Through the lens of the Seven Valleys, this paper creates a dialogue between theories of developmental psychology and Bahá’í philosophical perspectives, explores the evolution of the "self," and examines spiritual striving in human phylogeny and ontogeny.
Bahá'u'lláh's Seven Valleys and Developmental Psychology:
Toward a Conception of Spiritual Development
published in Journal of Bahá'í Studies
, 21, pages 29-71
Ottawa: Association for Baha'i Studies North America, 2011