbidden pray for death, this practice according scriptures are necromancy - kind of idolatry. Deaths are not living persons, man is creatures not "little gods" , of corse some people are "like gods" (spiritual children of...
  7. D

    Death and dying

    Dear friends, . I just learned of the tragic death a few hours ago of a very close friend of my daughter Mona in New York. She was with him when he somehow got caught in an elevator between floors . She was giving him CPR while others were tearing up the floor, trying to extract him. ...
  8. M

    Life After Death

    Is Baha'i the only religion which says that life after death is only spiritual and not physical? (also the punishments and rewards)
  9. M

    progression of souls after death

    Today I had a discussion with my father and my brother about progression of souls after death. for us, Baha'is it is something very clear and in fact the reverse cannot be even imagined. but it is not so for Muslims. my family do not know about my religion. they think I am a Muslim and IF they...
  10. J

    Do Near Death Experiences Prove Anything?

    by David Langness "Know with true certainty that man was not created for the life of this world as it is mortal and there is no certainty therein. Is it possible that this great creation and glorious being should terminate in mortality? Is it meet that the result of God’s great creation which...
  11. J

    Facing a Death Sentence With Joy

    This is the follow-up article by David Langness on the death of his sister, Jordis. "My sister Jordis and I had a tradition: we talked to each other most Mondays. After her brain cancer diagnosis, we rarely missed our Monday call, unless some doctor’s appointment got in the way. We would...
  12. Romane

    ...after their physical death...

    Good morning In another thread (http://bahaiforums.com/persecution/11177-death-godless-faction-bahaism.html#post53663) SmilingSkeptic asked the question: The "quoted writing" is as follows: My beloved friend. You ask a very good question, and the possibilities that you supply are often...
  13. L

    Death to Godless faction of Bahaism

    A highly inflammatory and threatening flier calling Baha'is "godless" was distributed in the city of Yazd, Iran, last week on the eve of an important Shiite holy day. Translation of flier: "Bahaism is a movement that has risen against the true religion of Islam; from the perspective of the...
  14. D

    Life after Death is Symblic

    Bahá'u'lláh's Lawh-i Haqqu'n-Nas http://oj.bahaistudies.net/OJBS_1_Lepain_Haqqun_Nas.pdf Praise be to God Who fulfilled what He revealed to all His Prophets and Messengers and gave to all the tidings of His days. And of them is the Day which He promised us in His Mighty Book through His...
  15. M

    Near Death Experiences and Life after Death

    I see a lot of congruency between the teachings of the Baha'i Faith and the systematic study of near-death experiences. One area of correspondence is seen in the Baha'i Teaching of accountability for our actions and the Near-Death Experience "Life Review": "All your doings hath My pen graven...
  16. D

    before death

    If one baha'i lives a good life but before dying denies Bahaullah, what happens?
  17. D

    Muslim Leader Chowdhury Mueen Uddin Sentenced To Death In Bangladesh

    'A British-based Muslim leader has been sentenced to death in Bangladesh for war crimes. Chowdhury Mueen Uddin helped set up the Muslim Council of Britain, was the director of Muslim Spiritual Care in the NHS as well as a number of other charitable and community roles. But now he has been...
  18. D

    Iran: Lives of two death row inmates from Kurdish minority at risk amid surge in exec

    Iran: Lives of two death row inmates from Kurdish minority at risk amid surge in executions Iranian authorities executed more than 20 people over the weekend.© Orla 2011/Shutterstock.com 'Two death row prisoners from Iran’s Kurdish minority are at imminent risk of being executed after the...
  19. D

    Judge claims death of Baha'i was murder, not suicide

    Ataollah Rezvani, 52, was killed by a gunshot to the back of the head in his car on August 24. He was an active member of the Bandar Abbas Baha’i community and a charity worker. 'The judge assigned to the case of Ataollah Rezvani, a Baha’i citizen murdered on August 24 in the southern city of...
  20. P

    What is Bahai's View On Near Death Experiences?

    I found a collection of Near Death Experiences I've been studying. Here is a whole video archive: NDEaccounts - YouTube One of the most popular ones there is this one: Near Death Experiences - NDE - Introduced To God ( NDEaccounts ) - YouTube I'm still learning about bahai but from what I...