Baha'i Library Online


  1. 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). Papers from the proceedings from the 1995 National Bahá'í Studies Conference, Australia.
  2. Abdu'l-Bahá. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in London (1982). Notes on 'Abdu'l-Baha's visit to London and Bristol in 1911, his discourses and conversations; first published in 1912.
  3. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in New York (2012). History of Abdu'l-Bahá's visit, concepts and principles he spoke about, the social context of New York at the time, and personal stories of the lives of early American Bahá'ís. Includes video interview with the author, and Spanish translation.
  4. Eliane Lacroix-Hopson and Abdu'l-Bahá. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in New York: The City of the Covenant (1999). Details of 'Abdu'l-Baha's visit to New York City in 1912; his discourses and conversations.
  5. Abdu'l-Baha in New York: The City of the Covenant, April-December 1912 (1931). A record of Abdu’l-Bahá’s talks in New York, with foreword by John Herman Randall.
  6. Abdu'l-Bahá. Elizabeth Fraser Chamberlain, comp. 'Abdu'l-Bahá on Divine Philosophy (1918). An early collection of writings and talks of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  7. Ahmad Sohrab. 'Abdul Baha in Egypt: The Diary of Ahmad Sohrab (1929). A detailed record of three months of Abdu'l-Bahá's time and activities in Egypt, July-September 1913. Includes translations of his talks.
  8. Abdel Karim Effendi Teherani. Anton Haddad, trans. Addresses Delivered before the New York and Chicago Assemblies (1900). Talks to the New York and Chicago assemblies, delivered at Abdu'l-Bahá's request, to deepen the believers following the covenant-breaking of Ibrahim Kheiralla, published as a 100-page booklet.
  9. Adelbert Muhlschlegel. Gisele Liedtke, trans. Adelbert Mühlschlegel: Seine Gedichte in zwei Sprachen: His Poetry in Two Languages (2010). Overview of the life of this Hand of the Cause, written by his daughter and son-in-law, and a selection of 31 poems, with the original German and English translation presented side-by-side.
  10. Shoghi Effendi. Advenimiento de la Justicia Divina, El (1939). Spanish translation of Advent of Divine Justice.
  11. Shoghi Effendi. Advent of Divine Justice (1971). A letter from the Gurdian to the Bahá’ís of North America, dated 25 December 1938; the Bahá'ís' achievements and responsibilities; the crises affecting the world; the destiny of America.
  12. Christopher Buck. Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy (2005). The importance of Alain Locke (1885-1954), the 'Dean' of the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1934), and an American Bahá'í.
  13. John E. Kolstoe. Alaskan Bahá'í Community: Its Growth and Development: The Formative Years: To 156 B. E. (1999) (1999). Compilation of historical materials on the Faith in Alaska up through the late 1990s.
  14. Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian. Alzheimer's Disease: An Eclipse before Sunset (1999). Caring for victims of Alzheimer's Disease can be a formidable task. This book, revised and updated, offers some suggestions for meeting those needs, from both a clinical and a Bahá'í perspective.
  15. Violette Nakhjavani. Amatu'l-Bahá Visits India (1966). The story of Rúhíyyih Khánum's 9-month journey across India and Southeast Asia in 1964, as told by her travel companion.
  16. Graham Hassall. Ambassador at the Court: The Life and Photography of Effie Baker (1999). Extensive biography of Effie Baker, an early Australian Bahá'í.
  17. Roger White. Another Song, Another Season: Poems and Portrayals (1979). A collection of poems and prose: sympathetic and sometimes satirical portraits of martyrs, pioneers, and ordinary people, expressed with a poet’s vision.
  18. Abdu'l-Bahá. Answered Questions, Some (2014). 'Table talks' given by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá in ‘Akká between 1904 and 1906 in response to questions posed by Laura Dreyfus-Barney; first published in 1908, the new 2014 edition has been extensively retranslated.
  19. Abdu'l-Bahá. Laura Clifford Barney, trans. Answered Questions, Some (1990). 'Table talks' given by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá in ‘Akká between 1904 and 1906 in response to questions posed by Laura Dreyfus-Barney; first published in 1908.
  20. Robert Riggs. Apocalypse Unsealed (1981). Early draft of the later book Apocalypse - An Exegesis.
  21. Robert Riggs. Apocalypse, The: An Exegesis (1998). Detailed study of astrology, numerology, and other esoterica, in an attempt to understand The Revelation of St. John the Divine through eyes of Bahá'í interpretation.
  22. Appreciations of the Bahá'í Faith (1941). Excerpts from books, magazines, newspaper articles, and testimonials.
  23. Jean-Marc Lepain. Peter Terry, trans. Archeology of the Kingdom of God, The (2015). Analysis of the spiritual worlds as depicted in philosophical and religious texts, from ancient the Greek to Jewish, Christian and Muslim thought, contrasted with the theosophy, metaphysics, anthropology, and hermeneutics of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  24. Marzieh Gail. Arches of the Years (1991). Early days of the Bahá'í Faith in America and of Abdu'l-Bahá's visit in 1912; Phoebe Hearst; Versailles Conference; and about Marzieh Gail herself.
  25. Shoghi Effendi. Arohanui: Letters to New Zealand (1982).
  26. Don Dainty. As It Was in the Days of Noah: So Unfolds the Surprising Fulfilment of Biblical Foresights of the 'Return' (2009). Booklet exploring the biblical and Bahá'í concept that rejection of the Manifestation results in calamities; prophecies from the Bible and their Bahá'í fulfilment; theology of the flood narrative.
  27. International Teaching Centre. Attaining the Dynamics of Growth: Glimpses from Five Continents (2008). This World Centre publication was used for consultation at the 10th International Bahá'í Convention. In pictures, case studies, testimonials, and analysis of programs of growth on 5 continents, it demonstrates the diverse conditions of Bahá'ís worldwide.
  28. Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 1:2 (1999). The complete issue of volume 1 number 2.
  29. Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 2 (2000). The complete issue of volume 2. Some papers were delivered at the 18th annual ABS conference "The Creative Inspiration: Arts and Culture in the Bahá’í Faith" (Melbourne, September 1999).
  30. Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 3 (2001). The complete issue of volume 3.
  31. Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 4 (2002). The complete issue of volume 4.
  32. Harper John Pettypiece. Autobiography of Harper John Pettypiece (1921-2002) (1999). Detailed life of a Canadian who found the Faith in 1952 in Toronto, and had personal experiences with many well-known Bahá'í figures and authors across North America and Europe.
  33. 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.
  34. Aleksandr Kazem-Beg. Bab et les Babis, ou Le Soulevement politique et religieux en Perse, de 1845 à 1853 (1866). French translation, serialized in a journal, of a book first published in Russian on the origins of the Bábí Faith; the Mazandaran, Nayriz, and Zanjan events; the life of the Bab; and religious doctrine.
  35. Hasan M. Balyuzi. Báb, The: The Herald of the Day of Days (1973). The classic biography of The Báb, by the eminent historian who also wrote the major biographies of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  36. Riaz Ghadimi. Riaz Masrour, trans. Báb, The: The King of Messengers (2009). A talk by Dr. Riaz Ghadimi, published posthumously in English.
  37. Denis MacEoin. Babi and Bahá'í Religions, The: An Annotated Bibliography (1997).
  38. Moojan Momen. Babi and Bahá'í Religions 1844-1944: Some Contemporary Western Accounts (1981). A lengthy collection of first-hand reports and mentions of the Bábí and Bahá'í religions in contemporaneous accounts and newspapers.
  39. Ahang Rabbani, ed. Bábís of Nayriz, The: History and Documents (2006). Extensive collection of historical documents: autobiographies, narratives, genealogies and chronologies, the transition from the Bábí to the Bahá'í community, provisional translations, and a list of Bábí martyrs.
  40. Laurence Oliphant. Babs and Their Prophet, The (1887). Excerpt from a book described by E.G. Browne as "the first published notice of Behá and the Bábí colony at Acre"; includes PDF of complete book.
  41. Horace Holley. Bahá'í: The Spirit of the Age (1921). An early, thorough overview of Bahá'í teachings, written shortly before Holley was elected secretary of the US Spiritual Assembly.
  42. Shoghi Effendi. Bahá'í Administration (1974). Excerpts from 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Will and Testament, and letters from the Guardian 1922-1932.
  43. Margit Warburg, ed. Bahá'í and Globalisation (2005). Articles from a conference held at the University of Copenhagen in 2001.
  44. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Olivia Kelsey, comp. Bahá'í Answers (1947). Answers to 95 questions on the Bahá'í Faith, collected from the writings of the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh, Abdu'l-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi.
  45. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, comp. Bahá'í Community, The: A Summary of Its Organization and Laws (1947). An early manual and compilation on Bahá'í administration, community, and laws.
  46. Ali-Akbar Furutan. Bahá'í Education for Children: A Teacher's Guide (1999). A series of six books on teaching children, organized by age.
  47. Bahá'í Faith and Marxism: Proceedings of a Conference held January 1986 (1987). Topics include Marxism and human nature, society and social change, just government, and Marxism yesterday and today.
  48. Moojan Momen, ed. Bahá'í Faith and the World's Religions (2005). Papers presented at 'Irfán Colloquia.
  49. Anthony Lee. Bahá'í Faith in Africa, The: Establishing a New Religious Movement, 1952-1962 (2011). African presence in early Bábí and Bahá'í history; Bahá'í response to crises in Middle East and West Africa; histories of British Camaroons, Calabar. Studies of Religion in Africa series, vol. 39.
  50. Rowshan Mustapha. Bahá'í Faith in Egypt, The: A Historical Survey of the First Twelve Decades (2023). Detailed chronology and lengthy chapters on Bahá'u'lláh's blessings to Egypt, Abdu'l-Bahá's travels, the origins of the Egyptian Bahá'í community, teaching plans, and growth of the administration 1911 through 1981.
  51. Mary Perkins and Philip Hainsworth. Bahá'í Faith, The (1980). An introductory book for people new to the Bahá'í Faith, in audiobook format.
  52. Paula R. Hartz. Bahá'í Faith, The (2002). Overview of Bahá'í history, teachings, and scripture, with many photographs and illustrations; part of a "World Religions" series aimed at high school students. (Offsite.)
  53. Baha'i Faith, The: 50 Years in Singapore (2000). History of Bahá'í activity and teaching in Singapore, from May 26 1950, when the first Baha’i pioneer, Dr. K.M. Fozdar, arrived in Singapore, until the year 2000.
  54. Bahá'í Faith, The: Doctrinal and Historical Explorations (2023). Twelve articles in a special issue "The Bahá'í Faith: Doctrinal and Historical Explorations" of the journal Religions, volume 14 (sub-issue numbers 3, 4, and 6). Links to articles offsite.
  55. William S. Hatcher and Douglas Martin. Baha'i Faith, The: The Emerging Global Religion (1985). Overview of Bahá'í history and teachings, designed as an introductory textbook. Available in English or in Persian.
  56. Hands of the Cause, comp. Bahá'í Faith, The: 1844-1963: Information Statistical and Comparative, Including the Achievements of the Ten Year International Bahá'í Teaching & Consolidation Plan 1953-1963 (1963). Statistical information compiled by the Hands of the Cause of God residing in the Holy Land regarding the Bahá'í Faith and its growth. Shoghi Effendi used to gather and publish such statistical data. One can see exactly where the Faith stood at that time.
  57. Marzieh Gail. Bahá'í Glossary: Persian and Arabic words appearing in the Bahá'í Writings (1957). The first published glossary of Bahá'í terms and names.
  58. Todd Lawson, ed. Bahá'í History (2012). A complete issue of this well-known journal was dedicated entirely to Bahá'í Studies. So far, only 3 articles from it are online.
  59. Bahá'í Marriage and Family Life (1983). Selections from the Bahà’i writings.
  60. Haji Mirza Haydar-Ali. Youness Khan Afroukhteh, trans. Bahá'í Martyrdoms in Persia in the Year 1903 AD (1917). A memoir by Abdu'l-Bahá, erroneously credited to Haji Mirza Haydar-Ali, published in English as a 28-page book in 1904 and 1917, covering events from March-September 1903.
  61. Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney. Bahá'í Movement for Universal Religion, The: Bahá'ísm (1909). Early scholarly defense of the necessity of religion and the Bahá'í Faith in particular, including discussion of Bahá'í history and principles, written by the first French Bahá'í.
  62. Charles Mason Remey. Bahá'í Movement, The: A Series of Nineteen Papers (1912). Essays on Bahá'í history and teachings.
  63. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Badi Shams, comp. Bahá'í Perspective on Economics of the Future: A Compilation from the Bahá'í Writings (1989). Collection of Writings originally organized for the author's research study into Bahá'í teachings on matters of economics, organized into fifty topics.
  64. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Bahá'í Prayers: A Selection of Prayers Revealed by Bahá'u'lláh, The Báb, and `Abdu'l-Bahá (1954).
  65. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani. Ali-Kuli Khan, trans. Bahá'í Proofs, The (1902). A book of history and theology composed in America, in which Gulpaygani gives an exposition of the Faith from a Christian point of view. Until Esslemont's Bahá'u'lláh and the New Era, it was a standard Bahá'í textbook. Persian original included.
  66. Bahá'í International Community. Bahá'í Question, The: Cultural Cleansing in Iran (2008).
  67. Charles Mason Remey. Bahá'í Revelation and Reconstruction, The (1919). A treatise on the history and the spiritual, social, and economic principles of the Faith, with special regard to the application of these principles to, and their influence on, the coming peace of nations and the tranquillity and welfare of humanity.
  68. Thornton Chase. Bahá'í Revelation, The (1933). Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith, emphasizes the Bahá’í teachings as a vehicle for personal spiritual transformation. Continued to be reprinted until the 1920s. Cited Bahá'í Writings may have been superseded by later authorized translations.
  69. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Horace Holley, ed. Bahá'í Scriptures: Selections from the Utterances of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1923). First collection of "approved" translations, largely superseded by newer translations.
  70. Bahá'í Studies in Australasia: Volume 3 (1996). Four papers reflecting a diversity of themes.
  71. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Bahá'í World Faith: Selected Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1943).
  72. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 01 (1925-1926) (1926). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. Then titled Bahá'í Year Book.
  73. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 02 (1926-1928) (1928). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. Then titled The Bahá'í World: a biennial international record.
  74. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 03 (1928-1930) (1930). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  75. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 04 (1930-1932) (1932). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  76. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 05 (1932-1934) (1936). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  77. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 06 (1934-1936) (1937). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  78. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 07 (1936-1938) (1939). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  79. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 08 (1938-1940) (1942). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  80. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 09 (1940-1944) (1945). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  81. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 10 (1944-1946) (1948). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  82. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 11 (1946-1950) (1952). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  83. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 12 (1950-1954) (1956). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  84. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 13 (1954-1963) (1970). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. Includes formatted, proofread version (of pp. 1-478 only).
  85. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 14 (1963-1968) (1974). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  86. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 15 (1968-1973) (1976). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  87. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 16 (1973-1976) (1978). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  88. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 17 (1976-1979) (1981). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  89. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  90. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 19 (1983-1986) (1994). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  91. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 20 (1986-1992) (1998). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  92. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 23 (1994-1995) (1996). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  93. Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 24 (1995-1996) (1997). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith.
