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  1. 1995 U.S. National Bahá'í Convention, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in American Bahá'í (1995). Letter to an individual concerning some suggestions about the structure, function, and budget of the US NSA. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  2. 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, by Bahá'í International Community (2008). Baha'i International Community’s Statement on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights BIC Documents. [about]
  3. A Tablet from 'Abduʼl-Bahá regarding the Twelfth Imám, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2016). On apparently-conflicting hadiths (sayings ascribed to the prophet Muhammad) regarding the Hidden Imam and the Qa'im. Provisional translations. [about]
  4. '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. Published Articles. [about]
  5. 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. Biographies. [about]
  6. '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. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  7. `Abdu'l-Baha in Abu-Sinan: September 1914, by Ahang Rabbani, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 13 (2005). The story of Abdu'l-Baha's relocating the Haifa/Akka Baha'i community of some 140 people to a nearby Druze village to keep them safe during World War I. Published Articles. [about]
  8. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Baltimore, by Allison Vaccaro and Edward E. Bartlett, in Bahá'í News (1982). History of Abdu'l-Baha's visit to Baltimore, Maryland. Essays and short articles. [about]
  9. Abdu'l-Baha in Britain: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2011). Short overview of Abdu'l-Baha's travels to Britain. Essays and short articles. [about]
  10. '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. Pilgrims' notes. [about]
  11. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in London, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1982). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  12. 'Abdu'l-Bahá in New York: The City of the Covenant, by Eliane Lacroix-Hopson and Abdu'l-Bahá (1999). Books. [about]
  13. 'Abdu'l-Bahá on Christ and Christianity: An interview with Pasteur Monnier on the relationship between the Bahá'í Faith and Christianity, Paris, by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 3:1 (1993). From chapter 5 of 'Abdu'l-Bahá on Divine Philosophy. Provisional translations. [about]
  14. 'Abdu'l-Bahá on Divine Philosophy, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1918). An early collection of writings and talks of Abdu'l-Baha. Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  15. `Abdu'l-Bahá's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Discourse for Interracial Emancipation, by Christopher Buck and Nahzy Abadi Buck (2012). Presentation at Grand Canyon Bahá'í Conference on Abdu'l-Bahá and the Black Intelligentsia, especially W. E. B. Du Bois; his speech to the NAACP; and reproductions of many newspaper clippings covering his visit to Washington, DC. Presentations. [about]
  16. `Abdu'l-Bahá's Address at Clark University, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1912). Impromptu remarks on the topic of science and education. Provisional translations. [about]
  17. `Abdu'l-Bahá's Blueprint for a Progressive and Prosperous Iran, by Adib Ma'sumian (2016). 'Abduʼl-Bahá's contributions to Iranian thought and social discourse, as recorded in his seminal work The Secret of Divine Civilization. Essays and short articles. [about]
  18. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Description of His Father, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2006). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  19. 'Abdu'l-Baha's Meeting with Two Prominent Iranians, by Muhammad Qazvini, in World Order, 30:1 (1998). Muhammad Qazvini's and Siyyid Hasan Taqizadeh's descriptions of their 1911 meetings with `Abdu'l-Baha in Paris. Preceded by a brief biography of Abdu'l-Baha. Published Articles. [about]
  20. Abdu'l-Bahá's Phrasings about the Next World in Memorials of the Faithful (1995). In Memorials of the Faithful, 'Abdu'l-Bahá describes the lives of around 80 Bahá'ís. He closes these descriptions with a phrase about the person's soul moving to the afterlife. Personal compilations. [about]
  21. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Response to Darwinism: Its Historical and Philosophical Context, by Keven Brown, in Evolution and Bahá'í Belief, Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, vol. 12 (2001). Editor's foreword to the collection of articles Evolution and Baha'i Belief. Published Articles. [about]
  22. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Response to the Doctrine of the Unity of Existence, by Keven Brown, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 11:3-4 (2001). Published Articles. [about]
  23. Abdu'l-Baha's Travels, by Betty Hoff Conow (1970). Audio. [about]
  24. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit to North America, 1912: A Preliminary Analysis, by Robert Stockman, in Lights of Irfan, 13 (2012). Overview of the itinerary of this tour, the state of the Baha'i community and the general social context of the time, and some themes of Abdu'l-Baha's teachings. Published Articles. [about]
  25. Abdu'l-Bahá's Year in Egypt: A Compilation of Eyewitnesses, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 10 (2008). Annotated excerpts from Baha'i News. Includes 8-page overview of Abdu'l-Baha's visit to Egypt, his companion and diarist Ahmad Sohrab, and the trip's press coverage. Pilgrims' notes. [about]
  26. 'Abdu'l-Bahá, Ascension of (November 28), by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  27. `Abdu'l-Bahá, the Standard Bearer of a New Civilization, by Shapour Rassekh, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 23:1-4 (2013). Abdu'l-Bahá's mission and objectives in visiting North American, bringing to the West his principles for a new global age. Includes French original, "‘Abdu’l-Bahá, le porte-drapeau d’une nouvelle civilisation." Published Articles. [about]
  28. 'Abdu'l-Baha: A Biblical Figure?, by Combiz Nuri (2009). Biblical prophecies that could relate to Abdu'l-Baha and the Seventh Angel of the Apocalypse, and the nature of the Covenant. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  29. 'Abdul Baha in Egypt, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Mirza Ahmad Sohrab (1929). A detailed record of three months of Abdu'l-Bahá's time and activities in Egypt, as recorded by his then-companion and secretary. Includes translations of his talks. Pilgrims' notes. [about]
  30. 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). Biographies. [about]
  31. Account of the Death of Mirza Yahya Subh-i-Azal, by Alili Ridvan, in Materials for the Study of the Babi Religion. Biographies. [about]
  32. Achievements and Victories of the Guardianship: Statistics, chronology, and bibliography (1982). List of books written, assemblies founded, Hands of the Cause appointed, and Plans for Expansion conceived. Bibliographies. [about]
  33. Achievements of the Seven Year Plan, 1979-1986, by Ahang Rabbani, in Bahá'í News, 12:676 (1987). Construction progress at the Baha'i World Centre; expansion of the BIC; international conferences; formations of Local and National Assemblies; teaching initiatives; publications and proclamations. Statistics. [about]
  34. Achieving Universal Participation of Older Adults: An Exploration of Its Challenges and Spiritual Foundations, by Catherine Bigonnesse and Jean Marc Bigonnesse, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 25:4 (2015). On involving older adults in the process of participation in society; some of the root causes of ageism, such as avoiding the topic of death and a materialistic view of the soul; the role of older adults in the process of community building. Published Articles. [about]
  35. Across Asia on a Bicycle: Through Persia to Samarkand, by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben, in The Century: a popular quarterly, 48:3 (1894). A travelogue through Tabreez, with a short but somewhat hostile history of the Bab. Book excerpts. [about]
  36. Activities in Support of International Literacy Year - 1990, by Bahá’í International Community (1991). BIC Documents. [about]
  37. Activities in the Bahá'í World Community to Improve the Status of Women during the United Nations Decade for Women, by Bahá’í International Community (1985). Report presented to the World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace BIC Documents. [about]
  38. Additional Prayers Revealed by 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2018). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  39. Additional Prayers Revealed by Bahá'u'lláh, by Bahá'u'lláh (2018). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  40. Additional Tablets, Extracts and Talks, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2018). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  41. Address to the Theosophical Society, An, by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Theosophic Messenger, 14:3 (1912). Provisional translations. [about]
  42. Addresses Delivered before the New York and Chicago Assemblies, by Abdel Karim Effendi Teherani (1900). Talks to the New York and Chicago assemblies, delivered at Abdu'l-Baha's request, to deepen the believers following the covenant-breaking of Ibrahim Kheiralla, published as a 100-page booklet. Books. [about]
  43. Administration, Bahá'í: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1993). Introduction to the Baha'i administration. Introductory. [about]
  44. Adult/Youth Study: Meetings, books, methods, and outcomes recommended in the Writings for youth and adult study, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Personal compilations. [about]
  45. Advancing in Bahá'í-inspired Education, by Sona Farid-Arbab, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 26:4 (2016). A number of diverse educators labor in diverse cultural and ecological settings to identify educational needs, develop elements of a coherent pedagogy, and create a series of teaching-learning experience, in light of Baha'u'llah's vision for humanity. Published Articles. [about]
  46. Advent of Divine Justice: Study questions to, by Dwight Allen and Morten Bergsmo, in Studying the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (1991). Study Guides. [about]
  47. Advent of Divine Justice Study Outline, by Brett Zamir. A brief outline of The Advent of Divine Justice Study Guides. [about]
  48. Advocates for African Food Security: Lessening the Burden for Women, by Bahá'í International Community (1991). A joint statement to the 35th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Agenda Item 4: Monitoring the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women BIC Documents. [about]
  49. Afnán Family, The: Some Biographical Notes, by Ahang Rabbani (2007). Genealogy of the Báb and biographies of his descendants; meaning of afnan. Chronologies/genealogies. [about]
  50. Africa, by Hooper Dunbar (1984). Stories of Dunbar's travels through Africa, its unique energy, and its place in the Baha'i Faith. Audio. [about]
  51. After Communism: What Next?: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Leaflet proposing the Baha'i Faith as a solution to the hole left in European society by the downfall of communism. Introductory. [about]
  52. Ageing: Challenges and Opportunities, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian: Review, by Deborah Kestin van den Hoonaard, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 6:1 (1994). Book Reviews. [about]
  53. Agriculture and Rural Life, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi (1995). BWC Compilations. [about]
  54. Ahmad Kasravi and the "Purification" of Persian: A Study in Nationalist Motivation, by Amin Banani, in Nation & Ideology: Essays in Honor of Wayne S. Vucinich (1981). Political theory of a modernist Iranian reformer, also known for his criticisms of the Baha'i Faith. Contains no mention of the Faith. (Offsite.) Published Articles. [about]
  55. Alain Locke, by Christopher Buck, in American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, Supplement XIV (2004). Published Articles. [about]
  56. 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. Published Articles. [about]
  57. Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy, by Christopher Buck (2005). Books. [about]
  58. Alain Locke, by Christopher Buck, in Pop Culture Universe: Icons Idols Ideas (2013). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  59. Alain Locke: 'Race Amity' and the Bahá'í Faith, by Christopher Buck (2007). Presentation in slide format about the "First Black Rhodes Scholar." Presentations. [about]
  60. 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. Presentations. [about]
  61. Alain Locke and Cultural Pluralism, by Christopher Buck, in Search for Values: Ethics in Bahá'í Thought (2004). Published Articles. [about]
  62. 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." Published Articles. [about]
  63. Alain Locke: Race Leader, Social Philosopher, Bahá'í Pluralist: 94th Annual Commemoration of ‘Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Visit to Howard University, by Christopher Buck (2006). Available both as audio and PDF, and includes press release. Presentations. [about]
  64. Alcohol, Compilación Sobre, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1972). Compilación de la C.U.J. sobre el Alcohol y las drogas, publicada en el Boletín Bahá'í de España de diciembre de 1972 BWC Compilations. [about]
