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by AdibM
Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Note to moderator(s)
Replies: 7
Views: 33385

Re: Note to moderator(s)

Yeah Paltalk is a great venue for discussions about the Faith. I know of at least one Arabic and Persian Baha'i chat room. The Arabic one is very popular; one of my friends moderates it and he's said there have been a lot of success stories in teaching Arabs the Faith through that chat room. I've be...
by AdibM
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: writing Allah in persian
Replies: 4
Views: 18022

Re: writing Allah in persian

Hi Dean,

This is Allah:

الله

And this is Allah'u'Abha:

الله ابهی
by AdibM
Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: newbie baha'i questions
Replies: 9
Views: 25100

Re: newbie baha'i questions

Hello Joshua! You've had quite a journey! :o I am elated to know that the fundamental verities of the Baha'i Faith have touched you so deeply. I will do my best to answer your questions. Is there an official religious text? I know there are multiple books on the tablets of Baha’u’llah but I’m just w...
by AdibM
Thu Jul 16, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bah'ulllahs Photographs
Replies: 13
Views: 32623

Re: Bah'ulllahs Photographs

Thank you for the reference Bruce, I will read it when I get the chance and get back to you at some point, Just want clarification on one point, you said We are specifically discouraged from reading covenant-breaker material, although this isn't forbidden outright. that seems to be slightly differe...
by AdibM
Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:28 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bah'ulllahs Photographs
Replies: 13
Views: 32623

Re: Bah'ulllahs Photographs

I understand what you mean by the above, but to arrive at a fair conclusion of the Baha'i community and its beliefs, I believe that I should read both the negative and positive things written about the community. Fair enough. I can't find it online; perhaps you could request it on inter-library loa...
by AdibM
Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bah'ulllahs Photographs
Replies: 13
Views: 32623

Re: Bah'ulllahs Photographs

That's probably William Miller, a Presbyterian missionary who was always very hostile towards the Faith. The photograph was published in his polemical work, Baha'ism, Its Origin, History and Teachings. My uncle owns this book and the picture is there.
by AdibM
Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bah'ulllahs Photographs
Replies: 13
Views: 32623

Re: Bah'ulllahs Photographs

Dear Cloud Seeker, Baha'u'llah's photograph can be found at the bottom of the Wikipedia article under his name. This is also the same photograph as the one in the International Archives Building at the Baha'i World Centre in Haifa, Israel, which the letter you provided refers to. I wonder about this...
by AdibM
Sun Jun 21, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Covenant breaker?
Replies: 1
Views: 9625

Re: Covenant breaker?

Dear Truth,

Juan Cole is not a covenant-breaker. He is just someone who has withdrawn from the Faith.

Regards,
Adib
by AdibM
Sun May 24, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can Someone Answer My Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 42953

Re: Can Someone Answer My Question?

Dear Abu Talib, First, the suggestion that the concept of the realm of Hurqaliyyah ('Alam-i Mithal) and the twin cities of Jubalqa and Jabalsa/Jabarsa started with Shaykh Ahmad al-Ahsa'i is not true. These notions are at least as old as the great Muslim philosopher Shahab al-Din Suhrawardi the found...
by AdibM
Sun May 17, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Women and equality?
Replies: 19
Views: 41547

Re: Women and equality?

Hello Highmountain! How's the weather up there? ;) It seems to me that Baha'u'llah intended this precedence in education to act as a "catch up" period for women as well as a test of their faith (so many tests!!). Perhaps when the next manifestation arrives, he will abrogate that law. Perha...
by AdibM
Sun May 17, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Women and equality?
Replies: 19
Views: 41547

Re: Women and equality?

Great discussion! Sen, I completely agree with your sentiment that the rationale lies in the state of the world itself rather than the inherent qualities of women. Since we're on the subject of theories I suppose I'll give my old one a shot...I warn you though, it's far-fetched! We have the followin...
by AdibM
Tue May 12, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Women and equality?
Replies: 19
Views: 41547

Re: Women and equality?

