The Bahá'í Faith in Clearwater Florida

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Baha’i Centers of Learning

Baha’i schools across the United States offer three- to five-day programs for adults, youth and children on such themes as [ Read More ]

Study Circles

Study circles are regular gatherings of people interested in studying the Baha’i Writings and applying [ Read More ]

Children’s Spiritual Education

The Baha’i community places great emphasis on the moral and spiritual education of children and youth [ Read More ]

Programs for Teens and Pre-Teens

Young members of the Baha’i community are encouraged to grow in moral responsibility, often by contributing [ Read More ]

Core Curriculum for Spiritual

The U.S. Baha’i community has developed curricular materials for the spiritual education of children [ Read More ]

Baha'i Explorations

We hope you will enjoy the mix of speakers and the variety of topics discussed every Sunday here on our website [ Read More ]

Join our online talk & discussion on
Sunday at 11:00 am EDT

This week’s presenter: Ms. Eileen Maddocks

This week presenter:

"Eileen Maddocks grew up in Maine and graduated from the University of Kansas with a liberal arts degree. She was a seeker half her life until she discovered and embraced the Bahá’í Faith. When first introduced to the Bahá’í Faith, she was seized by the fact that God has always been active in human history, that He had sent many Prophets of God to educate humanity. Having majored in history during her university studies, Eileen was astonished to realize that the single most important factor in human history, God and His Prophets, was not recognized by professional historians. She served at the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel, for sixteen years in positions that required extensive research and writing.

Eileen is now an independent researcher and writer who describes herself as a curious student. She took to heart ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s admonition that we must know the Old and New Testaments as the Word of God. Her first book, 1844: Convergence in Prophecy for Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Bahá’í Faith, was published in 2018. This book covered the Millerite movement and adventism of the 19th century. Her current project is finishing the trilogy The Coming of the Glory: How the Hebrew Scriptures Reveal the Plan of God that presents a Bahá’í perspective of the Hebrew Bible and its prophecies and importance for us today. This study presents in a chronological, systematic manner the ministries and prophecies of the Hebrew prophets within the context of Israelite history. The last and third volume will be published in late 2023. Eileen lives in the bucolic state of Vermont and balances her writer’s lifestyle with a study of classical ballet for exercise and artistic expression. Two cats edit her work by walking across the keyboard and interrupting her with their plaintive insistence that it’s mealtime."

This week’s topic: 1, Daniel

The prophet Daniel is unique among the Hebrew prophets because he gave five time-specific prophecies––time-specific to the year––and three of them were about the Bahá’í Faith. In addition, he gave two “nesting prophecies,” prophecies nested within each other. He also interpreted a dream of King Nebudchadnezzar that has implications for us today. The hour glass is pouring from the old world order to the new one. Join us to explore how God spoke through Daniel to us over two and a half millennia ago.

Upcoming, Current & Previous Seminars

Our previous Online Classes

February 19, 2023

Storytelling Sundays #9: Tahirih Part One: Iráq

February 12, 2023

Storytelling Sundays #10: Tahirih Part Two: Persia

February 12, 2023

Ezekiel – The Hebrew Prophet Speaks Today, Part 1

February 5, 2023

Four Steps for Figuring Out Prophecy