Archive for December, 2007

Dec26

The Influence of the Greek Philosophy and Religion upon Christianity

The Resultant Affect upon the Harmony of the Three Abrahamic Faiths

by Nefratiri Weeks
October 26, 2007
Scholars and historians agree that the blending of Greek culture with Christianity eventually resulted in our modern understanding of Christianity as a religion; textbooks paint the picture of its great Hebrew Roots being planted in Greek Soil, creating the tree we see today in every American City and across the world. However, some scholars assert that while Greek rational thought had a positive influence on Christianity, Greek religious practices at that time had no influence. I will demonstrate that, to the contrary, many Greek religious practices are alive and well in the Christian Church and discuss the deeper implications of this fact on the global situation of religious division.In his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas, one of the great reasoning minds of the late Middle Ages, set forth the argument that the subject matter of religious doctrine, belief and faith was to be rightly considered a science. He set this science higher than the science of empirical thought with subject matter including mathematics and the like. Aquinas opened the door of religious speculation that had been closed by the Church for more than a thousand years. In his treatise concerning religious belief he concludes:

“As other sciences do not argue in proof of their principles, but argue from their principles to demonstrate other truths in these sciences: so this doctrine does not argue in proof of its principles, which are the articles of faith, but from them it goes on to prove something else…” (Aquinas). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec09

Letter to Syrian President from a believer

In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Bountiful.

To His Excellency Mr. Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria,

Dear Mr Assad,

I am writing to share some information with you concerning our Faith and about the covenant of Baha’u’llah which is essential for establishing peace in the world. I hope you will find this information useful and inspiring.

We are different from the Baha’i World Faith, whose headquarters are based in Haifa, Israel. The headquarters of the BUPC is in the Rocky Mountains of the USA. The Universal House of Justice in Haifa does not have a guardian, whereas we have a guardian descended from Baha’u’llah who lives in exile in America at this time. We also have the real Universal House of Justice located in the Rocky Mountains of the USA.

The line of authority, as the presidency of the House of Justice, follows in the progeny of Baha’u’llah, known as the Aghsan. Baha’u’llah was descended from King David through the exilarchs Bostanai and Isaac Iskoi, who embraced Islam at the hands of Imam Ali Rida. So this line of the Aghsan, which is the line of King David, distinguishes the true Institution of the Baha’i Faith from fakes frauds and imitations. It is the sign of God, a point of unity for the world and the hereditary principle Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec04

Baha’i Covenant: Red Alert!

Everyone’s invited to check out this recently created video called Baha’i Covenant: Red Alert

The content is a brief synopsis of how Shoghi Effendi’s “Hand’s of the Cause” usurped authority of the Faith upon his passing. From the book of the Establisher of the Baha’i Faith, he writes: Read the rest of this entry »

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