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Paris Talks: Addresses Given by Abdul-Baha in 1911

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Despite old age and poor health, Abdu'l-Baha, the eldest son of Baha'u'llah, set out from Palestine in 1911 on a momentous series of journeys to Europe and the United States. The purpose of his trip was to share the teachings and vision of the Baha'i Faith with the people of the West. Paris Talks presents his historic public addresses delivered in Paris in 1911. Topics inc ...more
Paperback, 249 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Bahai Publishing (first published 1969)
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Eddie Glenn
Jan 04, 2011 Eddie Glenn rated it it was amazing
If you want to learn about the Bahá'í Faith, start here.
Margaret Grant
Mar 18, 2017 Margaret Grant rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favourite Baha'i books as it is a translation of the talks the Master gave on his visit to Paris just after the first world war.
Because it is an account of his talks, it is in simple uplifting language...communicating deeply with the soul.
'Abdu'l Baha never fails to nurture and encourage us as human beings.
David Cain
Feb 10, 2017 David Cain rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is my favorite Bahá'í work. It serves as an excellent introduction to the tenets of the faith and provides a solid plan for living a good and virtuous life. Abdu'l-Baha's series of short talks (59 over 235 pages) are written in a very accessible style, and can be enjoyed singly or in groups. The truths contained within are profound and should resonate with most followers of any of the major world religions. I expect to revisit this on a regular basis over the coming years.
Margaret Grant
Sep 15, 2016 Margaret Grant rated it it was amazing
When learning about the Baha'i faith I used this book so much. Because you can 'hear' 'Abdu'l Baha talking to you through the topics and pages of this book. It brings him closer.
I love the prophecies in this book too, about how world peace will be achieved through the emancipation of women, education and the coming of equality and justice to the world.
Although we are in turmoil at the moment as the old ways of doing things crumble around us, it is refreshing to think that there are spiritually m
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Amina
Sep 07, 2014 Amina rated it it was amazing
Abdul Baha brings the ideals of the Bahai Faith to the western world in these series of talks at various institutions in Paris France during the early 1900's. He presents the principles of the Faith and encourages all attendees to investigate the Faith and learn of the life of Bahaullah. It is a very interesting and easy read.
Sheida
Feb 22, 2016 Sheida rated it it was amazing
very very good book, i feel like it was more of a spiritual book because it had "tablets" which is another word for verses or passages. I really enjoyed this book and the fact that it was written 105 years ago made it even more interesting
Sara
Sep 24, 2007 Sara rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone seeking a little wisdom
In short, simple talks, we are enlightened with words of true wisdom in quote-worthy phrases. This deals with the real issues in the world like equality and peace, and is actually a very easy read.
John White
Aug 12, 2014 John White rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful. Everything that comes from the pen of Abdu'l-Baha is beautiful.
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beautiful and completely accurate
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Abdu’l-Bahá was the eldest son of Bahá’u’lláh, the prophet-founder of the Baha'i Faith.
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