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Abstract:
Brief overview of the history of Macau, and a detailed account of Baha'i involvement 1953-1975, and stories of early believers.

Macau Bahá'í Community in the Early Years

by Barbara R. Sims

Tokyo: 1991
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Approved by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Macau

© Copyright 1991 by Barbara R. Sims
Digital text © 1999 by Barbara R. Sims and the Bahá'í Academics Resource Library
All rights reserved

Typeset using SGML by Uniscope Inc., Tokyo

This is dedicated to the early Chinese Bahá'ís

                             Contents

     Epigraph
1.   The Ten Year Crusade, 1953 — 1963................................1
2.   Macau............................................................2
3.   Early Bahá'í History.............................................3
4.   The First Believers of Macau.....................................8
          Four Naw Rúz Celebrations..................................10
5.   More About the Early Believers..................................14
          Mr. Harry Yim..............................................14
          Mr. John Chang.............................................18
          Mrs. Mary Shia.............................................19
6.   More About the 1950s............................................19
7.   John Chang Fulfills a Goal of the Ten Year Crusade..............36
8.   From the 1960s..................................................38
9.   Activities in the Late 1960s....................................46
10.  Advances in the 1970s...........................................48
11.  Hands of the Cause Who Have Visited Macau.......................52
12.  Macau Comes Under the Jurisdiction of the National
     Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Hong Kong..................60
13.  The First National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Macau...61
     Names...........................................................65
     Afterword.......................................................67
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