Ridvan celebrates Baha’u’llah’s time in the garden of Ridvan where He publicly declared His station as a Manifestation of God. The Ridvan Festival is 12 days long and is also the time of year where Baha’is elect their governing bodies.
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.organd 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.
This ninth and final episode in the Ambassador to Humanity podcast series reflects on the passing of this unique personality as well as the legacy of His life of sacrificial service for humankind today.
Narrated by Parisa Fitz-Henley and Rainn Wilson, with contributions from Ann Boyles, Michael Day, Hooper Dunbar, Kathryn Jewett Hogenson, Nwandi Lawson, Moojan Momen, Wendi Momen, Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, Anne Perry, Robert Stockman, Lesley Taherzadeh O’Mara, and Shinji Yamamoto.
Featuring the voices of Anthony Azizi, Penn Badgley, Emily Baldoni, Justin Baldoni, Beverley Evans Matthews, James Gillies, Dana Haqjoo, Carmel Irandoust, 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.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.