Although the Bahá’í Faith is fundamentally mystic in character, American Bahá’ís often do not even understand what mysticism is. Heart-centered mystic oneness is crucial in individual, societal, and adminstrative spiritual transformation.
Presented as a homework assignment for the Wilmette Institute's "Revelation of Bahá'u'lláh" Course, year one, 03/1998. Later delivered to the Irfan Colloquia and then published in Lights of Irfan 2. Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #32, Bosch Bahá'í School California (November 23-6, 2000).