  94. Tahirih Tahririha-Danesh, ed. Bahá'í-Inspired Perspectives on Human Rights (2001). Articles by Kiser Barnes, Greg Duly, Cheshmak Farhoumand-Sims, Graham Hassall, Darren Hedley, Nazila Ghanea-Hercock, Chichi Layor, Michael Penn, Martha Schweitz, and Albert Lincoln.
  95. Peter Smith, ed. Bahá'ís in the West (2004). Essays and illustrations on the beginnings of the Faith in Australia and New Zealand, Denmark, Hungary, and the United States.
  96. Bahá'í International Community. Bahá'ís, The: Contributing to an Emerging Global Civilization (2017). A popular magazine-format introduction to the Faith produced by the Office of Public Information of the Bahá’í International Community.
  97. Samuel Graham Wilson. Bahá'ísm and Its Claims: A Study of the Religion Promulgated by Baha Ullah and Abdul Baha (1970). A hostile and uninformed Christian missionary's overview of the Bahá'í Faith from 1915; included here for historical interest.
  98. Francis Henry Skrine. Bahá'ísm, the religion of brotherhood and its place in the evolution of creeds (1912). An outsider's sympathetic portrayal of the Bahá'í history and teachings, written with "express approval" of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  99. Muhammad Mustafa. Rowshan Mustapha, trans. Baha'u'llah: The Great Announcement of the Qur'an (1993). Meanings of some of the verses of the Qur'an, as viewed from the perspective of the Writings of the Bahá'í Faith.
  100. Hasan M. Balyuzi. Baha'u'llah: The King of Glory (1980). Bahá’u’lláh's ancestry and family, his many journeys when banished from Iran, the stories of those who accompanied Him to Constantinople and into the citadel of Akká, the marriage of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, and the closing months of His life at Bahjí.
  101. John E. Esslemont. Baha'u'llah and the New Era (1980). The classic introductory text on the Bahá'í Faith focusing on Bahá'í teachings and the lives of the Bab, Bahá'u'lláh, and Abdu'l-Bahá.
  102. Chowghi Rouhani. Ulfet Bouchoucha Mustapha, trans. Bahá'u'lláh et le Carmel (2017). Bahá’u’lláh honore la terre sainte; la révélation de la Tablette du Carmel; la grande resurrection; la levée des scellés al-rahiq-ul-makhtoom; le mystère des quatre lettres saintes; Shoghi Effendi et le projet du Carmel; le centre administratif mondial.
  103. Kathryn Louisa Vernon. Bahá'u'lláh's Garden: Jacksonville, Florida, 1919-1969 (1969). Unpublished account of the early years of the Bahá'í Faith in Florida.
  104. Paul Lample, comp. Bahá'u'lláh's Teachings on Spiritual Reality (1996). The quest for spirituality, the spiritual life, material and spiritual reality, the progress of the soul and humanity’s spiritual education.
  105. Hasan M. Balyuzi. Bahá'u'lláh, A Brief Life: The Word Made Flesh (1963). Two long essays on the life of Bahá'u'lláh, published in conjunction with the Bahá'í Centennial (1963): "Bahá'u'lláh: A Brief Life," followed by an essay on the Manifestation, "The Word Made Flesh."
  106. Edward Sell. Bahaism (1912). An early book-length overview, by a Christian for a missionary audience.
  107. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, comp. Bahiyyih Khanum: The Greatest Holy Leaf (1982). A compilation from Bahá'í sacred texts and writings of the Guardian of the Faith and Bahíyyih Khánum's own letters.
  108. Glenn Cameron and Wendi Momen. Basic Bahá'í Chronology, A (1996). Front-matter and index of the book. The rest of the content, the Chronology itself, is at where it has been greatly expanded and modified since original publication.
  109. Artemus Lamb. Beginnings of the Bahá'í Faith in Latin America, The: Some Remembrances (1995). Overview of Bahá'í history in South America, with autobiographical reflections of time in Chile in the 1940s.
  110. Ibrahim George Kheiralla. Howard MacNutt, ed. Behá 'U'lláh (the glory of God) (1900). A lengthy proclamation of the new Manifestation, written in a theological, comparative, and historical approach.
  111. Earl Redman. Betty Becker, Valiant Servant Pioneer (2017). The story of a Bahá’í from Kansas who moved first to Alaska to spread the Bahá’í Faith there and then to Chile. Link to document offsite.
  112. Udo Schaefer. Geraldine Schuckelt, trans. Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm (1998). Religious pluralism and associated issues: diversity and unity of religions, absoluteness, relativity of truth, New Age thought, and interfaith dialogue
  113. Abu'l-Qasim Afnan. Black Pearls: Servants in the Households of the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh (1988). Biographies of Haji Mubarak, Fiddih, Isfandiyar, Mas'ud, and Salih Aqa; slavery and Islamic history. Preface by Moojan Momen.
  114. Stephen D. Dighton. Breathe Not the Sins of Others: A Tale of Suspense (2000). Features Bahá'ís and their Faith in situations many will recognize as mirroring their own spiritual battles.
  115. Mary L. Lucas. Brief Account of My Visit to Acca, A (1905). Detailed notes of a visit to Haifa, January-February 1905, and Abdu'l-Bahá's interpretations of several passages from the Bible.
  116. Bahá'í World Centre, comp. Brief Course on the Bahá'í Faith, A (1993). Basic themes and beliefs of the Bahá'í Faith, explained succinctly, with glossary and study questions.
  117. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani. Brilliant Proof, The (1998). Two editions of a work of apologetics by an eminent Bahá'í scholar, first published in 1912 and reprinted 1998.
  118. Duane L. Herrmann. By Thy Strengthening Grace: The First One Hundred Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Topeka: 1906-2006 (2006). An initial survey of the first century of the Topeka, Kansas Bahá'í community. Includes a Tablet from Abdu'l-Bahá unpublished for 100 years.
  119. Bahá'u'lláh. Call of the Divine Beloved (2019). Seven Tablets revealed before 1863, including a retranslation of the Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, the poem Rashh-i-‘Amá (The Clouds of the Realms Above) revealed in the Síyáh-Chál, and four other newly translated Tablets on the mystic journey.
  120. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Calling, The: Tahirih of Persia and Her American Contemporaries (2017). Simultaneous, powerful spiritual movements swept across both Iran and the U.S in the mid-1800s. On the life and martyrdom of Tahirih; the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention and the conference of Badasht; spiritualism and suffrage.
  121. Jack McLean. Celestial Burning, A: A Selective Study of the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (2012). Style, content, and context of the major writings of the Guardian; providential history; critique of Hegel; the military metaphor; the language of interpretation; history of the apostolic age.
  122. Centenary of a World Faith: The History of the Bahá'í Faith and its Development in the British Isles (1944). On the lives of The Bab, Bahá'u'lláh, and Abdul-Baha, progress of the Faith in the East and West, and growth of the cause in the United Kingdom. Published for the centenary of the declaration of the Báb.
  123. Universal House of Justice. Century of Light (2001). Survey of the history and dramatic changes of the 20th Century and the Bahá'í Faith's emergence from obscurity, "demonstrating on a global scale the unifying power with which its Divine origin has endowed it."
  124. Harlan Carl Scheffler. Challenge: Helping Our Children Find Meaning and Purpose (2006). Part one of the book The Quest.
  125. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Canada, comp. Challenge: Messages to Bahá'í Youth (1975). Compilation of messages to Bahá'í youth in English and French.
  126. Gary L. Matthews. Challenge of Baha'u'llah, The: Proofs of the Bahá'í Revelation (1993). Link to book (offsite).
  127. Stanwood Cobb. Character: A Sequence in Spiritual Psychology (1938). A spiritual autobiography; scientific and religious foundations for character; self-development; the law of duty; altruism and selflessness; progress. Includes discussion of two days spent with Abdu'l-Bahá in 1908.
  128. Merve Calhan. Children of Iranian Asylum-Seekers in Turkey: Construction of National and Religious Identity (2011). Study of the nationalist and religious character of children of Iranian Bahá'í and Shi'i emigrants in Turkey. The transplanted Bahá'í youth maintained a stronger sense of religious identity. (Offsite.)
  129. Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield. Chosen Highway, The (1940). Oral Bahá'í histories collected by an eminent early English Bahá'í, first published in 1940.
  130. 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.
  131. George Townshend. Christ and Baha'u'llah (1957). The Kingdom of God, as foretold in the Bible, has come and Bahá'u'lláh is the Return of Christ.
  132. Robert Stockman. Christianity from a Bahá'í Perspective (1998). Includes two topics: "A Bahá'í approach to the Bible" and "Bahá'í Writings on Jesus Christ."
  133. Sen McGlinn. Church and State: Book 1 of a Postmodern Political Theology for the Bahá'í Community (2005). Religion and politics in Islamic history; Islamic and Bahá'í views on theocracy and democracy; the theology of the State and the unfoldment of world civilization; relevant contemporary Bahá'í literature in English, French, and German.
  134. Shoghi Effendi. Citadel of Faith: Messages to America 1947-1957 (1980). A collection of messages from the Guardian to the Bahá’ís of the United States, written between 1947 and 1957.
  135. Florence Pinchon. Coming of "The Glory", The (1928). An introduction to the Bahá’í Faith by an early British Bahá’í.
  136. Community Histories (1992). Essay on the diversity of Western Bahá'í communities, followed by six histories of selected local communities in the United States, Britain, and Canada.
  137. Iran Human Rights Documentation Center. Community under Siege: The Ordeal of the Bahá'ís of Shiraz (2007). Account of the persecutions of the Bahá'ís in Shiraz by the IHRDC (2007).
  138. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, comp. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 1 (1991).
  139. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, comp. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 2 (1991).
  140. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 3 (2000).
  141. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Compilation of the Holy Utterances of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, Concerning the Most Great Peace, War and Duty of the Bahá'ís toward their Government (1918). An early compilation, prepared for the Tenth Annual Convention, April 1918.
  142. Jack McLean. Confessions of a Child of the Half-Light (2022). Philosophical essays; recollections of 'Abdu'l-Bahá by Laura Dreyfus Barney, Curtis Kelsey, and other Europeans; recollections of Shoghi Effendi by ten individuals; dreams and visions; eulogies of the author's parents; travel teaching across Russia.
  143. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Shirley Macias, ed. Conqueror of Hearts: Excerpts from Letters, Talks, and Writings of Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí (2002). Collection of articles, personal letters, and learned talks, edited for posting as a single book. Includes Persian translation.
  144. Charles Mason Remey. Constructive Principles of the Bahá'í Movement (1917). A summary of the history, object, and institutions of the Bahá'í religious teachings.
  145. Romuald Boubou Moyo. Contes interactifs pour pré-jeunes (2018). Il s’agit d’une deuxième version du livret pour pré-jeunes "Marcher dans le droit chemin." Ils vont pouvoir apprécier, en tant qu’acteurs principaux, les implications morales qui découlent des choix qu'ils feront en lisant les vingt contes interactifs.
  146. Abdu'l-Bahá. Laura Clifford Barney, comp. Contestación A Unas Preguntas (1994). Spanish translation of Some Answered Questions.
  147. George Townshend. Conversion of Mormonism, The (1911). This booklet by a gentile setting up churches and schools in Utah is very kind toward the Mormons. The writer, broad minded about Utah's majority religion, outlines Mormon history before detailing his own church's mission to Utah. (No mention of Bahá'í.)
  148. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the British Isles, comp. Covenant of Baha'u'llah, The: A Compilation (1963). Lengthy compilation published as a book, first put together in 1950, of quotations from Scripture — Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Bábí, and Bahá’í — about the Covenant of God, the Eternal Covenant, and the Greater and Lesser Covenants.
  149. Paul Lample. Creating a New Mind: Reflections on the Individual, the Institutions, and the Community (1999). On the influence of the human mind in shaping human reality, and three vehicles for changing reality: the individual, the institutions, and the community at large. Two versions of book included.
  150. Michael Fitzgerald, ed. Creative Circle, The: Art, Literature, and Music in Baha'i Perspective (1989). Essays on the arts including poetry, music, film, etc. and their role in the Bahá'í community.
  151. Aziz'u'llah Azizi. Nahzy Abadi Buck, trans. Crown of Glory: Memoirs of Jinab-i-Aziz'u'llah Azizi (1991). Autobiography of Jináb-i-Azízí, "the Tailor," a companion of 'Abdu'l-Bahá who travelled with the Master to London and Paris, and also met with Shoghi Effendi. Includes photographs, and provisional translations of several Tablets.
  152. Helen S. Goodall and Ella Goodall Cooper. Daily Lessons Received at Akka: January 1908 (1979). Includes translations of three Tablets of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  153. Hasan M. Balyuzi. Pierre Spierckel, trans. Dans la Gloire du Père: Une Biographie de Bahá'u'lláh (2021). Translation of Bahá'u'lláh: The King of Glory.
  154. Shoghi Effendi. Dawn of a New Day (1970). Early version of Messages of Shoghi Effendi to India.
  155. Paul Kingston Dealy. Dawn of Knowledge and Most Great Peace, The (1903). Early collection of lectures on Bahá'í teachings and history with reference to the Bible, and a "supplement" by Abdu'l-Bahá.
  156. Marzieh Gail. Dawn over Mount Hira and Other Essays (1976). A collection of essays on various topics of interest to Bahá'í studies and history. Most of these were first published in Star of the West and World Order between 1929 and 1971.
  157. Nabil-i-A'zam Shoghi Effendi, trans. Dawn-Breakers: Nabil's Narrative of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Revelation (1932). The extensive and preeminent history of Babism and the early Bahá'í Faith, by Nabil-i-A'zam [aka Mullá Muḥammad-i-Zarandí, aka Nabíl-i-Zarandí].
  158. Bahá'u'lláh. Days of Remembrance: Selections from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh for Bahá'í Holy Days (2017). Forty-five selections revealed for, or relating to, nine Bahá’í Holy Days.
  159. Baher Forghani, comp. Days to Remember: Baha'i Holy Days - A Compilation (1983). Suggested readings for celebration or commemoration of Baha’i Holy Days and anniversaries.
  160. Shoghi Effendi. Dear Co-worker: Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries (2009). Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg).
  161. Adib Masumian. Debunking the Myths: Conspiracy Theories on the Genesis and Mission of the Bahá'í Faith (2009). Response to Iranian conspiracy theories portraying the Bahá'í Faith as a subversive political group, Zionist spies, affiliates of the secret police, British agents, etc. Available in English and Persian. Includes interview with author.
  162. Annemarie Schimmel. Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam (1994). This book is a classic, groundbreaking survey of Islamic practices and beliefs. While the book contains only passing mentions of Bahá'ís, it gives a deeper understanding in the Bahá'í Writings and practices. Includes outline by Arjen Bolhuis.
  163. Shoghi Effendi. Desenvolvimiento de la Civilización Mundial. Spanish translation of The Unfoldment of World Civilization.
  164. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Desire of the World, The: Materials for the contemplation of God and His Manifestation for this Day (1982). Compiled from the Words of Bahá’u’lláh. Includes a compilation of names and titles of God and of Bahá'u'lláh.
  165. Nasir al-Din Shah. J. W. Redhouse, trans. Diary of H.M. the Shah of Persia, during his tour through Europe in 1873, The (1874). Contains no mention of the Bábí or Bahá'í Faiths, but is useful for historical context, and a window into the Sháh's worldview.
  166. Juliet Thompson and Marzieh Gail. Diary of Juliet Thompson (1983). Experiences in the life of Juliet Thompson, a prominent early Bahá'í and friend of Abdu'l-Bahá. Includes preface by Marzieh Gail.
