Parables In The Baha I Faith

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The Baha’i Faith is a monotheistic religion centered around the unification of the human race. By eliminating prejudice and preaching widespread equality among humans, the Baha’i Faith aims to create a global society in which all humans are unified. The religion was founded by Bahá’u’lláh, a Persian nobleman who was imprisoned in Tehran when he had a vision of God’s will for humanity. The central theme of Bahá'u'lláh's message is that humanity is one single race and that the day has come for its unification in one global society ( While imprisoned, he spread his views and contacted several world leaders, informing them of his new frame of thought. After he was released from prison, he published the Kitab-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book), which has since become the central holy text to the Baha’i Faith. Amongst the Baha’i, Bahá’u’lláh is viewed as a prophet comparable to Moses, Jesus, Buddha, and Muhammad.…show more content…
Parables in the Baha’i Faith are based off of actual historic accounts that have metaphorical implications for spirituality. For example, in one story, as actually happened. The Báb was imprisoned for his beliefs. But because his teachings were so powerful, his jailors actually became his followers. It was also while in prison in the Black Pit Bahá’u’lláh had a spiritual revelation. Prisons have never played such a central role in the history of religion as they do in the Baha’i Faith. Both of the religions spiritual leaders were experiencing imprisonment. However, out of the experience, they were able to have a positive outcome. This ties back to the values of the religion and how to escape imprisonment in order for there to be unity, no prejudice, and equality. The prison parables have a particularly important message that resonate with people because religion and faith in God freed their leaders from actual prison but God can liberate humans from their own metaphorical

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