Episode 48: A Declaration of the Bab Conversation with Dr. Nader Saiedi
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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, I speak with Dr. Nader Saiedi about the Declaration of the Bab, whose revitalizing message prepared the way for the coming of Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith. Watch the video version of this episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jPN99xQLOs Dr. Saiedi is a Professor of Baha’i Studies in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, USA, and has focused much of his work on the Life and Works of the Bab. I hope you enjoy this special conversation about the Declaration of the Bab. To find out more about Dr. Nader Saiedi and some of the things we covered in this podcast, check out the following links: * You can find out more about Dr. Nader Saiedi here: https://bahaikipedia.org/Nader_Saiedi * You can also listen to our interview with Dr. Saiedi on our earlier Baha'i Blogcast episode here: https://www.bahaiblog.net/2017/08/bahai-blogcast-rainn-wilson-episode-20-nader-saiedi/ * Dr. Saiedi is the author of 'Logos and Civilization': https://amzn.to/2T8A6g4 and 'Gate of the Heart': https://amzn.to/3bBfD9V * You may also be interested in these talks by Dr. Nader Saiedi: - From World War to World Peace: http://bahaiblog.net/site/2017/06/world-war-world-peace-talk-dr-nader-saiedi/ - Text and Context in the Baha’i Heroic Age (this is a series of 11 talks): https://soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/sets/nader-saiedi-text-and-context - Baha'u'llah & Peace (this is a series of 4 talks): https://www.bahaiblog.net/2019/02/bahaullah-peace-a-series-of-four-talks-by-nader-saiedi/ - Fire & Light in the Bab's Tablet: https://www.bahaiblog.net/2016/11/dr-nader-saiedis-talk-fire-light-babs-tablet/ - Identity and the Spiritual Journey in the Badi Calendar: https://www.bahaiblog.net/2015/04/identity-and-the-spiritual-journey-in-the-badi-calendar-a-talk-by-dr-nader-saiedi-2/ * For more information and Baha'i-inspired content about the Declaration of the Bab, please visit this special resource page: https://www.bahaiblog.net/bahai-calendar/about-the-declaration-of-the-bab/ * You can read the full transcripts of this episode here: https://www.scribd.com/document/476399968/Transcripts-Baha-i-Blogcast-With-Rainn-Wilson-Ep-48-a-Declaration-of-the-Bab-Conversation-With-Nader-Saiedi Be sure to subscribe to the Baha’i Blogcast for more episodes on: * YouTube: http://bit.ly/2JTNmBO * iTunes: http://apple.co/2leHPHL * Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/bahaiblogcast * Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2IXRAnb If you would like to find out more about the Baha'i Faith visit BAHAI.ORG, and for more great Baha'i-inspired content, check out BAHAIBLOG.NET: http://bahaiblog.net/ Thanks for listening! -Rainn Wilson
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