An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith

An Introduction to the Baha i Faith 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

  • Title: An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith
  • Author: PeterSmith
  • ISBN: 9780521681070
  • Page: 144
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 1817 92 , 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 understandinPeter 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 1817 92 , 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 religions Covers the concept of the spiritual path, the faith s law and administration and aspects of community life Examines the Baha i s social teachings and activities in the wider world

    One thought on “An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith”

    1. If you are interested in the development of Baha'i, this is your book. The history sections are well written and in depth. On the other hand, the section about Baha'i beliefs gets very dry textbook in places. In fact, I wouldn't say this book is for the casual reader who just wants to know what their friends believe or is curious. No, this is more for the religious studies scholar or a person who is more traditionally academic minded (you know, the person who owns textbooks for classes that they [...]

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