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These are recordings of talks and lectures, not "audio books." See also Talks, Presentations, and Videos. (Baha'i audiobooks are available at other sites: njbridgewater,, various others, and search Bahai and Baha'i, and Google.)
  1. Abdu'l-Bahá: pour toujours le Centre de l'Alliance, by William S. Hatcher (2002). Fireside talk. [about]
  2. Abdu'l-Bahá: The Mystery of God, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Overview of the life of Abdu'l-Bahá. [about]
  3. Abdu'l-Baha's Travels, by Betty Hoff Conow (1970). [about]
  4. Abrahamic Covenant as the Pathway to the Glory of God, The: Exploring the Mysteries of Divine Unity, by Ray Estes and Miles Lane (2006/2011). 77 audio files of talks and interviews by a born-again Christian who became a Bahá'í, and related material, including presentations on spiritual truths and the rapture of "end times," and archive of the website [about]
  5. Address to the 6th Annual ABS Conference in Canada, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1981). Address to the 6th Annual Association for Bahá’í Studies Conference, Canada. [about]
  6. Address to the International Convention, by William Sears (1983). Speaking at the first International Convention in the newly completed Seat of the Universal House of Justice (1983). [about]
  7. Address to the National Convention, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1983). [about]
  8. Address to the Youth, by Ali Nakhjavani (n.d.). [about]
  9. Africa, by Hooper Dunbar (1984-09-14). Stories of Dunbar's travels through Africa, its unique energy, and its place in the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  10. African American Baha'is, Race Relations and the Development of the Baha'i Community in the United States, by Richard Thomas (2005-03-08). Robert Turner, Susie Steward, Louis Gregory, and the roles played by blacks in the history of the Bahá'ís of the US. [about]
  11. Ahmad, The Flame of Fire, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). History of the recipient of the Tablet of Ahmad, extracted from an article by Hand of the Case Jinab-i-Abu'l-Qasim-i-Faizi in Bahá'í News, 1967. [about]
  12. 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 (2006-04-15). Available both as audio and PDF, and includes press release. [about]
  13. Applying Christian Prophecy to Baha'u'llah, by William Sears (2010). An audio-only version of a 6-part video discussion of the Bahá'í interpretation of Biblical prophecies, in which Sears demonstrates how Christian, Jewish, and other world religions' prophecies point to Bahá'u'lláh as the promised one. [about]
  14. Aspects of the History of the Bahá'í Faith in Switzerland, Some, by John Paul Vader (2009-10-27). Switzerland was among the first countries opened to the Bahá’i religion. This paper describes the connections between the Bahá’i Faith and Switzerland and a selection of episodes in the early history of the development of the community there. [about]
  15. Attempted Assassination of Nasir al Din Shah in 1852, The: Millennialism and Violence, by Moojan Momen (2004-03-23). A new account of the events of 1852, referencing a document that has not been previously used which sheds a different light on the events; also broader context of the study of violent millennialists and contemporary incidents like Waco and Aum Shinrikyo. [about]
  16. Audio and video clips, by Alain Locke (1933-1940). [about]
  17. Audio Versions of Letters from the Universal House of Justice, by Universal House of Justice (1963-2020). A compilation of publicly available messages by the Universal House of Justice in audio form. [about]
  18. Audio-Video Presentations: Mirza Mihdi; historia de la familia Khamsi; Varqá and Rúhu'lláh, by Boris Handal (2020). Links to five Youtube videos in English and Spanish, including "Mírzá Mihdí: The Purest Branch," "Mírzá Mihdí: La Rama Más Pura," "Historia de la Familia Khamsi, un Legado de Servicio," and "Life and Martyrdom of Varqá and Rúhu’lláh." [about]
  19. Awakening: A History of the Bábi and Bahá'í Faiths in Nayriz, by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman (2013). Eight items: The complete book in Spanish, sample chapter in English, reviews, audio interview, and video interviews and presentations, including one on "Bábí Women Of Nayriz" in the persecutions of 1850, 1853 and 1909. [about]
  20. Babi-State Conflicts of 1848-1853, The, by Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam (2003-12-23). 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). [about]
  21. Bahá'í Community and the Life of the Mind, The, by Douglas Martin (2005-08-12). [about]
  22. Bahá'í Development Projects in Action, by Carole Allen (n.d.). Development theory, both within and without the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  23. Bahá'í Faith, The, by Mary Perkins and Philip Hainsworth (1980). An introductory book for people new to the Bahá'í Faith, in audiobook format. [about]
  24. Bahá'í Faith, The: The Birth of a New World Religion, by Moshe Sharon (2002-11-05). [about]
  25. Bahá'í Glossary and Pronunciation Guide, A, by Amin Banani (1967). How to pronounce Persian and Arabic names and terms in Bahá'í literature, and discussion of linguistic history and transliteration. [about]
