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by British_Bahai
Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?
Replies: 3
Views: 10489

Re: Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?

As a Bahai i respect everyone's belief, but personally, I only view Bahaullah as the manifestation of God for this day. Before anybody says anything, im not trying to be "intellectual". I was not born into a Bahai family - my dad's side are muslim. Religion was never forced onto me which i...
by British_Bahai
Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In the prayer for parents, what does this line mean?
Replies: 7
Views: 19344

In the prayer for parents, what does this line mean?

Ive always wondered about these two points, but have never known the proper answer. What does this mean??? * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ O Lord! In this Most Great Dispensation Thou dost accept the intercession of children in behalf of their parents(1) . Thi...
by British_Bahai
Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wat is diffrence between bahai and muslims?????
Replies: 19
Views: 41495

Which is sacred book or sacred writing of bahai's i mean name of that holy book or sacred writing................ Persian name: The Kitab-i- Aqdas English: The most holy book (but everyone refers to it as the 'Kitab-i-Aqdas) Abdul baha is only massenger or they give their throne to someone....?? in...
by British_Bahai
Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 26048

I do not think Mason Remey's title as Hand was ever revoked, because when he became a covenant-breaker, the Guardian had already died. If the Hands or the UHJ had the authority to revoke the title, surely they would have the authority to grant it? But they did not (and do not): they have concluded ...
by British_Bahai
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: When was this written?
Replies: 4
Views: 13710

no such thing exists.

Anyone can write a load of mumbo-jumbo, and at the bottom of it put
"NATIONAL SPIRITUAL ASSEMBLY OF THE BAHÁ'ÍS OF THE UNITED STATES".

Besides, thats not the style in which an NSA write things.
by British_Bahai
Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Ghosts" - cant find any references in the Baha'i
Replies: 2
Views: 11839

Great post, Brettz.

Also, if you want to do research in Bahai literature, dont search for "ghosts", search for "spirits".
by British_Bahai
Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Frequently Asked Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 46515

Frequently Asked Questions

Please go to the following site if you have any issues (see list below) http://bahai-library.com/forum/faq.php Login and Registration Issues Why can't I log in? Why do I need to register at all? Why do I get logged off automatically? How do I prevent my username from appearing in the online user lis...
by British_Bahai
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 31760

I haven't decided yet, so I chose "Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist" Well, that does surprise me, Zazaban. Yet, it has been estimated there are 4000 to 5000 different religions in the world; and i think there are as many different religions as there are people, so it is impossible at...
by British_Bahai
Sat Aug 04, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 37158

The reason why im saying this is because right now in the scientific world, people are still debating whether it is a choice or whether the child has always had gay characteristics (i.e as a child, when he/she was unaware of what sex actually is). Actually, it's not debated in the scientific world,...
by British_Bahai
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 31760

richard, as a bahai, im fully aware of that concept.

its just a simple poll to see the diverse range of people who visit this site, thats all
by British_Bahai
Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 31760

who chose buddhism?
by British_Bahai
Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 31760

i chose 'bahai'
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: have a forum for ex Baha'i views so i can avoid it
Replies: 6
Views: 34222

Re: have a forum for ex Baha'i views so i can avoid it

Was wondering if we could have a forum for ex Baha'i views. Would also like a forum for seekers views. also would like an introduction corner/forum. also a forum for proven Baha'is in good standing forum {thus I do not have to read ex-baha'i commentary if I don't want to} oneness dh :yes: Jonah, i ...
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Use this presentation when commemorating Bab's Martyrdom
Replies: 1
Views: 20803

Yes, this is excellent.
Thanks for posting the link.

I downloaded this onto my laptop and took it with me to our gathering.

peace
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 31760

What's your religion?

if its not listed, reply below and ill add it to the poll

:D
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Old scriptures are useless for true baha'is?
Replies: 5
Views: 13718

richard wrote:And BB,
Please believe me, it has not been my intent, or desire to give you a rough time. At 72, i see godly qualities in you which i do not recall having when i was in my early 20's. richard
far from it, ive never thought your posts have given me a rough time! you seem really kind.
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Not sure what to pursue at university ?
Replies: 1
Views: 19548

Not sure what to pursue at university ?

