4 edition of The Baha"i faith in Africa found in the catalog.
The Baha"i faith in Africa
Anthony A. Lee
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Anthony A. Lee|
|Series||Studies of religion in Africa -- v. 39|
|LC Classifications||BP355.A35 L44 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011030296|
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It also explores how the Baha’i faith was influenced and Africanized by its new converts. Finally, the book seeks to make sense of the diverse and contradictory American, Iranian, British, and African elements that established a new religion in Africa.
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Lee. Discovering an African presence at the genesis of the religon in Iran, this study seeks to explain why the movement found an appeal in colonial Africa during the s and early It also explores how the Baha'i faith was influenced and Africanized by its new converts. The Babi/Baha'i movement --The African presence at the genesis of the Babi/Baha'i religions --Opting for the apocalypse: the Baha'i response to the modern crisis in the Middle East and West Africa --Planting the Baha'i faith in West Africa: the first decade --The roots of Baha'i conversion in British Cameroons --British Cameroons: a movement.
His book is richly enhanced with quotations from official translations of the Baha'i sacred writings, insights into the formation of distinctive Baha'i institutions and rare glimpses of key moments in Baha'i intellectual history from an introduction to the influential African American Baha'i philosopher, Alain Locke (d.
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It contains selected works of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and the Universal House of Justice, as well as other Bahá’í texts. The vibrant and diverse Bahá’í Community of South Africa.
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The official website of the Baha'i Faith is: The official website of the Baha'is of the United States can be found here: Author and Bahá'í historian Louis Venters provides, for the first time, an overview of the first century of the Bahá'í Faith in a state with one of its strongest followings.
The Bahá'í Faith is increasingly acknowledged as South Carolina's second-largest religion, part of the social fabric of the state. The earliest mentions of the distinctively interracial, theologically innovative. This book details all the difficulties that the Tanyi family endured both in Lomé and, from onward, in Tamale and other cities in Ghana, including unemployment, lack of language skills, opposition to the Bahá’í Faith, poverty, disease, and isolation.
As the book reveals, these problems were faced and. African presence in early Babi and Baha'i history; Baha'i response to crises in Middle East and West Africa; histories of British Camaroons, Calabar.
Studies of Religion in Africa series, vol. Notes. InDu Bois met Abdu’l Baha, the son of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, when Abdu’l Baha came to the United States.
During his visit, he made a special appeal to African Americans, speaking before the A.M.E. Church’s Bethel Literary Society and at Howard University. This book examines the intersection of African American history with that of the Bahá’í Faith in the United States.
Since the turn of the twentieth century, Bahá’ís in America have actively worked to establish interracial harmony within its own ranks and to contribute to social justice in the wider community, becoming in the process one of the country’s most diverse religious : Louis Venters.
Get this from a library. The Baha'i faith in Africa: establishing a new religious movement, [Anthony A Lee] -- One million Baha'is live in africa. This is the first academic volume to explore the history of this movement on the continent. The book discusses the. The Bahá'í Faith in South Africa began with the holding of Bahá'í meetings in the country in A small population of Bahá'ís remained until when large numbers of international Bahá'í pioneers settled in Southafter members of various tribes in South Africa became Bahá'ís, a regional Bahá'í Assembly which included South Africa was elected.
Foreword First published inBahá’u’lláh and the New Era offers readers a thorough introduction to the Bahá’í Faith written by one of its early adherents. Through studious investigation of the young religion, aided by a close relationship with ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá—the son and successor of Bahá’u’lláh, its Prophet and Founder—Dr.
John E. Esslemont gained rare insight. Louis Venters is a historian and historic preservationist with a particular interest in the histories of race, religion, and social change in the United States. He has just released a new book titled A History of the Baha'i Faith in South Carolina and it features some incredible photographs.
I first met Louis in West Louis Venters's Book About the History of the Baha'i Faith in South Carolina. African presence in early Babi and Baha'i history; This book is online at ; was first posted to The Bahá'í Faith in Africa: Establishing a New Religious Movement, by Anthony Lee Leiden: Brill, Download: The Guardian of the Baha’i Faith, Shoghi Effendi, translated multiple books into English, wrote one book of Baha’i history and also wrote more t letters, including lengthy essays, treatises, monographs and compilations on a wide range of Baha’i-related subjects, many of which have now been published as full-length books.
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