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  1. 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Moojan Momen (1995). On Abdu'l-Baha, eldest son of Baha'u'llah and successor to him as leader of the Bahá'í Faith, known as the authoritative expounder and perfect exemplar of the Bahá'í teachings and as the Center of Bahá'u'lláh's Covenant. [about]
  2. Abdu'l-Baha, by Constance Elizabeth Maud, in Sparks among the Stubble (1924). Chapter on Abdu'l-Baha and Qurratu'l-Ayn, from a book of biographical studies. [about]
  3. 'Abdu'l-Baha, in Encyclopedia of World Biography (2004). [about]
  4. 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Life and Teachings, by Alessandro Bausani and Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1:1 (1985). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  5. 'Abdu'l-Bahá: Portrayals from East and West, by Ali-Kuli Khan and John Bosch, in World Order, 6:1 (1971). Recollections of Abdu'l-Baha, taken from papers of Ali-Kuli Khan and the conversations of John and Louise Bosch. [about]
  6. Abdu'l-Bahá: The Center of the Covenant, by Juliet Thompson, in World Order, 7:12 (1948). [about]
  7. Abdu'l-Bahá: The Mystery of God, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Overview of the life of Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  8. 'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás, by Firuz Kazemzadeh, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the eldest son and appointed successor of Bahá’u’lláh, the Center of His Covenant, and the Head of the Bahá’í Faith from 1892 to 1921, regarded, along with the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh, as one of the Central Figures of the Bahá’í Faith. [about]
  9. 'Abdu'l-Baha in Edinburgh: The Diary of Ahmad Sohrab, by Ahmad Sohrab (2008). Diary of Abdu'l-Baha's visit to Edinburgh by Ahmad Sohrab, January 6-10, 1913. [about]
  10. `Abdu'l-Bahá in Egypt: September 1910, by Julio Savi, in Lights of Irfan, 14 (2013). Historical and political background of Abdu'l-Baha's various travels to Egypt, discussion of the people he met, and press coverage. [about]
  11. Account of How I Became a Bahá'í and My Stays in Paris in 1901 and 1937, An: Written at the Request of Mrs. Laura Dreyfus-Barney, by Agnes Baldwin Alexander (1958). [about]
  12. Account of the Death of Mirza Yahya Subh-i-Azal, by Alili Ridvan, in Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion. [about]
  13. Adíb Tálaqání (Hand of the Cause), by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  14. Adventures in Biographical Research: John and William Cormick, by Vincent Flannery, in Solas, 4 (2004). Biographical details of the only European known to have met the Bab, William Cormick, and his father John Cormick. [about]
  15. Afnán: Genealogy of the Afnān Family, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  16. Afnán Family, The: Some Biographical Notes, by Ahang Rabbani (2007). Genealogy of the Báb and biographies of his descendants; meaning of afnan. [about]
  17. Ahmad, The Flame of Fire, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). History of the recipient of the Tablet of Ahmad, extracted from an article by Hand of the Case Jinab-i-Abu'l-Qasim-i-Faizi in Baha'i News, 1967. [about]
  18. Ahmad-i-Yazd, by Richard Francis (1993). Life of the recipient of the Arabic Tablet of Ahmad. [about]
  19. Ahsá'í, Shaykh Ahmad, by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  20. Akhund, Haji (Haji Mulla `Ali-Akbar Shahmirzadi), by Moojan Momen (1995). Short biography of an Iranian Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  21. Alain Locke, by Christopher Buck, in American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, Supplement XIV (2004). [about]
  22. Alain Locke: Bahá'í Principles and the Salvation of Democracy, by Christopher Buck (2007). Long presentation in slide format on the history and influence of Alain Locke. [about]
  23. Alain Locke: Baha'i Philosopher, by Christopher Buck, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 10 (2001). Biography of one of the important African American intellectuals and his impact on American thought and culture. Includes two letters written by or on behalf of Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  24. Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy, by Christopher Buck (2005). [about]
  25. Alain Locke: Race Leader, Social Philosopher, Baha'i Pluralist: includes Alain Locke in his Own Words: Three Essays and a poem, by Christopher Buck and Alain Locke, in World Order, 36:3 (2005). Article by Buck, poem "The Moon Maiden" and three essays by Locke introduced by Buck: "The Gospel for the Twentieth Century," "Peace between Black and White in the United States," and "Five Phases of Democracy: Farewell Address at Talladega College." [about]
  26. Alavíyyih Khánum and 'Alí Ján, Mullá, by Mehraeen Mottahedin-Mavaddat and Moojan Momen, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the couple, both distinguished Iranian teachers of the Bahá’í Faith; Mullá ‘Alí Ján was executed for his faith. [about]
  27. Alexander, Agnes: 70 years of service, by Duane Troxel, in Bahá'í News (1983). Biography of a prominent American Baha'i and Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  28. Ali Akbar Furutan, In Memoriam, by Universal House of Justice (2003). Obituary containing a brief biography of Ali Akbar Furutan, one of the longest surviving Hands of the Cause of God. [about]
  29. Alí Akbar Shahmírzádí (Hájjí Akhund), by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  30. Ali Bastami, Mulla, by Moojan Momen (1995). [about]
  31. Alí Bastámí, Mullá, by Moojan Momen, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the second disciple to recognize the Báb, and the first Bábí martyr. [about]
  32. Alí Bastámí, Mullá, by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  33. Alice Buckton: Baha'i Mystic, by Lil Osborn (2014). Buckton, a central figure in the re-establishment of Glastonbury as England's spiritual centre, visited Abdul Baha in Egypt and received him at her home in Surrey, and visited the U.S. to help spread the Baha'i movement. [about]
  34. Amatu'l-Bahá Visits India, by Violette Nakhjavani (1966). The story of Rúhíyyih Khánum's 9-month journey across India and Southeast Asia in 1964, as told by her travel companion. [about]
  35. Ambassador at the Court: The Life and Photography of Effie Baker, by Graham Hassall (1999). Extensive biography of Effie Baker, an early Australian Baha'i. [about]
  36. Ameen Rihani and the Unity of Religion: The Politics of Time and the Politics of Eternity, by Suheil Bushrui, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 24:3-4 (2014). Overview of the life and thought of a Lebanese-American writer, intellectual, and political activist, who believed in the oneness of religions and the brotherhood of nations and devoted his life to promoting East-West understanding. [about]
  37. Amín Hájjí: trustees of Huqúqu'lláh, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  38. Amin, Haji Abu'l-Hasan, by Moojan Momen (1995). [about]
  39. Amoz Everett Gibson: The First Black Member of the Universal House of Justice, by Richard Francis (1998). Biography of a prominent black Baha'i teacher and former member of the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  40. Anne Gould Hauberg and Mark Tobey: Lives Lived for Art, Cultivated by Spirit, by Anne Gordon Perry, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 26:4 (2016). On the friendship and working relationship between Seattle art patron Hauberg and Seattle-based painter Tobey. [about]
  41. Áqá Khan Kermání, by Mangol Bayat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 2 (1987). Brief excerpt, with link to full article offsite. [about]
  42. Aqasi, Haji Mirza ('Abbas Iravani), by Sholeh A. Quinn, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the prime minister of Iran under Muhammad Shah Qajar from 1835 to 1848, regarded by Bahá’ís as the Antichrist of the Bábí dispensation. [about]
  43. Ardakání, Hajjí Abu'l-Hasan (Hand of the Cause), by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 2 (1987). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  44. Armstrong, Counsellor Leonora: A Loving Portrait, by Kristine Leonard Asuncion, in Bahá'í News, 617 (1982). Brief biographical sketch of Counsellor Armstrong, the "Spiritual Mother of South America" (1895-1980). [about]
  45. Artist Biographies from Arts Dialogue (2001). A list of artist profiles which can be found in the Baha'i Association for the Arts newsletter (offsite). Linked articles include poetry, photography, and samples of visual art. [about]
  46. Ashraf, Ghodsieh, by Mahnaze A. da Silveira, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2012). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  47. At 48 West Tenth (memories of Juliet Thompson), by Marzieh Gail, in The Diary of Juliet Thompson (1983). [about]
  48. Augur, George Jacob, by Duane Troxel, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the American doctor who became one of the early Bahá’ís of Hawaii and was the first resident Bahá’í in Japan, designated by Shoghi Effendi a Disciple of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. [about]
  49. August Forel Defends the Persecuted Persian Bahá'ís: 1925-1927, by John Paul Vader, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). History of Forel's involvement with the Faith. Includes correspondence from Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  50. August Rudd: The First Bahá'í Pioneer to Sweden, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). History of the Baha'i Faith in Sweden, 1920-1947. [about]