  65. Alcohol, Prohibition on Drinking, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Bahá'u'lláh, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 2 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  66. 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. Biographies. [about]
  67. Alleged Pro-German activities: Edward C. Getsinger, Case #317323, by Federal Bureau of Investigation (1918). Forty pages of FBI files investigating Edward C. Getsinger and possible Baha'i opposition to the war, or alleged pro-German sentiment. Includes Edward and Lua Getsinger's passport applications. Legal/gov't. Documents. [about]
  68. Allowance of non-Bahá'ís at Feast, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2008). A directive from the UHJ via the NSA of the US confirming that, if a non-Baha'i attends a Feast, the "administrative portion" may be held and just modified if need be, rather than postponed. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  69. Alzheimer's Disease: An Eclipse before Sunset, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian (1999). Caring for victims of Alzheimer's Disease can be a formidable task. This book, revised and updated, offers some suggestions for meeting those needs, from both a clinical and a Baha'i perspective. Books. [about]
  70. Alzheimer's Disease: An Eclipse before Sunset, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1:3 (1989). Caring for victims of Alzheimer's Disease can be a formidable task. This paper offers some suggestions, based on clinical observations and illumined by the Bahá’í teachings, for meeting those needs. Published Articles. [about]
  71. 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. Published Articles. [about]
  72. America is a Multifaith Nation, by Christopher Buck, in World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (2012). While the United States was once a "Christian" nation, it is now a multi-faith one. Includes short overview of American religious history, and statistics of church membership. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  73. American Bahá'í Community in the Nineties, The, by Robert Stockman, in America's Alternative Religions, Timothy Miller, ed. (1995). Overview of the contemporary Baha'i community, its activities, and its concerns. Published Articles. [about]
  74. American Indians and the Bahá'í Faith: Ten-Part Comprehensive Bibliography (2017). An extensive bibliography about references to Native Americans in Baha’i sacred writings, in writings by Baha’i authors, in Baha’i periodicals, and in other Baha’i media. Bibliographies. [about]
  75. Andalusí Theosophy: A Recontextualization, by Vahid Brown, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 7 (2006). Published Articles. [about]
  76. Animals, Treatment of: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1991). Kindness toward animals is a core Baha'i teaching about the station and capacity of animals, who have senses and feelings but not spiritual susceptibilities. Our responsibility toward animals means a decrease in their use as food in the future. Introductory. [about]
  77. Año Internacional de la Mujer, El, by Bahá'í International Community. Exposición presentada por la Comunidad Internacional Bahá’í en el 25° período de sesiones de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer. BIC Documents. [about]
  78. Answered Questions, Some, by Abdu'l-Baha (1990). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  79. Answered Questions, Some, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2014). New 2014 translation (with a version side-by-side with the original). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  80. Answered Questions, Some: Study Outline (2002). Study Guides. [about]
  81. Anti-Bahá'í Society, The, by Mehdi Abedi and Michael M.J. Fischer, in Debating Muslims: Cultural Dialogues in Postmodernity and Tradition (1990). Autobiographical stories of Abedi and his involvement in opposition to the Baha'i Faith in Iran with the "Anjoman-e Zedd-e Bahá'íyat." Historical documents. [about]
  82. Aplicación de la Declaración sobre la Eliminación de todas las formas de intolerancia y discriminación fundadas en la religión o las convicciones, 1988, by Bahá'í International Community (1988). intolerancia y discriminación BIC Documents. [about]
  83. Aplicación del Programa de acción para el Segundo Decenio de la lucha contra el racismo y la discriminación racial, by Bahá'í International Community (1947). lucha contra el racismo BIC Documents. [about]
  84. Apocalypse Unsealed, by Robert Riggs (1981). Early draft of the later book Apocalypse - An Exegesis. Books. [about]
  85. Apocalypse, The: An Exegesis, by Robert Riggs (1998). Detailed study of astrology, numerology, and other esoterica, in an attempt to understand The Revelation of St. John the Divine through eyes of Baha'i interpretation. Books. [about]
  86. Apostasía en al Marco Jurídico Bahá'í, La, by Badi Villar Cardenas, in La Pluma del Conocimiento, 1 (2001). Este ensayo constituye uno de los primeros esfuerzos por construir una marco jurídico para los procesos de apostasía y expulsión en la comunidad bahá'í. Published Articles. [about]
  87. Approach of Abdu'l-Baha to the Problem of Tolerance, The, by Erfan Sabeti (2003). Exploring the differences between forbearance, indifference, acceptance, turning away, freedom, and tolerance, to distinguish matters of opinion and belief from scientific and aesthetic ones. Essays and short articles. [about]
  88. Apuntes sobre los Sabeanos, by Badi Villar Cardenas, in La Pluma del Conocimiento, 1 (2001). Este articulo explora las fuentes bahá'ís en la Escritura Sagrada y la literatura bahá'í secundaria sobre el Sabeanismo y sus posibles orígenes. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  89. Aqa Husayn Ashchi's narrative, by Universal House of Justice and Ahang Rabbani (1996). A letter to the House requesting permission to translate and publish Aqa Husayn Ashchi's narrative and their response. Letters from the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  90. Áqá Khan Kermání, by Mangol Bayat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 2 (1987). Brief excerpt, with link to full article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  91. Arabic Bayan, The: From A.L.M. Nicolas' French translation, by Báb, The (1980). Provisional translations. [about]
  92. Archives, Bahá'í: Guidance Regarding, by Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi. BWC Compilations. [about]
  93. Are 'Abdu'l-Bahá's views on evolution original?, by Keven Brown, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 7 (1997). Essays and short articles. [about]
  94. Are the Characteristics of Exiles Different from Immigrants?: The Case of Iranians in Los Angeles, by Georges Sabagh and Mehdi Bozorgmehr, in Institute for Social Science Research Working Papers, 2:5 (1986). Five passing references to "Bahai" — but in a statistical context only — about whether the large influx of Iranians into LA in the late 1970s added a sizeable and distinctive minority to the population of this metropolitan area. Statistics. [about]
  95. Are the Four Valleys four stages in one path or are they four paths?, by Ted Brownstein (1998). Alternate readings of symbolism in the Four Valleys. Essays and short articles. [about]
  96. Arise in His Name: A Guide for Travel Teachers, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Personal compilations. [about]
  97. Arising to Act, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2002). Personal compilations. [about]
  98. Art and Architecture: A Bahá'í Perspective, by Fariburz Sahba, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 7:3 (1997). Published Articles. [about]
  99. Arte, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu’l-Bahá. Spanish translation of English "Compilation on the Arts." BWC Compilations. [about]
  100. Articulating a Consultative Epistemology: Toward a Reconciliation of Truth and Relativism, by Todd Smith and Michael Karlberg, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 19 (2009). Epistemology has a perennial tension between two contrasting approaches to knowledge: the search for foundational truth vs. the relativity of truth. Consultation can help resolve paradoxical truth claims to develop an integrative approach to knowledge. Published Articles. [about]
  101. Artist, Seeker and Seer: A vocabulary and a perspective for the appreciation and creation of art inspired by the Bahá'í Writings, by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, in Bahá'í Studies, 10 (1982). Imagery and metaphors from the Baha'i Writings guide the appreciation and creation of art. They demonstrate that criticism vs creativity, logic vs. passion, and historicity vs. poetry have already been brought to a state of unity. Published Articles. [about]
  102. Arts: Compilation from other compilations, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. BWC Compilations. [about]
  103. Arts and Architecture, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. BWC Compilations. [about]
  104. Arts and Crafts, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  105. Arts, Importance of in Promoting the Faith, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 3 (2000). BWC Compilations. [about]
  106. Asking Questions: A Challenge to Fundamentalism and The Secret of our Century: Bahá'u'lláh, by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani: Reviews, by Cybele Sohrab, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 3:1 (1993). Book Reviews. [about]
  107. Aspects of Isrá'íliyyát and the Emergence of the Bábí-Bahá'í Interpretation of the Bible, Some, by Stephen Lambden (2002). Islamic "Israelitica" literary traditions, the Bible, and their relationship to the Babi and Baha'i religions. Includes discussion of the Greatest Name, Ism Alláh al-A'zam. Theses. [about]
  108. Assessing the Claims of Nigar Bahá'í Amsalem, by Adib Ma'sumian (2009). On claims made by the great-granddaughter of Baha'u'llah, as presented in the outsider film Baha'is in My Backyard. Essays and short articles. [about]
  109. Attacks on the Faith, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). Response to two recent "attacks": dissidence and graffiti. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  110. Attitude of Bahá'ís towards Persian Politics, by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Persian Revolution of 1905-1909 (1910). Provisional translations. [about]
  111. Atypical international status of the Holy See, The, by Matthew N. Bathon, in Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2001). Political nature of the Vatican; includes discussion of the Baha'is and Baha'i international organization Published Articles. [about]
  112. Audio and video clips, by Alain Locke (1933). Audio. [about]
  113. 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. Biographies. [about]
  114. 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. Published Articles. [about]
  115. Autobibliography in the Writings of the Báb: Translation of the Khutba Dhikriyya, by Vahid Brown, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 6 (2005). Published Articles. [about]
  116. Awakening: A History of the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths in Nayriz, by Hussein Ahdieh: Review, by Robert Harris (2013). Book Reviews. [about]
  117. Ayesha of the Bosphorus: A Romance of Constantinople, by Stanwood Cobb (1915). A novella combining fiction with scenes from the lives of Abdu'l-Baha and the Baha'is in Haifa in the early 1900s. Includes introduction by Bei Dawud. Fiction. [about]
  118. Ayyám-i-Há (February 25–March 1), by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  119. Báb and the Bábí Religion, The, by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani, in Letters & Essays 1886-1913 (1985). A general overview of Babi history and thought, written in Arabic in 1896. Essays and short articles. [about]
  120. 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. Biographies. [about]
  121. Bab in the World of Images, The, by Bijan Ma'sumian and Adib Ma'sumian, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 19 (2013). History of the portraits drawn of the Bab, especially that of Aqa Bala Bayg of Shishvan, the only artist who actually met the Bab. Published Articles. [about]
  122. Bab og Babismen: en ny religion og dens stifter, by John David Rees, in Kringsjaa (1896). Norwegian translation of Rees' Bab and Babism, 1896. Historical documents. [about]
  123. Bab und Babis, by Arminius (Armin) Vambery, in Meine Wanderungen und Erlebnisse in Persien (1867). Lengthy discussion of the Babis, by a Hungarian Jew who later met Abdu'l-Baha. Book excerpts. [about]
  124. Bab, Birth of, by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (2010). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  125. Bab, Birth of, by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, Vol. 1, ed. J. Gordon Melton & Martin Baumann (2010). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  126. Báb, Festival of the Birth of the (October 20), by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  127. Báb, Martyrdom of the (July 9), by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  128. Babi and Baha'i Practices of 'Denial' (kitman) and 'Dissimulation' (taqiyyah), The, by Kamran Ekbal, in Iran Nameh, 28:3 (2013). [Article in Persian.] Published Articles. [about]
  129. 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. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  130. Babi Uprising in Zanjan, The, by John Walbridge, in Iranian Studies, 29:3-4 (1996). Published Articles. [about]
  131. Babi-State Conflicts of 1848-1853, The, by Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam (2003). Overview of four conflicts between the Babis and the Qajar state: one at Shaykh Tabarsi in Mazandaran (1848), one in Zanjan (1850), and two in Nayriz (1850, 1853). Audio. [about]
