By J. E. Esslemont
First a disclaimer. i don't percentage Baha'u'llah's imaginative and prescient for humanity. specifically i'm really not totally definite that cohesion of the human race is unavoidably fascinating and i'm lovely definite that uniformity in language and faith will be a nasty factor. as a substitute i believe variations must be revered. in its place I learn this ebook simply because while i used to be a toddler we had a few relations neighbors who have been Baha'is from Iran (this used to be in the course of Utah).
This e-book offers first an outline of the historical past of the Baha'i religion. the most figures listed here are lined. It describes the non secular persecution the teams confronted in Persia and Turkey, and it presents a heritage for knowing the social context for the delivery of that religion.
The moment a part of the e-book is an outline of Baha'i teachings. It contains attitudes in the direction of prayer, vitamin, overall healthiness, marriage, divorce, and so on. it is a very extensive assessment and does not pass into an excessive amount of detail.
On the full, i believe it is a solid booklet for someone to learn who desires to study extra in regards to the Baha'i religion even if one has the same opinion with it.
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6 Whoever sheds the blood of a human, by a human shall that person’s blood be shed; for in his own image God made humankind. ” 8 Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, 9 “As for me, I am establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you, 10 and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the domestic animals, and every animal of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark. ” 12 God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: 13 I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.
9 When Enosh had lived ninety years, he became the father of Kenan. 10 Enosh lived after the birth of Kenan eight hundred fifteen years, and had other sons and daughters. 11 Thus all the days of Enosh were nine hundred five years; and he died. 12 When Kenan had lived seventy years, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13 Kenan lived after the birth of Mahalalel eight hundred and forty years, and had other sons and daughters. 14 Thus all the days of Kenan were nine hundred and ten years; and he died.
We owe to it an incalculable debt. Yet the King James Version has serious defects. By the middle of the nineteenth century, the development of biblical studies and the discovery of many biblical manuscripts more ancient than those on which the King James Version was based made it apparent that these defects were so many as to call for revision. The task was begun, by authority of the Church of England, in 1870. The (British) Revised Version of the Bible was published in 1881–85; and the American Standard Version, its variant embodying the preferences of the American scholars associated with the work, was published, as was mentioned above, in 1901.