Baha'u'llah: A Short Biography

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Baha'u'llah: A Short Biography

The second most widespread religion after Christianity, the Baha’i Faith is enjoying rapid expansion. In this authoritative guide, Moojan Momen offers a concise yet comprehensive biography of its founder and prophet, Baha'u'llah.

From his early life in Iran as son of a senior civil servant to his death in exile near Akka, in what is now Israel, this is a carefully constructed account of the eventful life of this influential nineteenth-century religious figure. Drawing on a wide range of primary and secondary sources, some of which have never been used before, Momen offers a comprehensive survey of Baha’u’llah’s life, works, and teachings, and examines:

  • His emergence as a leading figure in the much persecuted Babi movement.
  • His successive forced exiles and the vitriolic opposition he faced throughout his life.
  • His pioneering teachings on the equality of men and women, the protection of human rights, and the necessity and means for uniting our planet.
  • His many profound books and letters.

Complete with a helpful guide to sources and references, this is a perfect book for anyone interested in knowing more about the founder of the youngest world religion.

Author: Moojan Momen

Oneworld Publications


256 pages

13 x 20 cm