- Baha’is believe in the power of prayer and you’ll find Baha’is and their friends, throughout the world, getting together to pray. This is often referred to as a ‘devotional gathering’ or ‘devotional meeting’, and they happen in diverse settings, whether in cities or villages.
Ambassador to Humanity is a podcast series of nine episodes in honor of the centenary of the passing of Abdu’l-Baha. The podcast was produced by BahaiTeachings.org and it recounts the life and work of this unique figure in human history, celebrating His life, His legacy, and His enduring influence on humanity. It includes eyewitness accounts from those who encountered Abdu’l-Baha and commentary from those who have studied His life and example.
Episode four of Ambassador to Humanity tells the story of Abdu’l-Baha’s radical and visionary approach to the question of race relations in a United States in the grip of systemic and deeply ingrained racism.
Narrated by Parisa Fitz-Henley and Rainn Wilson, with contributions from Amin Egea, Nwandi Lawson and Robert Stockman
Featuring the voices of Annabel Knight, Adam Mondschein, Patrick O’Mara, and Masud Olufani
Written and produced by Rob Weinberg and Nathan Rainsford
Assistant Editor: Noah Matthews
Executive producers include Rainn Wilson, Shahin Sobhani, Steve Sarowitz, Maia Reneau, and Ford Bowers for Spring Green Media, in collaboration with 239Days.com and BahaiTeachings.org.
You can find all the episodes here: bahaiteachings.org/podcasts/ambassador-to-humanity
And you can read an interview with Rainn, Parisa and Rob about this podcast here: Ambassador to Humanity – A Podcast Series on the Life of Abdul-Baha
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