Houses of the Holy: Baha’i

Houses of the Holy: Baha’i

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the name of the messenger of the Baha’i faith, Baha’u’llah, was misspelled. The Mercury regrets this error. Sophomore finds family-like community, happiness within faith Editor’s note: This is the fourth part in a five-part series. Maha Ighanifard’s family climbed 19 terraces to...

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Decoding Religion: Bahá’í students flee religious persecution in Iran

Decoding Religion: Bahá’í students flee religious persecution in Iran

Student starts UTD Baha’i Club to provide open atmosphere for growing faith community Editor’s Note: In an effort to further understand UTD’s diverse population, what follows is part three in a four-part series exploring lesser-known religious communities, their traditions and their presence on campus. Nader Arzani left his home country...

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