Baha'i Library Online

These are recordings of talks and lectures, not "audio books." See also Talks, Presentations, Videos, and Transcripts. (Baha'i audiobooks are available at other sites: njbridgewater, bahaipodcast.com, various others, and search archive.org Bahai and Baha'i, and Google.)

Audio presentations, lectures

  1. William S. Hatcher. Abdu'l-Bahá: pour toujours le Centre de l'Alliance (2002). Fireside talk.
  2. Darius Shahrokh. Abdu'l-Bahá: The Mystery of God (1992). Overview of the life of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  3. Betty Hoff Conow. Abdu'l-Baha's Travels (1970).
  4. Ray Estes and Miles Lane. Abrahamic Covenant as the Pathway to the Glory of God, The: Exploring the Mysteries of Divine Unity (2006). 77 audio files of talks and interviews by a born-again Christian who became a Bahá'í, and related material, including presentations on spiritual truths and the rapture of "end times," and archive of the website innermeanings.com.
  5. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Address to the 6th Annual ABS Conference in Canada (1981). Address to the 6th Annual Association for Bahá’í Studies Conference, Canada.
  6. William Sears. Address to the International Convention (1983). Speaking at the first International Convention in the newly completed Seat of the Universal House of Justice (1983).
  7. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Address to the National Convention (1983).
  8. Ali Nakhjavani. Address to the Youth (n.d.).
  9. Hooper Dunbar. Africa (1984). Stories of Dunbar's travels through Africa, its unique energy, and its place in the Bahá'í Faith.
  10. Richard Thomas. African American Baha'is, Race Relations and the Development of the Baha'i Community in the United States (2005). Robert Turner, Susie Steward, Louis Gregory, and the roles played by blacks in the history of the Bahá'ís of the US.
  11. Darius Shahrokh. Ahmad, The Flame of Fire (1992). History of the recipient of the Tablet of Ahmad, extracted from an article by Hand of the Case Jinab-i-Abu'l-Qasim-i-Faizi in Bahá'í News, 1967.
  12. Christopher Buck. Alain Locke: Race Leader, Social Philosopher, Bahá'í Pluralist: 94th Annual Commemoration of 'Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Visit to Howard University (2006). Available both as audio and PDF, and includes press release.
  13. William Sears. Applying Christian Prophecy to Baha'u'llah (2010). An audio-only version of a 6-part video discussion of the Bahá'í interpretation of Biblical prophecies, in which Sears demonstrates how Christian, Jewish, and other world religions' prophecies point to Bahá'u'lláh as the promised one.
  14. Hooper Dunbar. Art and Image in the Writings (1988).
  15. John Paul Vader. Aspects of the History of the Bahá'í Faith in Switzerland, Some (2009). Switzerland was among the first countries opened to the Bahá’i religion. This paper describes the connections between the Bahá’i Faith and Switzerland and a selection of episodes in the early history of the development of the community there.
  16. Moojan Momen. Attempted Assassination of Nasir al Din Shah in 1852, The: Millennialism and Violence (2004). A new account of the events of 1852, referencing a document that has not been previously used which sheds a different light on the events; also broader context of the study of violent millennialists and contemporary incidents like Waco and Aum Shinrikyo.
  17. Alain Locke. Christopher Buck, comp. Audio and video clips (1933).
  18. Universal House of Justice Bahá'í Audio Project, reader. Audio Versions of Letters from the Universal House of Justice (1963). A compilation of publicly available messages by the Universal House of Justice in audio form.
  19. Boris Handal. Audio-Video Presentations: Mirza Mihdi; historia de la familia Khamsi; Varqá and Rúhu'lláh (2020). Links to five Youtube videos in English and Spanish, including "Mírzá Mihdí: The Purest Branch," "Mírzá Mihdí: La Rama Más Pura," "Historia de la Familia Khamsi, un Legado de Servicio," and "Life and Martyrdom of Varqá and Rúhu’lláh."
  20. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Awakening: A History of the Bábi and Bahá'í Faiths in Nayriz (2013). Eight items: The complete book in Spanish, sample chapter in English, reviews, audio interview, and video interviews and presentations, including one on "Bábí Women Of Nayriz" in the persecutions of 1850, 1853 and 1909.
  21. Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam. Babi-State Conflicts of 1848-1853, The (2003). Overview of four conflicts between the Babis and the Qajar state: one at Shaykh Tabarsi in Mazandaran (1848), one in Zanjan (1850), and two in Nayriz (1850, 1853).
  22. Douglas Martin. Bahá'í Community and the Life of the Mind, The (2005).
  23. Carole Allen. Bahá'í Development Projects in Action (n.d.). Development theory, both within and without the Bahá'í Faith.
  24. Mary Perkins and Philip Hainsworth. Bahá'í Faith, The (1980). An introductory book for people new to the Bahá'í Faith, in audiobook format.