  167. Dictionaries: English-Arabic (1810). Links to Google Books and for online versions of many English-Arabic dictionaries.
  168. Dictionaries: English-Persian (1841). Links to Google Books and for online versions of English-Persian dictionaries.
  169. Jack McLean. Dimensions of Spirituality: Reflections on the Meaning of Spiritual Life and Transformation in Light of the Bahá'í Faith (1994). The search for truth; models and profiles of spiritual transformation; the mystical sense — prayer and meditation; a paradigm of spirituality and life tests; spiritual anthropology — the self and the soul; imagination; faith, love, and knowledge.
  170. Shoghi Effendi. Directives from the Guardian (1973).
  171. Shoghi Effendi. Dispensación de Bahá'u'lláh (n.d.). Spanish translation of Dispensation of Bahá'u'lláh.
  172. Boris Handal. Dispensation of the Bab, The (2023). Detailed, systematic presentation of the Báb's teachings; Bábí prophecies relating to Bahá'u'lláh; the extent to which the Báb's laws have been carried forward into the Bahá'í revelation.
  173. Horace Holley. Divinations and Creation (1916). A collection of poetry. Does not mention the Bahá'í Faith.
  174. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Mabel Hyde Paine, comp. Divine Art of Living, The (1944). Collection of thematically arranged quotations.
  175. W. W. Harmon. Divine Illumination (1915). An American Theosophist's appreciation of 'Abdu'l-Baha and the Bahá'í message published in 1915.
  176. Divine Institution of Marriage, The: Bahá'í Studies Notebook (1983). Compilation of essays on marriage from a Bahá'í perspective.
  177. Lorraine Hetu Manifold, comp. Divine Melody: Song of the Mystic Dove (2022). Selections from the Writings that refer to the Word of God as music emanating from the mystic dove or the Nightingale of Paradise, and the Divine Word as a melody calling for us to spread the Word in song and praise.
  178. Annamarie K. Honnold, comp. Divine Therapy: Pearls of Wisdom from the Bahá'í Writings (1986). Lengthy collection of passages on numerous themes including coping with stress, orientation to the Divine, and developing helpful attitudes.
  179. Abdu'l-Bahá and Mary Basil Hall. Drama of the Kingdom (1933). A play written in 1912 by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá while he was in London and adopted with permission by Mary Basil Hall (named Parvine by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá).
  180. Duane L. Herrmann. Early Baha'is of Enterprise, Kansas, 1897 (1997). Originally published to commemorate the centennial of the Bahá'í community of Enterprise, Kansas, the second in the western hemisphere.
  181. May Maxwell. Early Pilgrimage, An (1917). Notes from an 1898 pilgrimage by the mother of Ruhiyyih Khanum, published in 1917 and reprinted in 1953.
  182. Badi Shams. Economics of the Future Begins Today (2016). This book presents a lesson in economics in simple terms and puts forward the Bahá’í view of the current economic system, what ails it, and the cure for it from a spiritual point of view; a study in simplicity of how inequality can be resolved.
  183. Giuseppe Robiati. Economy for a New World Order (2005). A new vision of economics inspired by unity in diversity, respect of nature and other humans, and thermodynamic principles like conversion-of-energy to describe economical processes. Includes foreword by Ervin Lazlo.
  184. Boris Handal. El Concurso en Lo Alto: La Vida de Once Distinguidos Personajes de la Edad Heroica de la Fe (1985). Biographies of eleven important Baha’i personages of the Heroic Age of the Bahá'í Faith: Mulla Ḥusayn, Vahid, Quddus, Mulla Sadiq, Shaykh Salman, Nabil-i-A’zam, Asiyih Khanum, Mirza Mihdi, Badi, and Varqa and Ruhu’llah.
  185. Anne King Sadeghpour. El Cuarto Acto: Una Pionera Bahá'í en Nicaragua durante los años 1976-1983: Un relato personal e histórico (2015). Un relato personal de la historia de la Fe en Nicaragua antes, después y durante la revolución Sandinista de 1979; la historia de Mathew Kaszab, primer pionero a Nicaragua; primera Bahá'í nicaragüense Blanca Mejía; referencia al poeta Rubén Darío.
  186. Shoghi Effendi. El Dia Prometido Ha Llegado (1973). Spanish translation of The Promised Day is Come.
  187. Gloria A. Faizi. Fred Frazelle, trans. El Fuego en la Cima de la Montaña (1993). Traducción de Fire on the Mountain-Top (Faizi, 1973).
  188. Boris Handal. Ella del Valiente Corazón: La Vida de Miss Eve Blanche Nicklin (1895-1985), "Madre Spiritual del Perú" (2002). The life of Eve Nicklin, "Spiritual Mother of Peru."
  189. Ron Price. Emergence of a Bahá'í Consciousness in World Literature: The Poetry of Roger White (2002). A study of White's verse with a short biography and an analysis of the Bahá'í Faith.
  190. Joanna M. Tahzib-Thomas. Empowering Words (2012). Extracts from the letters and messages of Shoghi Effendi for inspiration, guidance, and vision. Includes bio of the Guardian and study guide to the texts.
  191. William F. McCants and John Walbridge et al. Richard C. Martin, ed. Encyclopedia of Islam and The Muslim World (2004). Articles on Abdu'l-Bahá, the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh, the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths, Hujjatiya, Persian language and literature, Shaykhism, and Twelver Shi'ism.
  192. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and Rowshan Mustapha. Enoch Olinga: Hand of the Cause of God (2001). Lengthy biography of a Hand of the Cause, published in the In Memoriam section of Bahá'í World (1986), followed by a separate section "Enoch Olinga, Reminiscences of Moments with Him," by Rowshan Mustapha.
  193. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and Rowshan Mustapha. Enoch Olinga: Main de la cause de Dieu (2006). French version of Ruhiyyih Khanum's "Enoch Olinga, Hand of the Cause of God" (Bahá'í World 18, 1986). Followed by a separate translation of Rowshan Mustapha's "Enoch Olinga, Reminiscences of Moments with Him." Translation anonymous or by committee.
  194. Don Dainty. Entrancing Biblical Journey to meet the Promised Christ Returned, An: Bahá'u'lláh - The 'Glory of God' (2011). On biblical prophecies and Bahá'u'lláh as their fulfilment.
  195. Bahá'u'lláh. Epistle to the Son of the Wolf (1979). The last major work of Baháʼu'lláh, written in 1891 to 'the son of the Wolf', Shaykh Muhammad Taqi known as Áqá Najafi (1846-1914), a prominent Muslim cleric in Isfáhán.
  196. Bahá'u'lláh. Epistola al Hijo del Lobo (n.d.). Spanish translation of Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
  197. Bahá'u'lláh la commission de traduction, trans. Épître au fils du Loup (2021). Traduction de Epistle to the Son of the Wolf.
  198. A.L.M. Nicolas. Essai Sur le Cheikhisme (1910). One of the earliest biographies of Shaykh Ahmad Ahsa'i and Siyyid Kazim Rashi, founders of Iranian reform movements in the 18th and 19th centuries.
  199. John Walbridge. Essays and Notes on Babi and Baha'i History (2002). Includes: culture of Iran; Bahá'í Faith in Iran; in Turkey; uprising in Zanjan; Bábí martyrs; Islamic/Bahá'í philosophy; dreams; Islamic personal names; Arabic language
  200. Stanwood Cobb. Essential Mysticism, The (1918). Clarification of some of the spiritual problems of humanity; the real value of Oriental mysticism; the mystery of the soul of man in terms not of psychology but of daily life; the value of spirituality in daily life.
  201. Julio Savi. Eternal Quest for God: An Introduction to the Divine Philosophy of Abdu'l-Baha (1989). A philosophical theology based on the Bahá'í writings.
  202. Boris Handal. Eve Nicklin: She of the Brave Heart (2011). The life of the "Spiritual Mother of Peru."
  203. Keven Brown, ed. Evolution and Bahá'í Belief: 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Response to Nineteenth-Century Darwinism (2001). Includes Eberhard von Kitzing's "Origin of Complex Order in Biology: `Abdu'l-Bahá's concept of the originality of species compared to concepts in modern biology."
  204. Rafie Mavaddat. Evolutionary Pathways in an Unfolding Universe (2009). History of events that have transformed primordial matter into present-day complex systems and the emergence of life, consciousness, and societies. Includes many passing mentions of the Faith, esp. pages 155-156. (Offsite.)
  205. Mirza Asad'Ullah. Ameen Ullah Fareed, trans. Explanations Concerning Sacred Mysteries (1902). Essays on the book of Daniel, and on the mysteries of: daily sacrifice, the kingdom, death, prayers for the dead, the figure 9, Jonah, fasting, and prayer.
  206. Iran Human Rights Documentation Center. Faith Denied, A: The Persecution of the Bahá'ís of Iran (2006). The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center's account of persecutions of Bahá'ís of Iran (2006).
  207. Duane L. Herrmann. Family Plowing and other Prairie Poems (2019). Nine poems selected by the author, from a collection celebrating the prairie and life on and under it.
  208. Family, The: Our Hopes and Challenges (1995). Proceedings from the National Bahá'í Studies Conference, Hobart, Australia, July 1994.
  209. Susan Gammage. Fear Into Faith: Overcoming Anxiety (2013). An overview on understanding anxieties and fears, how to cope with them, and Bahá'í perspectives.
  210. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, comp. Fire and Light: Excerpts from the Bahá'í Sacred Writings (1982).
  211. Gloria A. Faizi. Fire on the Mountain-Top (1973). A collection of stories about early members of the Bahá’í Faith, based on accounts gathered in Persia by 'Azizu'llah Sulaymani.
  212. Universal House of Justice. Five Year Plan, The: 2006-2011: Messages of the Universal House of Justice (2006). Five Ridvan messages, one message to the Counsellors, and three other letters.
  213. Universal House of Justice. Five Year Plan, The: 2011-2016: Messages of the Universal House of Justice (2011). Two Ridvan messages, one letter to the Counsellors, and two shorter letters.
  214. Napier Malcolm. Five Years in a Persian Town (1907). Many passing mentions, plus a detailed overview, in an account by a Christian missionary in Yazd, first published in 1905.
  215. William Sears and Robert Quigley. Flame, The: The Story of Lua (1972). Biography of Lua Moore Getsinger (1871-1916), "mother-teacher of the American Bahá'í community," one of the earliest pilgrims from the West to meet 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  216. Shahla Gillbanks. Footprints in the Sands of Time (2019). Memoir of time as a Bahá'í in Iran and pioneer to other countries around the world, and a historical account of service in the United States, New Zealand, and Czechoslovakia.
  217. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Foreigner: From an Iranian Village to New York City and the Lights That Led the Way (2019). Biography of a young boy in Nayriz, Iran in the mid 20th-century, his reflection on the sad society; his experience as a immigrant in the United States, struggle to make the American dream, and helped the innovative Harlem Prep, a Bahá'í inspired School.
  218. Abdu'l-Bahá. Foundations of World Unity (1979). A collection of talks and writings of ʻAbdu'l-Bahá.
  219. Universal House of Justice. Framework for Action: 2006-2016, Selected Messages of the Universal House of Justice and Supplementary Material (2017). 58 letters from the House; "Social Action," by the Office of Social and Economic Development; "Insights from the Frontiers of Learning" and "Training Institutes: Attaining a Higher Level of Functioning," prepared by the International Teaching Centre.
  220. Dorothy Freeman Gilstrap. From Copper to Gold: The Life of Dorothy Baker (1984). This biography’s purpose is to reflect not only the chronology of Baker’s life, but also the drives, the suffering, the delights, and the peak moments of decision that helped make her who she was.
  221. Juan Cole, ed. From Iran East and West (1984). Essays on Bahá'í history in the Middle East, the United States, and India.
  222. Bahá'u'lláh. Gems of Divine Mysteries (2002). A lengthy tablet in Arabic on how the Mahdi was Ali Muhammad, The Báb, the Primal Point. Written during the Baghdad period for Siyyid Yúsuf-i-Sihdihí Isfahání. His questions were brought from Karbila, and answered the same day.
  223. Mirza Habibu'llah Afnan. Ahang Rabbani, ed. Genesis of the Bábí-Bahá'í Faiths in Shíráz and Fárs, The (2008). Detailed account of the early years of the Bab, events of the 1880s and 1890s, the Constitutional Revolution years, and appendices for the study of the Bahá'í community in Shíráz.
  224. Jamileh Yazdi. Gertrude Bell and the Babi and Baha'i Faiths (2017). Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) was a British scholar and government official who knew the Middle East well, met `Abdu’l-Bahá and was in contact with Bahá’ís in Iran, Iraq and Palestine. Link to document offsite.
  225. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Gloria A. Faizi, comp. Gift of Love, A: Offered to the Greatest Holy Leaf (1982). Booklet on various topics related to the life of Bahá'u'lláh's daughter Bahíyyih Khánum (1846-1932), dedicated as a gift of love to her memory on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of her passing
  226. Bahá'u'lláh. George Townshend, comp. Glad Tidings of Bahá'u'lláh, The: Being Extracts from the Sacred Writings of the Bahá'ís (1949). A compilation with some notes, on the topics of building the world, God’s command and exhortation, proclamation of the day of God, and the journey of the soul.
  227. Bahá'u'lláh Shoghi Effendi, trans. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1988).
  228. Lady Mary (Leonora Woulfe) Sheil. Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia: With Notes on Russia, Koords, Toorkomans, Nestorians, Khiva, and Persia (1856). Considered first travel book on Persia by a woman. Of particular interest to Bahá'ís are her accounts on Babism (Babeeism) and the Bab.
  229. Anne King Sadeghpour, comp. Gloriously Tragic Life of Mathew Kaszab, The: Letters from a Pioneer 1939-1942 (2019). The unusual drama of a pioneering life in Central America, revealed through personal letters. This account offers glimpses of a maturing Bahá’í administration in the U.S. and of what was learned through teaching efforts in Latin America.
  230. Christopher Buck. God and Apple Pie: Religious Myths and Visions of America (2015). The nation and the notion of America, as viewed through the lenses of Native American religions, Protestants and Catholic views, Judaism, Islam, Black Muslims, Buddhism, and the Bahá'í Faith; how minority faiths redefined America's world role.
  231. Shoghi Effendi. God Passes By (1971). The classic — and canonical — historical summary and interpretation of the significance of the development of the Bábí and Baháʼí religions from 1844 to 1944.
  232. Laura Clifford Barney. God's Heroes: A Drama in Five Acts (1910). A play based on events in the lives of the early Babis, with a focus on Tahirih.
  233. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith, The (1988). An abridged and updated version of the author's biography Priceless Pearl.
  234. Donald R. Witzel, comp. Guidance for Bahá'í Radio from the Bahá'í World Centre (1990). Selection of guidance received from the Bahá'í World Centre on Bahá'í radio from May, 1980 to December, 1989, on four major themes: administration; programming, training and production; finance and technical matters.
  235. Badi Shams. Hacia un nuevo orden económico-espiritual desde una perspectiva Baha'i (2021). Una colección de trabajos acerca del concepto de economía Bahá’í. Mi objetivo siempre ha sido simplificar la economía para el lector y no utilizar vocabulario técnico ni económico.
  236. George Townshend. Heart of the Gospel: The Bible and the Bahá'í Faith (1939). Using only the text of the Bible, Townshend provides a new reading of Scripture as a guidebook for those who seek a universal view of religion and the contemporary world.
