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  1. Posted 2021-12-01, in Books:   Lesley Shams. Little Book of Comfort (2015). The reason for suffering and tools to transform it; words of comfort and prayers. [about]
  2. Posted 2021-11-30, in Essays and short articles:   W. Kenneth Christian. Introduction, in Gleanings of the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1952). Original introduction to Gleanings of the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh, which is often omitted from online versions of the book. [about]
  3. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   Leila R. Milani and Kavian S. Milani. Bahá'í Fundamentals for Bioethics, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 8:4 (1998). The science of the soul; Bahá’í scriptural understanding of suffering, theodicy, and the purpose of creation; definitions of life and death, as well as the purpose of human life; formulating a Bahá’í approach to bioethical dilemmas. [about]
  4. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   John E. Kolstoe. Improved Access to Intelligent Responses Using the Bahá'í Model of Consultation: Two Exploratory Small-Sample Studies, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:4 (1997). Studies using the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale show that people consulting together can access intelligent responses superior to that attained through individual effort, and suggest several areas of inquiry for further investigation. [about]
  5. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   Michael W. Sours. 1844 Ottoman 'Edict of Toleration' in Bahá'í Secondary Literature, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 8:3 (1998). This edict, issued the year the Bahá'í era began, permitted Jews to return to Palestine. The return of Jews to the Holy Land was thought by Christians to be an event anticipated by biblical prophecy, heralding the Second Advent of Christ. [about]
  6. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   Peter Calkins and Benoit Girard. Bahá'í Village Granary, The: Spiritual Underpinnings and Applications to North America, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 8:3 (1998). A village granary helps lay the systemic foundations of Bahá’u’lláh’s spiritualized new world economic order for both rural and urban society, the capstone of God’s progressive revelation of rural institutions for the sustainable use of natural resources. [about]
  7. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   H. Elsie Austin. Faith, Protest, and Progress, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 8:2 (1998). Protest is occasionally necessary and justified; it does not have to mean violence, but rather the courage to reject the false and unjust. Protest based on faith can have a transforming effect on both the individual and society and racial unity. [about]
  8. Posted 2021-11-25, in Published Articles:   Stephen Lambden. Word Bahá', The: Quintessence of the Greatest Name of God, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 8:2 (1998). The Arabic word bahá' — meaning beauty, excellence, goodliness, majesty, glory, splendor, brilliancy, and many others — was a term of considerable import in Islamic and Bábi literature, and was occasionally seen in prophetic or messianic contexts. [about]
  9. Posted 2021-11-24, in Maps:   Kurt Asplund. `Abdu'l-Bahá in Manhattan (2013). Maps of all the places visited by `Abdu'l-Bahá in 1912, from Miniature Atlas of the Borough of Manhattan in One Volume, complete with detailed descriptions of each location, quotations from people present, and excerpts from newspaper articles. [about]
  10. Posted 2021-11-24, in Published Articles:   Michael W. Sours. Bahá'í Cosmological Symbolism and the Ecofeminist Critique, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:1 (1995). Constituents of Bahá'í cosmological symbolism; introduction to the main feminist/environmentalist arguments; eschatological character of Bahá'í cosmological symbolism; Bahá'í eschatology provides answers to many feminist and ecological objections. [about]
  11. Posted 2021-11-24, in Published Articles:   Farhad Sabetan. Exploration into the Political Economy of Global Prosperity, An, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:4 (1997). Concepts of prosperity and well-being from an economic and global perspective; concept of global destitution; current assumptions about human nature and human relationships with the physical world and society are inadequate; ethical first principles. [about]
  12. Posted 2021-11-24, in Published Articles:   June Manning Thomas. Shoghi Effendi's Plans for Progress Practical Lessons, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:4 (1997). The nature of "planning" and the role plans play in the Bahá'í concept of governance and human progress; four broad categories of guidance that Shoghi Effendi used when overseeing global plans; 'functional components' of his planning efforts. [about]
  13. Posted 2021-11-24, in Published Articles:   Rose van Es. Thoughts on the Teachings of Bahá'u'lláh and the Rise of Globalism, Some, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:1 (1995). Global thinking is replacing traditional nationalist ideologies; changes necessary for a shift to an ecologically centered ideology; merits of the Bahá’í Faith’s teachings in light of a global transformation to a world-centered mindset. [about]
  14. Posted 2021-11-23, in Encyclopedia articles:   Lil Osborn. Bahá'í Faith, The, in Handbook of Islamic Sects and Movements Chapter 33 (2021). Origins; Bahá'u'lláh; `Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi; 'world religion' from 1957; beliefs and practices; controversies; persecution. [about]
  15. Posted 2021-11-23, in Videos:   Roshan Danesh. Bahá'í Law (2021). Bahá'í law in its historical, cultural, social, religious, political, and legal contexts, within processes and discourses of social change and legal revitalization within Islamic societies; responses to modernity, colonization, and justice movements. [about]
