- Baha’is abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset for 19 days. While this abstention from food and drink is a test of one’s will and discipline, the Fast is not just about abstaining from food. The Fast is, primarily, a spiritual practice.
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.
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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