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Ministry of the Custodians

Author Universal House of Justice
Author 2
Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum
Title of item
Ministry of the Custodians
Subtitle of item
An Account of the Stewardship of the Hands of the Cause 1957-1963
Publisher of this ed.
Haifa: Bahá'í World Centre
Date of this edition 1992
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 2000-02-01 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 1999-01-28 by Duane Troxel
Formatted 2005-02-19 by Brett Zamir
Classified in Books and Documents from the Universal House of Justice
Abstract Account of the stewardship of the Hands of the Cause of God from 1957-63, from the passing of Shoghi Effendi to the election of the House, riding the waves of crisis to the moment of victory — the fulfillment of prophecy.
Notes Also available as an updated, corrected Microsoft Word document, prepared by Mike Thomas.

While Ruhiyyih Khanum is not listed as an official author, we have included her as author here because, in the Introduction below, she says the book is "based on the files of the Hands in the Holy Land and on my personal experience as one of the Custodians of the Bahá'í Faith for five and a half years." As well, the Ruhi Book 8 (unit 2 section 1) says of this book "she [Khanum] presents a collection of messages from the Hands of the Cause of God."

Tags Appointed arm; Covenant (general); Covenant-breakers; Custodians; Guardianship; Hands of the Cause; Hands of the Cause, Activities; International Bahai Council; Ministry of the Custodians (book); Universal House of Justice; Universal House of Justice, Election of
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