  16. Posted 2021-11-23, in Published Articles:   Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez. Conversive Relationality in Bahá'í Scholarship: Centering the Sacred and Decentering the Self, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:2 (1995). Ways in which Bahá’í scholars might follow the process of consecration by centering the sacred within and decentering the self out of academic work; a conversive model of communication and scholarship is rooted in the sacred, emphasizing relationality. [about]
  17. Posted 2021-11-23, in Published Articles:   Julie Badiee. Images of a 'New Creation' in Twentieth-Century Art, Some, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:1 (1994). A look at the works of some 20th-century artists to show that, whether they were aware of the Baha’i revelation or not, many of these artists have been compelled to express the quiet, yet unmistakable theme of a "new creation." [about]
  18. Posted 2021-11-23, in Essays and short articles:   New Evolution, A: Religious Bonding for World Unity, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:4 (1995). America's spiritual destiny; world forces conducive to the unity of humankind; post-Darwinian evolution; bonding of humankind for a golden age; Bahá’ís as authentic saviors of the world. [about]
  19. Posted 2021-11-23, in Published Articles:   June Manning Thomas. Race Unity: Implications for the Metropolis, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:4 (1995). Universal principles of unity which apply to cities; how racial disunity has been imprinted upon the metropolitan landscape in the United States; spiritual principles necessary to improve the fragmented urban life around the world. [about]
  20. Posted 2021-11-23, in Published Articles:   Gary K. Waite. Religious State, The: A Comparative Study of Sixteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Opposition: The Case of the Anabaptists and the Bábís, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 7:1 (1995). Brief overview of the nature of and opposition to the Dutch and North German Anabaptist movement of the sixteenth century; survey for the nineteenth-century Bábís; conclusions regarding important parallels noted between these movements. [about]
  21. Posted 2021-11-23, in Published Articles:   Roxanne Lalonde. Unity in Diversity: A Conceptual Framework for a Global Ethic of Environmental Sustainability, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:3 (1994). This article contributes to environmental ethics by highlighting the common ground among several perspectives and discussing six principles that unite them; "unity in diversity" as a conceptual framework for devising a global ethic of sustainability. [about]
  22. Posted 2021-11-22, in Biographies:   Nora Crossley. Memoirs of Nora Crossley (1893-1977) (1921). Autobiography of an early British Baha'i, known for cutting her famous hair to help fundraise for the Chicago temple. Includes two Tablets of Abdu'l-Baha, one to Crossley and one mentioning her and praising her "self-sacrifice." [about]
  23. Posted 2021-11-22, in Books:   Horace Holley. Modern Social Religion, The (1913). Early introduction to the Baha'i Faith, its history, and its social teachings. [about]
  24. Posted 2021-11-22, in BWC Compilations:   Universal House of Justice and International Teaching Centre. Role of the Local Assembly in Cluster Growth (2009). Practical guidelines for LSAs to organize and teach more effectively. [about]
  25. Posted 2021-11-22, in Software:   Violetta Zein. Transliteration-Ready Fonts (2021). Downloads of four font sets — AbrilFatface, Apollo, Cinzel, and Didot — modified to contain the 5 underdotted letters (and their 5 capitals) often used in Baha'i transliteration. For Mac or PC. [about]
  26. Posted 2021-11-22, in Biographies:   Matt Briggs. Well Dressed Woman of Recent Times, A, in Fictionaut (2000). Historical fiction which contains part of The Wardrobe of Gertrude Heim Remey, a book Mason Remey wrote about his wife's wardrobe (which the Des Moines Register wrote was "quite likely the best book ever written about his wife's clothes"). [about]
  27. Posted 2021-11-21, in Published Articles:   Roshan Danesh. Church and State in the Bahá'í Faith: An Epistemic Approach, in Journal of Law and Religion 24:1 (2008). On the public role of Bahá'í institutions; review of current secondary literature; temporal legitimacy vs. divine sovereignty; interaction of religion and politics; maturation and unity; an open vision of church and state. [about]
  28. Posted 2021-11-21, in Newspaper articles:   John Kelly. Harrison G. Dyar: Articles, in Washington Post (2012). Links to a 10-part series of columns about Harrison Dyar, one of Washington D.C.’s most unusual residents (the "mysterious tunnel builder"), and another Baha'i, Wellesca Pollock. Includes many mentions of 'Abdu'l-Baha and the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  29. Posted 2021-11-21, in Published Articles:   Christina Kwauk and Jenny Perlman Robinson. Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial: Redefining Rural Secondary Education in Latin America, in Millions Learning Case Studies (2016). A series on educational interventions where not only access to schools was improving, but also learning itself; a look at Colombia's Baha'i-inspired initiative Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial ("Tutorial Learning System"). [about]
  30. Posted 2021-11-21, in Published Articles:   Catherine A. Honeyman. Social Responsibility and Community Development: Lessons from the Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial in Honduras, in International Journal of Educational Development 30:6 (2010). Exploration of the connections between education, social capital, and development through a mixed-methods case study of Colombia's Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial, an innovative secondary-level education system. [about]
