Bahá’í Explorations

Below is a list of all previously recorded presentations.



An In-depth multi-series Analysis of Contemporary “Woke,” politics.

The purpose of my presentations is to demonstrate that the Baha’i Writings provide the theoretical and practical resources to establish a Baha’i-inspired and faith-based social justice movement that is a viable alternative to the social justice campaigns currently being waged in the United States and Canada. The social justice activism that currently dominates public attention […] Read More

Who was Dr. Josephine Fallscheer-Zürcher, what did she do for the Bahá’í Faith?

– About the Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to Germany and Austria – Some new findings on Prof. Forel and the Bahá’í Faith Read More

Ukraine and the millions of Ukrainian refugees, Baha’u’llah’s solution to such a problem.

Resources Compiled for today’s Presentation on, “How To Stop War!” Lately, as the minds and hearts of many Baha’is have turned to the war in Ukraine and the millions of Ukrainian refugees, it might be time for someone to speak about Baha’u’llah’s solution to such a problem, and how relevant His counsels are to humanity […] Read More

Epistemology of Mysticism in Baha’u’llah’s Writings

Epistemology refers to the philosophy of knowledge, i.e. how knowledge is acquired and verified. In a Baha’i context, epistemology would refer to the knowledge of God and how it is acquired. This talk will discuss the epistemology of mysticism, with reference to the Baha’i sacred writings. The talk will be based mainly on Jack’s recently published article, “Mystical Experience […] Read More

Baháʼí Faith Worldwide Conferences 2022 Planning Part 2

Let Your Vision Be World-EmbracingWe are pleased to invite you to a meeting of all those who want to contribute to the betterment of the world we live in. The Teachings of Baha’u’llah present a vision of a peaceful global civilization based on the recognition of the oneness of humanity. If this idea touches your […] Read More

Worldwide Conferences 2022 Planning Part 1

Let Your Vision Be World-EmbracingWe are pleased to invite you to a meeting of all those who want to contribute to the betterment of the world we live in. The Teachings of Baha’u’llah present a vision of a peaceful global civilization based on the recognition of the oneness of humanity. If this idea touches your […] Read More

Bahá’u’lláh and the God of Avicenna

The talk will be discussing my paper “Bahá’u’lláh and the God of Avicenna” published in The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, and I will go over its primary arguments and themes. Namely, I will discuss how Bahá’u’lláh affirms the metaphysical principles underlying Avicenna’s argument for the existence of God, Avicenna’s deduction of divine attributes, the relation […] Read More

An Introduction to the Study of the Persian Bayan

Beginning with its Preface, which is sixteen pages in length including copious notes written by the editor and translator A.L.M. Nicolas and extending throughout its 630 pages, the French version of the Persian Bayán, which has been rendered into English and is the source of this study, concentrates on the following themes: (1) The nature […] Read More

The Influence of Baha’i Ideals on Education

Nonprofit Mission: Full-Circle Learning (FCL) provides professional development for educators, to help young people embrace their role as society’s humanitarians and change agents. Serving learners and learning leaders globally since 1992. The founder says: “We create change through global integrated education. If the world feels more peaceful, if everyone can eat, if communities survive climate […] Read More

The Creed – A Bahá’í Perspective on the Nicene Creed

What similarities and differences are there between such Christian core beliefs and the beliefs of the Bahá’í Faith? The purpose of this document is to present a Bahá’í perspective on the Creed currently used by the Roman Catholic Church. Similarities and differences will be explained and several quotations from the Bahá’í Writings will be used […] Read More