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The elements of the Baha'i faith.

Author: Joseph Sheppherd
Publisher: Shaftesbury : Element, 1997.
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Sheppherd introduces the religion's origins and history, the focus and scope of the teachings, who the Baha'is are and describes their way of life. He deals with the aspects of personal  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Sheppherd
ISBN: 1862041458 9781862041455
OCLC Number: 59593135
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: 128 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: who are the Baha'is?; where do Baha'is worship and meet? Part 2 Baha'u'llah: the origins of the Baha'i faith; the birth of the Baha'i revelation; the exile; the writings of Baha'u'llah; the announcement to the kings; Baha'u'llah's arrival in the holy land; the passing of Baha'u'llah. Part 3 The basic teachings: God and the purpose of human life; the nature of life after death; the concept of progressive revelation; the basic principles of the Baha'i faith; the process of an ever-advancing civilization; the administration of the Baha'i faith. Part 4 The Baha'i way of life: the power of prayer and meditation; consultation and universal participation; service to humanity; the Baha'i experience.
Other Titles: Baha'i faith.


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