June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
In this podcast episode by the US Baha’i News Service, we hear about Hollywood composer, Russ Garcia, and his wife, lyricist Gina Garcia, and how produced a musical that honors the life of Tahirih, one of the heroines of the Baha’i Faith. Podcast editor Joyce Litoff chats with Kristy Corwin about this inspirational story and her grandparents’ role in creating the eloquent music that conveys the passion behind it.
You can also read an interview with Kristy Corwin about The Unquenchable Flamehere on Baha’i Blog.
For more podcasts created by the US Baha’i News Service, visit their Soundcloud page.
Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.