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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 Posted 2024-04-09, in Unpublished Articles:   Peter Terry.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]
  26. Posted 2024-03-08, in Pilgrims' notes:   Muhammad-'Ali Faydi. Pilgrim's Note of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Words, A: "Love, love, love. Love attracts the hearts, love captivates the souls…", in Khuláṣi'í az Kháṭirát-i-Jináb-i-'Abdu'l-Mítháq Mítháqíyyih (1920). The importance of love in teaching the Faith, urging believers to demonstrate love through deeds and conduct. [about]
  27. Posted 2024-02-29, in Study Guides:   Selections from the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Study Guide (2024). Lengthy study guide offering insights into the teachings and principles of the Bahá'í Faith through a selection of Bahá'u'lláh's writings on various spiritual and social themes. [about]
  28. Posted 2024-02-29, in Theses:   Sama Shodjai. Singular Room, A: An Exploration of Bahá'í Houses of Worship (2023). Overview of the design principles followed in building the Bahá'í temples, and the intricacies and considerations involved in their design, using Canada as a case study. (Link to document, offsite). [about]
  29. Posted 2024-02-25, in Chronologies/genealogies:   Violetta Zein. Chronologies of the Lives of Bahá'u'lláh, the Báb, 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi (2021). Table of contents for, and links to, 52 detailed biographical chronologies of the Utterance Project. [about]
  30. Posted 2024-02-25, in Published Articles:   Allen K. Jones. Iranian Refugees: The Many Faces of Persecution (1984). A paper detailing the persecution and displacement of Iranian refugees (including Bahá'ís) due to religious, ethnic, and political reasons following the 1979 Iranian Revolution, emphasizing their global spread and challenges in asylum and resettlement. [about]
  31. Posted 2024-02-24, in Study Guides:   Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh: Study Guide (2024). Lengthy study guide offering insights into the teachings and principles of the Bahá'í Faith through a selection of Bahá'u'lláh's writings on various spiritual and social themes. [about]
  32. Posted 2024-02-24, in Pilgrims' notes:   Hadi Rahmani Shirazi. How Parrots Are Taught to Speak, in Payám-i-Baháʼí 366 (2010). An experience of Muhammad Quli Khan Nakha’ee, who went on pilgrimage to meet Bahá’u’lláh. [about]
  33. Posted 2024-02-12, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Bahá'í Perspective on the Concept of "Karma" (2006). Summary of the meaning of karma in Hinduism and Buddhism; Bahá'í views on karma and reincarnation as shown by selected passages in the Hidden Words and other Writings. [about]
  34. Posted 2024-02-11, in Archives:   Diana Rose Yoka. Aboriginal Health, Healing, Spirituality, Truth and Forgiveness, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). [needs abstract] [about]
  35. Posted 2024-02-11, in Books:   Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 1:2, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). The complete issue of volume 1 number 2. [about]
  36. Posted 2024-02-11, in Books:   Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 4, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 4 (2002). The complete issue of volume 4. [about]
  37. Posted 2024-02-11, in Books:   Australian Bahá'í Studies: Vol. 3, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). The complete issue of volume 3. [about]
  38. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Payam Pakravan. Bahá'í Social and Economic Development: Participating in the Unfoldment of World Civilisation, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  39. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Billy D. Todd. Benevolence of Chaos and Uncertainty, The, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 4 (2002). [needs abstract] [about]
  40. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Kiser Barnes. Competing for the Oneness Of Mankind: The Influence of the Bahá'í Faith on the Olympic Games, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). [needs abstract] [about]
  41. Posted 2024-02-11, in Essays and short articles:   Paul Friedman. Developing the Secretariat of a Local Spiritual Assembly, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  42. Posted 2024-02-11, in Books:   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. [about]
  43. Posted 2024-02-11, in Essays and short articles:   Vahid Payman. Drug Abuse Prevention: The Spiritual Dimension, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  44. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Mark T. Wood. Genealogical Background of the Founders of the Bábí and the Bahá'í Faiths, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). [needs abstract] [about]
  45. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Felicity Rawlings. Maharishi Ayurveda: A Bahá'í Exploration, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). Some of the therapeutic strategies of Maharishi Ayurveda and comparative assessment to the Bahá’í writings, and as seen in light of our the understanding of homeostasis, pathogeny, and the mind-body relationship. [about]
  46. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   David Levick. Maturation and Learning in the Bahá'í Community, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  47. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Paul Friedman. Meditation and Health, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). [needs abstract] [about]
  48. Posted 2024-02-11, in Book Reviews:   Ron Price. Memorials of the Faithful: Review, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  49. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Ladan Rahmani. Promoting a Culture of Human Rights: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights and the Bahá'í community in the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  50. Posted 2024-02-11, in Essays and short articles:   Darryl French. Protocols in Aboriginal Communities, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 4 (2002). [needs abstract] [about]
