Baha'i Library Online

See also Compilations prepared by the Bahá'í World Center, compilations prepared by National Spiritual Assemblies, and Lights of Guidance.

Compilations prepared by individuals

  1. 9 The Bahai Revelation (n.d.). An 18-page pamphlet summarizing Baha'i teachings. Date and editor not known, but it is thought to have been compiled and published by Roy Wilheim. Lacking a title, the pamphlet is referred to by its opening line.
  2. Adib Masumian, comp. A Supplement to 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Europe, 1912-1913 (2023). A supplement to ‘Abdu'l-Bahá in Europe, 1912–1913 comprising about 200 of ‘Abdu'l-Bahá's talks and other oral remarks, approved translations of 27 selections from His Tablets about His journey to the West, and a biography of Mírzá Maḥmúd Zarqání.
  3. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Abdu'l-Bahá's Phrasings about the Next World in Memorials of the Faithful (1995). In Memorials of the Faithful, 'Abdu'l-Bahá describes the lives of around 80 Bahá'ís. He closes these descriptions with a phrase about the person's soul moving to the afterlife.
  4. Marlene Macke, comp. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Canada: A Compilation from Written Accounts (2012). Lengthy collection of passages from the books Origins of the Bahá’í Community in Canada, Maxwells of Montreal, Mahmúd’s Diary, and Abdu’l-Bahá in Canada, the newspaper Montreal Gazette, and other sources.
  5. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Brett Zamir, comp. Adult/Youth Study: Meetings, books, methods, and outcomes recommended in the Writings for youth and adult study (2004).
  6. Peter Terry. All Abide by His Bidding: The Universal Law of God (2007). On the liberty of the individual vis-à-vis the laws of God guiding people to making the "right" choices.
  7. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Animals, Treatment of: Warwick Leaflets (1991). Kindness toward animals is a core Bahá'í teaching about the station and capacity of animals, who have senses and feelings but not spiritual susceptibilities. Our responsibility toward animals means a decrease in their use as food in the future.
  8. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Arising to Act (2002).
  9. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Aspects of the Harmony of Science and Religion in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Talks (2010). Definitions of science and religion; relations between them as expounded in the discourses Abdu’l-Bahá's talks during His visits to Europe and America; concepts of intellect, mind and reason; responses to challenges from contemporary society.
  10. Shoghi Effendi and Universal House of Justice. Seena Fazel, comp. Bahá'í Activities in University (1997).
  11. 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.
  12. Peter Terry, comp. Bahá'í Education: Sources of Guidance (2007). A lengthy compilation covering many subjects of interest to parents, teachers, and students, such as education principles, curricula, pedagogy, psychology, gender, infants, and institutions.
  13. Bahá'í Fast: A compilation (2018). Description and purposes of the Fast; how to fast; additional insights.
  14. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Kate Lindsay, comp. Bahá'í Feast Book (2000). Quotations for all 19 Feasts, nicely laid-out with graphics and suitable for printing.
  15. Peter Terry. Bahá'í Hermeneutics: An Academic and Primary Source Inquiry (2009). An exploration of the practice of scriptural interpretation by contrasting the "normative" approaches of the Central Figures with contemporary scholastic approaches by Juan Cole, Christopher Buck, Dann May, Michael Sours, Jack McLean, and Sen McGlinn.
  16. Darius Shahrokh. Bahá'í Holy Days (1992). Selection of Writings about or related to the Holy Days, and overview of the meanings and rituals for specific festivals.
  17. 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.
  18. Rodney H. Clarken. Baha'i Principles of Education: Categorization of and Commentary on Extracts from Baha'i Education (1998). Compilation and categorization of, and commentary on, extracts from the Writings on the topic of education, curriculum, and pedagogy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
  19. Susan Gammage, comp. Bahá'í Quotes, Prayers and Stories (2011). Lists of around 1,500 subjects at, and links to, three websites with compilations of quotations on a wide variety of topics, including spirituality, social issues, and personal development.