  51. Auguste Forel: His Life and Enlightment, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian, in Bahá'í Studies, 1 (1976). Overview of Forel's life and his connections with the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  52. Australian Women and Religious Change: Margaret Dixson and the First Melbourne Baha'is, by Graham Hassall, in Proceedings of the Association for Bahá'í Studies (1988). [about]
  53. Australian-New Zealand Bahá'í Connections, The, by David Brown Carr, in 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). History and relationship of the early Australian and New Zealand Baha'i communities, the magazine Herald of the South, and some brief biographies. [about]
  54. Áyatí, Abdu'l-Husayn, by Iraj Afshar, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  55. Báb in Shiraz, The: An Account by Mírzá Habíbu'lláh Afnán, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 16 (2008). Recollections of the early years of the Bab and his family, and the times following his declaration; written by a relative. [about]
  56. Báb, The: The King of Messengers, by Riaz Ghadimi (2009). A talk by Dr. Riaz Ghadimi, published posthumously in English. [about]
  57. Báb, The (ʿAlí Mohammad Shirází), by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  58. Babi Martyrs, Some, by John Walbridge, in Essays and Notes on Babi and Bahá'í History (2002). Includes bios of Shaykh Salih Karimi, Mulla Abd al-Karim Qazvini, the Farhadis of Qazvin, the Seven Martyrs of Tehran, and others. [about]
  59. Badi, Áqá Buzurg, by Richard Francis (1993). Life of "the Pride of the Martyrs." [about]
  60. Badí` Khurasani, by Moojan Momen (1995). Short biography of Badi, a Baha'i renowned for his bravery and devotion. [about]
  61. Baha'i a religion of unity and peace, by Liz Monteiro, in The Record (2011). Profile of Dharlene and Sheldon Valeda, and the Baha'is of Kitchener, Ontario. [about]
  62. Baha'i Association for the Arts. Biographies of, essays about, and artwork by contemporary Baha'i artists. [about]
  63. Bahá'í Faith in Iran, The, by John Walbridge, in Essays and Notes on Babi and Bahá'í History (2002). Includes essay "Three Clerics and a Prince of Isfahan: background to Bahá'u'lláh's Epistle to the Son of the Wolf" and bios of Ayatollah Khomeini and Zill al-Sultan. [about]
  64. Bahá'í Faith in Turkey, The, by John Walbridge, in Essays and Notes on Babi and Bahá'í History (2002). Includes bios of individuals from Turkey who figure prominently in Baha'i history. [about]
  65. Bahá'í Studies in Europe, by Peter Terry (1981). Interviews with and bios of individuals engaged in study of the Babi and Baha'i religions, and descriptions of archives, in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, and Wales, 1980-81. [about]
  66. Bahá'íyyih Khánum, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  67. Bahá'u'lláh, by Juan Cole (1995). Biography of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  68. Bahá'u'lláh, by Juan Cole, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  69. Bahá'u'lláh, A Brief Life: The Word Made Flesh, by Hasan M. Balyuzi (1963). Two long essays on the life of Baha'u'llah, published in conjunction with the Baha'i Centennial (1963): "Baha'u'llah: A Brief Life," followed by an essay on the Manifestation, "The Word Made Flesh." [about]
  70. Bahiyyih Khanum: Eulogy for the Greatest Holy Leaf, in the Guardian's handwriting, by Shoghi Effendi (1932). A hand-written tribute to Bahiyyih Khanum, a daughter of Baha'u'llah. [about]
  71. Bahiyyih Khanum: The Greatest Holy Leaf, by Bahá'í World Centre. A compilation from Bahá'í sacred texts and writings of the Guardian of the Faith and Bahíyyih Khánum's own letters. [about]
  72. Baker, Euphemia Eleanor, by Graham Hassall, in Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 14: 1940-1980, ed. John Ritchie (1996). Short biography of an early Australian Baha'i. [about]
  73. Baker, Richard Edward St. Barbe, by Wendi Momen and Anthony A. Voykovic, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the world-famous environmentalist, founder in 1922 of Men of the Trees, the first global conservation movement, author of many books and articles. [about]
  74. Balágí, Muhammad Jawád (anti-Bahá'í activist), by Etan Kohlberg, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  75. Balyuzi, H. M., by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  76. Balyuzi, Hasan M., by Richard Francis (1998). Brief bio of this "Hand of the Cause of God, the Treasure of All Humanity." [about]
  77. Barághání, Muhammad Taqí, by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  78. Barbara Senn Hilty Ehrsam, by Duane L. Herrmann (1997). [about]
  79. Barbara Sims' Contribution to Bahá'í Scholarship in Asia Pacific, by Sandra S. Fotos, in ABS North America Bulletin, 82 (2003). Two memorial articles for Barbara Sims, Pioneer to Japan from 1953-2002, biographer of Agnes Alexander, and author of many histories of Baha'is in eastern Asia. [about]
  80. Bárfurúshí, Muhammad `Alí, by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  81. Barney, Alice Pike, by Catherine McNickle Chastain, in American National Biography Online (2000). [about]
  82. Bausani, Alessandro, by Biancamaria Scarcia Amoretti, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2008). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  83. Bernard Leach, Potter: A Biographical Sketch, by Robert Weinberg, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). [about]
  84. Betty Becker, Valiant Servant Pioneer, by Earl Redman (2017). The story of a Bahá’í from Kansas who moved first to Alaska to spread the Bahá’í Faith there and then to Chile. Link to document offsite. [about]
  85. Bicentenaire de Bahá'u'lláh, by Bahá'í International Community (1992). French translation of the Bahá'í International Community's 1992 Statement on Bahá'u'lláh, updated for the 2017 bicentennial of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh. [about]
  86. Billie Marie (Tuttle) Brackett, by Richard Francis (2003). [about]
  87. Biographical letter from a Hindu villager, by Daya Ram Malviya (1974). A glimpse into the life of an Indian convert to the Faith. [about]
  88. Biographies of Jamal-i-Burujirdi, by Adib Taherzadeh and Dariush Lamie (1998). Three short biographies of about the man who asked to be exempt from the laws of the Aqdas. [about]
  89. Biography of Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney, by Laura Clifford Barney and Shoghi Effendi (1928). A biography of the first French Baha'i, followed by telegrams and letters from Shoghi Effendi to Laura Dreyfus-Barney and Hippolyte's sister Mrs. Yvonne Meyer-May. [about]
  90. Biography of Wilhelmina Sherriff Bain (2013). Compilation of documents about an early feminist and peace advocate who received a Tablet from Abdu'l-Baha in 1908. [about]
  91. Bios of Mihraban Rustam Bulbulan and Kaushal Kishore Bhargava, by Dipchand Khianra, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). "One Kind Deed," a bio of Mihraban Rustam Bulbulan, and "Kaushal Kishore Bhargava: An Appreciation." [about]
  92. Brief Sketch of the Life of Hugh Chance, A: Thirty-year member of the Universal House of Justice, by Duane L. Herrmann (1994). Biography partly based on personal interviews with Chance over Thanksgiving weekend, 1994. [about]
  93. Brittingham, Isabella, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  94. Browne, Edward Granville, by Moojan Momen (1995). Short biography of an English orientalist and famous scholar of the Babi and Baha'i Faiths. [about]
  95. Browne, Edward Granville: life and academic career, by Michael Wickens, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 4 (1990). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  96. Bushrú'í, Mullá Muhammad Husayn, by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 4 (1990). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  97. Chase, Thornton, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  98. Chase, Thornton, by Robert Stockman, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the first person in the West to become a steadfast Bahá’í, one of the founders of the Chicago Bahá’í community, included by Shoghi Effendi among a number of prominent early Bahá’ís he designated "Disciples of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá." [about]
  99. Chase, Thornton, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 5 (1992). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  100. Chase, Thornton: The First Bahá'í from the Western Hemisphere, by Richard Francis (1998). Biography of the life of Thornton Chase, a prominent early American Baha'i. [about]
  101. Chosen Highway, The, by Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield (Sitarih Khanum) (1940). [about]
  102. Claiming legitimacy: Prophecy narratives from northern aboriginal women, by Julie Cruikshank, in The American Indian Quarterly (1994). Includes a discussion of Angela Sidney, a Tagish elder who was very active in the Baha'i Faith, and who believed that there is not necessary any conflict between Anglicanism, Baha'i, and indigenous shamanism. [about]
  103. Clara Dunn: A Spiritual Pioneer, by Michael Day (2010). Brief bio of Dunn, followed by an overview of the Australian Baha'i community. [about]
  104. Cobb, Stanwood and Ida Nayan Whitlam: Bios and photos from "Find a Grave". Short biographies of Stanwood Cobb and his wife Ida. [about]
