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The Baha’i religion originated in Iran in 1844. Abdul Baha, the eldest son of Baha’u’llah, from whom the religion gets its name, explained what it is to be a Baha’i in these terms: “To be a Baha’i simply means to love all the world; to love humanity and try to serve it; to work for universal peace and universal brotherhood.”1


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Victoria CollegeUniversity of TorontoCanada

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