  25. Moshe Sharon. Bahá'í Faith, The: The Birth of a New World Religion (2002).
  26. Amin Banani. Bahá'í Glossary and Pronunciation Guide, A (1967). How to pronounce Persian and Arabic names and terms in Bahá'í literature, and discussion of linguistic history and transliteration.
  27. Firuz Kazemzadeh. Bahá'í History (n.d.). Significance of history to the study of the Bahá'í Faith.
  28. Darius Shahrokh. Bahá'í Holy Days (1992). Selection of Writings about or related to the Holy Days, and overview of the meanings and rituals for specific festivals.
  29. Robert Stockman. Bahá'í holy days and commonalities among different religious traditions (2005). Audio presentation with background music, prepared for an audio series from the US Bahá'í National Center website.
  30. Roshan Danesh. Bahá'í Law (2021). Bahá'í law in its historical, cultural, social, religious, political, and legal contexts, within processes and discourses of social change and legal revitalization within Islamic societies; responses to modernity, colonization, and justice movements.
  31. Taffini Razavi. Baha'i Perspective on the Meaning of Work and Values, A (2003). The concept of work in the Bahá'í scripture vis-à-vis contemporary definitions of work-ethics and values, and the ways Bahá'í teachings develop and alter these definitions.
  32. Nazila Ghanea-Hercock. Bahá'í Reflections on Defamation of Religion (2008). Freedom of expression vs. defamation of religion as they relate to international human rights.
  33. Shay Rozen. Bahá'í Settlements in the Jordan Valley, 1882-1954, The (2011).
  34. Soli Shahvar. Bahá'í Sources for the Study of Iranian Jewry during the Qajar Period (2005). Lecture delivered in Arabic.
  35. Sam Augustine. Bahá'í Talks from the Heart (n.d.).
  36. Darius Shahrokh and Grace Shahrokh. Basics of the Bahá'í Faith (1994). Comprehensive summary of Bahai history and teachings, distributed by Images International as a 35-page booklet. Transcript available in both English and Persian.
  37. Daniel C. Jordan. Becoming a Bahá'í (n.d.). What kind of beginning is it, when one becomes a Bahá'í? What does it mean, and what to expect?
  38. Paul Lample. Becoming Champions of Justice (2007).
  39. Anil Sarwal and M. M. Sreenivasan (Dr. Sreeni). Bhagavad-Gita and the Bahá'í Faith (2008). A discussion on the most important aspects of human life in Srimad Bhagawat Gita and the Bahá'í Faith, by Dr Srinee of Malaysia and Prof. Sarwal of India, with full references and quotes from the Holy Scriptures of both the Faiths. (Offsite.)
  40. Nader Saiedi. Birth of Human Beings in the Writings of the Bab (2010). A talk on an invited topic (the origin of humankind) from a scholar known for his unique familiarity with the works of The Bab.
  41. Dhikrullah Khadem. Carmel - the Mountain of God (n.d.).
  42. William S. Hatcher. Causality Principle in the World of Being, The (2008).
  43. William S. Hatcher. Ce mystère qu'est l'amour (2004). Fireside talk.
  44. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Changing Needs in a Changing World (1960). Talk given in New York City in 1960, on bringing peace to the world.
  45. Hartmut Grossmann. Chaste and Holy Life, A (2006).
  46. Bob Harris. Choice Wine, The (n.d.).
  47. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Chosen Path, The: Tahirih of Persia and Her Search for God (2020). Overview of the life of Tahirih of Qazvin and this period of Bábí history, written for a Bahá'í youth audience. PDF of the book, and an audio podcast about it.
  48. Various. Collections of Audio and Video Talks: Lists of Speakers and Titles (?-20). List of talks and presentations in Video or Audio format found at other sites; included here for reference and keyword indexing.
  49. Arthur Lyon Dahl. Collective Consciousness, Human Maturity, and the Challenge of Sustainability: Response (2009). Response to presentations "The Essential Role of Religion in Fostering a Sustainable World" by Peter Adriance and "Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy" by Peter Brown.
  50. Hooper Dunbar. Coming of Age (2012). Overview of the Faith and discussion of "coming of age" which, both at an individual level and as part of the social evolution of humankind, is a common theme in the Writings. Includes question-and-answer session.
  51. William S. Hatcher. Comment protéger nos jeunes? (2003). Fireside talk.
  52. Roger Coe. Communication: The Key to Expansion (1986). The use of technology by and its impact upon Bahá'í scholarship. Available also as audiobook.
  53. Paul Lample. Community Development (2010). Talk by a member of the House of Justice on improving the plight of humanity in light of the Five-Year Plan.
  54. Moojan Momen. Concept of 'Light' in Iranian Religion, The (2003).
  55. Hooper Dunbar. Consciousness, Creation, and the Soul (1988).
  56. Todd Lawson. Consciousness, Imagination and Gratitude: The Inexhaustible Sources of the Self (2011).
  57. Hoda Mahmoudi. Constructiveness and Accomplishment in Social Relationships: The Bahá'í Perspective on Altruism (2003).
