war

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    Correction for the video War and Peace with Baha'i quotations

    I have seen that the links for the videos are only playing part 1. Therefore I send the individual links for all 4 videos (english): part 1: 1rko1p0kQCo part 2: Ditw1IsqRO0 part 3: Ld5Sw0UAZ5w part 4: ErERgfhPqgE On the YouTube channel are playlists for the english, german and greek...
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    War and Peace (video with Baha'i quotations)

    On the 21st of September is the UN International Day of Peace, which may offer the chance to talk to people about this topic. On YouTube you can find a new video (4 parts) about war and peace with Baha'i quotations (in english, german and greek): English: 1rko1p0kQCo German: SLzCWz3F_Uc...
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    Great war will come

    Great war will come Conquer Israel by Magog "One day, the army of Magog from far north , the Great Bear and two eagels in his emblem will be unity together to conquer and fight with Children of Israel, for the hills in Holy Land they will be fight" (Notes of PSZ) Source -...
  4. Walrus

    War. Huh. Yeah. What is it Good For??

    So, looking at the rhetoric being thrown around and some of the overt actions being either implemented and called for in the world, part of me strongly suspects that we'll soon be seeing the re-start of the Cold War. :( Which got me researching the subject of war in Baha'i writings. Which led...
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    Glad-Tidings re: Holy War (Understanding Islam)

    I finally got paperback versions of some of the writings a few months ago. I have a few questions based on Bisharat (Glad-Tidings). It says under the First Glad-Tiding, "...that the law of holy war hath been blotted out from the Book." And later under the Fifteenth Glad-Tiding, "In former...
  6. thefrog

    Thread of War

    There is no enemy, there is just thread, and this is just my threat d to you all. There's no good to find just one thread to war. So this is ya eternal plane of war to entry death by entry. This is the thread, and you armed by keyboard to enter, and this is the case, shelter and my white...
  7. D

    Prejudice - the cause of war

    Stated in the context of historical world war, "You observe how the world is divided against itself, how many a land is red with blood and its very dust is caked with human gore. The fires of conflict have blazed so high that never in early times, not in the Middle Ages, not in recent centuries...
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    BAHA’IS AND THE EIGHT-YEAR WAR: Sharing suffering, denied the celebration Sept 2013

    "[Persian BBC UK, PersianBBC , 25 Sep 2013] Sepehr Atefi Journalist 3 Mehr 1392 (25 September 2013) 31 Shahrivar 1359 (22 September 1980) was the beginning of a bitter chapter in Iran’s history; a chapter that lasted eight years. The suffering and loss caused by the eight-year Iran-Iraq war...
  9. RonPrice

    South America Two kinds of war

    Eleven weeks after the start of the Seven Year Plan(April 21st 1937-April 21st 1944), the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out. Chinese historians estimate that 300,000 people died in the Nanjing Massacre(11/37-12/37) which followed the high casualties in the Battle of Shanghai, 8/37-11/37. The...
  10. Pollwr

    Seeing Peace in War...

    I am find this passage from Seven Valleys mesmerising. "There was once a lover who had sighed for long years in separation from his beloved, and wasted in the fire of remoteness. From the rule of love, his heart was empty of patience, and his body weary of his spirit; he reckoned life without...
  11. RonPrice

    The War: A Personal Perspective

    THE WAR The World at War (1973–74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War. At the time of its completion in 1973, when I was teaching high school in Whyalla South Australia, it was the most expensive series ever made, costing...
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    Can a war be Just in Baha'i Theology?

    I can only speak from knowledge of my own religious tradition in which a war can indeed be 'just'. The Just War theory is an authoritative Catholic Church teaching. Its importance is connected to Christian medieval theory beginning from Augustine of Hippo and Thomas Aquinas, both of whom I...
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    ICC makes war a crime.

    What do you guys think? ICC makes waging war a crime - Focus - Al Jazeera English
  14. shathaway

    Our Epic Battles - War

    Today is the age where nationalism and religious fanaticism must be resolved. We are in an epic battle amongst those proclaiming a belief in God, ignoring the sanctity of the human condition, and those proclaiming the self-importance of man and national allegiance, ignoring the moralities of...