Tag: <span>Bahai Faith</span>

Why the Bab is not the Promised Mahdi of Islam

The Babi Faith which came up just under 200 years ago relies on the claim of its founder – Mirza Ali Mohammed Shirazi – to be the gate to the promised 12th Imam Mahdi (as). Over time, he also claimed to be Imam Mahdi (as) himself and then finally, towards the end of his life, he also claimed to be God. Bahais today project him as an independent prophet with his own independent dispensation. (more…)