Reflections

June 20, 2018

During Mental Health Awareness week this year, discussions took place in many national and local settings regarding the ways our society can better understand and support those who live with mental health issues. The UK now has its first Minister for Loneliness, perhaps a timely indicator that concerns of this nature need to be addressed in more formal spaces.

Reports of an increase in anxiety and depression amongst young peopl...

June 20, 2018

Representatives of the UK Baha’i Office of Public Affairs were pleased to attend the Inaugural Religion and Media Festival held on 27 March 2018. 

The event brought together journalists, broadcasters and media executives, those of faith and those of none, to take “a fresh look at the way religion is reported in the media and new ways to cover the oldest stories of all”.

The Festival was a celebration of the best coverage of reli...

June 20, 2018

‘Yes, yes, of course I do,’ was the answer given by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the son of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha'i Faith in the autumn of 1911.

The question, posed by the leader of a woman’s suffrage society in London, sought to clarify whether this elderly gentleman from the East really approved of giving women the vote?

Were the women delighted? apprehensive? incredulous?

‘Abdu’l-Bahá elaborated:

‘In all questions which concern...

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June 20, 2018

During Mental Health Awareness week this year, discussions took place in many national and local settings regarding the ways our society can better understand and support those who live with mental health issues. The UK now has its first Minister for Loneliness, perhaps a timely indicator that concerns of this nature need to be addressed in more formal spaces.

Reports of an increase in anxiety and depression amongst young peopl...

June 20, 2018

Representatives of the UK Baha’i Office of Public Affairs were pleased to attend the Inaugural Religion and Media Festival held on 27 March 2018. 

The event brought together journalists, broadcasters and media executives, those of faith and those of none, to take “a fresh look at the way religion is reported in the media and new ways to cover the oldest stories of all”.

The Festival was a celebration of the best coverage of reli...

June 20, 2018

‘Yes, yes, of course I do,’ was the answer given by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the son of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha'i Faith in the autumn of 1911.

The question, posed by the leader of a woman’s suffrage society in London, sought to clarify whether this elderly gentleman from the East really approved of giving women the vote?

Were the women delighted? apprehensive? incredulous?

‘Abdu’l-Bahá elaborated:

‘In all questions which concern...

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