Tag Archive for Bahai

Why the world needs faiths

Tony Blair, Washington Post, Nov.17, www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/why-the-world-needs-faith/2011/11/17/gIQAf0d5UN_blog.html There will be no peace in our world without an understanding of the place of religion within it. The past decade has seen many convenient myths which disguised the importance of religion, stripped away.…

Report exposes Iran’s media campaign to demonize Baha’is

Baha’i World News Service, Oct.21, news.bahai.org/story/861 In a wide-ranging media campaign that has gone largely unnoticed outside of Iran, hatred and discrimination are being systematically stirred up against the country’s 300,000-member Baha’i minority. In a report released today, the Baha’i…

Religious Teachings On Community Service

Huffington Post, Mar.14, www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/14/giving-back-how-you-and-t_n_832401.html A Jewish Teaching on Service (Isaiah 58:6-8) Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to…

Project Conversion: 12 Faiths In 12 Months

Rothwell Polk, Huffington Post, Feb.22, www.huffingtonpost.com/rothwell-polk/project-conversion-twelve_b_825711.html Andrew Bowen, 28, of Lumberton, N.C., is spending the 12 months of 2011 being “spiritually promiscuous,” he says with a wry sense of humor. Each month he immerses himself in a different religion, adopting…

Baha’is in Iran

Jeremy Fox, Stirling Baha’is, Jan.2011 A strongly-worded letter has been circulated by the International Baha’i Community, which has its permanent office at the United Nations in New York and represents one hundred and eighty-six national Bahá’í communities. This open letter…

Some significant dates in faith communities

This is a by no means exhaustive list of significant dates.  Please let me know of any that I should add. Baha’i: 16 Jan. 2011       World Religion Day 21 Mar. 2011     Naw Ruz (Baha’i New Year) 21 Apr. 2011     Start…

IRENICA Previous Version (archived)

Since June 2010, IRENICA has gone “live”.  Instead of a monthly digest, news items are added as soon as they come to my notice.  The latest news appears on the homepage irenica.org.uk and in Latest IRENICA.  Email alerts will only…

CSI

CSI – Central Scotland Interfaith The forum to promote inter faith encounter in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling. Registered as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity No SC041399   Coming Events: The next “Soul Space” will be at Stirling Methodist Church, …