• The Bahá'í Faith in the Media

    NY Times bestselling author highlights Baha'i teachings in her new book

    New York Times Bestselling author of "High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out" Amanda Ripley in an Aspen Institute interview speak about the ways the Bahá'í Faith breaks out of the binary, political, high conflict environment currently rampant! She outlines a process of consultation and elections the Bahá'ís follow. The Bahá'ís around the world in 233 countries hold annual local and national democratic elections. Locally, these elections are held in the communities of Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, San Marcos, and Cedar Park!

    CBS This Morning -

    Behind the Bahá'í faith, one of the fastest growing religions

    "In our World of Worship series, we're exploring different ways people practice faith and religion around the globe. In this installment, we're looking at one of the fastest growing religions in the world, the Bahá'í faith. There are now more than 100,000 Bahá'í communities worldwide. Dana Jacobson takes you on a journey to the "Mother Temple of the West."

  • News from the Austin Baha'i Blog: 

    To a Baha’i, the most important idea propounded by our faith is the “Oneness of Mankind.” Within this idea is the notion of eliminating all forms of prejudices. The most intractable and difficult prejudice that we as Americans face and must confront head-on is the challenge posed by racism and...
    Austin’s Baha’is say racial justice is ‘an integral part of our faith’ Full article can be found here.
    The crises of 2020 have stacked up: a pandemic, a recession, incidents of police brutality, and heated demonstrations in the streets. In the face of these staggering challenges, it can be hard to muster hope or channel anger into productive activity. The world’s faith traditions speak to that...
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