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The Baha'i Fast.. Slowly

Rainn Wilson | Posted 05.05.2013 | Religion
Rainn Wilson

Sometimes the hours tick away quite slowly and you find yourself obsessively checking the clock, almost willing it to hit 6 p.m., when you can gorge on smoothies and quesadillas. "The Fast" in the Baha'i Faith is certainly misnamed. It should be called "The Slow" for the way time plods throughout the day.

Building 'Men Of Strength': A Response To Sexual Violence

Donna Hakimian | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Donna Hakimian

What if we turned our gaze to see men and boys as potential champions of the rights of women -- allies in the building of a just, peaceful and tolerant society? We would have reclaimed a truth that a few individuals tried to steal away.

Humans And Chimpanzees: What's The Difference?

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 10.11.2011 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Although our understanding of neuroscience has progressed light years since the first "Planet of the Apes" movie, there is a premise of this film at which I'd like to throw a monkey wrench.

The Baha'i Understanding Of Gender Equality: A Fundamental Spiritual Truth

May Lample | Posted 04.28.2011 | Religion
May Lample

I've always believed in the equality of women and men. As members of the Baha'i Faith, it was one of the basic principles taught to me by my parents from an early age.