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  1. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Explanation of the Teachings of Bahá'u'lláh Tablets and Talks Translated into English (1911-1920), by Peter Terry, in Lights of Irfan, Book 1 (2000). A review of the varied lists of Bahá'í principles' presented by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in various of his writings and talks translated into English. Contrary to popular belief there is no standard list, and some 38 separate principles can be identified. Published Articles. [about]
  2. All Abide by His Bidding: The Universal Law of God, by Peter Terry (2007). On the liberty of the individual vis-à-vis the laws of God guiding people to making the "right" choices. Essays and short articles. [about]
  3. Arabic Bayan, The: From A.L.M. Nicolas' French translation, by Báb, The (1980). Provisional translations. [about]
  4. Bahá'í Education: Sources of Guidance (2007). A lengthy compilation covering many subjects of interest to parents, teachers, and students, such as education principles, curricula, pedagogy, psychology, gender, infants, and institutions. Personal compilations. [about]
  5. Bahá'í Faith in America as Panopticon 1963-1997, by Juan Cole: The Myth of the Objective Observer, by Peter Terry (1999). Book Reviews. [about]
  6. Baha'i Faith in America, by William Garlington: Review, by Peter Terry (2017). Book Reviews. [about]
  7. Bahá'í Hermeneutics: An Academic and Primary Source Inquiry, by Peter Terry (2009). An exploration of the practice of scriptural interpretation by contrasting the "normative" approaches of the Central Figures with contemporary scholastic approaches by Juan Cole, Christopher Buck, Dann May, Michael Sours, Jack McLean, and Sen McGlinn. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  8. Bahá'í Studies in Europe, by Peter Terry (1981). Interviews with and bios of individuals engaged in study of the Bábí and Bahá'í religions, and descriptions of archives, in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, and Wales, 1980-81. Research notes. [about]
  9. Baha'u'llah and the Reconciliation of Religions, by Peter Terry (2014). The reconciliation of religions is one of the principal themes of Bahá'u'lláh's writings, yet one rarely discussed in introductions to the Bahá'í Faith and often ignored in surveys of Bahá'í teachings. Essays and short articles. [about]
  10. Baha'u'llah in His Own Words (2008). Compilation of texts related to Bahá’u’lláh found in his Writings, with supplementary texts written by the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and other authors, and commentary. Personal compilations. [about]
  11. Biblical References in Baha'i Writings, by Marian Lippitt (1955). Correlation between verses of the Bible and references to these verses in Bahá'í literature, including published pilgrim notes. In Excel format. Research notes. [about]
  12. Chronological Issues in the Lawh-i-Hikmat of Bahá'u'lláh, Some, by Peter Terry, in Lights of Irfan, Book 1 (2000). An attempt to discover the antecedents of Bahá’u’lláh's distinctive chronology of ancient associations between Greek philosophers and Judean kings. Do Bahá’í historians have to critically re-examine the accepted Western accounts? Published Articles. [about]
  13. Companion to Proofs of the Prophets, by Peter Terry, in Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Compilation of texts related to nomenclature of proof; reasons for opposition to the Prophets of God; principles of approach to the Prophets; the path of illumination. Personal compilations. [about]
  14. Concealment and Burial of the Báb, by Peter Terry, in A Most Noble Pattern: Collected Essays on the Writings of the Báb (2012). This chapter from A.-L.-M. Nicolas' seminal biography Seyyed Ali Mohammed dit le Bab (1905) tells the story of the death and burial of the Bab, compiled from the reports of several eye-witnesses consulted by the author. Historical documents. [about]
  15. Covenant, The: Brit Olam, by Peter Terry (1997). The concept of covenant is found in the Bible, the Qur'an, and Bahá'í writings. Using the form of an inter-religious dialogue, this paper correlates references to covenant in four religions, demonstrating the distinctive characteristics of each. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  16. Dialogue on Infallibility: A response to Udo Schaefer's 'Infallible Institutions?', by Peter Terry (2006). An extended review of the themes first published in Schaefer's Making the Crooked Straight, presented in the form of a dialogue. Part of this paper was delivered at the Association for Bahá’í Studies conference in 2006. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  17. Essays on Jesus and the New Testament, by Peter Terry (2015). Scripture and progressive revelation, canonization of the Bible, teachings of the New Testament, Bahá'í interpretations of the Bible, Apostles of Jesus, and prophecies of Jesus and their fulfilment. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  18. Henrietta Emogene Martin Hoagg: Short Biographical Monograph, by Peter Terry (1997). Biography of a travel-teacher, translator of the Writings into Italian, and the first pioneer to Italy. She had a great impact on her fellow believers during her lifetime, but is little-recognized today. Biographies. [about]
  19. Introduction to the Lawh-i Haqqu'n-Nas, An, by Jean-Marc Lepain, in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1 (2007). Summary of the tablet Lawh-i Haqqu’n-Nas, Tablet of the "Right of the People," on the metaphorical character of this world. Published Articles. [about]
  20. Kitáb-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book): The Obligatory Prayers, by Universal House of Justice and Ismael Velasco (2000). Study Guides. [about]
