1. jupitermadcat

    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.
  2. camachoe

    Any example of a "Saul" in Baha'i History?

    Do you know any example of a person who initially opposed the Faith or fought it, and then became converted? Thanks in advance!
  3. Y

    Religion Caused Civilization: archaeological evidence & the Baha'i theory of history

    Religion Caused Civilization: archaeological evidence & the Baha'i theory of history Religion Caused Civilization: archaeological evidence & the Baha'i theory of history This post is long and a bit rambling but I hope folks here read it because the significance of this is important: Recent...
  4. I

    History of the Babi Faith

    I am currently starting to do a more accurately reading on the History of the Bab'i faith. Who wrote the earliest accounts? I am also reading the Dawn breakers, which is written by Nabil Zarandi who started to write it about 40 years after the Bab. I am curious to figure out, how Nabil wrote the...
  5. K

    Timeline of Bahá'í History

    Warmest greetings, Does anybody have a timeline of Bahá'í history that they could post? I am new to learning about the Faith and will soon begin reading some of the primary sources, but I would like to understand the context of it all first.
  6. A

    A repeat of European history

    How many times have the people and institutions of Europe turned a blind high to massive human tragedy? Genocide of Turkish Armenians circa 1910, Nazi atrocities, genocide in the Balkans in the 90s, now massive loss of life of refugee men, women and children on the seas. Dear God when the world...
  7. BlinkeyBill

    History of Religion repeating over and over

    Dear friends During my studies of the different faiths one thing for me stands out, each one consideres their faith shall cover the world. If we study the expectations of the Jewish faith we see they wait for the Mesiah who will be a king of Israel and deliver them from all their enemies by...
  8. R

    Questions from a Muslim friend seeking truth

    Abha every body, I am a born Bahai but sadly I know less about the faith to answer my friends :( , I have a Muslim friend who says that I believe that mehdi and masi are going to come but she doesn't think that Bab and Bahaullah are really them and says that they are fake. According to her at...
  9. D

    History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide

    Guatemala: UN rights chief welcomes ‘historic’ genocide conviction of former military leader High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré '13 May 2013 – The top United Nations human rights official today welcomed the conviction of José Efraín Ríos Montt...
  10. D

    Lincoln History Reflected in Baha'i Documentary

    "Filmmakers Anne and Tim Perry of Dallas will screen their documentary, “Luminous Journey: Abdu’l-Bahá in America, 1912,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lincoln Women’s Club, 407 S. 14th St. The screening is free and suitable for ages 12 and older. Shot in high-definition, “Luminous Journey”...
  11. RonPrice

    Going Federal: The 1920s and 1930s

    Part 1: In July 1935, as the capstone of its newly found identity, the Federal Bureau of Investigation—the FBI---got its new and present name. During the fight against organized crime, as that fight developed a more sophisticated and scientific approach in the early-to-mid ‘30s, the FBI...
  12. S

    Baha'u'llah's historical teachings in light of biblical scholarship

    Hello friends, I'd like to ask about something that's been on my mind quite a bit. This question at one point barred my joining the faith but, for reasons I'll get to, I've managed to see beyond it. Still, if anyone has more concrete suggestions or answers, I'd find them very helpful. I've...
  13. RonPrice

    The Crusade of 1937

    HILAIRE BELLOC: The Crusades of 1937 Part 1: This morning, as the year 2013 was going through its second week, I began to read about the life of Hilaire Belloc. I first came across this historian in his book on the Crusades,1 as far as I can recall with any accuracy, while studying history...
  14. arthra

    Washington Baha'i History Museum:

    Virtual Tour! » Washington Baha'i History Museum Take the Virtual Tour!
  15. arthra

    Videos about Baha'i history:

    50th Annaversary of the House of Worship - Short version focuses on the adversities and setbacks that disrupted the progress on the House of Worship in the 1930s. - Bahai Faith | Baha'i Faith | United States Media Library I hadn't been aware of this video.. It has some achival film of the...
  16. RonPrice

    A Valentine's Day Poem: A Baha'i Perspective

    This is the first of two Valentine's Day 2012 poems that I will post here today. This piece of writing provides a quite personal perspective for the occasion and will, therefore, only appeal to a few of the internet's 2 billion users and its 280 million sites.-Ron Price, Tasmania...
  17. RonPrice

    Australia The bridge

    Four months after the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on 19 March 1932 another bridge closed in the Baha’i World. The last remnant of the Heroic Age, the treasured Remnant of Baha’u’llah, Bahiyyih Khanum, passed to the Great Beyond.(1) The date was 15 July 1932. The Baha’is refer to her...
  18. arthra

    Baha'i Gardens history and views...

    Haifa's Baha'i Gardens - YouTube
  19. arthra

    History of the Faith...

    January 2, 1844 Death of Siyyid Kazim-i Rashti in Karbila This was significant... During the siege Haji Siyyid Kazim had spent himself in an effort to forestall violence and protect all parties to the conflict. Although only fifty years of age, he became aware that his life was nearing its...