  31. Posted 2021-11-20, in Published Articles:   Sarthak Sharma. Inheritance Laws of the Baha'i Community and Gender Equality, in International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation 3:6 (2021). Examination of whether the Baha'i Faith's teachings on gender-justice and equality are reflected in its inheritance laws and the Kitab-i-Aqdas; scholarly articles on this subject; comparison with Islamic provisions and law. [about]
  32. Posted 2021-11-20, in Books:   Adib Taherzadeh. Trustees of the Merciful: An Introduction to Bahá'í Administration (1972). The spirit that animates the Administrative Order of Bahá’u’lláh; spiritual attitudes that characterize members of the institutions of the Cause; unfoldment of the Administrative Order during the first 50 years of the Formative Age; statistical info. [about]
  33. Posted 2021-11-20, in NSA Compilations:   National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States. Trustees of the Merciful: The Station, Responsibilities and Duties of the Local Spiritual Assembly (1958). Brief compilation from Baha'u'llah, Abdu'l-Baha, and Shoghi Effendi; constitutional basis of the Local Spiritual Assembly; duties and responsibilities. [about]
  34. Posted 2021-11-19, in Book Reviews:   Jack Kalpakian. Representing the Unpresentable: Historical Images of National Reform, by Negar Mottaheddeh: Review, in Digest of Middle East Studies 17:2 (2008). Book review that touches on the Islamic Republic's treatment of judgment day and how it relates to Babi doctrine; the image of the Babi as the internal, modern other inside Iran's national psyche; Qurrat al-'Ayn as a female equivalent of Joseph. [about]
  35. Posted 2021-11-19, in Book Reviews:   Fares Gillon. Shaykhisme à la période qajare, by Denis Hermann: Review, in Bulletin critique des Annales islamologiques (2019). [about]
  36. Posted 2021-11-19, in Book Reviews:   Yann Richard. Shaykhisme à la période qajare, by Denis Hermann: Review, in Iranian Studies 54:1-2 (2020). [about]
  37. Posted 2021-11-16, in Published Articles:   Shamil Jeppie. Identity Politics and Public Disputation: A Baha'i Missionary as a Muslim Modernist in South Africa, in Journal for Islamic Studies 27 (2007). On the "Arabic Study Circle" of South Africa (ca. 1950) and the role of its most influential member, Joseph Perdu; the question of public performances of identity and their relations to private pursuits of identity. [about]
  38. Posted 2021-11-13, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Primary Source Texts Related to the Covenant (2021). Collection of some essential writings central to understanding the Baha'i Covenant. [about]
  39. Posted 2021-11-10, in Books:   Badi Shams. Towards a New Spiritual Economic System (2021). Collection of some of work on the concept of Baha’i economics. The goal is to simplify economics and make it accessible for the reader, and not use technical, economic vocabulary. [about]
  40. Posted 2021-11-10, in Books:   تاريخ ظُهورالحق (Tarikh-i Zuhur Al-Haqq): "The History of Truth Manifest" (1968). Nine volumes of Tarikh-i Zuhur Al-Haqq, hand-typed and proofread. The first volumes were originally published 1932-1936. [about]
  41. Posted 2021-11-09, in Presentations:   Dergham Aqiqi and Todd Lawson. Haykal or "Star Tablet" Written in the Báb's Own Hand: Form, Content, and Provisional Translation (2021). Detailed analysis of the content and translation of an undated haykal; the relation between the Báb’s composition and the Qur'an; scriptural/verbal and figural/artistic modes of revelation; symbolism of the star shape; role of repetition; dominion. [about]
  42. Posted 2021-11-06, in Published Articles:   Keith Bookwalter. El proyecto educacional Bahá'í hacia un sistema universal de educacion, in Principios para una educación del siglo XXI (2000). Las principales tareas que enfrentan hoy los educadores baha'is y que constituyen lo que he denominado como "El proyecto educacional baha'i", y los obstaculos como las oportunidades frente a la generación actual de escolares y educadores baha'is. [about]
  43. Posted 2021-11-06, in Bahá'í Writings:   Long Obligatory Prayer: Printable, Foldable Version (2021). Layout of the Long Obligatory Prayer designed to be printed, trimmed to pocket size, and foldable. Available in more than 50 languages. [about]
  44. Posted 2021-11-05, in Archives:   Emma Maxwell (Maxie) Jones Collection (1907). 66 documents collected by Maxie Jones covering a wide variety of topics and sources: pilgrims' notes, letters of Shoghi Effendi, convention reports, Tablets, hymns, compilations, talks of Ruhiyyih Khanum, personal letters of early Baha'is. [about]
  45. Posted 2021-11-04, in Published Articles:   Keith Bookwalter. Bahá'í Educational Project, The: Towards a Universal System of Education (2000). Interpretation of guidance in the Baha' writings to formulate a method of using Baha'i deepening and training materials that utilize research-based learning, teaching, and curriculum theory, both deductive and inductive, beyond institute-style courses. [about]
  46. Posted 2021-11-01, in Essays and short articles:   Grover Gonzales. Aghsan, The (2021). The article gives a new, different view of the development of the Bahai Covenant, the end of the Guardianship, overview of the meanings of aghsán ("branches"), the sons of Bahá'u'lláh, the expulsion of Abdu'l-Bahá's seven grandsons, and succession. [about]
  47. Posted 2021-11-01, in Published Articles:   Ali Murad Davudi. Discourse on Bahá'í Theology, A: A Treatise by Dr. 'Alí-Murád Dávúdí on God and Revelation, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 30:4 (2021). Overview of the life of Davudi, a distinguished scholar and researcher and prolific author, followed by a translation of a treatise on the transcendence of God, apophatic theology, knowledge of God, emanation and manifestation, and divine attributes. [about]
  48. Posted 2021-11-01, in Pilgrims' notes:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Talk Given by Abdu'l-Baha to Theosophists at Marseille, in Abdu'l-Bahá in France, 1911-1913 (2017). Text of a talk on materialism and philosophy, adapted from a newspaper article. [about]
