A Faith for Today

by ed 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 Kent as in Europe, Africa, [...]
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Bahai Reference Library

The distinct bounty of having a revelation that is so young, and after the release of printable media and regular notation is that the Baha’is have the ability to read the words of Baha’u’llah and […]

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Random Quote

…if the religions investigate reality and seek the essential truth of their own foundations, they will agree and no difference will be found. But inasmuch as religions are submerged in dogmatic imitations, forsaking the original foundations, and as imitations differ widely, therefore, the religions are divergent and antagonistic. These imitations may be likened to clouds which obscure the sunrise; but reality is the sun. If the clouds disperse, the Sun of Reality shines upon all, and no difference of vision will exist. The religions will then agree, for fundamentally they are the same.

— Abdu’l-Baha

Bahá’í World News Service

BIC Addis Ababa Office releases a video about the role of women in peace building, part of a series exploring the Office’s contributions to the discourse on peace. [...]

Three new articles published on the Bahá’í World website explore legacy of colonialism and pursuit of reconciliation; diversity and oneness; and modernity. [...]

The Bahá’í temple, which has been promoting environmental stewardship, was host to a gathering for both public and private sectors to reflect on a conservation project. [...]

The Jakarta Office of the Bahá’í International Community explores the role of digital technology in social progress at the 2022 SEAFORB conference in Bali, Indonesia. [...]

The News Service revisits 2022, a unique year that laid foundations for the global Bahá’í community’s efforts to contribute to social betterment in the coming decade [...]

Young people participating in Bahá’í community-building activities are exploring how music can inspire high aspirations and actions for the betterment of society. [...]

An initiative of the Bahá’ís of Vienna that offers German language classes for newly arrived families has also enabled diverse people to overcome prejudices. [...]

The Bahá’ís of Bahrain explore how spiritual principles such as unity in diversity and the relationship between prayer and service are essential to social progress. [...]

Work has now begun on the ‘Akká Visitors’ Centre, which will welcome pilgrims and visitors to the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and the Riḍván Garden. [...]

Amid increasingly violent and repressive actions by Iran’s authorities against their own citizens, two Bahá’í women have been sentenced to a second 10-year imprisonment. [...]

A short documentary looks at the Afnan Library and its outstanding collection of over 12,000 items covering the Bahá’í Faith and other broadly related subjects. [...]

Consultations about Bahá’í educational programs cast light on the growing capacity in Katuyola to address complex challenges associated with the education of young people [...]

Simin Fahandej, a BIC representative, delivers a statement at 35th special session of the UN Human Rights Council on the deteriorating situation of human rights in Iran. [...]

The BIC delegation at the COP27 climate summit participated in numerous discussions, highlighting the need for humanity to recast its relationship with the natural world. [...]

A film produced by the BIC explores a Bahá’í social action initiative in Tanna, Vanuatu, to revitalize and protect a local coral reef ecosystem. [...]

Construction work continues on the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, with work on the concrete base layer of the west berm nearly completed. [...]