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

Website enhancements, including a “Special Collections” section, complement the release of two new e

An emergency committee established by the Bahá’í National Spiritual Assembly of Honduras early in th

As the country celebrates 40 years of independence, questions about the need for moral education hav

The Bahá’í world intensified its activities in the face of an unprecedented global health crisis, fo

A collection of photographs from stories over the past 12 months on developments in the global Bahá’

Bahá’ís of Tunisia hold gathering on coexistence and citizenship, bringing together officials and re

Regular discussions among growing numbers of residents in a South Kivu village are stimulating a loc

The Bahá’í Office of Public Affairs in India holds seminar on reconceptualizing the institution of t

Work on the foundations of the temple in Kinshasa is advancing steadily while work in Kenya approach

A new vlog launched by the Austrian Bahá’í community aims to contribute to thinking and to document

A series of seminars taps into a strong desire among officials, academics, and social actors to expl

Australian Bahá’ís launch publication on social cohesion after two years of conversations among offi

Foundations of the national House of Worship are complete and work on the superstructure advances.

A committee of the UN General Assembly calls on Iran to observe human rights for all its citizens, i

Image gallery provides a view into the latest developments in the construction work.

Parliamentary reception and other events mark centenary of the Bahá’í Faith in Australia.

Random Quote

…every one of the divine religions contains essential ordinances, which are not subject to change, and material ordinances, which are abrogated according to the exigencies of time. But the people of the world have forsaken the divine teachings and followed forms and imitations of the truth. Inasmuch as these human interpretations and superstitions differ, dissensions and bigotry have arisen, and strife and warfare have prevailed. By investigating the truth or foundation of reality underlying their own and other beliefs, all would be united and agreed, for this reality is one; it is not multiple and not divisible.

— Abdu’l-Baha