  20. Seena Fazel, comp. Bahá'í Scholarship: Readings (1993).
  21. Ernie Jones, comp. Baha'i Teachings on Health, Healing and Nutrition (2017). A compilation from online sources, based on the BWC compilation, with additional references added and arranged loosely by subject and sorted within subject by author and date.
  22. Ernie Jones, comp. Bahá'í Teachings on The Universe (2017). Compilation of writings related to the cosmos, the worlds of God, and spiritual evolution.
  23. Gerald Warren, comp. Bahá'í Translation Work: A Compilation (2008). Quotations by the Central Figures, the House, and the International Teaching Centre about translating and publishing Bahá'í Writings into other languages.
  24. Peter Terry, comp. Baha'u'llah in His Own Words (2008). Compilation of texts related to Bahá’u’lláh found in his Writings, with supplementary texts written by the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and other authors, and commentary.
  25. Donald Addison and Christopher Buck. Baha'u'llah's Tablet to Badi'u'llah: Parallels to Bahá'í Teachings by Native American Messengers of God (2007). Compilation of writings from Native American traditions and analogous texts from Bahá'í scripture.
  26. 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.
  27. E. G. Browne. Bábís of Persia, The: II. Their Literature and Doctrines (1889). Overview of Bábí literature and doctrine.
  28. Anonymous, comp. Bible Stories and Themes in the Bahá'í Writings and Guidance (2021). Bahá'í interpretation of Biblical stories and topics.
  29. E. S. Campbell. Books of God Are Open, The (1950). Two editions of a compilation prepared by a former Baptist minister, presenting the Faith to those from a background of the Old and New Testaments, covering the themes "The Great Day Of God," "The Best Beloved is Come," and "The Most Great Peace."
  30. Mark A. Foster. Camphor Fountain: Compilation and Commentary (2003).
  31. Erica Toussaint, comp. Characterized by an Abiding Sense of Joy: Practical Application of Spiritual Principles in Everyday Life (1987). Cultural influences from the outside world; the nature of humanity; purpose of life; pain and suffering; faith; detachment; relationships; consultation and problem-solving.
  32. Kamelia Khoshmashrab. Child of Mine (2015). A composition for expectant parents, featuring quotations from the Bahá’í Writings on topics such as pre-pregnancy, infant health, naming a child, parental roles, and postpartum depression.
  33. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. City of the Heart (2004). Literal and metaphorical references to "heart."
  34. Peter Terry. Companion to Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Compilation of texts related to nomenclature of proof; reasons for opposition to the Prophets of God; principles of approach to the Prophets; the path of illumination.
  35. Abdu'l-Bahá. Ahmad Sohrab, trans. Compilation of Utterances from the Pen of Abdul-Baha Regarding His Station (1906). Compilation prepared in response to "different opinions and statements" regarding the station of Abdu'l-Bahá. Prefaced by a letter from Mirza Assad'ullah.
  36. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on "Spiritual Beauty" (2008).
  37. Brent Poirier, comp. Compilation on All of Humanity Embracing the Bahá'í Faith, A (2022).
  38. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on Change and Importance of Transformation (2008).
  39. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on Detachment (2008).
  40. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on the "Inner Reality" (2008).
  41. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on the "Recognition of Him" (2007). On the subject of the recognition of the Manifestation of God.
  42. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Compilation on the Importance of Thankfulness, Gratitude, and Contentment (2004).
  43. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Littlebrave Beaston, comp. Compilation on the Indians of the Western Hemisphere (2017).
  44. Kiser Barnes, comp. Compilation: Blessings in Teaching Children (2003). Writings on the subject of the teaching and education of children.
  45. Kiser Barnes, comp. Compilation: Blessings of Service (2002).
  46. Mona G. Seow and Jimmy Seow. Covenant Deepening: Workshop Materials (2002). A nine-part set of deepening materials on the Covenant, including study guides, a book-length compilation on the covenant, a crossword puzzle, and group discussion topics and activities.
  47. George Townshend. Covenant, The: An Analysis (1950). A study guide in outline form on the idea of a covenant, Messengers and their missions, the covenant between the Messenger and the faithful, and covenant-breaking. Includes an appendix, compilation on the covenant.
