By Margit Warburg
Voters of the area offers with the Baha'is and their faith. whereas overlaying the historic improvement in enough aspect to function a normal monograph on Baha'i, emphasis is laid on analyzing modern Baha'i, with the Danish Baha'i group as a recurrent case. The e-book discusses Baha'i non secular texts, rituals, economic climate, way of life, demographic improvement, challenge ideas, management, and overseas activism in analyses in response to basic fabric, comparable to interview stories one of the Baha'is, fieldwork information from the Baha'i international Centre in Israel, and box journeys around the globe. The strategy is a mixture of background of religions and sociology of faith inside of a theoretical framework of faith and globalisation. a number of common subject matters within the learn of recent religions are coated. The ebook contributes to the theoretical examine of globalisation through presenting a brand new version for analysing globalisation and transnational religions.
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Deborah M. Licht, who was assigned this task, has more than fully lived up to my expectations of professional linguistic advice. The Baha’i International Community is thanked for providing several ﬁne, copyrighted illustrations for this book. A number of other institutions and individual persons are also thanked for permission to reproduce copyrighted illustrations. These acknowledgments are implied when I quote the sources of the illustrations. Finally, I wish to thank my husband Jens and children Rebecca and Valdemar who have supported me and helped me from the xxx preface beginning.
During the evenings or on Sunday afternoons, the street outside the house is often ﬁlled with parked cars, and the passer-by might then notice the thirty or more people going into the house, looking as if they are attending a public cultural event. Many 6 Participation of the Danish Bahá’í Community in the Process Surrounding the World Summit for Social Development. p. , p. 11. (NSA-DK). 7 NGO Forum ’95 Oﬃcial Calendar, Copenhagen 3–12 March 1995. 8 Participation of the Danish Bahá’í Community, p.
A Practical Introduction, London, HMSO, 1989, p. 148, and Rodney Stark and William Sims Bainbridge, Religion, Deviance, and Social Control, New York, Routledge, 1996, p. 124. 16 See, for example, “Introduction to the Bahá’í Community”, in The Bahá’í World 1999 –2000, Haifa, Bahá’í World Centre, 2001, pp. 7–18. The numbers reported are probably maximum estimates, including also a certain proportion of inactive Baha’is. 18 It is, however, part of the Baha’i mission strategy to be present everywhere, even if only represented by a few believers.