  49. Posted 2021-10-31, in Pilgrims' notes:   Ahmad Sohrab. 'Abdu'l-Baha in Britain, 1913: The Diary of Ahmad Sohrab (2018). Diary of the travels to Liverpool, London, Oxford, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Woking, 1912/12/05-1913/01/21. Presented as a "hybrid" book with internet links, maps, and QR codes. Includes copious notes, alternative accounts, and an appendix of the talks. [about]
  50. Posted 2021-10-30, in Book excerpts:   Anonymous. Bahaism, in Vassar Miscellany 42:5 (1913). Early Western report on the Baha'i Faith, notable because it's one of the first references to Baha'u'llah being "the tenth avatar of Vishnu," prior to the Guardian's indication of the "tenth avatar... of Krishna" in God Passes By. [about]
  51. Posted 2021-10-25, in Published Articles:   Elham Afnan. 'Abdu'l-Bahá and Ezra Pound's Circle, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:2 (1994). On the 1911 meeting between Ezra Pound, the famous American modernist poet, and 'Abdu'l-Bahá; links between the Baha'i Faith and a number of important avant-garde circles in the West. [about]
  52. Posted 2021-10-25, in Published Articles:   Jean-Marc Lepain. Les Paradigmes cachés de l'histoire: Comparaison de l'histoire des premiers siècles du christianisme et de la foi bahà'ie, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:2 (1994). Exploration of some lessons from history relevant to our era and our near future, from the perspective of philosophy of history; paradigms of Christian history which illuminate Baha'i history; the rise and decline of civilizations; role of the Zeitgeist. [about]
  53. Posted 2021-10-25, in Bibliographies:   List of 350 Kindle Books in the "Baha'i" Category (2021). List of all the English-language titles in the Bahá'í category in Amazon's Kindle e-book library. [about]
  54. Posted 2021-10-25, in Published Articles:   Robert Postlethwaite. Queen Marie and the Baha'i Faith, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:2 (1994). On the first monarch to embrace the Baha'i Faith; the stature and the character of Queen Marie and her unique position in the early 20th century; her identification as a Baha'i and her plan to visit Haifa in 1929; her relationship with Martha Root. [about]
  55. Posted 2021-10-25, in Bibliographies:   Jan T. Jasion. Queen Marie of Romania: A Preliminary Bibliography, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 6:2 (1994). Very few royals have left such a rich literary legacy as did Marie of Romania. She published novels, fairy tales, articles and essays for newspapers and magazines in Europe and North America, and she wrote of the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  56. Posted 2021-10-25, in Published Articles:   Charles Lerche. Us and Them: A Study of Alienation and World Order, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 5:4 (1994). The division of the world into mutually exclusive identity groups and its implications for international affairs; alienation and estrangement as useful tools; the Bahá'í model of world unity and world civilization; the phenomenon of European integration. [about]
  57. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Wendy M. Heller and Hoda Mahmoudi. Altruism and Extensivity in the Bahá'í Religion, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:4 (1992). Baha'i teachings relating to research on altruism and prosocial behavior; the interaction of spiritual and social transformation through beliefs and practices that encourage the development of altruistic personalities; socialization and discipline. [about]
  58. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Ann Boyles. "Angle of Ascent", The: Process and Achievement in the Work of Robert Hayden, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:4 (1992). Hayden's poetry explores the process of individual and collective social and spiritual transformation in the contexts of contemporary culture, the Baha'i Faith, black history, art, literature, nature, disease, and suffering. [about]
  59. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Seena Fazel. Bahá'í Faith Seen through the Eyes of Major Encyclopedias, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:3 (1992). Overview of some themes and organization/structure common to articles about Baha'i topics published in encyclopedias; includes a list of references to the Bahá’í Faith in major encyclopedias (as of 1992). [about]
  60. Posted 2021-10-24, in Book Reviews:   Iraj Ayman and Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez. Commentary on Craig Loehle's "On Human Origins: A Bahá'í Perspective", in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:1-4:3 (1991). Ayman comments (1) on determinism vs. fate and (2) that Loehle's article doesn't take into account the original meanings in Arabic and Persian of the word for "chance." Brill and Rohani reply with observations about translation and interpretation. [about]
  61. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   George Land. Evolution of Reality, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 3:1 (1990). Entropy maintains that all structures eventually decay. Humanity's challenge is to understand that nature's creative process changes systems, including organizations and civilization; this can lead to new connections, ideas, resources, and opportunities. [about]
  62. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Elham Afnan. Good of the World and the Happiness of the Nations, The: A Study of Modern Utopian and Dystopian Literature, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:4 (1989). The Baha'i Writings, with their new understanding of human destiny, can bridge the gap between utopian visions of progress from 19th-century literature and dystopian visions of 20th-century fiction, disillusioned by war and social and economic disasters. [about]