  48. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Creation and Evolution: A Compilation (2013). Short compilation of passages on the creation of the universe, nature, and existence.
  49. 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.
  50. David Merrick, comp. Declaration of the Bab (May 1844): A Survey of Sources for Researchers (2017). English Sources for the Declaration of the Bab placed in chronological/thematic order for comparison, with notes.
  51. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Deepening and Compilation for Bahá'í Youth Teaching Projects (2004). This deepening includes 10 sessions especially designed for youth on teaching projects.
  52. Hui Bau. Demystifying Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet of the Holy Mariner: History, Translations, Interpretations and Analysis (2016). Lengthy compilation, with background information on the Tablet, and commentary from Bau, Adib Taherzadeh, Michael Sours, Jamsheed Samandari, and Aziz Mboya.
  53. Hui Bau. Demystifying Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet of the Temple (Súratu'l-Haykal) (2018). Background of the Suriy-i-Haykal: historical context and verses primarily from the first half of the surih, which feature the themes of the Body and Letters of the Temple, and Bahá’u’lláh’s introductory dialogues with two heavenly Maidens.
  54. Hui Bau, comp. Demystifying Shoghi Effendi's Advent of Divine Justice: Condensed Deepening (2020). A study guide and compilation regarding the Guardian's call to action to American and Canadian Baha’is to engage spiritually in the path towards God.
  55. 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.
  56. Universal House of Justice. Badi Shams, comp. Directrices para la Economía de la Vida: Mensajes de la Casa Universal de Justicia relacionados con la Economía. Recopilación de mensajes de la Casa Universal de Justicia, recopilados por un autor de libros y títulos en economía.
  57. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Mabel Hyde Paine, comp. Divine Art of Living, The (1944). Collection of thematically arranged quotations.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. WellSpring International Educational Foundation for the Study and Application of the Sacred Texts. Divine Virtues and Spiritual Qualities: A Compilation from Sacred Texts (2003). Comprehensive exploration of 77 virtues and qualities drawn from the texts of various religions.
  61. Eric Hadley-Ives, comp. Dreams mentioned in Bahá'í Literature (1999). A collection of dream narratives and poetry from a variety of sources.
  62. Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Glasgow. Eco-Pledge (2021). An illustrated booklet of environmental actions individuals and communities can take, presented as a tool to reflect on and enable practical action towards sustainable use of the world’s material resources; includes quotations from the Writings.
  63. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Education, Bahá'í: Warwick Leaflets (1994).
  64. 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.
  65. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Encouragement (2006).
  66. Dianne Bradford, comp. Epistle to the Son of the Wolf (Lawh-i-Ibn-i-Dhib): Self-quotations from Baha'u'llah found in Epistle to the Son of the Wolf (1998). Compares Bahá'u'lláh's self-quotations in the Epistle with their earlier versions.
  67. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al. Hasan Elias, comp. Esperanto (2015). Compilation on Esperanto.
  68. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Ismael Velasco, comp. Estudios y Profesiones (n.d.). Compilacion de Escritos Bahá'ís para jovenes sobre estudios y profesiones.
  69. European Bahá'í Archives Workshop (2001). Essays and handouts from a workshop on preservation of source material. Includes forms for archivists, historians, local and national assemblies, archiving methods, oral history guidelines, organizational schemes, and compilations from the Writings.
  70. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. Duane Troxel, comp. Extraterrestrial Life (1996).
  71. Susan Gammage. Famous Miracles in the Bahá'í Faith (2015). Miraculous events and stories of faith healing. ("Miracles" attributed to Shoghi Effendi or other Bahá'ís are to be taken metaphorically.)
  72. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Fear of God (2002).
  73. Susan Gammage. Feast Programs (2013). Programs for nine Bahá'í months, with Youtube links for opening and closing music, a selection of relevant quotations, and some commentary or annotations.
  74. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Fire as a symbol used in the Sacred Writings (2002).
  75. Fuego Arrasador: Las Artes Escenicas en los circulos de estudio Para Institutos de Formación (2006). Curso de Extension Sobre las Artes en Circulos de Estudio
  76. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Reed Chandler, comp. Fuente de Todo Bien, La (1991).
