BAHAISM or Bahai Faith, a religion founded in the nineteenth century by the Iranian notable Bahāʾ-Allāh (commonly Baháʾulláh or Bahāʾullāh in Western works) that grew out of the Iranian messianic movement of Babism and developed into a world religion with internationalist and pacifist emphases.
Originally Published: December 15, 1988
Last Updated: December 15, 1988
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Vol. III, Fasc. 4-5, pp. 438-475