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  1. 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Mírzá Ghaffár Zanúzí: ALM Nicolas's 'Abdoul-Béha et la situation', 1912, by A.L.M. Nicolas, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). A translation of ALM Nicolas’s ‘Abdoul-Béha et la situation’ (1912) reproducing letters by 'Abdu’l-Bahá and Mírzá Ghaffár Zanúzí. Published Articles. [about]
  2. Academic Irrelevance or Disciplinary Blind-Spot?: Middle Eastern Studies and the Baha'i Faith Today, by Ismael Velasco, in Middle East Studies Association Bulletin (2001). Possible reasons for the lack of attention to the Bahá'í religion in Middle Eastern academic studies. Why is it considered marginal? What are the conceptual boundaries involved and their limitations? Published Articles. [about]
  3. Achieving Reconciliation in a Conflicting World, by Ismael Velasco, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 18:1-4 (2008). The dynamics of conflict against the backdrop of globalization, and religion's role in fostering unity. A "logic of reconciliation" will allow us to find harmony among ideas, individuals, and communities. Published Articles. [about]
  4. Art of Sacred Reading, The: In Search of a Bahá'í Approach, by Ismael Velasco (2006). Embracing paradox: the experience of contradiction and the logic of reconciliation; "Loving sympathy": the example of Montaigne; sacred text and sacred reading: a journey into the Book of Certitude. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  5. Bahá'í Community in Edinburgh, 1946-1950, The, by Ismael Velasco, in Bahá'ís in the West (2004). Historical context of the rise of the Bahá'í community in Scotland, community development, diffusion of Bahá'í literature, and statistics of Bahá'í membership in Scotland as of 1997. Published Articles. [about]
  6. Baha'i Conceptual Framework for Interfaith Discourse and Action, by Ismael Velasco (2010). Overview of challenges to interfaith work, a Bahá'í appraisal of current activities, and the culture of systematic growth. Essays and short articles. [about]
  7. Baha'u'llah's First Tablet to Napoleon III: A Research Note, by Ismael Velasco, in Lights of Irfan, 4 (2003). Comparison of Shoghi Effendi's English translation and Ismael Velasco's English translation of Dreyfus French version. Published Articles. [about]
  8. Bibliography of Works on Baha'i Metaphysics in the English Language (2004). List of books and articles related to metaphysics, 1880-2001. Bibliographies. [about]
  9. Conceptualising Moral Values: A Metaphysical, Ethical and Empirical Dialogue with Schaefer's Moral Philosophy, by Ismael Velasco (2012). On a framework for a moral philosophy that integrates three areas of contemporary discourse: meta-ethics, which begins from metaphysics; ethics, which frames the hermeneutics of morality itself; and praxis, as disclosed and recorded by empirical science. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  10. Counter-Intuition: A Manifestation of God in a Human Body? , by Ismael Velasco (2009). Many leaders and gurus betray us as false prophets; it is difficult to understand how a fellow human being could ever be a true voice of the divine, a transcendent Manifestation of God. Yet Bahá'ís recognize this in Mirzá Husayn Alí, Bahá'u'lláh. Essays and short articles. [about]
  11. Doing Scholarship from a Faith Perspective: Reading the Sacred as Sacred Encounter, by Ismael Velasco (2006). Problems with faith perspectives, and the dichotomy between faith and objectivity. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  12. Entering into Obligatory Prayer: Introduction and Commentary, by Ismael Velasco (2006). Overview of Bahá'í prayer, its historical background, and a detailed commentary on the preamble to the Long Obligatory Prayer. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  13. Estudios y Profesiones, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (n.d.). Compilacion de Escritos Bahá'ís para jovenes sobre estudios y profesiones. Personal compilations. [about]
  14. First Tablet to Napoleon III: Excerpts, by Bahá'u'lláh (2001). Provisional translations. [about]