  105. Collins, Amelia: The Fulfilled Hope of 'Abdu'l-Baha, by Richard Francis (1993). Short biography of a prominent American Baha'i. [about]
  106. Commentary on a Passage in the Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, by Moojan Momen, in Lights of Irfan, 14 (2013). Short biography of the Son of the Wolf, Aqa Najafi; summary of persecutions from 1874-1903; and the Epistle's references to Qayyumu’l-Asma and the Muslim dawn prayer for Ramadan. [about]
  107. Conqueror for St. Helena, A: A Tribute to Catherine Huxtable, by W. G. Huxtable, in Bahá'í News, 522 (1974). Huxtable, member of the LSA of Toronto, traveled from Canada to fulfil various pioneering goals, all while suffering from muscular dystrophy. [about]
  108. Conqueror of Hearts: Excerpts from Letters, Talks, and Writings of Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (2002). Collection of articles, personal letters, and learned talks, edited for posting as a single book. Includes Persian translation. [about]
  109. Conqueror of Hearts: Talks by Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí, by Shirley Macias and Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). Biography, and talks by Faizi to the World Congress (1963) and Wilmette House of Worship (1974). [about]
  110. Contemporary Biographies and In Memoriams, by Jack McLean (1999). Biographies of contemporary Baha'is, known personally to the author: Andy Andrews, Charles Keedwell, Damian Firth, Edna Halsted Nablo, Ian Semple, Latifa Toeg, Majorie Eleanor Merrick, Michel Morisset, Peter Paul Morgan, Suzanne Sabih. [about]
  111. Conversion of the Great-Uncle of the Báb, The, by Ahang Rabbani, in World Order, 30:3 (1999). The history of Hájí Mírzá Sayyid Muhammad (1798-1876), maternal uncle of The Bab. [about]
  112. Count Joseph Arthur Gobineau, Professor Clement Imbault-Huart, in A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Rationalists (1920). Two short dictionary entries. [about]
  113. Crown of Glory: Memoirs of Jinab-i-Aziz'u'llah Azizi, by Aziz'u'llah Azizi (1991). Autobiography of Jináb-i-Azízí, "the Tailor," a companion of 'Abdu'l-Baha who travelled with the Master to London and Paris, and also met with Shoghi Effendi. Includes photographs, and provisional translations of several Tablets. [about]
  114. Cyprus Exiles, The, by Moojan Momen, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, 5:3-6:1 (1991). History of Mirza Yahya's family and the four followers of Baha'u'llah exiled with them in Cyprus. Includes genealogies. [about]
  115. Czar Alexandre II: Breve apontamento biográfico e a sua relação com a religião Bahá'í, by Marco Oliveira (2007). Breve resumo histórico da vida do Czar Alexandre II; a relação da Russia com os Baha'is e a Epistola de Baha'u'llah a Czar. Short description of the life of Tzar Alexander II, Russia, and the Tablet of Baha'u'llah to the Tzar. [about]
  116. Darius K. Shahrokh: Obituary, by Grace Shahrokh, in American Bahá'í (2005). Bio of the creator of Windows to the Past study series. [about]
  117. Dawlatábádí, Sayyed Yahyá, by Abbas Amanat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 7 (1996). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  118. Dawn-Breakers: Nabil's Narrative of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Revelation, by Nabil-i-A'zam (1932). The extensive and preeminent history of Babism and the early Baha'i Faith, by Nabil-i-A'zam [aka Mullá Muḥammad-i-Zarandí, aka Nabíl-i-Zarandí]. [about]
  119. Diary of H.M. the Shah of Persia, during his tour through Europe in 1873, The, by Nasir al-Din Shah (1874). Contains no mention of the Babi or Baha'i Faiths, but is useful for historical context, and a window into the Sháh's worldview. [about]
  120. Divine Simplicity: Remembering the last Hand of the Cause of God, 'Ali-Muhammad Varqa, by Jack McLean (2008). Biography of Dr. Varqa, partly based on interviews with people who knew him in Iran. [about]
  121. Dodge, Arther Pillsbury, by Richard Francis (1998). Life of the first president of the New York Bahá'í Community (1898) and "disciple of Abdu'l-Baha." [about]
  122. Dodge, Arthur, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  123. Dodge, Arthur Pillsbury, by Robert Stockman, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the early American Bahá’í named by Shoghi Effendi a Disciple of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. [about]
  124. Dr. Cormick's Accounts of his Personal Impressions of Mirza 'Ali Muhammad, The Báb, by Dr. Cormick, in Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion. A Westerner's account of meeting the Bab and an account of separate incidents involving the persecution of Babis. [about]
  125. Dreyfus-Barney, Hippolyte and Laura Clifford, by Shapour Rassekh, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 7 (1996). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  126. Dunn, Clara and Hyde, by Graham Hassall (2000). Biography of two early Baha'i teachers and pioneers. [about]
  127. Dunn, Clara and John Henry Hyde, by Graham Hassall, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the couple who went to Australia in 1920 in response to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s call for worldwide expansion of the Bahá’í Faith and firmly established it in the Antipodes, designated Hands of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  128. Dunns, The: Keys to Their Success, by Madge Featherstone and Kaye Waterman, in 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). [about]
  129. Dyar, Harrison Gray, Jr., by Pamela M. Henson (2005). Bio and linked articles about the man who edited Reality magazine and also achieved infamy in Washington, DC for underground tunnel building. [about]
  130. Early Believers in the West, Some, by Grace Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Stories of Thornton Chase, John David Bosch, Lua Moore Getsinger, May Ellis Bolles Maxwell, William Sutherland Maxwell, Thomas Breakwell, John Ebenezer Esslemont, George Townshend, and Horace Hotchkiss Holley. [about]
  131. Edward Granville Browne, by Christopher Buck, in British Writers, Supplement XXI (2014). Bio of E.G. Browne, with focus on his books and translations. [about]
  132. Ella del Valiente Corazón: La Vida de Miss Eve Blanche Nicklin (1895-1985), "Madre Spiritual del Perú", by Boris Handal Morales (2002). The life of Eve Nicklin, "Spiritual Mother of Peru." [about]
  133. Emergence of a Bahá'í Consciousness in World Literature: The Poetry of Roger White, by Ron Price (2002). A study of White's verse with a short biography and an analysis of the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  134. Emogene Hoagg: Exemplary Pioneer, by Amine De Mille, in Bahá'í News, 511 (1973). Biography of travel-teacher and translator of the Writings into Italian. [about]
  135. Enlightened Scholarship: E.G. Browne and H.M. Balyuzi, by Richard Logan (1996). Examination of the qualities of scholarship embodied by E. G. Browne and H. M. Balyuzi. [about]
  136. Episodes in the Life of Munirih Khanum, by Munirih Khanum (1924). A short autobiography by the wife of 'Abdu'l-Baha; early draft of Munirih Khanum: Memoirs and Letters. [about]
  137. Epistle to the Son of the Wolf (Lawh-i-Ibn-i-Dhib): Biography of Siyyid Ismail of Zavarih, by Iraj Ayman (1999). [about]
  138. Esslemont, John Ebenezer, by Moojan Momen (1995). Short biography of a famous Baha'i author and Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  139. Eve Nicklin: She of the Brave Heart, by Boris Handal (2011). The life of the "Spiritual Mother of Peru." [about]
  140. Events and Tragedies of Manshád, The, by Muhammad-Tahir Malmiri (2007). Events and martyrs from the uprisings in Manshad and Yazd, in 1903. A translation of Haji Málmírí's Tarikh Shuhaday Yazd, pp. 432-503. [about]
  141. Extraordinary Life and Work of Robert Felkin, Bahá'í Mage, The, by Lil Osborn (2012). Felkin was a physician, missionary, a Baha'i — and a Golden Dawn "magician" searching for esoteric truths. [about]
  142. Extraordinary Life and Work of Wellesley Tudor Pole, The: Baha'i Seer, by Lil Osborn (2013). On the role of Baha'i beliefs in the life and spiritual quest of Tudor Pole. [about]
  143. Fádl Mázandarání, Mírzá Asadu'lláh, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 9 (1999). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  144. Fadl-i-Qa'ini: The Tamed Phoenix, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). History of an early Baha'i, teacher of Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani, and in whose honor the Lawh-i-Hikmat was revealed. [about]
  145. Fadl-i-Shirazi: Guided By Dreams, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of an early believer; content derived from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat by Aziz'u'llah Sulaymani. [about]
  146. Failure of the Tommy Kabu Movement, The: A Reassessment of the Evidence, by Graham Hassall, in Pacific Studies, 14:2 (1991). [about]
  147. Family and Early Life of Tahirih Qurrat al-`Ayn, The, by Moojan Momen, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 11 (2003). Summary of information about the ancestry and background of Tahirih available in Persian and Arabic; tensions in her paternal family, which must have affected her as she grew up. [about]
  148. Family of Vahid Darabi, The, by Ahang Rabbani (2004). Ancestry and history of many Babis involved in the Nayriz uprising, 1850. [about]
