Bahá'u'lláh was born in 1817 and died in 1892. He was the son of a Persian nobleman and born to wealth and luxury. Yet the major part of His life was spent in imprisonment and exile. He knew intimately torture and the dungeon, scorn and hunger, poverty and betrayal. The story of His life and of the Faith which bears His name, the Bahá'í Faith (Bahá'í means "a follower of Bahá"), is intensely dramatic and, until recent years, was little known in the west.
About the first half of the nineteenth century, many Christians were stirred by the hope of the return of Christ. This
expectancy, latent in the Teachings of the New Testament, was by no means limited to Christians nor was it limited to America.
Europe too was stirred by this phenomenon. A group of German Templars left their native land and settled permanently at the foot of Mount Carmel, in Israel, to await their Lord. Press here to continue...
Links to more information about Bahá'u'lláh
Who is Bahá'u'lláh? A Statement on Bahá'u'lláh A Westerner's Meeting with Bahá'u'lláh "Words of Wisdom" by Bahá'u'lláh "The Hidden Words" by Bahá'u'lláh Selections from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh A Tribute to Bahá'u'lláh The Bahá'í Faith
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