Wednesday, February 12, 2014

February 12th in Baha'i History

Center for the Study of the Texts - Haifa Israel

12-18 Feb 1953 Ten Year World Crusade launched

at the first Intercontinental Teaching Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The Crusade would conclude in 1963 with the election of the first Universal House of Justice: the centenary of Bahá'u'lláh's declaration in the Garden of Ridván. The goal was to extend the Faith to 132 more countries and the existing 120 countries and territories were to be expanded.

1980: Hand of the Cause of God and well celebrated author Hasan Balyuzi dies.

For a quick bio of Mr. Balyuzi click here

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