  149. Fayzí, Abu'l-Qásim (Hand of the Cause), by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 9 (1999). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  150. Fazel Mohammad Khan, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1999). The life of Fazel "Frank" Khan, an Australian Muslim convert to the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  151. Fiftieth Anniversary of the Passing of Bahiyyih Khanum, The Greatest Holy Leaf, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Includes compilations about Bahiyyih Khanum, a selection of her letters, the 50th anniversary commemoration (1982), a bibliography, and tributes by Ruhiyyih Khanum, Ali Nakhjavani, and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani. [about]
  152. First and Finest: John Henry and Clara Hyde Dunn in Australia, by Graham Hassall, in Herald of the South (1985). Introduction of the Baha'i Faith to Australia and New Zealand. [about]
  153. First Obligation, The: Lady Blomfield and the Save the Children Fund, by Robert Weinberg (1998). Bio prepared for the UK Baha'i Centenary (1998-99). [about]
  154. Flame of Fire, A, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Conqueror of Hearts (1967). Biography of the recipient of the Persian Lawh-i-Ahmad. [about]
  155. Foreword to 'Abdu'l-Baha in America: The Diary of Agnes Parsons, by Sandra Hutchison, in Abdu'l-Bahá in America: The Diary of Agnes Parsons (1996). Overview of 'Abdu'l-Baha's journeys to America and his meetings with Agnes Parsons. [about]
  156. Forutan, Alí-Akbar, by Iraj Ayman, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2012). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  157. Freya Stark: Letters: Volume 1: The Furnace and the Cup 1914-1930, by Freya Stark (1974). Letters about a stay in Baghdad in 1929, with a few passing references to Baha'is she met. [about]
  158. From Copper to Gold: The Life of Dorothy Baker, by Dorothy Freeman Gilstrap (1984). This biography’s purpose is to reflect not only the chronology of Baker’s life, but also the drives, the suffering, the delights, and the peak moments of decision that helped make her who she was. [about]
  159. Genealogy of Bab, The, by Mirza Abid, in The Dawn-Breakers. Genealogy of the family of the Bab and the family of Baha'u'llah in relation to the Bab. [about]
  160. Genealogy of Shoghi Effendi, by Grover Gonzales (1957). A hand-drawn chart of Shoghi Effendi's family history. [about]
  161. Genealogy of the Aghsan and the Afnán (2005). Two family trees, one for The Bab and the other for Baha'u'llah. [about]
  162. Genealogy of The Báb and Bahá'u'lláh, by Kay Zinky (1950). Chart showing the Semitic line of prophets, including source citations. [about]
  163. Gertrude Bell and the Babi and Baha'i Faiths, by Jamileh Yazdi (2017). Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) was a British scholar and government official who knew the Middle East well, met `Abdu’l-Bahá and was in contact with Bahá’ís in Iran, Iraq and Palestine. Link to document offsite. [about]
  164. Giachery, Ugo: Obituary, in American Bahá'í (1989). [about]
  165. Gillespie, Dizzy, by Barry Kernfeld, in American National Biography Online (2000). [about]
  166. Glimpse of Glory, A: Stories of the Life of Baha'u'llah, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Anecdotes about some early followers of Baha'u'llah, and the circumstances of his own life. [about]
  167. Glimpse of Ruhiyyih Khanum and Her 17 Days in Korea, by Jack Davis. Overview of of Ruhiyyih Khanum (Mary Maxwell)'s tour through Korea, May 6-23, 1984. [about]
  168. Glimpses into the Life of Laura Dreyfus-Barney, A, by Mona Khademi, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 10 (2009). [about]
  169. Gobineau, Joseph Arthur de, by Calmard Jean, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 11 (2003). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  170. Great Safari of Hand of the Cause Rúhíyyih Khánum, The, by Violette Nakhjavani, in Bahá'í News, 468-513 (1970). A diary of Ruhiyyih Khanum's travels through Africa. Serialized in Baha'i News in 26 issues, from 1970 through 1973. [about]
  171. Greatest Holy Leaf's Unparalleled Role in Religious History and the Significance of the Arc, the Site of Her Resting Place, The, by Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani, in Lights of Irfan, 15 (2014). Biography of Abdu'l-Baha's sister, who acted as his "deputy, His representative and vicegerent, with none to equal her." Her burial place on Mount Carmel determined the location of the Arc and the later buildings of the World Centre. [about]
  172. Greenleaf, Charles, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  173. Greenleafs, The: An Eternal Reunion, by Emeric Sala, in Bahá'í News, 510 (1973). Brief bio of Elizabeth and Charles Greenleaf, who were members of the group of Midwest Baha'is which began with Thornton Chase in the 1890s in Chicago. [about]
  174. Gregory, Louis G.: The Advancement of Racial Unity in America, by Harlan F. Ober, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1993). Short biography of an early African-American Baha'i. [about]
  175. Gregory, Louis George, by Gayle Morrison, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the African American lawyer who became a leading Bahá’í speaker, writer, administrator, and proponent of race unity and equality, member of the national governing body of the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada, and Hand of the Cause. [about]
  176. Grinévskaia, Izabélla Arkád'evna, by A. Grachëva, in Dictionary of Russian Women Writters (1994). Short bio of a poet and playwright who wrote a social drama Bab ed-Din (1903), dedicated to the life and teachings of The Bab — a play she considered "her most significant dramatic work" — and its sequel Bekha-Ulla (1912). [about]
  177. Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith, The, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1988). An abridged and updated version of the author's biography Priceless Pearl. [about]
  178. Gulick and Three Women: Diary of a Cross-country Auto Trip to and back from the 1942 Bahá'í National Convention, by Margaret Marie Rutledge (2015). Diary by the sister of Barbara Sims of a cross-country road trip from California to Chicago with Ramona Allen Brown, Marzieh Gail, and Robert Gulick. [about]
  179. Gulpáygání, Mirza Abu'l-Fadl, by Moojan Momen (1995). [about]
  180. H. Collis Featherstone, by Graham Hassall, in Australian Bahá'í Bulletin (1990). Biography of a prominent Australian Baha'i and Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  181. H. Collis Featherstone 1913-1990: An Extraordinary, Ordinary Man, by Graham Waterman and Kaye Waterman, in 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). [about]
  182. Hagiography: The Art of Setting Inspirational Examples for a Religious Community, by Iscander Micael Tinto, in Lights of Irfan, 17 (2016). The life of Jesus was the example against which saints were measured, and the lives of saints were the examples against which the general population measured itself. Comparison of Attar's "Muslim Saints and Mystics" with Abdu'l-Baha's "Memorials." [about]
  183. Hainsworth, Philip (2001). Bio of a prominent pioneer, administrator, and author. [about]
  184. Halabi, Shaikh Maḥmud Khorásání, founder of Hojjatiya, by Mahmoud Sadri, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 11 (2003). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  185. Hand of the Cause Mr. `Alí-Akbar Furútan, 1905-2003, by Barron Harper and et al.. Compilation of information about Mr. Furutan: biography, in memoriam, photograph, and list of his books. [about]
  186. Hand of the Cause of God Abu'l-Qásim Faizí: Biography and photographs, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). [about]
  187. Hands of the Cause (Ayádí Amr Alláh), by Denis MacEoin, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  188. Hands of the Cause of God: List of 43 brief bios, with photos (2013). Table of mini bios and thumbnail photos for 43 Hands of the Cause. [about]
  189. Hands of the Cause of God: Personal Recollections, by Bill Washington (2014). Recollections of A.Q. Faizi, A.A. Furútan, Clara Dunn, Rúhíyyih Khánum, Ugo Giachery, Leroy Ioas, Enoch Olinga, Rahmátu’lláh Muhajir, Bill Sears, Agnes Alexander, John Robarts, Collis Featherstone, and Jalal Khazeh. [about]
  190. Haney, Paul, by Richard Francis (1998). Brief bio of the life of a Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  191. Harold and Florence Fitzner: Knights of Bahá'u'lláh to Portuguese Timor, by Graham Hassall, in And the Trees Clapped their Hands: Stories of Bahá'í Pioneers, ed. Clair Vreeland (1994). [about]
  192. Haydar Alí Isfahání, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 12 (2004). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  193. Hayden, Robert Earl, by Robert M. Greenberg, in American National Biography Online (2000). [about]
  194. Henrietta Emogene Martin Hoagg: Short Biographical Monograph, by Peter Terry (1997). Biography of a travel-teacher, translator of the Writings into Italian, and the first pioneer to Italy. She had a great impact on her fellow believers during her lifetime, but is little-recognized today. [about]
  195. Hilda Brooks and the Australian Bahá'í Community, by Graham Hassall, in The Role of Women in an Advancing Civilization, ed. Sitarih 'Ala'í & Colleen Daws (1989). [about]
  196. Historical Account of Two Indian Babis: Sa'en Hindi and Sayyid Basir Hindi, by Sepehr Manuchehri (2001). Includes translated excerpts from a number of Persian sources on these two individuals. [about]