  237. Helen Bassett Hornby. Heroes of God: History of the Bahá'í Faith in Ecuador, 1940-1979 (1984). First book (in English) on the first four decades of the Faith in Ecuador.
  238. Brian Kurzius. Hidden Gifts: Finding Blessings in the Struggles of Life (2007). Compilation of Bahá'í texts on the purpose of problems and tests in our lives.
  239. Bahá'u'lláh Shoghi Effendi, trans. Hidden Words (1985). Bahá'u'lláh's review of the most important themes of prior scriptures and religions, written in 1858 in the style of Persian mystical poetry.
  240. Shoghi Effendi. High Endeavors: Letters to Alaska (1976).
  241. Moojan Momen. Hinduism and the Bahá'í Faith (1990). An attempt to explore the relationship between Hinduism and the Bahá'í Faith and to explain the Bahá'í Faith to those who are from a Hindu background.
  242. Maureen M. Thur. History of the Bahá'í Faith in Arizona, The: The First Fifty Years, 1900-1950 (2004). Historical details and biographies about Arizona, from Nellie French moving from Chicago to Bisbee in 1900, to the formation of LSAs in 1949. Includes biographies of Amelia Collins and Orcella Rexford aka Louise Cutts-Powell (Appendices 1-2).
  243. Agnes Baldwin Alexander. Barbara R. Sims, ed. History of the Bahá'í Faith in Japan 1914-1938 (1977). An account of the Bahá'í Cause in Japan, China, Korea, and the Hawaiian Islands, prepared by request of the Guardian.
  244. Human Rights, Faith, and Culture (2001). Proceedings of an ABS Australia conference, November 7-8 1998.
  245. Ali Murad Davudi. Riaz Masrour, trans. Human Station in the Bahá'í Faith: Selected Sections: Philosophy and Knowledge of the Divine (2013). A collection of talks by the Bahá’í teacher and philosopher Dr. A. M. Dávúdí on selected philosophical topics, including one on the subject of the non-political nature of the Bahá’í Faith and non-involvement in partisan politics.
  246. Harry Liedtke. Humanity and the Universe: Mirror of the Unknown (1996). A study of the origin and nature of the universe in light of Bahá'í texts; creation and evolution; cosmology and life in the universe; technological progress; science and religion; the nature of time, our senses, and free will.
  247. Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff. I Loved Thy Creation: A collection of short fiction (2008). Sci-fi, fantasy, and magic-realism stories inspired by Bahá'í themes.
  248. Robert Riggs. I, Daniel (1998). Spiritual, metaphorical, and esoteric teachings from the Bible's book of Daniel.
  249. Juliet Thompson. I, Mary Magdalene (1940). Semi-autobiographical account of Juliet Thompson's contact with 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  250. Charles Mason Remey. Illustrated description of a design in the Persian-Indian style of architecture for the first Mashrak-el-Azkar (Bahá'í temple) to be erected in America (1920). Expanded version of a portion of Remey's earlier Mashrak-el-Azkar [Mashriqu'l-Adhkár]: Descriptive of the Bahai temple, with photographs of Temple models.
  251. Jack McLean. Impressions from the Rock of Gibraltar: The Journal of a Travelling Teacher (2010). Book-length compilation of essays and poetry, written while travel-teaching in Spain and Morocco, August - December 2009.
  252. Udo Schaefer. In A Blue Haze: Smoking and Baha'i Ethics (1997). Smoking as a focus of this first attempt to define certain aspects of Bahá'í ethics.
  253. Arthur S. Agnew and Thornton Chase. In Galilee and In Wonderland (1985). Two essays of a pilgrimage to Akka in 1907.
  254. Roy Wilhelm and Stanwood Cobb et al. In His Presence: Visits to 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1989). Re-publication of Wilhelm's Knock and It Shall Be Opened Unto You (1908), Cobb's Memories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1962), and Coy's A Week in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Home (1921). Text missing quotation marks.
  255. Peter Smith, ed. In Iran (1986). Essays on Bábí-Bahá'í history, sociology, and theology in Iran.
  256. Paul Vreeland, ed. In Memoriam 1992-1997 (2010). The first In Memoriam supplement to Bahá'í World after the journal converted to a shorter, annual format in 1992.
  257. Barbara R. Sims. Sheridan Sims, ed. In the Light of the Rising Sun: Memoirs of A Bahá'í Pioneer to Japan (2002). Expanded and newly-annotated version of Sims' auto-biography, covering the history of the Faith in Japan 1953-2002.
  258. Shirin Sabri and Sue Podger. Incomparable Friend: The Life of Baha'u'llah Told in Stories (2019). Stories and paintings about the life of Bahá'u'lláh. Written by Sabri, illustrated by Podger. Links to PDF and e-book (offsite).
  259. Lesley Shams. Insistent Self, The: How to Nurture Our Spirit (2015). The nature of our ego and the effort needed to prevent this lower nature taking over and hindering our spiritual destiny; compilation of guidance from the Writings and other sources on the spiritual path, prayer, fasting, sacrifice, tests, love, etc.
  260. Mirza Asad'Ullah. Ali-Kuli Khan, trans. Instructions Concerning Genesis and the Mystery of Baptism (n.d.). A short treatise on Biblical verses and symbology viewed in light of the Hidden Words and other Writings of Bahá'u'lláh. Originally composed in Persian by an early Bahá’í author.
  261. Romuald Boubou Moyo. Interactive Stories (2020). A choose-your-own-adventure book, based on the junior youth book Walking the Straight Path. The book is intended to be studied by youth in small groups with the assistance of moderator, who can facilitate discussion and reflection.
  262. Eugene V. Gallagher, ed. Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America, Volumes 1-5 (2016). Multiple excerpts referencing the Bahá'í Faith from this 5-volume set.
  263. Ervand Abrahamian. Iran between Two Revolutions (1982). Multiple references to the Bahá'í Faith, in an academic book of history.
  264. Fuad Izadinia. Ishqabad, City of Love: A Study into the Story of Those Who Became the Foremost in the Bahá'í Faith (2014). Biographies of many dozen Bahá'ís of historical interest; construction of the House of Worship in Turkmenistan; Bahá'í schools for boys and for girls; stories of exiled Bahá'ís.
  265. Rowshan Mustapha. Islám: The Road Ahead: Reflections of a Bahá'í on Islamic Topics (2014). Questions about the finality of religion, the Day of Judgment, the role of Jesus and the Mihdi, and what will happen at the End of Time, through the lens of the Bahá’í Teachings.
  266. Stanwood Cobb. Islamic Contributions to Civilization (1963). Overview of the many inventions and sciences which were developed by or transmitted by Islamic people and nations.
  267. Jack Boyd. Gary Fuhrman, ed. Jack Boyd memoirs (2004). Memoirs of Jack and Eileen Boyd, pioneers in Canada, covering the years 1960-2012. Includes recollections of travel, biographies of other Bahá'ís, and historical observations.
  268. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al. Barbara R. Sims, comp. Japan Will Turn Ablaze! (1992). Tablets of `Abdu'l-Bahá, letters of Shoghi Effendi and the Universal House of Justice, and historical notes about Japan.
  269. Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani. Omeed Rameshni, comp. Jináb-i-Fádil Mazandarání in the United States (2009). Digitization of a number of stenographic records which were held by the US National office from Jinab-i-Fadil’s trips to the US in the 1920s.
  270. D. Llewellyn Drong. John Henry Wilcott: A Pioneer Twice Over (1998). Book length biography of an early Bahá'í pioneer.
  271. Charles Mason Remey. Journal Diary of European Baha'i Travels: April - November 1948 (1948). A record of Remey's visits across Europe, from England to Germany. Includes coverage of Bahá'í participation in the first U.N. convention on Human Rights, held in Geneva.
  272. Frances Mezei, comp. Journey of Courage: From Disability to Spiritual Ability (2023). The purpose of this compilation is to offer an approach to transform our limitations and attitudes when dealing with our disabilities, health conditions, and the ageing process. Includes updated Guidelines for Improving Accessibility.
  273. Bahá'u'lláh la commission de traduction, trans. Jours de souvenance: Sélection des Écrits de Bahá'u'lláh pour les jours saints bahá'ís (2021). Quarante-cinq sélections révélées pour neuf jours saints baha'is. Traduction de Days of Remembrance.
  274. Boris Handal. Khamsis, The: A Cradle of True Gold (2020). Biography of the five-brother Báqirof-Khamsi clan, designated by Bahá'u'lláh as the "Five Siyyids" after they accepted the Bahá'í Faith in 1881.
  275. Bahá'u'lláh. Kitáb-i-Aqdas (1992). Full authoritative English translation of Baháʼu'lláh's book of laws, along with clarifying texts and detailed explanatory notes.
  276. Bahá'u'lláh. Pierre Daoust, trans. Kitáb-i-Aqdas: le plus saint livre (2022). Révision de la traduction française du Kitáb-i-Aqdas (ed. MEB, 2014); voir Avant-propos.
  277. Kitáb-i-Aqdas, The: Studies from the First National Conference on the Holy Book Volume 1 (1996). Five papers, proceedings from a Bahá'í Studies Conference in Sydney, 1993.
  278. Bahá'u'lláh Shoghi Effendi, trans. Kitáb-i-Íqán: The Book of Certitude (1931). Major theological work by Baháʼu'lláh, written prior to his declaration of mission.
  279. Udo Schaefer. L'histoire de Salut et Changement de Paradigme: Deux Contributions à la Théologie Bahá'íe (1993). French translation of Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm.
  280. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Badi Shams, comp. La Economia del Futuro: Una Recopilacion de los Escritos Baha'is (1995). Una colección de cincuenta temas sobre las enseñanzas bahá'ís en materia de economía.
  281. Pierre Daoust. La poésie du Kitáb-i-Aqdas: Aspects de l'esthétique (2018). Les concepts philosophiques qui éclairent sur le sens de la vie et la nature spirituelle de l'être humain, révélés sous forme de prose rimée caractéristique de la poésie arabe. Le Kitáb-i-Aqdas touche à l'esthétique et au bonheur.
  282. Antony Alexander and Robert Craig. Lango: Language Organization (1996). Lango (Language Organization) is an attempt to simplify English to serve as an international language.
  283. Shahbaz Fatheazam. Last Refuge, The: Fifty Years of the Universal House of Justice (2015). History of the House by the son of 40-year member Houshmand Fatheazam, an eye-witness to its development; organizational structure of Bahá'í polity and its vision of politics; connections between institutions and culture; personal recollections.
  284. Báb, The. A.L.M. Nicolas, trans. Le Béyan Persan (1911). French translation of the Persian Bayán, one of the principal writings of the Báb.
  285. Universal House of Justice la commission de traduction, trans. Le siecle de lumiere (2020). Enquête sur l'histoire et les changements dramatiques du 20e siècle et l'émergence de la foi baha'ie de l'obscurité. Traduction de Century of Light.
  286. Suheil Badi Bushrui. Pierre Daoust, trans. Le Style du Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Aspects du Sublime, livre du Professeur Suheil Bushrui (2018). Une analyse du Kitab-i-Aqdas, un ouvrage rédigé en prose rimée typique des écrits arabes les plus exaltants.
  287. Farzam Arbab. Learning About Growth: The Story of the Ruhi Institute and Large-scale Expansion of the Bahá'í Faith in Colombia (1991). On the formation and development of the Ruhi Institute in Colombia; difficulties Bahá'ís faced in developing ​​a large-scale teaching project; analysis of all the measures taken and the degree of their success.
  288. Joseph Arthur Gobineau. Les religions et les philosophies dans l'asie centrale (1866). A lengthy early account of Bábí history by French Orientalist and diplomat Comte de Gobineau, who served as France's envoy to Iran in 1855-1863.
  289. Bahá'u'lláh la commission de traduction, trans. Les sept vallées et les quatre vallées (2021). Traduction de Seven Valleys and Four Valleys.
  290. W. Hooper Harris. Lessons on the Beha Revelation (1901). Early overview of Bahá'í theology from a biblical perspective.
  291. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani. Juan Cole, trans. Letters and Essays, 1886-1913 (1985). Treatises of "the greatest and most learned of all Bahá'í scholars" about Alexander Tumansky; on meeting Abdu'l-Bahá; and on the meaning of angels, resurrection, civilization, tests, angels, holy spirit, and the saying "Knowledge is twenty-seven letters."
  292. Shoghi Effendi. Letters and Extracts of Writings from the Guardian Published in the US Bahá'í News 1924 - 1934 (1924).
  293. Shoghi Effendi. Letters to Australia and New Zealand (1971).
  294. Jose Luis Marques Utrillas. Julien Hagelstein, trans. Lettres à un bon catholique (1987). Translation of "Letters to a Good Catholic," in which Spanish Bahá'í Utrillas narrates his personal adventure, his inner crises and mental readjustments, his experience as a post-conciliar priest, and his secularization
  295. Bahá'u'lláh. Libro de Certeza (1995). Spanish translation of Kitab-i-Iqán, The Book of Certitude.
  296. Myron Henry Phelps and Bahiyyih Khanum. Life and Teachings of Abbas Effendi (1903). Abdu'l-Bahá's life, as told by his sister Bahiyyih Khanum in 1903, with additional experiences by Myron Phelps.
  297. Rajwantee Lakshiman-Lepain. Life of Thomas Breakwell, The (1998). Breakwell (1872–1902) was a religious seeker who became a Bahá'í in Paris in 1901, the first Englishman to become a Bahá'í as well as the first westerner to contribute to the Huqúqu'lláh.
  298. Ahang Rabbani, trans. Lifetime with 'Abdu'l-Bahá, A: Reminiscences of Khalíl Shahídí (2008). Extensive recollections of four decades with the Holy Family in the time of Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. Includes appendices on the next Manifestation, Bahá'í holy days, avoidance of tobacco, penmanship, and observations on daily life of the time.
  299. Alan Bryson. Light after Death: The Baha'i Faith and the Near-Death Experience (1993). The parallels between the NDE and the Bahá'í writings concerning life after death.
  300. Light of Baha'u'llah, The: An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith (1974). General introductory book: Bahá'í history, life of Bahá'u'lláh, spiritual teachings, social teachings, Bahá'í laws, administration, community life, and progressive revelation.
  301. Shoghi Effendi. Light of Divine Guidance: Volume 1 (1982).
  302. Shoghi Effendi. Light of Divine Guidance: Volume 2 (1985).
  303. George Orr Latimer. Light of the World, The (1920). A book chronicling Latimer's time in the Holy Land; includes words of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  304. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 1: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2000). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  305. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 10: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2009). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  306. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 11: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2010). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  307. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 12: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2011). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  308. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 13: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2012). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  309. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 14: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2013). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  310. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 15: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2014). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  311. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 16: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2015). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  312. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 17: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2016). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  313. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 18: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2017). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  314. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 19: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2018). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  315. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 2: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2001). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  316. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 20: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2019). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  317. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 3: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2002). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  318. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 4: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2003). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  319. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 5: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2004). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  320. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 6: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2005). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  321. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 7: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2006). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  322. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 8: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2007). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  323. Iraj Ayman, ed. Lights of 'Irfán Book 9: Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars (2008). Papers delivered at Irfan Colloquia.
  324. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Helen Bassett Hornby, comp. Lights of Guidance: A Bahá'í Reference File (1988). The classic Bahá'í reference book. This is its first online edition.