  51. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Hedi Moani. Teaching the Faith in Australia 1963-1975: Personal Recollections, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 1:2 (1999). [needs abstract] [about]
  52. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Ron House. Unhealthy Science, Religion, and Humanities: The Deep Connection and what Bahá'u'lláh had to say about it, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). [needs abstract] [about]
  53. Posted 2024-02-11, in Fiction:   Jay Tyson. Wise Men of the West, The: A Search for the Promised One in the Latter Days (2019). Sample chapters from a 2-volume novel of historical fiction on Miller and the Adventists through the quest of a Quaker and a researcher as they search beyond the Holy Land, following clues from Jewish, Muslim, Zoroastrian, Hindu, and Buddhist prophecies. [about]
  54. Posted 2024-02-11, in Published Articles:   Farahnaz Feeney and Kynan Feeney. Youth Suicide in Australia: Future Directions in the New Millennium, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 4 (2002). [needs abstract] [about]
  55. Posted 2024-02-10, in Unpublished Articles:   Catherine Gent. Bahá'í Faith in Austin, The: The Early Years (1992). Covers years 1912–1971, and includes appendix "Anna Reinke: First Baha'i in Texas." [about]
  56. Posted 2024-02-10, in Books:   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. [about]
  57. Posted 2024-02-10, in Provisional translations:   Letter to the Believers in Portland, Oregon: 1914 June 1 (1914). One-paragraph letter of greeting and encouragement, sent from Hotel Tiberias, Syria; includes historical picture of the hotel. [about]
  58. Posted 2024-02-10, in Provisional translations:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Letter to the Portland, Oregon Spiritual Assembly: 1914 October 14 (1914). Text and photograph of a hand-written letter that offers praise for the Portland assembly; identifies Williams Jennings Bryan, then Secretary of State, as a candle for peace; and warns of some "corrupted souls" coming to America (i.e. covenant breakers). [about]
  59. Posted 2024-02-10, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Prières et méditations: Choix de prières et de méditations révélées par Bahá'u'lláh, compilé et traduit en anglais par Shoghi Effendi (2024). French translation of Prayers and Meditations. [about]
  60. Posted 2024-02-09, in Audio:   Ray Estes and Miles Lane. Abrahamic Covenant as the Pathway to the Glory of God, The: Exploring the Mysteries of Divine Unity (2006). 77 audio files of talks and interviews by a born-again Christian who became a Bahá'í, and related material, including presentations on spiritual truths and the rapture of "end times," and archive of the website innermeanings.com. [about]
  61. Posted 2024-02-09, in Study Guides:   Horace Holley. Epistle to the Son of the Wolf: A Study and Discussion Course (1952). Short syynopsis of the book in outline form, with some study topics at the end, prepared for the Louhelen Baha'i School. [about]
  62. Posted 2024-02-09, in Books:   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.) [about]
  63. Posted 2024-02-09, in Study Guides:   Universal House of Justice Letter Dated 28 November 2023, The: A Study Guide (2024). Study guide of the document "Reflections on the First Century of the Formative Age." Includes the letter, an outline and study questions and answers by paragraph. [about]
  64. Posted 2024-02-07, in Theses:   Allan L. Ward. Historical Study of the North American Speaking Tour of 'Abdu'l-Baha and a Rhetorical Analysis of His Addresses, An (1960). The original thesis that would be the basis for the later book 239 Days: Abdu'l-Baha's Journey in America. [about]
  65. Posted 2024-02-06, in Published Articles:   Nooshfar Afnan. Encouragement of the Arts During the Ministry of 'Abdu'l-Bahá: The Services of Master Calligrapher Mishkín-Qalam, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 33:1-2 (2023). ‘Abdu’l-Bahá promoted the arts, including through support of Mishkín-Qalam and artistic conceptions for the interment of the remains of the Báb, the construction of the first Bahá’í House of Worship, and transcription of Bahá’í literature. [about]
  66. Posted 2024-02-06, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  67. Posted 2024-02-06, in Published Articles:   William Stell. Guess Who's Coming to Church: The Chicago Defender, the Federal Council of Churches, and Rethinking Shared Faith in Interracial Religious Practice, in Church History 92:3 (2023). Exploring "Go-to-a-White-Church Sunday" initiated by Robert S. Abbott (1922) and "Race Relations Sunday" (1923), calling for critical analysis of assumed shared faith in interracial practice. [about]
  68. Posted 2024-02-06, in Published Articles:   Jordan van Rijn. Learning to Sift: Reflections on Ten Years of Engaging with the Economics Discourse, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 33:1-2 (2023). Collaborators explored diverse approaches how to examine economic discourse from a Bahá’í perspective, offering guidance to others in similar processes. [about]
  69. Posted 2024-02-06, in Published Articles:   Sahba Shayani. Literary Imitation in Three Poems Attributed to Tahirih Qurrat al-ʿAyn, in Hawwa 21:4 (2023). The poetry of Tahirih has largely been ignored by historians, partly from politico-religious intolerance, but also because of a lack of detailed information and primary sources; comparison of three of her most famous istiqbál poems. [about]
  70. Posted 2024-02-06, in Chronologies/genealogies:   Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Teaneck NJ. Progressive Revelation Poster (n.d.). One-page poster giving a visual representation of the Manifestations that have come to nine countries or regions of the world. [about]
  71. Posted 2024-02-06, in Books:   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. [about]