  197. History of Baha'u'llah and the Uniqueness of the Bahá'í Faith, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1994). Overview of the life and writings of Baha'u'llah, with an epilogue on how the Baha'i Faith differs from previous religions. [about]
  198. History of the Bab, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1994). Biography of the Bab, distributed by Images International as a 34-page booklet. [about]
  199. History of the Bahá'í Faith in Japan 1914-1938, by Agnes Baldwin Alexander (1977). An account of the Bahá'í Cause in Japan, China, Korea, and the Hawaiian Islands, prepared by request of the Guardian. [about]
  200. History of the Bahá'í Faith in Trinidad and Tobago: Biographies and newspaper articles, by Kathryn Anderson and Kathleen Farabi (2010). Link to a website containing history and biographies. Includes newspaper articles "First Bahá'í wedding in Trinidad" (1970), "First NSA of the Bahá'ís of Trinidad" (1971), and "Hand of the Cause Ugo Giachery" (1972). [about]
  201. Hoahania, Hamuel, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1999). Short biography of an early Pacific islander convert to the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  202. Hoar, William, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  203. Hofman, David (1997). Two short articles about Hofman, one from 1997 and one on his death in 2003. [about]
  204. Holley, Horace Hotchkiss, by R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram (1995). Biography of a Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  205. Homage to Memorials of the Faithful, An, by Julio Savi, in Lights of Irfan, 17 (2016). Poems inspired by eight of the personages of "Memorials": Shaykh Salman, Nabil-i-Zarandi, Darvish-i-Sidq-‘Ali, Shaykh Sadiq-i-Yazdi, Zaynu’l-‘Abidin Yazdi, Shaykh ‘Ali Akbar-i-Mazgani, ‘Abdu’llah Baghdadi, and Jinab-i-Munib. [about]
  206. Ibn Abhar, Hand of the Cause, by Stephen Lambden, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 7 (1996). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  207. Ibn Asdaq, missionary and martyr, by Stephen Lambden, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 7 (1996). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  208. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). 95 biographies from Baha'i World 18. Includes detailed bios of H.M. Balyuzi, A.Q. Faizi, Robert Hayden, Bernard Leach, Stanwood Cobb, Rahmatu'llah Muhajir, Adelbert Muhlschlegel, Doris Holley, Paul Haney, Enoch Olinga, Muhammad Labib, etc. [about]
  209. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 16 (1973-1976) (1978). [about]
  210. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 14 (1963-1968) (1974). [about]
  211. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 13 (1954-1963) (1970). [about]
  212. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 15 (1968-1973) (1976). [about]
  213. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  214. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 4 (1930-1932) (1932). Ethel Rosenberg, Claudia Stuart Coles, Consul Albert Schwarz. [about]
  215. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 5 (1932-1934) (1936). Bahiyyih Khanum, Keith Ransom-Kehler, Agnes Parsons, Yusuf Khan-i-Vujdani, Arastu Khan Hakim, George Benke, Edwin Scott, Alice Barney, Lisbeth Kitzing. [about]
  216. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 6 (1934-1936) (1937). [about]
  217. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). [about]
  218. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  219. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 7 (1936-1938) (1939). [about]
  220. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 10 (1944-1946) (1948). [about]
  221. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 11 (1946-1950) (1952). [about]
  222. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, vol. 3 (1928-1930) (1930). Hippolyte Dreyfus Barney, Mirza Mahmud Zargani, William H. Randall. [about]
  223. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 17 (1976-1979) (1981). So far, only the table of contents has been posted, for bibliographic purposes. [about]
  224. In Memoriam: Hushmand Fatheazam (1924-2013), by Shahbaz Fatheazam, in Lights of Irfan, 15 (2014). [about]
  225. In Memoriam: Amin Banani (1926-2013), in Lights of Irfan, 15 (2014). [about]
  226. In Memoriam: Bill Washington, by Universal House of Justice and National Spiritual Assembly of Australia (2014). Messages of condolence from the Universal House of Justice and the National Assembly of Australia. [about]
  227. In Memoriam: Houshang Arjmand (1930-2015), in Lights of Irfan, 17 (2016). Short biography of the founder of the Háj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund at the Bahá’í National Treasurer’s Office in the United States, sponsor of Irfan Colloquia publications. [about]
  228. In Memoriam: Hugh McKinley, by Ismael Velasco, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). [about]
  229. In Memoriam: Kamran Ekbal (1946 - 2014), by Ramez Ekbal, in Lights of Irfan, 16 (2015). Bio of a scholar, translator of the Writings, and frequent contributor to the Irfan Colloquia. [about]
  230. In Memoriam: Mahboubeh Arjmand (d. 2013), in Lights of Irfan, 15 (2014). [about]
  231. In Memoriam 1992-1997, in Bahá'í World (2010). The first In Memoriam supplement to Baha'i World after the journal converted to a shorter, annual format in 1992. [about]
  232. In memoriam Barbara Sims, by Universal House of Justice and Sheridan Sims, in Bahá'í News of Japan, No. 299 (2002). Two obituaries of a prominent American-Japanese Baha'i teacher and pioneer. [about]
  233. In Memory of Grace Anderson, by Beth McKenty, in Bahá'í News, 521 (1974). Memories of an early Baha'i from Kenosha, Wisconsin, who met Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  234. Indexes to Bahá'í World volumes: Obituaries, chronologies, contents, illustrations, in Bahá'í World (2013). Seven separate indexes for Bahá'í World, in PDF, Word, and Excel versions. [about]
  235. Ishráq Khávarí, by Vahid Rafati, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 8 (1998). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." [about]
  236. J. E. Esslemont, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 1 (1925-1926) (1926). Esslemont's is the only biography or in memoriam in this first volume of Baha'i World. [about]
  237. Jack Boyd memoirs, by Jack Boyd (2004). Memoirs of Jack and Eileen Boyd, pioneers in Canada, covering the years 1960-2012. Includes recollections of travel, biographies of other Baha'is, and historical observations. [about]
  238. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram: In Memoriam, by Anthony Lee (2004). A short biography of Baha'i scholar and archivist R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram, who passed away October 20, 2004. [about]
  239. John Cornell: in memoriam (1998). Brief bio note written by Dr. Cornell in 1998 for posting at the Baha'i Library Online, and a memoriam biography published by the BCCA in 2001. [about]
  240. John Henry Wilcott: A Pioneer Twice Over, by D. Llewellyn Drong (1998). Book length biography of an early Baha'i pioneer. [about]
  241. Juliet Remembers Gibran: As told to Marzieh Gail, by Juliet Thompson, in World Order, 12:4 (1978). Thompson's recollections of Gibran. [about]
  242. K. C. Porter, by Gary Eskow, in Mix (2002). Interview with a Baha'i music producer and arranger with A & M Records [about]
  243. Kahlil Gibran, by Christopher Buck, in American Writers Supplement XX, ed. Jay Parini (2010). [about]
  244. Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet, by Suheil Badi Bushrui and Joe Jenkins (1998). Includes portrait of 'Abdu'l-Bahá sketched by Kahlil Gibran. [about]
  245. Kaiser Guilherme I: Breve biografia e excertos da epístola revelada por Bahá'u'lláh, by Marco Oliveira (2004). Short biography of Kaiser William I and the tablet revealed by Baha'ullah to this Monarch. [about]
  246. Kázem Rashtí, by Armin Eschraghi, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2013). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  247. Knobloch, Fanny, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  248. Last Refuge, The: Fifty Years of the Universal House of Justice, by Shahbaz Fatheazam (2015). History of the House by the son of 40-year member Houshmand Fatheazam, an eye-witness to its development; organizational structure of Bahá'í polity and its vision of politics; connections between institutions and culture; personal recollections. [about]
  249. Lidia Zamenhof, by John T. Dale (1996). Brief biography of the daughter of Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto. [about]
  250. Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden, The: A Baha'i Perspective, by Ann Boyles (2004). [about]
  251. Life and Times of August Forel, The, by Sheila Banani, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 6 (2005). [about]
  252. Life of Agnes Alexander, by Duane Troxel (1998). Essay prepared for the Baha'i Esperanto League's 25th anniversary booklet (see wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahá'í_Esperanto-League). [about]
  253. Life of Alexander Whyte, The, by G. F. Barbour (1923). One-page overview of Abdul'-Baha's visit to a home in Edinburgh in January 1913. [about]
  254. Life of Baha'u'llah, The, by Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani, in Star of the West, Set 7, Vol 14, Num 10 (1938). Life of the Baha'u'llah by the historian Jinab-i-Fadil (Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani) [about]