  63. Posted 2021-10-24, in Books:   Shirin Sabri and Sue Podger. Incomparable Friend: The Life of Baha'u'llah Told in Stories (2019). Stories and paintings about the life of Baha'u'llah. Written by Sabri, illustrated by Podger. Links to PDF and e-book (offsite). [about]
  64. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Nasser Sabet. Introduction to the Kitáb-i-Iqán, An, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 3:4 (1991). The importance, style, and contents of the Book of Certitude, and its five major themes: the true seeker and independent investigation of truth, rebirth of spirituality, Christianity and Islam, the Bábí dispensation, and the process of revelation. [about]
  65. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Michael W. Sours. Maid of Heaven, the Image of Sophia, and the Logos, The: Personification of the Spirit of God in Scripture and Sacred Literature, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:1 (1991). The Logos in Christianity and the Maiden for Baha'u'llah can be equated as one and the same eternal reality; the divine image of wisdom in Proverbs; Sophia and Logos are combined in the feminine personification of the Most Great Spirit. [about]
  66. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Julie Badiee. Mark Tobey's City Paintings: Meditations on an Age of Transition, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:4 (1989). On the evolutionary character of Tobey's "City Paintings" during the decades of the 1930s-50s: they may be understood as modern reinterpretations of the traditional themes of the Apocalypse, Hell, the Day of Judgment, and New Jerusalem — the Baha'i age. [about]
  67. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Annette Prosterman. Potential of the Bahá'í Faith to Grow in Scope and Influence, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:3 (1992). A sociological perspective says that, to grow and develop, a religion must have ideological and structural elements that foster its effective growth, maintain its cohesion as a collective unit, and enable it to mobilize its members toward social change. [about]
  68. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Dann J. May. Preliminary Survey of Hermeneutical Principles Found within the Baha'i Writings, A, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:3 (1989). The multiple meanings contained within religious texts; symbolic and mythological nature of religious language; the role of science in interpreting sources; progressive and relative nature of truth; essential aspects of all religions; personal biases. [about]
  69. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Betty Hoff Conow. Reality Matters, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:4 (1992). Baha'i teachings discuss how reality affects matter and vice-versa. The "new physics" of relativity and high energy describe the reality of matter in similar terms. Our universe is both intelligible and is encoded with intelligence on the subatomic level. [about]
  70. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Kerry Hart. Role of Music in the Advancement of Civilization, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 2:1 (1989). Music is interrelated with feeling, value, and the very sense of self-identity. Nurturing an individual's sense of self-knowledge leads to mental and spiritual growth. Music, and its affect on the human soul, can be a foundation for philosophical inquiry. [about]
  71. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Ervin Laszlo. Science and Prophecy: Humankind's Path to Peace in Global Society Ervin Laszlo, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 2:2 (1989). The path to peace can be trod through science — rational, scientific understanding — as well as religion — insight and intuition. The the two paths lead to the same destination: to the next, global stage in humanity's complex evolution. [about]
  72. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Amelia L. Danesh. Some Reflections on the Different Meanings of the Word Báb, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 2:3 (1990). While Baha'is associate the Arabic word báb with Sayyid ‘Ali-Muhammad, to Muslims it has several other meanings, resulting in different interpretations of events and figures in Bahá'í history by scholars approaching it from an Islamic perspective. [about]
  73. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Cal E. Rollins. Symbols of Individuation in E. S. Stevens's The Mountain of God, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:4 (1989). Stevens’s novel records impressions of the Baha'i community in ‘Akká and Haifa in 1911. The two main characters are moving through an "individuation process" which could lead them to the Baha'i Faith. Jungian literary criticism explains the symbolism. [about]
  74. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew. Whither the International Auxiliary Language?, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 2:2 (1989). The Baha'i Faith has promised that a day will come when there will be a universal auxiliary language taught in schools around the world. This promise is vital for peace and harmony. English and Esperanto have both strengths and flaws. [about]
  75. Posted 2021-10-24, in Published Articles:   Anne Gordon Atkinson. Women in Art, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:2 (1991). Historically there have been many impediments to women achieving success in art: household duties, the rearing of children, poverty, and lack of education or encouragement. Baha'i writings call for equal opportunity, and men have a responsibility too. [about]
  76. Posted 2021-10-23, in Published Articles:   Julie Badiee and Heshmatollah Badiee. Calligraphy of Mishkin-Qalam, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 3:4 (1991). The life and work of a one-time court artist for Nasiri'd-Din Shah, who was present for the nascent years of the Baha’i revelation and moved to Edirne to be near to Baha'u'lláh; examples of Islamic calligraphic traditions and his own compositions. [about]