  72. Posted 2024-02-06, in Published Articles:   ABS-NA Executive Committee. Ten Year Retrospective, 24 July 2023, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 33:1-2 (2023). Retrospective outlining some of the ABS' key developments over the last ten years in response to the invitation of the Universal House of Justice to help build “the capacity of the friends to contribute to the prevalent discourses of society”. [about]
  73. Posted 2024-02-05, in Songs & Music:   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. [about]
  74. Posted 2024-02-05, in Theses:   Tracey Booth Snipes. Teaching As Worship: Pedagogy of the Spirit in the Narratives of Bahá'í Educators (2007). How Bahá'ís' perception of their role as educators, along with their interpretation of religious philosophy and professional experience, help shape their teaching and work; the effect of human secularism and religious theory on the academic experience. [about]
  75. Posted 2024-02-04, in Essays and short articles:   Book of Revelation, The: Explanations from the Letters of 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Mirza Abul Fazl (1933). Discussion of the content and symbolism of the biblical Book of Revelation. [about]
  76. Posted 2024-02-04, in Scripts and screenplays:   Anonymous. Divine Plan, The: A Skit (n.d.). 3-page screenplay dramatizing the building of the World Order of Bahá'u'lláh and its unfoldment and spread across the world. [about]
  77. Posted 2024-02-04, in Essays and short articles:   Elucidation of the Meaning of the Greatest Name by 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Mirza Abu'l Fadl (n.d.). 2-page summary of the meanings and prayerful use of the word Bahá (glory, splendour, light). [about]
  78. Posted 2024-02-04, in Personal letters:   Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Haifa. Letter to the Friends, Throughout the East and the West, through the Spiritual Assemblies (1938). 3-page report by Z. N. Zeine on questions directed at a Dr. 'Abdu'llah Jawid in Khorasan "as a result of recording himself as a Bahá'í on his military identity card" and his subsequent demotion after declining to stop promoting the Faith. [about]
  79. Posted 2024-02-04, in Research notes:   Morgan Edna McKinney. Perpetual Bahá'í Calendar (n.d.). One-page table showing the Bahá'í days of the year in relation to the Gregorian calendar. [about]
  80. Posted 2024-02-04, in Notable Talks:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Personal Remarks to the Friends (1953). [needs abstract] [about]
  81. Posted 2024-02-04, in Essays and short articles:   Ali-Akbar Furutan. Proofs of the Authenticity of the Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1974). [needs abstract] [about]
  82. Posted 2024-02-04, in Notable Talks:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Public Address of Ruhiyyih Khanum to the 1953 Conference in Wilmette (1953). [needs abstract] [about]
  83. Posted 2024-02-04, in Essays and short articles:   Franklin Kahn. Reaching and Teaching the Indians: Clinics and Task Force Discussions #17 (1967). [needs abstract] [about]
  84. Posted 2024-02-04, in Chronologies/genealogies:   Significant Events in Bahá'í History (1969). Two-page chronology of major events in Bahá'í history, 1817-1969. [about]
  85. Posted 2024-02-04, in Study Guides:   Spiritual Reinforcement: Study Questions, Compilation, and Quiz (1957). Questions and quizzes for individual study and group discussion, on "what every Bahá'í should know" about the Covenant and the Bahá'í way of living. [about]
  86. Posted 2024-02-04, in Research notes:   Oni A. Finks. Synopsis of the Bahá'í Administrative Order (n.d.). Chart showing relationships between different levels, and functions, of the Bahá'í Institutions. [about]
  87. Posted 2024-02-04, in Personal letters:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. To the Bahá'í Youth (n.d.). [needs abstract] [about]
  88. Posted 2024-02-04, in Personal compilations:   Twenty-four Questions and Answers in Bahá'í Administration (n.d.). [needs abstract] [about]
  89. Posted 2024-02-04, in Essays and short articles:   Anonymous. Two Comings of Messiah as Foretold in the Hebrew Scriptures (n.d.). [needs abstract] [about]
  90. Posted 2024-02-03, in Essays and short articles:   Appreciations of the Bahá'í Faith (1972). [needs abstract] [about]
  91. Posted 2024-02-03, in Songs & Music:   Louise R. Waite. Bahá'í Hymns of Peace and Praise (1908). Fourteen hymns, with sheet music. [about]
  92. Posted 2024-02-03, in Essays and short articles:   Anonymous. Bahá'í Hymns, The: Explanations and Meanings (n.d.). Four page summary of some Bahá'í hymns, followed by study questions. [about]
  93. Posted 2024-02-03, in Research notes:   Bahá'í Teachings Concerning Christ: List of References (n.d.). Five-page index to the Bahá'í Writings on various topics of Christian history and teachings. [about]
  94. Posted 2024-02-03, in Essays and short articles:   Anonymous. Comparative of Dynamics in Navajo Ceremonial and the Bahá'í World Faith, A (n.d.). Short summary of religious practices, chants, and dances of the Navajo and the Pueblo peoples. [about]
  95. Posted 2024-02-03, in Personal letters:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Excerpts from a Letter from Ruhiyyih Khanum (1943). Passages from a letter distributed by the National Teaching Committee on the topic of steadfastness in light of living a busy life in times of chaos. [about]
  96. Posted 2024-02-03, in Letters from the Guardian:   Shoghi Effendi. Extract of a Letter to Leroy Ioas on the Duration of the Bahá'í Dispensation (1935). One-paragraph extract of letter from the Guardian to Ioas through H. Rabbini, dated November 14 1935, on the confusion of the terms "cycle" and "dispensation." [about]
  97. Posted 2024-02-03, in Personal letters:   Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Letter from Mr. Faizi to Lineberger Family (n.d.). [needs abstract] [about]
  98. Posted 2024-02-03, in Personal letters:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Message to First Canadian National Convention (1948). Message to the delegates and friends attending the First Canadian National Bahá'í Convention, Montreal, 1948; also published in Baha’i News Sept/Oct 1948. It is not clear if this hand-typed document preceded, or followed, the published version. [about]
