Beyond Tolerance: Religion and Global Community

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SPECIAL IDEAS, 2007 - Bahai Faith - 240 pages
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The author presents beliefs, language, and practices that some of the world religions have in common with Christianity and compares them with Scripture. He states in the preface that the positions of this book have been derived from his reading of Scripture. The first ten chapters compares Christian Scripture with other world religions; the second ten chapters present teaching of the Baha'i Faith concerning global community. The author identifies himself as a member of the Baha'i Faith.
 

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Contents

The Common Language of Religion
1
The Oneness of God
6
The Most Hidden
14
The Messenger
23
Spiritual Concepts
43
The Golden Rule
75
the Ten Commandments
77
Religious Practices
84
The Covenant
175
Unity of God Religion and Humankind
185
Global Governance
193
Language
197
Independent Investigation of Truth
201
Science and Religion
205
Equality of Men and Women
207
Economic Issues
209

Religious and Civil Law
105
Changing Needs
123
The End of Childhood
136
Part IIThe Bahai Faith Chapter 11 Bahaullah the Return of the Messenger
165
Universal Compulsory Education
215
Conclusions
217
Bibliography
225
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