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'Century of Light' (7/8): The Predicament of the Guardianship

Return, then, and cleave wholly unto God, and cleanse thine heart from the world and all its vanities, and suffer not the love of any stranger to enter and dwell therein.

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'Century of Light' (5/8): Unity - Some Implications

No two men can be found who may be said to be outwardly and inwardly united. The evidences of discord and malice are apparent everywhere, though all were made for harmony and union.

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'Century of Light' (4/8): The Impact & Legacy of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

 Using the familiar metaphor of “candles”, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá wrote to Mrs. Whyte:

“O honoured lady!… Behold how its light is now dawning upon the world’s darkened horizon.

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'Century of Light' (1/8): The Roles of both Bahá’ís & the Wider Community

Only as humanity comes to understand the implications of what occurred during this period of history will it be able to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

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Amrollah Manuchihri and Diyollah Elahian returned to Kashan prison

Payam/Bahai News, August 7, 2017.

Amrollah Manuchihri (امرالله منوچهری) and Diyollah Elahian (ضیاالله الهیان) (pictured on the right), two Bahai residents of Kashan who were arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence there on July 3, and taken to Isfahan for questioning, were taken back to Kashan on August 2. 43 more words

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Charles A. Pierce MBE: report for the summer term 2017 - Grade A+

As I reported in an earlier post, Charlie Pierce, my friend and neighbour in Vanuatu was awarded an MBE  in the Birthday Honours list for “Services to Education in Vanuatu”.   3,100 more words

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Abdu'l-Baha's Tablet of Meetings as Mashriqu'l-Adhkars

The Tablet below has been available in English only in a partial translation. It makes some interesting points about the centrality of the Mashriqu’l-Adhkar in Abdu’l-Baha’s thinking, and is historically interesting for its restriction of meetings, presumably those in Iran, to nine persons, so as to avoid inciting opposition. 1,040 more words