The Calling

Tahirih of Persia and her American contemporaries.

Championing women’s rights has become more important in recent years and you might think that fight for female justice started in the 1960s, or perhaps after WWI when Women’s Suffrage was pushed forward. In truth, there were two simultaneous struggles for women’s rights, both of which started in the mid 19th century. One of them […] Read More

Tahirih, Forerunner of The women’s liberation Movement of the East.

Her vibrant poetry gave voice to her spiritual longing and passion, and its freshness reflected the vitality of the new spiritual teachings revealed by the Bab. She emerged as the most outspoken of the Babi leaders. The authorities responded by having her murdered in the dead of night. At the moment of her martyrdom, Tahirih […] Read More