  77. Posted 2021-10-23, in Published Articles:   Susan Clay Stoddart. Education and Moral Development in Children, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:1 (1988). We are caught between the imperative to function as a world culture and a belief that we need to maintain separate racial, cultural, and ethnic identities; strategies that parents and teachers can use to help children develop an identity with all peoples. [about]
  78. Posted 2021-10-23, in Published Articles:   Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew. Great Tao, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:2 (1991). On a philosophy of the ancient Chinese people, a Tao whose eternal spirit has seeped into the very heart of Chinese tradition, culture, and way of life for centuries; similarities with other religions and the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  79. Posted 2021-10-23, in Published Articles:   G. A. Bartholomew. Harmony of Science and Religion: A Complementarity Perspective, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:3 (1989). The principle of complementarity, which can account for certain phenom­ena in quantum mechanics, can also be an aid in understanding the nature of the harmony between science and religion, the unity of mankind, and the oneness of religion. [about]
  80. Posted 2021-10-23, in Published Articles:   Shirin Sabri. Purpose of Poetry, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 1:1 (1988). Justifications for the work of contemporary artists; now is the time for Bahá’ís to work towards the flowering of civilization, using art as a unifying force to create links of understanding; poetry provides a means of approaching spiritual reality. [about]
  81. Posted 2021-10-23, in Essays and short articles:   Enoch Tanyi. Syrian Prophet(s), The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 4:3 (1991). The Qur'án says there were previous Messengers of God whose names have not been mentioned. Where do they fit into the chronology and timeline of the known Prophets? What could their nationalities have been? [about]
  82. Posted 2021-10-21, in Published Articles:   Amrollah Hemmat. Reflections on The Four Valleys of Bahá'u'lláh, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 30:4 (2021). Studies of this book often focus on its Sufi and mystical aspects. But when it is seen within the larger context of the totality of the Bahá’í Writings, its purpose appears as a guide for spiritual wayfarers to the recognition of the Manifestation of God. [about]
  83. Posted 2021-10-20, in Books:   Bahá'í World, The: Volume 20 (1986-1992), in Bahá'í World (1998). [about]
  84. Posted 2021-10-20, in Books:   Bahá'í World, The: Volume 19 (1983-1986), in Bahá'í World (1994). [about]
  85. Posted 2021-10-19, in Theses:   Meriam Wagdy Azmi. Anti-Secular Regulation of Religious Difference in Egypt, The (2021). Religious minorities lack recognition by the government. Secularism could remedy this, but some argue that it actually leads to religious tension. Egypt's problem is the way it espouses Islam and Shari'a as its identity and the basis for public order. [about]
  86. Posted 2021-10-19, in Essays and short articles:   Sandra Lynn Hutchison. In the Noble, Sacred Place: One Rainy Day in a Holy City, in elixir-journal.org vol. 12 (2021). A memoir of visiting Jerusalem — a contemporary pilgrim's note written as a literary piece — with meditations on the spiritual truths of the Qur'an. [about]
  87. Posted 2021-10-18, in Legal/gov't. Documents:   Dalia Maleck. Report on Citizenship Law: Egypt (2021). Section on the Baha'i minority and statelessness, and al-Azhar's fatwa denouncing Egyptian Baha'is as apostates. [about]
  88. Posted 2021-10-18, in Published Articles:   Yasin Ipek. Subhi Ezel Mirza Yahya ve Ezeliler (Subhi Azal Mirza Yahya and the Azalis), in Bilimname 45 (2021). History of the Babi community following the execution of the Bab, which split into three sectarian divisions: the Baha'is, the Azalis, and the Bayanis. [about]
  89. Posted 2021-10-17, in Essays and short articles:   Badi Shams. Pensamientos varios de un economista místico (2016). Colección de 45 artículos publicados en bahaiteachings.org [about]
  90. Posted 2021-10-16, in Essays and short articles:   Henry H. Jessup. Babism and the Babites, in Missionary Review 25:10 (1902). Sympathetic overview of Babi and Baha'i history, including a meeting and a detailed conversation with Abdu'l-Baha. [about]
  91. Posted 2021-10-16, in Essays and short articles:   Philip Sidersky and S. K. Braun. Visit to the Prophet of Persia, A, in Missionary Review 25:10 (1902). Interview with Mirza Abu'l-Fadl-i-Gulpaygani in Washington, D.C., 1901. [about]
  92. Posted 2021-10-15, in Published Articles:   Susan Maneck. Early Zoroastrian Conversions to the Baha'i Faith in Yazd, Iran, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions vol. 2 (1984). A history of the gradual process of conversion among some Zoroastrians to the Baha'i Faith in Iran from the 1880s to 1921, based on heretofore unstudied biographical materials. [about]
  93. Posted 2021-10-15, in Theses:   Susan Maneck. Zoroastrian Conversions to the Baha'i Faith in Yazd, Iran (1983). The Baha'i Faith appealed to Zoroastrian messianic motifs, Iranian paradigms of legitimacy, and reforming elements within the Zoroastrian community. This study examines conversions in Yazd from the early 1880s to the beginning of the 20th century. [about]
  94. Posted 2021-10-13, in Published Articles:   Peggy Caton. Bahá'í Influences on Mirza 'Abdu'llah, Qajar Court Musician and Master of the Radíf, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions Volume 2 (1984). The mystical milieu of musicianship and the Baha'i Faith's approval of music (in contradistinction to the legalistic Islam of the ayatu'llahs, which forbade it) made the Faith appealing to Abdu'llah, one of the great compilers of the Persian repertoire. [about]