  77. Mary K. Radpour, comp. Funerals and Burials, Preparations for: Some practical notes (1998). A compilation of Bahá'í directions for funerals and burials (i.e., this is not a compilation of direct quotations from the Writings).
  78. Shoghi Effendi and Universal House of Justice. Gitanos, Compilación de (n.d.). Compilación de cartas de la Casa Universal de Justicia sobre la importancia y modo de la enseñanza al pueblo gitano.
  79. 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.
  80. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. God, Nature of: Warwick Leaflets (1994). The nature of God in the Bahá'í Faith.
  81. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Good and Evil: Warwick Leaflets (1996).
  82. Larry D. Curtis, comp. Greatest Name and the 99 Names of God, The: Compilation (1998). Includes (1) Allah'u'Abhá in Arabic, (2) compilation on the Bahá'í and Islamic use of "Greatest Name," and (3) a list of the ninety-nine names of God from Islamic theology.
  83. David William House, comp. Greeting Alláh-u-Abhá, The (2023). Short but thorough compilation on the use of the greeting Alláh-u-Abhá, "God is the Most Glorious."
  84. Group Dynamics: Compilation, Study Guide, and Worksheets (n.d.). Collection of materials on group dynamics: a compilation from the Writings, study questions, observation techniques, worksheets to help improve group discussion and cohesion.
  85. 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.
  86. Universal House of Justice. Badi Shams, comp. Guidelines for Economic Living: Messages from the Universal House of Justice Related to Economics (2017). Compilation of messages from the Universal House of Justice, collected by an author of books on, and degrees in, economics.
  87. 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.
  88. Universal House of Justice and International Teaching Centre. Taraz Rawhani, comp. Handbook for Childrens' Class Coordinators (2016). Guidance on the duties and responsibilities of children’s class coordinators.
  89. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Marzia Rowhani, comp. Handmaidens of God: Baha'i Prayers for Women (1987).
  90. Barbara Ives Reich Kochmann, comp. "He hath known God who hath known himself": A Deepening Course on the Bahá'í Revelation (2012). A lengthy compilation by the granddaughter of Howard Colby Ives designed to be a study guide to the Writings, covering knowledge of God, the station of the Manifestations, the nature of the Covenant, and the dynamics of creation, constancy, and servitude.
  91. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Health and Healing: Warwick Leaflets (1989).
  92. 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.
  93. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. Hidden Words, also known as Book of Fatimih (Kalimát-i-Maknúnih): Compilation (1988).
  94. Susan Gammage. Holy Day Programs (2013). Programs for all thirteen significant dates on the Bahá'í calendar, with Youtube links for opening and closing music, a selection of relevant quotations, some commentary or annotations, and some material for dramatic reading.
  95. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Roger Reini, comp. Homosexuality, Bahá'í Writings on (1996).
  96. 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.
  97. 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.
  98. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Stephen Birkland, comp. Internet, the World Wide Web, and Electronic Discussion Lists: A perspective from the Bahá'í Writings (1998). Compilation prepared by a member of Continental Board of Counsellors.
  99. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Introduction to the Study of the Hidden Words Revealed by Bahá'u'lláh (1999). Short compilation of passages about the Islamic Book of Fatima and the Bahá'í Hidden Words, a list of headings, and some commentary.
  100. 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.
  101. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Justice: A Compilation (2013).
  102. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Justice: The Best Beloved of All Things (2004).
  103. Bahá'u'lláh. Shoghi Effendi, comp. Key Passages from the Kitáb-i-Íqán (Book of Certitude) in Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (2022). Cross-reference compilation of 40 passages from the Kitáb-i-Íqán selected by Shoghi Effendi for inclusion in Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh, adapted from Hooper Dunbar's Companion to the Study of the Kitáb-i-Íqán.
  104. Borna Safai, comp. Kitáb-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book): Correlation of passages from the Synopsis and Codification of the Aqdas to the textual passages of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas (2008). An unofficial correlation of the passages from the Synopsis and Codification of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas to the book's textual passages.