  132. Babies, on the Naming of, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Universal House of Justice (1998). BWC Compilations. [about]
  133. Bábís of Nayriz, The: History and Documents, in Witnesses to Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 2 (2006). Extensive collection of historical documents: autobiographies, narratives, genealogies and chronologies, the transition from the Babi to the Baha'i community, provisional translations, and a list of Babi martyrs. Books. [about]
  134. Babism, by E. G. Browne, in Religious Systems of the World: A Contribution to the Study of Comparative Religion (1890). Published Articles. [about]
  135. Babism, by Stephen G. Bullfinch, in Studies in the Evidences of Christianity (1869). Book excerpts. [about]
  136. Babism and the Bab, by James T. Bixby, in The New World: A quarterly review of religion, ethics, and theology, 6:24 (1897). Overview of Babi history, with some discussion of literature and theology. Published Articles. [about]
  137. Background and Centrality of Apophatic Theology in Bábí and Bahá'í Scripture, The, by Stephen Lambden, in Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspectives on a Bahá'í Theology, Studies in the Babi and Baha'i Religions vol. 8 (1997). History of the theological position of the incomprehensibility-unknowability of God in past major Abrahamic religions and its importance and significance for contemporary Bahá'ís. Published Articles. [about]
  138. Bagdádi Family, by Kamran Ekbal, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2014). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  139. Bahá'í Community and Health Promotion, The, by Robert Phillips, in dialogue magazine, 1:2 (1986). There is a strong connection between spiritual health and physical health, but this concept doesn't relate well to the contemporary technological hospital-based approach. Published Articles. [about]
  140. Bahá'í Education for Children: A Teacher's Guide, by Ali-Akbar Furutan (1999). A series of six books on teaching children, organized by age. Books. [about]
  141. Bahá'í Feast Book, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2000). Quotations for all 19 Feasts, nicely laid-out with graphics and suitable for printing. Personal compilations. [about]
  142. Bahá'í holy days and commonalities among different religious traditions, by Robert Stockman (2005). Audio presentation with background music, prepared for an audio series from the US Baha'i National Center website. Audio. [about]
  143. Bahá'í Movement, with Some Recollections of Meetings with Abdul Baha, The, by Maude M. Holbach, in The Nineteenth Century and After, 77 (1915). Overview of Babi and Baha'i history, and an account of a multi-day visit with Abdu'l-Baha. Pilgrims' notes. [about]
  144. Bahá'í Question, The: Cultural Cleansing in Iran, by Bahá'í International Community (2008). Books. [about]
  145. Bahá'í, The Spirit of the Age, by Horace Holley: Review, by Robert M. Labaree, in Moslem World, 12 (1922). Short review of Holley's book by a Christian missionary. Book Reviews. [about]
  146. Bahá'í: A Way of Life for Millions, by Lerone Bennett Jr., in Ebony Magazine (1965). Article reprinted from 1965 Ebony Magazine article and made into pamphlet for mass distribution. Published Articles. [about]
  147. Bahá'ísm, by Alban G. Widgery, in Living Religions and Modern Thought (1936). Chapter-length overview of Baha'i theology. Book excerpts. [about]
  148. Bahá'ísm: A Study of a Contemporary Movement, by Albert Ross Vail, in The Harvard Theological Review, 7 (1914). Scholarly analysis of the influence of the Baha'i Faith and the psychology of its followers. Published Articles. [about]
  149. Bahá'ísm - Its Origins and Role: A Rebuttal, by Bahá'í International Community (1983). The complete Iranian document "Bahaism — its origins and its role" together with BIC commentary on that document. BIC Documents. [about]
  150. Bahá'ísm and Its Claims, by S. G. Wilson: Review, by C. M. Buchanan, in Moslem World, 6 (1916). Short review of an early anti-Baha'i book by a Christian missionary. Book Reviews. [about]
  151. Bahá'ísm Today, by Wilhelmina Bain, in The Otago Witness (1913). Short, early overview of the Baha'i Faith, among the first published in New Zealand. Newspaper articles. [about]
  152. Bahá'ísm, by Arthur Vail: Review, by Henry Bentson, in Philosophical Review, 23 (1914). One-paragraph summary of Vail's book. Book Reviews. [about]
  153. Bahá'í, by Michael Karlberg, in Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 1: The Spirit of Sustainability (2009). Bahá’ís recognize nature as an expression of God’s will, view science and religion as complementary approaches to truth, and pursue processes of individual and community development that promote unity, social justice, and ecological sustainability. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  154. Bahá'i: A Second Look, by Marcus Bach, in Christian Century, 74:15 (1957). Essays and short articles. [about]
  155. Bahá'í: History, Beliefs, Practices, Theological Exchanges, and Current Issues, by Christopher Buck, in Handbook of Religion: A Christian Engagement with Traditions, Teachings, and Practices (2014). Brief overviews of Baha'i history and thought. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  156. Bahá'í 'Race Amity' Movement and the Black Intelligentsia in Jim Crow America, The: Alain Locke and Robert Abbott, by Christopher Buck, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 17 (2011). W. E. B. Du Bois, Alain L. Locke and Robert S. Abbott, ranked as the 4th, 36th and 41st most influential in African American history, all expressed interest in the Baha’i ethic of world unity, from family to international relations, and social crisis. Published Articles. [about]
  157. Bahá'í and Globalisation (2005). Articles from a conference held at the University of Copenhagen in 2001. Books. [about]
  158. Bahá'í and Subud Dissent: Developments in the 2000s, by Bei Dawai (2011). Overview by a non-Baha'i on dissident movements, ex-Baha'is, and contemporary ideological debates. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  159. Bahá'í Answers, by Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh (1947). Answers to 95 questions on the Bahá'í Faith, collected from the writings of the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh, Abdu'l-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi. Books. [about]
  160. Bahá'í Apocalypticism: The Concept of Progressive Revelation, by Zaid Lundberg (1996). Progressive revelation is part of a coherent system of apocalypticism. Paper includes discussion of theology, cosmology, and prophetology. Theses. [about]
  161. Bahá'í Calendar and Festivals, by Amin Banani, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Very brief article, short enough to qualify as "fair use." Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  162. Bahá'í Cause, The, by Mirza Ahmad Sohrab, in Living Schools of Religion, ed. Vergilius Ferm (1956). Brief overview of the Baha'i Faith, with passing references to Sohrab's "New History Society." Book excerpts. [about]
  163. Bahá'í Centenary, The: 100 years of the Bahá'í Faith in Britain, A Brief History: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1998). Short history of the Baha'is of the United Kingdom. Introductory. [about]
  164. Bahá'í Communities in the Asia-Pacific: Performing Common Theology and Cultural Diversity on a 'Spiritual Axis', by Graham Hassall and William Barnes (1998). Unpublished Articles. [about]
  165. Bahá'í Community and Health Promotion, The: The Message and the Metaphor, by Robert Phillips, in dialogue magazine, 1:2 (1986). There may be a connection between spiritual development and physical health, which is not often recognized in contemporary medicine. Lifestyle changes which improve health can be promoted by religious principles. Published Articles. [about]
  166. Bahá'í Declaration of Human Obligations and Rights, A, by Bahá’í International Community (1947). BIC Documents. [about]
  167. Bahá'í Ethics: Answers to 55 Questions Submitted by Arthur Dobrin, by Dianne Bradford and Fiona Missaghian, in Religious Ethics: A Sourcebook, Arthur D. Dobrin, ed. (2004). Answers to questions submitted in preparation for a source book in religious ethics for a college course at Hofstra University, New York, fall 2001. Essays and short articles. [about]
  168. Bahá'í Faith: Prophecy and Conversion, by Brian J. Mistler (2001). Results of a field study of Baha'is in the United States and Australia which demonstrate that family connections and social teachings are greater incentives to conversion than prophecy is. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  169. Baha'i Faith: Overview, by Robert Stockman, in World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  170. Baha'i Faith and economics: a review and synthesis, by Bryan Graham, in Reason and Revelation: Studies in the Babi and Bahá'í Religions, volume 13 (2002). Review of the secondary literature on the subject and some issues of methodology. Published Articles. [about]
  171. Bahá'í Faith and Globalization 1900-1912, The, by Robert Stockman, in Bahá'í and Globalisation (2005). Abdu’l-Baha’s thinking inspired much of the practice of Baha’i proselytising; overview of the practical activism of the early American Baha’is and the mutual bonds of assistance between the Baha’i communities of North America and Iran. Published Articles. [about]
  172. Bahá'í Faith and its relationship to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, The: A brief history, by Adam Berry, in International Social Science Review (2004). Published Articles. [about]
  173. Baha'i Faith and Social Action, by Christopher Buck, in Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, ed. Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr (2007). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  174. Baha'i Faith and Syncretism, The, by Robert Stockman, in Resource Guide for the Scholarly Study of the Bahá'í Faith (1997). Addresses the common misunderstanding that the Bahá'í Faith is syncretistic. Essays and short articles. [about]
  175. Baha'i Faith and the Western Esoteric Tradition, The, by Lil Osborn (2015). The importance of individuals seeped in the mystical, the occult, and esoteric to the early 20th-century creation of Baha'i perspectives on modernity and mysticism. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  176. Baha'í Faith and Wicca, The: A Comparison of Relevance in Two Emerging Religions, by Lil Osborn, in Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies, 11:1 (2009). On the growth of the Baha’i Faith and Wicca in Britain, compared through the lens of the "Theory of Relevance" as the driving force in their further development. Published Articles. [about]
  177. Bahá'í Faith in England and Germany, 1900-1913, by Robert Stockman, in World Order (1996). Historical overview of the early years of the Faith in the British Isles and Germany. Published Articles. [about]
  178. 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. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  179. 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. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  180. Baha'i Faith, roots of, by Robert Stockman, in World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  181. Baha'i Faith, The, by Marcus Bach, in They Have Found a Faith, Chapter 7 (1946). An outsider's view of the Baha'i community from a "faith-based" perspective. Book excerpts. [about]
  182. Bahá'í Faith, The: An Introduction, by Bahá'í International Community (1998). An overview of the Baha'i Faith, in words and pictures. Introductory. [about]
  183. Bahá'í Faith, The, by Robert Stockman, in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (2008). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  184. Bahá'í Faith, The, by Robert Stockman, in Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, ed. J. Gordon Melton and Martin Baumann (2002). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  185. Bahá'í Faith, The, by Christopher Buck, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice, ed. Michael D. Palmer and Stanley M. Burgess (2012). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  186. Bahá'í Faith, The: How It Began: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). A very short introduction to Baha'i history. Introductory. [about]
  187. Bahá'í Faith, What Is It?: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Basic Baha'i teachings, beliefs and principles. Introductory. [about]
  188. Baha'i Faith: A Portrait, by Robert Stockman, in A SourceBook for Earth's Community of Religions, ed. Joel Beversluis (1995). General introduction to Baha'i history and teachings. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  189. Bahá'í Fast, The: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2012). A summary of the laws and principles of the Fast. Essays and short articles. [about]
  190. Bahá'í Glossary and Pronunciation Guide, A, by Amin Banani (1967). How to pronounce Persian and Arabic names and terms in Baha'i literature, and discussion of linguistic history and transliteration. Audio. [about]
  191. Baha'i Glossary, A, by Neil McMillan and Brian Didier (2016). A glossary of Baha'i principles and concepts, as derived from hundreds of messages of the Universal House of Justice. Research notes. [about]
  192. Bahá'í Health Initiatives in Iran: A preliminary survey, by Seena B. Fazel and Minou Foadi, in The Bahá'ís of Iran: Socio-historical Studies, ed. Dominic Parviz Brookshaw & Seena B. Fazel (2008). Baha'i-related initiatives in Iran in the 19th-20th centuries: Baha'is made important contributions to public health such as introducing showers in public baths, school vaccinations, women's health, and privately-financed clinics open to all Iranians. Published Articles. [about]
