Bahá"í scriptures

selections from the utterances of Bahá"u"lláh and "Abdu"l-Bahá
  • 576 Pages
  • 3.75 MB
  • English
Bahá"í publishing committee , New York
Statementedited by Horace Holley; approved by Baháí committee on publications, 1923.
ContributionsʻAbduʼl-Bahá, 1844-1921., Holley, Horace, 1887-1960, ed.
LC ClassificationsBP360 .B18 1928
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 576 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6722203M
LC Control Number28028973

The Bahá’í Reference Library is the authoritative online source of Bahá’í writings. It contains selected works of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and the Universal House of Justice, as well Baháí scriptures book other Bahá’í texts.

Denotes recently added texts Authoritative Writings and Guidance». About this Item: Bahai Publishing, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Meditations: Selections from Baha'i Scripture is a collection of passages for meditation and reflection that helps to encourage the habit of regular reflection and meditation and assists readers of any faith on their spiritual path.

Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Committee (January 1, ) ASIN: BWV7FFK; Best Sellers Rank: #15, in Books (See Top in Books) Tell the Publisher. I'd like to read this book on Kindle Don't have a Kindle. Get your Kindle here, or download a Author: Horace Holley.

Scriptures in essence - the second book containing the words of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’ - the authoritative interpretation of the Bahá’í Scriptures and their direct application to the fundamental problems of the age.

By this method the utterances of. A rich and inspiring sample of the vast body of Bahá’í scripture, this collection will appeal to everyone. It includes passages from the writings of Bahá’u’lláh, as well as from those of His forerunner, the Báb, and those of His son ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. words of Baha'u'llah - the Baha'i Scriptures in essence - the second book containing the words of 'Abdu'l-Baha - the authoritative interpretation of the Baha'i Scriptures and their direct application to the fundamental problems of the age.

By this method the utterances of 'Abdu'l-Baha are established in clearest relationship. The Guardian of the Baha’i Faith, Shoghi Effendi, translated multiple books into English, wrote one book of Baha’i history and also wrote more t letters, including lengthy essays, treatises, monographs and compilations on a wide range of Baha’i-related subjects, many of which have now been published as full-length books.

The Kitáb-i-Aqdas is the central book of the Baháʼí Faith written by Baháʼu'lláh, the founder of the religion, in Though it is the main source of Baháʼí laws and practices, much of the content deals with other matters, like foundational principles of the religion, the establishment of Baháʼí institutions, mysticism, ethics, social principles, and prophecies.

Eulogies of some eighty early Bahá’ís transcribed from a series of talks given by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá in Haifa around – The Persian transcripts were later corrected by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá and compiled into Baháí scriptures book single volume, published in Sign in to your account to access your order history, wishlist, and other personalized features.

The Bahá'í viewpoint proposed by this essay has Baháí scriptures book established as follows: The Bible is a reliable source of Divine guidance and salvation, and rightly regarded as a sacred and holy book. However, as a collection of the writings of independent and human authors, it is not necessarily historically accurate.

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Manuscript copy of Baha’u’llah’s most important book, the Kitāb al-aqdas (The Most Holy Book). The copyist is Mulla Zayn al-‘Abidin Najafabadi who was given the title Zayn al-Muqarrabin.

He made copies of Baha’u’llah’s writings for onward transmission to Iran and elsewhere. His copies are highly regarded for their accuracy. The writings of Baha'u'llah are regarded by Baha'is as being divine revelation and form the core of Baha'i scripture. The writings of the Bab and 'Abdu'l-Baha are also regarded as scripture.

Baha'i Ethics In Light Of Scripture: Volume 1- Doctrinal Fundamentals: An Introduction - Kindle edition by Schaefer, Udo. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Baha'i Ethics In Light Of Scripture: Volume 1- Doctrinal Fundamentals: An s: 1.

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Details *. Shoghi Effendi's only book, God Passes By, is a central text covering the history of the faith from to Nabil-Zarandi's Dawn Breakers covers the Bábí period extensively through to Baháʼu'lláh's banishment from Persia in   Peter Smith traces the development of the Baha'i faith from its roots in the Babi movement of mid-nineteenth century Iran, through the lives and work of its prophet-founder, Baha'u'llah (), and his successors, to its contemporary emergence as a worldwide religion.

• Explores the textual sources for Baha'i belief and practice, theology and anthropology and understanding of other 5/5(1). The Book of Certitude ( pages), which resolves the mysteries of past Scriptures, was written by Bahá’u’lláh within the span of only two days. Authors make corrections, change their minds, modify their styles, and mature with time.

Bahai Writings and Sacred Scriptures The Baha'i sacred writings flow out from the two central documents of the Baha'i Revelation, the Kitab-i-Ahd, the Covenant of Baha'u'llah, and the Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Baha. There is a fundamental discrepancy between man as he is and man as he could be, if only he recognized his true being and purpose.

Ethics is the discipline by which man can understand how he can pass from the first condition to the second. Udo Schaefer's Baha'i Ethics in Light of Scripture is an attempt to analyse the underlying structures and detect the interior architecture of the Baha'i. Bahá'í holy texts.

The writings of the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh are regarded as Divine Revelation. The writings of Abdu'l-Bahá are recognised as sacred. The scriptures of other faiths, which. baha'i books Baha'i Faith Baha'i Faith and Christianity bahai christian books Christian Christianity Jesus Christ About the Author In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature.

There are many holy books used by members of the Baha'i Faith. The one that states the principle laws, and will be gradually implement in the Baha'i community over centuries, is the Kitáb-i-Aqdas.

“ There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to gather.

Bahá'í eBooks Publications. Bahá'í eBooks Publications was established with a vision to make the Bahá'í Writings more readily available to a world that is becoming ever more technologically advanced, by publishing them in formats that can be read on all electronic devices.

Bahá'í Scriptures J He (Baha'u'llah) it is Who, in the Old Testament (Torah) hath been named YHWH "Jehovah” Text in AQA, Vol. 2, p. 28; trans.

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Shoghi Effendi, cited in The Dispensation of Baha'u'llah, p. 13 (adapted). -Origin of Other Universalizing Religions: Sikhism and Baha ’ ́ i ́ were founded more recently than the three large universalizing religions. The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, trav-eled widely through South Asia around years ago preaching his new faith, and many people became his Sikhs, which is the Hindi word for “ disciples.” Nine other gurus succeeded Guru Nanak.

He also filed a suite against the members of New History Society trying to patent the word “Baha’i”. And by good fortune the so-called Guardian lost the case. Lady Ruth, since coming from a Christian background, went all out to preach about the Baha’i faith to popular Christians of her time.

Here are seven key Bible verses from the Book of 2nd Peter. Second Peter “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of.

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Baha'i Faith The Bahá'í Faith is a religion founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 19th-century Persia, emphasizing the spiritual unity of all humankind. There are about six million Bahá'ís in more than countries and territories around the world. The Holy Books. For Bahá’ís, the following holy books are among those that are part of this progressive revelation: the Torah, the New Testament, the Qur’an, and the entire breadth and scope of Baha’u’llah’s revelation.

This latest revelation validates and includes all the holy Scriptures .Scriptures, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based. - Ambrose Bierce, The Unab.2. The regular reading of the Sacred Scriptures, specifically at least each morning and evening, with reverence, attention and thought.

3. Prayerful meditation on the Teachings, so that we may understand them more deeply, fulfill them more faithfully, and convey them more accurately to others. 4.