  95. Posted 2021-10-13, in Published Articles:   Juan Cole. Bahá'u'lláh and the Naqshbandi Sufis in Iraq, 1854-1856, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions Volume 2 (1984). The interplay of Babi themes of messianism and the Sufi mystical emphasis on internal spirituality; analysis of an early poem by Baha'u'llah which hints that by the 1850s he began to see his mission of reform to carry out in the Babi community. [about]
  96. Posted 2021-10-13, in Published Articles:   Richard Hollinger. Ibrahim George Kheiralla and the Bahá'í Faith in America, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions Volume 2 (1984). A study of the Lebanese Baha'i who first spread the Faith to the United States but later renounced his allegiance to Abdu'l-Baha, based on many primary source materials the author unearthed in public and private archives. [about]
  97. Posted 2021-10-13, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Le tabernacle de l'unité: Réponses à Mánikchí Sahib et autres écrits (2014). Traduction de The Tabernacle of Unity: Bahá'u'lláh's Responses To Mánikchi Sáhib. [about]
  98. Posted 2021-10-13, in Unpublished Articles:   Babak Farrokhzad. Mirza Abu'l-Fadl (2021). Wikipedia-Artikel über Mirza Abu‘l-Fadl, der den neusten Stand der Literatur (Oct 2021) berücksichtigt. [about]
  99. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Appel du Bien-Aimé divin: Sélection d'oeuvres mystiques (2021). Sept tablettes révélées avant 1863. Traduction de Call of the Divine Beloved. [about]
  100. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Épître au fils du Loup (2021). Traduction de Epistle to the Son of the Wolf. [about]
  101. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Jours de souvenance: Sélection des Écrits de Bahá'u'lláh pour les jours saints bahá'ís (2021). Quarante-cinq sélections révélées pour neuf jours saints baha'is. Traduction de Days of Remembrance. [about]
  102. Posted 2021-10-12, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Le siecle de lumiere (2020). Enquête sur l'histoire et les changements dramatiques du 20e siècle et l'émergence de la foi baha'ie de l'obscurité. Traduction de Century of Light. [about]
  103. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Les sept vallées et les quatre vallées (2021). Traduction de Seven Valleys and Four Valleys. [about]
  104. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Báb, The and Bahá'u'lláh. Prières bahá'íes: Un choix de prières révélées par Bahá'u'lláh, le Báb et 'Abdu'l-Bahá (2002). Traduction de Bahá'í Prayers. [about]
  105. Posted 2021-10-12, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablettes révélées après le Kitab-i-Aqdas (2021). Traduction de Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed after the Kitab-i-Aqdas. [about]
  106. Posted 2021-10-12, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Une seule et même foi (2021). Des passages des écrits de Baha'u'llah et des écritures d'autres confessions qui éclairent les crises contemporaines. Traduction de One Common Faith. [about]
  107. Posted 2021-10-11, in Books:   Roger White. Another Song, Another Season: Poems and Portrayals (1979). A collection of poems and prose: sympathetic and sometimes satirical portraits of martyrs, pioneers, and ordinary people, expressed with a poet’s vision. [about]
  108. Posted 2021-10-11, in Videos:   Shafigheh Fatheazam. Family Stories about Ismu'llahu'l-Asdaq and His Son Ibn-i-Asdaq (2020). Recollections from a descendant of Mulla Sadiq Muqaddas Ismu'llah as-Sadiq, the Hand of the Cause who was one of the earliest to become a Babi, from the time of the Bab to the time of Shoghi Effendi; includes many stories not recorded in written sources. [about]
  109. Posted 2021-10-11, in Poetry:   Roger White. Glimpses of Abdu'l-Baha: Adapted from the Diary of Juliet Thompson, in Another Song, Another Season (1979). Portrayals and dramatizations in verse, adapted from recollections by Juliet Thompson. [about]
  110. Posted 2021-10-11, in Scripts and screenplays:   Roger White. Indiscretion of Marie-Thérèse Beauchamps, The, in The Witness of Pebbles (1981). Fictional dramatization of a recollection of seeing Abdu'l-Baha in Montreal (1912). [about]
  111. Posted 2021-10-11, in Books:   Roger White. One Bird, One Cage, One Flight: Homage to Emily Dickinson (1983). In over 100 poems, inspired by themes and images from Dickinson's letters and poetry, White narrates her life from age 14 until her death in 1886, salutes her wit, and pays tribute to her person. [about]
  112. Posted 2021-10-11, in Scripts and screenplays:   Roger White. Some Sort of Foreigner, in The Witness of Pebbles (1981). Fictional dramatization of an encounter with Abdu'l-Baha in 1911, and reflections on "this business of religion." [about]
  113. Posted 2021-10-10, in Poetry:   Duane L. Herrmann. Praise the King of Glory: New and Selected Poems (2017). 9 poems, selected by the author, from a collection published to celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh. Many of the poems refer to events in the life of Bahá’u’lláh. [about]
  114. Posted 2021-10-10, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 1: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator, and a study outline. [about]
  115. Posted 2021-10-10, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 2: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh, occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator. [about]
  116. Posted 2021-10-10, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablets of Baha'u'llah vol. 3: Compilation and Provisional Translations (2021). A selection of provisional translations from the Writings of Baháʼu'lláh, occasionally accompanied by the commentary of the translator. [about]
  117. Posted 2021-10-09, in Books:   Hasan M. Balyuzi. Dans la Gloire du Père: Une Biographie de Bahá'u'lláh (2021). Translation of Baha'u'llah: The King of Glory. [about]
