Episode 69: Rob Weinberg (In Honor of Abdu'l-Baha)
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Hello and welcome to the Baha’i Blogcast with me your host, Rainn Wilson.

In this series of podcasts I interview members of the Baha’i Faith and friends from all over the world about their hearts, and minds, and souls, their spiritual journeys, what they’re interested in, and what makes them tick.

In this special episode in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the passing of Abdu'l-Baha, I'm joined by Baha'i author, Rob Weinberg from the UK. Rob talks about the remarkable life of Abdu'l-Baha and why he feels Abdu'l-Baha was an ambassador to humanity. We talk about Abdu'l-Baha's time in Egypt, Baghdad, France, and the example He gave us. Rob tells us about his own Baha'i journey, his time in the Holy Land,  and we discuss the need to focus locally, and look at how we can follow the example of Abdu'l-Baha. I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I did!

Find out more about some of the things we mentioned and covered below:

* Learn more about Abdu'l-Baha and the commemoration of the Centenary of His passing here: https://bit.ly/3jkV0WX

* Abdu'l-Baha: https://www.bahai.org/abdul-baha/

* The Universal House of Justice: https://bit.ly/3mgH0wN

* Shoghi Effendi: https://bit.ly/3rCOeNM

* The Bab​​: https://www.bahai.org/the-bab/

* Baha'u'llah: https://www.bahai.org/bahaullah/

* BOOK: Ambassador to Humanity by Robert Weinberg: https://amzn.to/3t66HUu

* Rob’s Bahaʼi Blog Interview 'Ambassador to Humanity': https://bit.ly/3BDEveE

* Edward Granville Browne: The Only European Historian Who Met Baha’u’llah: https://bit.ly/3kVsKcG

* A Dramatized Reading of E. G. Browne's Meeting with Baha'u'llah: https://bit.ly/3n3a8dE

* Dr. William Cormick: https://bit.ly/3gXMBXp

* BOOK: The Primal Point: A selection of testimonials and tributes to the Bab and His followers by Robert Weinberg: https://amzn.to/3yCgen9

* The Primal Point book interview with Rob Weinberg: https://bit.ly/3yDHT7m

* The Baha'i World Centre: https://www.bwc.org/

* Why is the Baha’i World Centre in Israel?: https://bit.ly/3yGYqr1

* Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson – Ep 68: Kathryn Hogenson: https://bit.ly/3kNKAyi

* Abdu’l-Baha’s Tablets to The Hague: https://bit.ly/38DXGbA

* QUOTE: “Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements.”  -Baha'u'llah

* Paris Talks by Abdu'l-Baha: https://bit.ly/3kNKpD8

* What is the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program: https://bit.ly/3h1NWN5

* BOOK: The Master in Egypt: https://amzn.to/38PqWwt

* VIDEO: Abdu'l-Baha in Egypt: https://bit.ly/3zFELcq

* QUOTE: “The gift of God to this enlightened age is the knowledge of the oneness of mankind and of the fundamental oneness of religion. War shall cease between nations, and by the will of God the Most Great Peace shall come; the world will be seen as a new world, and all men will live as brothers.” -Abdu’l-Baha

* Siah-Chal (The Black Pit): https://bit.ly/3trpwlj

* Munirih Khanum: https://bit.ly/3n9xmhY

* The Two Gardens of Ridvan: https://bit.ly/3yO4v4Z

* BOOK: A Sudden Music by Roger White: https://amzn.to/3zEScJz

* Juliet Thompson: https://bit.ly/3tis1Gf

* Bahaʼi World Publications: https://bahaiworld.bahai.org/

* A New Cycle of Human Power - Abdu’l-Baha’s encounters with modernist writers and artists by Rob Weinberg: https://bit.ly/3tg8gPu

* Horace Holley: https://bit.ly/3n1ydRT

* BOOK: Ethel Rosenberg: https://bit.ly/3gZR3VI

* Lady Blomfield: Her Life and Times – An Interview with Robert Weinberg: https://bit.ly/3zQJc4s

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Thanks for listening!

-Rainn Wilson

Thanks for listening!

-Rainn Wilson
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