Revised edition. Now includes updated information, more questions, and an index. What is the Baha'i Faith? What are its basic principles and teachings? When and where did it begin? What does it have in common with the other major religions of the world? How is it different? Who was its Founder? What does the Baha'i global community look like today? In Baha'i Basics, author Frances Worthington uses a simple and accessible format that highlights the clarity with which topics associated with the Baha'i Faith are discussed. The result is an easy-to-use, informational introduction to what is one of the fastest growing religions in the world. Readers will find themselves well-informed after reading this concise, well-organized book, which provide clear, straightforward answers to the basic questions that arise when investigating a new religion.
Frances Worthington is a writer who loves libraries, gardens, and interfaith exploration. A graduate of Duke University with a master's in Library Science, she is also a master gardener and former chair of the Interfaith Forum in Greenville, South Carolina. For nearly twenty years she was an award-winning garden columnist for the Greenville News. Her two previous books are Southern Seasons and Baha'i Basics. She lives in Greenville, South Carolina.