WEB VIDEO & DISCUSSION GUIDE This short video from PBS Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly shows two followers of Baha'i discussing why they chose to embrace the religion and its message of unity, equality and respect. It also covers Baha'i worship practices. Download video to your computer screen and play it from there.

Patheos Religion Library: Baha'i

WEB RESOURCE This site provides an overview of Baha'i origins, history, beliefs, rituals and worship, ethics, and community. There is a short video about the faith from an adherent.

Baha'i World Centre

WEB RESOURCE The Baha'i World Centre,a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the spiritual and administrative center of the Baha'i faith. The site, which is in Haifa Israel, is the home of several shrines commemorating various events in the life of the religion's founder, Baha'u'llah. It also houses archives and the Universal House of Justice.

Sacred Text Archive: Baha'i

SACRED TEXT This online archive has The Kitab-i-Aqdas (The Most Holy Book) and many other primary and secondary source of the Baha'i.

Baha'i Basics

WEB RESOURCE This Beliefnet site provides an overview of Baha'i beliefs with links to Baha'i holidays. The discussion section features the topics Bahai's as a social movement and Baha'i as a theocratic ideology. The site also links to writings of 'Abdu 'l-Baha.

An introduction to the Baha'i Faith

WEB RESOURCE Peter Smith, a scholar of religious studies for the British Library clearly reviews and describes the central features of the Baha'i Faith, including its history, key beliefs, organization and worldview of the Baha'i community.

Baha'i sacred texts

ONLINE RESOURCE Baha'i Faith is a scriptural religion. This British Library site provides background on Baha'i sacred texts by Dr. Moojan Momen. Momen explains the Baha'i beliefs about sacred texts and prophets, the transmission and distribution of their scripture and its role in the community.