The Bahá'í Faith
|Headquarters||Universal House of Justice, Haifa, Israel|
|Beliefs||One God, who has revealed himself progressively through major world religions.|
|Practices||Daily prayer, avoidance of intoxicants, scripture reading, hard work, education, work for social justice and equality.|
|Texts||Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and other Bahá'í leaders.|
Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (Baha'u'llah) in Iran in 1852, the Baha'i Faith centers on a belief in one God and a goal of world peace and unity. Bahais acknowledge the prophets of major world religions as true messengers from God; Baha'u'llah is considered one of these prophets. Bahais are located worldwide but especially in Southeast Asia.
Table of Contents
- Frances Worthington, Baha'i Basics: A Guide to the Beliefs, Practices, and History of the Baha'i Faith (Baha'i Publishing, 2012).
- William S Hatcher; J. Douglas Martin, The Bahai Faith: The Emerging Global Religion (Bahai Publishing, 2012).
- Baha'u'llah, Prayers and Meditations (2013).