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An inspiring and dramatically paced introduction to the Prophet and Founder of the Baha'i Faith, The Story of Baha'u'llah presents in a clear narrative style the life of the Prophet from His birth into a wealthy and noble family, through His transforming spiritual experience while incarcerated in the infamous Black Pit of Tehran, and over the decades of harsh and increasin ...more
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Published May 1st 2005 by Baha'i Publishing
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Greg Rothenberger
Jun 09, 2012 rated it liked it
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I actually enjoyed this book quite a lot. It's not what I was looking for, or expecting, but in its own way it's very good. I was looking for an objective biography of Baha'u'llah. What I found was a rather detailed, mostly devotional story of both the Bab and Baha'u'llah written by a believer. If that's what you're looking for, or are willing to read, then I'm sure you'll enjoy this book. The language is clearly influenced by the style of the English translations of the Baha'i Writings. It seem ...more
Sarah Youngquist
Nov 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A history of the exciting beginnings of the Baha'i Faith. I recommend it to believers as well as strangers to this beautiful 200 year old religion.
Trevor Wolfe
Jul 14, 2019 rated it liked it
I liked the book, but I was disappointed in several ways. The first 85 pages or so were about the Bab and not Baha’u’llah. This book was written by a faithful Baha’i member. I was not able to find any sources she cited that were critical of the Baha’i faith. This book puts an appendix to how Baha’u’llah was a polygamist. Why was it part of the appendix and not expanded in the book? Is it because Baha’u’llah is breaking Deuteronomy 17:17 which says, “ “And he shall not acquire many wives for hims ...more
Greg Rothenberger
Sep 06, 2012 rated it liked it
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I actually enjoyed this book quite a lot. It's not what I was looking for, or expecting, but in its own way it's very good. I was looking for an objective biography of Baha'u'llah. What I found was a rather detailed, mostly devotional story of both the Bab and Baha'u'llah written by a believer. If that's what you're looking for, or are willing to read, then I'm sure you'll enjoy this book. The language is clearly influenced by the style of the English translations of the Baha'i Writings. It seem ...more
Amy
Aug 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful book and it is very easy to read compared to other Baha'i books about the life of Baha'u'llah.
icatchdreams
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lovley book. Easy to read book about the life of -Baha'u'llah. It was told like a story which is just what I was looking for.
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Jun 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Very interesting reading of a historical account. I found it fascinating.
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