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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…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

Amid floods in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, capacities built through Bahá’í community-building efforts were vital to relief efforts and maintaining hope during the crisis. [...]

BIC highlights broad considerations, such as justice in international relations, for fostering more sustainable and equitable food systems in the EU and beyond. [...]

The Bahá’ís of Luxembourg bring together academics and civil society members to explore the role of the community in overcoming the challenges of passivity. [...]

Today marks a year since #OurStoryIsOne was launched, honoring the 10 Bahá’í women who were hanged in Iran 41 years ago, inspiring artistic works on gender equality. [...]

The first printed copy of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas—Bahá’u’lláh’s Most Holy Book—in Swahili has been published by the Bahá’ís of Tanzania. [...]

Townshend Lihanda shares stories from Kenya about individual and collective transformation inspired by Bahá’í moral education programs. [...]

BIC explores new conceptions of leadership and justice at the UN Civil Society Conference, highlighting the need for a shared identity to shape global progress. [...]

Some 4,000 people from across Papua New Guinea gathered in Port Moresby over two days to celebrate the historic opening of the country’s national Bahá’í House of Worship [...]

Over 1,000 expected for dedication of the national Bahá’í House of Worship in Port Moresby. [...]

Architects share their insights into the collaborative efforts behind Papua New Guinea’s soon to be inaugurated Bahá’í temple, which stands for the oneness of humanity. [...]

Podcast explores implications of the principle of the oneness of humanity for the relationship between the African and European continents. [...]

Youth engaged in Bahá’í community-building activities spearhead a community garden project, nurturing community ties and improving their local environment. [...]

Message of peace resounds as community celebrates opening of restored apartment where ‘Abdu’l-Bahá stayed and gave public presentations during His travels to the West. [...]

Podcast explores two fundamental aspects of a spiritual life, worship and service, bringing together guests to share experiences from a few countries. [...]

Gathering at the House of Worship marks Bahá’í National Assembly’s 100th year and explores efforts over the past century to foster social betterment. [...]

Construction work on the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá enters a new phase focused on intricate details of building systems and exterior surfaces. [...]