  193. Bahá'í Litmus Test for Egypt, A, by Dwight Bashir, in Cairo Review of Global Affairs (2012). A brief history of Baha'i persecution in Egypt and three myths propagated by state media, by a director for Policy and Research at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Essays and short articles. [about]
  194. Bahá'í membership statistics, by Robert Stockman (1998). Statistics on the American community from 1998, and notes on how membership numbers are calculated. Essays and short articles. [about]
  195. Bahá'í Message, The, by Walter Bryant Guy, in Fernandina Beach News Leader (1927). A series of 16 newspaper articles summarizing Baha'i history and teachings in "Florida's Oldest News Weekly Newspaper" by a writer who visited Abdu'l-Baha several times between 1901-1921 and traveled extensively among the Bahá'ís in foreign lands. Newspaper articles. [about]
  196. Bahá'í Movement for Universal Religion, The: Bahá'ísm , by Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney (1909). Early scholarly defense of the necessity of religion and the Baha'i Faith in particular, including discussion of Baha'i history and principles. Books. [about]
  197. Bahá'í Perspective on Drug Abuse Prevention, A, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian, in Bulletin on Narcotics, XLIII:1 (1991). Article from the publication of the International Drug Control Programme and distributed as a BIC document. BIC Documents. [about]
  198. Bahá'í Perspective on International Human Rights Law, A, by Brian D. Lepard (2013). Overview of the evolution of modern "secular" systems of international human rights law and their limitations, principles in the Bahá’í Writings relevant to such laws, and implications of these principles for reform of the contemporary legal order. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  199. Bahá'í Perspective on the Origin of Matter, A, by Keven Brown, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 2:3 (1990). The origin of matter is spiritual. Science sees that, at its most fundamental level, reality is not particular materials or structures, but probabilities and transformation. The four elements, three-fold structure of being, and balance are also examined. Published Articles. [about]
  200. Bahá'í Prayers: A Selection of Prayers Revealed by Bahá'u'lláh, The Báb, and `Abdu'l-Bahá, by Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh (1954). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  201. Bahá'í Prayers: Cross-reference list (2004). Complete list of all prayers revealed by the Central Figures, sorted by Prayer Book, Author, Subject, and/or First Line. Study Guides. [about]
  202. Bahá'í Proofs, by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani (1902). A book of history and theology composed in America, in which Gulpaygani gives a defense and exposition of the Faith from a Christian point of view. For many years, until Esslemont's Baha'u'llah and the New Era, it was a standard Baha'i textbook. Books. [about]
  203. Bahá'í Reference Library Wiki Overlay, by Brett Zamir (2013). Firefox add-on (software) overlaying the official Bahá'í Reference Library (reference.bahai.org) with links back to collaboratively editable wikis (at bahai9.com, bahaikipedia.org, wikipedia.org, and bahai.works) for compiling info by work/paragraph. Software. [about]
  204. Bahá'í Revelation, The: including Selections from the Bahá'í Holy Writings and Talks by 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1970). An excerpt from the book, consisting just of those items which are not already online in other books. Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  205. Bahá'í Review: Should the 'red flag' law be repealed?, by Barney Leith, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 5:1 (1995). Argument that the current provisions for review may be anachronistic and that the benefits of deregulation might outweigh possible disadvantages. Includes responses by Roxanne Lalonde and Sepideh Taheri. Published Articles. [about]
  206. Bahá'í Scriptures: Selections from the Utterances of Bahá'u'lláh and ‘Abdu'l-Bahá, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1923). First collection of "approved" translations, largely superseded by newer translations. Personal compilations. [about]
  207. Bahá'í Shrines, by John Walbridge, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 3 (1989). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  208. Bahá'í Statement on Nature, The, by Bahá'í International Community (1987). Prepared as official statement by the BIC Office of Public Information for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). BIC Documents. [about]
  209. Bahá'í Students and American University of Beirut in the Early 20th Century, by Reed M. Breneman (2008). The influential activities of the campus Baha'i association in Beirut, 1900-1920 and during the first World War. Theses. [about]
  210. Bahá'í Studies Bulletin: Index by volume, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin (1998). List of articles in all issues of Bahai Studies Bulletin, 1982-1992. Bibliographies. [about]
  211. Baha'i Studies in Iran: A Preliminary Survey, by Bijan Ma'sumian and Adib Ma'sumian, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 20 (2014). Overview of the cultivation and evolution of religious education in the Baha’i Faith in Iran in the 19th and 20th centuries. Published Articles. [about]
  212. Bahá'í Teachings on Economics and Their Implications for the Bahá'í Community and the Wider Society, by Hooshmand Badee (2015). This research attempts to explore the extensive volume of Bahá’í writings on economics and systematize it in a fashion that is accessible to academia, and beneficial to the Bahá’ís and the wider society. Theses. [about]
  213. Bahá'í Temple of Universal Peace, The, by Albert Ross Vail, in The Open Court, 45:902 (1931). Short essay on the construction of the temple in Wilmette, and an overview of the Baha'i Faith. Essays and short articles. [about]
  214. Bahá'í Understanding of Reincarnation in Relation to the World's Faiths, A, by Sateh Bayat and Vafa Bayat, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 6 (2005). Published Articles. [about]
  215. Bahá'í Universalism and Native Prophets, by Christopher Buck, in Reason and Revelation: Studies in the Babi and Bahá'í Religions, 13 (2002). Explores the possibility of including other great religious figures in the Baha'i category of "Manifestations of God" using the Iroquois prophet Deganawida as an example. Published Articles. [about]
  216. Bahá'í View of the Bible, A, by Colin Dibdin, in 75 Years of the Bahá'í Faith in Australasia (1996). Published Articles. [about]
  217. Bahá'í World 2004–2005, The: Activities Report, by Bahá'í International Community, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 33 (2004-2005) (2007). BIC Documents. [about]
  218. Bahá'í World 2005–2006, The: Activities Report, by Bahá'í International Community, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 34 (2005-2006) (2008). BIC Documents. [about]
  219. Bahá'í World Faith: Selected Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1943). Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  220. Bahá'í World Statistics 2001, by Bahá'í World Centre Department of Statistics (2001). Statistics from the BWC, prepared and with notes added by Bolhuis. Statistics. [about]
  221. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 07 (1936-1938), in Bahá'í World (1939). Books. [about]
  222. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 03 (1928-1930), in Bahá'í World (1930). Books. [about]
  223. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 02 (1926-1928), in Bahá'í World (1928). Then titled The Bahá'í World: a biennial international record. Books. [about]
  224. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 01 (1925-1926), in Bahá'í World (1926). Then titled Baha'i Year Book. Books. [about]
  225. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 04 (1930-1932), in Bahá'í World (1932). Books. [about]
  226. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 05 (1932-1934), in Bahá'í World (1936). Books. [about]
  227. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 06 (1934-1936), in Bahá'í World (1937). Books. [about]
  228. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 08 (1938-1940), in Bahá'í World (1942). Books. [about]
  229. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 09 (1940-1944), in Bahá'í World (1945). Books. [about]
  230. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 10 (1944-1946), in Bahá'í World (1948). Books. [about]
  231. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 11 (1946-1950), in Bahá'í World (1952). Books. [about]
  232. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 12 (1950-1954), in Bahá'í World (1956). Books. [about]
  233. Bahá'í's View of Disability, A, by Paul Booth (1999). Essays and short articles. [about]
  234. Bahá'í-Christian Dialogue: Some Key Issues Considered, by Francis Beckwith, in Christian Research Journal (1989). An antagonistic and polemical overview of the Baha'i Faith by a Christian. Published Articles. [about]
  235. Bahá'ís, by Christopher Buck, in Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an, Vol. 1, A-D (2001). The Baha'i Faith's continuities and discontinuities with Islam. This is the only Baha'i-related article in The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  236. Bahá'ís, in The World's Religions in Figures: An Introduction to International Religious Demography (2013). Statistics of Baha'i populations in 1910 and 2010, growth rates, and geographic distribution. Statistics. [about]
  237. Baha'is, by Christopher Buck, in Encyclopedia of the Qur'an (2016). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  238. Baha'is and Higher Education in Iran, The, by Ahmad Batebi (2008). An outsider's overview of the political and religious barriers to Baha'i schools, the state of human rights, and contemporary arrests of Baha'i leaders in Iran. Essays and short articles. [about]
  239. Bahá'ís and Military Service, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in Bahá'í News, 88 (1965). Brief discussion on how Baha'is may or may not serve in the armed forces. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  240. Bahá'ís and the Great Peace March, by Steven Scholl and Robert Ballenger, in dialogue magazine, 1:2 (1986). The Great Peace March was a cross-country event from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 1986 to draw attention to nuclear proliferation. This article interviews three Baha'is who participated. Prefaced by essay "The Wilderness Trek of the Great Peace March." Essays and short articles. [about]
  241. Bahá'ís have outsized MLK presence, by Abe Levy, in My San Antonio (2013). Baha'is play an increasingly-active role in events celebrating the message of Martin Luther King. Newspaper articles. [about]
  242. Bahá'ís of the Caucasus, The, by Ayram Balci and Azer Jafarov, in Caucaz Europe News (2007). Three short articles: "Who are the Baha’is of the Caucasus?," "From Russian Tolerance to Soviet Repression," and "An Independent Azerbaijan." Published Articles. [about]
  243. Bahá'ís of the United States, The, by Robert Stockman, in New Religions (1995). Unpublished Articles. [about]
  244. Bahá'ísm: Its Ethical and Social Teachings, by Ethel J. Rosenberg, in Transactions of the Third International Congress for the History of Religions, Volume 1 (1908). Overview of the Faith, presented as an address to the Congress held at Oxford, September 15-18, 1906. Historical documents. [about]
  245. Bahá'u'lláh: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). A very brief introduction to the Person of Baha'u'llah and some of His teachings. Essays and short articles. [about]
  246. Baha'u'llah as 'World Reformer', by Christopher Buck, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 3.4 (1991). This article places Baha'u'llah in the context of Islamic reform by comparing him to several contemporary Iranian reformers. Baha'u'llah prosecuted his proposed reforms in three stages: (1) Babi reform; (2) Persian reform; and (3) world reform. Published Articles. [about]
  247. Baha'u'llah as Zoroastrian saviour, by Christopher Buck, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 8 (1998). Examines the Baha'i view of Zoroastrianism to understand tensions between scholarship and "messiahship" and topics such as proof texts and prophecy. Published Articles. [about]
  248. Bahá'u'lláh's "Most Sublime Vision", by Wolfgang A. Klebel, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 9 (2008). Published Articles. [about]
  249. Bahá'u'lláh's Bishárát (Glad-Tidings): A Proclamation to Scholars and Statesmen, by Christopher Buck and Youli A. Ioannesyan, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 16 (2010). Historical and textual study of the one of the major writings of Bahá'u'lláh, and new theories as to its provenance and purpose; it may have been revealed for E. G. Browne. Published Articles. [about]
  250. Bahá'u'lláh's Lawh-i Haqqu'n-Nas: Tablet of the Right of the People, Provisional Translation, by Bahá'u'lláh, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). Published Articles. [about]
  251. Bahá'u'lláh's Life and Mission: "This is the One Who Hath Glorified the Son", by JoAnn Borovicka, in Lights of Irfan, 19 (2018). Ways in which Bahá’u’lláh glorifies Jesus Christ and His Cause: He quotes, explains, and defends Christian scripture; supplements Christ’s teachings for the needs of a fast-evolving society; and speaks of Christ as an existing spiritual reality. Published Articles. [about]