  15. Fixing the Gaze: Reflections on "The Order of Bahá'u'lláh" in the Báb's Persian Bayan, by Ismael Velasco, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 18:1 (2006). On the word nazm, "order," and how Bahá'u'lláh and then Shoghi Effendi extended used this as a foundation to build the concept of a Bahá'í World Order, a sacred socio-political entity. Includes translation of Bayan 3:16. Published Articles. [about]
  16. Historia de la Fe Bahá'í en Venezuela (2001). History of the Bahá'í Faith in Venezuela. Essays and short articles. [about]
  17. In Memoriam: Hugh McKinley, by Ismael Velasco, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). McKinley (1924-1999) was a British Bahá'í pioneer to Cyprus during the Ten Year Crusade (1953-1963). Published Articles. [about]
  18. Ineffability in Scripture: A Conversation with 6 Medieval Mystics, by Ismael Velasco (2006). On how the experience of six 13th- and 14th-century Christian mystics was shaped by their language, environment, and background; how that process illuminates Baha’i scripture; implications for the conduct and direction of Baha’i scholarship. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  19. Kitáb-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book): The Obligatory Prayers, by Universal House of Justice and Ismael Velasco (2000). Study Guides. [about]
  20. Kitáb-i-Íqán, The Book of Certitude: Wilmette Institute faculty notes, by Brent Poirier and Iraj Ayman (1999). Study Guides. [about]
  21. Legacies and Prospects: Baha'i Community Building Yesterday and Tomorrow, by Ismael Velasco (2002). On the rise and evolution of a world Bahá'í community in the 20th century, and new paradigms for community building. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  22. Liminal Moment, A: Shaykhi Millennialism and the Irruption of Modernity, by Ismael Velasco (2013). On the end-times theology of the last great philosophical school to have developed integrally within Islam, its context vis-a-vis Western modernity, and its place in Bahá'í thought. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  23. Literatura Bahá'í en Español (2004). A partial and unformatted list (from 2004) of books in Spanish. Bibliographies. [about]
  24. Logos, Mythos and Kerygma: The Logic of Reconciliation and the Occultation of the Promised Qá'im in Bábí-Bahá'í Scripture, by Ismael Velasco (2004). Theological background of the Twelfth Imam in Shi'i Islam, comprehensive interpretation of Bahá'u'lláh's and 'Abdu'l-Bahá's position on the occultation and the Qá'ím, and the historicity of the 12th Imám in the Bahá'í writings. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  25. Moderation and the Art of Teaching, by Ismael Velasco (2001). Compilation, designed as a deepening and handout, on teaching the Faith, the importance of language, moderation and receptivity, and atmosphere and language. Personal compilations. [about]
  26. Pattern of a New World Order: The Bahá'í Administrative Order and Shoghi Effendi's Contribution to Globalisation Theory, by Ismael Velasco (2010). The concept of the administrative order, and how the Guardian extrapolated its framework from the writings of Bahá'u'lláh. Audio. [about]
  27. "Peace" in the Baha'i Scriptures, by Ismael Velasco (2001). Annotated compilation on the gestation of thoughts about peace and the Lesser Peace in the writings of Baha’u’llah, universal peace in the writings of Abdu'l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi's "New World Order," and the UHJ's influences on the Lesser Peace. Personal compilations. [about]
  28. Persian Bayan, The: From A.L.M. Nicolas' French translation, by Báb, The (2001). Four short chapters from The Báb's book of laws. Translation of Nicolas’s Le Beyán Persan, translated from the French, with reference to the Persian, by Ismael Velasco. Provisional translations. [about]
  29. Portrait of Abdu'l-Bahá: Selections From Memories of Nine Years in Akká, by Youness Khan Afroukhteh (2006). Habits of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in His daily tasks and services, his concentration, the way he revealed verses, his manner of speaking, his bearing, interactions with governments, his burdens and tasks, and his love and generosity. Biographies. [about]
