Baha'i Faith: The Basics provides a thorough and accessible introduction to a fascinating, independent world religion.
Examining its historical development, current "community-building" efforts and the social contributions of the Baha'i Faith in the world today, this introduction covers:* Beliefs: Baha'i spiritual teachings. * Principles: Baha'i social teachings. * History: Baha'u'llah and his covenant. * Scripture: Baha'i sacred texts and inspired guidance. * Institutions: The Baha'i Administrative Order. * Building community: What Baha'is do. * Social action: Baha'i social and economic development projects. * Public discourse: The Baha'i International Community. * Vision: Foundations for a future golden age. With features including a glossary of terms, and references to the Baha'i writings throughout, this is the ideal text for students and interested readers wanting to familiarize themselves with the Baha'i Faith.