Storytelling Sundays #9: Tahirih Part One: Iráq

Welcome to another Baha’i Explorations, episode #139 Storytelling Sundays is a collaboration between the Clearwater Bahá’ís and Violetta Zein, focusing on stories from the history of the Bábí and Bahá’í Faiths from the heroic age and early formative age of the Faith. This week’s Storytelling Sundays #9: Tahirih Part One: Iráq. Storytelling Sundays number 9 […] Read More

Ezekiel – The Hebrew Prophet Speaks Today, Part 1

This program will focus on the role of how the glory of God, Bahá’u’lláh, was featured in Ezekiel’s prophecies.Eileen is an independent scholar of the Hebrew Bible and the Hebrew prophets. She has written the trilogy The Coming of the Glory: How the Hebrew Scriptures Reveal the Plan of God. You are invited to a […] Read More

Four Steps for Figuring Out Prophecy

The Bahá’í Faith emphasizes the harmony of science and religion and therefore, by implication and application, encourages scriptural interpretation that aligns with reason and scientific understanding. When it comes to interpreting scriptural texts, one possible approach is to consider them from three levels: (1) historical-contemporary, (2) history of interpretation, and (3) Bahá’í-focused interpretation. For example, The parable of the city in the Qur’án offers an example where ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Bahá’u’lláh […] Read More

Abode of Devotion: The story of the Bahá’í Faith in Yazd

Come and learn about the origin of this unique earthen city, a wonder of the world lying between two great deserts. Discover its fascinating and exciting Bahá’í history, and be inspired by its 150 years of overcoming persecution after persecution. Meet the eminent believers that hailed from this ancient city, and be amazed at the […] Read More

The Two Parts of the Religion of God

In the process of reading a wide range of talks and Tablets by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, along with some of the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh and letters of the Guardian, certain themes related to the progressive revelation of the religion of God appeared consistently and with such clarity and convincing logic, that the present compiler felt compelled to […] Read More

A Roadmap for a Moral Society

Future historians studying twenty-first-century society will most likely conclude that we lived in a problem-oriented world that expended a great deal of its energy and resources attempting to identify and then remedy specific problems. The world’s nations are constantly developing complex programs to address the problems of war, disease, poverty, ignorance, and pollution; however, it […] Read More

“The Spiritual Battle: Exposing the Hidden Strategies of the Dark Forces and How to Triumph”

In the first part of his presentation, Nabil will explain why we are in the midst of a spiritual battle by exposing some of the powerful hidden strategies and assaults that the dark forces have contrived to disconnect us from our spiritual reality and our Creator. In the second half, we will reflect on why […] Read More

Remarkable stories from Baha’i history

This Sunday is a classic storytelling session with many remarkable stories from Bábí and Bahá’í history, spanning the ministries of the Báb, Bahá’u’lláh, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi and including several stories about Hands of the Cause, meant to delight, astonish, inspire, and move. Read More

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s life of service as the spiritual roots for Baha’i community life, core activities and social action

Abdu’l-Baha, was the son of the founder of the Baha’i Faith, Baha’u’llah. He played a significant role in the growth and promotion of the religion, and devoted much of his life to serving the Baha’i community as both a spiritual leader and a practical example of living according to the principles of the Baha’i Faith. […] Read More

The Worlds of Truth, Cause, and Creation Part 3

The Clearwater, Florida, Baha’i Community is conducting three-Sunday sessions on “The Worlds of Truth, Cause, and Creation” through the Bahá’i and Báb’í Writings. The sessions run on Sunday, 12/18, from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM Pacific Time. The Baháʼí conception of God is essentially monotheistic. God is the imperishable, uncreated being who is the source […] Read More