  255. Life of Shoghi Effendi, The, by Helen Danesh and John Danesh, in Studying the Writings of Shoghi Effendi, ed. M. Bergsmo (1991). Chapter length biography, and overview of the Guardian's life's work. [about]
  256. Life of Tahirih: The Wonderful Life of Kurratu'l-Ayn, by Asadu'llah Fadil, in Star of the West, Set 7 Vol 14 Num 8 (1923). The Life of the great Heroine of the Babi Faith [about]
  257. Life of the Bab, The, by Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani, in Star of the West, Set 7, Vol 14, Num 7 (1938). Life of the Bab by the historian Jinab-i-Fadil (Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani) [about]
  258. Life of Thomas Breakwell, The, by Rajwantee Lakshiman-Lepain (1998). [about]
  259. Lifetime with Bahá'u'lláh, A: Events in Baghdad, Istanbul, Edirne and ‘Akká while in the Company of Bahá'u'lláh, by Aqa Husayn Ashchi, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 14 (2007). One-third of a lengthy primary-source history, annotated by translator. [about]
  260. List of Descendants of Mirza Buzurg of Nur, the Father of Baha'u'llah, in Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion. Brief genealogy of Baha'u'llah and His family. [about]
  261. Locke, Alain, by Christopher Buck, in Encyclopedia of African American History, Volume 1, ed. Leslie M. Alexander (2010). [about]
  262. Locke, Alain Leroy, by Leonard Harris, in American National Biography Online (2014). [about]
  263. Lonely road to native title determination, A, by Walter Waia, in Australian Bahá'í Studies, vol. 2 (2000). A personal account of the Saibai Island Native Title Claim: a story of an Indigenous Australian who "walked a learning road to fulfill his obligations to his family, his clan and to the community." [about]
  264. Love's Odyssey: The Life of Thornton Chase, by Robert Stockman (1999). [about]
  265. Lua Getsinger: Herald of the Covenant, by Amine De Mille, in Bahá'í News, 489 (1971). Biography of Getsinger, with recollections of Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  266. Macau Bahá'í Community in the Early Years, by Barbara R. Sims (1991). Brief overview of the history of Macau, and a detailed account of Baha'i involvement 1953-1975, and stories of early believers. [about]
  267. Macnutt, Howard, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  268. Mahatma Gandhi and the Bahá'ís: Striving towards a Nonviolent Civilization, by M. V. Gandhimohan (2000). Review of Ghandi's comments about the Faith as well as relationships between his ideas and those of the religion. [about]
  269. Margaret Ariel Gallagher: Field Sergeant of the Western Frontier, by Nevada Metherd (1993). [about]
  270. Marian Crist Lippitt: Short Biographical Monograph, by Peter Terry (1999). Controversial both during her lifetime and after, Lippitt was a trained engineer who applied her rigorous intellect to the study of metaphysics and epistemology, and is best known for developing an education philosophy titled "The Science of Reality." [about]
  271. Martha Root: "Herald of the Kingdom", by Barbara Casterline, in Bahá'í News, 496-497 (1972). Two-part overview of Root's life and a concise history of her travels. [about]
  272. Martyrdom of Hájí Muhammad-Ridá: 19 Historical Accounts, by Ahang Rabbani, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 5 (2007). [about]
  273. Martyrdom of Haji Muhammad-Rida, The, by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani (1890). Gulpaygani's firsthand account of the events leading up to and following the murder of Muhammad-Rida and the trial of his killers. [about]
  274. Mason Remey and Those Who Followed Him, by Universal House of Justice (1997). Letter from the US NSA on the importance of commitment to the covenant, a letter from the UHJ on covenant-breaking, and the history "Mason Remey and Those Who Followed Him." [about]
  275. Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion (1918). An early collection of historical documents related to Baha'i and Babi studies. (Not fully complete.) [about]
  276. May Ellis Maxwell, in Bahá'í World, I-XII (1925). Detailed biography, published in A Compendium of Volumes of the Baha'i World I-XII, 1925-1954; includes photo. [about]
  277. Members of the Universal House of Justice 1963-2014 and Hands of the Cause: Timeline (2003). List of names and dates of all who served on the House of Justice or as Hands. [about]
  278. Memoirs of a Bahá'í in Rasht 1889-1903: Autobiography of Mírzá Yahyá `Amídu'l-Atibbá Hamadání, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 7 (2007). Personal account of some activities of the Baha'i community in Iran and persecutions they endured. [about]
  279. Memorials of the Faithful, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1971). Abdu'l-Baha's volume of short biographies of Babi figures and heroes. [about]
  280. Memories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Ali M. Yazdi, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  281. Memories of Ashchi: Background, by Ahang Rabbani and Sen McGlinn (1999). Background information on and a start at translation of the narratives of Aqa Husayn Ashchi. [about]
  282. Memories of Hands of the Cause of God, by Jack Boyd (2014). Personal memories of meeting Zikrullah Khadem, John Robarts, and Tarazullah Samandari. [about]
  283. Memories of My Life: Translation of Mírzá Habíbu'lláh Afnán's Khátirát-i-Hayát, by Ahang Rabbani, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). Bio of the life of Habíbu'lláh Afnán-i-A`lá'í, born 1875, especially his years with the family of the wife of the Báb, Khadijih Bagum, and her sister, Zahrá Bagum. [about]
  284. Men on the Horizon, by Guy Murchie (1932). Lengthy travel diary, the first book of a renowned journalist, war correspondent, and author/artist who would adopt the Bahá'í Faith in 7 years and published more extensively on Baha'i-inspired themes explicitly after 1955. [about]
  285. Mihdí, Mírzá, by Shahriar Razavi, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the son of Bahá’u’lláh, who entitled him "the Purest Branch," younger brother of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Bahíyyih Khánum. [about]
  286. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl: The Greatest Scholar, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Lengthy biography of an early scholar, whose writings Persian Baha'is often consider as ranking second to the Holy Writings and the writings of Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  287. Mírzá Abu'l-Fadl Gulpáyegání, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 1 (1985). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  288. Mirza Hossein R. Touty: First Baha'i Known to Have Lived in the Philippines, by Graham Hassall and Orwin Austria (2000). [about]
  289. Moody, Susan, by R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram (1998). [about]
  290. Moody, Susan I., 1851-1934: Obituary, by Miriam Haney, in The Bahá'í Magazine, 25:12 (1935). Tribute to a travel-teacher who was especially known for bringing education and medical care to women and girls in Iran, and who helped found the Tarbiyat School for Girls. [about]
  291. Mortensen, Fred, by Justin Penoyer (2007). Three biographies of an American who met Abdu'l-Baha, by his great-grandson. [about]
  292. Mother's Stories: Recollections of Abdu'l-Baha, by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1998). [about]
  293. Moths Turned Eagles: The Spiritual Conquests of Sabri and Raissa Elias, by Gamal Hassan (2008). Introduction of the Baha'i Faith to Ethiopia and Djibouti, and the activities of Gila Bahta. [about]
  294. Muhammad-Taqi Wakil al-Dawla Shirazi, by Soli Shahvar, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2016). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  295. Mulla Husayn, by Lowell Johnson (1982). A biography of Mulla Husayn, the first Letter of the Living. [about]
  296. Mulla Husayn Bushru'i: The Indomitable, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of the first believer in the Bab. [about]
  297. Mulla Rida: The Indestructible, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Extracts from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat, by Azizu'llah-i-Sulaymani, about a famous life-long teacher of the Faith in Iran. [about]
  298. Mulla Sadiq-i-Khurasani (Muqaddas), by Vahid Rafati, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2016). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  299. Mulla `Abdu'l-Karim Qazvini (Mirza Ahmad Katib), by John Walbridge (1997). [about]
  300. Munirih Khanum: Memoirs and Letters, by Munirih Khanum (1986). Autobiography of Khanum (1847-1938), the wife of Abdu'l-Baha. Includes the arrangements for her marriage, her travel to Akka, her time with the wife of the Bab, and memorial letters written on the anniversaries of the passing of Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  301. Munson, Joy: A Shining Example of Steadfastness, by LeNelma Johnson, in Bahá'í News, 630 (1983). [about]
  302. My Memories of Baha'u'llah, by Ustad Muhammad-'Ali Salmani. [about]
  303. My Memories of Hand of the Cause of God, A. Q. Faizí, by Shirley Macias, in Conqueror of Hearts (2002). Personal letters from Faizi to Macias, and her recollections of him. [about]
