Welcome to the Association for Baha'i Studies

The Association for Baha'i Studies (ABS) at the University of Guelph is a registered club of the Central Student's Association and an affiliate of the Association for Baha'i Studies - North America.


It is a
n organization whose membership is open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families - founded to promote academic inquiry into religious, ethical and moral responses to the social challenges facing humanity.


Its
seeks to bring together, in a spirit of fellowship, all those who wish to foster unity among different racial, ethnic and religious groups, and explore ways to overcome the antagonism, injustice, and partisan interests that act as barriers to a prosperous and peaceful world.


It invites students of all backgrounds and disciplines to join us in consultating on the urgent issues facing the world today and examine our individual and collective roles in creating environments where unity in diversity prevail.


Activities of the Association for Bahá'í Studies include the coordination and presention of original research on the teachings, history, and philosophies of the Bahá'í Faith, and related events such
as
lectures, conferences, roundtable discussions, workshops, and or other social venues.


You are invited to bring your personal experiences and views to these ongoing efforts to explore the Sacred Word, question prevailing norms, and explore the Bahá'í teachings and thier application to real world problems. (more)