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Newly dedicated statue honors Furman’s first Black student

By Francisco Rendon When Furman University unveiled a bronze statue of Joseph Vaughn, its first Black student, it did more than celebrate one student, said Ed Good, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees. “It represents a turning point in civil rights and racial justice for Furman, for Greenville, the upstate and South Carolina,” he […]

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The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

We all have a part to play in shaping a bright future.

“My first counsel is this: possess a pure, kindly, and radiant heart... ”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice...”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

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The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

Divine Renewal

Issues of Society Divine Renewal Source: The Diary of Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani Chronicling `Abdu’l-Baha’s Journey to America Thursday, October 3, 1912 [San Francisco] Many friends, both old and new, had the honor of visiting `Abdu’l-Baha and receiving enlightenment from Him. Some of His words to the gathering of the friends were these: As there are four […]

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

The Covenant

Covenant of Baha’u’llah The Covenant The Baha’i Faith began with the mission entrusted by God to two Divine Messengers—the Bab and Baha’u’llah. Today, the distinctive unity of the Faith They founded stems from explicit instructions given by Baha’u’llah that have assured the continuity of guidance following His passing. This line of succession, referred to as […]

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

Naught but the Celestial Potency

Race-Unity-Justice Naught but the Celestial Potency Source: Tablets of the Divine Plan Revealed on March 8, 1917 TABLET TO THE BAHAI’S OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA ‘Abdu’l-Baha wrote:  Consider the flowers of a garden. Though differing in kind, color, form, and shape, yet, inasmuch as they are refreshed by the waters of one spring, […]

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Minneapolis: Playing a Humble Part

   The Minneapolis Bahá’í Center is a block away from the spot...
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Becoming a Baha’i: Nine journeys to faith

Lynette H., Louisiana  “…Being a black woman,...
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Ridván 178-179 BE
(April 20, 2021 to 2022)


A year for profound reflection on the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and the strength of the Covenant of which He was the Centre, as the community prepares to commemorate the centenary of His Ascension.
—The Universal House of Justice

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Bahá’í House of Worship

A symbol of the oneness of humanity

This national landmark in Wilmette, Illinois, is open to all regardless of background or belief for personal prayer, reflection and meditation.

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Most Bahá’í community activities—prayer gatherings, study groups, activities for children and teens—are open to all and take place in homes and community centers across the United States.
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