  58. Roger Coe. Consultation in the Quest for World Peace (1987). The Universal House of Justice in Promise of World Peace advised that Bahá'ís conduct their affairs utilizing a system of "commonly accepted consultative principles". This is a brief but comprehensive study of that system. Includes audio version.
  59. Badi Foster. Corporation and Community (1984). How do we develop human beings in such a way that we produce economic surplus and fair distribution? How do Bahá'í principles apply in the real world in American society?
  60. William Sears. Covenant Breaking (n.d.).
  61. Ali Nakhjavani. Covenant, The (2005). From a conference at Centro Studi Bahá'í, Acuto, Italy, February 19-26 2005.
  62. Darius Shahrokh. Covenant, The (1995). Overview of two covenants: one with all Prophets regarding the next Manifestation, specifically the Covenant of the Bab; and Bahá'u'lláh's Covenant protecting the divine word from human interference and safeguarding the unity of Bahá'ís and all humankind.
  63. Tom Price. Creating a New Mind (2009). Examines the science of spirituality, exploring principles of personal transformation and practical ways Bahá'ís can apply the teachings to effect positive change in their own lives.
  64. Hossain Danesh. Creating New World Order (n.d.).
  65. William Sears. Crisis and Opportunities (n.d.).
  66. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and Amoz Gibson. Day of Victory, The (1963). Two notable talks given at the First Bahá'í World Congress (London, 1963).
  67. Peter J. Khan. Declining Processes of the World (n.d.). The condition of the world today, which is in a state of decline from negative forces, requires that both Bahá'ís and others make drastic changes in certain fundamental attitudes.
  68. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Definitions of Love (n.d.). How to express kindness to humanity and love for God and manifest the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh.
  69. Victor DeAraujo and Mary Power et al. Development and the Bahá'í International Community (n.d.). Talk at Green Acre Bahá'í School.
  70. Rahmatu'llah Muhajir. Development of the Faith (n.d.). Process and development of the Faith, "from its birth to its glory and greatness and color in the world."
  71. Hossain Danesh. Developmental Stages in Marriage (n.d.).
  72. Jalil Mahmoudi. Divine Charisma (1968).
  73. Hooper Dunbar. Divine Spirit, Forces of Our Age: Lecture Series (1991).
  74. Dwight Allen. Doors to Teaching and Deepening (n.d.).
  75. Grace Shahrokh. Early Believers in the West, Some (1992). Stories of Thornton Chase, John David Bosch, Lua Moore Getsinger, May Ellis Bolles Maxwell, William Sutherland Maxwell, Thomas Breakwell, John Ebenezer Esslemont, George Townshend, and Horace Hotchkiss Holley.
  76. Collis Featherstone and William Sears et al. Echoes from the Lotus (1986). Address at the dedication of the New Delhi temple.
  77. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Education of Children (1974). On Bahá'í families and raising children to appreciate Bahá'í principles.
  78. John S. Hatcher. Enigmatic Questions Surrounding the Appearances of the Prophets (2011). Issues related to the ontology and powers of the Manifestations can test the mettle of even deepened and learned Bahá'ís, but these concepts are central in understanding how the creator employs vicegerents to educate humankind.
  79. Dominique Marchal, reader. Enregistrements audio en français (2021). Enregistrements audio en français des écrits sacrés baha'is, par Dominique Marchal.
  80. William Sears. Enrolling the Masses (n.d.).
  81. Peter Adriance. Essential Role of Religion in Fostering a Sustainable World, The (2009).
  82. William S. Hatcher. Est-ce que l'au-délà sera ennuyeux? (2003). Fireside talk.
  83. Varqa Roberts Furutan. Evening with Hands of the Cause (n.d.).
  84. Báb, The Marchal. Épître du Báb aux Lettres du Vivant (1972).
  85. Darius Shahrokh. Fadl-i-Qa'ini: The Tamed Phoenix (1992). History of an early Bahá'í, teacher of Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani, and in whose honor the Lawh-i-Hikmat was revealed.
  86. Darius Shahrokh. Fadl-i-Shirazi: Guided By Dreams (1992). Life story of an early believer; content derived from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat by Aziz'u'llah Sulaymani.
  87. Jim Wood. Jim Wood, reader. Fiftieth Anniversary of The Master: Performance piece (1968). An artistic piece appropriate for play at the commemoration of the ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. Produced, performed, and narrated by Jim Wood; also read by Deborah Buttrey.
  88. Stephen Hall. Five Year Plan (2006). Two talks.
  89. Stephen Hall. Five Year Plan Approaching the Midway Point (2008).
  90. Tom Price. Five-Year Plan: Three Talks (2011). Three audio talks: "The Organic Process of the Five Year Plan," "The Twofold Mission of the Five Year Plan," and "The High Calling of the Five Year Plan"
  91. Ali Nakhjavani. Flame with Us, A (n.d.). Discussion of the persecution of the Bahá'ís in Iran and the need for Bahá'ís to be transformed and enlightened. Delivered in the early 1980s in Canada.
