A Faith for Today

by ed in About the Baha'i Faith
Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Redwood City as in Europe, [...]
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Commemorating an important Journey

Bahá’ís from Redwood City participated in a gardening effort recently to commemorate the arrival in San Francisco of an important Vistor over a century ago. That visitor was ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, son of the Prophet-Founder of the […]

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Remembering the Homeless

Bahá’ís and friends in Redwood City participated in an effort for the homeless to bring some comfort to those less fortunate at this time of year. The effort was launched by Andrea Carranza, a member […]

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Bahá’í World News Service

Although in its early stages, the Bahá’í temple is giving rise to greater action aimed at the materi

A unique forum initiated by the Bahá’ís of the UAE is bringing together religious leaders for profou

Government officials and prominent figures raise alarm as a state-sponsored campaign of hate speech

A course offered by the Bahá’í Chair at the University of Maryland explores societal issues in the l

In addition to the pillars, the first set of folding walls has been completed, and preparations are

Parliamentarians and Canada’s faith communities gather at the inauguration of a new all-party interf

Work on the local Bahá’í temple in Vanuatu has begun, after the main components for its construction

Centenary of the first race amity conference held by the American Bahá’í community was marked by a t

The BIC Brussels Office and the FAO of the United Nations initiate a seminar series to examine the r

Despite ongoing conflict in the CAR, the Bahá’ís of the country have been contributing to social pro

Residents of Matunda Soy, Kenya, are celebrating the opening of a local temple that is “a sign of un

Comhrá, meaning friendly conversation in Irish, is a podcast by the Bahá’ís of Ireland providing a w

Segments of the folding wall around the central plaza are also being constructed while work on the p

The establishment of the Bahá’í National Spiritual Assembly has infused a new spirit in the Bahá’í c

At its first ever national convention held in Zagreb last Saturday, the Bahá’í community of Croatia

Random Quote

EACH religion teaches that a mediator is necessary between man and the Creator — one who receives the full light of the divine splendor and radiates it over the human world, as the earth’s atmosphere receives and diffuses the warmth of the sun’s rays. This mediator between God and humanity has different designations though he always brings the same spiritual command. …In one era he is called Abraham, at another time Moses, again he is called Buddha, another time Jesus, and yet another time Mohammad. …Man must turn to the light and not think that the form of the lamp is essential, for the lamp may be changed; but he who longs for light welcomes it from whatever source it comes.

— Abdu’l-Baha