Bahaism and Its Claims: A Study of the Religion Promulgated by Baha Ullah and Abdul Baha

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1915 - Bahai Faith - 298 pages
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Page 127 - To chase these pagans, in those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet, Which, fourteen hundred years ago, were nailed, For our advantage, on the bitter cross.
Page 154 - It is decreed that every father must educate his sons and daughters in learning and in writing and also in that which hath been ordained in the Tablet. He who neglects that which hath been commanded (in this matter), if he be rich, it is incumbent on the trustees of the House of Justice...
Page 72 - Mightiest kings his power shall own ; Heathen tribes his name adore; Satan and his host, o'erthrown, Bound in chains, shall hurt no more. 3 Then shall wars and tumults cease; Then be banished grief and pain; Righteousness, and joy, and peace, Undisturbed, shall ever reign.
Page 76 - It's coming yet for a' that, When man to man, the world o'er, Shall brothers be for a
Page 2 - Bahaism and Its Claims A Study of the Religions Promulgated by Baha Ullah and Abdul Baha. 8vo, cloth, net $1.50. Bahaism is a revolt from the fold of Islam which in recent years has been bidding vigorously for the support of Occidental minds. Many of its principles are culled from the Christian religion which it insidiously seeks to supplant. What this Oriental cult is, what it stands for, and what it aims at, is told in a volume which forms a notable addition to the History of Comparative Religions.
Page 119 - Phoebus-Apollo when the sun rose or went down ; yes, many a savage, his hands smeared all over with human sacrifice, shall come from the East and the West, and sit down in the kingdom of God...
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Page 71 - Most Great Peace shall come Do not you in Europe need this also ? Is not this that which Christ foretold ? Yet do we see your kings and rulers lavishing their treasures more freely on means for the destruction of the human race than on that which would conduce to the happiness of mankind These strifes and this bloodshed and discord must cease, and all men be as one kindred and one family. Let not a man glory in this, that he loves his country ; let him rather glory in this, that he loves his kind.
Page 301 - Daylight in the Harem A New Era for Moslem Women. In Press. Woman's work for Woman is nowhere more needed than on the part of Christian women for their sisters of Islam. It is a most difficult field of service, but...
Page 57 - Although a republican form of government profits all the people of the world, yet the majesty of Kingship is one of the signs of God. We do not wish that the countries of the world should be deprived thereof. If statesmen combine the two * into one form, their reward will be great before God.

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