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Newly dedicated statue honors Furman’s first Black student

By Francisco Rendon When Furman University unveiled a bronze statue of Joseph Vaughn, its first Black student, it did more than celebrate one student, said Ed Good, chair of the university’s Board of Trustees. “It represents a turning point in civil rights and racial justice for Furman, for Greenville, the upstate and South Carolina,” he […]

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BAHÁ’Í FAITH

The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

We all have a part to play in shaping a bright future.

“My first counsel is this: possess a pure, kindly, and radiant heart... ”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice...”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

“So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.”

Bahá’u’lláh (Founder of the Bahá’í Faith)

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The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all.

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

Great Import of The Indigenous Population

Impressions on ‘Abdu’l-Baha Great Import of The Indigenous Population Source: Compilation on the Indians of the Western Hemisphere, compiled by Littlebrave Beaston. “The original population of the United States was very dear to ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s heart, and He foretold for the Indians a great future if they accepted and became enlightened by the Teachings of Baha’u’llah. […]

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Remembering ʻAbdu'l-Bahá

Speak No Ill

Virtues | Mindfulness Speak No Ill Source: – Selections From the Writings of `Abdu’l-Baha ​​’Abdu’l-Baha spoke about the harmfulness of backbiting: O beloved of the Lord! If any soul speak ill of an absent one, the only result will clearly be this: he will dampen the zeal of the friends and tend to make them […]

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Minneapolis: Playing a Humble Part

   The Minneapolis Bahá’í Center is a block away from the spot...
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Becoming a Baha’i: Nine journeys to faith

Lynette H., Louisiana “…Being a black woman,...
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Ridván 178-179 BE
(April 20, 2021 to 2022)

A YEAR OF REMEMBERING ‘ABDU’L-BAHÁ

A year for profound reflection on the life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and the strength of the Covenant of which He was the Centre, as the community prepares to commemorate the centenary of His Ascension.
—The Universal House of Justice

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Bahá’í House of Worship

A symbol of the oneness of humanity

This national landmark in Wilmette, Illinois, is open to all regardless of background or belief for personal prayer, reflection and meditation.

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A global community built on local connections

Most Bahá’í community activities—prayer gatherings, study groups, activities for children and teens—are open to all and take place in homes and community centers across the United States.
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