Thursday, February 18, 2010

On The Changeless Faith of God: Give me that old time religion

Fike and Tahzib practice the Baha’i faith, an ancient religion that emphasizes spiritual unity of all mankind.
Now there is a  descriptor you don't often see in relationship to the Baha'i Faith: "ancient religion." Usually, it's referred to as a "new faith."  But "ancient faith" does also describe Baha'i. -gw
To argue, therefore, that differences of regulations, observances and other practices constitute any significant objection to the idea of revealed religion's essential oneness is to miss the purpose that these prescriptions served. More seriously, it misses the fundamental distinction between the eternal and the transitory features of religion's function. The essential message of religion is immutable. It is, in Baha'u'llah's words, "the changeless Faith of God, eternal in the past, eternal in the future". ...
ARTIST: Trad and Anon
TITLE: Old Time Religion (Additional Verses)
Lyrics and Chords
/ G - / D G / - C / D G /
We will pray with the Baha'i
Though we really wonder why
They put that mark before the "i"
But it's good enough for me

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