  26. Bahá'í History, by Firuz Kazemzadeh (n.d.). Significance of history to the study of the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  27. Bahá'í Holy Days, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Selection of Writings about or related to the Holy Days, and overview of the meanings and rituals for specific festivals. [about]
  28. 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 Bahá'í National Center website. [about]
  29. Bahá'í Law, by Roshan Danesh (2021-11-02). Bahá'í law in its historical, cultural, social, religious, political, and legal contexts, within processes and discourses of social change and legal revitalization within Islamic societies; responses to modernity, colonization, and justice movements. [about]
  30. Baha'i Perspective on the Meaning of Work and Values, A, by Taffini Razavi (2003-11-25). The concept of work in the Bahá'í scripture vis-à-vis contemporary definitions of work-ethics and values, and the ways Bahá'í teachings develop and alter these definitions. [about]
  31. Bahá'í Reflections on Defamation of Religion, by Nazila Ghanea-Hercock (2008-12-04). Freedom of expression vs. defamation of religion as they relate to international human rights. [about]
  32. Bahá'í Settlements in the Jordan Valley, 1882-1954, The, by Shay Rozen (2011-04-05). [about]
  33. Bahá'í Sources for the Study of Iranian Jewry during the Qajar Period, by Soli Shahvar (2005-12-13). Lecture delivered in Arabic. [about]
  34. Bahá'í Talks from the Heart, by Sam Augustine (n.d.). [about]
  35. Basics of the Bahá'í Faith, by Darius Shahrokh and Grace Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1994). Comprehensive summary of Bahai history and teachings, distributed by Images International as a 35-page booklet. Transcript available in both English and Persian. [about]
  36. Becoming a Bahá'í, by Daniel C. Jordan (n.d.). What kind of beginning is it, when one becomes a Bahá'í? What does it mean, and what to expect? [about]
  37. Becoming Champions of Justice, by Paul Lample (2007-03). [about]
  38. Bhagavad-Gita and the Bahá'í Faith, by Anil Sarwal and M. M. Sreenivasan (Dr. Sreeni) (2008-05-28). A discussion on the most important aspects of human life in Srimad Bhagawat Gita and the Bahá'í Faith, by Dr Srinee of Malaysia and Prof. Sarwal of India, with full references and quotes from the Holy Scriptures of both the Faiths. (Offsite.) [about]
  39. Birth of Human Beings in the Writings of the Bab, by Nader Saiedi (2010-12-30). A talk on an invited topic (the origin of humankind) from a scholar known for his unique familiarity with the works of The Bab. [about]
  40. Carmel - the Mountain of God, by Dhikrullah Khadem (n.d.). [about]
  41. Causality Principle in the World of Being, The, by William S. Hatcher (2008). [about]
  42. Ce mystère qu'est l'amour, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  43. Changing Needs in a Changing World, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1960). Talk given in New York City in 1960, on bringing peace to the world. [about]
  44. Chaste and Holy Life, A, by Hartmut Grossmann (2006-05). [about]
  45. Choice Wine, The, by Bob Harris (n.d.). [about]
  46. Chosen Path, The: Tahirih of Persia and Her Search for God, by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman (2020). Overview of the life of Tahirih of Qazvin and this period of Bábí history, written for a Bahá'í youth audience. PDF of the book, and an audio podcast about it. [about]
  47. Collections of Audio and Video Talks: Lists of Speakers and Titles, by Various (?-2020). List of talks and presentations in Video or Audio format found at other sites; included here for reference and keyword indexing. [about]
  48. Collective Consciousness, Human Maturity, and the Challenge of Sustainability: Response, by Arthur Lyon Dahl (2009-08-14). Response to presentations "The Essential Role of Religion in Fostering a Sustainable World" by Peter Adriance and "Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy" by Peter Brown. [about]
  49. Coming of Age, by Hooper Dunbar (2012-01-20). 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. [about]
  50. Comment protéger nos jeunes?, by William S. Hatcher (2003-01-03). Fireside talk. [about]
  51. Communication: The Key to Expansion, by Roger Coe, in Bahá'í News (1986-02). The use of technology by and its impact upon Bahá'í scholarship. Available also as audiobook. [about]
  52. Community Development, by Paul Lample (2010). Talk by a member of the House of Justice on improving the plight of humanity in light of the Five-Year Plan. [about]
  53. Concept of 'Light' in Iranian Religion, The, by Moojan Momen (2003-03-25). [about]
  54. Consciousness, Creation, and the Soul, by Hooper Dunbar (1988-06-13). [about]
  55. Consciousness, Imagination and Gratitude: The Inexhaustible Sources of the Self, by Todd Lawson (2011-05). [about]
  56. Constructiveness and Accomplishment in Social Relationships: The Bahá'í Perspective on Altruism, by Hoda Mahmoudi (2003-04-08). [about]
  57. Consultation in the Quest for World Peace, by Roger Coe (1987). The Universal House of Justice in Promise of World Peace advised that Bahá'ís conduct their affairs utilizing a system of "commonly accepted consultative principles". This is a brief but comprehensive study of that system. Includes audio version. [about]
