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The Excellency of Mt. Carmel

AuthorGeorge Napier Whittingham
Title of item
The Excellency of Mt. Carmel
Parent publication   The Home of Fadeless Splendour: The Diary of a Pilgrimage to Palestine
Publisher of this ed.
London: Hutchinson & Co.
Date of this edition 1921
Permission public domain
Typed 2012-09 by Bobbi Lyons
Posted 2012-09-30 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Book excerpts
Abstract Chapter 10, "The Excellency of Mt. Carmel," describes the author's visit to Haifa and gives an overview of the Bahá'í Faith.
Notes This entire book is online in a variety of formats at Also available as a Microsoft Word document. Another version of this book seems to have a slightly-expanded version of this section, and the pagination change 233-238.

The original book included a full-page photograph of Abdu'l-Bahá receiving the insignia of knighthood, which can be seen at

Though the Table of Contents includes "Visit to Abdul Baha Abbas," p. 224 notes that "the opportunity did not arise."

This book has a foreword by, and is dedicated to, Wellesley Tudor Pole (1917).

Tags Introductory; Mount Carmel
Locations Haifa
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