  325. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Helen Bassett Hornby, comp. Lights of Guidance (second part): A Bahá'í Reference File (1988). Part 2 of the classic Bahá'í reference book. This is its first online edition.
  326. E. G. Browne. Literary History of Persia: Volumes 1-4 (1902). The essential text for students of Iranian literature through the ages.
  327. E. G. Browne. Literary History of Persia, Volume 4: Modern Times (1500-1924) (1928). Volume 4 contains the first extensive catalogue of Bábí and Bahá'í literature published in English. To this day, the four-volume set is an essential text for students of Iranian literature.
  328. Lesley Shams. Little Book of Comfort / Librito Reconfortante (2015). The reason for suffering and tools to transform it; words of comfort and prayers. La razón del suframiento y herramientas para transformarlo; palabras de consuelo y oraciones.
  329. Shoghi Effendi Universal House of Justice, comp. Llamado a las Naciones (1977). Spanish translation of Call to the Nations, selected writings of Shoghi Effendi.
  330. Stephen D. Dighton. Locked In: A Medical Mystery (1996). A presentation of the principles of the Bahá'í Faith as lived by an ordinary person in an extraordinary situation.
  331. Jack McLean. Love That Could Not Wait, A: The Remarkable Story of Knights of Baha'u'llah Catherine Heward Huxtable and Clifford Huxtable (2016). The story of the Canadian Knights of Bahá'u'lláh, Catherine Heward Huxtable and husband Cliff Huxtable, who opened the southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia to the Bahá'í Faith in October, 1959.
  332. Robert Stockman. Love's Odyssey: The Life of Thornton Chase (1999). Detailed overview of the first American Bahá'í. Provided in draft form as "Love's Odyssey" as well as a link to the PDF published as Thornton Chase: The First American Bahá'í.
  333. Barbara R. Sims. Macau Bahá'í Community in the Early Years (1991). Brief overview of the history of Macau, and a detailed account of Bahá'í involvement 1953-1975, and stories of early believers.
  334. M. V. Gandhimohan. Mahatma Gandhi and the Bahá'ís: Striving towards a Nonviolent Civilization (2000). Review of Ghandi's comments about the Faith as well as relationships between his ideas and those of the religion.
  335. Abdu'l-Bahá and Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani. Mohi Sobhani, trans. Mahmúd's Diary: The Diary of Mírzá Mahmúd-i-Zarqání Chronicling 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey to America (1998). Extensive account of the 1912 travels of Abdu'l-Bahá in the West.
  336. Boris Handal. Mahoma, Profeta de Dios (2005). Overview of the life of Muhammad and the teachings of the Qur'an, and world Islamic culture.
  337. Fuad Izadinia. Major Opus, The: A Study of the German Templers Movement and Its Relationship with the Bahá'í Faith (2014). The story of the journey of two parallel movements to the Holy Land in 1868: the Bahá'ís from Iran and the Templars from Germany. Includes early descriptions of Haifa from both sources, comparative translations of the Tablet to G. Hardegg, and more.
  338. Melanie Smith and Paul Lample. Major Themes of the Creative Word: Series of Books for Deepening and Studying (1987). Five activity books "designed to draw the student into a study of the profound concepts found in the Bahá’í Revelation." Youth Can Move the World, The Significance of Bahá’u’lláh’s Revelation, Spiritual Conquest of the Planet, The Covenant, etc.
  339. Udo Schaefer and Nicola Towfigh et al. Geraldine Schuckelt, trans. Making the Crooked Straight: A Contribution to Baha'i Apologetics [excerpt] (2000). Front- and back-matter of the book only: Contents, Preface, Introduction, Conclusion, Bibliography, Index.
  340. Charles Mason Remey. Mashrak-el-Azkar: Descriptive of the Bahá'í temple (1917). Preliminary designs for the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkár to be built in America, showing nine varying treatments in different styles of architecture; includes discussions of the Ashkhabad temple and Bahá'í history, and a 1908 letter to Star of West.
  341. E. G. Browne, comp. Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion (1918). An early collection of historical documents related to Bahá'í and Bábí studies. (Not fully complete.)
  342. Judith Hatcher, comp. Meaning of Suffering and the Mystery of Sacrifice, The: Selections from the Bahá'í Holy Writings (2007).
  343. Abdu'l-Bahá. Marzieh Gail, trans. Memorials of the Faithful (1971). 'Abdu'l-Bahá's volume of short biographies of Bábí and Bahá'í figures and heroes, translated from the original Persian text and annotated by Marzieh Gail.
  344. Youness Khan Afroukhteh. Riaz Masrour, trans. Memories of Nine Years in Akka (1952). Translation of Khatirát-i-Nuh-Saliy-i-‘Akká, the memoirs of Dr. Yúnis Afrukhtih, who served ‘Abdu’l-Bahá as secretary and interpreter from 1900-1909. Includes discussion of the history of Covenant-breaking.
  345. Ahang Rabbani, ed. Memories of the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Memoirs of Mírzá Habíbu'lláh Afnán (2005). Autobiography of a close confidant of the holy family. Includes appendices on Bahá'í historical places in Shiraz, the Afnán family genealogy, and excerpts from Houshmand Fatheazam’s diary
  346. Guy Murchie. Men on the Horizon (1932). Lengthy travel diary, the first book of a renowned journalist, war correspondent, and author/artist who would adopt the Bahá'í Faith in 7 years and published more extensively on Bahá'í-inspired themes explicitly after 1955.
  347. Universal House of Justice. Geoffrey W. Marks, comp. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age (1996).
  348. Universal House of Justice. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1968-1973 (1976).
  349. Shoghi Effendi. Iran Furutan Muhajir, comp. Messages of Shoghi Effendi to the Indian Subcontinent: 1923-1957 (1995). Revised and expanded version of Dawn of a New Day.
  350. Shoghi Effendi. Messages to America (1947). Selected messages to the American Bahá'ís from Shoghi Effendi from 1932 to 1946.
  351. Shoghi Effendi. Messages to Canada (1965).
  352. Shoghi Effendi. Messages to Canada: 1999 edition (1999). Updated and expanded version of the 1965 book.
  353. Shoghi Effendi. Messages to the Antipodes (Australasia) (1997).
  354. Shoghi Effendi. Messages to the Bahá'í World (1971). General messages of Shoghi Effendi to the Bahá'ís, written between 1950 and 1957.
  355. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Milly: A Tribute to The Hand of the Cause of God Amelia E. Collins (1977). A moving personal biographical history of Amelia Collins.
  356. William S. Hatcher. Minimalism: A Bridge between Classical Philosophy and the Bahá'í Revelation (2004). An application of modern relational logic retroactively to problems in classical philosophy such as the existence and nature of God reveals answers which remarkably coincide with the answers found in the Bahá'í scriptures.
  357. Universal House of Justice and Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Ministry of the Custodians: An Account of the Stewardship of the Hands of the Cause 1957-1963 (1992). Account of the stewardship of the Hands of the Cause of God from 1957-63, from the passing of Shoghi Effendi to the election of the House, riding the waves of crisis to the moment of victory — the fulfillment of prophecy.
  358. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani. Juan Cole, trans. Miracles and Metaphors (1981). Collection of essays on metaphysical topics and Bahá'í answers to old religious controversies: are the Scriptures to be taken literally? Do miracles occur? What is an angel? Are the stories of the Old Testament to be believed?
  359. Anil Sarwal. Miracles in Religion: A Study of the miraculous in religion in context of the Baha'i Faith (1996). Guide to spirituality, offers insights on the purpose of religion, experiences of Himalayan masters, worship of gods and goddesses, idol worship, psychic phenomena, prayer, meditation, and fasting.
  360. Boris Handal. Mirza Mihdi: The Purest Branch (2017). Two excerpts from a book-length biography of the son of Bahá'u'lláh — "Akká, the Most Great Prison" (chapter 1) and "The Treasure of God in the Holy Land" (chapter 9) —  which describe the life and martyrdom of Mirza Mihdi on 23 June 1870.
  361. George Townshend. Mission of Bahá'u'lláh, The: And Other Literary Pieces (1952). Poems, meditations, and essays, including "Nabíl’s history of the Báb," "Abdu’l-Bahá: A study of a Christlike character," "Queen Marie of Rumania and the Bahá’í Faith," "The wellspring of happiness," and "The genius of Ireland."
  362. Horace Holley. Modern Social Religion, The (1913). Early introduction to the Bahá'í Faith, its history, and its social teachings.
  363. Ignaz Goldziher. Mohammed and Islam (1917). Twelve pages on the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths — described as a modern movement within Islam which recognizes the religious evolution of mankind — covering history up to Abdu'l-Bahá's visit to the United States. Includes link to the complete book.
  364. Betty Bennett. Montana Baha'i History (1998). Collection of historical materials compiled between 1994-1998 and distributed at Montana summer schools.
  365. Louis E. Venters. "Most Great Reconstruction": The Bahá'í Faith in Jim Crow South Carolina, 1898-1965 (2010). The Faith enjoyed a period of growth from the 1960s-1980s that was largely inspired by interracial teaching campaigns in the South. The Bahá'í movement in South Carolina was a significant, sustained response to racist ideologies. Link to thesis (offsite).
  366. Todd Lawson, ed. Most Noble Pattern, A: Collected Essays on the Writings of the Báb, `Alí Muhammad Shirazi (1819-1850) (2012). Sixteen essays by many of the leading specialists on the sometimes very difficult and challenging writings of the Báb. Includes link to audio recordings of a descendant of the Báb reading from his works.
  367. Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall. Mother's Stories: Recollections of Abdu'l-Bahá (1998). Stories of Abdu'l-Bahá and early Bahá'ís told by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1897-1984), daughter of Howard Colby Ives and Elizabeth Church Hoyt.
  368. Gamal Hassan. Moths Turned Eagles: The Spiritual Conquests of Sabri and Raissa Elias (2008). Introduction of the Bahá'í Faith to Ethiopia and Djibouti, and the activities of Gila Bahta.
  369. E. S. (Ethel Stefana) Stevens. Mountain of God, The (1911). Book excerpts, sympathetic portrayal by a non-Bahá'í of Abdu'l-Bahá and the small band of Bahá’ís who lived in Haifa and 'Akká early in 20th Century.
  370. Robert L. Gulick. Muhammad the Educator (1953). On the life of Muhammad from the standpoint of influence on world culture. What methods did he use to attain success, where other well-meaning and more influential persons had failed?
  371. Lowell Johnson. Mulla Husayn (1982). A biography of Mulla Husayn, the first Letter of the Living.
  372. Munirih Khanum. Sammireh Anwar Smith, trans. Munirih Khanum: Memoirs and Letters (1986). Autobiography of Khanum (1847-1938), the wife of Abdu'l-Bahá. Includes the arrangements for her marriage, her travel to Akka, her time with the wife of the Bab, and memorial letters written on the anniversaries of the passing of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  373. R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram. Music, Devotions, and Mashriqu'l-Adhkar (1987). An in-depth examination of the development of music and hymns within American Bahá'í devotional life, some history of the Chicago community, and the architecture and construction of the Wilmette temple. Includes sheet music and design plans.
  374. Ustad Muhammad-'Ali Salmani. My Memories of Baha'u'llah (1982). Memories of one of Baha'u'llah's companions during his exile.
  375. T. S. Anderson. My Wanderings in Persia (1880). Lengthy account of 19th-century travels through Iran. Includes one mention of the "Bawbees." Also includes appendix of distances and terrain from Teheran to other cities, important to a traveller on horseback.
  376. Iran Furutan Muhajir, comp. Mystery of God, The (1971). Text extracted from a book of rare photographs of 'Abdu'l-Bahá accompanied by extracts from the writings of Bahá'u'lláh, 'Abdu'l-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi.
  377. Annemarie Schimmel. Mystical Dimensions of Islam (1975). Detailed history of Sufism and its thought, Islamic theosophy, and Persian and Turkish mystical poetry. Book includes no mention of the Bahá'í Faith, but is quite relevant.
  378. Glenn A. Shook. Mysticism, Science and Revelation (1953). The essence of true religion is that feeling which unites man with God. Some mystics believes that man may become one with the Absolute, but this is not scientific. Differences between mystical experience and prophetic religion.
  379. al-Sharīf al-Raḍī. Tahera Qutbuddin, trans. Nahj al-Balághah: The Wisdom and Eloquence of 'Alí (2024). Critical edition and translation Imam Ali's orations and reflections, showcasing his wisdom on piety, virtue, and governance. No mention of the Bahá'í Faith.
  380. Hushmand Fatheazam. New Garden, The: An Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith (2002). A widely-shared introductory text summarizing Bahá'í history and teachings.
  381. Husayn Hamadani. E. G. Browne, trans. New History (tarikh-i-jadid) of Mirza Ali-Muhammed the Bab, The (1893). Detailed history of the Bab, translated into English. Also known as Tarikh-i Badi'-i Bayani.
  382. Stanwood Cobb. New Horizons for the Child (1934). Understanding the child; character training; home life; the child as an individual; limitations of activity education; children as creative and active beings; romanticism vs. classicism; builders of civilization. Includes 20 pages of childrens' poetry.
  383. Stanwood Cobb. New Leaven, The: Progressive Education and Its Effect upon the Child and Society (1928). On principles of the new education; revolutionizing pedagogy and transforming the child; importance of social engagement in schools; the ages of enrollment of children and preparatory schools, from nursery-primary through secondary school to college.
  384. Nathan Ward Fitzgerald. New Revelation, The: Its Marvelous Message (1905). Summary of the proclamation and teachings of the Bahá'í Faith by an early American believer.
  385. Jeanne de Corrales. Nine Days to Istanbul (1981). An incredible story of a mid January 1963 train journey.
  386. Charles Mason Remey. Observations of a Bahá'í Traveller, 1908 (1914). An account of travels among some Bahá'ís in Egypt, Israel, and Persia in 1908, written at the suggestion of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  387. Howard Colby Ives. Ocean of His Utterances, The (1963). Unpublished study course in the Revelation of Bahá'u'lláh using the books of Bahá'u'lláh, Abdu'l‑Baha, and Shoghi Effendi, compiled and with commentary by Ives. Not yet formatted.
  388. Roger White. One Bird, One Cage, One Flight: Homage to Emily Dickinson (1983). In over 100 poems, inspired by themes and images from Dickinson's letters and poetry, White narrates her life from age 14 until her death in 1886, salutes her wit, and pays tribute to her person.
  389. Mary Hanford Ford. Oriental Rose, The: The Teachings of Abdul Baha Which Trace the Chart of "The Shining Pathway" (1910). Early summary of the history of the Faith by a pilgrim who met Abdu'l-Bahá, including content from Nicolas' book Seyyed Ali Mohammed Dit Le Bab.
  390. Eberhard von Kitzing. Origin of Complex Order in Biology: Abdu'l-Baha's concept of the originality of species compared to concepts in modern biology (2001). The purpose and destiny of our human life is shown to be compatible with the facts of biology and paleontology.
  391. Lowell Johnson. Our Beloved Guardian: An Introduction to the Life and Work of Shoghi Effendi (1993). A comprehensive summary biography of Shoghi Effendi. Includes glossary of some antiquated English words and their contemporary or simplified English equivalents. Introduction by Marguerite Sears.