  99. Posted 2024-02-03, in Pilgrims' notes:   Amelia Collins. Notes from a Talk about Visiting Haifa (n.d.). Notes taken from a talk given by Collins about her months visit in Haifa, on obligatory prayers, the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, alcohol, Judaism, persecution, and Ruhiyyih Khanum ("...we all like to hear something of the wife of Shoghi Effendi"). [about]
  100. Posted 2024-02-03, in Notable Talks:   Tarazu'llah Samandari. Notes Taken from a Visit to the Bahá'is at Hawthorne California (n.d.). [needs abstract] [about]
  101. Posted 2024-01-31, in Encyclopedia articles:   Encyclopaedia Iranica. Encyclopaedia Iranica: Selected articles related to Persian culture, religion, philosophy and history, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (1982). Sorted, categorized collection of links to over 170 articles. [about]
  102. Posted 2024-01-30, in Notable Talks:   Amelia Collins. Address to the Bahá'ís of Los Angeles, California (1954). [needs abstract] [about]
  103. Posted 2024-01-30, in Essays and short articles:   Winston Evans. Contacts: National Teaching Committee Guidance on Outreach and Teaching (n.d.). Extracts from the "Teaching News Bulletin" of Great Britain. [about]
  104. Posted 2024-01-30, in Research notes:   Lucy Jane Marshall. Convention Report, 1927 (1927). Short summary of the 19th Bahá'í national Bahá'í convention, held in Montreal, May 19 1927, taken from the report of Lucy Marshall, delegate from San Francisco; this was the first convention of the Baha'is to be held in Canada. [about]
  105. Posted 2024-01-30, in Research notes:   Dispensations of Time: Scriptural References (n.d.). Short chronology and graph of biblical passages visualizing human history through seven stages of innocence, conscience, government, promise, law, the church age, and the age of the Kingdom. [about]
  106. Posted 2024-01-30, in Essays and short articles:   Monaver Khanum. Dream of Monaver Khanum (n.d.). One page account of a dream recounted by the daughter of Abdul-Baha, as told to an unknown interlocutor. [about]
  107. Posted 2024-01-30, in Pilgrims' notes:   Alice Dudley. Excerpts of Notes during Pilgrimage to Haifa (1957). Excerpts of notes by Alice Dudley of Orleans, France, during pilgrimage to Haifa April 15-23, 1957. [about]
  108. Posted 2024-01-30, in Pilgrims' notes:   Aline Shane-Devin. Extracts from Notes Taken at Acca (1907). [needs abstract] [about]
  109. Posted 2024-01-30, in Study Guides:   Genevieve L. Coy. Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh Course: Index of References (1956). Index to topics in the Hidden Words, prepared for a course at Green Acre Bahá'í School in 1955; later distributed by the American National Teaching Committee, 1956. [about]
  110. Posted 2024-01-30, in Study Guides:   Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani. Holy Mariner, The (n.d.). List of meanings of some passages of the Tablet of the Holy Mariner. [about]
  111. Posted 2024-01-30, in Pilgrims' notes:   Anna Grossmann and Elsa Grossmann. In the Presence of Shoghi Effendi in Haifa in April 1937 (1937). [needs abstract] [about]
  112. Posted 2024-01-30, in Notable Talks:   Artemus Lamb. Informal Talk before the West Hollywood Bahá'í Community (1953). [needs abstract] [about]
  113. Posted 2024-01-30, in Personal letters:   Bahiyyih Khanum. Letter from Bahiyyih Khanum, A: To the Friends of the Lord and the Handmaids of the Merciful throughout the West (1924). [needs abstract] [about]
  114. Posted 2024-01-30, in Personal letters:   Edward C. Getsinger. Letter to Isabella Brittingham on Reincarnation and Return (1916). A letter written by Getsinger read before the Washington D.C., Baha’i Assembly, April 16, 1916, to "Mrs. B," presumably Isabella Brittingham. [about]
  115. Posted 2024-01-30, in Letters from the Guardian:   Shoghi Effendi and Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Letter to the Bahá'ís of Macy Nebraska (1947). One-paragraph letter of greeting from the Guardian, with a short intro from Ruhiyyih Khanum, stating that the original population of the United States has a "great future" and will find "great blessings" in accepting Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  116. Posted 2024-01-30, in Study Guides:   Marjorie McCormick. New and Effective way to Study the Kitab-i-Igan, A (1958). One-page subject index prepared as a suggested guide for study, prepared for Geyserville Bahá'í School, July 1958. [about]
  117. Posted 2024-01-30, in Notable Talks:   Lottie Lindfoot. Notes from the 1933 Convention (1933). Summaries of talks by Horace Holley, Allen McDaniel, Paul Haney, Peter Kahn, Mr. Taylor, May Maxwell, Florence Lorol Schopflocher, Curtis Kelsey, Leroy Ioas, Bishop Brown, Philip Sprague, Doris McKay, et al. [about]
  118. Posted 2024-01-30, in Notable Talks:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. Notes of Address in Ottawa, Ontario (1960). [needs abstract] [about]
  119. Posted 2024-01-30, in Pilgrims' notes:   Agnes Baldwin Alexander. Notes of Shoghi Effendi's Words (1937). Notes from the dinner table in Haifa, May 11 1937, taken before Alexander's departure the following day. [about]
  120. Posted 2024-01-30, in Research notes:   Agnes Baldwin Alexander. Notes on the Annual Bahá'í Convention (1949). [needs abstract] [about]
  121. Posted 2024-01-30, in Essays and short articles:   May Maxwell. Notes on Turning to the Guardian (1949). One page of notes regarding turning to the Guardian and the guardianship to achieve success in the Faith. [about]
  122. Posted 2024-01-30, in Study Guides:   Emogene Hoagg. Outline for Study of Some Answered Questions, An (1941). A seven-page outline, prepared for the Bahá'ís of Vogel Park, Cleveland GA in a study group June 14-21, 1941. [about]
  123. Posted 2024-01-30, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  124. Posted 2024-01-30, in Notable Talks:   Horace Holley. Spiritual Spring (1956). A talk on divine renewal, given at the temple foundation hall, Wilmette, Naw Ruz 1956. [about]
