Tuesday, June 19, 2007

On the Subject of Peace: Many Opinions, but Guidance for Baha'is

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What road leads to peace? The Baha'i Writings distinguish between the Lesser Peace and the Most Great Peace. Baha'is are provided guidance as to what their role is in God's Great Plan. -gw
Following the move to New York, Gibran meets and draws `Abdu'l-Baha, the leader of the Baha'i Faith. Gibran is impressed by `Abdu'l-Baha although they don't see eye to eye on the subject of peace where Gibran is of the opinion that there are circumstances where a forceful approach is required, not least in the plight of Lebanon breaking free from the Ottoman rule.

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