The Bahá'í Faith in Clearwater Florida

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Baha’i Centers of Learning

Baha’i schools across the United States offer three- to five-day programs for adults, youth and children on such themes as [ Read More ]

Study Circles

Study circles are regular gatherings of people interested in studying the Baha’i Writings and applying [ Read More ]

Children’s Spiritual Education

The Baha’i community places great emphasis on the moral and spiritual education of children and youth [ Read More ]

Programs for Teens and Pre-Teens

Young members of the Baha’i community are encouraged to grow in moral responsibility, often by contributing [ Read More ]

Core Curriculum for Spiritual

The U.S. Baha’i community has developed curricular materials for the spiritual education of children [ Read More ]

Baha'i Explorations

We hope you will enjoy the mix of speakers and the variety of topics discussed every Sunday here on our website [ Read More ]

Join our online talk on
Sunday at 11:00 am EDT

This week’s presenterMr. Hillary Chapman

This week presenter

Hillary Chapman is a writer, guitarist, and songwriter who currently lives in Washington DC. He is the creator of the following books, short stories, and songs:
Books:* Foreigner: The life story told in vignettes of an Iranian immigration to the Untied States (George Ronald, Oxford, UK, 2019)* Awakening: The story of religious turmoil and development in the town of Nayriz, Iran; based on oral memories and first-hand accounts. (Baha'i Publishing, Wilmette, IL, 2012)* Abdu'l-Baha in New York: The story of Abdu'l-Baha's visit to New York City in 1912; also contains some social history of New York in that period. (Juxta Publishing, London, UK, 2012)* The Calling: Tahirih of Persia and the Women of the Great Awakening: A detailed account of the little-known life of the mystic of Tahirih of Persia; told in episodes that are intertwined with stories from the lives of American women of the Great Awakening with some social history as background.(George Ronald, Oxford, UK, 2016)* A Way out of No Way: The untold story of the Harlem Preparatory School: Based almost entirely on interviews, a brief history of one of the original alternative schools; contains some social history of New York City. (Publisher TBD)
His songs for the Nashville and other markets which have been recorded by numerous local and regional artists: www.reverbnation.com/hillarychapmanHis short stories often draw on motifs from famous short stories which have been published in the Saturday Evening Port, 
Hillary has a BA in History from Haverford College, an MS from the U. of Pennsylvania, and various other paper from the U. of Paris and other schools. He has done extensive community service for the Baha'i Faith in Russia and French Polynesia.

This week’s topicThe Bible and the Baha'i Faith: Part 4

John the Bapist

Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith has advanced a claim with respect to Jesus Christ. These sessions are for those who would like to understand the claim of Baha'u'llah, Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith, from a Biblical perspective and for those who would like to become more familiar with the Baha'i way of reading the Bible. Each session is made up entirely of passages from the Bible and the Scripture of the Baha'i Faith and all discussion is centered on these; the purpose is to create greater understanding and to explore the Bible in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Our previous Online Classes

July 19, 2021

The Bible and the Baha’i Faith: Part 3

July 11, 2021

The Bible and the Baha’i Faith: Part 2

July 5, 2021

The Bible and the Baha’i Faith: Part 1

July 4, 2021

Power to the Pupil