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Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies, published
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See also letters from National Spiritual Assemblies.
  1. A-de-rih-wa-nie-ton On-kwe-on-we Neh-ha: A Message to the Iroquois Indians, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Canada (1956). Three items: 2021 cover letter from the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Canada, the 1956 message to the Iroquois Indians in Mohawk and English, and a biography of the translator, "Charles A. Cooke, Mohawk Scholar," by Marius Barbeau. [about]
  2. Bahá'í Temple, House of Worship of a World Faith, Commemorating Completion of Exterior Ornamentation, The (1942). Photographs and essays about the construction of the American temple in Chicago. Likely published as a progress report to distribute at the 1942 National Convention. [about]
  3. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 01 (1925-1926), in Bahá'í World (1926). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. Then titled Bahá'í Year Book. [about]
  4. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 02 (1926-1928), in Bahá'í World (1928). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. Then titled The Bahá'í World: a biennial international record. [about]
  5. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 03 (1928-1930), in Bahá'í World (1930). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  6. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 04 (1930-1932), in Bahá'í World (1932). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  7. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 05 (1932-1934), in Bahá'í World (1936). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  8. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 06 (1934-1936), in Bahá'í World (1937). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  9. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 07 (1936-1938), in Bahá'í World (1939). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  10. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 08 (1938-1940), in Bahá'í World (1942). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  11. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 09 (1940-1944), in Bahá'í World (1945). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  12. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 10 (1944-1946), in Bahá'í World (1948). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  13. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 11 (1946-1950), in Bahá'í World (1952). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  14. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 12 (1950-1954), in Bahá'í World (1956). Periodic volumes that survey the global activities and major achievements of the Faith. [about]
  15. Charter for Bahá'í Schools, A, by Stephen Waite and National Spiritual Assembly of India, in Bahá'í National Review, 128 (1990). Basic principles which may guide the development of Bahá'í schools and other educational projects [about]
  16. Communal Harmony: India's Greatest Challenge, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of India (1993). A formal statement from the NSA of the Bahá'ís of India on the need to overcome religious, linguistic and caste-based tensions. [about]
  17. Constitution of the NSA of the Bahá'ís of the United States and By-Laws of Local Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1927). Text of the Constitution first adopted in 1927. [about]
  18. Destiny of America and The Promise of World Peace, The, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in The New York Times (2001). Statement published as a full-page ad in New York Times on prerequisites for world peace: acceptance of the oneness of humanity; eradication of racism; emancipation of women; elimination of wealth disparity; end to nationalism; religious harmony. [about]
  19. Developing Distinctive Bahá'í Communities: Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1998). A guide to community development. Links to document offsite. [about]
  20. Guidance for Bahá'í Groups, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2000). The purpose, organization, functioning, limitations, privileges and responsibilities of Bahá'í groups; guidance for individuals about application of Bahá'í laws, such as marriage and divorce; and guidance for Assemblies that have reverted to group status. [about]
  21. Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies on Domestic Violence: A Supplement to Developing Distinctive Bahá'í Communities (2002). Domestic violence from the standpoint of the Bahá'í teachings: guidance for protecting those who are abused, assisting in rehabilitation of those who commit abuse, and supporting families, with sensitivity to cultural and ethnicity issues. [about]
  22. Plan of Unified Action to Spread the Bahá'í Cause, A: Throughout the United States and Canada January 1 1926 - December 31 1928, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada (1925). The first of two plans of systematic activity in Bahá'í history, followed by "A new plan of unified action to complete the Bahá'í temple and promote the cause in America 1926-1930." [about]
  23. Tree of Life, The: A Program for the Spiritualization of the Bahá'í Community, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the Hawaiian Islands (1993). Compilations for a spiritualization and teaching campaign on prayer and meditation, how to be like the "shining examples" of the Bab and Bahá'u'lláh, and the 1992 Ridvan message. [about]
  24. Trustees of the Merciful: The Station, Responsibilities and Duties of the Local Spiritual Assembly, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1958). Brief compilation from Bahá'u'lláh, Abdu'l-Bahá, and Shoghi Effendi; constitutional basis of the Local Spiritual Assembly; duties and responsibilities. [about]
  25. Two Wings of a Bird: The Equality of Women and Men, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). The emancipation of women, the achievement of full equality between the sexes, is essential to human progress and the transformation of society. [about]
  26. Unity and Consultation: Foundations of Sustainable Development, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1994). [about]
  27. Vision of Race Unity: America's Most Challenging Issue, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1991). A formal statement from the US NSA on "the most challenging issue confronting America." [about]
  28. War, Governance, and Conscience in This Age of Transition, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in The Bahá'í National Review, 20 (1969). A whitepaper on issues of Bahá'í involvement in the military services. [about]
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