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The Coming of the Glory – A Trilogy by Eileen Maddocks

7 hours 50 minutes ago

We heard from Eileen Maddocks when she wrote 1844: Convergence in Prophecy for Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Baha’i Faith (you can read all about it on Baha’i Blog here) and she is currently hard at work writing a new trilogy called The Coming of the Glory: How the Hebrew Scriptures Reveal the Plan of God. [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

20 Years Ago: The Inauguration of the Terraces Adorning the Shrine of the Bab

2 days 7 hours ago

On one glorious evening twenty years ago, people from around the world gathered in person and via television to celebrate the inauguration of a wonder of the world. They witnessed the spectacularly beautiful ceremony on 22 May, 2001 held to mark the opening of the Terraces of the Shrine of Bab on Mount Carmel in [...]

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Michael Day

Top 10 Baha’i Blog Articles of the Year (2020-2021)

4 days 7 hours ago

Baha’i Blog celebrates its birthday every year after Naw-Ruz, and now that we’ve just celebrated the milestone of 10 years of Baha’i Blog (Yes, I said 10 years!), it’s time for our annual countdown of Baha’i Blog’s top 10 most read articles of the year! As you know, Baha’i Blog has an article section, a [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

5 Reasons the Arts Matter: An Artist’s Perspective

1 week ago

One day a young man was composing jazz tunes on a rented piano in his apartment in Boston when the doorbell rang. He opened the door to find himself face-to-face with his blue-eyed neighbour, a classically trained singer who had heard his music through the floor and needed someone to accompany her while she rehearsed. [...]

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Ariana Salvo

4 Ways You Can Help Support Baha’i Blog

1 week 5 days ago

We just celebrated Baha’i Blog’s 10th birthday, and it’s been an amazing decade of creating Baha’i-inspired content! Everything that we’ve been able to produce and share online has been thanks to the hard work of the Baha’i Blog team and the help of volunteers and financial contributors. Creating a variety of content and ensuring that [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

YOU’RE INVITED to ‘The Baha’i Blog Experience’: An Online Presentation with Naysan, Sonjel & Jordan

2 weeks ago

You’re invited to join Naysan, Sonjel and Jordan for an online presentation on Baha’i Blog and what we’re all about! We’ll be streaming live on YouTube and answering your questions. We’d love for you to join us!! As we’ve just celebrated Baha’i Blog’s 10th birthday (Wow! We can’t believe it’s been 10 years!), we thought [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

Top 10 Baha’i Blog YouTube Videos of the Year! (2020-2021)

2 weeks 3 days ago

Every year around Naw-Ruz, Baha’i Blog celebrates its birthday, and this year we celebrated our 10 year anniversary! (Yay!!!) It was about five years ago that we launched Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel with the aim of creating our very own original Baha’i-inspired video content. With approximately 750 videos on our channel and over 25,000 subscribers [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

Celebrating 10 Years of Baha’i Blog!

2 weeks 6 days ago

Baha’i Blog is super excited to share that we are celebrating our 10 year anniversary since we launched in Naw-Ruz 2011! (Woohoo!!!) Over the last 10 years, we’ve been passionately exploring how the Revelation of Baha’u’llah translates into different avenues of media by creating a plethora of Baha’i-inspired content, which we hoped will serve the [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

239Days.com Relaunches in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Passing of Abdu’l-Baha

3 weeks 3 days ago

239days.com is a website that chronicles and brings to life the 239 days Abdu’l-Baha traveled across North America. The initiative was originally launched in 2012, to mark the 100th anniversary of Abdu’l-Baha’s travels, and now the site has been updated and relaunched with new features, articles, information, and pictures as this year commemorates the 100th [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

Turn My Steps – An Album by Siria

3 weeks 5 days ago

Turn My Steps is the debut album of Siria Rutstein, and many of you may remember hearing her voice on two Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions called “Make Them to Grow” and “Immerse”. Siria is a thoughtful and joyful singer-songwriter currently based in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have to admit that I have a soft spot for [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

Aligning Personal Will with the Will of God: Some Personal Reflections

4 weeks 2 days ago

As I write this rain is pattering against the window above my desk. Outside, a tree that has been covered in brilliant yellow leaves for the past couple of weeks is in transition—the topmost branches are already bare. A slow but steady release is happening lower down, and the bottom is still blazing colour against [...]

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Ariana Salvo

Together, Even When We’re Apart – A Children’s Book About Serving Others & the Pandemic

1 month ago

I interviewed the dynamic duo, writer Linda Ahdieh Grant and illustrator Anna Myers, previously on Baha’i Blog about their children’s book I Love My Name (you can read the interview here). Arising to meet the needs of our age, they have partnered up again to create a children’s story book called Together, Even When We’re [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

New Medical Study on the Baha’i Fast

1 month ago

The team at Baha’i Blog was excited to learn of a new medical study that was conducted specifically on the Baha’i Fast. This mixed methods research project involved specific lab tests and measurements, as well as interviews and questionnaires and it was initiated by Dr. Daniela Koppold and her team in Berlin, Germany. It’s the [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

26 Prayers Revealed by Abdu’l-Baha Released in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of His Passing

1 month 1 week ago

We’re excited to share that a selection of 26 prayers prepared by the Research Department of the Universal House of Justice and released in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Abdu’l-Baha’s passing has just been made available online on the Baha’i Reference Library. The Baha’i Reference Library offers downloadable and searchable Writings from Baha’u’llah, the [...]

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Naysan Naraqi

New Compilation on the Universal House of Justice Now Available Online

1 month 1 week ago

The Baha’i World Centre has recently released a new compilation about the Universal House of Justice which can be read online at the Baha’i Reference Library here. Prepared by the Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, this compilation features extracts from the Writings of Baha’u’llah and Abdu’l-Baha, as well as from the letters [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

Standing for the People – A Gospel Album by Win Thompkins

1 month 2 weeks ago

Win Thompkins is a renowned gospel artist who has achieved great success in the music industry. At the tender age of 14, he received his first recording contract with Nashville’s Cross & Crown Records where he and his brothers were discovered by famous country singing star “Zeke Clements”. The rest is history! Since then he [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

For the Wellbeing of All: Eliminating the Extremes of Wealth and Poverty – A New Compilation

1 month 2 weeks ago

Bonnie Taylor has compiled a selection of passages on one of the key aims of the Baha’i Faith: the elimination of the extremes of wealth and poverty on a global scale. The excerpts from the Baha’i Writings gathered in her book, titled For the Wellbeing of All: Eliminating the Extremes of Wealth and Poverty, present [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie: A Man, a Trumpet, and a Journey to Bebop – A Book for Junior Youth & Young Readers

2 months ago

Bellwood Press has created a series of books for junior youth and young readers called the Change Maker series which tells the true stories of individuals who worked to bring about positive social change. So far the series includes three titles: Robert Sengstacke Abbott: A Man, a Paper, and a Parade; John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie: [...]

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Sonjel Vreeland
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