  105. 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.
  106. Boris Handal, comp. La Moral del Corán (2013). Compilation of passages from the Qur'an, with reference to some Bahá'í writings.
  107. Anonymous, comp. Laws Abrogated by Bahá'u'lláh (2018). Laws abolished from previous religions and from the Bayán.
  108. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Life after Death: Warwick Leaflets (2002).
  109. 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.
  110. 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.
  111. 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.
  112. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al Anonymous, comp. Maid of Heaven, The: A Personal Compilation (2020). Compilation of texts related to the Maid of Heaven, a personification of the “Most Great Spirit."
  113. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Sen McGlinn, comp. Mashriqu'l-Adhkar (1998). Compilation on the Bahá'í temple, the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, "Dawning Place of Remembrance."
  114. Judith Hatcher, comp. Meaning of Suffering and the Mystery of Sacrifice, The: Selections from the Bahá'í Holy Writings (2007).
  115. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Memorization (2006).
  116. Ismael Velasco. Moderation and the Art of Teaching (2001). Compilation, designed as a deepening and handout, on teaching the Faith, the importance of language, moderation and receptivity, and atmosphere and language.
  117. Badi Shams. Mystic Ramblings and Daydreamings (2022). Poems, meditations, and quotes from Bahá'í Writings and other sacred scriptures.
  118. 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.
  119. Steven E. Ellis. Overcoming Barriers to Unity: An Essay on Group Harmony (1996). Different perspectives on unity and disunity; red flags of disunity including anger, advising, perfectionism, excessive speech; group decision-making; and the role of the institutions. Includes compilation on the subject of unity.
  120. Bahá'u'lláh. Shoghi Effendi, comp. Passages uit de Kitáb-i-Íqán (Boek van Zekerheid) in Bloemlezing uit de Geschriften van Bahá'u'lláh (2022). Compilatie van 40 passages uit de Kitáb-i-Íqán door Shoghi Effendi geselecteerd voor opname in Bloemlezing uit de Geschriften van Bahá'u'lláh.
  121. David Merrick, comp. Passing of Abdu'l-Baha (Nov 1921) (2018). The weeks and days leading up to, during and following the passing of Abdu'l-Bahá, presented as original accounts in chronological order.
  122. Ismael Velasco. "Peace" in the Baha'i Scriptures (2001). Annotated compilation on the gestation of thoughts about peace and the Lesser Peace in the writings of Baha’u’llah, universal peace in the writings of Abdu'l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi's "New World Order," and the UHJ's influences on the Lesser Peace.
  123. Violetta Zein, comp. Personal Teaching: A Florilegium (2023). What does it mean to share the teachings of the Faith with another soul; the import of promulgating the Cause; the methods that are efficient and wise for doing so, the audience, and the timing; spiritual meanings of teaching and martyrdom.
  124. Abdu'l-Bahá. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Philosophical Statements by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Some Answered Questions (2019). Quotations extracted from Ian Kluge's article "Some Answered Questions: A Philosophical Perspective" (2009), using the 2014 revised edition of "Some Answered Questions".
  125. Peter Terry. Philosophy: Material and Spiritual (2005). Compilation and commentary on matters relating to material and divine philosophy, and definitions of terms.
  126. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al. Pilgrims' Notes (1988).
  127. Romane Takkenberg. Pocketful of Meaning, A: Compilation of Terms, Phrases and Symbols as Used in the Sacred Writings of all Faiths in the World (2019). A compilation from the Bahá'í Writings explaining the meaning of terms and symbols used in the sacred texts of the world's faiths, from "acme" to "Zion." All links point offsite.
  128. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al. Peter J. Khan, comp. Political Non-Involvement and Obedience to Government: Compilation by Peter Khan with Cover Letter from Secretariat (2003). Current world events can cause confusion and anguish among those seeking global peace. Rather than being drawn into prevailing attitudes and disputes, Bahá'ís must hold a broader long-term perspective.
  129. William F. McCants, comp. Portal of God's Grace, A: Passages on Life after Death in the Baha'i Writings (2020). This fleeting life; death as a portal of joy and grace; the nature of the next life and other worlds; actions in this life and recompense in the next; spiritual progress; sanctified souls. Includes some new provisional translations.