  125. Posted 2024-01-30, in Provisional translations:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Tablet of Abdu'l-Bahá to Shoghi Effendi: With Introduction by Zia Bagdadi (ca. ). One-paragraph Tablet revealed for the Guardian when he was five years old, followed by an explanation by Zia Bagdadi, translator. [about]
  126. Posted 2024-01-30, in Books:   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. [about]
  127. Posted 2023-12-17, in Study Guides:   Universal House of Justice Letter Dated 28 November 2023, The: A Study Guide (2023). In-depth exploration of the document "Reflections on the First Century of the Formative Age." Includes the letter and study questions by paragraph. [about]
  128. Posted 2023-12-16, in Provisional translations:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Supplication To the Believers of God and the Maid-servants of the Merciful, Portland, Oregon: 1914 August 4, in Star of the West 5:11 (1914). Text, and photograph of a small poster, of a translation of a one-paragraph Tablet. [about]
  129. Posted 2023-12-10, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  130. Posted 2023-12-07, in BIC Documents:   Bahá'í International Community. European Strategy for the Elderly, A: The Irreplaceable Role of Community Life (2023). Statement envisioning the elderly as invaluable contributors to community life, emphasizing their role as active participants in shaping a cohesive and vibrant society. [about]
  131. Posted 2023-12-01, in Essays and short articles:   Susan Maneck. Prophets of Mahabad, and Nature of Creation: The Two Questions of Manakji Limji Hataria (2011). Discussion of Baha’u’llah’s letters to Manakji Hataria as found in the Tabernacle of Unity, compiled from an email discussion group archive; the context of the questions and their answers against the background of Ishraqi philosophy. [about]
  132. Posted 2023-11-28, in Unpublished Articles:   Wolfgang Klebel. Reflections about the Greatest Name of God in the Bahá'í Faith (2023). Two words used in the name of God "Alláh’u’Abhá": Alláh = God and Abhá = glorious; name reversal with the Manifestation, "God of All-Glory" versus "Glory of God." [about]
  133. Posted 2023-11-28, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Reflections on the First Century of the Formative Age (2023). Overview of the Faith's developments and activities during the previous century, including the Guardianship, global expansion, community building and development, participation in societal discourse, and construction of the Bahá'í World Centre. [about]
  134. Posted 2023-11-27, in Pilgrims' notes:   Robert Gregory Shaw. Julia's Journey: A Life Illumined by the Light of Akká (2023). A brief record of the background of Julia M. Grundy and her lifelong services to the Faith following a 1905 pilgrimage, based on genealogical and internet sources, with extracts from her pilgrim notes relating to personal encounters with 'Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  135. Posted 2023-11-25, in Research notes:   Michael Sours. Aantekeningen: Kitáb-i-Íqán (Boek van Zekerheid) (2023). Uitleg over een van de hoofdthema's in Bahá'u'lláh's Boek van Zekerheid. [about]
  136. Posted 2023-11-25, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Droits et libertés individuels (2023). Translation of the letter "Individual Rights and Freedoms" by the Universal House of Justice (1988 Dec. 29): a commentary about individual rights and responsibilities in the Bahá’í Faith and its relevance with the present concepts on freedom of speech. [about]
  137. Posted 2023-11-25, in Glossaries & Dictionaries:   Transliteration System Used in Bahá'í Literature, The (2023). Overview of the transliteration / transcription system used by Shoghi Effendi, including a list of common Bahá'í names and terms. [about]
  138. Posted 2023-11-18, in Essays and short articles:   Muhammad Asad. Message of The Quran, The: Appendices (1980). Symbolism and allegory in the Qur'án; al-Muqatta'at (opening letters); the term and concept of Jinn; the night journey: four appendices to a translation of the Qur'án by a European scholar and later Muslim convert. No mention of the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  139. Posted 2023-11-16, in Published Articles:   Dell J. Rose. Avalonian Bahaism: Esotericism, Orientalism, and the Search for Direction in Early Twentieth Century Britain, in Aries – Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism (2023). The thought of British religious teacher Wellesley Tudor Pole and his advocacy of the Bahá'í Faith as compatible with various mystic ideologies at the centre of a worldwide spiritual revival; esotericists around Glastonbury and the Chalice Well Trust. [about]
  140. Posted 2023-11-15, in Introductory:   Harvard Pluralism Project: Baha'i (2023). Six overview essays on Bahá'í history, beliefs, and practices. (Offsite) [about]
  141. Posted 2023-11-12, in Published Articles:   Naghme Naseri Morlock. Religious Persecution and Oppression: A Study of Iranian Baha'ís' Strategies of Survival, in Journal of Hate Studies 17:2 (2021). Research based on extensive interviews exploring three ways that members of the Bahá'í community responded to diaspora and persecution: passing as Muslim, religious constancy in the face of danger, and alternating "passing" with open displays. [about]
  142. Posted 2023-11-11, in BIC Documents:   Bahá'í International Community. Baha'i Institute Of Higher Education, The: A Creative And Peaceful Response To Religious Persecution In Iran (1999). Overview of the history and architecture of BIHE, the independent, full-fledged, yet completely decentralized, university system run by Bahá'ís in Iran. [about]
  143. Posted 2023-11-10, in Essays and short articles:   Rauf Murtuzov. Apparent Contradictory Dates in Bahá'í Texts Regarding the Public Announcement of the Prophet Muhammad (2023). Short discussion of quotes showing an apparent discrepancy between writings of the Báb and Abdu'l-Bahá on the date of the proclamation of Muhammad. [about]
