Abolition of Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

Dimensions of Unity: the Lawh-i-Ittihad

Dimensions of Unity - Rural School Columbia

The theme of unity is woven explicitly and implicitly into Bahá’u’lláh’s mission and teachings.  It is the entire purpose of his mission. In the Lawh-i-Ittihad, Bahá’u’lláh discusses some of the dimensions of unity. An authorised English version of this work is not available as yet, although descriptions of this work are available in Adib Taherzadeh’s fourth…

Workers’ Rights

workers' rights

As we have seen in previous articles, Bahá’u’lláh was concerned with the extremes of wealth and poverty he saw in society.  He was concerned when the governors of society “reared palaces for themselves” at the cost of the poverty of their people. We has seen how, in freeing slaves he inherited with his family estate,…

Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

extremes of wealth and poverty

The increasing gulf between rich and poor has recently re-emerged as an issue in public debate, both as an issue of economic justice and as an issue contributing to political instability in the world.[1] The issue has been a standing concern of the Baha’i community. In his early mystical writings Bahá’u’lláh draws attention to the injustice of…