  130. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Prayer and Meditation: Warwick Leaflets (1990).
  131. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Primary Source Texts Related to the Covenant (2021). Collection of some essential writings central to understanding the Bahá'í Covenant.
  132. Programs for the Observance of Bahá'í Holy Days (2014). Booklets from four devotional programs at the Wilmette House of Worship: 9th day of Ridván (2014), 1st day of Ridván (2017), martyrdom of The Báb (2017, and birth of Bahá'u'lláh (2021), with selections of relevant passages from the Writings.
  133. 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.
  134. Peter Terry, comp. Proofs of the Prophets: The Case for Baha'u'llah (2008). Forty proofs of prophethood set forth in the writings of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and other authors, in English translations.
  135. Peter Terry, comp. Proofs of the Prophets: The Case for Lord Krishna (2008). Compilation of texts related to Lord Krishna; forty proofs of prophethood set forth in the Bhagavad-Gita, the Bhagavata Purana and other Scriptures of Hinduism, as well as the writings of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb,‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and others.
  136. 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.
  137. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Purpose and Mission of the Manifestations of God (2002).
  138. Peter Terry. Purposes and Objectives of Bahá'í Scholarship, The: Compilation and commentary (2009). Three essays on objectives of Bahá'í Scholarship, attaining to the knowledge of God, and the study of philosophy.
  139. Thomas R. Wilson. Qualities and Attributes of the Spiritually Learned: Excerpts from The Secret of Divine Civilization (1987).
  140. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Qur'ánic references in the Bahá'í Writings (2001). Cross-reference list (incomplete).
  141. 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.
  142. Violetta Zein, comp. References to the Holy Spirit in the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá: A Meditational Compilation (2023). An aid to prayer and meditation. The Holy Spirit is referred to as an entity, a servant to the Manifestations, an intermediary, an outpouring of the Grace of God, an element of confirmation, the appearance and perfections of God, and many more.
  143. Shoghi Effendi. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Religious Truth as Found in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (2013). Brief compilation of passages from the Guardian on the relative nature of religious truths, non-absolutism, and progressive revelation.
  144. 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.
  145. Gene (Mrs.) Crist, comp. Return of Christ, The: Statements Relating to the Twofold Nature of Christ (n.d.). Two-page compilation of passages from the Bible and the Bahá'í Writings.
  146. 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.
  147. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Rumi: Quotations from the Mathnáví of Rúmí in the Bahá'í Writings (2001). Rúmí’s Mathnáví is quoted in many places in the Bahá'í Writings, as noted in the footnotes to the Writings.
  148. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Sacrifice (2004). Compilation on "The Field of Sacrifice."
  149. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Sadratu'l-Muntahá (2003). Compilation on "The Tree beyond which there is no passing," including quotations from the Qur'án.
  150. Violetta Zein, comp. Sadratu'l-Muntahá, The: References to the Divine Lote Tree in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (2023). Short compilation from the writings of various Faiths, as well as the Bahá'í understanding of the divine Lote Tree, the Sadratu'l-Muntaha. There are also images of the physical lote tree which grows in Palestine.
  151. Shoghi Effendi and Universal House of Justice. Peter J. Khan, comp. Scholarship, Bahá'í (1993).
  152. 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.
  153. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Selected Passages from Century of Light (2002). Compilation of selected highlights that summarize the main themes of the book. This is a personal interpretation of Century of Light. Chapter headings have been added for ease of reference, and are not part of the authorized edition.
  154. David Hofman, comp. Selections from Bahá'í Scripture (1941). Lengthy early compilation.
  155. Keven Brown, comp. Selections from the Bahá'í Writings and from Shaykh Ahmad on the Seven Stages of Creation (2008). Collection of quotations from the Bab, Bahá'u'lláh, and Shaykh Ahmad, with footnotes, on the seven stages of Divine action: Will, Determination, Destiny, Decree, Permission, Term, and Book.