  92. Hooper Dunbar. Forces of Light and Darkness (1989).
  93. Hooper Dunbar. Forces of Our Time: Lecture Series (2011). Six lectures series at Bosch Bahá'í School, April 15-17 2011.
  94. Kiser Barnes. Foundation of Happiness (2007).
  95. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Freedom and Liberty (1981). Short talk on the meanings of "liberty" in the Bahá'í writings.
  96. Joan Lincoln. Freedom from Prejudice (2006). Talk from Counsellor member of the International Teaching Centre.
  97. Curtis Kelsey. Fruits of Creation (n.d.).
  98. Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam. Gender in Babi and Bahá'í Law (2010).
  99. Hooper Dunbar. Gift of Teaching (1988).
  100. Darius Shahrokh. Glimpse of Glory, A: Stories of the Life of Baha'u'llah (1992). Anecdotes about some early followers of Bahá'u'lláh, and the circumstances of his own life.
  101. Michael Karlberg. Governance, Democracy and Social Change: A Bahá'í Perspective (2008).
  102. Bahiyyih Nakhjavani. Greatest Holy Leaf, The (n.d.).
  103. Adib Taherzadeh. Growing in the Bahá'í Faith (1984). Talk at an Alaskan summer school, covering topics such as the nature of the soul, our purpose, and personal and collective growth.
  104. Glenford Mitchell. Guardian of the Faith, The (2007).
  105. William S. Hatcher. Guerre et paix au XXI siècle (2002). Fireside talk.
  106. Darius Shahrokh. Guide to Pronunciation, A (1992). Pronunciation of Persian and Arabic words, clearly explained and enunciated for a non–Persian-speaking audience.
  107. Hossain Danesh. Healthy Communication in Marriage (n.d.).
  108. Highlights from the Fourth Bahá'í National Youth Conference: The Time is Now! (1977). Excerpts from the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in June-July 1977 with 3000 Bahá'í youth from 15 countries.
  109. Douglas Martin. Historical Consciousness and the Divine Plan (2010). A series of eight talks, in both audio and video formats, on the evolution of religion and humanity.
  110. Darius Shahrokh. History of Baha'u'llah and the Uniqueness of the Bahá'í Faith (1994). Overview of the life and writings of Bahá'u'lláh, with an epilogue on how the Bahá'í Faith differs from previous religions.
  111. Darius Shahrokh. History of the Báb (1994). Biography of the Bab, distributed by Images International as a 34-page booklet.
  112. Tom Price. Homosexuality and the Bahá'í Faith (2012). Homosexuality and the Bahá'í teachings in the light of human rights, prejudice, and science.
  113. Adib Taherzadeh. Human Soul, The (n.d.).
  114. Todd Lawson. Ibn 'Arabi's Joseph: Imagination as Holy Communion (2010).
  115. Hooper Dunbar. Immortality and the Human Soul: Lecture Series (1989).
  116. Leroy Ioas. In the Days of the Guardian (1958). Includes the well-known comments by Shoghi Effendi about his reactions to being appointed Guardian.
  117. Peter J. Khan. Institute on Islam (1971). Transcription of tape #7 which deals with prophecies in the Qur'an, and recordings of a one-weekend group class on Islam in Davenport, Iowa.
  118. Brian D. Lepard. Integrating Ethics and International Law: A Bahá'í Perspective (2005). The need to integrate ethics and international law, and how they can work together to promote international peace and respect for human rights. If international law is to promote human rights and prosperity, it must be anchored in ethical principles.
  119. Gad Gilbar. Interest (riba) in Islam and the Bahá'í Faith (2004). Bahá'í scripture permits charging interest (riba) on loans, in contrast to Islamic law which forbids it. Interest can be economically justified, and could affect the material position of the ulama and merchant classes.
  120. Firuz Kazemzadeh. Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith (n.d.). Overview of the Faith, given at Stanford University.
  121. Adib Taherzadeh. Irish Bahá'í Summer School (1999). A wide-ranging talk on the administrative order, anecdotes about George Townshend, and time spent in Ireland.
