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from the chronology

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1918 Mar The British Military Administration of Palestine begins. [BBR488]
  • Sir Ronald Storrs is detached from Jerusalem to organize the British Administration in Haifa. 'Abdu'l-Bahá offers him His staff and a gift of a little Bokkara rug from the Shrine of the Báb. He returns the visit to Sir Ronald at a later date in Jerusalem. [BW10 194-5]
Palestine British Military Administration; Sir Ronald Storrs
1923 Mar An article entitled `Bahai Organization: Its Basis in the Revealed Word' appears in Star of the West. [SW13, 12:323-8]
  • The purpose of the article is to convince those who are opposed to a structured form of Bahá'í administration. [BBRSM123]
Bahai Organization; Star of the West; Baha'i administration; Opposition
1923 12 Mar Shoghi Effendi writes to Bahá'ís in America, Great Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Japan and Australasia about Bahá'í administration, outlining the process for annual elections of assemblies and calling for the establishment of local and national funds. [BA34-43; PP330]
  • See ER223-4 for the response of the British Bahá'ís.
Haifa Shoghi Effendi; Baha'i administration; annual elections; local and national funds
1928 The publication of Bahá'í Administration, a collection of communications to the American Bahá'í community from the Guardian between 1922 and 1929. Revisions were published in 1933, 1936,1941 and 1945. Additional messages and an expanded index was added in 1968. [WOBpv, BAiv] Baha'i Administration
1932 3 Oct The term of The Kingdom of Iraq under British Administration or Mandatory Iraq comes to an end. It had been created in 1921 following the Iraqi Revolt in 1920 and enacted via the 1922 Anglo-Iraqi Treaty. The British chose Faisal I bin Hussein bin Ali al-Hashimi as king of of Iraq and Syria. He fostered unity between Sunni and Shiite Molsems and tried to promote pan-Arabism with the goal of creating an Arab state in Iraq, Syria and the rest of the Fertile Crescent. Faisal died in Switzerland at the age of 48, under what some consider to be suspicious circumstances, while there for a medical examination. [Wikipedia]

  • Iraq is admitted to the League of Nations. [BW5p357]
Baghdad; Iraq; House of Baha’u’llah in Baghdad; Faisal I bin Hussein bin Ali al-Hashimi; King Faisal; The Kingdom of Iraq under British Administration; Mandatory Iraq

from the main catalogue

  1. Administative Rights, Removal of, by Universal House of Justice (1993). [about]
  2. Administration, Bahá'í: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1993). Introduction to the Baha'i administration. [about]
  3. Administration, Bahá'í, by Glenford Mitchell, in The Bahá'í Encyclopedia (2009). On the international system governing the affairs of the Bahá’í Faith; a framework based on elected councils that hold legislative, executive, and judicial authority and on appointed individuals whose role is to protect and advise. [about]
  4. Administrative Order, Bahá'í, by Universal House of Justice (2000). A number of questions about the functioning of the Baha'i Administrative Order. [about]
  5. Covenant and Administration, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (1971). [about]
  6. Elections, Bahá'í: Defining a "Minority" for the Purpose of Resolving a Tie for Ninth Place, by Universal House of Justice (1999). [about]
  7. NSA staff members answering correspondence; prayers of Abdu'l-Baha, by Universal House of Justice (2011). Two topics: the use by National Spiritual Assembly staff members to handle correspondence, and the authenticity of a prayer attributed to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá "O Lord! Open Thou the door, provide the means, prepare the way, and make safe the path..." [about]
  8. Present Structure of Bahá'í Administration, by Duane Troxel (2005). One-page illustration showing the full structure of the Baha'i Institutions and their inter-connections. [about]
  9. Spiritual Assembly's Growing Pains, A, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1976). A play, in 28 pages, showing "some of the workings of a Baha'i Spiritual Assembly· some of the blunders, some of the problems; how certain types of people fit better into one office and others into another." [about]
 
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