  58. 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 Bahá'í principles apply in the real world in American society? [about]
  59. Covenant Breaking, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  60. Covenant, The, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1995-09). Overview of two covenants: one with all Prophets regarding the next Manifestation, specifically the Covenant of the Bab; and Bahá'u'lláh's Covenant protecting the divine word from human interference and safeguarding the unity of Bahá'ís and all humankind. [about]
  61. Covenant, The, by Ali Nakhjavani (2005-02-21). From a conference at Centro Studi Bahá'í, Acuto, Italy, February 19-26 2005. [about]
  62. Creating a New Mind, by Tom Price (2009-09). Examines the science of spirituality, exploring principles of personal transformation and practical ways Bahá'ís can apply the teachings to effect positive change in their own lives. [about]
  63. Creating New World Order, by Hossain Danesh (n.d.). [about]
  64. Crisis and Opportunities, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  65. Day of Victory, The, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum and Amoz Gibson (1963). Two notable talks given at the First Bahá'í World Congress (London, 1963). [about]
  66. Declining Processes of the World, by Peter J. Khan (n.d.). The condition of the world today, which is in a state of decline from negative forces, requires that both Bahá'ís and others make drastic changes in certain fundamental attitudes. [about]
  67. Definitions of Love, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (n.d.). How to express kindness to humanity and love for God and manifest the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  68. Development and the Bahá'í International Community, by Victor DeAraujo and Mary Power (n.d.). Talk at Green Acre Bahá'í School. [about]
  69. Development of the Faith, by Rahmatu'llah Muhajir (n.d.). Process and development of the Faith, "from its birth to its glory and greatness and color in the world." [about]
  70. Developmental Stages in Marriage, by Hossain Danesh (n.d.). [about]
  71. Divine Charisma, by Jalil Mahmoudi (1968-07). [about]
  72. Divine Spirit, Forces of Our Age: Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (1991-06). [about]
  73. Doors to Teaching and Deepening, by Dwight Allen (n.d.). [about]
  74. Early Believers in the West, Some, by Grace Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Stories of Thornton Chase, John David Bosch, Lua Moore Getsinger, May Ellis Bolles Maxwell, William Sutherland Maxwell, Thomas Breakwell, John Ebenezer Esslemont, George Townshend, and Horace Hotchkiss Holley. [about]
  75. Echoes from the Lotus, by Collis Featherstone and William Sears (1986). Address at the dedication of the New Delhi temple. [about]
  76. Education of Children, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1974). On Bahá'í families and raising children to appreciate Bahá'í principles. [about]
  77. Enigmatic Questions Surrounding the Appearances of the Prophets, by John S. Hatcher (2011-03-29). Issues related to the ontology and powers of the Manifestations can test the mettle of even deepened and learned Bahá'ís, but these concepts are central in understanding how the creator employs vicegerents to educate humankind. [about]
  78. Enregistrements audio en français (2021/2022). Enregistrements audio en français des écrits sacrés baha'is, par Dominique Marchal. [about]
  79. Enrolling the Masses, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  80. Essential Role of Religion in Fostering a Sustainable World, The, by Peter Adriance (2009-08-14). [about]
  81. Est-ce que l'au-délà sera ennuyeux?, by William S. Hatcher (2003). Fireside talk. [about]
  82. Evening with Hands of the Cause, by Varqa Roberts Furutan (n.d.). [about]
  83. Épître du Báb aux Lettres du Vivant, by Báb, The (1972/2016). [about]
  84. Fadl-i-Qa'ini: The Tamed Phoenix, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). History of an early Bahá'í, teacher of Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Gulpaygani, and in whose honor the Lawh-i-Hikmat was revealed. [about]
  85. Fadl-i-Shirazi: Guided By Dreams, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of an early believer; content derived from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat by Aziz'u'llah Sulaymani. [about]
  86. Fiftieth Anniversary of The Master: Performance piece, by Jim Wood (1968). An artistic piece appropriate for play at the commemoration of the ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. Produced, performed, and narrated by Jim Wood; also read by Deborah Buttrey. [about]
  87. Five Year Plan, by Stephen Hall (2006/2007-04). Two talks. [about]
  88. Five Year Plan Approaching the Midway Point, by Stephen Hall (2008-02). [about]
  89. Five-Year Plan: Three Talks, by Tom Price (2011-09). Three audio talks: "The Organic Process of the Five Year Plan," "The Twofold Mission of the Five Year Plan," and "The High Calling of the Five Year Plan" [about]
  90. Flame with Us, A, by Ali Nakhjavani (n.d.). Discussion of the persecution of the Bahá'ís in Iran and the need for Bahá'ís to be transformed and enlightened. Delivered in the early 1980s in Canada. [about]
