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  1. Áqá Buzurg, Entitled Badí "The Wonderful", by Boris Handal (2023). Áqá Buzurg and Bahá'u'lláh's Lawh-i-Sultán; Tablet to Badí from Bahá'u'lláh; the Pride of the Martyrs of the Bahá'í Faith; excerpts from the Lawh-i-Sultán. Essays and short articles. [about]
  2. Ásíyih Khánum Called Navváb, Entitled Varaqiy-i-Ulyá "The Most Exalted Leaf," the Wife of Bahá'u'lláh, by Boris Handal (2023). The story of Bahá'u'lláh's wife Ásíyih Khánum, entitled Navváb (1820–1886), covering her life in Iran, Baghdád, Istanbul, Adrianople, and 'Akká. Essays and short articles. [about]
  3. 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." Audio. [about]
  4. Birth of Radio Bahá'í of Lake Titicaca in Peru, The, by Boris Handal, in Bahá'í News (1981-09). On a momentous international Bahá'í teaching project linking the sister communities of Peril and Bolivia. Essays and short articles. [about]
  5. Centenary of the Bahá'í Faith in Australia, by Boris Handal (2020). Overview of the 100-year history of the Faith in Australia and New Zealand, starting from the arrival of pioneers Clara and Hyde Dunn in 1920. Essays and short articles. [about]
  6. Classroom Management in Action, by Boris Handal (2005). A guide to managing behavior in everyday situations, presented in the form of learning scenarios. Each scenario represents a familiar theme with diverse educational concepts, to spark group discussions and help teachers reflect on their own practices. Research notes. [about]
  7. Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh, The, by Boris Handal, in Australian Bahá'í Bulletin (2008/2022). Overview of the Bahá'í Covenant, the nature of Covenant-breaking, and the spiritual foundation for being firm in such a fundamental principle. Essays and short articles. [about]
  8. De la Córdoba Mora a los Bahá'ís de Irán, by Boris Handal, in Revista Cultura y Religión, 4:1 (2010). Contrast between the contemporary Iranian Bahá'í community and the treatment of religious minorities in Spain under the Moors. Published Articles. [about]
  9. Digital Citizenship: The New Citizenship, by Boris Handal, in Mobile Makes Learning Free (2016). This book chapter discusses the need for introducing the notion of virtues and spiritual attitudes in the delivery of learning experiences fostering digital citizenship values from a Bahá'í perspective. Published Articles. [about]
  10. Dispensation of the Bab, The, by Boris Handal (2023). Detailed, systematic presentation of the Báb's teachings; Bábí prophecies relating to Bahá'u'lláh; the extent to which the Báb's laws have been carried forward into the Bahá'í revelation. Books. [about]
  11. El Concurso en Lo Alto: La Vida de Once Distinguidos Personajes de la Edad Heroica de la Fe , by Boris Handal (1985). Biographies of eleven important Baha’i personages of the Heroic Age of the Bahá'í Faith: Mulla Ḥusayn, Vahid, Quddus, Mulla Sadiq, Shaykh Salman, Nabil-i-A’zam, Asiyih Khanum, Mirza Mihdi, Badi, and Varqa and Ruhu’llah. Books. [about]
  12. Ella del Valiente Corazón: La Vida de Miss Eve Blanche Nicklin (1895-1985), "Madre Spiritual del Perú", by Boris Handal (2002). The life of Eve Nicklin, "Spiritual Mother of Peru." Biographies. [about]
  13. Eve Nicklin: She of the Brave Heart, by Boris Handal (2011). The life of the "Spiritual Mother of Peru." Books. [about]
  14. Family of Mullá Husayn, The, by Boris Handal (2023). The life, context, and times of Mullá Husayn-i-Bushrú’í (1813-1849), the Bábu'l-Báb, "Gate of the Gate." Essays and short articles. [about]
  15. Filosofías y Analogías en Educación, by Boris Handal, in La Pluma del Conocimiento, 2 (2002). Teorías educativas recientes han validado académicamente el rol de las creencias, opiniones y emociones en el aprendizaje y la enseñanza, inclusive en las llamadas ciencias fácticas como las matemáticas. Essays and short articles. [about]
  16. Finding the Lamp: My Bahá'í Experience, by Boris Handal, in Catholics and Catholicism in contemporary Australia: challenges and achievements, ed. Abe Ata (2012). A personal adventure of faith, influenced by a background where faith and reason talked to each other, and an oriental ethnic heritage and curiosity for Eastern cultures; thoughts on inclusive spiritual agendas for the future. Essays and short articles. [about]
  17. From Moorish Cordova to the Bahá'ís of Iran: Islamic Tolerance and Intolerance, by Boris Handal, in IDEA: A Journal of Social Issues, 12:1 (2007-09-08). Though Bahá'ís are persecuted in Iran, Muhammad taught understanding and respect towards religious minorities. Cordova, Spain is an example of historical tolerance where Muslims, Christians and Jews co-existed harmoniously under Islamic rule. Published Articles. [about]
  18. Genealogía de los Profetas de Dios, by Boris Handal (2010). A chart connecting the major Messengers of God through historical, prophetic, and interpretative information, from Adam to Bahá'u'lláh, showing Shoghi Effendi's ascendancy as "the primal branch of the Divine and Sacred Lote-Tree." Chronologies/genealogies. [about]
  19. Global Scholars as Ambassadors of Knowledge, by Boris Handal, in Academic Migration, Discipline Knowledge and Pedagogical Practice: Voices from the Asia Pacific, eds. F. Rawling and C. Mason (2013). Global scholars can face challenges interacting with peers and with the community of their destination cultures, but can become agents of social change due to their unique overseas positions, and teach global citizenship, moral leadership, and unity. Published Articles. [about]