  304. Ná'ím: A Bahá'í Poet, by Roy P. Mottahedeh, in World Order (1967). Biography of and selection of poems by a Persian Baha'i in the time of Baha'u'llah and Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  305. Nabil al-Dawla: Iranian diplomat and translator of Bahai scriptures, by Guity Etemad, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2012). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  306. Nabil-i A'zam (Mulla Muhammad Zarandi), by Vahid Rafati, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2016). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  307. Nabil-i Akbar, by Minou Foadi, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2005). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  308. Namibia, Pacific Islands, Queen Marie, and Emeric Sala (2005). [about]
  309. Napoleão III: Breve biografia e excertos da epístola revelada por Bahá'u'lláh, by Marco Oliveira (2004). Short biography of Napoleon III and several paragraphs of one of the Tablets revealed by Baha'u'llah to Napoleon III. [about]
  310. Narayenrao Rangnath Vakil (1998). Short biography of the first Hindu Bahá'í (?-1943). [about]
  311. Native Bahá'ís: Bios of past and contemporary Bahá'ís of native ancestry (2014). Links to photographs and information from the 1910s to the present about Native Baha'is, both from the United States, Canada, Hawaii, and Alaska, and indigenous Baha'is elsewhere around the world. [about]
  312. Navidi, Dr. Aziz (1913-1987): Intrepid Pioneer, Knight of Bahá'u'lláh, by Graham Walker, in Bahá'í News, 682 (1988). A brief tribute of this scholar, attorney, and travel teacher. Taken from an address by his son-in-law, Walker. [about]
  313. Nayriz Heroes: 22 Biographies of Bábís and Bahá'ís from Nayriz, Calligraphy of Ahmad Nayrizi, and Poetry of Vafá, by Hussein Ahdieh (2013). Bios of Muhammad Shafi, Nayrizi Vahidi, Abu Turab, Imam Jumih Shirazi, Ahmad Khoshnevis Nayrizi, Muhammad Nayrizi, Pari Jan Khanum, Shaykh Baha'i, Jalal Misaghi, Rooha Ahdieh Misaghi, Muhammad Husayn, Shafi Rouhani, Ja'fari Yazdi, Ibrahim Khoshnevis, etc. [about]
  314. Nine Holy Days, by Jackie Mehrabi (1975). Booklet geared to children and junior youth, giving an overview of all principal Baha'i holidays, and bios of the Figures they commemorate. [about]
  315. Notes on The Báb, Some, by Robert Stockman (1998). Brief overview of sources on the Babi period, the Bab's history, and his writings. [about]
  316. O. Z. Whitehead (1911-1998): Actor and writer, by Robert Weinberg, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 8 (1998). [about]
  317. Obituary: Antonella Khursheed (1958-2000), by Anjam Khursheed, in Singapore Bahá'í Studies Review, vol. 5 (2000). Bio of the co-founder and secretary of the Singapore Association for Bahá'í studies, who organized every annual Singapore ABS conference. [about]
  318. Obituary: Knight of Baha'u'llah Mary Zabolotny McCulloch, by Universal House of Justice and Kenneth McCulloch (1996). Includes a tribute from the Universal House of Justice, a bibliography by Kenneth McCulloch, a letter from the National Spiritual Assembly, and a note from her husband. [about]
  319. Obituary: Alessandro Bausani (1921-1988), by Heshmat Moayyad, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 10 (2001). [about]
  320. Obituary: Alimurad Davudi (1922-1979), by Novin Doostdar, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). [about]
  321. Obituary: James Heggie, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). [about]
  322. Obituary: James Nelson, by Keith Thursby, in Los Angeles Times (2011). [about]
  323. Obituary: Marzieh Nabil Carpenter Gail (1908-1993): Translator and Author, "Patron Saint" of Women Bahá'í Scholars, by Constance M. Chen, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 6 (1996). A short biography of a famous female Baha'i scholar and translator. [about]
  324. Obituary: R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram: April 30, 1954 - Oct. 21, 2004, in South Bend Tribune (2004). An obituary of Baha'i scholar and archivist R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram, who passed away October 20, 2004, from his hometown newspaper. [about]
  325. Olinga, Enoch, by Richard Francis (1998). Life of Hand of the Cause of God and "Father of Victories." [about]
  326. Orbison, Virginia: 40 years of service to Faith, in Bahá'í News, 586 (1980). Interview with Orbison at age 77. [about]
  327. Our Beloved Guardian: An Introduction to the Life and Work of Shoghi Effendi, by Lowell Johnson (1993). A comprehensive summary biography of Shoghi Effendi. Includes glossary of some antiquated English words and their contemporary or simplified English equivalents. Introduction by Marguerite Sears. [about]
  328. Outline of the Bahá'í Movement in the United States, An: A sketch of its promulgator [Ibrahim Kheiralla] and why afterwards denied his Master, Abbas Effendi, by Anton Haddad (1902). [about]
  329. Paine, Mabel Hyde: Obituary, by Garreta Busey, in Bahá'í News, 583 (1979). [about]
  330. Papa Pio IX: Breve biografia e excertos da epístola revelada por Bahá'u'lláh, by Marco Oliveira (2004). Short biography of Pope Pius IX and the tablet revealed by Baha'ullah to this leader of the Catholic Church. [about]
  331. Parallels in the Ministries of Táhirih and Paul, by JoAnn M. Borovicka, in Lights of Irfan, 17 (2016). Stories of early believers of the Bahá’í Faith as presented in "Memorials of the Faithful" compared with the lives of early believers in Christianity as recorded in the New Testament; Táhirih and Paul represent a similar type of early convert. [about]
  332. Passing of Abdu'l-Baha, The, by Shoghi Effendi and Lady Blomfield (1922). A compilation on the last days of 'Abdu'l-Baha, his funeral, and tributes on his behalf. Later published in abridged form in World Order. [about]
  333. Passing of Shoghi Effendi, The: 1896-1957, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and John Ferraby (1958). Detailed account of the final days of the life of the Guardian. [about]
  334. Persecution of the Bahá'í Community of Iran: 1983-1986, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 19 (1983-1986) (1994). Lengthy survey of events, and life stories of participants. [about]
  335. Personal Journey toward Reconciliation, A, by Patricia Verge, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 26:3 (2016). On the author's spiritual journey and how it has been entwined with First Nations people; tensions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Bahá'ís; pioneering to the Nakoda community; and the importance of learning, listening, and personal transformation. [about]
  336. Pioneering Over Four Epochs: An Autobiographical Study: Poetry and essays, by Ron Price (1944). Table of Contents for a memoir of six decades of teaching & international travel, an extensive personal account of the experience of a Western Bahai beginning in the 2nd epoch, 1944 to 1963, of the teaching Plans. [about]
  337. Priceless Pearl, The, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1969). The classic biography of The Guardian, written by his wife. [about]
  338. Prince of Martyrs, The: A brief account of the Imam Husayn, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1977). The story of the Third Imam, whose death in the year 680 became a pivotal event for Shi'i Islam. [about]
  339. Prison Memories of Mr. Amoui (Feb. 1984 - March 1989), by Amoui (1989). Memoirs of five years in an Iranian prison. Includes Persian original. The author's full name is not known — and the last name could be Amu'i — and the translator's name is not certain. [about]
  340. Pritam Singh (1998). Short biography of the first Sikh Bahá'í (1881-1959). [about]
  341. Qá'ení, Shaikh Mohammad-ʿAli, by Minou Foadi, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2005). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  342. Qourrèt-oul-Aíne [Qurratu'l-`Ayn], by A.L.M. Nicolas, in Tahirih in History: Perspectives on Qurratu'l-'Ayn from East and West, ed. Sabir Afaqi (2004). First publication in English translation of early accounts of the life and death of Táhirih. These passages are from Seyyed Ali Mohammad dit le Bab (1905) by A.-L.-M. Nicolas, French diplomat and author. [about]
  343. Quddús, by Husayn Villar (2008). [about]
  344. Quddus, by Nosrat Mohammad-Hosseini, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2009). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  345. Quddus, by Lowell Johnson (1982). Overview of the life of Quddus, the most prominent disciple of the Báb and the eighteenth and final Letter of the Living. [about]
  346. Rabindranath Tagore: Some Encounters with Bahá'ís, by Peter Terry (1992). 'Abdu'l-Baha is alleged to have met India's poet laureate Tagore in Chicago in 1912. This article examines the historical sources for that story. [about]
  347. Rahmatu'llah Muhajir: Hand of the Cause of God the Treasure of All Humanity, by Richard Francis (1998). Short biography of a Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  348. Rainha Vitória: Breve biografia e excertos da epístola revelada por Bahá'u'lláh, by Marco Oliveira (2004). Short biography of Queen Victoria and the tablet revealed by Baha'ullah to this Monarch. [about]
  349. Raising the Banner in Korea: An Early Bahá'í History, by Barbara R. Sims (1996). Baha'i activities in Korea 1921-1988. [about]
  350. Ransom-Kehler, Keith Bean, by Janet Ruhe-Schoen, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the American Bahá’í lecturer and world traveler, designated by Shoghi Effendi as the first American Bahá’í martyr, and a Hand of the Cause of God, the first woman to be so named. [about]
  351. Recollections of Muriel Handley, by Muriel Handley and John Handley, in 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). Personal history of an early Baha'i life in Australia. [about]