  156. Violetta Zein, comp. Self and Selflessness: A Personal Meditative Booklet (2023). A meditational compilation of writings on the mystical nature of the self and selflessness, self-effacement, and self-abnegation, designed as an aid for reflection and contemplation.
  157. Arjen Bolhuis, comp. Seven Cities of Bahá'u'lláh, The (2002). This is a compilation of only those passages from Bahá'u'lláh’s Gems of Divine Mysteries that relate to the journey through "Seven Cities," which has similarities to Bahá'u'lláh’s Seven Valleys.
  158. Bahá'u'lláh. Adib Masumian, comp. Seven Valleys and Four Valleys: Interlinear Translation Comparison (2019). New 2019 translation, side-by-side with the 1945 translation and the Persian original.
  159. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Sincerity: The Foundation Stone of Faith (2007).
  160. 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.
  161. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Soul, Life of the: Warwick Leaflets (1990).
  162. Peter Terry. Sovereign Remedy, The: A Study of Bahá'í Sources (2000). Quotations showing that Bahá'u'lláh and his authoritative interpreters state what fundamentalists of many faiths have been saying for centuries: that God's guidance revealed to humanity provides the best remedy for all human ills.
  163. Robert McClelland, comp. Spiritual Citizenship: Putting Faith into Practice (2017). Lengthy compilation on promoting the betterment of the world, addressing cruelty and negativity, avoiding harmful actions, acquiring and promoting knowledge, work, and acquiring virtues.
  164. 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.
  165. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Eric Hadley-Ives, comp. Springtime metaphors and spring-related imagery (1995). Introduction and Compilation, interspersed with editorial comments. Includes discussion of "plain English" translation.
  166. Mike Thomas, comp. Star of the West Extracts (1910). Lengthy, annotated compilation of the writings and talks of Abdu'l-Bahá from Star of the West which are not readily available elsewhere. Includes pilgrim's notes, historical records, and reports relating to Abdu'l-Bahá.
  167. Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani, comp. State When Asleep, The: Dreams, Their Interpretation and Wisdom (2011). Annotated translation by Keven Brown (2011) of a compilation by Mazandarani published in Amr va Khalq (1954-1955).
  168. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Steadfastness (2004). Compilation on "The King of all acts."
  169. Badi Shams. Study of the Bahá'í Writings on Economics (2021). Annotated compilation on: divine economy, Bahá'í economic system, station of humankind, material civilization, nature of the economic problem, cost of warfare, cooperation vs competition, capitalism, the golden rule, wealth and equality, agriculture.
  170. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Suffering, The Meaning of: Warwick Leaflets (1990).
  171. Aziz Mboya. Tablet of the Holy Mariner (Lawh-i-Malláhu'l-Quds): Study Compilations (2000). Includes two compilations on references to the Lesser prophets, and mini-compilations on 82 topics: "angels," "apostles," "balance," "call of a prophet," "clouds," "Face of God," "Maid of Heaven," "trumpet," etc.
  172. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Sen McGlinn, comp. Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh and `Abdu'l-Bahá from Star of the West (1978). Compilation of tablets translated and published in Book 1 of the 1978 reprint of Star of the West, which contains all of Vol. 1, March 1910, and Vol. 2 to Number 11, September 1911.
  173. Bahá'u'lláh. Eric Michot, comp. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 1: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator, and a study outline.
  174. Bahá'u'lláh. Eric Michot, comp. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 2: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh, occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator.
  175. Bahá'u'lláh. Eric Michot, comp. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 3: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh, occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator.
  176. Bahá'u'lláh. Eric Michot, comp. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 4: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2022). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator, and a study outline.
  177. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Anton Haddad, trans. Tablets, Communes and Holy Utterances (1897). The first prayer book and first compilation of Bahá'í writings published in the West. Most of the selections are from Bahá'u'lláh, save for pages 18–21 which are from Abdu'l-Bahá.
  178. 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.
  179. 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.
  180. Violetta Zein. Tribute to Hand of the Cause Hájí Akhúnd, A (2023). Compilation of selections from biographies and articles, tablets and prayers, and photographs of one of the first Hands of the Cause, one of only four appointed by Bahá'u'lláh himself.
