As many friends of Baha’is around the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, and in the spirit of celebrating the divine origin of Christianity, we thought we’d share a short list of books about Christianity and the Baha’i Faith. The list includes titles written by Abdu’l-Baha and by early Baha’is as well as some fresh off the printing press; you’ll find books about the fulfilment of prophecy, and books that examine the Sacred Writings of both faiths.
This list is by no means exhaustive, but we hope it gives you a glimpse of some of the titles out there on this subject. Continue reading
As the birth of Jesus Christ approaches, I reflect on Christ’s wonderful revelation and the profound impact His message of love and fellowship has had on the world.
Many of my friends and family, while busy preparing for their Christmas festivities, ask me whether Baha’is believe in Christ.
And the answer is: Yes! Indeed we do. Baha’u’llah refers to Christ as the…
Lord of the visible and invisible.
And in a letter to a Christian, Abdu’l-Baha explained that…
to be a Christian is to embody every excellence there is.
Although throughout history, individuals have often used religion for their own gain and used it as an instrument for segregation and war, one cannot downplay the beauty and profound impact the revelation of Christ has had on earth. Christ’s message of love continues to vibrate throughout the world, and one could argue that one of the proofs of His divine message is the fact that His revelation, although written down and compiled some 50 years after His passing, continues to transform the hearts of millions around the world – even today – some 2,000 years later. Continue reading