  252. Baha'u'llah's Notes to His "Ode of the Dove", by Bahá'u'lláh. Provisional translations. [about]
  253. Baha'u'llah's Paradise of Justice: Commentary and Translation, by Christopher Buck and Adib Ma'sumian, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 20 (2014). The tablet Riḍvānu’l-‘Adl, "Paradise of Justice," shows how the concept of justice — which encompasses both faith and action — is the essence of the Baha’i concept of salvation, both individual and societal. Published Articles. [about]
  254. Baha'u'llah's Seclusion in Kurdistan, by Bijan Ma'sumian, in Deepen, 1:1 (1993). Reconstruction of parts of this mostly undocumented period in Bahá'u'lláh's life. Published Articles. [about]
  255. Baha'u'llah's Tablet to Badi'u'llah: Parallels to Bahá'í Teachings by Native American Messengers of God, by Donald Addison and Christopher Buck, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). Compilation of writings from Native American traditions and analogous texts from Baha'i scripture. Personal compilations. [about]
  256. 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." Books. [about]
  257. Bahá'u'lláh, Ascension of (May 29), by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  258. Bahá'u'lláh, Birth/Ascension of, by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, Vol. 1, ed. Gordon Melton & Martin Baumann (2010). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  259. Bahá'u'lláh, Festival of the Birth of (November 12), by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  260. Baha'u'llah, the Messenger of God: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Short biography of Baha'u'llah with scriptural excerpts. Introductory. [about]
  261. Baha'u'llah, The Promised One: Warwick Leaflets, by Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Warwick (1990). Introductory. [about]
  262. Bahá'u'lláh: His Call to the Nations: A Summons to World Order, by Eunice Braun (1967). On the irreversible movement toward the interdependence of all peoples and nations, a Baha'i perspective on history, and Baha'u'llah's summons to the rulers. Essays and short articles. [about]
  263. Bahá'í Participation on the Internet: Some Reflections, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2006). Forms of online participation; the Internet as a new and foreign culture; using spiritual principles to guide online action and teaching. Essays and short articles. [about]
  264. Bahá'u'lláh and the Luminous Mind: Bahá'í Gloss on a Buddhist Puzzle, by Roland Faber, in Lights of Irfan, 18 (2017). Non-duality is of central importance to Buddhist thought and experience; on monism and non-dualism as reflected in Asian religious expressions, including Hinduism's Advaita Vedanta. Published Articles. [about]
  265. 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. Books. [about]
  266. 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." Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  267. Banning of Bahá'í Religious Institutions in Iran, The: An Open Letter, by National Spiritual Assembly of Iran (1983). An open letter from the NSA of Iran, translated from the Persian and sent to the American Baha'is by the US NSA, in response to the 1983 banning of the Baha'i Faith in the country. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  268. Base Espiritual de la Igualdad, La, by Bahá'í International Community. BIC Documents. [about]
  269. Basis of the Bahá'í Community, The: A Statement Concerning the New History Society, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1941). A statement on Ahmad Sohrab's activities and its trademark infringement case. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  270. Bausani, Alessandro, by Biancamaria Scarcia Amoretti, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2008). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  271. Bayan (Bayán-i-Farsí and Bayán-i-'Arabí), The: Letters and Letters of the Living, by Universal House of Justice and Iraj Ayman (1994). Study Guides. [about]
  272. Bayan (Bayán-i-Farsí and Bayán-i-'Arabí), The: Wilmette Institute faculty notes, by Brent Poirier and Christopher Buck (1997). Study Guides. [about]
  273. Bábís of Persia, The: II. Their Literature and Doctrines, by E. G. Browne, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 21:4 (1889). Overview of Babi literature and doctrine. Published Articles. [about]
  274. Bábís of Persia, The: I. Sketch of Their History, and Personal Experiences amongst Them, by E. G. Browne, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 21:3 (1889). Results of Browne's investigations into the doctrines, history, and circumstances of this "most remarkable" religious phenomenon, and outline of things yet to be studied. Published Articles. [about]
  275. Beautiful Flight toward the Light, The: Reflections on an Artist's Life, by Robin M. Chandler, in Australian Bahá'í Studies, vol. 2 (2000). Subjective reflections about the nature of creativity from the author's own point of view, training and experiences as a social scientist and as an artist. Essays and short articles. [about]
  276. Because Baha'u'llah said so: Dealing with a non-starter in moral reasoning, by Arash Abizadeh, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 5:1 (1995). Discusses a popular but misleading versus more philosophically responsible approaches to revelation. Published Articles. [about]
  277. Becoming a Bahá'í - What Do I Need to Know?: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2012). An aid to inviting people to enrol, explaining very simply what they need to know before joining the Bahá'í community. Essays and short articles. [about]
  278. Bedrock of Bahá'í Belief, The: The Doctrine of Progressive Revelation, by Zaid Lundberg, in Lights of Irfan, Book 1 (2000). Published Articles. [about]
  279. beginning that hath no beginning, The: Bahá'í Cosmogony, by Vahid Brown, in Lights of Irfan, Book 3 (2002). Published Articles. [about]
  280. Beginnings of the Bahá'í Faith in Latin America, The: Some Remembrances, by Artemus Lamb (1995). Overview of Baha'i history in South America, with autobiographical reflections of time in Chile in the 1940s. Books. [about]
  281. Behaism: In Reply to the Attack of Robert P. Richardson, by Ibrahim George Kheiralla, in The Open Court, 29:10 (1915). A defense of the Baha'i Faith, with reference to fulfilled prophecy. Followed by the journal's short response to Baha'i requests not to include advertisements for Kheiralla's book (which one is not named, could be O Christians). Not yet proofread. Essays and short articles. [about]
  282. Behá 'U'lláh (the glory of God), by Ibrahim George Kheiralla (1900). A lengthy proclamation of the new Manifestation, written in a theological, comparative, and historical approach. Books. [about]
  283. Behold the Man: Baha'u'llah on the Life of Jesus, by Juan Cole: Review, by Christopher Buck (1997). Book Reviews. [about]
  284. Being A Bahá'í: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Short introduction to Baha'i religious obligations. Introductory. [about]
  285. Being a Spiritual Revolutionary: A talk given at the 1988 International Youth Conference, by Robert C. Henderson (1988). Notable Talks. [about]
  286. Bernard Leach, Potter: A Biographical Sketch, by Robert Weinberg, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). Biographies. [about]
  287. Beyond Brotherhood, by Elizabeth Anderson, in dialogue magazine, 1:3 (1986). Thoughts on achieving racial equality, in light of the continuing injustices against African-Americans in the United States. Essays and short articles. [about]
  288. Beyond the "Seal of the Prophets": Bahá'u'lláh's Book of Certitude, by Christopher Buck, in Religious Texts in Iranian Languages, ed. Fereydoun Vahman and and Claus V. Pedersen (2007). Published Articles. [about]
  289. Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm, by Udo Schaefer: Review, by Burl Barer, in One Country, 8:1 (1996). Book Reviews. [about]
  290. Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm, by Udo Schaefer: Review, by Christopher Buck, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 6 (1996). Book Reviews. [about]
  291. Beyond the Culture of Contest: From Adversarialism to Mutualism in an Age of Interdependence, by Michael Karlberg: Review, by Brad Pokorny, in One Country, 16:3 (2004). Book Reviews. [about]
  292. Bible, The: Extracts on the Old and New Testaments, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. BWC Compilations. [about]
  293. Bible, The: King James version in Multilinear Format with Bahá'í References by Verse. Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  294. Biblical References in Tablets of the Divine Plan, by JoAnn M. Borovicka, in Lights of Irfan, 18 (2017). Knowledge of the Bible is now at an all-time low; a study of the contexts of four biblical references found in Tablets of the Divine Plan, to demonstrate the value that biblical literacy brings to the study and implementation of these Tablets. Published Articles. [about]
  295. 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. BIC Documents. [about]
  296. 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. Biographies. [about]
  297. 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. Letters from the Guardian. [about]
  298. Black Pearls: Notes on Slavery, by Anthony Lee and Abu'l-Qasim Afnan, in Black Pearls: Servants in the Households of the Bab and Bahá'u'lláh (1988). Editor's notes and introduction to two editions of Black Pearls; brief overview of the institution of slavery. Published Articles. [about]
  299. Blogging and the Bahá'í Faith: Suggestions and Possible Approaches, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2006). Guidance on blogging and the 5-year plan, finding an audience, possible topics, placement and promotion, and podcasting. Essays and short articles. [about]
  300. Book of Ighan, The: (The Kitáb-i-Íqán), by Bahá'u'lláh (1915). An early edition of the Book of Certitude, prepared with supervision of Abdu'l-Baha. Provisional translations. [about]
  301. "Book of Names" Mentioned in the Tablet of Carmel, The, by Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi (2003). Letter from the House and a compilation explaining "People of Bahá" and the line in the Lawh-i-Karmil "Ere long will God sail His Ark upon thee, and will manifest the people of Bahá who have been mentioned in the Book of Names." BWC Compilations. [about]
  302. Book Search: Jump to any page of the Sacred Writings or Primary Literature (-). Jump to any page in any book of the Sacred Writings. See also Random page. Library Miscellany. [about]
  303. Bounded Religious Communities' Management of the Challenge of New Media: Bahá'í Negotiation with the Internet, by Heidi A. Campbell and Drake Fulton, in Social Media and Religious Change, ed. Marie Gillespie et al. (2012). An outsiders' perspective of the Baha'i approach to fluid, open networks in the face of its bounded social structure and its system of hierarchical gatekeepers. Includes overview of the Baha'i Internet Agency. Published Articles. [about]
  304. Brain Drain from Iran to the United States, The, by Akbar E. Torbat, in Middle East Journal, 56:2 (2002). Excerpt from article mentioning the exodus of Baha'i intelligentsia from Iran in 1979, and the Baha'is' attempt at underground education. Book excerpts. [about]
  305. Breastfeeding and the Bahá'í Faith, by Haig V. Setrakian and Marc B. Rosenman, in Breastfeeding Medicine, 6:4 (2011). The Writings reference breast-feeding literally and symbolically, and provide guidance as to its practice. As the ideal form of infant nutrition, breastfeeding women are exempted from fasting, and it is linked to childhood moral development. Essays and short articles. [about]
  306. Brief Account of the Bahá'í Movement, A, by Ethel J. Rosenberg (1911). An early overview of the Baha'i Faith and its teachings, with compilation of quotations, published as a 28-page booklet. Published Articles. [about]
  307. Brief Course on the Bahá'í Faith, A (1993). Basic themes and beliefs of the Baha'i Faith, explained succinctly, with glossary and study questions. Books. [about]
  308. Brief Discussion of the Primal Will in the Bahá'í Writings, by Keven Brown, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, 4:2 (1990). Neoplatonic concepts in Bahá'í metaphysics. Published Articles. [about]
  309. Brief History of the Bahá'í Faith (1996). Chronology of Baha'i history from 1844 to 1996. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  310. Brilliant Proof, by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani (1998). Books. [about]
  311. British influence in Persia in the 19th century, by Abbas Amanat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 11 (2003). Includes various mentions of the Babi context. Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  312. Brittingham, Isabella, by Robert Stockman (1995). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  313. Broad Contours of the Canadian Baha'i Community, by Will C. van den Hoonaard and Deborah K. van den Hoonaard (1994). Historical and sociological overview of the Canadian Baha'i community. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  314. Browne and the Babis, by Arthur J. Arberry, in Shiraz: Persian City of Saints and Poets (1960). Brief history of the Babis and E. G. Browne's relations with them. Book excerpts. [about]
  315. Browne, Edward Granville: Persian Constitutional movement, by Kamran Ekbal, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 4 (1990). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  316. Brutal Slashing to Death of Dr Berjis, The, by Nasser Mohajer, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 17:1 (2011). English translation of an article in Persian about persecutions during the Pahlavi regime, and the death of a Baha'i doctor in 1950. Published Articles. [about]
