Drawing on the Power of the Word
The Baha'i Faith views the age of maturity as 15, when spiritual and moral obligations become binding. Viewed from this perspective, the years immediately before this age take on special significance. This is the time when fundamental concepts about individual and collective life are formulated in the mind of an adolescent struggling to leave behind the habits of childhood.
Drawing on the Power of the Word is concerned with the development of capabilities. Specifically, it focuses on the capability of exercising the power of expression. It contributes to the development of identifying the moral implications of speech and action. Young people will find this workbook valuable when studying it with their friends.
"It is important that friends study and familiarise themselves with each junior youth text book before studying it with a junior youth group in order to enhance the quality and creativity of animating".