  181. Violetta Zein. Tribute to the Greatest Holy Leaf, A (2023). Compilation of biographical materials, quotations, and photographs, from the year of her passing (1932) and its 50th anniversary commemorations (1982).
  182. Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh et al. Brent Poirier, comp. Triumphing over our weaknesses (1998). Personal compilation
  183. 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.
  184. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Hooshmand Badee, comp. True Foundation of All Economics, The (2000). Book-length compilation ordered by chapters covering 26 themes on the economy, welfare, development, women's employment, work ethics, morality, agriculture, extremes of wealth and poverty, profit-sharing, health and alcohol, consultation.
  185. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá Bahá'ís in Recovery Fellowship, comp. Twelve Steps, The: Bahá'í Writings and recovery from substance abuse (1988).
  186. Twenty-four Questions and Answers in Bahá'í Administration (n.d.). [needs abstract]
  187. Peter Terry, comp. Two Parts of the Law of God, The: The Essential and the Secondary Teachings of the True Religion of God, and Counterfeit Doctrines (2022). Four compilations on themes related to the progressive revelation of the religion of God; essential vs. secondary teachings; counterfeit doctrines of the false religion of man.
  188. Shoghi Effendi. Don Calkins, comp. Uncompiled Letters (2016). 1,500 messages by or on behalf of the Guardian not found in the various national collections such as Baha’i Administration, Messages to the Antipodes, Compilation of Compilations, or Lights of Guidance.
  189. Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi et al. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Universal Cycles, The (2013). Lengthy compilation on the cycles of time and eras in the world of existence, and stages of Bahá'í development.
  190. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Universal Language, Adoption of (2008).
  191. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Universal Principles of the Bahai Movement: Social, Economic, Governmental (1912). Excerpts from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh and 'Abdu’l-Bahá on the basic principles of the Baha’i Faith.
  192. Steven Phelps. Verge of the New, The: A Series of Talks (2017). Introducing a way of looking at the past and future of religion in the context of the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment. Includes compilation of Writings on spiritual dislocation, science, language, spiritual evolution, nature, and revelation.
  193. Shirley Macias. Verse of Light, the Sadratu'l-Muntahá (Divine Lote Tree), and the Unfoldment of God's Plan, The (1991). Relationship of a key mystical Quranic verse, Súrih 24:35, to Bahá'í theology; includes a brief compilation of Bahá'í Writings about the Lote Tree.
  194. Shoghi Effendi. Iscander Micael Tinto, comp. Vision of the Future (2013). Lengthy collection of passages from writings of the Guardian on the lesser peace and great peace, Bahá'í ages and epochs, future civilization, spiritualization, world order and commonwealth, sovereignty and world government, evolution of the Faith.
  195. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Ehsan Bayat, comp. Water as a symbol used in the Sacred Writings (2002).
  196. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Ron Shigeta, comp. Waves of One Sea, The: A Compilation on Unity in the Bahá'í Writings (2004). A compilation on the nature, significance, and promotion of Unity.
  197. Susan Gammage, comp. What Do Baha'is Know About Dreams? (2014). How dreams are described in the Bahá'í Faith, dreams vs. visions, kinds and purposes of dreams, interpreting dreams, and further resources.
  198. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Women, The Status of: Warwick Leaflets (1995). Overview of the status of women in education, marriage, and the future.
  199. Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop. Words of Inspiration: Warwick Leaflets (1992).
  200. Badi Shams. Workshop Material for The Baha'i Writings on Economics (2021). Structured outlines, study questions, and compilation for use in workshop sessions on the nature of economic problems and their solutions in a divine economy, and how to work toward a Bahá'í world commonwealth.
  201. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al. Kamran Sedig, comp. World in Travail, A: Understanding and Responding to the Events of Our Times (2020). A compilation on the maladies of the world.
  202. Shoghi Effendi. Robert Weinberg, comp. Your True Brother: Messages to Junior Youth Written by or on Behalf of Shoghi Effendi (1991).
  203. 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.
  204. 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.
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