  144. Posted 2023-11-10, in Books:   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. [about]
  145. Posted 2023-11-09, in Published Articles:   Naghme Naseri Morlock. From Outsider to Outsider: A Study of Iranian Bahá'ís' Identity in Iran and the United States, in Journal of Hate Studies 18:1 (2023). The denial of a national identity of Bahá'ís in Iran; their experiences in the U.S.; cultural differences between immigrant and American Bahá'ís; the importance of religious identity; how religious, national, and cultural identities are negotiated. [about]
  146. Posted 2023-11-08, in Newspaper articles:   Oregon Newspaper Archive, in The Advocate (1923). 50 news clippings from an "independent paper devoted to the interests of the people" that were found searching newspaper archives for Bahá'í keywords. [about]
  147. Posted 2023-11-07, in Songs & Music:   Michael Knopf. Bahá'í or Spiritual Themed Musical Works (1990). Dozens of musical scores in .pdf and .musx formats, drawn from a lifetime of original music, from a large scale oratorio to smaller choral pieces and didactic work, written by a composer and concert guitarist. [about]
  148. Posted 2023-11-07, in Theses:   Michael Knopf. Paucity of Music in Bahá'í Devotional Practice and Considerations in the Composition of Music for Bahá'í Devotional Purposes, The (1999). Devotional music in Western communities is limited to local and popular expressions and Eastern chant; it is inconsistent. This study proposes ways in which music can be composed to meet these limitations within the guidelines found in the Writings. [about]
  149. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Amin Egea. Abdu'l‐Bahá y la cuestión racial, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Pese a compartir objetivos comunes, la perspectiva sobre la armonía racial del líder de la religión bahá’í y el de muchos de sus coetáneos era diametralmente opuesta y, también lo eran sus propuestas para la transformación social. [about]
  150. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Amaya Blanco Garcia. Acción social y escritura creativa: un binomio fructífero, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Un caso práctico de aprendizaje y servicio llevado a cabo en la Universidad de Las Palmas en el que, al aunar un concepto de acción social con la escritura creativa, ha demonstrada el arte puede nutrirse de los procesos de cambio social y vice versa. [about]
  151. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Jose Luis Marques Utrillas. Análisis comparativo de la ética del trabajo en cuatro tradiciones religiosas y su impacto sobre la organización económica y social: del judaísmo a la Fe bahá'í, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Cómo la escritura y estudio entre los judíos los llevó a su alto nivel intelectual en la Edad Media y al auge de intelectuales y artistas. Cómo el cristianismo conservó en los monasterios el saber, el trabajo y el arte, para evolucionar de forma distinta. [about]
  152. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Jordi Vallverdu Segura and Josuke Nakano. Architectures of Thinking, The, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Sacred architectures play a role in shaping cognition — which results from the relationships between the subject and their surroundings. By sharing an environment and its relationships, members of a community define their values, attitudes, and "reality." [about]
  153. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Peter J. Khan. Dedication of the Bahá'í House of Worship in Sydney, in Australian Bahá'í Studies 3 (2001). Reflections on the fortieth anniversary of the Bahá’í House of Worship in Sydney, highlighting its significance for the Australian Bahá’í community. [about]
  154. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Farshad Arjomandi. El liderazgo que viene, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Aquí exploramos algunas de las preguntas que esta nueva etapa de la evolución de la humanidad plantea con respecto al liderazgo, para responderlas a la luz de las investigaciones científicas y los principios bahá’ís. [about]
  155. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Patricia De Luna Garcia and Rodrigo Vazquez Canales. Género y catolicismo: Concepciones y realidades de practicantes del catolicismo referente a la pluralidad del género, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Relaciónes entre el ser un practicante del catolicismo y la apertura a la pluralidad de género. La hipótesis que buscaba determinar si hay alguna relación entre el ser católico practicante y estar abierto a las diferentes manifestaciones de género. [about]
  156. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Sergio Garcia Magariño. Hacia un marco conceptual para la acción y el discurso: estudio de caso de la Oficina de Asuntos Públicos española ante la crisis de la Covid-19, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Este artículo explora algunos de los aprendizajes que la Oficina de Asuntos Públicos (OAP) de la comunidad bahá'í de España obtuvo en sus esfuerzos por contribuir al discurso público en los espacios nacionales desde 2014. [about]
  157. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Saul Palacios. Importancia de las Escrituras en la Ética Laboral Protestante, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). La ética laboral protestante (PWE) se fundamentaba en un fuerte componente. La PWE ya no está únicamente asociada a los cristianos, sino que se encuentra presente en individuos de distintos credos, desvinculándola de todo otro aspecto religioso. [about]
  158. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Aldo Marcelo Caceres. La construcción de comunidades y el compromiso social de los bahá'ís en Madrid, Sevilla, Barcelona y Valencia, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Este estudio pretende dar visibilidad a una serie de actividades educativas y de compromiso social, que los bahá’ís vienen desarrollando en Madrid, Sevilla, Barcelona y Valencia, por comprender sus profunda vocación de servicio. [about]
