The Secret of Divine Civilization

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Baha'i Publishing Trust, 2007 - Religion - 184 pages
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The Secret of Divine Civilization is a thorough explanation of the view of the Baha'i Faith on the true nature of civilization. It contains an appealing and universal message inspiring world-mindedness and soliciting the highest human motives and attributes for the establishment of a spiritual society. Written by Abdu'l-Baha in the late nineteenth century as a letter to the rulers and people of Persia, it is still profoundly relevant today as a guide to creating a peaceful and productive world.

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Written in 1875 to the people of Persia (modern-day Iran)---in part, encouraging them to adopt methods and procedures of the West; but, primarily, urging them to infuse their culture with spiritual principles... Read full review


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Abdu'l-Baha, meaning Servant of the Glory, was the title assumed by Abbas Effendi (1844-1921), the eldest son and appointed successor of Baha'u'llah, the Prophet and Founder of the Baha'i Faith. A prisoner since the age of nine, 'Abdu'l-Baha shared a lifetime of imprisonment and exile with his father at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. He spent his entire life in tireless service to the Baha'i Faith, and was a lifelong proponent of the unity of all people and religions.

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