  392. Dana Paxson. Out of Plato's Cave: A Dream Journey of Science, Philosophy, and Spirit, Featuring Crashes of Memoir, Dashes of Song and Rhyme, Florid Stagings of Drama, Wise Birds, Hungry Beasts, and a Garnish of Rebellious Footnotery (2017). Book-length essay on the consistency of science and religion, treated as a work of fiction about the journey of the main character Will, who is accompanied by the mysterious Jeddin and other strange beings; includes many selections from the Writings.
  393. Bahá'u'lláh. Palabras Ocultas, Las (n.d.). Spanish translation of Hidden Words. Translator and date not known.
  394. Fuad Izadinia. Panama, The Crossroads between the Continents: The Story of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in Panama 1939-1972 (2015). History of the first Bahá'í community in Panama, including a photo album; biographies of Martha Root, Mathew Kaszab, Louise Caswell, Cora Oliver, Julie Lois Regal, Hascle Cornbleth–Colon, Alfred Osborne, Raquel Francois, Clare Hamilton, Blanca De Campos.
  395. Christopher Buck. Paradise and Paradigm: Key Symbols in Persian Christianity and the Bahá'í Faith (1999). Study of Bahá'í and Christian symbology, the "first academic monograph comparing Christianity and the Bahá'í Faith."
  396. Abdu'l-Bahá. Paris Talks (1972). Transcribed from translations of talks given by ʻAbdu'l-Bahá while in Paris in 1912; not yet compared to Persian originals and so unauthenticated.
  397. Bahá'u'lláh. Pasajes do los Escritos de Bahá'u'lláh (n.d.). Spanish translation of Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh.
  398. Shoghi Effendi and Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield. Passing of Abdu'l-Baha, The (1922). A compilation on the last days of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, his funeral, and tributes on his behalf. Later published in abridged form in World Order.
  399. Charles Mason Remey. Peace of the World, The (1919). "A brief treatise upon the spiritual teaching of the Bahai religion with particular regard to its application to the great problem, now before the nations, of the establishment of an enduring world peace."
  400. Percy Molesworth Sykes. Persia (1922). 3-page overview of early Bábí history. Complete book is included, for historical interest.
  401. George N. Curzon. Persia and the Persian Question, volume I (1892). In Moojan Momen's "The Bábí and Bahá'í Religions 1844-1944: Some Contemporary Western Accounts" (1981), p. 45, the work is described: "One of the most remarkable books ever to appear on Persia…", reviewed through p. 47 and used many times beyond.
  402. E. G. Browne. Persian Revolution of 1905-1909, The (1910). Includes discussion of Bahá'ís and Bábís in "Attitude of Bahá’ís towards Persian Politics" (pp. 424-429) and "The Assassination of Nasiru'd-Din Shah" (60-62). Search text for Bábí for other references.
  403. Ernesto Fernandez. Platón, Leonardo y el sistema del Monte Carmelo (2012). The symbolic systems of Plato and Leonardo da Vinci, and their modern architectural representation in the Shrine of the Bab and the slopes of Mount Carmel. Includes English essay "Leonardo and his Vitruvian Man."
  404. Jack McLean. Poems in Latter Days, Some (2022). Poems written 2009-2022 on themes from incidents in everyday life, eulogies to friends who have passed and others still living, metaphysical poems inspired by the spiritual quest, and the many faces of love.
  405. Howard Colby Ives. Portals to Freedom (1983). A collection of anecdotes and history of Abdu'l-Bahá's travels to the United States, as told by one observer.
  406. Duane L. Herrmann. Praise the King of Glory: New and Selected Poems (2017). 9 poems, selected by the author, from a collection published to celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh. Many of the poems refer to events in the life of Bahá’u’lláh.
  407. Bahá'u'lláh. Prayers and Meditations (1988).
  408. Edward C. Getsinger and Lua Getsinger et al. Prayers, Tablets, Instructions and Miscellany: Gathered by American Visitors to the Holy City During the Summer of 1900 (1900). Around the time of Kheiralla's defection, Abdu'l-Bahá selected some texts on the Covenant which, along with pilgrim's notes of the second party of American Bahá'ís to visit Akka, were translated and published as this book.
  409. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Prescription for Living (1950). Thoughts on how to weave a happy individual life and a happy, united, world life: on love and marriage, death, work, habits, sorrow and trial, and the Bahá'í teachings.
  410. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Priceless Pearl, The (1969). The classic biography of The Guardian, written by his wife.
  411. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al la commission de traduction, trans. Prières bahá'íes: Un choix de prières révélées par Bahá'u'lláh, le Báb et 'Abdu'l-Bahá (2002). Traduction de Bahá'í Prayers.
  412. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Prince of Martyrs, The: A brief account of the Imam Husayn (1977). The story of the Third Imam, whose death in the year 680 became a pivotal event for Shi'i Islam.
  413. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United Kingdom, comp. Principles of Bahá'í Administration (1950). A guide to procedure in the life and organic activity of the Bahá'í community, prepared from three main sources from the US National Spiritual Assembly: Bahá'í Administration, Bahá'í Procedure, and Bahá'í Community.
  414. William Sears. Prisoner and the Kings, The (1971). A historical account of Bahá'u'lláh's world-changing letters that He sent as a prisoner to the religious and secular leaders between 1867 and 1873.
  415. Wellesley Tudor Pole. Private Dowding: The personal story of a soldier killed in battle (1966). A record of a soldier in WWI allegedly "channeled" to Pole from the afterlife.
  416. Bahá'u'lláh Universal House of Justice, comp. Proclamación de Bahá'u'lláh a los Reyes y Dirigentes del Mundo, La (1978). Spanish translation of Proclamation of Bahá'u'lláh.
  417. Bahá'u'lláh. Proclamation of Bahá'u'lláh (1978). Excerpts from Baha'u'llah's letters to the kings and leaders of the world.
  418. George Townshend. Promise of All Ages, The (1934). Overview of Bahá'í teachings: a "sketch of the religious teaching of Bahá’u’lláh on the subject of the unity of mankind and the establishment in this century of a universal and permanent peace."
  419. Shoghi Effendi. Promised Day is Come, The (1980). A book-length letter written by Shoghi Effendi to the Bahá’ís of the West, dated 28 March 1941, about Bahá'u'lláh's letters to the kings and rulers, and their relation to historical events.
  420. Anne King Sadeghpour. Promoting Peace: 100 Years of the Baha'i Faith in Santa Paula, California, 1914-2014 (2017). Detailed history of the community in southern California, including references to Marzieh Gail, Ethelwyn Drew Hall, Florence Mayberry, Molly King, the Yamamotos, Asadullah Fadil-i-Mazandarani, Guy Murchie, Isabella Brittingham, Louise Waite, et al.
  421. Abdu'l-Bahá. Promulgation of Universal Peace (1982). A collection of transcriptions of 140 talks delivered by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá during the nine months in 1912 when he travelled across the United States and Canada.
  422. Peter Terry. Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Compilation of texts related to proofs of prophethood, as found in the writings of Bahá'u'lláh, the Báb, Abdu'l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and in the Sacred Writings of various religions.
  423. Peter Terry. Proofs of the Prophets: Contents (2008). Links to a series-in-progress of compilations and commentary.
  424. Hossain Danesh. Psychology of Spirituality, The: From Divided Self to Integrated Self (2000). Explores what is the nature of human reality, the purpose of human life, transcendence, and whether we have free will, using case histories, in-depth analysis, and practical examples. First 3 chapters only.
  425. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Bonnie J. Taylor, comp. Pupil of the Eye, The: African Americans in the World Order of Bahá'u'lláh (1998). A compilation of references in the Bahá'í writings to African-Americans and those of African descent.
  426. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Canada, comp. Quickeners of Mankind: Pioneering in a World Community (1980). Quotations about the theory and practice of pioneering and "travel teaching." Includes stories about pioneers, and a small selection of texts from Marion Jack.
  427. Todd Lawson. Qur'an Commentary of Sayyid 'Alí Muhammad, the Báb, The: Doctoral dissertation (1987). A study of the Báb's two earliest works, partial commentaries on the Qur'an entitled "Tafsír súrat al-baqara" and "Tafsír súrat Yúsuf" (aka The Qayyum al-Asma), in an attempt to appreciate the Bab's attitude towards the Qur'an.
  428. Maye Harvey Gift and Alice Simmons Cox. Race and Man: A Compilation (1943). A collection of words of scientists, sociologists and educators, arranged to present the problem of race relations in this modern world and the solutions as great thinkers envision them, followed by Bahá'í teachings on the same topics.
  429. Barbara R. Sims. Raising the Banner in Korea: An Early Bahá'í History (1996). Bahá'í activities in Korea 1921-1988.
  430. Badi Shams. Random Thoughts of a Mystic Economist (2016). Collection of 61 articles published on
  431. Horace Holley. Read-Aloud Plays (1916). Nine short plays. Contains no mention of the Bahá'í Faith.
  432. Stanwood Cobb. Real Turk, The (1914). Reflections on three years spent in Turkey during the rise of the Young Turk Party and the downfall of Abdul Hamid; the character of the Turkish, their temperament, and their way of looking at life.
  433. Reality magazine: Volumes 3-4 (1921). Twenty-four issues, Volumes 3:1 (January 1921) through 4:12 (December 1921) of a short-lived journal designed to promote "liberal" approaches to the Bahá'í Faith.
  434. Seena Fazel, ed. Reason and Revelation: New Directions in Bahá'í Thought (2002). Selected articles published earlier in Bahá'í Studies Review.
  435. Thomas Kelly Cheyne. Reconciliation of Races and Religions, The (1914). Early history of the Bábí and Bahá'í movements, life stories of their participants, and their contemporary religious context, written by a distinguished British Biblical scholar.
  436. Various National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Ecuador, comp. Recuerdos de los amigos del Consejero Raúl Pavón Mejía: Padre de la enseñanza a los indígenas en Ecuador (2008). Compendium of stories and testimonies from the many friends who shared life and Faith with this renowned teacher to the indigenous peoples of Ecuador. Includes five pages of poetry, at end.
  437. Pierre Daoust. Réflexions intimes sur le Kitáb-i-Aqdas (2022). Un petit recueil de réflexions; une sorte de voyage dans un domaine aux multiples paysages, qui donnera l'envie à d'autres de lire le Kitáb-i-Aqdas et d'être eux aussi touchés par sa profondeur, sa sagesse, et sa beauté.
  438. David Russell Garcia. Kees Poolman, trans. Reis naar het Hart van de Qur'án: Het Heilige Boek van de islam voor hen die nadenken (door een niet-moslim) (2022). Een overzicht van de Koran en zijn thema's: islam versus het christendom; wetten, geestelijke en sociale principes; heilige oorlog en vechten; redenen achter de reputatie van de islam als een oorlogsreligie; apocalypse.
  439. William Sears. Release the Sun (1960). Millennialism gripped many around the world during the early 19th century. While Christians expected the return of Christ, a wave of expectation swept through Islam that the "Lord of the Age" would appear. This is a living history of that period.
  440. J. R. Richards. Religion of the Bahá'ís, The (1932). A book-length overview from an outsider's perspective, written by a missionary in Shiraz for his Christian audience.
  441. Christopher Buck. Religious Myths and Visions of America: How Minority Faiths Redefined America's World Role (2009). A celebration of America’s religious diversity, showing how this multi-faith nation can and should play a leading role in promoting peace and goodwill among races, religions and nations, both at home and abroad. (2-chapter excerpt)
  442. Lowell Johnson. Remember My Days: The Life-Story of Bahá'u'lláh (1980). Biography of the prophet-founder of the Bahá'í Faith.
  443. Charles Mason Remey. Reminiscences of the Summer School Green Acre Eliot, Maine (1949). On the evolution of Green Acre from a meeting place for New England intellectuals and religious speakers into a Bahá'í-managed summer school; Sarah Farmer's family and her personal difficulties; personalities of some early Bahá'ís; anecdotes by Remey.
  444. Julio Savi. Remoteness: Selected Poems (2002). A lengthy collection of poems, some originally written in Italian and translated to English by the author.
  445. Faizi Alves, comp. Resolve to Gain the Victory over Your Own Selves (2013). Passages from the writings of Bahá'u'lláh related to personal growth.
  446. Robert Stockman and Jonah Winters. Resource Guide for the Scholarly Study of the Bahá'í Faith (1997). A comprehensive research and educational tool for the student or teacher of the Bahá'í Faith. Includes curriculum guides, lecture outlines, annotated bibliographies, and lists of educational materials.
  447. John S. Hatcher, ed. Reunion with the Beloved: Poetry and Martyrdom (2004). Poetry by or in honor of early Bábí and Bahá'í martyrs. Includes foreword by Hushmand Fatheazam, and discussion of the concept of martyrdom, cultural issues, and history of persecutions.
  448. Paul Lample. Revelation and Social Reality: Learning to Translate What Is Written into Reality (2009). The nature of change in social reality, Bahá’í understanding and practice, learning and growth, participating in the advancement of society, and problems of knowledge and power.
  449. Adib Taherzadeh. Revelation of Baha'u'llah volume 1: Baghdad, 1853-63 (1974). Link to formatted book (offsite).
  450. Adib Taherzadeh. Revelation of Baha'u'llah volume 2: Adrianople, 1863-1868 (1977). Link to formatted book (offsite).
  451. Adib Taherzadeh. Revelation of Baha'u'llah volume 3: `Akká, The Early Years, 1868-77 (1983). Link to formatted book (offsite).
  452. Adib Taherzadeh. Revelation of Baha'u'llah volume 4: Mazra'ih & Bahjí, 1877-92 (1987). Link to formatted book (offsite).
  453. Isabella D. Brittingham, comp. Revelation of Bahaullah in a Sequence of Four Lessons, The (1902). One of the earliest English-language histories of the Faith, written to prove the truth of Bahá'u'lláh's revelation through Biblical prophecy.
  454. Jack McLean, ed. Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspectives on a Bahá'í Theology (1997). Essays on religious unity, interreligious dialogue, apophatic and liberation theologies, the spiritual foundations of science, the hermetic tradition, and existential theism.
  455. Geoffrey Cameron and Tahirih Danesh. Revolution without Rights?, A: Women, Kurds and Baha'is searching for equality in Iran (2008). Discussion from the Foreign Policy Centre in London on the religious, legal, and social obstacles to equality faced by women, Bahá'ís, and Kurds in Iran; comparing the experiences of these groups; evaluating actions of the Iranian government (91 pages)
  456. Denis MacEoin. Rituals in Babism and Baha'ism (1994). On practices of prayer, invocations, talismans, jewelry, fasting, purity, birth, death, marriage, festivals, pilgrimage, and Feast. Includes 26 appendices with texts and translations.
  457. Yuhanna Dawud, comp. River of Life, The: A Selection from the Teachings of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1914). An early book-length compilation, edited and translated by Dawud.
  458. Ruhi Institute. Ruhi book series (1987). Published volumes of the Ruhi Institute books. (Links to documents, offsite.)
  459. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Miguel Gil, trans. Rúhíyyih Khánum (2024). Amatu'l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum, autora, dramaturga, directora de cine, poeta, embajadora bahá'í y, sobre todo, esposa del Guardián de la Fe bahá'í, Shoghi Effendi Rabbani, a quien ‘Abdu’l-Bahá describió como la Señal de Dios sobre la tierra.