Hi Juan, Nobody really knows why women are ineligible for membership on the House at this point, although many have their own opinions. When you get right down to it, we can only look back on what `Abdu'l-Baha once said: that the reason for this will one day become as clear as the noonday sun in the...
by AdibM
Mon May 11, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Nikola Tesla - The Forgotten Wizard
Replies: 2
Views: 21947

Re: Nikola Tesla - The Forgotten Wizard

Dear Brett,

That's highly unlikely considering Tesla invented his coil around 1891. ;)

Best wishes,
Adib
by AdibM
Fri May 01, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions about the Bahai Faith
Replies: 28
Views: 54802

Re: Questions about the Bahai Faith

So, while the lack of previous female Manifestations may be due to a different function in the nature of men and women (e.g., men being seen as mightier--appropriate perhaps for a Bringer of divine laws, especially in the relatively immature stages of humanity's development), this is not due to a l...
by AdibM
Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai beads?
Replies: 6
Views: 19877

Re: Bahai beads?

by AdibM
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions about the Bahai Faith
Replies: 28
Views: 54802

Re: Questions about the Bahai Faith

(Whether this has even been translated into English I can't say, but you might want to explore this further to see whether it's available and if it answers any of your questions.) I have not yet seen the Tafsir-i Surihyi Kawthar (Commentary on the Sura/Surih of Kawthar) translated into English, pro...
by AdibM
Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Youth growing up in today's society...
Replies: 2
Views: 10576

Re: Youth growing up in today's society...

I'm a youth (18 to be exact) so I can relate. :) I totally understand what you mean. I'm in my senior year of high school, and people have asked me on numerous occasions to go over to their house to smoke a bowl of pot or attend parties where beer is as common as water anywhere else. But surprisingl...
by AdibM
Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'ullah made prophecies that have come true?
Replies: 11
Views: 26511

Re: Baha'ullah made prophecies that have come true?

Hi SpiritualSeeker, I'm pressed for time so I can't provide you with scriptural evidence for all of these things, but I'm sure some other Baha'is will be able to help out with that: 1. The fall from power of the French Emperor Napoleon III and the consquent loss of his empire. 2. The defeat of Germa...
by AdibM
Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:48 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The faith in UAE
Replies: 4
Views: 15969

Re: The faith in UAE

I think this should be of considerable help:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baha'i_Fai ... _community
by AdibM
Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Number of Bahai's worldwide?
Replies: 9
Views: 21357

Re: Number of Bahai's worldwide?

As for India, I read somewhere (cant verify) that most live in more rural and/or relatively disenfranchised areas. So they are there, but most just don't exactly have the opportunity to get out of the country and visit Baha'i communities around the world, or have computers and broadband to particip...
by AdibM
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: LSA members to abdicate after a while?
Replies: 5
Views: 16417

Re: LSA members to abdicate after a while?

I did think of that but some communities have a tendency to re-elect the incumbents. Ours is an example.
by AdibM
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: LSA members to abdicate after a while?
Replies: 5
Views: 16417

LSA members to abdicate after a while?

Hello friends, Would anyone happen to know if there is a quote by The Guardian or anyone else recommending that LSA members eventually resign after a long term of service so as to bring a spirit of freshness into the community? Not in those words, but you get the idea. I've been wondering about this...
by AdibM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: Bahá'í Writings
Topic: Long Healing Prayer
Replies: 8
Views: 49408

Re: Long Healing Prayer

Hello Todd, I only recently received a scanned typewritten copy of Ali Kuli Khan's translation of the Long Healing Prayer by someone who knew Marzieh Gail. Here are the three images of it that I have: http://adibflash.googlepages.com/LongHealingPrayer1.jpg http://adibflash.googlepages.com/LongHealin...
by AdibM
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Debunking the Myths: My first book
Replies: 2
Views: 21945

Re: Debunking the Myths: My first book

Hello and thank you Brett, I forgot to mention that this publication was actually reviewed and accepted by the National Spiritual Assembly of the USA. Perhaps in the future I can try to get it distributed through Oneworld, George Ronald, or another publisher, but given its narrow scope and comparati...
by AdibM
Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Debunking the Myths: My first book
Replies: 2
Views: 21945