  122. Firuz Kazemzadeh. Islamic Regime in Iran and the Bahá'í Faith, The (2005).
  123. William S. Hatcher. Jesus et Muhammad (2008). Fireside talk.
  124. William S. Hatcher. Jésus, Fils de Dieu et Fils de l'homme (2002). Fireside talk.
  125. Kiser Barnes. Justice (2006).
  126. Daniel C. Jordan. Keys to Harmony (n.d.). Ways of bringing harmony into the world, using musical analogies.
  127. Hooper Dunbar. Kitáb-i-Íqán: 1992 Lecture Series (1992).
  128. Hooper Dunbar. Kitáb-i-Íqán: Undated Lecture Series (1989).
  129. Paul Lample. Knowledge (2005).
  130. William S. Hatcher. L'amour, le pouvoir et la justice (2002). Summer school talk.
  131. William S. Hatcher. L'égoïsme versus l'estime de soi (2004). Fireside talk.
  132. William S. Hatcher. L'environnement physique et spirituel (2003). Fireside talk.
  133. William S. Hatcher. L'être humain naït-il tueur? (2004). Fireside talk.
  134. William S. Hatcher. L'historique de la foi bahá'íe (2004). Fireside talk.
  135. William S. Hatcher. L'homme n'est pas un animal (2008). Fireside talk.
  136. William S. Hatcher. L'infaillibilité et nous (2002). Fireside talk.
  137. William S. Hatcher. La communion avec Dieu et le processus du détachement (2004). Fireside talk.
  138. William S. Hatcher. La complémentarité entre la science et l'art (2002). Fireside talk.
  139. William S. Hatcher. La consultation (2008). Fireside talk.
  140. William S. Hatcher. La contribution des femmes à la science moderne (2008). Fireside talk.
  141. William S. Hatcher. La médisance, outil des faibles (2002). Fireside talk.
  142. William S. Hatcher. La paix intérieure (2004). Fireside talk.
  143. William S. Hatcher. La poursuite de l'excellence (2008). Fireside talk.
  144. William S. Hatcher. La prédestination (2008). Fireside talk.
  145. William S. Hatcher. La prière (2008). Fireside talk.
  146. William S. Hatcher. La réincarnation (2008). Fireside talk.
  147. William S. Hatcher. La religion a-t-elle échoué? (2002). Fireside talk.
  148. William S. Hatcher. La sexualité et la spiritualité 1 (2008). Fireside talk.
  149. William S. Hatcher. La sexualité et la spiritualité 2 (2002). Fireside talk.
  150. William S. Hatcher. La spiritualité et la lutte pour la survie (2008). Fireside talk.
  151. William S. Hatcher. La spiritualité et la santé mentale et physique (2002). Fireside talk.
  152. William S. Hatcher. La véracité: le fondement du progrès spiritual (2008). Fireside talk.
  153. William S. Hatcher. La violence et la nature humaine (2003). Fireside talk.
  154. William S. Hatcher. La volonté et la rationalité de Dieu (2008). Fireside talk.
  155. William S. Hatcher. Le bien et le mal (2002). Fireside talk.
  156. William S. Hatcher. Le clonage: vrai ou faux, bien ou mal? (2003). Fireside talk.
  157. William S. Hatcher. Le mysticisme (2008). Fireside talk.
  158. William S. Hatcher. Le pouvoir au sein de la famille (2002). Fireside talk.
  159. William S. Hatcher. Le pouvoir et les relations humaines (2008). Fireside talk.
  160. William S. Hatcher. Le rôle politique de la femme est-il méconnu? (2002). Fireside talk.
  161. William S. Hatcher. Le sens de la vie (2004). Fireside talk.
  162. Paul Lample. Learning and the Unfoldment of the Bahá'í Community (2008). Two slightly different versions of the Plenary Address to the ABS conference.
  163. William S. Hatcher. Les cinq niveaux de l'esprit (2002). Fireside talk.
  164. William S. Hatcher. Les étapes de l'unité mondiale (2008). Fireside talk.
  165. William S. Hatcher. Les étapes de la vie (2008). Fireside talk.
  166. William S. Hatcher. Les perturbations sociales et le vécu individuel (2004).
  167. Ann Boyles. Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden, The: A Baha'i Perspective (2004).
  168. Ali Nakhjavani. Long Obligatory Prayer, The (2000). Notable talk from March 2000 by Ali Nakhjavani, who served on the Universal House of Justice from 1963 to 2003, about various aspects of the long obligatory prayer (link to audio, off-site).
  169. Hooper Dunbar. Love of God (2006).
  170. William S. Hatcher. Love, Power and Justice (2008).
  171. Hooper Dunbar. Manifestation of God, The (2005).
  172. Peter J. Khan. Material and Spiritual Worlds (2010). Four talks on the Five-Year Plan given at the North Island Bahá'í Summer School, Hamilton, New Zealand, December 2010.
  173. William Sears. Meaning of the Bahá'í Ring Symbol (n.d.).
  174. William Sears and Corinne True. Memories: Bill Sears interviews Mrs. True (1951). Stories starting from 1907 in Haifa.
  175. Farzam Arbab. Methodologies and Development Strategies (1985).
  176. Faraneh Varqa-Khadem. Mind and Spirit: Convergence of Neuroscience and Revealed Knowledge (2005).
  177. Darius Shahrokh. Mírzá Abu'l-Fadl: The Greatest Scholar (1992). Lengthy biography of an early scholar, whose writings Persian Bahá'ís often consider as ranking second to the Holy Writings and the writings of Shoghi Effendi.