  317. Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster and Related Subjects, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). A compilation on the status of Buddha, Krishna, Zoroaster and other figures. BWC Compilations. [about]
  318. Buddhism and the Bahá'í Faith: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2002). An overview of similar Baha'i and Buddhist teachings. Essays and short articles. [about]
  319. Building Creative Communities: Approaching the arts as social & economic development through professionalizing, training, and networking internationally, by Robin M. Chandler, in Australian Bahá'í Studies, vol. 2 (2000). On the Global Arts Training Institute, a model for building professionalism in the arts which can be implemented in Bahá’í communities and incorporated into teaching plans to develop the next generation of artists. Published Articles. [about]
  320. Burial, Baha'i, by Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume I (1991). Extracts from writings on Baha'i burials, cemeteries, and funerals, specifying the type of ring, shroud, coffin, and prayer plus the position of a body in a grave. BWC Compilations. [about]
  321. Business, Development, and the Bahá'í Funds (1993). Compilation by the Office of the Treasurer on the challenge for America, business ventures and development, dependencies of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, fundraising, safeguarding contributions, and earmarking. Includes many supplemental letters from the UHJ. Personal compilations. [about]
  322. Calendar, Bahá'í, and Rhythms of Worship, by Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  323. Call of Mt. Carmel, The, by Maude M. Holbach, in Bible Ways in Bible Lands: An Impression of Palestine (1912). Includes passing references to Abdu'l-Baha and Akka, a description of life in Haifa at the time, and some history of Laurence Oliphant. Book excerpts. [about]
  324. Carta de la Tierra, by Bahá'í International Community (1991). Combatiendo el Racismo. BIC comment on the UN Earth Charter proposal. BIC Documents. [about]
  325. Cases of Dhabihu'llah Mahrami and Musa Talibi, The, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Amnesty International (1998). In June 1994 and January 1996, two Baha'is in Iran were arrested and later sentenced to death for the crime of apostasy from Islam. These 9 documents and articles are about their case. Legal/gov't. Documents. [about]
  326. Catalogue and Description of 27 Bábí Manuscripts, by E. G. Browne, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1892). Categorization, descriptions, and excerpts of 27 manuscripts by the Bab, Baha'u'llah, Abdu'l-Baha, and Subh-i-Azal. Published Articles. [about]
  327. Catalogue and Description of 27 Bábí Manuscripts 2 (Continued from Page 499), by E. G. Browne, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1892). Categorization, descriptions, and excerpts of 27 manuscripts by the Bab, Baha'u'llah, Abdu'l-Baha, and Subh-i-Azal. Published Articles. [about]
  328. Catastrophe, Armageddon and Millennium: Some aspects of the Bábí-Bahá'í exegesis of apocalyptic symbolism, by Stephen Lambden, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). Published Articles. [about]
  329. Center of the Covenant: Tablet to Mason Remey, interview with Badi'u'llah, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Badi'u'llah, in Star of the West, 3:7 (1912). Brief interview conducted by Howard MacNutt. Includes a tablet from Abdu'l-Baha to Mason Remey. Historical documents. [about]
  330. Century of Light: Questions and References, by Sheila Banani (2001). Study Guides. [about]
  331. Century of Light: Outline, by Arjen Bolhuis (2002). Study Guides. [about]
  332. Challenging Apostasy: Responses to Moojan Momen's 'Marginality and Apostasy in the Bahá'í Community', by Michael Stausberg and Denis MacEoin, in Religion, 38:4 (2008). Six letters to the editor published in the issue following Momen's article. Published Articles. [about]
  333. Chaos as Metaphor for the Study of Social Processes in the Postmodern World: A Baha'i Illustration, by Will C. van den Hoonaard and William W. Hackborn (1997). How ideas drawn from the study of chaos theory can be used to describe some aspects of a social environment. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  334. Chaos of Cults, The: A Study in Present-Day Isms, by Jan Karel van Baalen (1956). Fourteen-page chapter on the Faith from a critical yet somewhat sympathetic Christian perspective ("Baha'ism has some very fine points..."). Book excerpts. [about]
  335. Chapters from the Mature Story of a Politician, by Jon Baldvin (2002). Brief extract from a memoir by Iceland's former Minister of Foreign Affairs Jon Baldvin (Hannibalsson) mentioning some of the Baha'is he has met: Will van den Hoonaard, Halldor Thorgeirsson, and John Walbridge Book excerpts. [about]
  336. Chart of the Eras and Epochs of Bahá'í History, by Arjen Bolhuis (2000). Diagram of the periods of Bahá'í history. Available in English and Russian. Visual Materials. [about]
  337. Charter for Bahá'í Schools, A, by Stephen Waite and National Spiritual Assembly of India, in Bahá'í National Review, 128 (1990). Basic principles which may guide the development of Bahá'í schools and other educational projects Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  338. 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." Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  339. Chase, Thornton, by Robert Stockman (1995). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  340. Chasm of Belief, by Barbara L. McLellan (1996). Post traumatic stress disorder, its challenge to the Baha'i community, and steps which may assist the community to face this issue. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  341. Chaste and Holy Life, A, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  342. Child of Mine, by Kamelia Khoshmashrab (2015). A composition for expectant parents, featuring quotations from the Bahá’í Writings on topics such as pre-pregnancy, infant health, naming a child, parental roles, and postpartum depression. Personal compilations. [about]
  343. Child of the Covenant, by Adib Taherzadeh: Review, by Tricia Fallon-Barry, in Solas, 1 (2001). Brief review of this sequel to Covenant of Baha'u'llah. Book Reviews. [about]
  344. Choice of the West for Abdu'l-Bahá's Epoch-Making Trip, The, by Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani, in Lights of Irfan, 13 (2012). Reasons for Abdu'l-Baha choosing Western nations for the climax of his ministry, and results he achieved in Europe and the United States. Published Articles. [about]
  345. Choice Wine, The, by Bob Harris. Audio. [about]
  346. Chosen Highway, The, by Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield (Sitarih Khanum) (1940). Books. [about]
  347. Christ, Return of: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1994). Some Christian prophecies and their fulfillment in the Baha'i Faith. Introductory. [about]
  348. Christian Faith and the Formation of the Principles of Ideas and its Church Organizations, The, by Kamran Ekbal (2011). On the Christian religion and the process of formulating principles, concepts, and organizational structure in relation to the history of religious thought. [article in Persian] Unpublished Articles. [about]
  349. Christianity and the Bahá'í Faith: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2005). Essays and short articles. [about]
  350. Christianity from a Bahá'í Perspective, by Robert Stockman (1998). Includes two topics: "A Baha'i approach to the Bible" and "Baha'i Writings on Jesus Christ." Unpublished Articles. [about]
  351. Christians, Muhammadans, and Jews, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1940). An address delivered at Temple Emmanu-El, San Francisco, October 12, 1912. Provisional translations. [about]
  352. Christmas and Bahá'ís: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2002). Essays and short articles. [about]
  353. Chronicle of `Abdu'l-Ahad Zanjani: Personal Reminiscences of the Insurrection at Zanjan, by Aqa Abdu'l-Ahad Zanjani, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 29 (1897). Published Articles. [about]
  354. Chronology of Bahá'í Literature (2005). A table, sorted by date, of all major English-language publications from the Central Figures, the Universal House of Justice, and reference materials. Chronologies/genealogies. [about]
  355. City of Love, The: Ishqábád and the Institution of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkár, by Bruce Whitmore, in Bahá'í News, 52:7 (1975). History of the building of the temple in Turkmenistan, north of the Iranian province of Khurasan. Published Articles. [about]
  356. City of the Heart, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2004). Literal and metaphorical references to "heart." Personal compilations. [about]
  357. Ciudadanía Mundial: Ética Global Para El Desarrollo Sostenible, by Bahá'í International Community (1993). Comunidades Sostenibles en un Mundo Integrante BIC Documents. [about]
  358. Colonialism, Nationalism and Jewish Immigration to Palestine: Abdu'l-Baha's Viewpoints Regarding the Middle East , by Kamran Ekbal (2014). Abdu'l-Baha was opposed to the cultural and political colonialism of foreign powers and their militaries. In spite of the Baha'i principle of abstaining from politics, exceptions can be made in the face of tyranny and injustice. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  359. Colorblindness and Race Unity: One Bahá'í's Perspective, by Donald Osborn (1997). Reflections on race perspectives in the Baha'i writings. Essays and short articles. [about]
  360. Combatiendo el Racismo, by Bahá'í International Community. Declaración presentada a la Segunda Conferencia Mundial para Combatir el Racismo y la Discriminación Racial. Ginebra, Suiza, 1­12 de agosto de 1983 BIC Documents. [about]
  361. Coming Age of Humanity and its Implications for Psychotherapy, The, by Diane Robinson Kerr (2013). Humanity is undergoing inevitable and revolutionary change. The transition from turbulent adolescence to global maturity especially affects our understanding of human psychology. This thesis examines the impact on psychotherapy in particular. Theses. [about]
  362. Coming of Age, by Hooper Dunbar (2012). Overview of the Faith and discussion of "coming of age" which, both at an individual level and as part of the social evolution of humankind, is a common theme in the Writings. Includes question-and-answer session. Audio. [about]
  363. Commentary on the Islamic Tradition "I Was a Hidden Treasure...", by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, 3:4 (1995). Provisional translations. [about]
  364. Commentary on the Saying "Knowledge is Twenty-Seven Letters", A, by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani, in Letters & Essays 1886-1913 (1985). An explanation of a saying of Imám Ja'far as Sádiq, which was quoted in the Kitáb-i-Iqán, about the Promised One bringing the remaining 25 letters of knowledge. Essays and short articles. [about]
  365. Commentary on the Surah of the Sun, by Bahá'u'lláh (1994). Baha'u'llah's explanation of a passage from the Qur'an. Provisional translations. [about]
  366. Commentary on Verses of John, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2001). Excerpt from a longer Tablet on Jesus' prophecy "It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter [or "Helper"] will not come to you." Provisional translations. [about]
  367. Common Teachings from Chinese Culture and the Bahá'í Faith: From Material Civilization to Spiritual Civilization, by Albert Cheung, in Lights of Irfan, Book 1 (2000). An examination of the similarities in belief between the Baha'i Faith and traditional Chinese culture. Published Articles. [about]
  368. Community as Family, The: Opportunities of Growth, by Ros Gabriel, in The Family: Our Hopes and Challenges (1995). Essays and short articles. [about]
  369. Comparison of God and Soul Concepts from a Bahá'í and Hindu Point of View: Conceptions and Experiences of the Afterlife, by Diane Robinson Kerr (2014). Common ground between Hinduism’s Brahman and the Baha'i conception of God, and the complex understanding they propose of the soul and Atman. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  370. Comparison of Islamic Religious Modes with the Four Valleys of Bahá'u'lláh, by Dianne Bradford (1998). Comparison of stages in The Four Valleys with three approaches from Islam: Theologians, Muslim Philosophers, and Mystics. Personal pages. [about]
  371. Comparison of the Seven Valleys and the American Indian Peace Shield, by Nina Bailey (1999). Comparison study between the spiritual teachings of the ancient Native American Indian Peace Shield and the spiritual journey described by Bahá'u'lláh in The Seven Valleys Essays and short articles. [about]
  372. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 1, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  373. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 2, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  374. Compilation of Compilations: Volume 3, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2000). BWC Compilations. [about]
  375. Compilation of the Holy Utterances of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, Concerning the Most Great Peace, War and Duty of the Bahá'ís toward their Government, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1918). An early compilation, prepared for the Tenth Annual Convention, April 1918. Personal compilations. [about]
