Many famous people have commented about the Bahá’í Faith. Here we mention a few of them and their comments...
The first Bahá’í from a royal family, Queen Marie of Romania, became a Bahá’í shortly after her husband King Ferdinand died and her five-year-old grandson Michael ascended to the throne. Before becoming a Bahá’í, she and her husband famously led a liberalized Romania that expanded its reach and scope after World War I. Well-known as the real decision-maker in the Royal Household, Queen Marie led a European nation emerging from its oppressive past into a modern future.
Here is one of Queen Marie’s own hand-written testimonies about the Bahá’í Faith:
Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. In a letter to Frid Wadelbekow writes about the teachings of the Bahá’í Faith brought to us by Bahá'u'lláh:
Mahatma Gandhi had these words to say:
Professor Edward Granville Browne, of Cambridge University, was the only Westerner who actually met Bahá’u’lláh. He had four successive interviews with Him in April 1890. Of his first meeting, Professor Browne had this to say:
He went on to record Bahá’u’lláh’s own words at that same meeting:
The following photograph shows the room where he met Bahá’u’lláh in Akka:
In his book “A League of Religions”, the Reverend Griffith J. Sparham, of Highgate Hill Unitarian
Christian Church, London, England, writes the following: "The Bahá'í religion has made its way because
it meets the need of the day. It fits the larger outlook of our time, better than the rigid older
faiths. A characteristic is its unexpected liberality and toleration. It accepts all the great religions
as true and their scriptures as inspired.
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