  91. Forces of Light and Darkness, by Hooper Dunbar (1989-11-05). [about]
  92. Forces of Our Time: Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (2011-04). Six lectures series at Bosch Bahá'í School, April 15-17 2011. [about]
  93. Foundation of Happiness, by Kiser Barnes (2007-02). [about]
  94. Freedom and Liberty, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1981). Short talk on the meanings of "liberty" in the Bahá'í writings. [about]
  95. Freedom from Prejudice, by Joan Lincoln (2006-06). Talk from Counsellor member of the International Teaching Centre. [about]
  96. Fruits of Creation, by Curtis Kelsey (n.d.). [about]
  97. Gender in Babi and Bahá'í Law, by Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam (2010-12-14). [about]
  98. Gift of Teaching, by Hooper Dunbar (1988-01-29). [about]
  99. Glimpse of Glory, A: Stories of the Life of Baha'u'llah, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Anecdotes about some early followers of Bahá'u'lláh, and the circumstances of his own life. [about]
  100. Governance, Democracy and Social Change: A Bahá'í Perspective, by Michael Karlberg (2008-03-13). [about]
  101. Greatest Holy Leaf, The, by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani (n.d.). [about]
  102. Growing in the Bahá'í Faith, by Adib Taherzadeh (1984). Talk at an Alaskan summer school, covering topics such as the nature of the soul, our purpose, and personal and collective growth. [about]
  103. Guardian of the Faith, The, by Glenford Mitchell (2007-07). [about]
  104. Guerre et paix au XXI siècle, by William S. Hatcher (2002-05-07). Fireside talk. [about]
  105. Guide to Pronunciation, A, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Pronunciation of Persian and Arabic words, clearly explained and enunciated for a non–Persian-speaking audience. [about]
  106. Healthy Communication in Marriage, by Hossain Danesh (n.d.). [about]
  107. Highlights from the Fourth Bahá'í National Youth Conference: The Time is Now! (1977). Excerpts from the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in June-July 1977 with 3000 Bahá'í youth from 15 countries. [about]
  108. Historical Consciousness and the Divine Plan, by Douglas Martin (2010). A series of eight talks, in both audio and video formats, on the evolution of religion and humanity. [about]
  109. History of Baha'u'llah and the Uniqueness of the Bahá'í Faith, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1994). Overview of the life and writings of Bahá'u'lláh, with an epilogue on how the Bahá'í Faith differs from previous religions. [about]
  110. History of the Báb, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1994). Biography of the Bab, distributed by Images International as a 34-page booklet. [about]
  111. Homosexuality and the Bahá'í Faith, by Tom Price (2012-06-07). Homosexuality and the Bahá'í teachings in the light of human rights, prejudice, and science. [about]
  112. Human Soul, The, by Adib Taherzadeh (n.d.). [about]
  113. Ibn 'Arabi's Joseph: Imagination as Holy Communion, by Todd Lawson (2010-10). [about]
  114. Immortality and the Human Soul: Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (1989/1990). [about]
  115. In the Days of the Guardian, by Leroy Ioas (1958-10-31). Includes the well-known comments by Shoghi Effendi about his reactions to being appointed Guardian. [about]
  116. Institute on Islam, by Peter J. Khan (1971). Transcription of tape #7 which deals with prophecies in the Qur'an, and recordings of a one-weekend group class on Islam in Davenport, Iowa. [about]
  117. Integrating Ethics and International Law: A Bahá'í Perspective, by Brian D. Lepard (2005-04-12). The need to integrate ethics and international law, and how they can work together to promote international peace and respect for human rights. If international law is to promote human rights and prosperity, it must be anchored in ethical principles. [about]
  118. Interest (riba) in Islam and the Bahá'í Faith, by Gad Gilbar (2004-01-20). Bahá'í scripture permits charging interest (riba) on loans, in contrast to Islamic law which forbids it. Interest can be economically justified, and could affect the material position of the ulama and merchant classes. [about]
  119. Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith, by Firuz Kazemzadeh (n.d.). Overview of the Faith, given at Stanford University. [about]
  120. Irish Bahá'í Summer School, by Adib Taherzadeh (1999). A wide-ranging talk on the administrative order, anecdotes about George Townshend, and time spent in Ireland. [about]
  121. Islamic Regime in Iran and the Bahá'í Faith, The, by Firuz Kazemzadeh (2005-01-11). [about]
  122. Jesus et Muhammad, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  123. Jésus, Fils de Dieu et Fils de l'homme, by William S. Hatcher (2002-12-18). Fireside talk. [about]
  124. Justice, by Kiser Barnes (2006-01). [about]
  125. Keys to Harmony, by Daniel C. Jordan (n.d.). Ways of bringing harmony into the world, using musical analogies. [about]
  126. Kitáb-i-Íqán: 1992 Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (1992). [about]
  127. Kitáb-i-Íqán: Undated Lecture Series, by Hooper Dunbar (1989?). [about]
  128. Knowledge, by Paul Lample (2005-11). [about]
