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Baha'i

  • By: Peter Smith
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

From its origins in the Middle East in the 1850s and 1860s, the Baha'i Faith has become transformed into a small-scale world religion with perhaps 5 million followers worldwide, drawn from almost every cultural and religious background and found in virtually ...

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