Incorrect: The Baha'i Faith originated in Persia - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Incorrect: The Baha'i Faith originated in Persia


Provided by WorldNow

The Baha'i faith considers itself the world's newest religion.

Followers believe that their founder, Bahaullah, is the most recent in a line of messengers from God, preceded by Abraham, Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses, Buddha, Jesus and Muhammad. Baha'i is a monotheistic religion whose believers worship the same God as do Christians, Muslims and Jews. Bahaullah taught that humanity is a single race, ready to be united into a single society spanning the globe.

Bahaullah was born on Oct. 12, 1817 in Persia -- modern-day Iran. He was born into a wealthy family, but embraced the cause of the poor. He was imprisoned, tortured and eventually banished to Baghdad. It was there that he declared himself a messenger from God, establishing the Baha'i religion. He died in 1892 and is buried near Acre, in the Galilee region of Israel.

 

 

*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by WorldNow
General and news information or questions:
Across the Midlands Information:
events@nebraska.tv
Comments: comments@nebraska.tv
News:
news@nebraska.tv
Phone: 308-743-2494
News Fax: 308-743-2660
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and NTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.