• A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith

A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith

Written by a well-known author in the field of Bahá’í studies, this is a comprehensive and accessible encyclopedia to the youngest of the world religions. Regarded as the second most widespread faith after Christianity, with adherents in almost every country around the globe, the Bahá’í faith is nevertheless unfamiliar to many.

Here Dr Smith traces the origins and development of the religion from 19th century Iran to the modern day, introducing its central figures and major historical events. Combining breadth with a readable yet concise style, he provides a balanced overview of Bahá’í scriptures, doctrines and practices, social teachings and organization. This reference work presents a clear and knowledgeable view of a fascinating new religion.

Written by a well-known author in the field of Bahá’í studies, this is a comprehensive and accessible encyclopedia to the youngest of the world religions. Regarded as the second most widespread faith after Christianity, with adherents in almost every country around the globe, the Bahá’í faith is nevertheless unfamiliar to many.

Here Dr Smith traces the origins and development of the religion from 19th century Iran to the modern day, introducing its central figures and major historical events. Combining breadth with a readable yet concise style, he provides a balanced overview of Bahá’í scriptures, doctrines and practices, social teachings and organization. This reference work presents a clear and knowledgeable view of a fascinating new religion.

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  • Contributors:: Peter Smith 
  • Format: Softcover book | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 133 x 213 mm 
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications, 2013
  • Language: English
  • SKU: BKS-GST-M.0286

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