Debunking the Myths: My first book

Vladimir Lenin once said that a lie told often enough becomes truth. If one takes a look at the way Bahá'ís have been viewed and treated by their adversaries, particularly Muslim clerics from Shaykh Fazlollah Nuri to Falsafi to Dorri-Najafabadi and other leaders of the current Iranian regime, they w...
by AdibM
Tue Mar 03, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i
Replies: 10
Views: 21553

Re: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i

Hi CatLady, I'm pressed for time so I can only address the first question right now: the Medium Obligatory prayer is the only Obligatory prayer that must be said three times a day. The Short one is to be said between noon and sunset, and the Long one can be recited at any time throughout the day, bu...
by AdibM
Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 30377

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

Michael Sours is supposed to be a good author. I was flicking through a few of his books but havent bought them (yet!) because ive spent wayyy too much money on books recently and there are still un-read ones in my room. Also, I know AdibM will recommend "He cometh in the clouds" Actually...
by AdibM
Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:21 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Keeping your breath fresh during the fast
Replies: 6
Views: 29621

Re: Keeping your breath fresh during the fast

I personally gargle mouthwash and spit it out, trying not to swallow any. If I happened to swallow any on accident then I'm sure God would forgive me. :lol: God knows our intentions and whether or not we're trying to cheat Him and the Fast, so I personally feel that if we make a conscious effort to ...
by AdibM
Mon Feb 23, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: smilies arent loading
Replies: 6
Views: 33532

Re: smilies arent loading

Yeah most of the smilies aren't loading, a few in the first row are. I don't think avatars are working either.
by AdibM
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The purposes of the Laws of God
Replies: 2
Views: 9766

Re: The purposes of the Laws of God

I wholeheartedly agree with BB; this is a very important subject that needs to be addressed in an independent paper much like what you've written here.
by AdibM
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Direction of Qiblih
Replies: 6
Views: 19205

Re: Direction of Qiblih

Here's a site that can help calculate it:

http://www.bcca.org/misc/qiblih/
by AdibM
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: "Bahai Explorer" --- Facebook Application
Replies: 1
Views: 19091

Re: "Bahai Explorer" --- Facebook Application

Very cool, thanks for sharing! :D
by AdibM
Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith
Replies: 17
Views: 37883

Re: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith

As to the death penalty, it's important to take note of a statement 'Abdu'l-Baha made in the Baha'i scriptures, specifically in Tablets of 'Abdu'l-Baha. (Sorry, but I don't have my references handy at the moment and so can't provide you a direct quote, but I hope you can find this by searching the ...
by AdibM
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith
Replies: 17
Views: 37883

Re: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith

Hello Ian, and welcome to the Baha'i Library Forum! :) I will give you my perspectives on the points you've raised; I hope they're sufficient. 1) What does it matter if one shaves one's head, or if men grow hair below the lobe of the ear? I fail to see the significance in that. While I believe you'r...
by AdibM
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2003 Guyana NSA Letter to their National Government
Replies: 9
Views: 19805

Re: 2003 Guyana NSA Letter to their National Government

Keyvan wrote:(side note: is there an email address I can send my letter to? anyone know it?)

secretariat(at)bwc(dot)org
by AdibM
Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"
Replies: 7
Views: 20267

Re: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"

That was very helpful indeed Bruce, thanks. :)
by AdibM
Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"
Replies: 7
Views: 20267

Re: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"

Not side-tracking in the least! Actually the answer to that is integral to my original question: I'm in a Latin American studies class where people are to cook their own dishes for a particular country that they have been assigned. Adding alcohol to the dishes (obviously if it's part of the recipe),...
by AdibM
Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"
Replies: 7
Views: 20267

Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"

I understand that alcohol in cooking is forbidden in the Baha'i Faith, but I am also aware of guidance from the House stating that using "extracts" of such fruits as would normally contain liquor is permissible: "You ask whether it is permissible for the friends to use cake flavours, ...
by AdibM
Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai Faith and Tattoos
Replies: 3
Views: 13990

Re: Bahai Faith and Tattoos

Well... in reality, what is done is done. You cant get it removed - its permanent. Actually you can , but its expensive. I know someone who also has a tatoo of the Bahai sign (the one where there are two stars) and he's got it tattooed across the left of his chest (so that it's across his heart). I...
by AdibM
Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question on proof of Christ's return
Replies: 3
Views: 10722

Re: Question on proof of Christ's return

Sorry I can't help you out with this particular question, but I just wanted to also recommend Hushidar Motlagh's I Shall Come Again in addition to Thief In the Night if you're interested in Christian prophecy fulfilled from a Baha'i perspective. Just remember that prophecy is a really dodgy game in ...
by AdibM
Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: English biography or information on Mr. Faizi?
Replies: 2
Views: 8905

Re: English biography or information on Mr. Faizi?

