- 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.
Cloud9 is a podcast produced by Baha’i Teachings. Its aim is to feature interviews with artists and discuss what inspires them to make a positive contribution to the world. In this episode, Baha’i Teachings’ arts editor Shadi Toloui-Wallace interviews Dr. Derik Smith, a professor in the Department of Literature at Claremont McKenna College just east of Los Angeles. His work focuses on African American literary culture and cultural history, with a particular interest in African American poetry and intellectual history.
If you enjoy this podcast, you might also like the Baha’i Blogcast, particularly this episode featuring Derek Smith: Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson – Episode 39: Derek Smith
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