  21. Last Words of Jesus, The: What Were They and What Did They Mean?, by Peter Terry (2015). The words of Christ according to the gospels of Mark and Matthew in Syriac and Greek; comparisons of the Greek, Syriac, Aramaic and Hebrew editions of Psalm 21/22; paper ends with an interpretation by Abdu'l-Bahá. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  22. Marian Crist Lippitt: Short Biographical Monograph, by Peter Terry (1999). Controversial both during her lifetime and after, Lippitt was a trained engineer who applied her rigorous intellect to the study of metaphysics and epistemology, and is best known for developing an education philosophy titled "The Science of Reality." Biographies. [about]
  23. Oneness of Reality, The: A Response to Moojan Momen's "Relativism as a Basis for Baha'i Metaphysics", by Peter Terry (2018). Dialogue on epistemology and ontology as presented in the core literature of the Baha’i religion. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  24. Persian Bayán: Thematic Analysis and Summary, by Peter Terry (2015). A detailed overview of this lengthy text of The Báb, which outlines elements of Bábí law, discussion of religious concepts, and the glorification of "He whom God shall make manifest." Unpublished Articles. [about]
  25. Proofs of the Prophets: The Case for Lord Krishna, in Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Compilation of texts related to Lord Krishna; forty proofs of prophethood set forth in the Bhagavad-Gita, the Bhagavata Purana and other Scriptures of Hinduism, as well as the writings of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb,‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and others. Personal compilations. [about]
  26. Proofs of the Prophets: The Case for Baha'u'llah, in Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Forty proofs of prophethood set forth in the writings of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and other authors, in English translations. Personal compilations. [about]
  27. Proofs of the Prophets, by Peter Terry, in Proofs of the Prophets (2008). Compilation of texts related to proofs of prophethood, as found in the writings of Bahá'u'lláh, the Báb, Abdu'l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and in the Sacred Writings of various religions. Books. [about]
  28. Proofs of the Prophets: Contents, by Peter Terry (2008). Links to a series-in-progress of compilations and commentary. Books. [about]
  29. Prophet in Modern Times, A, by Peter Terry (2008). Partial translation of A.L.M. Nicolas' Seyyed Ali Mohammed dit le Bab, with extensive notes and explanations. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  30. Purposes and Objectives of Bahá'í Scholarship, The: Compilation and commentary, by Peter Terry (2009). Three essays on objectives of Bahá'í Scholarship, attaining to the knowledge of God, and the study of philosophy. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  31. Qourrèt-oul-Aíne [Qurratu'l-`Ayn], by A.L.M. Nicolas, in Tahirih in History: Perspectives on Qurratu'l-'Ayn from East and West, ed. Sabir Afaqi (2004). First publication in English translation of early accounts of the life and death of Táhirih. These passages are from Seyyed Ali Mohammad dit le Bab (1905) by A.-L.-M. Nicolas, French diplomat and author. Biographies. [about]
  32. Rabindranath Tagore: Some Encounters with Bahá'ís, by Peter Terry (1992). 'Abdu'l-Bahá is alleged to have met India's poet laureate Tagore in Chicago in 1912. This article examines the historical sources for that story. Unpublished Articles. [about]
  33. Reconciliation of Religions, The: Imperative for the 21st Century, by Peter Terry (2015). While the 12 principles attributed to 'Abdu'l-Bahá include the harmony of religion with science and reason and the imperative that religion lead to unity, one principle that was at least as prominent is often left out: the reconciliation of religions. Essays and short articles. [about]
  34. Seven Proofs, The, by Báb, The (2008). English translation by Peter Terry of Nicolas' French translation of The Báb's "Seven Proofs." Provisional translations. [about]
  35. Sovereign Remedy, The: A Study of Bahá'í Sources, by Peter Terry (2000). Quotations showing that Bahá'u'lláh and his authoritative interpreters state what fundamentalists of many faiths have been saying for centuries: that God's guidance revealed to humanity provides the best remedy for all human ills. Personal compilations. [about]
  36. Tablet Concerning the Day of the Martyrdom of His Holiness, the Exalted One: Le Tablette Concernant l'Anniversaire du Martyre de Sa Sainteté, Exaltée, by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Ayyam-i-Tis'ih [The Nine Days] (1981). Three translations: a French version by Rochan Mavaddat, an English rendering from the French by Peter Terry, and an English translation from the original Persian by Khazeh Fananapazir. Provisional translations. [about]
  37. Tablet of All Food, The: The Hierarchy of the Spiritual Worlds and the Metaphoric Nature of Physical Reality, by Jean-Marc Lepain, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 16 (2010). Terminology employed by Bahá'u'lláh to describe the hierarchy of the spiritual worlds: Háhút, Láhút, Jabarút and Malakút. Published Articles. [about]
  38. Tablet of [Mount] Carmel (Lawh-i-Karmil): Wilmette Institute faculty notes, by Peter Terry and Ted Brownstein (1999). Study Guides. [about]
  39. Truth Triumphs: A Bahá'í Response to Misrepresentations of the Bahá'í Teachings and Bahá'í History, by Peter Terry (1999). Rebuttal of Francis Beckwith's thesis "Bahá'í, A Christian response to Bahá'ísm, the religion which aims toward one world government and one common faith." Unpublished Articles. [about]
 
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