Description - The Baha'i Faith in Words and Images by John Danesh
In an age where so many are preoccupied with global issues of freedom, human rights, peace and religious intolerance, the Baha'i Faith and its teachings are more relevant than ever before. This volume combines comprehensive coverage of the Faith's teachings, texts, practices, community life and organization, with images reflecting its rich architectural heritage and the international diversity of its members. Paul Slaughter spent three years travelling around the world to capture the photographs for The Baha'i Faith in Words and Images, from remote tribes in Papua New Guinea to villages in the mountains of Peru, taking in every continent. Breathtaking photography and intelligent accompanying text are combined to produce a beautiful coffee-table book, and accessible introduction to one of the fastest-growing religions of today.
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Author Biography - John Danesh
Paul Slaughter is an acclaimed photographer whose work has been exhibited all over the world, his clients include Time magazine and National Geographic. In 1984 he received a Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New York for his photographs of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. He currently lives in Santa Fe, NM. John Danesh is Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, and Head of the University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, UK. Seena Fazel is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Senior Research Fellow in Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, UK. Together they edited The Baha'i Studies Review for over a decade, and have written numerous articles on issues related to the Baha'i Faith.