  20. In Memoriam: Mercedes Sánchez (1912-1999), by Boris Handal (2021). On the life of one of the first Peruvian Bahá'ís, who encountered the Faith via Eve Nicklin, the first American pioneer to settle in Peru. Biographies. [about]
  21. In Memoriam: Isabel Camacho de Sánchez (1931-2013), by Boris Handal and Enrique Sanchez (2021). On the life of an active member of the early Peruvian community, who first encountered the Bahá'í Faith in her hometown in Argentina in 1948 before travel-teaching in Peru. Biographies. [about]
  22. In Memoriam: Mas'úd Khamsí (1922-2013), Spiritual Father of Peru, Mentor and Counselor, by Boris Handal (2021-03). On the life of a distinguished Bahá'í from Rasht, Iran, who travel-taught to Africa and South America and later became a member of the National Spiritual Assemblies of Bolivia and Peru. Biographies. [about]
  23. In Memoriam: Salomon Pacora Estrada (Pacora Blue Mountain) 1899-1969, by Boris Handal (2022). Short bio of the first known Bahá'í of Inca descent, who served as a pioneer in Ecuador. Biographies. [about]
  24. Khamsis, The: A Cradle of True Gold, by Boris Handal (2020-07). Biography of the five-brother Báqirof-Khamsi clan, designated by Bahá'u'lláh as the "Five Siyyids" after they accepted the Bahá'í Faith in 1881. Books. [about]
  25. La Cultura Hispano Árabe en Latino América, by Boris Handal, in Polis, 3:9 (2004). The influence of the Hispano-Arab culture in Latin American history, from a linguistic point of view, and through the development of the humanities and sciences such as mathematics, astronomy, and medicine. Published Articles. [about]
  26. La Moral del Corán (2013-05). Compilation of passages from the Qur'an, with reference to some Bahá'í writings. Personal compilations. [about]
  27. Loving 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Understanding His Station, by Boris Handal, in The Australian Bahá'í (2021-09). Early Bahá’ís in the West struggled to understand the station of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the Mystery of God. Essays and short articles. [about]
  28. Mahoma, Profeta de Dios, by Boris Handal (2005/2020). Overview of the life of Muhammad and the teachings of the Qur'an, and world Islamic culture. Biographies. [about]
  29. Maronite Physician's Encounter with 'Abdu'l-Bahá in 'Akká, A, by Boris Handal (2021). Brief notes from the autobiography of Lebanese doctor Shakir El Khoury on meeting ‘Abdu’l-Bahá when he was working as a physician in ‘Akká (date unknown, circa 1870). Scan of original Arabic included. Biographies. [about]
  30. Metaphors in Education, by Boris Handal (2008). Knowledge is associated with the development of spiritual capabilities such as justice, confidence, patience, service, etc. Educational research and its methodologies are a vehicle to find knowledge and a tool to help us achieve our highest selves. Essays and short articles. [about]
  31. Mirza Mihdi: The Purest Branch, by Boris Handal (2017). Two excerpts from a book-length biography of the son of Bahá'u'lláh — "Akká, the Most Great Prison" (chapter 1) and "The Treasure of God in the Holy Land" (chapter 9) —  which describe the life and martyrdom of Mirza Mihdi on 23 June 1870. Books. [about]
  32. Mulla Husayn's Journey: Google Earth video, by Boris Handal (2022). This silent video captured from Google Earth shows Mulla Husayn's 800km, 82-day journey from Mashhad to Shaykh Tabarsi with 200+ Babis (21 July - 12 October 1848). Maps. [about]
  33. Numeracy for the Junior Youth: Addition and Subtraction, by Boris Handal (2021). Learning materials developed for use in rural schools in India, intertwining numeracy skills with spiritual concepts for the Junior Youth age range. Reflections and quotations from the Bahá'í writings are included. Research notes. [about]
  34. Philosophy of Bahá'í Education, The, by Boris Handal, in Religion & Education, 34:1 (2007). On a philosophy of education encompassing the individual and the society, the state of education and the child in the 19th century in the light of those principles, and a review of Bahá'í-inspired enterprises to implement those ideals around the world. Published Articles. [about]
  35. Siyyid Yahyá-i-Dárábí, Entitled Vahíd "The Incomparable", by Boris Handal (2023). The Commissioner of Muhammad Sháh; Bahá'u'lláh in Tehran; the episodes of Yazd and Nayríz. Essays and short articles. [about]
  36. Teaching Bahá'í History in Schools: A Resource Material, by Boris Handal (2010). A self-contained lesson addressing the history and growth of the Faith and the lives of the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh, designed for primary-school students in the broader community; contains learning objectives, learning activities, and audio-visual resources. Introductory. [about]
  37. Trilogy of Consecration, A: The Courier, the Historian and the Missionary, by Boris Handal (2020). On the lives of Shaykh Salmán, Nabil-i-A'zam and Mullá Sádiq, three important people in the early years of the Bahá'í Faith in Iran. Books. [about]
  38. Varqá and Rúhu'lláh: 101 Stories of Bravery on the Move, by Boris Handal (2020). On the lives of Varqa, the physician and talented poet, and his gifted adolescent son Ruhu'llah, who travelled across Iran to teach the Faith before being martyred in 1896. Biographies. [about]
  39. میرزا مهدی غصن اطهر (Mirza Mehdi, Ghusn-i-Athar): "Mirza Mehdi, the Purest Branch", by Boris Handal (2022). The dramatic story of Mirza Mihdi, the son of Bahá'u'lláh who fell from a skylight in the roof of the prison where they were imprisoned. Books. [about]
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