Month: January 2022

The First teaching of Baha’u’llah: Independent Investigation of Truth, Part 1

Abdu’l Baha – the son of Baha’u’llah – wrote the following in the wake of World War I“There have issued, from His mighty Pen, various teachings for the prevention of war, and these have been scattered far and wide. The first is the independent investigation of truth; for blind imitation of the past will stunt […] Read More

A “Science of Religion” Approach to “Figuring Out Prophecy”

The very first sentence of Shoghi Effendi’s June 1933 letter to the High Commissioner for Palestine (Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope) is this: “The Revelation proclaimed by Bahá’u’lláh, His followers believe, is divine in origin, all-embracing in scope, broad in its outlook, scientific in its method, humanitarian in its principles and dynamic in the influence it […] Read More

Awake But Not Woke

The topic of this talk is – My purpose is two-fold: (1) to demonstrate the conflicts between contemporary ‘woke-ism’ and the Baha’i Writings and (2) to show how the Baha’i Writings offer better intellectual and practical alternatives to work for social justice goals in today’s world. As part of my presentation, I shall show how […] Read More

Ian Kluge, MA, ABD

Ian Kluge is an independent philosophy scholar who specializes in developing a philosophic approach to the Baha’i Writings and contemporary social issues. He has published numerous papers in various journals and texts on this subject. He presents his ideas at and on the Baha’i Philosophy Channel on Youtube. He and his wife Kirsti live […] Read More

Psalms 1 and 2 – A modern Perspective on Ancient Texts

If you could know only one chapter of a Holy Book to guide your life – which one would it be?  Last week Mr. Wade Fransson discussed how Psalm 1 can provide a solid foundation for your personal spiritual life. Join us for the conclusion of this 2-part series where we will look at how […] Read More

The Bible Explored: A Video – Podcast Series for Inquiring Minds!

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting.Learning about the Bible is a lifelong journey for every human being. This learning process begins as a child and continues throughout life as we continue to ask questions and learn more about the meaning of the Holy Bible. It is our prayer that this series of […] Read More