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Bahaʾism

or Bahaism, Bahāʾīsm

[buh-hah-iz-uh m, -hahy-iz-] /bəˈhɑ ɪz əm, -ˈhaɪ ɪz-/
noun
1.
the religion of Bahaʾi.
Origin of Bahaʾism
Baha ʾ(i) + -ism
Related forms
Bahaʾist, noun, adjective
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  • Any claim that bahaism teaches and establishes equal rights for man and woman is vain and groundless boasting.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • But it is evident that bahaism is inconsistent with Christianity, as indeed with Islam.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Would they possibly have shown him visions with the hope of persuading him of the truth of bahaism?

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Another claim of bahaism is that of superiority to former religions.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Now it is evident that bahaism has not a fixed body of doctrines: that it has not a definite and clear system of theology.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • bahaism, on the contrary, is full of the "beggarly elements."

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • bahaism recognizes two classes of prophets: The independent prophets, who were lawgivers and founders of new cycles.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • In conclusion, bahaism is antichristian in its aim and propaganda.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Again I return to the question, "Is bahaism specially adapted to be universal?"

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • The cause of the latter is not far to seek; bahaism has a political scheme of its own.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for bahaism

Baha′ísm

/baˈhɑːˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
another name, not in Baha'í use, for the Baha′ísm
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