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Hi there, I'm Luke Slott from Dublin. Throughout my life as a musician, I've always loved sharing the stories behind my songs. In this podcast, I focus on sharing stories from the history of the Bahá'í Faith, my main source of creative inspiration. Hope you enjoy these Stories of Light!

A Story of Light Luke Slott

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Hi there, I'm Luke Slott from Dublin. Throughout my life as a musician, I've always loved sharing the stories behind my songs. In this podcast, I focus on sharing stories from the history of the Bahá'í Faith, my main source of creative inspiration. Hope you enjoy these Stories of Light!

    A Story of Light Ep. 20: The Passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

    A Story of Light Ep. 20: The Passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

    After a lifetime of ceaseless effort for the good of others, 'Abdu'l-Bahá passed away in the early hours of November 28, 1921.

    "In the land that we know as the Holy Land, in all its turbulent history of the last two thousand years, there had never been an event which could unite all its inhabitants of diverse faiths and origins and purposes, in a single expression of thought and feeling, as did the passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá." - Hasan Balyuzi, 'Abdu'l-Bahá, p.453
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    • 36 min
    A Story of Light Ep. 19: The Divine Plan

    A Story of Light Ep. 19: The Divine Plan

    With World War I erupting around Him, 'Abdu'l-Bahá pens His Divine Plan, a series of Tablets outlining the necessary steps to bring His Father's vision of universal peace into being.
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    • 20 min
    A Story of Light Ep. 18: The Travels of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

    A Story of Light Ep. 18: The Travels of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

    With the Báb's remains safely laid to rest and the Ottoman Empire collapsing, 'Abdu'l-Bahá sets out on a three-year journey to bring His Father's message to the people of Egypt, Europe and America. 
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    • 19 min
    A Story of Light Ep. 17: The Báb is Laid to Rest

    A Story of Light Ep. 17: The Báb is Laid to Rest

    'Abdu'l-Bahá takes up one of the momentous tasks given to Him by His Father - to bring the remains of the Báb - hidden for sixty years - from Persian to the Holy Land and lay them to rest on Mount Carmel.
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    • 17 min
    A Story of Light Ep. 16: Fire in the West

    A Story of Light Ep. 16: Fire in the West

    The first Western Bahá'í pilgrims travel from Europe and America to the Holy Land to meet 'Abdu'l-Bahá in person.
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    • 21 min
    A Story of Light Ep. 15: Rebellion

    A Story of Light Ep. 15: Rebellion

    History repeats itself as 'Abdu'l-Bahá's younger brother, Mírzá Muhammad 'Alí, is consumed with envy for the special position granted to 'Abdu'l-Bahá by their Father. A campaign of slander ensues, reaching all the way to the Sultan. 
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    • 25 min

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