Bahá’u’lláh is the title of the Manifestation of God for today. His given name was Mirza Husayn Ali. He was born in 1817 in what is now Irán and died in 1892 in what is now Israel. Over the course of four decades, He revealed hundreds of volumes of verses in Persian and Arabic. A small percentage of these writings is now available in English. His Writings, outline a framework for the development of a global civilization which takes into account both the spiritual and material dimensions of human life.