  129. L'amour, le pouvoir et la justice, by William S. Hatcher (2002-12). Summer school talk. [about]
  130. L'égoïsme versus l'estime de soi, by William S. Hatcher (2004-01). Fireside talk. [about]
  131. L'environnement physique et spirituel, by William S. Hatcher (2003-03-26). Fireside talk. [about]
  132. L'être humain naït-il tueur?, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  133. L'historique de la foi bahá'íe, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  134. L'homme n'est pas un animal, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  135. L'infaillibilité et nous, by William S. Hatcher (2002-08). Fireside talk. [about]
  136. La communion avec Dieu et le processus du détachement, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  137. La complémentarité entre la science et l'art, by William S. Hatcher (2002-02-13). Fireside talk. [about]
  138. La consultation, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  139. La contribution des femmes à la science moderne, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  140. La médisance, outil des faibles, by William S. Hatcher (2002-11-20). Fireside talk. [about]
  141. La paix intérieure, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  142. La poursuite de l'excellence, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  143. La prédestination, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  144. La prière, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  145. La réincarnation, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  146. La religion a-t-elle échoué?, by William S. Hatcher (2002-06-05). Fireside talk. [about]
  147. La sexualité et la spiritualité 1, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  148. La sexualité et la spiritualité 2, by William S. Hatcher (2002-04-24). Fireside talk. [about]
  149. La spiritualité et la lutte pour la survie, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  150. La spiritualité et la santé mentale et physique, by William S. Hatcher (2002-04-10). Fireside talk. [about]
  151. La véracité: le fondement du progrès spiritual, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  152. La violence et la nature humaine, by William S. Hatcher (2003-02-26). Fireside talk. [about]
  153. La volonté et la rationalité de Dieu, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  154. Le bien et le mal, by William S. Hatcher (2002-05-15). Fireside talk. [about]
  155. Le clonage: vrai ou faux, bien ou mal?, by William S. Hatcher (2003-03-05). Fireside talk. [about]
  156. Le mysticisme, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  157. Le pouvoir au sein de la famille, by William S. Hatcher (2002). Fireside talk. [about]
  158. Le pouvoir et les relations humaines, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  159. Le rôle politique de la femme est-il méconnu?, by William S. Hatcher (2002-07-17). Fireside talk. [about]
  160. Le sens de la vie, by William S. Hatcher (2004). Fireside talk. [about]
  161. Learning and the Unfoldment of the Bahá'í Community, by Paul Lample (2008-08-29). Two slightly different versions of the Plenary Address to the ABS conference. [about]
  162. Les cinq niveaux de l'esprit, by William S. Hatcher (2002-12-04). Fireside talk. [about]
  163. Les étapes de l'unité mondiale, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  164. Les étapes de la vie, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  165. Les perturbations sociales et le vécu individuel, by William S. Hatcher (2004). [about]
  166. Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden, The: A Baha'i Perspective, by Ann Boyles (2004-11-16). [about]
  167. Long Obligatory Prayer, The, by Ali Nakhjavani (2000-03). Notable talk from March 2000 by Ali Nakhjavani, who served on the Universal House of Justice from 1963 to 2003, about various aspects of the long obligatory prayer (link to audio, off-site). [about]
  168. Love of God, by Hooper Dunbar (2006-12). [about]
  169. Love, Power and Justice, by William S. Hatcher (2008). [about]
  170. Manifestation of God, The, by Hooper Dunbar (2005-12). [about]
  171. Material and Spiritual Worlds, by Peter J. Khan (2010-12). Four talks on the Five-Year Plan given at the North Island Bahá'í Summer School, Hamilton, New Zealand, December 2010. [about]
  172. Meaning of the Bahá'í Ring Symbol, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  173. Memories: Bill Sears interviews Mrs. True, by William Sears and Corinne True (1951). Stories starting from 1907 in Haifa. [about]
  174. Methodologies and Development Strategies, by Farzam Arbab (1985?). [about]
  175. Mind and Spirit: Convergence of Neuroscience and Revealed Knowledge, by Faraneh Varqa-Khadem (2005-08-13). [about]
  176. Mírzá Abu'l-Fadl: The Greatest Scholar, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Lengthy biography of an early scholar, whose writings Persian Bahá'ís often consider as ranking second to the Holy Writings and the writings of Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  177. Moral and Spiritual Development, by William S. Hatcher (2008). [about]
  178. Mulla Husayn Bushru'i: The Indomitable, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of the first believer in the Bab. [about]