If you are thinking of going to university but arent 100% sure if your chosen degree/course is the right one for you, read this... (hopefully it should influence your decision).... The individual should, prior to engaging in the study of any subject, ask himself what its uses are and what fruit and ...
by British_Bahai
Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Old scriptures are useless for true baha'is?
Replies: 5
Views: 13718

(thanks for posting that, brettz9. I couldnt find that quote anywhere. Im gonna highlight that bit in my book RIGHT NOW!) Thats what i was trying to say here: In order to progress you **do** need to read holy writings of other faiths/religions. There are many reasons, and here are two top reasons wh...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Proof from the Quran?
Replies: 23
Views: 41801

Baha'u'llah
The Great Announcement of the Qur'an

by Muhammad Mustafa

book available online:
http://bahai-library.com/file.php5?file ... nguage=All
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is the Bahai faith shrinking?
Replies: 3
Views: 9918

No way! If the Bahai faith was shrinking then we wouldnt have got a message from Tony Blair!

http://www.bahai.org.uk/uk_review/prev_iss/2/p9.htm
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: do animals have souls?
Replies: 5
Views: 12612

Another similar/related thread:

http://bahai-library.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=420
Do Animals Go to Heaven?
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 37158

I suggest you learn more about the Baha'i faith before you consitor joining. one of the first, basic things I learns was that there isn't a believe in the standard heaven and hell, or any sort of "sin" (which is a concept really only in Christianity.) No, Baha'is do not believe it is a ch...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai Faith & homosexuality (V.good online compilation)
Replies: 0
Views: 8359

Bahai Faith & homosexuality (V.good online compilation)

This is an *excellent* compilation online

http://www.religioustolerance.org/hom_bah.htm


I've opened up a new thread especially - I've already given this link in another thread but lots of people might not know about it.
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 66375

I'm drawing on my own often-faulty memory here, but I believe one of the photos has been shown on special occasions like the inaugurating of Houses of Worship. And of course it can be seen on pilgrimage.-Jonah Correct! See below, aswell: source - http://bahai-library.com/uhj/cbreakers.and.photos.ht...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 66375

Also if its permissible to look at Bahaullah's picture which someone else whether Bahai or non Bahai posted on the internet, how come an official Bahai website, a respected Bahai website like bahai.org or something doesnt put Bahaullah's picture so that people can see his picture if we are allowed ...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Picture of Bahá´u´lláh online. What does UHJ say about this?
Replies: 31
Views: 66375

shm wrote:I dont get it, if we are allowed to look at the picture of Bahaullah thats somewhere on the internet, how come the NSA would tell u that u cant show other people Bahaullah's picture.????


says who?! we're not!!
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The revelation of the next Manifestation of God.
Replies: 6
Views: 19136

Is the Kitáb-i-Aqdas refering to solar or lunar years? I think solar years. Reason why: Given that the Bahá’í calendar (see notes 26 and 147) is a solar calendar , it remains for the Universal House of Justice to determine whether the Twin Holy Birthdays are to be celebrated on a solar or lunar bas...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UK to be flooded in future --- (Cant find passage)
Replies: 2
Views: 9459

Thanks, richard but that doesnt really answer my question ;-)
_______________________________________________________________

Does anyone know where I can find that specific paragraph im looking for?

pilgrimbrent - have you come across it? You seem to be well-read !
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: link to a schedule/guide to study the writings in two years?
Replies: 6
Views: 16324

Re: link to a schedule/guide to study the writings in two ye

If I can find it, I'll post the list later . I think that as far as the benefit of studying together, the Wilmette Institute is a great idea, for on line study. But if you can find interested people in your area, reading and discussing any of the Books together can be very rewarding; and maybe just...
by British_Bahai
Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spiritual growth - (a Urantian perspective)
Replies: 1
Views: 7091

Also, you said: "When most people read something and find it interesting, naturally they want to know where it has been taken from. Its as simple as that." Great, but if it's seen as interesting and worthwhile, why would folks not be into commenting on it, or discussing it. And for that m...
by British_Bahai
Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spiritual growth - (a Urantian perspective)
Replies: 1
Views: 7091

Hi there Richard,

There is no need to get upset over something so minor. I am simply adding references, that’s all.

When most people read something and find it interesting, naturally they want to know where it has been taken from. Its as simple as that.

Take care
by British_Bahai
Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

Re: 11 principles of the Bahai Faith

Outstanding, BB... And i must believe that the accomplishments of all eleven principles are rooted in the spiritual truth of the love that we eventually learn from the Holy Spirit in each of us that helps us become sincerely motivated to grow and progress in our relationships with God and each othe...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UK to be flooded in future --- (Cant find passage)
Replies: 2
Views: 9459

UK to be flooded in future --- (Cant find passage)

I cant find the passage in the bahai texts, which basically says that in the future, the UK will be flooded and will no longer exist

I think the Guardian wrote this but im not sure.
(I have not seen the passage myself, i was told about this by my mum).
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

IV.--The fourth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: The Unity of Religion and Science We may think of science as one wing and religion as the other; a bird needs two wings for flight, one alone would be useless. Any religion that contradicts science or that is opposed to it, is only ignorance--for ignoran...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