  352. Reconciliation of Races and Religions, The, by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1914). Early history of the Babi and Baha'i movements, life stories of their participants, and their contemporary religious context. [about]
  353. Reflections on the Art of My Poetry: An Interview of Roger White (1929-1993), in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 26:1-2 (2016). A glimpse into the mind of a gifted poet and the struggles that he, like many Baha'i artists, encountered in responding to Bahá'u'lláh's exhortation that art best serves humanity when it elevates and edifies the soul and its spiritual receptivity. [about]
  354. Religion and Proto-Nationalism: Apelis Mazakmat and 'traces of mild sectarian strife' in New Ireland, by Graham Hassall (2001). [about]
  355. Remains of the Bab in Tehran, The, by Ahang Rabbani (1997). Brief bio of Aqa Husayn-'Ali Nur and an extract from Khatirat Muhajiri Az Isfahan, "Memoirs of a Refugee from Isfahan," discussing the history of these remains. Includes biographical notes. [about]
  356. Remember My Days: The Life-Story of Bahá'u'lláh, by Lowell Johnson (1980). Biography of the prophet-founder of the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  357. Remembering Bernard Leach, by Trudi Scott, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  358. Remey, Charles Mason, by Robert Stockman (1995). [about]
  359. Report to Abdul Baha of the Bahai Activities in the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, A, by Charles Mason Remey (1919). Diary of travel-teaching March-April 1919. Includes letter to the members of the Baha'i Board of Teaching in America about successful techniques. [about]
  360. Return to Tyendinaga: The Story of Jim and Melba Loft, Bahá'í Pioneers: Review, by Lee Brown (2013). History of the first Aboriginal believers in Canada, who moved from Michigan to pioneer in the Tyendinaga First Nation in Ontario in 1948. [about]
  361. Robert Hayden, by Christopher Buck, in Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature, Vol. 2, ed. Jay Parini (2004). The first African American poet-laureate of the United States (as Library of Congress "Consultant in Poetry"). [about]
  362. Robert Hayden and Being Politically Correct, by Duane L. Herrmann (1993). Robert Hayden did not bow to or rebel against expectations of political correctness, and regarded his race as "human" rather than "black." He embraced his African-American identity, but did not want to be defined by it. [about]
  363. Robert Hayden's Epic of Community, by Benjamin Friedlander, in Melus (1998). [about]
  364. Roger White: An Obituary: Writer and editor, "poet laureate" of the Bahá'í community (1929-1993), by Robert Weinberg, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 7 (1997). Brief biography, written as an obituary, of a famous Baha'i poet. [about]
  365. Rogers, Otto Donald, by Norman Zepp, in The 1998 Canadian Encyclopedia (1997). [about]
  366. Root, Martha, by Richard Francis (1993). Bio of the "Herald of the Kingdom, Lioness at the Threshold." [about]
  367. Ruhe, David S. (1914-2005), by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2005). A letter from the NSA, followed by a biography from Baha'i World News Service. [about]
  368. Sacrifice to Fidelity, A: The senseless, brutal slayings of Enoch Olinga, his wife and children, in Bahá'í News, 590 (1980). An account of the murder of Enoch Olinga in 1980. [about]
  369. Schopflocher, Siegfried, by Will C. van den Hoonaard (1993). Short biography of a prominent Baha''i from a German-Jewish background who served as a Hand of the Cause of God. [about]
  370. Schopflocher, Siegfried, by Will C. van den Hoonaard, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the Canadian Bahá’í of German-Jewish background named by Shoghi Effendi a Hand of the Cause of God in 1952. [about]
  371. Self and society: Biography and Autobiography in Baha'i literature, by Graham Hassall (1999). [about]
  372. Semple, Ian (1963-2005): A Personal Appreciation, by Jack McLean (2011). Brief personal recollections of a scholar and member of the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  373. Semple, Ian Chalmers: In Memoriam, by Anonymous and Universal House of Justice, in Lights of Irfan, 13 (2012). Biography of long-serving member of the Universal House of Justice and frequent contributor to scholarly publications and conferences. [about]
  374. Servants of the Glory: A Chronicle of Forty Years of Pioneering, by Adrienne Morgan and Dempsey Morgan (2017). Memoirs of a black couple from the United States who lived and spread the Bahá’í Faith in across parts of east Asia and Africa in the 1950s-1980s. Text by Dempsey Morgan, poems by Adrienne Morgan. Link to document offsite. [about]
  375. Seyyèd Ali Mohammed, dit le Bâb, by A.L.M. Nicolas (1905). The first detailed biography of The Bab written in a Western language. [about]
  376. Shaykh Hasan-i-Zunuzi: The Promises Fulfilled, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of an early follower of Shaykhs Ahmad and Rashti, who also met both The Bab and Baha'u'llah. [about]
  377. Shirin Ebadi: A collection of newspaper articles (2003). Articles about the winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize who has championed the rights of the Baha'i community. [about]
  378. Shoghi Effendi, by Moojan Momen, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2011). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  379. Shoghi Effendi: After a Hundred Years, in World Order, 29:1 (1997). Editorial for an issue dedicated to the centennial of the Guardian's birth, summarizing his life and his place in Baha'i history. [about]
  380. Shoghi Effendi: Recollections, by Ugo Giachery (1973). Biography of Shoghi Effendi from the close standpoint of the author's personal experiences. Short excerpt from book; Part 1 only. [about]
  381. Shoghi Effendi: The Range and Power of His Pen, by Ali Nakhjavani (2006). The evolving style of the Guardian's writings; comparison of different periods of his writing; his translations; his writings in Persian and Arabic. [about]
  382. Shoghi Effendi: The Sign of God on Earth, by Grace Shahrokh and Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1998). The Guardian's life, his station, his accomplishments, and his passing. [about]
  383. Something Regal: Uncle Fred Murray Extracts from a compilation of tributes, photographs and stories, by June Perkins, in Australian Bahá'í Studies, vol. 2 (2000). Stories about and pictures of Fred Murray, an early Indigenous Baha’i. [about]
  384. Sources for studying the life and writings of Abdu'l-Baha: A topical bibliography (1999). [about]
  385. Speaking in Edinburgh, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1981). Address at Edinburgh Baha'i Centre. Includes discussion of Shoghi Effendi in Scotland and the eagle and pillar at his resting place. [about]
  386. Spontaneous Talks by Dr. Khan, at His Sunday Morning Classes, Answering Some of His 95 Questions, by Ali-Kuli Khan (2013). Proofs of the Baha'i Faith, written by a prominent translator and companion of Abdu'l-Baha. Includes short biography of Khan regarding the history of this document, with photographs. [about]
  387. Statement on Bahá'u'lláh, A, by Bahá'í International Community (1992). Introduction to the life and work of Baha'u'llah, released in 1992 in honor of the centenary of his death, at the request of the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  388. Stories of Baha'u'llah and Some Notable Believers, by Adib Taherzadeh (2003). Extracts compiled from Adib Taherzadeh’s The Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh, Volumes 1-4. [about]
  389. Stories of Muriel Ives Newhall Barrow: Elizabeth Cheney, by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1998). [about]
  390. Stories of Muriel Ives Newhall Barrow: Grace Robarts Ober, by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1998). [about]
  391. Stories of Muriel Ives Newhall Barrow: Harry and Ruth Randall, by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1998). [about]
  392. Sweet and Enchanting Stories (2005). Stories and memoirs by and about ‘Abdu’l-Baha, Mirza Haydar ‘Ali, Zia Baghdadi, ‘Ali Akbar Furutan, Adib Tahirzadih, Abul-Qasim Faizi, and other loved and historic figures. [about]
  393. Sydney Sprague: In Memoriam, by Willard P. Hatch, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  394. Tablet to Fuad (Lawh-i-Fuad): Translator's introduction, and bio from Encyclopedia Britannica, by Juan Cole (1997). [about]
  395. Tablet to Napoleon III (Lawh-i-Napulyún): Biography of Napoleon, in Encyclopedia Britannica (1999). First Tablet to Napoleon. [about]
  396. Tablet to Pope Pius IX (Lawh-i-Páp): Biography of Pope Pius IX, in Encyclopedia Britannica (1999). [about]
  397. Tablet to Queen Victoria (Lawh-i-Malikih): Biography of Queen Victoria, in Encyclopedia Britannica (1999). [about]
  398. Tablet to Tsar Alexander II (Lawh-i-Malik-i-Rus): Biography of Tsar Alexander, in Encyclopedia Britannica (1999). Short biography of Tsar Alexander ll describing him as a great historical figure without the charisma of a great man. Suggests history should view what he did, such as abolishing serfdom and building railroads, as more important than who he was. [about]
  399. Tahirih, by Lowell Johnson (1982). Overview of the life of Qurratu'l-`Ayn, "Solace of the Eye," aka Zarrín-Táj, "Crown of Gold." [about]
  400. Tahirih, Letter of the Living, and Khadijih Bagum, Wife of the Báb, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life stories of two key heroines of Babi history. [about]
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