  376. Compilation on "Spiritual Beauty". Personal compilations. [about]
  377. Compilation on Change and Importance of Transformation. Personal compilations. [about]
  378. Compilation on Detachment. Personal compilations. [about]
  379. Compilation on the "Inner Reality". Personal compilations. [about]
  380. Compilation on the "Recognition of Him" (2007). Personal compilations. [about]
  381. Compilation on the Importance of Thankfulness, Gratitude, and Contentment, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu’l-Bahá (2004). Personal compilations. [about]
  382. Compilation: Blessings in Teaching Children (2003). Writings on the subject of the teaching and education of children. Personal compilations. [about]
  383. Compilation: Blessings of Service (2002). Personal compilations. [about]
  384. Computers in the Bahá'í Community through Ridván 1992, by Bryn Deamer and Steven Kolins, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1992). Historical overview of the use of computers in the Baha'i Faith. Essays and short articles. [about]
  385. Comunidades Sostenibles en un Mundo Integrante, by Bahá'í International Community (1996). Enunciado presentó por la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í a la Conferencia sobre Domicilios Humanos (Albergue II) de las Naciones Unidas. Estanbul, Turquía, 3 al 14 de junio de 1996. BIC Documents. [about]
  386. Concepts of Spirituality in The Works of Robert Houle and Otto Rogers with Special Consideration to Images of the Land , by Nooshfar B. Afnan (2000). The attitude of native Canadians toward the land and the prairies, as expressed through the work of two artists, their spiritual iconography, and Baha'i teachings regarding nature. Theses. [about]
  387. Condicion juridica y social de la mujer, La, by Bahá'í International Community. BIC Documents. [about]
  388. Conferencia Mundial del Año Internacional de la Mujer: Declaración presentada por la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í, by Bahá'í International Community. Declaración presentada por la Comunidad Internacional Bahá’í (en carácter consultivo con el Consejo Económico y Social — Categoría II) Ciudad de México, México, 1975 BIC Documents. [about]
  389. Conferencia Mundial para el Examen y la Evaluación de los Logros del Decenio de las Naciones Unidas para la Mujer: Igualdad, Desarrollo y Paz, by Bahá'í International Community (1985). Informe presentado por la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í acerca de las actividades de la Comunidad Bahá'í Mundial para mejorar la condición de la mujer durante el Decenio de las Naciones Unidas para la Mujer y Programas Futuros para el Adelanto de la Muje BIC Documents. [about]
  390. 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. Biographies. [about]
  391. 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. Books. [about]
  392. 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). Biographies. [about]
  393. Consciousness, Creation, and the Soul, by Hooper Dunbar (1988). Audio. [about]
  394. Conservación y el Desarrollo Sostenible en la Fe Bahá'í, La, by Bahá'í International Community. BIC Documents. [about]
  395. Conservation of the Earth's Resources, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  396. Constitution of the NSA of the Bahá'ís of the United States and By-Laws of Local Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1927). Text of the Constitution first adopted in 1927. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  397. Constitutional Revolution: Intellectual Background, by Abbas Amanat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, 6 (1992). Brief excerpts, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  398. Constitutional Revolution (Iran): Intellectual Background, by Abbas Amanat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 6 (1993). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  399. Constitutionality of Teaching Islam, The: The University of North Carolina Qur'an Controversy, by Christopher Buck, in Observing the Observer: The State of Islamic Studies in American Universities, ed. Mumtaz Ahmad (2012). Legal commentary on the lawsuit Yacovelli v. Moeser, filed in 2002 against UNC Chapel Hill over its academic orientation program requiring freshmen to read selected passages from the Qur’an. Includes review of Sell's Approaching the Qur'an. Published Articles. [about]
  400. Constructive Resilience: The Bahá'í Response to Oppression, by Michael Karlberg, in Peace and Change, 35:2 (2010). Example of the non-adversarial approach of the Baha'is in Iran toward social change, their collective response to oppression, and heuristic insights into the dynamics of peace. Published Articles. [about]
  401. Consultation, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  402. Consultation: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Introductory. [about]
  403. Consultation and Compromise in Environment Affairs, by Bill Knight-Weiler, in dialogue magazine, 1:1 (1986). Examples of environmental disagreements — involving ranchers, off-road vehicle use, acid rain, and protected-lands designation — from Oregon and Washington, illustrating how the process of consultation can lead to environmental protection. Essays and short articles. [about]
  404. Contes interactifs pour pré-jeunes, by Romuald Boubou Moyo (2018). Il s’agit d’une deuxième version du livret pour pré-jeunes "Marcher dans le droit chemin." Ils vont pouvoir apprécier, en tant qu’acteurs principaux, les implications morales qui découlent des choix qu'ils feront en lisant les vingt contes interactifs. Books. [about]
  405. Contestación A Unas Preguntas, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1994). Spanish translation of Some Answered Questions. Books. [about]
  406. 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. Published Articles. [about]
  407. Conversive Turn in Bahá'í Scripture, The: An Intersubjective Communications Model for Bridging Global Diversity, by Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 17:1-5 (2007). Communications which manifest equality of participants bring diverse persons and elements of the world together. Baha'i consultation exemplifies the capacity of language to transform the world through the unifying power of interpersonal connections. Published Articles. [about]
  408. Copyright options for submissions to the Bahá'í Library Online, by Brett Zamir (2006). Library Miscellany. [about]
  409. Copyright Status of Bahá'í Texts, by United States Bahá'í Publishing Trust (1996). Questions regarding copyright and posting of Sacred Writings on the Internet. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  410. Core Activities of the Five Year Plan and the Movement of Clusters, by Farzam Arbab (2004). Notable Talks. [about]
  411. Corporation and Community, by Badi Foster (1984). How do we develop human beings in such a way that we produce economic surplus and fair distribution? How do Baha'i principles apply in the real world in American society? Audio. [about]
  412. Correspondance entre le Comte de Gobineau et le Comte de Prokesche-Osten (1854-1876), by Joseph Arthur Gobineau (1933). Multiple letters from 1865-1868 referencing the Bábí Faith. Book excerpts. [about]
  413. Counsellors, Board Members, and Assistants: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2002). An explanation of the ‘Appointed Arm’ of the Faith. Essays and short articles. [about]
  414. Count Joseph Arthur Gobineau, Professor Clement Imbault-Huart, in A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Rationalists (1920). Two short dictionary entries. Book excerpts. [about]
  415. Course on Teaching Christians about the Bahá'í Faith, by Dianne Bradford (1999). Compilation of quotes from the Baha'i Writings to aid in the teaching of the Faith to Christians, including answers to some questions posed by Christians. Personal pages. [about]
  416. Covenant, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  417. Covenant and Administration, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1971). Personal compilations. [about]
  418. Covenant of Baha'u'llah, The: A Compilation (1963). Lengthy compilation published as a book, first put together in 1950, of quotations from Scripture — Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Bábí, and Bahá’í — about the Covenant of God, the Eternal Covenant, and the Greater and Lesser Covenants. Personal compilations. [about]
  419. Covenant, Day of the (November 26), by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  420. Covenant-breakers and other Enemies of the Faith, Writings of; Photographs of Baha'u'llah, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi (2000). Baha'i scholars may, when needed, use books by Covenant Breakers, including William Miller's The Baha'i Faith. BWC Compilations. [about]
  421. Covenant-breakers, Non-association with, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1999). Includes extracts regarding electronic communication with Covenant-Breakers. BWC Compilations. [about]
  422. Creación De Familias Liberadas De La Violencia, La: Un Informe Resumido Del Simposio Llevado Acabo, by Bahá'í International Community. BIC Documents. [about]
  423. Creation: The Nature of God and the Creation of the Universe in Bahá'í Cosmology, by Keven Brown (2003). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  424. Creative Word and the Meaning of Unity, The: An annotated survey of Bahá'u'lláh's Lawh-i-Ittihád (Tablet of Unity), by Shahrokh Monjazeb. On the contents of the Tablet of Unity and its relevance for the social life of humanity, including a provisional English translation from the earliest Persian/Arabic published source. Essays and short articles. [about]
  425. Criminalizing the Baha'i Religion, by Christopher Buck, in Iran Press Watch (2009). Newspaper articles. [about]
  426. Crisis and Victory, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  427. Critical Examination of 20th-Century Baha'i Literature, A, by Vance Salisbury (1997). Explores the claim, first made by E. G. Browne, that some Baha'is suppress or distort historical texts. Includes tables of changes made in different editions of four popular Baha'i books. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  428. 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. Books. [about]
  429. Crowning Anguish: Memoirs of a Persian Princess from the Harem to Modernity 1884-1914, by Taj al-Saltana (1993). Passing references to the Babis in Amanat's introduction to, and in the autobiography of, Nasir al-Din's daughter. Book excerpts. [about]
  430. Crucial Heart, The, by Barbara Jarvik, in dialogue magazine, 2:2-3 (1988). Short story about religious tolerance in Israel. Fiction. [about]
  431. Cry in the Wilderness: An Environmentalist Looks at Bahá'í Teachings on Nature, by Bill Knight-Weiler, in dialogue magazine, 2:1 (1987). Baha'i Writings use images from nature to illustrate spiritual truths and call mankind to recognize the beauty of God. Essays and short articles. [about]
  432. Crystallizations: 20 Works by Bahá'í Artists, ed. Ross Woodman: Review, by Shirin Sabri, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 9:1 (1999). Book Reviews. [about]
  433. Cultural Diversity in the Age of Maturity, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 3 (2000). BWC Compilations. [about]
  434. Cycles of Growth of the American Bahá'í Community, by Robert Stockman. PowerPoint presentation on the history of the American community, 1894-2009. Presentations. [about]
  435. Cyflwyno'r Ffydd: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1993). Introductory. [about]
  436. Daily Devotions: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1993). A summary of Bahá'í laws on daily obligatory prayer, reading the Writings, and meditation. Essays and short articles. [about]
  437. Daira (circular talisman) #1, by Báb, The. Talisman drawn by the Bab; not identified. Visual Materials. [about]
  438. Dates in Baha'u'llah and the New Era: A response to Francis Beckwith, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1992). Response to certain allegations Beckwith makes in his booklet Baha'i. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  439. Dawlatábádí, Sayyed Yahyá, by Abbas Amanat, in Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 7 (1996). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  440. 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]. Books. [about]
  441. Dawn-Breakers: A Study Guide and Outline (2002). See the actual outline at dawnbreakers/expandedoutlinedb.html. Study Guides. [about]
  442. Day of Victory, The, by Gibson R Khanum (1963). Two notable talks given at the First Baha'i World Congress (London, 1963). Audio. [about]
  443. Days of Remembrance: Selections from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh for Bahá'í Holy Days, by Bahá'u'lláh (2017). Forty-five selections revealed for, or relating to, nine Bahá’í Holy Days. BWC Compilations. [about]
  444. Days of Remembrance: Selections, by Bahá'u'lláh (2015). Three English translations of short Tablets by Bahá’u’lláh from a forthcoming collection of Holy Writings called Days of Remembrance, about the nine Bahá'í holy days. Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  445. Days to Remember: Baha'i Holy Days - A Compilation (1983). Suggested readings for celebration or commemoration of Baha’i Holy Days and anniversaries. Personal compilations. [about]
  446. Dear Parent ... a Message to a non-Bahá'í Parent: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2000). A letter written to the parents of British Baha'i converts to dispel anxiety and misinformation. Introductory. [about]
