Baha'is Annette Young anticipates first Baha'i World Congress

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the are has to be for John's Baha'i World Slates Celebration Members of the Baha'i'World porters of the Bab publicly de- Faith will observe the 112th anniversary anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Bab, prophet-herald of their faith on Monday. . " Mrs. Annette Young, chairman of the Florence County Baha'i Spiritual Assembly, says this observance observance is one of 8,000 that will take place around the world. Its significance is similar to the observance observance of the anniversary of the Crucifixion of Christ. In m a n y ways the Martyrdom of the Bab paralleled the Crucifixion. The Bab (meaning the Gate of God) was executed at high noon on July 9, 1859, in Tabriz, Persia, and over 10,000 of His followers were slain. Like Christ, the Bab, starting in 1844, had proclaimed a new code of religious law, and by precept and example instituted a profound moral and spiritual reform. reform. As in the-days of Christ, the priests immediately scented mortal danger to their monopoly of power and prestige. They arose in sanctimonious indignation and forced the rulers to execute Him. . Like Christ and the Prophets before before Him, the Bab foretold of the coming of another One. In addition, addition, the Bab said this One had been promised in the scriptures o; all of the world's great religions. The Bab further said this One's advent would occur 19 years after His own. In 1863, one of the chief sup clared (hat he was that Promised One. He became known as Baha'- u'llah, a title given Him by the Bab signifying the Glory of God. Next April, 1%3, Mrs. Annette Young says some 10,000. Baha'is, followers of Baha'u'llah, are expected expected to meet in London, Eng- and,. to celebrate the lOOtii anni- 'ersary too prepare the way for :his great announcement. SOME NEW, EVERYTHING SOLD COMPARE AT 239.95 4-PIECE CURVE SECTIONAL SECTIONAL SOFA! Cushioned Cushioned in luxurious Foam, wide, arms ... choice of colors and fabrics! Only 168.00

Clipped from Florence Morning News07 Jul 1962, SatPage 3

Florence Morning News (Florence, South Carolina)07 Jul 1962, SatPage 3
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