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Abstract:
Baha'i activities in Taiwan and personal histories, 1952-1992. Includes earliest pamphlet published in Chinese.
Written in English and Chinese (Simplified).

Taiwan Bahá'í Chronicle:
An Historical Record of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in Taiwan

by Barbara R. Sims

Baha'i Publishing Trust of Taiwan, 1994
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Approved by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Taiwan, 1994

Copyright © Barbara R. Sims, 1994, Tokyo

Digital text (with minor revisions) © 2001 by Barbara R. Sims
and the Bahá'í Academics Resource Library


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                    Contents:  
  
    Introduction...........................................................................1
     
Chapter 1
    The Beginning..........................................................................2  
Chapter 2
    Further Beginnings, Including the First Visit to Taiwan by a Hand of the Cause.........5   
Chapter 3
    The Nikko Conference in Japan and Mr. Khádem's Second Visit to Taiwan.................10   
Chapter 4
    The First Local Spiritual Assembly in Taiwan..........................................14   
Chapter 5
    A Letter Written on Behalf of the Guardian............................................16   
Chapter 6
    The First Teaching Conference in Taiwan...............................................17   
Chapter 7
    The First National Convention of the Bahá'ís of North East Asia, 1957.................18  
Chapter 8
    The Second Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Tainan..........................20   
Chapter 9
    The First Bahá'í Summer School........................................................21   
Chapter 10 
    Hand of the Cause Mr. Jalal Kházeh....................................................24   
Chapter 11
    The First Local Spiritual Assembly of Taipei..........................................25    
Chapter 12
    The Second Bahá'í Summer School.......................................................27   
Chapter 13
    The Third Bahá'í Summer School and Dedication of the Bahá'í Center in Tainan..........30   
Chapter 14
    The Early 1960s and Visits of Hands of the Cause Miss Alexander and Dr. Muhajir.......33   
Chapter 15
    The First Bahá'í Marriage in Taiwan...................................................37   
Chapter 16
    Bahá'í Literature in Chinese..........................................................38   
Chapter 17
    The Nine Year Plan, 1964-1973.........................................................40   
Chapter 18
    Appointment of the National Administration Committee and Further Advances.............44   
Chapter 19
    1966..................................................................................44  
Chapter 20
    Hand of the Cause Mr. Tarázu'lláh Samandari...........................................48   
Chapter 21
    The Hazíratu'l-Quds in Taipei.........................................................50   
Chapter 22
    The First and Second National Conventions of the Bahá'ís of Taiwan, 1967 and 1968.....51   
Chapter 23
    Some Events in the Later Years........................................................57     

    Names.................................................................................62  
    Afterword.............................................................................67  
    Bibliography..........................................................................69   
This is dedicated to
the early Bahá'ís of Taiwan
that their endeavors on behalf of the Faith
shall not be forgotten
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