  159. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Nobel Augusto Perdu Honeyman. Precedentes de elementos de gobernanza en religiones: Aportaciones de la Fe bahá'í para la gobernanza futura, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Agunos apuntes sobre el papel desempeñado por algunas religiones del pasado en el desarrollo y consolidación de lo que ahora se conoce como obernanza; los conceptos de las enseñanzas de la Fe bahá’í que pudieran relacionarse con la gobernanza global. [about]
  160. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Alkhaldy Ayman and Alhrahshehr Rakan. Religious Extremism in a Multifaceted Context, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Deconstruction of the word "extreme" in religious perspectives; proposal for a complete framework encompassing the many different components that make up religion: the intellectual, ceremonial, social, and political dimensions, beyond a focus on violence. [about]
  161. Posted 2023-11-03, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. The "Tablet of the True Seeker" from the Kitáb-i-Íqán (Book of Certitude) (1931). Guidance to the true seeker, a passage from the Kitáb-i-Íqán (Book of Certitude). [about]
  162. Posted 2023-11-03, in Published Articles:   Ruben Jimenez Majidi. Una perspectiva bahá'í acerca del rol de los medios de comunicación y transporte en la configuración de una sociedad internacional, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). Una investigación cualitativa basada en una revisión documental y bibliográfica acerca de la influencia de tecnologías de comunicación y transporte sobre procesos sociales, y sus correlación con la visión que proyectan las enseñas, y el avance cientía. [about]
  163. Posted 2023-11-01, in Published Articles:   Marcos Alan Ferreira. Peace in Perspective: The Historical Development of Peace Studies and the Bahá'í Concept, in Journal of the Sociology and Theory of Religion 13:1 (2022). How the peace concept evolved through history, and how it dialogues with perspectives of Bahá’í writings and thinkers vs. the conceptual frameworks of Peace Studies, in light of an understanding of violence, human nature, and unity. [about]
  164. Posted 2023-10-31, in Book excerpts:   Eileen Maddocks. 1844: Convergence in Prophecy for Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'í Faith (2018). Parallels between the Millerite expectations of Christ's return in the West, expectations of the return of the Twelfth Imam in the East, and emergence of the Twin Prophets of the Bahá'í Faith — as promised in the Hebrew scriptures — from Shi'i Islam. [about]
  165. Posted 2023-10-31, in Book excerpts:   Eileen Maddocks. Coming of the Glory, The: How the Hebrew Scriptures Reveal the Plan of God (2020). Prophecies dating back to the book of Genesis about the future time of glory, when their descendents would inherit the promises associated with the Covenant: an age of global peace and the unity of humankind. [about]
  166. Posted 2023-10-30, in Presentations:   Violetta Zein. `Abdu'l-Bahá, the "Mystery of God" / Abdu'l-Bahá, Le "Mystère de Dieu" (2021). Slideshow prepared by the Utterance Project for the centenary of the ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. In English, French, Italian, and Indonesian. [about]
  167. Posted 2023-10-30, in Presentations:   Violetta Zein. Extraordinary Life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá Slideshow / La vie extraordinaire de 'Abdu'l-Bahá diaporama (2021). This slideshow is a condensed version of the nine-part, 400-page, 900-photos & graphics online chronology, designed as an introduction to his life created for the centenary of his passing, entitled “The Extraordinary Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.” [about]
  168. Posted 2023-10-30, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  169. Posted 2023-10-30, in Personal compilations:   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). [about]
  170. Posted 2023-10-28, in Biographies:   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. [about]
  171. Posted 2023-10-27, in Essays and short articles:   Harry Liedtke. `Abdu'l-Bahá's Tablet of the Universe (2023). Summary of the themes and meanings behind the Lawh-i-Aflakiyyih in light of contemporary science. [about]
  172. Posted 2023-10-27, in Newspaper articles:   Marion Weinstein. ['Abdu'l-Bahá] Declares Zionists Must Work with Other Races: From the Globe and Commercial Advertiser (New York, July 17, 1919), in Star of the West 10:10 (1919). An interview with 'Abdu'l-Bahá on the League of Nations, Bahá'í ideas for peace, and the Holy Land. [Note: at this time in history, years before the Second World War, the terms "Zionist" and "Palestine" had somewhat different meanings.] [about]
  173. Posted 2023-10-27, in Book Reviews:   Sheridan Sims. Agnes Baldwin Alexander, Hand of the Cause of God, by Earl Redman and Duane Troxel: Review (2023). [about]
  174. Posted 2023-10-27, in Books:   Abdu'l-Bahá. 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. [about]
  175. Posted 2023-10-27, in Provisional translations:   Three Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh to Mullá Yahúdá, an Early Jewish Convert to the Bahá'í Faith from Hamadán (2023). English side-by-side with Persian or Arabic of three short Tablets. [about]
  176. Posted 2023-10-27, in Essays and short articles:   Wm. Keith Bookwalter. Who Was Daniel Jordan?: A Tribute (1992). Detailed overview of the life and thought of Dr. Jordan, philosopher and educator. [about]
  177. Posted 2023-10-15, in Pilgrims' notes:   Ahmad Sohrab. Historical Context for the Prayer 'O God! Refresh and Gladden My Spirit...': Extract from the Diary of Ahmad Sohrab (1914). Two page excerpt from the diary, dated May 9 1914, responding to these questions: what should Bahá'ís expect to accomplish; the origin of evil; the purpose of one's life; the Golden Age; what is hell; what are Bahá'u'lláh's objectives. [about]
