The Bahá'í Faith in Clearwater Florida

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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 bahaiphilosophy.com 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

The Coming of Age of the Human Race – Humanity’s Passage into Maturity Part 2!

Every follower of Bahá’u’lláh knows well that the purpose of His Revelation is to bring into being a new creation. No sooner had “the First Call gone forth from His lips than the whole creation was revolutionized, and all that are in the heavens and all that are on earth were stirred to the depths.” […] Read More

The Coming of Age of the Human Race – Humanity’s Passage into Maturity!

Every follower of Bahá’u’lláh knows well that the purpose of His Revelation is to bring into being a new creation. No sooner had “the First Call gone forth from His lips than the whole creation was revolutionized, and all that are in the heavens and all that are on earth were stirred to the depths.” […] Read More

How The Gospel of Matthew speaks to Jesus’ Birth and His Return”

At this time of year, Christians reflect on the Virgin Birth of Jesus. The book of Matthew opens with this scene, which we’ll briefly review, including an interesting perspective from the book of Daniel, prophesying not only his coming but the role of the Wise Men from the East. But the real story comes near […] Read More

Treading the spiritual life with practical feet.

Treading the spiritual life with practical feet is about, exploring the mystical and practical application of being a Bahá’í, a personal perspective. One of the things I always loved about the Bahá’í Faith is the way it relies on the community in support of an individual’s spiritual life. Here are ordinary people who have taken […] Read More

The Essential Harmony of Religion and Science

The essential harmony of science and religion is a core principle of the Baha’i teachings. Although this principle makes for a profoundly interesting topic in philosophy, it is far more than that. Current events should make clear the crucial importance of articulating the extent and warrant for belief in scientific knowledge, and trust in each […] Read More