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Nasrin Erfanian, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Dr. Erfanian is a licensed psychologist in Florida and a board-certified behavior analyst with over 25 years of experience. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 1995 and completed her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, specializing in Pediatric Psychology, Women’s Health, and the interplay between […] Read More

Science and Spirituality in Relationships: Insights from Bahá’í Teachings and John Gottman

This presentation explores the intersection of spirituality and science in understanding and nurturing relationships. Drawing on the Bahá’í book “Marriage: A Fortress of Well-Being” and the research of renowned psychologist John Gottman, the talk delves into how spiritual principles and scientific findings can collaboratively enhance marital well-being. The Bahá’í teachings emphasize the sacredness of marriage […] Read More

Dr. Boris Handal

Dr Boris Handal is a Professor of Education at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He is the author of Mírzá Mihdí, The Purest Branch; Varqá and Rúḥu’lláh; Eve Nicklin, She of the Brave Heart; The Khamsis, a Cradle of True Gold; A Trilogy of Consecration; El Concurso en Lo Alto and Muḥammad Profeta de […] Read More

“Adam and Adam”

Eileen will present a Bahá’í perspective on Adam, Eve, and the Garden of Eden. Did you know that there are two Adams? The Prophet Adam and the human Adam, or mankind. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá gave a lengthy description of the symbolic meanings in this saga, and then invited readers to reflect on what He said and figure […] Read More

Unveiling the Prophetic Significance of Zechariah 4 and its Fulfillment in Bahá’í Teachings Part 2

This presentation explores the profound connections between the prophetic visions in Zechariah 4 and their fulfillment as interpreted in Bahá’í teachings. We will look at both the literal and spiritual fulfillment of these prophecies. Central to the discussion is the figure of Zerubbabel, likened to Bahá’u’lláh, who, according to Bahá’í belief, emerged from Babylon (modern-day […] Read More

A meditation on central Baha’i themes and quotes regarding personal transformation (“rebirth”) and the rebuild of civilization after its impending catastrophe. Part 2

Participating in the evolution of consciousness and learning to harness our subconscious human brain; seeking and struggling without competence to become your true self; through personal crisis and social alienation and disintegration; living in the age of world-wide oppression and catastrophic upheaval; promulgating and facilitating the consciousness of the oneness and wholeness of humanity as […] Read More

Unveiling the Prophetic Significance of Zechariah 4 and its Fulfillment in Bahá’í Teachings

This presentation explores the profound connections between the prophetic visions in Zechariah 4 and their fulfillment as interpreted in Bahá’í teachings. We will look at both the literal and spiritual fulfillment of these prophecies. Central to the discussion is the figure of Zerubbabel, likened to Bahá’u’lláh, who, according to Bahá’í belief, emerged from Babylon (modern-day […] Read More

Law and Order: From Hammurabi to Bahá’u’lláh

This Sunday, Eileen Maddocks invites us to explore the intricate themes of law, justice, and divine guidance in ancient texts through her program “Law and Order: From Hammurabi to Moses” Inspired by contemporary society’s increasing secularism and its often dismissive attitude towards the Hebrew Bible, particularly the misunderstood principle of “eye for eye, tooth for […] Read More

A meditation on central Baha’i themes and quotes regarding personal transformation (“rebirth”) and the rebuild of civilization after its impending catastrophe. (A call to specific lines of action.)

Participating in the evolution of consciousness and learning to harness our subconscious human brain; seeking and struggling without competence to become your true self; through personal crisis and social alienation and disintegration; living in the age of world-wide oppression and catastrophic upheaval; promulgating and facilitating the consciousness of the oneness and wholeness of humanity as […] Read More

Exploring Easter: A Journey Through Its History, Doctrine, and Significance to Baha’is

This Sunday billions of Christians will celebrate Easter. What are the origins of this holy day — historically and doctrinally? What can it mean to Baha’is? That is what Peter Terry will explore this coming Sunday, inviting your participation. Resource for today’s discussion – https://www.clearwaterbahais.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/EASTER-The-Mystery-and-the-Mockery.pdf Read More