XI.--The eleventh principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: The Power of the Holy Spirit, by which alone Spiritual Development is achieved It is only by the breath of the Holy Spirit that spiritual development can come about. No matter how the material world may progress, no matter how splendidly it may adorn i...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

X.--The tenth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: Education and Instruction of Women Women have equal rights with men upon earth; in religion and society they are a very important element. As long as women are prevented from attaining their highest possibilities, so long will men be unable to achieve the ...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

IX.--The ninth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: That Religion should not concern itself with Political Questions Religion is concerned with things of the spirit, politics with things of the world. Religion has to work with the world of thought, whilst the field of politics lies with the world of extern...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

VIII.--The eighth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: Universal Peace A Supreme Tribunal shall be elected by the peoples and governments of every nation, where members from each country and government shall assemble in unity. All disputes shall be brought before this Court, its mission being to prevent wa...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

VII.--The seventh principle of Bahá'u'lláh is:


The Equality of Men--equality before the Law

The Law must reign, and not the individual; thus will the world become a place of beauty and true brotherhood will be realized. Having attained solidarity, men will have found truth.
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

VI.--The sixth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: Equal opportunity of the means of Existence Every human being has the right to live; they have a right to rest, and to a certain amount of well-being. As a rich man is able to live in his palace surrounded by luxury and the greatest comfort, so should a p...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

V.--The fifth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: Prejudices of Religion, Race or Sect destroy the foundation of Humanity All the divisions in the world, hatred, war and bloodshed, are caused by one or other of these prejudices. The whole world must be looked upon as one single country, all the nations as...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

IV.--The fourth principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: The Unity of Religion and Science We may think of science as one wing and religion as the other; a bird needs two wings for flight, one alone would be useless. Any religion that contradicts science or that is opposed to it, is only ignorance--for ignoran...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

III.--The third principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: Religion should be the Cause of Love and Affection Religion should unite all hearts and cause wars and disputes to vanish from the face of the earth, give birth to spirituality, and bring life and light to each heart. If religion becomes a cause of disli...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

II.--The second principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: The Unity of Mankind The one all-loving God bestows His divine Grace and Favour on all mankind; one and all are servants of the Most High, and His Goodness, Mercy and loving Kindness are showered upon all His creatures. The glory of humanity is the herit...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

I.--The first principle of Bahá'u'lláh is: ] The Search for Truth Man must cut himself free from all prejudice and from the result of his own imagination, so that he may be able to search for truth unhindered. Truth is one in all religions, and by means of it the unity of the world can be realized....
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Basic principles of the Bahai Faith
Replies: 14
Views: 24233

Basic principles of the Bahai Faith

Reference- Paris Talks, Pages 125-134 Available here: http://www.bahai-library.com/writings/abdulbaha/pt/pt.html#125 ________________________________________________________ I. --The Search after Truth. II. --The Unity of Mankind. III .--Religion ought to be the Cause of Love and Affection. IV .--Th...
by British_Bahai
Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 37158

Re: Homosexuality

I just wanted every one's opinion. I'm gay, and I was wondering how tolerant a Baha'i or the Baha'i community would be of me, as Im strongly considering becoming a Baha'i. Do u all believe homosexuality is a sin? Do u believe it is a choice? Do u believe I'm going to hell for being gay? I'm just wo...
by British_Bahai
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: On Thomas Paine... the original american rebel with a cause
Replies: 1
Views: 17332

Re: On Thomas Paine... the original american rebel with a ca

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. -----Thomas Paine very similar to the famous bahai quote "the world is but one country and mankind its citizens" -Baha'u'llah reference: Last sentence on page 250 http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/b/GWB/gwb...
by British_Bahai
Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

Re: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?&

The passage you mentioned about disastrous events may well exist, but I'm not aware of it offhand.... this is the paragraph i was referring to. Please bear in mind that the interpretation of this passage, is, ofcourse, my own, so it might have another meaning, or another meaning in addition. On the...
by British_Bahai
Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

Re: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?&

BruceDLimber wrote:Hi again, BB! :-)

The passage you mentioned about disastrous events may well exist, but I'm not aware of it offhand....