  179. Mulla Rida: The Indestructible, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Extracts from the Persian book Masabih-i-Hidayat, by Azizu'llah-i-Sulaymani, about a famous life-long teacher of the Faith in Iran. [about]
  180. Mystery of Martyrdom, The, by Darius Shahrokh and Grace Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life stories of many early martyrs, and some explanations of what inspires self-sacrifice. [about]
  181. Navigating Two Worlds, by Peter J. Khan (2008-01). [about]
  182. Obedience, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1995-05). The meanings of infallibility, obedience to Bahá'u'lláh, the covenant of God with humanity, and the paradox of law being the instrument of liberation, not limitation. [about]
  183. On the Study of the Bahá'í Writings, by Hooper Dunbar (1998-10-31). On the systematic study of the Writings, and insights on the "Most Holy Tablet," the Tablet to the Christians. [about]
  184. Opposition and Perseverance, by Firaydoun Javaheri (2006-10). [about]
  185. Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series Webcast, by Rainn Wilson (2009). In an hour long interview, Wilson talks with Oprah about the Bahá'í Faith, creativity, spirituality, and his new web site [about]
  186. Organic Order, An: An Approach to the Philosophy of Baha'u'llah through the Writings of Shoghi Effendi, by Roger Coe, in The Vision of Shoghi Effendi (1993). The structure of the Administrative Order as outlined by the writings of the Guardian, and the principles of the Anisa model of education. Available also as an audiobook. [about]
  187. Ottoman Reform Movements and the Bahá'í Faith, by Necati Alkan (2004-06-15). Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá had contact with many of the reformers and modernist ideas in Turkey in the 1860s-1890s. This paper focuses on the "Young Turk" leader Abdullah Cevdet. [about]
  188. Pattern of a New World Order: The Bahá'í Administrative Order and Shoghi Effendi's Contribution to Globalisation Theory, by Ismael Velasco (2010-12-30). The concept of the administrative order, and how the Guardian extrapolated its framework from the writings of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  189. Persian Bahá'í Poets and Poetry: A General Overview, by Heshmat Moayyad (2008-06-03). [about]
  190. Perspectives on Development, by Glen A. Eyford (n.d.). Talk given at Green Acre Bahá'í School. [about]
  191. Peut-on réellement pardonner?, by William S. Hatcher (2003-06-23). Fireside talk. [about]
  192. Philosophical Basis of the ANISA Model, The, by Daniel C. Jordan (1974). Talk given at Green Acre Bahá'í School on ANISA, a science-based approach for curriculum development that integrates with new discoveries in human-related sciences. Includes stories of Jordan's spiritual teacher Charlotte Gillan. [about]
  193. Pioneering, by Penelope Walker (2007-09). [about]
  194. Pioneering in Latin America, by Hooper Dunbar (1994-04-27). Experiences pioneering in Central and South America. [about]
  195. Pourquoi l'être humain veut-il la paix mais fait la guerre?, by William S. Hatcher (2002-06-12). Fireside talk. [about]
  196. Pourquoi s'appeler bahá'í?, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  197. Pourquoi tenons-nous tellement à nos préjugés?, by William S. Hatcher (2003). Fireside talk. [about]
  198. Power of Divine Assistance, by Hooper Dunbar (2007-11). [about]
  199. Power of Prayer, by Hartmut Grossmann (2007-06). [about]
  200. Proclamation of Baha'u'llah, by Said Zafar (n.d.). [about]
  201. Prophecies Fullfilled by Baha'u'llah, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  202. Protecting the Cause of God, by Firaydoun Javaheri (2007-08). [about]
  203. Prouver l'existence de Dieu 1, by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk. [about]
  204. Prouver l'existence de Dieu 2, by William S. Hatcher (2002-05-01). Fireside talk. [about]
  205. Readings from the Writings of The Báb, by Muhammad Afnan (2012). Link to audio recordings of a descendant of the Báb reading from two of his most important works, Qayyúm al-Asmá' "Surah to the Kings" and the Bayán-i-farsí (Persian Bayán). [about]
  206. Recollection of Visits with 'Abdul-Baha, by William Copeland Dodge (1959-02-06). Travels in Akka and meetings with Abdu'l-Bahá November 16 - December 4 1901 at his house in Akka, and in 1912 in New York, recounted by the son of Arthur Pillsbury Dodge. [about]
  207. Recreating Ourselves in the Image of the Master, by Tom Price (2012). Program discussing how we can become more like 'Abdu'l-Bahá in our daily lives. Each of the six talks meditates on one quality. [about]
  208. Rectitude of Conduct, by Glenford Mitchell (2006). [about]
  209. Reflections on the Bahá'í Peace Program, by Hossain Danesh (2013-12). Peace-making, conflict resolution, and the importance of negotiation between opposing parties. [about]
  210. Reformist Movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Past, Present, and Future, by Ali Akbar Mahdi (2006-01-08). [about]
  211. Remember Bill Sears: musical meditations, by William Sears (n.d.). Four musical pieces accompanying selections from the speeches of Sears. [about]
  212. Remembrances of Shoghi Effendi: An address from the Hand of the Cause, by Dhikrullah Khadem (1984). [about]
