Baha’i Faith

The Basics

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Christopher Buck
  • New York: 
    Routledge
    , November
     2020.
     250 pages.
     $22.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780429663024.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Roland Faber forthcoming.

Description

 

*** This book is available in ebook format only***

 

Bahá’í 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 Bahá’í Faith in the world today, this introduction covers:

• Beliefs: Bahá’í spiritual teachings.

• Principles: Bahá’í social teachings.

• History: Bahá’u’lláh and his covenant.

• Scripture: Bahá’í sacred texts and inspired guidance.

• Institutions: The Bahá’í Administrative Order.

• Building community: What Bahá’ís do.

• Social action: Bahá’í social and economic development projects.

• Public discourse: The Bahá’í International Community.

• Vision: Foundations for a future golden age.

With features including a glossary of terms, and references to the Bahá’í writings throughout, this is the ideal text for students and interested readers wanting to familiarize themselves with the Bahá’í Faith.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Christopher Buck is an independent scholar and former professor at Michigan State University, USA; Quincy University, USA; Millikin University, USA; and Carleton University, Canada.

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