  178. William S. Hatcher. Moral and Spiritual Development (2008).
  179. Darius Shahrokh. Mulla Husayn Bushru'i: The Indomitable (1992). Life story of the first believer in the Bab.
  180. Darius Shahrokh. Mulla Rida: The Indestructible (1992). Extracts from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat, by Azizu'llah-i-Sulaymani, about a famous life-long teacher of the Faith in Iran.
  181. Darius Shahrokh and Grace Shahrokh. Mystery of Martyrdom, The (1992). Life stories of many early martyrs, and some explanations of what inspires self-sacrifice.
  182. Peter J. Khan. Navigating Two Worlds (2008).
  183. Darius Shahrokh. Obedience (1995). The meanings of infallibility, obedience to Bahá'u'lláh, the covenant of God with humanity, and the paradox of law being the instrument of liberation, not limitation.
  184. Hooper Dunbar. On the Study of the Bahá'í Writings (1998). On the systematic study of the Writings, and insights on the "Most Holy Tablet," the Tablet to the Christians.
  185. Firaydoun Javaheri. Opposition and Perseverance (2006).
  186. Rainn Wilson. Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series Webcast (2009). In an hour long interview, Wilson talks with Oprah about the Bahá'í Faith, creativity, spirituality, and his new web site SoulPancake.com
  187. Roger Coe. Organic Order, An: An Approach to the Philosophy of Baha'u'llah through the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (1993). The structure of the Administrative Order as outlined by the writings of the Guardian, and the principles of the Anisa model of education. Available also as an audiobook.
  188. Necati Alkan. Ottoman Reform Movements and the Bahá'í Faith (2004). Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá had contact with many of the reformers and modernist ideas in Turkey in the 1860s-1890s. This paper focuses on the "Young Turk" leader Abdullah Cevdet.
  189. Ismael Velasco. Pattern of a New World Order: The Bahá'í Administrative Order and Shoghi Effendi's Contribution to Globalisation Theory (2010). The concept of the administrative order, and how the Guardian extrapolated its framework from the writings of Bahá'u'lláh.
  190. Heshmat Moayyad. Persian Bahá'í Poets and Poetry: A General Overview (2008).
  191. Glen A. Eyford. Perspectives on Development (n.d.). Talk given at Green Acre Bahá'í School.
  192. William S. Hatcher. Peut-on réellement pardonner? (2003). Fireside talk.
  193. Daniel C. Jordan. Philosophical Basis of the ANISA Model, The (1974). Talk given at Green Acre Bahá'í School on ANISA, a science-based approach for curriculum development that integrates with new discoveries in human-related sciences. Includes stories of Jordan's spiritual teacher Charlotte Gillan.
  194. Penelope Walker. Pioneering (2007).
  195. Hooper Dunbar. Pioneering in Latin America (1994). Experiences pioneering in Central and South America.
  196. William S. Hatcher. Pourquoi l'être humain veut-il la paix mais fait la guerre? (2002). Fireside talk.
  197. William S. Hatcher. Pourquoi s'appeler bahá'í? (2008). Fireside talk.
  198. William S. Hatcher. Pourquoi tenons-nous tellement à nos préjugés? (2003). Fireside talk.
  199. Hooper Dunbar. Power of Divine Assistance (2007).
  200. Hartmut Grossmann. Power of Prayer (2007).
  201. Said Zafar. Proclamation of Baha'u'llah (n.d.).
  202. William Sears. Prophecies Fullfilled by Baha'u'llah (n.d.).
  203. Firaydoun Javaheri. Protecting the Cause of God (2007).
  204. William S. Hatcher. Prouver l'existence de Dieu 1 (2008). Fireside talk.
  205. William S. Hatcher. Prouver l'existence de Dieu 2 (2002). Fireside talk.
  206. The Báb. Muhammad Afnan, reader. Readings from the Writings of The Báb (2012). Link to audio recordings of a descendant of the Báb reading from two of his most important works, Qayyúm al-Asmá' "Surah to the Kings" and the Bayán-i-farsí (Persian Bayán).
  207. William Copeland Dodge. Recollection of Visits with 'Abdul-Baha (1959). Travels in Akka and meetings with Abdu'l-Bahá November 16 - December 4 1901 at his house in Akka, and in 1912 in New York, recounted by the son of Arthur Pillsbury Dodge.
  208. Tom Price. Recreating Ourselves in the Image of the Master (2012). Program discussing how we can become more like 'Abdu'l-Bahá in our daily lives. Each of the six talks meditates on one quality.
  209. Glenford Mitchell. Rectitude of Conduct (2006).
  210. Hossain Danesh. Reflections on the Bahá'í Peace Program (2013). Peace-making, conflict resolution, and the importance of negotiation between opposing parties.
  211. Ali Akbar Mahdi. Reformist Movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Past, Present, and Future (2006).