  213. Reminiscences of Shoghi Effendi, by John Robarts and Zikrullah Khadem (1984). [about]
  214. Resisting Educational Exclusion: The Bahá'í Institute of Higher Education in Iran, by Friedrich W. Affolter (2008-12-23). [about]
  215. Responsibility of Men in Achieving Equality Between the Sexes, The, by Roger Coe (1989). Inequality in the relationship between women and men is manifested in the denial of opportunity - or even domination. Both sexes have been conditioned to accept these roles. Men must transform themselves to end this oppression. Audio version included. [about]
  216. Ridvan 2010 comments, by Paul Lample (2010-06-02). Reflections on the 2010 Ridvan letter and the teaching plans, delivered in Foundation Hall at the Bahá'í House of Worship in Wilmette. [about]
  217. Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy, by Peter Brown (2009-08-14). [about]
  218. Sacrifice, by Zenaida Ramirez (2006-09). [about]
  219. Scholar and the Plan, The, by Farzin Aghdasi (2006-08-12). [about]
  220. Science and Prophecy, by Ervin Laszlo (1989?). [about]
  221. Service and Devotion: First talk in the "Serving the Divine Plan" program, by Peter J. Khan (2005-10). The first minutes of this lecture at the Bahá'í World Centre introduce the purpose of the upcoming lecture series and explains how they will be organized and who may attend. [about]
  222. Shaykh Hasan-i-Zunuzi: The Promises Fulfilled, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life story of an early follower of Shaykhs Ahmad and Rashti, who also met both the Báb and Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  223. Shoghi Effendi, by Javidukht Khadem (1968-07). [about]
  224. Shoghi Effendi: Expounder of the Bahá'í Faith, by David Hofman (1984). Talk written by David Hoffman, but delivered by May Hoffman. [about]
  225. Shoghi Effendi: Master Builder of World Civilization, by Nathan Rutstein (1984). [about]
  226. Shoghi Effendi: The Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1970?). [about]
  227. Shoghi Effendi: The Sign of God on Earth, by Grace Shahrokh and Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1998-07). The Guardian's life, his station, his accomplishments, and his passing. [about]
  228. Shoghi Effendi's Question, by Emeric Sala, in The Vision of Shoghi Effendi (1983). Recollections of Sala (1906-1990) on Shoghi Effendi discussing the meaning of the World Order of Bahá'u'lláh. Includes audio version. [about]
  229. Shoghi Effendi's Works, by Ugo Giachery (n.d.). [about]
  230. Significance of the Kitab-i-Aqdas, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1993). History and background of the Aqdas; circumstances of its revelation; the text itself; authority and infallibility of Bahá'u'lláh; obedience vs. liberty; reward vs. punishment; prophecies; laws and ordinances; maturity of humankind. [about]
  231. Signs of God on Earth, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1963). Talk presented at the First Bahá'í World Congress in London, 1963, about pioneering, teaching indigenous people, and about her memories of the Guardian. [about]
  232. Social and Economic Development, by Harris Eyeford Polk (n.d.). [about]
  233. Speaking in Edinburgh, by Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum (1981-08). Address at Edinburgh Bahá'í Centre. Includes discussion of Shoghi Effendi in Scotland and the eagle and pillar at his resting place. [about]
  234. Spirit of Service: Bahá'ís and Development, by Lawrence McCallough (n.d.). [about]
  235. Spiritual Conquest of the Planet, by Paul Lample (2007-12). [about]
  236. Spiritual Dimensions of Health Science, by Hossain Danesh (n.d.). [about]
  237. Spiritual Education of Children (in Russian and English), by William S. Hatcher (2008). Fireside talk given in English, with Russian translation. [about]
  238. Spirituality of Games, by Tom Price (2012). Talk on the science of spirituality as it relates to a quotation of Abdu'l-Bahá comparing life to a game: what are the rules of life, and how does one win the "game" of life? [about]
  239. Station and World Order of Baha'u'llah, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Two separate talks on similar topics; PDF transcripts not yet available (as of 2013-05). [about]
  240. Stories from the Dawn-Breakers: For Children, by William Sears, in Children's Stories from the Dawn-Breakers (1998). Stories for children about Shaykh Ahmad, Siyyid Kazim, Young Man in the Green Turban, The Letters of the Living, and The Bab, taken from the book Children's Stories from the Dawn-Breakers, by Zoe Meyer, illustrated by Winifred Barnum Newman (1998). [about]
  241. Stories of 'Abdul-Baha, by Curtis Kelsey (1957-1963(?)). [about]
  242. Stories of 'Abdul-Baha and the Guardian, by Curtis Kelsey (1957-1963(?)). Kelsey was serving in Haifa when 'Abdu'l-Bahá passed away. These are his recollections and stories of his time with Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  243. Stories of the Martyrdom, by Rouhi Jahanpur (n.d.). [about]
  244. Story of Mulla Husayn (n.d.). Life of the first Bahá'í. Speaker not known. [about]
  245. Story of Quddus (n.d.). Quddus was one of the early notable Bahá'ís. Speaker not known. [about]