(??) i dont remember mentioning that :-k where did i say that?
by British_Bahai
Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

P.S. Your many recent quotes from the Baha'i teachings are excellent--spiritually resonant with other teachings, including the UB, and supportive of the possible spiritual unity between all religions , in some ways. im just (enlightening!) you, since u said youre not a bahai so am giving you the ba...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

thanks, curt i also remembered a quote just now its one of abdulbahas, and goes a little something like "the weed which is most pruned will put forth the goodly fruits...." (im in a rush, im going out right now, but i will post it later on when i come back home!) this is the one i was thi...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

Finally, since some afflictions are inevitible for us in this life"s experiences, it is helpful to understand that there is a purpose for afflilctions and if there are no major questions or objections regarding the above views, i would like to share some thoughts on the purposes of affliction ...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

--- "In the matter of sickness and health, you should know that these bodily states are the result of material causes; health is not the smile of heaven, neither is affliction the frown of God. ^ this quote was traced back to: Urantia Book, page 1831, Paper 166: Section 4 - teaching about acci...
by British_Bahai
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

Greetings! I'd say the answer to this question falls into three parts: ⋅ Some tests are indeed God-sent to evaluate us and to help us grow spiritually. As various scriptures say, "Do men think when they say 'we believe,' they will be let alone and not put to proof?!" and "G...
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 12, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: To Cardmaster: Are you a real person? Respond please
Replies: 6
Views: 29413

dgk_p19 wrote:i thought british_baha'i was omid townshend.

not quite!
im a young girl in my early 20s ;P
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 12, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: link to a schedule/guide to study the writings in two years?
Replies: 6
Views: 16324

i done a google search and came across what u were looking for :kg: Contact the institute, coz the sessions dont run anymore... http://www.wilmetteinstitute.org/development/movabletype/archives/000261.html ive copied and pasted this from their site: =========================================== Course...
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: link to a schedule/guide to study the writings in two years?
Replies: 6
Views: 16324

while its a good idea to read as fast as possible, whats important is to actually understand what youre reading.

personally, i tend to read quite slowly,because i always think/analyse what im reading
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 05, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: more info - book of Daniel & Ezra (+other books in Bible
Replies: 1
Views: 7500

Re: Daniel

In some answered question it mentioned proofs from the book of Daniel of the coming of Bahaullah. I was just wondering who is Daniel, is he a sort of Messenger of God, also other books are refered to such as the book of Ezra. What are these, when were they revealed, and are they related to any of t...
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahais in Vietnam (Please help to promote website)
Replies: 7
Views: 39474

Re: Bahais in Vietnam website - Pls help to promote

We would like to promote this site to all who might be interested (and can read Vietnamese). If you have some Vietnamese visitors to your site, appreciate if you give a link to us and help us promote this link, anyway you can. :) one fast and simple way u can promote this is to include it as your o...
by British_Bahai
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

heres a hidden word, which is kind of related to this topic

O SON OF MAN!
For everything there is a sign. The sign of love is fortitude under My decree and patience under My trials.


(The hidden words of Bahaullah, number 48 from the arabic,
http://bahai-library.org/writings/bahaullah/hw/)
by British_Bahai
Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The revelation of the next Manifestation of God.
Replies: 6
Views: 19136

hi, "someone" just so u know, "cardmaster_" was actually a spammer. What he would do was copy and paste random postings from other users from this forum, and post it as though it was his own. Then, at the end of his posting,he would link to the sites which he was trying to advert...
by British_Bahai
Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

thanks, curt

i also remembered a quote just now

its one of abdulbahas, and goes a little something like "the weed which is most pruned will put forth the goodly fruits...."
by British_Bahai
Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"
Replies: 12
Views: 26708

Bahai view? "Why bad things happen to good people?"

If someone asks you this Why do bad things happen to good people what should a Bahai response/viewpoint be? I'm a fan of quotes - however long they may be - so dont hesitate, JUST POST! (so long as they are relevant ) ____________________________________________________________ Please no going off o...
by British_Bahai
Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Old scriptures are useless for true baha'is?
Replies: 5
Views: 13718

Re: Old scriptures are useless for true baha'is?

Even if we recognize older religions, it does not mean we need to read their scripture to progress. "Entirely disregard" is a clear prescription. Baha'u'llah says: turn your eyes towards this Great Revelation, and entirely disregard these conflicting tales and traditions. (Gleanings 87, o...
by British_Bahai
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Have been asked interesting Q's + want your thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 9637

Re: An Interesting Set of Questions

Sean H. wrote:4. The Bahai Faith talks very little of Zoroaster. Is there a convenient book/site/whatever that provides a good history of his life and teachings?


You might also be interested in this
http://bahai-library.com/articles/buck.zoroaster.html
by British_Bahai
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Have been asked interesting Q's + want your thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 9637

Re: An Interesting Set of Questions

Sean H. wrote:2. Where can I find information about the Prophecies of the Coming of Baha'u'llah?

http://www.bci.org/prophecy-fulfilled/
is pretty good
by British_Bahai
Fri Jun 08, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Spiritual Highs and Lows - do u also experience them?
Replies: 2
Views: 5535

i think everyones like that
by British_Bahai
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Looking for suggestions to reach Baha'i collectors
Replies: 3
Views: 26276

You should contact the National Spiritual Assembly of your country.

They deal with these matters.

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