  212. William Sears. Remember Bill Sears: musical meditations (n.d.). Four musical pieces accompanying selections from the speeches of Sears.
  213. Dhikrullah Khadem. Remembrances of Shoghi Effendi: An address from the Hand of the Cause (1984).
  214. John Robarts and Zikrullah Khadem et al. Reminiscences of Shoghi Effendi (1984).
  215. Friedrich W. Affolter. Resisting Educational Exclusion: The Bahá'í Institute of Higher Education in Iran (2008).
  216. Roger Coe. Responsibility of Men in Achieving Equality Between the Sexes, The (1989). Inequality in the relationship between women and men is manifested in the denial of opportunity - or even domination. Both sexes have been conditioned to accept these roles. Men must transform themselves to end this oppression. Audio version included.
  217. Paul Lample. Ridvan 2010 comments (2010). Reflections on the 2010 Ridvan letter and the teaching plans, delivered in Foundation Hall at the Bahá'í House of Worship in Wilmette.
  218. Peter Brown. Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy (2009).
  219. Zenaida Ramirez. Sacrifice (2006).
  220. Farzin Aghdasi. Scholar and the Plan, The (2006).
  221. Ervin Laszlo. Science and Prophecy (1989).
  222. Peter J. Khan. Service and Devotion: First talk in the "Serving the Divine Plan" program (2005). The first minutes of this lecture at the Bahá'í World Centre introduce the purpose of the upcoming lecture series and explains how they will be organized and who may attend.
  223. Darius Shahrokh. Shaykh Hasan-i-Zunuzi: The Promises Fulfilled (1992). Life story of an early follower of Shaykhs Ahmad and Rashti, who also met both the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh.
  224. Javidukht Khadem. Shoghi Effendi (1968).
  225. David Hofman. Shoghi Effendi: Expounder of the Bahá'í Faith (1984). Talk written by David Hoffman, but delivered by May Hoffman.
  226. Nathan Rutstein. Shoghi Effendi: Master Builder of World Civilization (1984).
  227. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Shoghi Effendi: The Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith (1970).
  228. Grace Shahrokh and Darius Shahrokh. Shoghi Effendi: The Sign of God on Earth (1998). The Guardian's life, his station, his accomplishments, and his passing.
  229. Emeric Sala. Shoghi Effendi's Question (1983). Recollections of Sala (1906-1990) on Shoghi Effendi discussing the meaning of the World Order of Bahá'u'lláh. Includes audio version.
  230. Ugo Giachery. Shoghi Effendi's Works (n.d.).
  231. Darius Shahrokh. Significance of the Kitab-i-Aqdas (1993). History and background of the Aqdas; circumstances of its revelation; the text itself; authority and infallibility of Bahá'u'lláh; obedience vs. liberty; reward vs. punishment; prophecies; laws and ordinances; maturity of humankind.
  232. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Signs of God on Earth (1963). Talk presented at the First Bahá'í World Congress in London, 1963, about pioneering, teaching indigenous people, and about her memories of the Guardian.
  233. Harris Eyeford Polk. Social and Economic Development (n.d.).
  234. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Speaking in Edinburgh (1981). Address at Edinburgh Bahá'í Centre. Includes discussion of Shoghi Effendi in Scotland and the eagle and pillar at his resting place.
  235. Lawrence McCallough. Spirit of Service: Bahá'ís and Development (n.d.).
  236. Paul Lample. Spiritual Conquest of the Planet (2007).
  237. Hossain Danesh. Spiritual Dimensions of Health Science (n.d.).
  238. William S. Hatcher. Spiritual Education of Children (in Russian and English) (2008). Fireside talk given in English, with Russian translation.
  239. Tom Price. Spirituality of Games (2012). Talk on the science of spirituality as it relates to a quotation of Abdu'l-Bahá comparing life to a game: what are the rules of life, and how does one win the "game" of life?
  240. Darius Shahrokh. Station and World Order of Baha'u'llah (1992). Two separate talks on similar topics; PDF transcripts not yet available (as of 2013-05).
  241. William Sears. Stories from the Dawn-Breakers: For Children (1998). Stories for children about Shaykh Ahmad, Siyyid Kazim, Young Man in the Green Turban, The Letters of the Living, and The Bab, taken from the book Children's Stories from the Dawn-Breakers, by Zoe Meyer, illustrated by Winifred Barnum Newman (1998).
  242. Curtis Kelsey. Stories of 'Abdul-Baha (1957).
  243. Curtis Kelsey. Stories of 'Abdul-Baha and the Guardian (1957). Kelsey was serving in Haifa when 'Abdu'l-Bahá passed away. These are his recollections and stories of his time with Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi.
