9781931847346

In The Glory of the Father

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    9781931847346

  • ISBN10:

    1931847347

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-01
  • Publisher: Baha'I Pub

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Summary

Author Brian Lepard draws upon his childhood religious experiences and his study of the Bible and other holy books to recount his spiritual journey and discovery of the Baha'i Faith. He describes in some detail the lives of the central-figures of the Baha'i Faith: the Bab, Who heralded the coming of Baha'u'llah; Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith; and 'Abdu'l-Baha, the son and successor of Baha'u'llah. Lepard explores the similarities between the Baha'i and Christian views of the station of Jesus Christ, biblical interpretation, and the nature of God, and he discusses whether it is possible to build the Kingdom of God on earth and how biblical prophecy has been fulfilled through the coming of Baha'u'llah.

Author Biography

Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska. Princeton and Yale Law School graduate.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
What Is the Baha'i Faith?p. 3
My Personal Journeyp. 9
The Life and Teachings of the Bab (1819-50)p. 17
The Life and Teachings of Baha'u'llah (1817-92)p. 29
The Life and Teachings of 'Abdu'l-Baha (1844-1921)p. 49
The Baha'i Community Since 1921p. 57
Is the Bible the Word of God?p. 65
Who Is Jesus?p. 71
How Should We Treat Others?p. 79
How Should the Bible Be Interpreted?p. 103
"Who Is God?" and Other Religious Questionsp. 115
Is Jesus the Only Way to God?p. 137
Is It Time to Build the Kingdom of God on Earth?p. 155
Is Baha'u'llah the Return of Christ in the Glory of the Father?p. 183
The Power of Baha'u'llahp. 217
Notesp. 223
Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 243
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