  30. Prolegomenon to the Study of Babi and Baha'i Scriptures, A: The Importance of Henry Corbin to Babi and Baha'i Studies, by Ismael Velasco, in Bahá'í Studies Review, Vol. 12 (2004). On the foremost Western authority on the Islamic philosophy of Persia, one of the most influential Islamicists of the 20th century, whose work is uniquely relevant in understanding the philosophical context for the emergence of the Bábí Faith. Published Articles. [about]
  31. Qayyúm-al-'Asmá: Wilmette Institute faculty notes, by Ismael Velasco and Todd Lawson (1999). Study Guides. [about]
  32. Reconstructing Ridvan, by Ismael Velasco, in Bahá'í Journal UK, 19:1 (2002). Brief historical overview of an event about which the Guardian said the circumstances are "shrouded in an obscurity which future historians will find it difficult to penetrate." Essays and short articles. [about]
  33. Reflections on Baha'u'llah's Claims to Being the Return of Imam Husayn, by Ismael Velasco (2020). On Imam Husayn in Shi'a Islam, expectations of his return, his place in Bábí theology, and various relationships to the Bábí Faith: ancestral, devotional, initiatory, theophanic, typological, eschatological, and messianic. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  34. Religion, Modernity and the "Clash of Civilisations": Context and Prospects, by Ismael Velasco (2013). On the broader intellectual context for the emergence of the Bahá'í Faith in 19th century Iran and its subsequent engagement with Western modernity. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  35. Renacer del Tiempo, El: Los ritmos profundos del calendario y los júbilos misteriosos de Ayyám-i Há, by Ismael Velasco (2004). On the Bahá'í (Badi) calendar and the Bahá'í festival Ayyam-i-Ha. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  36. Shoghi Effendi: An approach to his artistic contribution to style in English literature and to standards in translation, by Nobel Perdu and Ismael Velasco, in Traducción, cultura e inmigración. Reflexiones interdisciplinares, ed. García Marcos et al. (2004). On the technical and literary features of Shoghi Effendi's translations of Bahá'í scriptures: translation vocabulary; interpretation; features of his 'neo-classical' English used to elevate the text.  Published Articles. [about]
  37. Sprinkling from a Cloud (Rashh-i-Amá): Wilmette Institute faculty notes, by Ismael Velasco and Julio Savi (1999). Study Guides. [about]
  38. "Symbolism in the Badí' Calendar," by Robin Mihrshahi: Review, by Ismael Velasco (2004). Book Reviews. [about]
  39. Towards the Summit of Reality, by Julio Savi: Review, by Ismael Velasco (2008). Book Reviews. [about]
  40. "Two Great Powers" in the Lawh-i Maqsud, by Ismael Velasco (2014). On the identity of the two countries that arose against the followers of Moses, referenced by Bahá'u'lláh — likely Russia and France or Russia and Germany. Essays and short articles. [about]
  41. Unity in Diversity: Toward a Correlation of the Bahá'í Perspective with Current Empirical Findings in the Social Science Literature, by Ismael Velasco (2009). The Bahá'í community has much to learn from, and contribute to, the efforts of psychologists, sociologists and network theorists to understand the workings of both unity and diversity in human collectivities; cohesion research within Bahá'í studies. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  42. "What I Want to Say is Wordless": Mystical Language, Revelation and Scholarship, by Ismael Velasco, in Lights of Irfan, Book 2 (2001). If the Word of God transcends words and letters, what point is there to Scripture, let alone to scholarship; the paradox of a history of writers penning volumes on a subject which they assert cannot be grasped by language; the relevance of mysticism. Published Articles. [about]
  43. Who Was Archangel, the Potowatami Woman on Whose Land the Wilmette Temple Was Built?, by Ismael Velasco (2011). Brief investigation into the surname "Ouilmette" (Wilmette), and the identity of a Native American girl named Archangel whose home was at one time on this point of land. Essays and short articles. [about]
 
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