A Faith for Today

by Patrick Connolly in About the Baha'i Faith
Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Renton as in Europe, Africa, [...]
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  • Attend devotional gatherings together with others who recognize our need to connect with our creator.
About the Baha'i Faith

World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind: “Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.” The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner […]

About the Baha'i Faith

Devotional Gatherings

“The impulse to pray is a natural one springing from man’s love to God” -`Abdu’l-Bahá One of our deepest human longings is to commune with our Creator. Praying together at a fixed time and place, […]

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EACH religion teaches that a mediator is necessary between man and the Creator — one who receives the full light of the divine splendor and radiates it over the human world, as the earth’s atmosphere receives and diffuses the warmth of the sun’s rays. This mediator between God and humanity has different designations though he always brings the same spiritual command. …In one era he is called Abraham, at another time Moses, again he is called Buddha, another time Jesus, and yet another time Mohammad. …Man must turn to the light and not think that the form of the lamp is essential, for the lamp may be changed; but he who longs for light welcomes it from whatever source it comes.

— Abdu’l-Baha

Bahá’í Community

Bahá’í World News Service

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UN General Assembly resolution calls for Iranian government to stop persecuting Bahá’ís.

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Technologist Matt Weinberg shares insights on the implications of the principle of the harmony of sc

BIC explores the role of the elderly as protagonists of social change.