  244. Rouhi Jahanpur. Stories of the Martyrdom (n.d.).
  245. Story of Mulla Husayn (n.d.). Life of the first Bahá'í. Speaker not known.
  246. Story of Quddus (n.d.). Quddus was one of the early notable Bahá'ís. Speaker not known.
  247. Darius Shahrokh. Tahirih, Letter of the Living, and Khadijih Bagum, Wife of the Báb (1992). Life stories of two key heroines of Bábí history.
  248. William Sears. Talk "Arise" at Anchorage Conference (1976). Address to the International Teaching Conference, Anchorage, July 1976.
  249. Dorothy Baker. Talk at U.S. Bahá'í National Convention (1953). Reflections on pilgrimage and the Guardian.
  250. Glenford Mitchell. Talks at the United States National Bahá'í Convention (2009). Two talks given in Wilmette, on two subsequent days. Topics include meekness, administrative principles, the Covenant with humankind, and how Bahá'í ideals will be realized.
  251. John Robarts. Teaching Stories (n.d.). A humorous talk by a Hand of the Cause on how to call on the power of God's angels to help propagate the Faith. Stories include teaching in the 1950s in Botswana.
  252. Farzam Arbab. Teaching The Masses (n.d.).
  253. Louise R. Waite. Temple Song (1910). Sheet music and audio for an early American Bahá'í song.
  254. Redwan Moqbel. That ‘Eureka' Moment: The Role of Reflection and Inspiration in Scientific Discovery (2005).
  255. Stephen Birkland. Thoughts about Scholarship and Learning in a Far-from-Equilibrium State, Some (2003).
  256. Ann Boyles. To Build in the World of Things a Safe Home for the Children of Men (2009).
  257. Ervin Laszlo. Transformation of Global Society (1983).
  258. Tom Price. Transformation of the World (2008). Explores the harmony of religion and science, the concept that the physical world is a mirror of the spiritual world, and how spiritual insight can be gained through a scientific study of the analogies presented in the Bahá'í writings.
  259. Arthur Lyon Dahl. Transforming Environments from the Inside Out (2009).
  260. Hasan M. Balyuzi. Triumph of the Cause, The (n.d.).
  261. Universal House of Justice la commission de traduction, trans. Une seule et même foi (2021). Des passages des écrits de Bahá'u'lláh et des écritures d'autres confessions qui éclairent les crises contemporaines. Traduction de One Common Faith.
  262. William Sears. Universal Religion and the Law of Love (n.d.).
  263. Paul Lample. Untitled (in Nashville) (2008). Talk at the Nashville, Tennessee, Bahá'í Center, August 24, 2008, about "the great spiritual enterprise" the worldwide Bahá'í community has embarked on.
  264. Rebequa Murphy. Untitled (Talk at NebyFest) (2005). A talk given to the youth at NEBYFest in 2005.
  265. William Sears. Untitled talk (n.d.). Excerpt from a longer speech.
  266. John S. Hatcher. Unveiling the Huri of Love (2005). Three versions of this paper: Powerpoint presentation, audio file, and published article.
  267. Darius Shahrokh. Varqa and Son: The Heavenly Doves (1992). History of the family of Varqa, the only family with the distinction of having a grandfather, a father, and a son all named Hand of the Cause.
  268. Steven Phelps. Verge of the New, The: A Series of Talks (2017). Introducing a way of looking at the past and future of religion in the context of the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment. Includes compilation of Writings on spiritual dislocation, science, language, spiritual evolution, nature, and revelation.
  269. Peter J. Khan. Victories and Crises (1995). In this talk in the United States in 1995, a member of the Universal House of Justice speaks on the challenges facing the Bahá'ís of the world, and on mental tests.
  270. Amin Banani. View on Islam, A (1969). This lecture gives "a few generalizations about Islam that are directly significant to Bahá'ís."
  271. Richard Thomas. Vision of Shoghi Effendi as Reflected in The Advent of Divine Justice (1984).
  272. Farzam Arbab. Vision of Teaching (n.d.).
  273. William S. Hatcher. Vivre la vie de la perspective de l'éternité (2002). Fireside talk.
  274. Negar Mottahedeh. Where the Future Nests: 19th Century Babi and Bahá'í Photography (2009).
  275. Darius Shahrokh. Grace Shahrokh, comp. Windows to the Past (1992). Deepening talks on 25 topics about Bahá'í history and teachings, downloadable in MP3 audio format and PDF transcripts.
  276. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon. Women's Education and Socio-Economic Development: The Pathways of Impact (2010).
  277. Peter J. Khan. Women: Equality and Peace (n.d.).
  278. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Wonder Lamp, The (1972). A children's story, and performance / storytelling piece, published as a 45-page booklet and also in audio recording.
  279. Gustavo Correa. Working for Betterment of Society (2008).
  280. A. Link. World Peace and International Health (n.d.).
  281. Daniel C. Jordan. Your True Self (n.d.).
  282. Darius Shahrokh. Zoroaster: Baha'u'llah's Ancestor (1992). Overview of Zoroastrianism, its place in the history of revelation, and its writings.
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