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- Baha'u'llah: Gleanings, LXX, Page: 136

Bahá'ís Believe ...

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There is only one Loving Creator, known by different names in many languages.
We have been created to know and to love God.
The world's religions emanate from one God, who has given us one religious faith, progressively revealed by a succession of divine Messengers throughout history.
The nature of the soul is eternal.
The human family is one, and prejudice must be eliminated.
Daily prayer and study of the Word of God is essential.
Living a moral life, centered on spiritual laws and principles, is vital.
Family life is a foundation of society and marriage is a fortress for well- being.
Women and men are equal in the eyes of God.
Universal education (including spiritual education) is important.
Religion must be harmonious with science and reason.
It is each individual's responsibility to pursue an independent investigation of the truth.

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About the Bahá'í Faith

Founded in the mid-nineteenth century, the Bahá'í Faith has spread to some 232 nations and territories and is now accepted by more than five million people. The word "Bahá'í" means "follower of Bahá'u'lláh." Bahá'u'lláh, the Founder of the Bahá'í Faith, is the Messenger of God for this day and the most recent in the succession of Messengers of God that stretches back beyond recorded time and that includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Christ, and Muhammad. His name in Arabic means "The Glory of God." Bahá'ís believe Bahá'u'lláh was inspired by the Holy Spirit to reveal the Word of God in many volumes of sacred writings.

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Bahá'ís believe that there is only one Supreme Being, known by different names in many languages; however, there is only one God. Similarly, Bahá'ís believe that the core values of all religions emanate from one God; therefore, religions are one. We believe God has revealed moral, social, and spiritual laws to us throughout the ages by sending us divinely-inspired Messengers. We believe that Bahá'u'lláh is the Promised One of this age. However, a significant point is that Bahá'ís as followers of Bahá'u'lláh also embrace and revere Abraham, Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses, Buddha, Jesus Christ, and Muhammad as divine Messengers of God and feel a sense of unity with their followers.

The central theme of Bahá'u'lláh's writings is that all people belong to one human family. In addition to our strong commitment to principles of unity, Bahá'ís also believe in the equality of men and women, universal education, religious tolerance, the harmony of science and religion, a universal auxiliary language, universal peace upheld by federated nations, and the independent investigation of truth. These beliefs are applied as we create a strong community that is racially unified and culturally diverse.

As the new millennium approaches, the crucial need facing the human race is to find a unifying vision of the nature of man and society. Such a vision unfolds in the writings of Bahá'u'lláh. We encourage you to investigate this Faith for yourself.

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