#-o

Thanks so much. :D
by AdibM
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: English biography or information on Mr. Faizi?
Replies: 2
Views: 8905

English biography or information on Mr. Faizi?

I've been searching for some information in English about Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, the Hand of the Cause, to no avail. Would anyone happen to know where I can find more information than what is provided in this Wiki article?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu'l-Qasim_Faizi I know he had a very eventful and...
by AdibM
Sun Dec 28, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In search of a quote
Replies: 10
Views: 19383

Re: In search of a quote

Ah I see, thank you again for the clarification Sen.
by AdibM
Fri Dec 26, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In search of a quote
Replies: 10
Views: 19383

Re: In search of a quote

Yeah, I'm actually an avid reader of your blog and became skeptical as to whether my imagined quote truly did exist after remembering this particular post of yours. Thanks for shedding some light on that. On that note, isn't there a letter from the House stating that there's nothing in the Writings ...
by AdibM
Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In search of a quote
Replies: 10
Views: 19383

In search of a quote

Evening friends, I was curious if anyone knows of the exact quote and source regarding the House of Justice and the International Court of Arbitration's (perhaps referred to as the Supreme Tribunal) eventual consummation into one institution? I hope this isn't a figment of my imagination! :oops: Adib
by AdibM
Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tattoo
Replies: 7
Views: 39184

Re: Tattoo

I can't for the life of me find any Baha'i Writings pertaining to tattoo's. That's because there are no explicit references to them in the Writings! :lol: The closest thing we have is the following quote from Baha'u'llah: The choice of clothing and the cut of the beard and its dressing are left to ...
by AdibM
Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are Bahais who have Jewish mothers allowed to live in Israel
Replies: 8
Views: 24131

Re: Are Bahais who have Jewish mothers allowed to live in Israel

Spirit wrote:Jewish peoples will all become Baha'is at some point in time, we have been said.


What? Can I have a reference for this?
by AdibM
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl
Replies: 4
Views: 12927

Re: Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl

Thanks so much for that link, Don. I managed to get in touch with Steve Scholl yesterday however and received the revised version of his paper. :)

You can read it in a Word document here if you're interested: http://adibmasumian.googlepages.com/THE ... ontech.doc
by AdibM
Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl
Replies: 4
Views: 12927

Re: Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl

That would be wonderful and I'd appreciate it very much! :D Thank you.
by AdibM
Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl
Replies: 4
Views: 12927

Looking for a paper by Steven Scholl

Hello friends :) I'm currently searching for a paper written by former Baha'i Steven Scholl entitled The Remembrance of God: An Invocation Technique in Sufism and the Writings of the Bab and Bahá'u'lláh , published in the Bahá'í Studies Bulletin; Volume 2, No. 3; December, 1983. Actually I should cl...
by AdibM
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 30377

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

Ah, that book's on my enormous and unrealistic list of ones to read, can't wait till I get to it. :D I'm currently reading Making the Crooked Straight by Udo Schaefer et al., wherein he refutes a lot of baseless claims made by a Swiss ex-Baha'i who declared himself an embittered enemy of the Faith. ...
by AdibM
Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I love the show american idol
Replies: 12
Views: 21895

Re: I love the show american idol

I have a gift for communication and would be willing to help you get your message out, but first I would have to be CONVINCED that it was authentic, and your claims are verifiable. Of course, since I am virtually illiterate in physics and chemistry, you would have to find some other, credible sourc...
by AdibM
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Nikola Tesla - The Forgotten Wizard
Replies: 2
Views: 21947

Nikola Tesla - The Forgotten Wizard

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt8Y93k0pB0

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_tesla

What a genius. It's a shame so few people know about him.
by AdibM
Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I love the show american idol
Replies: 12
Views: 21895