  460. Abdu'l-Bahá. Sabiduria de 'Abdu'l-Bahá, La (1996). Spanish translation of Paris Talks.
  461. Margaret Caton. Sacred Refrains: Arabic and Persian Dhikrs in the Bahá'í Community (2024). introduction to dhikr (remembrances) and the use of music in Bahá'í spiritual practices; 74 recordings from 58 sacred texts, including original Arabic and Persian languages with English translation, music transcription, and historical context.
  462. Moojan Momen, ed. Scripture and Revelation: Papers presented at the First Irfan Colloquium (1997).
  463. John Danesh, ed. Search for Values: Ethics in Bahá'í Thought (2004). This book is a first attempt by several Bahá'í scholars to come to terms with the implications of a Bahá'í system of ethics in modern life, from the university to the family.
  464. David Yamartino. Second Coming, The: A Biblical Approach to Understanding the Evidence that Christ has Returned (2012). Biblical principles for investigation of truth; the resurrection of Christ, prophecies fulfilled by Bahá’u’lláh; the ancestry of Bahá’u’lláh, descendant of King David.
  465. Abdu'l-Bahá. Marzieh Gail, trans. Secret of Divine Civilization (1957). Originally issued anonymously in 1875, this was ʻAbdu'l-Bahá's program for the developmental reform of society within an Iranian context.
  466. Stanwood Cobb. Security for a Failing World (1934). An overview of the influence of religion on the world and its relation to modern problems. Bahá'í precepts are included in the text without the work being a strictly introductory work on the Bahá'í Faith.
  467. Abdu'l-Bahá Universal House of Justice, comp. Selección de los Escritos de 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1985). Spanish translation of Selections from the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  468. Báb, The. Habib Taherzadeh, trans. Selección de los Escritos del Báb: Compilado por el Departamento de Investigación de la Casa Universal de Justicia (1982). Spanish translation of Selections from the Writings of The Báb.
  469. Universal House of Justice. Barbara R. Sims, comp. Selected Communications Concerning the North East Asia Area including Japan (1994). Compilation of letters from, or on behalf of, the Universal House of Justice, in both English and Japanese.
  470. Bahá'u'lláh. Selected Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1942). Early 42-page compilation, primarily highlights from the Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh.
  471. David Hofman, comp. Selections from Bahá'í Scripture (1941). Lengthy early compilation.
  472. Abdu'l-Bahá. Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Bahá (1978).
  473. Báb, The. Habib Taherzadeh, trans. Selections from the Writings of the Báb (1982).
  474. Adrienne Morgan and Dempsey Morgan. Servants of the Glory: A Chronicle of Forty Years of Pioneering (2017). Memoirs of a black couple from the United States who lived and spread the Bahá’í Faith in across parts of east Asia and Africa in the 1950s-1980s. Text by Dempsey Morgan, poems by Adrienne Morgan. Link to document offsite.
  475. Bahá'u'lláh. Marzieh Gail, trans. Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, The (1991). Bahá’u’lláh's most well-known mystical works, written in Baghdad after his return from Kurdistan in 1856.
  476. A.L.M. Nicolas. Seyyèd Ali Mohammed, dit le Bâb (1905). The first detailed biography of The Bab written in a Western language.
  477. Marzieh Gail. Sheltering Branch, The (1959). The life and teachings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  478. Dwight M. Donaldson. Shi'ite Religion, The: A History of Islam in Persia and Irak (1933). An early history of Shí'ís, including a section on Shaykhism and the Bábís.
  479. Ali Nakhjavani. Shoghi Effendi: Author of Teaching Plans (2006). Detailed history of the Guardian's teaching plans, their goals and methods; observations about duties of individual believers and Institutions; how to best conduct effective Teaching. Includes Q&A supplement.
  480. Ugo Giachery. Shoghi Effendi: Recollections (1973). Biography of Shoghi Effendi from the close standpoint of the author's personal experiences.
  481. Ali Nakhjavani. Shoghi Effendi: The Range and Power of His Pen (2006). The evolving style of the Guardian's writings; comparison of different periods of his writing; his translations; his writings in Persian and Arabic.
  482. Moojan Momen. Short Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith, A (1997). An introduction to the teachings, beliefs, practices, and history of the Bahá'í Faith.
  483. Bahá'u'lláh. Siete Valles y Los Cuatro Valles, Los (1989). Spanish translation of Seven Valleys and Four Valleys.
  484. Universal House of Justice. Siglo de la Luz (2001). Spanish translation of Century of Light.
  485. Wellesley Tudor Pole. Silent Road: In the light of personal experience (1960). PDF of the entire book, followed by a short HTML-formatted excerpt about the "healing miracles" of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  486. Stanwood Cobb. Simla, a Tale of Love (1919). A Hindu legend retold in poetic form: a story of love and devotion that reconciles flesh and spirit, love and life, the world and the soul.
  487. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 1 (1996). Selected papers presented at the first Singapore Bahá'í Studies Conference, held at the Singapore Bahá'í Centre, April 1996.
  488. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 2 (1997). Papers on the topic of the fundamental unity of religions, some of which began as talks given at the second Singapore Bahá'í Studies conference, April 1997.
  489. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 3 (1998). Papers on the topic of spirit and the never-ending journey of the soul, originally delivered at the third Bahá'í Studies conference in Singapore, April 1998.
  490. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 4 (1999). Papers on challenges for the New Millennium, some of which began as talks at the fourth Singapore ABS Conference, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Inter-Religious Organisation of Singapore.
  491. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 5 (2000). Papers on Chinese culture and its place amongst the world's spiritual traditions, some of which were delivered at the fifth Singapore Association for Bahá'í Studies conference, April 2000.
  492. Anjam Khursheed, ed. Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review: Volume 6 (2001). Papers on the topic of dialogue among civilizations, some of which were presented at the sixth Singapore Association for Bahá'í Studies conference, April 2001.
  493. John B. Cornell, comp. Six Lessons on Bahá'í Law: A Deepening Course for Bahá'ís (1974). Principles of the Faith; justice and mercy; laws for the individual vs society; jurisdiction; civil law.
  494. Marzieh Gail. Six Lessons on Islam (1953). A brief overview of Islam, particularly Shi'a Islam, and its relevance to the Bahá'í Faith.
  495. Universal House of Justice. Six-Year Plan, 1986 (1986). Outline of Bahá'í goals for 1986-1992, and collection of letters from the House.
  496. Kenneth D. Stephens. So Great a Cause!: A Surprising New Look at the Latter Day Saints (1973). A thorough overview of parallels in the thought of Mormonism and the Bahá'í Faith. Book offsite, available free online as a temporary loan.
  497. Howard Colby Ives. Song Celestial, The (1938). Book-length poem about the search for God, in which a seeker asks God various questions, and God responds.
  498. Denis MacEoin. Sources for Early Bábí Doctrine and History, The: A Survey (1992). Thorough, annotated list of writings and sources relevant to Bahá'í historical research. Includes index of first lines and titles of writings of The Báb (see scan #1).
  499. Henry Corbin. Nancy Pearson, trans. Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth: From Mazdean Iran to Shi'ite Iran (1977). An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi'ite concepts of spirit-body identity. Includes descriptions of cosmologies in Zoroastrian, Shi'i Islamic and Shaykhi philosophies.
  500. Eric Hammond, comp. Splendour of God, The: Being Extracts from the Sacred Writings of the Bahais (1909). An early overview of Bábí and Bahá'í history, along with early translations of Seven Valleys, Hidden Words, and selected texts from other tablets.
  501. Ali-Kuli Khan. Terry Nelson Randolph, ed. Spontaneous Talks by Dr. Khan, at His Sunday Morning Classes, Answering Some of His 95 Questions (2013). Proofs of the Bahá'í Faith, written by a prominent translator and companion of Abdu'l-Bahá. Includes short biography of Khan regarding the history of this document, with photographs.
  502. Albert R. Windust, ed. Star of the West Volume 1 (1910).
  503. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, comp. Stewardship and Development (2005). Deepening tool for understanding the spiritual nature of giving, and a reference tool for use by NSAs and their treasurers. Includes previously-untranslated passages.
  504. Haji Mirza Haydar-Ali. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, trans. Stories from The Delight of Hearts: The Memoirs of Hájí Mírzá Haydar-'Alí (1980). Anecdotes and history, a personal glimpse of the Middle East in the 19th century, as told by a follower of Bahá'u'lláh and companion of Abdu'l-Bahá.
  505. Farnaz Ma'sumian. Story of the Prophets (2013). Biographies of nine Manifestations, from Abraham to Bahá'u'lláh. Designed for junior youth by a retired professor of world religions, it provides a compact source of information on the founders of the world's major religions in readable language.
  506. Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian. Substance Abuse: A Bahá'í Perspective (2000). Up-to-date information about diverse addictive substances that are widely abused worldwide, including alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, marijuana, and heroin. Written for both the general public, the health professional, and government policy-makers.
  507. Marzieh Gail. Summon Up Remembrance (1987). Memoir left by Ali-Kuli Khan, one of the first translators of Bahá'í Writings; writings of his wife Florence; other family papers and memories.
  508. Bahá'u'lláh. Summons of the Lord of Hosts (2002). A collection of the tablets of Baháʼu'lláh, written to the kings and rulers of the world during his exile in Adrianople and in the early years of his exile to the fortress town of Acre.
  509. Lorol Schopflocher. Sunburst (1937). Autobiography of the life story, and travels on behalf of the Bahá'í Faith, of prominent socialite and wife of the Hand of the Cause of God Siegfried Schopflocher. (Author name misspelled as Shofflocher.)
  510. Aziz Rohani, comp. Sweet and Enchanting Stories (2005). Stories and memoirs by and about ‘Abdu’l-Baha, Mirza Haydar ‘Ali, Zia Baghdadi, ‘Ali Akbar Furutan, Adib Tahirzadih, Abul-Qasim Faizi, and other loved and historic figures.
  511. Christopher Buck. Symbol and Secret: Qur'an Commentary in Baha'u'llah's Kitab-i-Iqan (1995). Comparative study of tafsir, exegesis, and theology in the Qur'an and the Kitab-i-Iqan. Includes Persian translation.
  512. Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi Shoghi Effendi, trans. Synopsis and Codification of the Laws and Ordinances of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas (1973). Original 1973 version, different than the version incorporated in the 1992 English translation of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas.
  513. Bahá'u'lláh. Tablas de Baha'u'llah Reveladas despues del Kitab-i-Aqdas (1988). Spanish translation (date unknown) of Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed after the Kitáb-i-Aqdas (1988).
  514. Abdu'l-Bahá. Tablas del Plan Divino, Las (n.d.). Spanish translation of Tablets of the Divine Plan.
  515. Corinne True and Mirza Hadi. Ameen Ullah Fareed, trans. Table Talks and Notes Taken at Acca (1907). Notes of a pilgrimage in 1907, and Abdu'l-Bahá's answers to questions posed by True, published as a book.
  516. George F. Winterburn and Rosa V. Winterburn. Youness Khan Afroukhteh, trans. Table Talks with Abdu'l-Baha (1908). Lengthy notes taken in February 1904, published as a 32-page book in July 1908 at the request of Thornton Chase.
  517. Bahá'u'lláh. Anton Haddad, trans. Tablet of the Temple (Súratu'l-Haykal): Two translations collated (1900). Translation by Anton Haddad combined with the few passages translated by Shoghi Effendi, collated by Sen McGlinn.
  518. Abdu'l-Bahá. Shoghi Effendi, trans. Tablet to Auguste Forel (1976). A letter of ʻAbdu'l-Bahá, in reply to questions asked by the Swiss scientist Auguste-Henri Forel, dated 21 September 1921.
  519. Abdu'l-Bahá. Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha: Volumes 1-3 (1915).
  520. Bahá'u'lláh. Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed after the Kitab-i-Aqdas (1988).
  521. Abdu'l-Bahá. Tablets of the Divine Plan (1993). 14 letters written by ʻAbdu'l-Bahá to Baháʼís in the United States and Canada between March 1916 and March 1917 on the goal of establishing the Bahá'í religion throughout the world.
  522. Ahmad Sohrab and Abdu'l-Bahá. Tablets, Instructions and Words of Explanation: For the Assemblies and Meetings of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada (1919). First publication of the entire Tablets of the Divine Plan.
  523. Bahá'u'lláh la commission de traduction, trans. Tablettes révélées après le Kitab-i-Aqdas (2021). Traduction de Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed after the Kitab-i-Aqdas.
  524. Barbara R. Sims. Taiwan Bahá'í Chronicle: An Historical Record of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in Taiwan (1994). Bahá'í activities in Taiwan and personal histories, 1952-1992. Includes earliest pamphlet published in Chinese.
  525. Abdu'l-Bahá. Payman Rowhani, comp. Talks of 'Abdu'l-Bahá - مجموعه خطابات حضرت عبدالبهاء: Including All Published Talks and Utterances in Persian and English (2020). Complete collection, in both Persian and English, of all of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's talks and spoken words.
  526. Julia M. Grundy. Ten Days in the Light of Akka (1907). A lengthy recollection of conversations with Abdu'l-Bahá and notes of his lectures.
  527. Ilona Sala Weinstein. Tending the Garden: A Biography of Emeric and Rosemary Sala (1998). Detailed story of two pioneers from Canada to South America and Africa, told through reference to letters, papers, and archival documents.
  528. Sharon M.P. Harper, ed. The Lab, the Temple, and the Market: Reflections at the Intersection of Science, Religion, and Development (2000). Essays on what faith, science, and international development have to offer one another; how religion affects globalization, peace, and the environment; how the roles and world views of science, religion, and development intersect in different cultures.
  529. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Canada. The Story of Mona: 1965-1983 (1985). Biography of Mona Mahmudnizhad, an Iranian teenager who, in 1983, together with nine other women, was sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz on the grounds of being a member of the Bahá'í Faith.
  530. Robert W. McLaughlin. These Perspicuous Verses: A passage from the Writings of Baha'u'llah (1982). Detailed study of a section from Ishraqat and Epistle to the Son of the Wolf.
  531. William Sears. Thief in the Night: The Case of the Missing Millennium (1961). In the early 19th-century there was world-wide and fervent expectation that during the 1840s the return of Christ would take place. Did this happen, or was it all a dream?
  532. Shoghi Effendi. This Decisive Hour: Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the North American Bahá'ís 1932-1946 (1992). Expanded version of Messages to America. Includes glossary of Bahá'í terms.
  533. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Three Meditations on the Eve of November Fourth (1970). Essays and poems written by Hand of the Cause A.Q. Faizi on the evening of Shoghi Effendi's death, November 4 1957.
  534. Elias Zohoori, comp. Throne of the Inner Temple, The (1985). Selections from the Bahá'í Writings about the human body, health and nutrition, purity and holiness, science and medicine, physical sickness, and spiritual healing.
  535. Keith Munro. Through the Eyes of Margaret Cousins: Irish and Indian Suffragette (2018). Biography of the co-founder of the Irish Women's Franchise League, a theosophist, who met both Martha Root and Shoghi Effendi.
  536. Charles Mason Remey. Through Warring Countries to the Mountain of God (1915). Experiences of two American Bahá'ís in France, England, and Germany on their way to visit Abdul-Baha in the Israel in 1914. Includes excerpt of address by Abdu'l-Bahá on proofs of the coming Prophet, and letter written by Abdul Sana to a friend in London.
  537. Universal House of Justice. To the Peoples of the World: A Bahá'í Statement on Peace by the Universal House of Justice (1985). Text of the October 24 1985 statement by the House of Justice addressed to the peoples of the world on the theme of peace, followed by 60 pages of Annotations: a compilation of relevant quotations and references, assembled by a team of ABS contributors.
