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The Bahai Movement

Author Shoghi Effendi
Title of item
The Bahai Movement
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A paper read by Shoghi Effendi at Oxford
Parent publication   The Dawn
City of this publication
Date of this edition 1923-1924
Permission public domain
Posted 2021-12-18 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 2021-12 by Arjen Bolhuis
Formatted 2021-12 by Hasan Elias
Classified in Letters from the Guardian and Published Articles
Abstract Text of an address given to the Oxford University Asiatic Society, February 1921, before the passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá and before Shoghi Effendi was appointed the "Guardian."
Notes This entire issue is online at The text was also published in Prelude To The Guardianship (R. Khadem, 2014); text below updated to fix minor errors and spellings (A. Bolhuis, 2021). Also online, with introductory notes, at

The complete citation is: "The Bahai Movement: A paper read by Shoghi Effendi at Oxford," in The Dawn, A monthly Bahai Journal of Burma, Vol. 1, No. 1 (September 1923); No. 2 (October 1923); Nos. 3 and 4 (November & December 1923); No. 5 (January 1924); No. 6 (February 1924); No. 7 (March 1924); and No. 8 (April 1924).

Tags Balliol College (Oxford University); Dawn, The (newsletter); Funds; Introductory; Mashriqul-Adhkar (House of Worship); Mashriqul-Adhkar, Wilmette; Mashriqul-Adhkar, dependencies of; Oxford University; Oxford University Asiatic Society; Persecution, Iran; Prayer; Prophecies; Shoghi Effendi at Oxford; Shoghi Effendi, Life of (documents); Shoghi Effendi, Writings of; Siyah Chal (Black Pit); Social action; Tahirih
Locations Oxford; United Kingdom; Iran (documents); United States (documents); Wilmette; Chicago
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