Re: I love the show american idol

What you have discovered is amazing and your voice should be heard. =D> You could get a nobel peace prize!! I am in no way a professional when it comes to marketing, but if I only had one suggestion to you, this would be it: Make just one video and promote that. People find it easier to watch a vid...
by AdibM
Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I love the show american idol
Replies: 12
Views: 21895

Re: I love the show american idol

Are you likening your perceived epiphany unto that of a Messenger of God's? And could you elaborate on your experiment regarding the "symbology of the lightning bolt and water"?
by AdibM
Mon Nov 10, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: the best speech ive EVER heard
Replies: 2
Views: 21227

Re: the best speech ive EVER heard

Wow, excellent speech indeed! He really has great ideas. :D
by AdibM
Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai jokes
Replies: 4
Views: 16571

Re: Bahai jokes

I'm still experiencing errors when I try to post nearly anything...so I put some of the jokes I found here:

http://pastebin.ca/1249493
by AdibM
Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Barack Obama Administration and Baha'i Human Rights
Replies: 8
Views: 21417

Re: The Barack Obama Administration and Baha'i Human Rights

I was thinking these exact same things prior to Obama's winning the election. I, too, think it's safe to say that Baha'i human rights will be a priority. In my opinion, he appears to be pretty much what the world needs at this juncture: a non-Baha'i leader (so s/he can get to that position to begin ...
by AdibM
Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Support Baha'i students in Iran video contest launched
Replies: 1
Views: 19218

Support Baha'i students in Iran video contest launched

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the U.S. has just launched a video contest to raise awareness about the plight of Baha’is in Iran trying to gain access to higher education. The contest is open to everyone and you can learn more about it by visiting: http://www.youtube.com/group/bah...
by AdibM
Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Listen to the entire Kitab-i-Aqdas online, in Arabic!
Replies: 0
Views: 18861

Listen to the entire Kitab-i-Aqdas online, in Arabic!

This site was made by some Baha'i professors at the University of Cairo. This is the main site: http://alaqdas.org And this is the beginning of the Aqdas: http://alaqdas.org/Kitab-i-Aqdas_01.htm Just scroll to the bottom and click the yellow arrow at the bottom-left to proceed to the next page. Enjo...
by AdibM
Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: House authority
Replies: 31
Views: 49728

Re: House authority

I believe there still need to be more LSAs/NSAs established before there's a name change in those institutions. I might have read that in Schaefer's Making the Crooked Straight.
by AdibM
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Quick clarification of suicide
Replies: 3
Views: 11439

Re: Quick clarification of suicide

Thanks immensely once again, Brett. :)
by AdibM
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Quick clarification of suicide
Replies: 3
Views: 11439

Quick clarification of suicide

I realize suicide is prohibited and condemned: 'Suicide is forbidden in the Cause. God Who is the Author of all life can alone take it away, and dispose of it in the way He deems best. Whoever commits suicide endangers his soul, and will suffer spiritually as a result in the other Worlds Beyond.... ...
by AdibM
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Highly unlikely but curious...
Replies: 9
Views: 19011

Re: Highly unlikely but curious...

I had that perception, was just a bit groggy in my last response.
by AdibM
Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Highly unlikely but curious...
Replies: 9
Views: 19011

Re: Highly unlikely but curious...

Indeed, I understand completely. Just expressing some good old curiosity. :) Thanks.
by AdibM
Sat Oct 25, 2008 10:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Highly unlikely but curious...
Replies: 9
Views: 19011

Re: Highly unlikely but curious...

Touché. :D
by AdibM
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Who Claimed to be the Mahdi?
Replies: 15
Views: 33912

Re: Who Claimed to be the Mahdi?

The Bab was the Mahdi/Qa'im, depending on your sect, and the Twelfth Imam. Baha'u'llah was the return of Christ or Imam Husayn, again depending on your sect. But in Baha'i theology, which professes progressive revelation, there is no line of distinction between any of the Messengers of God: From the...
by AdibM
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New film "Mona's Story" to be shot in Malta
Replies: 7
Views: 19048

Re: New film "Mona's Story" to be shot in Malta

I'm just concerned about the publicity that this film will get.

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