  538. Stanwood Cobb. Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1951). On worries about the future; the New World Order; solutions of economic problems; prejudice; one world language; science and religion; education.
  539. Badi Shams. Towards a New Spiritual Economic System (2021). Collection of some of work on the concept of Baha’i economics. The goal is to simplify economics and make it accessible for the reader, and not use technical, economic vocabulary.
  540. Ali Nakhjavani. Towards World Order (2004). Transcripts of six talks given at a week-long course on the World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, sponsored by the NSA of Italy. Document includes compilation and outline.
  541. Barbara R. Sims. Sheridan Sims, ed. Traces That Remain: A Pictorial History of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith among the Japanese (1989). Extensive history of Bahá'í events and personages in Japan, 1914-1983.
  542. Abdu'l-Bahá. E.G. Browne, trans. Traveler's Narrative, A: Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb (1982). Reprint of Browne's original translation of 1891 but lacking all of Browne's notes.
  543. E. G. Browne and Abdu'l-Bahá. E.G. Browne, trans. Traveller's Narrative Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb, A (1891). Annotated translation of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's history of the Bábí and early Bahá'í movements, dated 1886; includes many historical appendices by Browne.
  544. Zia M. Bagdadi. Treasures of the East: The Life of Nine Oriental Countries (1930). Descriptions of nine "Treasures" — Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Jijaz (Arabia), Transjordania (Arabia), Persia, India, and Turkey — by an Iraqi physician who traveled to the U.S. and was instrumental in the establishment of several Bahá'í communities.
  545. Violette Nakhjavani. Tribute to Amatu'l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum, A (2000). Born Mary Maxwell in Montreal, Amatu’l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum’s life spanned almost the entire 20th century. To her husband, Shoghi Effendi, she was his "helpmate", "shield" and "tireless collaborator in the arduous tasks I shoulder."
  546. Boris Handal. Trilogy of Consecration, A: The Courier, the Historian and the Missionary (2020). On the lives of Shaykh Salmán, Nabil-i-A'zam and Mullá Sádiq, three important people in the early years of the Bahá'í Faith in Iran.
  547. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Elias Zohoori, comp. Trono del Espiritu, El: Enseñanzas Baha'is Sobre el Cuerpo Humano. Selecciones de Escrituras Bahá'ís sobre el cuerpo humano, su salud y nutrición, ciencia y medicina, enfermedad y curación espiritual. Spanish translation of The Throne of the Inner Temple.
  548. Adib Taherzadeh. Trustees of the Merciful: An Introduction to Bahá'í Administration (1972). The spirit that animates the Administrative Order of Bahá’u’lláh; spiritual attitudes that characterize members of the institutions of the Cause; unfoldment of the Administrative Order during the first 50 years of the Formative Age; statistical info.
  549. Universal House of Justice. Turning Point: Selected Messages of the Universal House of Justice and Supplementary Material 1996—2006 (2006). Forty-three letters, plans, and documents covering the Four-Year Plan of 1996-2000.
  550. Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Twenty-Five Years of the Guardianship (1948). An early account of Shoghi Effendi's ministry, written by his wife while he was still alive.
  551. Jack McLean. Under the Divine Lote Tree: Essays and Reflections (1999). 85 literary and theological existential essays on topics such as poetry, scripture, philosophy, spirituality, love, detachment, mysticism, joy, death, and theology.
  552. Shoghi Effendi. Unfolding Destiny (1981). Letters and telegrams by or on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to British Bahá'ís from 1922 to 1957. Those to Local Spiritual Assemblies listed separately. Includes biographical notes on British Bahá'ís in the order the names appear in the text.
  553. Barbara R. Sims. Unfurling the Divine Flag in Tokyo: An Early Bahá'í History (1998). History of Bahá'í activities in Japan, 1909-1994, and life stories of notable persons.
  554. Elizabeth Herrick. Unity Triumphant: The Call of the Kingdom (1925). An early introduction to the Bahá'í teachings and a testimony of faith in the revelation of Bahá'u'lláh.
  555. National Youth Committee, comp. Unrestrained as the Wind: A Life Dedicated to Bahá'u'lláh (1985). Compilation of quotations on topics of especial interest to Bahá'í youth.
  556. Boris Handal. Varqá and Rúhu'lláh: 101 Stories of Bravery on the Move (2020). On the lives of Varqa, the physician and talented poet, and his gifted adolescent son Ruhu'llah, who travelled across Iran to teach the Faith before being martyred in 1896.
  557. Duane Troxel, ed. Views of Akka, Haifa, Mt. Carmel, and Other Places: Photographs of "The Dwelling Place of the Most High," Authorized by Abdu'l-Baha (1911). Pictures of Akká taken between 1903-1911, with historical annotations and bibliographical data added later, in 2007 by Troxel and in 2008 by Cary Enoch Reinstein.
  558. Annamarie K. Honnold, comp. Vignettes from the Life of 'Abdu'l-Baha (1982). Compilation of inspiring anecdotes pertaining to the Bahá'í way of life as demonstrated by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the perfect Exemplar of Bahá'u'lláh's teachings, whose words and deeds were in total harmony and whose life serves as an example for all.
  559. Abdu'l-Bahá. Voluntad y Testamento de Abdu'l-Baha (n.d.). Spanish translation of Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.
  560. Eugene Flandin. Voyage en Perse (1851). A detailed travel diary, giving a sense of what Iran was like at the time of the Báb.
  561. David Russell Garcia. Voyage to the Heart of the Koran: The Holy Book of Islám for Thinking Minds (By a Non-Muslim) (2003). A lengthy overview of the Qur'án and its themes for a Bahá'í audience; holy war and fighting; reasons behind Islám's reputation as a war-like religion; theology of Islám vs. Christianity; laws and admonitions; spiritual and social principles; apocalypse.
  562. Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman. Way Out of No Way, A: Harlem Prep: Transforming Dropouts into Scholars, 1967-1977 (2016). History of Harlem preparatory school, one of the earliest alternative schools in the country, as told by its former assistant headmaster.
  563. Harry Liedtke. Wayfarer between Two Worlds, A: Recollections (2013). A chronicle of some of the highlights of the author's seventy-five years as a Bahá'í, and covering the years 1927-2022, including periods in Germany and Canada and historical events from each. Includes poems and photographs.
  564. Universal House of Justice. Wellspring of Guidance: Messages of the Universal House of Justice 1963-68 (1969). Collection of letters from the first years after the creation of the Universal House of Justice.
  565. Stanwood Cobb. What Is God? (1955). Poetic meditations on the nature of God and our search for the divine, "an attempt to open up vistas into the Infinite in a way that prose could not accomplish."
  566. Arthur Pillsbury Dodge. Whence? Why? Whither?: Man, things, other things (1907). Meditations on the purpose of humanity, the reality of religion, signs of the Kingdom, racism, and prophecies fulfilled. Includes response to a speech on politics and history by Cornell University president Andrew D. White. Not yet proofread.
  567. Universal House of Justice. Paul Lample, comp. Wider Horizon: Selected Messages of the Universal House of Justice 1983-1992 (1992).
  568. Istvan Dely. Wildfire: Reflections on Music, Drama, and Dance (2006). Istvan Dely's reflections on music, dance and drama within the Bahá'í community.
  569. David Hofman. Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Baha: A Commentary (1945).
  570. Abdu'l-Bahá. Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Bahá (1992). 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Will and Testament consists of three parts - all three written in His own hand. The first one was revealed around 1905 and the second and third sometime around 1907.
  571. William Sears. Wine of Astonishment, The (1963). Discussion of Christian doctrines such as the ritual of baptism, the bread and the wine, confession and penance, the meaning of 'Son of God', the secret of the trinity, heaven and hell, and the meaning of the resurrection.
  572. Ahang Rabbani. Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History (1996). Multiple volumes of historical materials, translations, and original research.
  573. Shoghi Effendi. World Order of Bahá'u'lláh (1991). Letters written by the Guardian, 1929-1936.
  574. Wellesley Tudor Pole. Writing on the Ground (1968). PDF of the entire book, followed by HTML-formatted excerpt of Part Three, "The Bahá'í Faith."
  575. E. G. Browne. Year Amongst the Persians, A (1893). Browne's famous account of his extended visit to Iran in 1887-1888; includes many references to Bábí and Bahá'í history and personages.
  576. Sydney Sprague. Year With the Bahá'ís of India and Burma, A (1908). An early account of the author's personal experiences in India circa 1904 and 1907, relating his interactions with the Bahá'ís and what the Bahá'í cause was doing in India and Burma.
  577. Abdu'l-Bahá. Завещание Абдул-Баха (2011). Один из важнейших документов Веры Бахаи, устанавливающий многие ключевые элементы Административного Порядка, включая Национальные Духовные Собрания [«Дома справедливости второго уровня»] и институт Хранительства.
  578. Bahá'u'lláh. Elena Naylor, trans. Китаб-и-Агдас: Наисвятая Книга (2001). Основополагающий сборник законов Миропорядка Бахауллы с комментариями.
  579. Bahá'u'lláh. Китаб-и-Иган: Книга Несомненности (2000). Вторая по важности книга Бахауллы после Китаб-и-Агдас, книги Его Законов. Посвящена толкованию Библии и Корана в отношении содержащихся в них пророчеств о грядущем Богоявлении.
  580. Bahá'u'lláh. Vladimir Chupin, ed. Крупицы из Писаний: Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah (2009). Отрывки из различных произведений Бахауллы, собранные и переведённые на английский Шоги Эффенди, Хранителем Веры Бахаи.
  581. Bahá'u'lláh. Сокровенные Слова (2000). Одна из первых книг Бахауллы. В ней подводятся итоги прежних Законоцарствий и сводятся воедино вечные духовные заповеди, данные Богом на ранних стадиях развития человечества.
  582. Abdul-Hamid Ishraq-Khavari, comp. اذکار المقربین (Adhkáru'l-Muqarrabín): "Remembrances of the Near Ones" vol. 1 (Collected Prayers of Baháʼu'lláh) (1953). This three-volume compilation features a collection of prayers in Arabic (with diacritics) and Persian from Bahá’u’lláh, ‘Abdul-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi, totaling some 163 prayers across 375 pages. Compiled by Ishraq Khavari in the 1950s.
  583. Abdul-Hamid Ishraq-Khavari, comp. اذکار المقربین (Adhkáru'l-Muqarrabín): "Remembrances of the Near Ones" vol. 2 (Collected Prayers of `Abdu'l-Baha) (1959). This three-volume compilation features a collection of prayers in Arabic (with diacritics) and Persian from Bahá’u’lláh, ‘Abdul-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi, totaling some 163 prayers across 375 pages. Compiled by Ishraq Khavari in the 1950s.
  584. Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani, comp. اسرار الآثار (Asráru'l-Áthár): "Secrets of the (Bahá'í) Writings" (1968). The first large-scale attempt to define Bahá'í theology; the volumes, written ca. 1955, are essentially a dictionary of terms that appear in the Bahá'í writings or stem from other religious traditions that bear some relevance to the Bahá'í Faith.
  585. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Faruq Izadinia, trans. اندیشه های من در شب چهارم نوامبر (Andishehaye man dar shab chaharom novambr) (2015). Persian translation of Faizi's "Three Meditations on the Eve of November Fourth."
  586. Hasan Fuadi Bushru'i. Minou Foadi, ed. تاريخ ديانت بهائى در خراسان (Táríkh-e Diyánat-e Bahá'í dar Khorásán): "The History of the Bahá'í Faith in Khorasan" (1931). History of the Bahá'í Faith in Khorasan is considered one of the most important early histories of the Bahá'í community in Iran. Though written in 1931, it wasn't actually published until 2007. This online version is its second edition (2022).
  587. Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani, comp. تاريخ ظُهور الحق (Tarikh-i Zuhur Al-Haqq): "The History of the Manifestation of Truth" (1968). Nine volumes of Tarikh-i Zuhur Al-Haqq, hand-typed and proofread. The first volumes were originally published 1932-1936.
  588. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر (Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar): "From the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature" (1989). Twenty volumes of scholarship in Persian, based on proceedings and papers from the Society of Persian Arts and Letters conferences (Khoosh-i-Ha'i Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar = "from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature").
  589. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 1: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1989).
  590. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 10: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1999).
  591. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 11: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2000).
  592. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 12: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2001).
  593. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 13: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2002).
  594. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 14: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2003).
  595. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 15: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2005).
  596. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 16: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2008).
  597. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 17: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2013).
  598. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 18: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2014).
  599. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 19: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2016).
  600. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 2: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1990).
  601. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 20: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (2018).
  602. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 3: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1991).
  603. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 4: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1992).
  604. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 5: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1993).
  605. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 6: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1995).
  606. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 7: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1996).
  607. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 8: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1997).
  608. خوشه هایی از خرمن ادب و هنر vol. 9: Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar (from the rich harvest of Persian culture and literature) (1998).
  609. Abdu'l-Bahá. مجموعه الواح و مناجاتهای ترکی حضرت عبدالبهاء طهران ١٢٧ بدیع: Collected Azeri Turkish Tablets and Prayers of `Abdu'l-Bahá (1970). مجموعه الواح و مناجاتهای ترکی حضرت عبدالبهاء - مؤسّسه ملّی مطبوعات امری ، طبع طهران – چاپ دوم – ١٢٧ بدیع ، ١٩٧١ – ١٩٧٠ Prayers originally written in Azeri Turkish with the Ottoman Turkish alphabet.
  610. Azizu'llah Sulaymani. مصابیح هدایت (Masabih-i-Hidayat): "Lights of Guidance" (1948). Biographies of 99 prominent Bahá'ís from the formative years of the Faith, published between 1948 and 1976.
  611. Boris Handal. Ehsan Kazemi, trans. میرزا مهدی غصن اطهر (Mirza Mehdi, Ghusn-i-Athar): "Mirza Mehdi, the Purest Branch" (2022). The dramatic story of Mirza Mihdi, the son of Bahá'u'lláh who fell from a skylight in the roof of the prison where they were imprisoned.
  612. Hooshmand Badee. نظری اجمالی بر تعدادی از آموزه های اقتصادی رساله مدنیه - اثر حضرت عبدالبهاء (Naẓarí Ijmálí bar Ti'dádí az Ámúzih-háy-i-Iqtiṣádíy-i-Risáliy-i-Madaníyyih, Athar-i-Ḥaḍrat-i-'Abdu'l-Bahá): "Selected Economic Doctrines of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in The Secret of Divine Civilisation" (2023).
  613. Muhammad Husayn Nayrizi. وقایع حیرت‌انگیز قصبه نی‌ریزمشکبیز (Vaqáyi`-yi Hayratangíz-i Qasbih-yi Nayríz-i Mishkbíz): "The Astonishing Events in the Town of Nayriz the Perfumed". Account written by the grandfather of Hossein Ahdieh, who describes this book as an authentic and detailed history of the three upheavals of Nayriz (1850, 1853 and 1909), covering the story of Vahid and the 1853 massacre up to 1926.
  614. یادگار جشن پنجاهمین سال تاسیس محفل مقدس بهائیان طهران 55-103: Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Bahá'í Assembly of Tehran B.E. 55-103 (1947). Booklet and collection of historical photographs published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Local Spiritual Assembly of Tihran, published B.E. 103 (1947). Includes partial English translation (2022).
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