  447. Death of Death, The: A Study of Self-Annihilation and Suicide in the Light of Sufi Thought and Bahá'u'lláh's Early Texts, by Bernardo Bortolin Kerr (2014). On theories of suicide in the field of conventional psychology and the writings of Baha'u'llah. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  448. Deaths of Two Iranian Bahá'ís, 1997, by Universal House of Justice and National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). Reports from the Universal House of Justice and the NSA of the United States on the deaths of Masha'llah Enayati and Shahram Reza'i. Letters from the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  449. Debunking the Myths: Conspiracy Theories on the Genesis and Mission of the Bahá'í Faith, by Adib Ma'sumian (2009). Response to Iranian conspiracy theories portraying the Baha'i Faith as a subversive political group, Zionist spies, affiliates of the secret police, British agents, etc. Available in English and Persian. Includes interview with author. Books. [about]
  450. Declaración bahá'í sobre obligaciones y derechos humanos, 1947, by Bahá'í International Community. Declaración de la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í ante la Conferencia Internacional de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Relación Entre el Desarme y el Desarrollo, Wilmette, Illinois, Febrero de 1947 BIC Documents. [about]
  451. Declaración de la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í ante la Conferencia Internacional de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Uso Indebido y el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas, by Bahá'í International Community (1987). Declaración de la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í ante la Conferencia Internacional de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Uso Indebido y el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas, Viena, Austria, 17-26 de junio de 1987 BIC Documents. [about]
  452. Declaración de la Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í ante la Conferencia Internacional de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Relación Entre el Desarme y el Desarrollo, by Bahá'í International Community (1987). El Año Internacional de la Mujer. Nueva York, Nueva York, 24 de agosto-11 de septiembre de 1987 BIC Documents. [about]
  453. Declaration of the Báb, Festival of, by Christopher Buck, in Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations (2011). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  454. Declaration or Deflection?: An Exploration of the Intent of the Surih-i-Sabr, or Lawh-i-Ayyub, by Karen Anne Webb (2017). Does Bahá’u’lláh declare Himself to be the Promised One foretold by the Báb in the Surah of Patience/Job? Essays and short articles. [about]
  455. Deepening and Compilation for Bahá'í Youth Teaching Projects, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2004). This deepening includes 10 sessions especially designed for youth on teaching projects. Personal compilations. [about]
  456. Deepening Our Knowledge and Understanding of the Faith, The Importance of, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  457. Definitions of Love, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. How to express kindness to humanity and love for God and manifest the teachings of Baha'u'llah. Audio. [about]
  458. Deganawida, the Peacemaker, by Christopher Buck, in American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, 26 (2015). Biography of the Iroquois / Haudenosaunee prophet-like figure who lived around 600 or 900 years ago. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  459. Democratic Elections without Campaigns? Normative Foundations of National Baha'i Elections, by Arash Abizadeh, in World Order, 37:1 (2005). Article on the philosophical foundations and core values of Baha’i elections, with particular attention to its relation to democratic theory. Published Articles. [about]
  460. Demographics of the United States National Spiritual Assembly, by Archives Office of the United States Bahá'í National Center (2016). Percentage of women, African-Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Latino Americans serving on the U.S. and Canadian NSAs from 1922-2015. Statistics. [about]
  461. Demystifying Bahá'u'lláh's Tablet of the Holy Mariner: History, Translations, Interpretations and Analysis, by Hui Bau (2016). Lengthy compilation, with background information on the Tablet, and commentary from Bau, Adib Taherzadeh, Michael Sours, Jamsheed Samandari, and Aziz Mboya. Study Guides. [about]
  462. Depression: Biological, Psychosocial, and Spiritual Dimensions and Treatment, by Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 25:4 (2015). Biological, psychosocial, and environmental factors contribute to the development of depression. If religious beliefs and spiritual values also play a role, what insights can the Baha'i Faith offer? Published Articles. [about]
  463. Der Messianismus des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts und die Entstehung der Baha'i Religion, by Kamran Ekbal, in Iran im 19. Jahrhundert und die Entstehung der Bahá'í Religion, eds. Johann Christoph Bürgel and Isabel Schayani (1998). On the resurgence of a millenarianistic climate in the 19th century from China through the Middle-East to the USA. It highlights the millenniarist mood in Iran at the time of the beginnings of the Babi and Bahai religions. Published Articles. [about]
  464. Dervish of Windsor Castle, The: The Life of Arminius Vambery, by Lory Alder and Richard Dalby (1979). Two-paragraph discussion of Curzon and the Babis. Book excerpts. [about]
  465. Desarme y la Paz, El, by Bahá'í International Community. BIC Documents. [about]
  466. Descripción de La Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í, by Bahá'í International Community. Descripción de La Comunidad Internacional Bahá'í BIC Documents. [about]
  467. Developing Distinctive Bahá'í Communities: Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1998). A guide to community development. Links to document offsite. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  468. Development and the Bahá'í International Community, by Victor DeAraujo and Mary Power. Talk at Green Acre Baha'i School. Audio. [about]
  469. Development of Metaphysics in Persia, The: A Contribution to the History of Muslim Philosophy, by Muhammad Iqbal (1908). Short philosophical observations on the theology of the Bab. Book excerpts. [about]
  470. Die deutsche Auswanderung 1816/1817 in den Kaukasus und ihre millenaristischen Hintergründe, by Kamran Ekbal, in Beiträge des 'Irfán-Kolloqiums, 3 (2006). The phenomenon of emigration from Germany to the Caucasus, Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan around 1816-1817, and its messianic background. Published Articles. [about]
  471. Die Perser: von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart, by Alessandro Bausani (1965). Brief overview of the early years of the Baha'i Faith. Book excerpts. [about]
  472. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Handwörterbuch für Theologie und Religionswissenschaft, volume A-C (1957). Two dictionary definitions: "Bahai-Religion" and "Babismus". Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  473. Die Verborgenen Worte, by Bahá'u'lláh. Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  474. Digital Archiving at the Bahá'í World Centre Library, by Bahá'í International Archives, in Scriptum: Newsletter for Bahá'í Librarians & Information Professionals, 8 (1999). A paper written by staff at the Bahá'í World Centre Library (and approved for publication) about organization and methods of electronic-media archiving, as of 1999. Archives. [about]
  475. Disconnected Letters of the Qur'an and the Significance of the Number 19, by Robert T. Cameron (1982). Critique of Rashad Khalifa's (disputed) study purporting to find a "deep structure" of 19 in the Qur'an. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  476. Discourse Theory and Peace, by Michael Karlberg, in Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, ed. Daniel Christie (2012). Discourse theory, which rests on the idea that language helps constitute our reality, can shed light on the role that language plays in both direct and structural violence. No mention of the Baha'i Faith. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  477. Discourse, Identity, and Global Citizenship, by Michael Karlberg, in Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 20:3 (2008). What does it mean to be a "global citizen"? From early Greek times, the concept of citizenship expanded from "inhabitant of a city" to a democratic ideal of self-determination. It now includes global relationships, interdependence, and altruism. Published Articles. [about]
  478. Discovering [The Qur'an], by Christopher Buck, in The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an, ed. Andrew Rippin (2006). Academic study of the Qur'an, its themes, and how to begin interpreting it. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  479. Dispensation of Baha'u'llah: Study Guide, by Soroush Shakib (2000). Short study questions, some by Morten Bergsmo, for each paragraph of this document. Study Guides. [about]
  480. Dispensation of Bahá'u'lláh, by Ahang Rabbani (2005). A course on Shoghi Effendi's book, a summary of its contents, and its historical context. Presentations. [about]
  481. Dissimulation by Iranian Emmigrants, by Universal House of Justice and National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1985). Letters from the House and the US NSA concerning Baha'is who were able to escape Iran in 1997 by denying their Faith. Letters from the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  482. Divine Education: The Root of Knowledge, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi, in Glory: A Bahá'í Youth Magazine, 5:2 (1973). On Baha'i families and raising children to appreciate Baha'i principles. Essays and short articles. [about]
  483. Divine Spirit, Forces of Our Age: Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (1991). Audio. [about]
  484. Divorce, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). BWC Compilations. [about]
  485. Do the Baha'i Writings on evolution allow for mutation of species within kingdoms but not across kingdoms?, by Bahman Nadimi. This paper explores the possibility that Baha'i writings on evolution allows for mutation of species within each of the kingdoms (such as vegetable or animal) but not across these kingdoms. Essays and short articles. [about]
  486. Do They Hear You When You Cry, by Fauziya Kassindja and Layli Miller Bashir: Review, by Brad Pokorny, in One Country, 10:1 (1998). Book Reviews. [about]
  487. Document and Narrative Sources for the History of the Battle of Zanjan, by John Walbridge, in Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Baha'i Studies, 2:4 (1998). Analysis of Muslim and Baha'i historical texts, including Dawnbreakers. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  488. Dodge, Arthur, by Robert Stockman (1995). Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  489. 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. Encyclopedia articles. [about]
  490. Doing Bahá'í Scholarship in the 1990s: A Religious Studies Perspective, by Stephen Lambden, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 3:2 (1993). Argues that Baha'i studies must address contemporary world issues, dialogues in pluralism, the New Age movement, and secular ideologies. Published Articles. [about]
  491. 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. Historical documents. [about]
  492. Dr. MacEoin's "Problems of Scholarship...": Some Thoughts, by Stephen Lambden, in Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, 1:3 (1982). The nature of faith-based approaches to studying religion, authoritarianism, supernatural vs. human knowledge, Baha'i "review", and examination of some sources. Published Articles. [about]
  493. Drama of the Kingdom, by Abdu'l-Bahá and Mary Basil Hall (1913). A play written in 1912 by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá while he was in London and adopted with permission by Mary Basil Hall (named Parvine by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá). Books. [about]
  494. Early European Bahá'í involvement in social activism, by Robert Weinberg, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 10 (2001). Essays and short articles. [about]
  495. Early Years of the Babi Movement, The: Background and Development, by Abbas Amanat (1981). Details of the rise of the Babi religion, 1844-1847: military and social climate of Iran, millenarianism, the family of The Báb, conflicts within early Shaykhism, and shifts in The Báb's proclamation. Theses. [about]
  496. "Easy Familiarity," Explanations of, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and Ann Boylan (1912). Statements on displays of affection (hugging and kissing) between members of the opposite sex. Also questions on assembly infallibility, and whether one with a minority opinion should vote against his conscience. Letters from the Guardian. [about]
  497. Eco Principle, The: Ecology and Economics in Symbiosis, by Arthur Dahl: Review, by Brad Pokorny, in One Country, 8:3 (1996). Book Reviews. [about]
  498. Economics, A Bahá'í Approach: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1994). Introductory. [about]
  499. Economics, Agriculture, and Related Subjects, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 3 (2000). BWC Compilations. [about]
  500. Economy for a New World Order, by Giuseppe Robiati (2005). A new vision of economics inspired by unity in diversity, respect of nature and other humans, and thermodynamic principles like conversion-of-energy to describe economical processes. Includes foreword by Ervin Lazlo. Books. [about]

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