  246. Tahirih, Letter of the Living, and Khadijih Bagum, Wife of the Báb, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Life stories of two key heroines of Bábí history. [about]
  247. Talk "Arise" at Anchorage Conference, by William Sears (1976-07). Address to the International Teaching Conference, Anchorage, July 1976. [about]
  248. Talk at U.S. Bahá'í National Convention, by Dorothy Baker (1953). Reflections on pilgrimage and the Guardian. [about]
  249. Talks at the United States National Bahá'í Convention, by Glenford Mitchell (2009). Two talks given in Wilmette, on two subsequent days. Topics include meekness, administrative principles, the Covenant with humankind, and how Bahá'í ideals will be realized. [about]
  250. Teaching Stories, by John Robarts (n.d.). A humorous talk by a Hand of the Cause on how to call on the power of God's angels to help propagate the Faith. Stories include teaching in the 1950s in Botswana. [about]
  251. Teaching The Masses, by Farzam Arbab (n.d.). [about]
  252. Temple Song, by Louise R. Waite, in Bahá'í News, 1:4 (1910-05-17). Sheet music and audio for an early American Bahá'í song. [about]
  253. That ‘Eureka' Moment: The Role of Reflection and Inspiration in Scientific Discovery, by Redwan Moqbel (2005-08-13). [about]
  254. Thoughts about Scholarship and Learning in a Far-from-Equilibrium State, Some, by Stephen Birkland (2003-08-29). [about]
  255. To Build in the World of Things a Safe Home for the Children of Men, by Ann Boyles (2009-08-16). [about]
  256. Transformation of Global Society, by Ervin Laszlo (1983). [about]
  257. Transformation of the World, by Tom Price (2008-08). Explores the harmony of religion and science, the concept that the physical world is a mirror of the spiritual world, and how spiritual insight can be gained through a scientific study of the analogies presented in the Bahá'í writings. [about]
  258. Transforming Environments from the Inside Out, by Arthur Lyon Dahl (2009-08-13). [about]
  259. Triumph of the Cause, The, by Hasan M. Balyuzi (n.d.). [about]
  260. Une seule et même foi, by Universal House of Justice (2021). Des passages des écrits de Bahá'u'lláh et des écritures d'autres confessions qui éclairent les crises contemporaines. Traduction de One Common Faith. [about]
  261. Universal Religion and the Law of Love, by William Sears (n.d.). [about]
  262. Untitled (in Nashville), by Paul Lample (2008-08-24). Talk at the Nashville, Tennessee, Bahá'í Center, August 24, 2008, about "the great spiritual enterprise" the worldwide Bahá'í community has embarked on. [about]
  263. Untitled (Talk at NebyFest), by Rebequa Murphy (2005). A talk given to the youth at NEBYFest in 2005. [about]
  264. Untitled talk, by William Sears (n.d.). Excerpt from a longer speech. [about]
  265. Unveiling the Huri of Love, by John S. Hatcher, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 15:1-4 (2005). Three versions of this paper: Powerpoint presentation, audio file, and published article. [about]
  266. Varqa and Son: The Heavenly Doves, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). History of the family of Varqa, the only family with the distinction of having a grandfather, a father, and a son all named Hand of the Cause. [about]
  267. Verge of the New, The: A Series of Talks, by Steven Phelps (2017-09-18). Introducing a way of looking at the past and future of religion in the context of the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment. Includes compilation of Writings on spiritual dislocation, science, language, spiritual evolution, nature, and revelation. [about]
  268. Victories and Crises, by Peter J. Khan (1995). In this talk in the United States in 1995, a member of the Universal House of Justice speaks on the challenges facing the Bahá'ís of the world, and on mental tests. [about]
  269. View on Islam, A, by Amin Banani (1969). This lecture gives "a few generalizations about Islam that are directly significant to Bahá'ís." [about]
  270. Vision of Shoghi Effendi as Reflected in The Advent of Divine Justice, by Richard Thomas (1984-11). [about]
  271. Vision of Teaching, by Farzam Arbab (n.d.). [about]
  272. Vivre la vie de la perspective de l'éternité, by William S. Hatcher (2002-01-16). Fireside talk. [about]
  273. Where the Future Nests: 19th Century Babi and Bahá'í Photography, by Negar Mottahedeh (2009/2011). [about]
  274. Windows to the Past, by Darius Shahrokh (1992). Deepening talks on 25 topics about Bahá'í history and teachings, downloadable in MP3 audio format and PDF transcripts. [about]
  275. Women's Education and Socio-Economic Development: The Pathways of Impact, by Geeta Gandhi Kingdon (2010-04-13). [about]
  276. Women: Equality and Peace, by Peter J. Khan (n.d.). [about]
  277. Wonder Lamp, The, by Abu'l-Qasim Faizi (1972). A children's story, and performance / storytelling piece, published as a 45-page booklet and also in audio recording. [about]
  278. Working for Betterment of Society, by Gustavo Correa (2008?). [about]
  279. World Peace and International Health, by A. Link (n.d.). [about]
  280. Your True Self, by Daniel C. Jordan (n.d.). [about]
  281. Zoroaster: Baha'u'llah's Ancestor, by Darius Shahrokh, in Windows to the Past (1992). Overview of Zoroastrianism, its place in the history of revelation, and its writings. [about]
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