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  1. Posted 2024-04-18, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Passage from the Kitáb-i-Badí' on Ostensible Contradictions in the Writings, A (2024). Using an example from the Bahá’í Writings, Bahá’u’lláh rejects the idea that sacred texts contain contradictions, instead emphasizing their fundamental coherence and unity, and affirming that any perceived contradictions stem from our limited capacity. [about]
  2. Posted 2024-04-17, in Published Articles:   Loulie Mathews. Tablet of the Báb found in British Museum, in Star of the West no. 49 (1931). Anecdote about the discovery of the Star Tablet of the Báb at the British Museum in London. [about]
  3. Posted 2024-04-11, in Published Articles:   Robert Sinclair Sarracino and Margery Dixon. Pathways to Equity in Addressing Climate Change: A Bahá'í Perspective, in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science (2024). The urgency of climate change, advocating for a new relationship between science and religion, justice, equity, and inclusive consultation. [about]
  4. Posted 2024-04-09, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  5. Posted 2024-04-09, in Presentations:   William F. McCants. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Case for the Authenticity of an Alternative Portrait of the Bab (2021). On the possibility that a painting reproduced in a book from 1909 could in fact be a portrait of the Báb. [about]
  6. Posted 2024-04-09, in Unpublished Articles:   Peter Terry. Service to the Cause of God versus Professional Clergy (2024). On Bahá'u'lláh's prohibition of a professional priesthood, and this prohibition as interpreted by the acts and words of Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  7. Posted 2024-04-08, in Published Articles:   Kent Beveridge. From Adrianople to 'Akká', The Austrian Lloyd, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin 4:1 (1986). Aiming to identify the Lloyd vessels transporting Bahá'u'lláh and His companions, investigating vessels from Gallipoli to 'Akká via Alexandria, using Lloyd Triestino archives for identification. [about]
  8. Posted 2024-04-08, in Study Guides:   Stephen D. Dighton. His New Name: A Biblical Examination of the Claims of Bahá'u'lláh (1994). Summary of Bahá'í concepts, including quotes from both the Bible and the Bahá'í Writings, answering the most common concerns of Christians about Bahá'u'lláh's claims; also functions as a course syllabus and outline. [about]
  9. Posted 2024-04-08, in Published Articles:   William P. Collins. Library and Archival Resources at the Bahá'í World Centre, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin 3:4 (1985). Overview of the nature of the Bahá'í World Centre; historical resources at the BWC; Centre for the Study of the Holy Texts; access to BWC resources; classification schemes. [about]
  10. Posted 2024-04-08, in Study Guides:   Some Answered Questions: Study Guide (2024). Detailed study guide to "Table talks" given by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá in ‘Akká between 1904 and 1906 in response to questions posed by Laura Dreyfus-Barney. [about]
  11. Posted 2024-04-08, in Published Articles:   Denis MacEoin. Some Bahá'í and Shaykhí Interpretations of 'the Mystery of Reversal', in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin 1:1 (1982). Prophecies about the appearance of the Qa'im and the significance of certain letters and numbers within a cipher described in an Islamic text. [about]
  12. Posted 2024-04-08, in Study Guides:   World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, The: Study Guide (2024). Detailed study guide of seven letters written by Shoghi Effendi and addressed to the Bahá'ís of the United States and the West, which offer a vision of the relation between the Bahá’í community and the process of social evolution. [about]
  13. Posted 2024-04-04, in Newspaper articles:   Barbara Kay. Looking for Mother's Helper, at Least 15 Years Old, Able to Swim, in National Post (2012). Short essay saying some complimentary things about Bahá'ís, notable partly because published in a mainstream newspaper by a well-known columnist. [about]
  14. Posted 2024-04-04, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Mathnaví-yi Mubárak (2024). Provisional translation of a mathnavi (poem) written in Constantinople in 1863 following His initial declaration in Baghdad. Translated in rhyming couplets with extensive annotations, summary, preface, and introduction. [about]
  15. Posted 2024-04-01, in Book excerpts:   Edith Sanderson. Interview with A.L.M. Nicolas of Paris: Translator of many important works of the Báb, in Bahá'í World Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). Nicolas' life, his encounter with the Bábí movement, his motivations and translation efforts. [about]
  16. Posted 2024-04-01, in Published Articles:   Pritam Singh. Scriptures of Different Faiths, The, in Bahá'í World Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). Overview of Hindu, Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Christian, and Islamic scriptures, emphasizing their teachings and significance across diverse religious traditions. [about]
  17. Posted 2024-03-29, in Books:   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. [about]
  18. Posted 2024-03-27, in Books:   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. [about]
  19. Posted 2024-03-27, in Study Guides:   Light of the World: Selected Tablets of 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Study Guide (2024). Detailed study guide of Tablets of 'Abdul-Bahá describing aspects of the life of Bahá'u'lláh, including the tribulations he suffered, events in his homeland, the purpose and greatness of his Cause, and the nature and significance of his Covenant. [about]
  20. Posted 2024-03-23, in Archives:   50,000 Newspaper Clippings from newspapers.com (2023). Excel files with OCRed text, and PDF files with thumbnail image clippings linked to newspapers.com, of tens of thousands of articles from 1748-2023. [about]
  21. Posted 2024-03-22, in Personal compilations:   Selections from Bahá'í Scripture (1941). Lengthy early compilation. [about]
  22. Posted 2024-03-21, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  23. Posted 2024-03-21, in Study Guides:   Paris Talks: Study Guide (2024). A lengthy study guide of subjects such as the nature of humankind, the soul, the Prophets, the establishment of world peace, the abolition of prejudice, equality, the harmony of science and religion, and the cause of war, from Abdu'l-Bahá's Paris talks. [about]
  24. Posted 2024-03-21, in Study Guides:   Prayers and Meditations: Study Guide (2024). A lengthy study guide of the 184 passages from Bahá'u'lláh's writings selected by the Guardian, which combine prayers and meditative passages and offer the opportunity for personal reflection as well as conversation and communion with God. [about]
  25. Posted 2024-03-21, in Study Guides:   Promulgation of Universal Peace, The: Study Guide (2024). A detailed study guide on subjects such as the coming of age of the human race, the oneness and continuity of the Manifestations of God, and the oneness of religion as a social force for establishing world order and peace, from ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's 1912 talks. [about]

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