  178. Posted 2023-10-12, in Pilgrims' notes:   Various. 239 Days in America: Compilation of Essays from 239days.com (2012). Compilation of text and visuals from the website 239days.com, covering Abdu'l-Bahá's visit from April 11 - Dec 5, 1912. [about]
  179. Posted 2023-10-12, in Books:   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. [about]
  180. Posted 2023-10-12, in Published Articles:   E. G. Browne. Introduction: A Traveller's Narrative Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb (1891). Overview of Browne's early research into the Bábís and his collecting their historical materials; autobiographical summary of part of his career; impressions of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. [about]
  181. Posted 2023-10-08, in Published Articles:   Hooshmand Badee. به سوی یک جامعه مشترک المنافع در اتحادیه جهانی بهائی از دیدگاه حضرت ولی امرالله (Bih Súy-i-Yik Jámi'iy-i-Mushtaraku'l-Manáfi' dar Ittiḥádíyyiy-i-Jaháníy-i-Bahá'í az Dídgáh-i-Ḥaḍrat-i-Valíyy-i-Amru'lláh): "Towards a Bahá'í World Commonwealth from the Guardian's Perspective", in Khúshih-Há'í Az Kharman-i-Adab va Honar 17 (2013). [about]
  182. Posted 2023-10-08, in Published Articles:   Hooshmand Badee. حضرت عبدالبهاء - پیشگام اقتصاد اخلاقی (Ḥaḍrat-i-'Abdu'l-Bahá: Píshgám-i-Iqtiṣád-i-Akhláqí): "'Abdu'l-Bahá - A Pioneer of Moral Economics", in Payam-i Bahá'í 503-504 (2021). [about]
  183. Posted 2023-10-08, in Books:   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). [about]
  184. Posted 2023-10-08, in Published Articles:   Hooshmand Badee. نظری اجمالی به زیانهای ناشی از تبعیضات اقتصادی بر ضد جامعه بهائی در ایران (Naẓarí Ijmálí bih Zíyán-háy-i-Náshí az Tab'íḍát-i-Iqtiṣádí bar Ḍidd-i-Jámi'iy-i-Bahá'í dar Írán): "A brief overview of economic apartheid against the Bahá'ís in Iran and its impact on the economy of Iran", in Payam-i Bahá'í 428 (2015). [about]
  185. Posted 2023-10-06, in Essays and short articles:   Susan Gammage. Various Essays (2013). 47 short essays on following the teachings and living a Bahá'í life, life coaching and counselling, recovery from substances or abuse, family matters, dreams, elections, debt, abortion, and more. Includes bios of Bruce Matthews and Caroline Lehmann. [about]
  186. Posted 2023-10-05, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  187. Posted 2023-10-05, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  188. Posted 2023-10-05, in Legal/gov't. Documents:   Ministerio de la Presidencia, relaciones con las cortes y memoria democratica. Orden PCM/1065/2023, de 18 de septiembre, por la que se declara el notorio arraigo de la Comunidad Bahá'í de España, a los efectos previstos en la Ley Orgánica 7/1980, de 5 de julio, de Libertad Religiosa, in Boletín Oficial del Estado 230 (2023). La Comunidad Bahá'í de España solicitó una "declaración de raíces notorias". La Subdirección General de Libertad Religiosa examinó la documentación, concluyendo que los bahá'ís reúnen todos los requisitos necesarios para obtener la declaración. [about]
  189. Posted 2023-10-05, in Books:   Hasan Fuadi Bushru'i. 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). [about]
  190. Posted 2023-10-04, in Published Articles:   Nosratollah Rassekh. Christianity, A.D. 138, in World Order 14:3-4 (1979-1980) (1980). Detailed description of what life might have been like for a Roman or a Christian in the year 138, covering both history, politics, and daily life; the often-secret growth of early Christianity in the context of the Roman Empire. [about]
  191. Posted 2023-10-04, in Videos:   Marco Oliveira. Estudo da Epístola Filho do Lobo (2022). Links to six videos in Portuguese: translation and adaptation of Melanie Smith's Study Guide to the Epistle to the Son of the Wolf (1991), first taught as an online course in 2021 for friends in Portugal and Brazil and then recorded for Youtube. [about]
  192. Posted 2023-10-04, in Videos:   Marco Oliveira. Estudo da Súriy-i-Haykal (2023). Nine videos. Nesta Epístola, Bahá'u'lláh revela a majestade e a glória do Templo - que é o Seu próprio Ser - e apresenta novos aspectos da revelação de Deus. [about]
  193. Posted 2023-10-04, in Published Articles:   Gulbeniz Babayeva Majnun qizi. Molla Nasreddin Magazine and Bahá'í Faith, in Universidad y Sociedad 15:4 (2023). Mollá Nasr-al-Din, a weekly journal in Azeri Turkish published from 1906-1931, provided a platform for social and political commentary and criticized autocratic regimes; tensions between the magazine and Bahá'ís, whom it sharply criticized. Link. [about]
  194. Posted 2023-10-04, in Book Reviews:   Firuz Kazemzadeh. Remembering the Master: A Review of Ramona Allen Brown's Memories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Recollections of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in California, in World Order 14:3-4 (1979-1980) (1980). [about]
  195. Posted 2023-10-03, in Essays and short articles:   Frances Bradford Jones Edelstein. Personal Recollections of Famagusta (1964). Two-page summary of time pioneering in Cyprus, 1954-1956, with a passing mention of pioneering in Switzerland. [about]
  196. Posted 2023-10-03, in Visual Materials:   Walter Jones and Emma Maxie Jones. Walter and Emma Jones Bahá'í Archive Photo Album (2008). Album of 475 annotated images of Bahá'í friends and associates of the Walter (1888-1990) and Emma Maxie (1904-1984) Jones family, from 1925 to 1994. [about]
  197. Posted 2023-10-02, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  198. Posted 2023-10-02, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  199. Posted 2023-10-01, in Essays and short articles:   Dorothy Baker. Path to God, The: 1956, in Bahá'í World Vol. 12 (1950-54) (1956). Some elements for spiritual success: power through prayer and nine benefits of prayer, victorious living, and immortality. [about]
  200. Posted 2023-10-01, in Essays and short articles:   Dorothy Baker. Path to God, The: 1937 (1937). Essay published as a pamphlet about the goal of life, revelation and access to heaven, self-improvement while on earth, prayer and spiritual surrender, loving the Messenger and following his teachings. [about]
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