  118. Posted 2021-10-08, in Books:   Hasan M. Balyuzi. Baha'u'llah: The King of Glory (1980). Bahá’u’lláh's ancestry and family, his many journeys when banished from Iran, the stories of those who accompanied Him to Constantinople and into the citadel of Akká, the marriage of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, and the closing months of His life at Bahjí. [about]
  119. Posted 2021-10-03, in Biographies:   Vedad Theophilus. Bibi Tuba, the Sister of the Martyr Varqá (2021). One-page translation and abridgment of a passage from a Persian Bahá’í history book published by the father of Adib Taherzadeh, about the daughter of Haji Mulla Mihdi-i-‘Atri, and sister of Mirza Ali-Muhammad (Varqá). [about]
  120. Posted 2021-09-30, in Book excerpts:   Eustache de Lorey. Babis, The, in Queer Things about Persia (1907). Translation of an article which appeared in the official gazette of the Persian government, followed by a letter from de Gobineau, on the torture of Babis after the assassination attempt on the Shah, 1852. [about]
  121. Posted 2021-09-30, in Research notes:   Emma Tomalin. Bahá'í Buildings in England: Project Number 7078 (2018). Research to provide Historic England with information about buildings Bahá’ís use, so that H.E. can work with communities to enhance and protect those buildings: where are Baha'i buildings, and how many? What kinds of buildings? Their community value? [about]
  122. Posted 2021-09-30, in Unpublished Articles:   Christopher Buck. Golden Age of Jewish/Christian Relations Revisited, The: The Contribution of H.J. Schoeps to Interfaith Dialogue (1984). On Bavarian historian Hans Joachim Schoeps, considered a foremost authority on early Jewish Christianity. Includes appendix of previously unpublished correspondence between Schoeps and Baha'i scholar Udo Schaefer, in both German and English translation. [about]
  123. Posted 2021-09-29, in Published Articles:   Christopher Buck. 'Bahá'í Question' in Iran: Influence of International Law on 'Islamic Law', in Menschenrechte in der Islamischen Republik Iran: Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2021). On the "Baha’i question," a secret Iranian government document from 1991 which sets out oppressive policies to persecute or imprison Baha'is, and the history of the legal and practical implementation of such policies. [about]
  124. Posted 2021-09-29, in Pilgrims' notes:   Star of the West Extracts, in Star of the West (1910). Lengthy, annotated compilation of the writings and talks of Abdu'l-Bahá from Star of the West which are not readily available elsewhere. Includes pilgrim's notes, historical records, and reports relating to Abdu'l-Bahá. [about]
  125. Posted 2021-09-29, in Essays and short articles:   Ismael Velasco. Who Was Archangel, the Potowatami Woman on Whose Land the Wilmette Temple Was Built? (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. [about]
  126. Posted 2021-09-28, in Published Articles:   Aleksandr Grigor’evich Tumanski. Posledneye Slovo Bekha-Ully [Baha'u'llah's Last Word], in Zapiski Vostochnago Otdeleniya Imperatorskago Russkago Arkheologicheskago Obshestva [Memoirs of the Oriental Branch of the Russian Archaeological Society] 7:6 (1892). Russian translation of, and commentary on, Baha'u'llah's "Kitab-i 'Ahdi" ("Book of My Covenant"). [about]
  127. Posted 2021-09-28, in Poetry:   Duane L. Herrmann. Sweet Scented Dreams: Poems for Devotion (2011). Selection of twelve poems of a devotional nature from a Bahá'í perspective, some previously published individually. [about]
  128. Posted 2021-09-28, in Personal compilations:   Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. Universal Cycles, The (2013). Lengthy compilation on the cycles of time and eras in the world of existence, and stages of Baha'i development. [about]
  129. Posted 2021-09-28, in Research notes:   Iscander Micael Tinto. Worlds of God, The (2013). Creation is an act of divine manifestation across five realms: Háhút, the unknowable Essence of God; Láhút, the first actualization of potentiality; Jabarút, God's action and will in creation; Malakút, the angelic plane; and Násút, the physical world. [about]
  130. Posted 2021-09-27, in Unpublished Articles:   Iscander Micael Tinto. Bahá'í Approaches to World Problems (2013). Historical, religious, scientific, and economical analysis of the state of the world and how the various problems of humanity should be faced, based on the Bahá’í Writings and some contemporary philosophical and scientific theories. [about]
  131. Posted 2021-09-27, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Creation and Evolution: A Compilation (2013). Short compilation of passages on the creation of the universe, nature, and existence. [about]
  132. Posted 2021-09-27, in Personal compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Justice: A Compilation (2013). [about]
  133. Posted 2021-09-27, in Unpublished Articles:   Iscander Micael Tinto. Text, Author, Reader and the Relationship with the Sacred (2008). A preliminary survey of how the relationship between sacred scripture, its reader, and the author — the Manifestation of God — originates and develops, in the light of critical theory. [about]
  134. Posted 2021-09-27, in Personal compilations:   Shoghi Effendi. Vision of the Future (2013). Lengthy collection of passages from writings of the Guardian on the lesser peace and great peace, Baha'i ages and epochs, future civilization, spiritualization, world order and commonwealth, sovereignty and world government, evolution of the Faith. [about]
  135. Posted 2021-09-26, in Personal compilations:   Shoghi Effendi. Religious Truth as Found in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (2013). Brief compilation of passages from the Guardian on the relative nature of religious truths, non-absolutism, and progressive revelation. [about]
  136. Posted 2021-09-26, in Essays and short articles:   Iscander Micael Tinto. Transformation (2013). The concept of transformation — the change of something's condition, nature, or character, such as the growth of the human soul or the evolution of civilization — is the cornerstone of each Dispensation and its renewal of spiritual energy. [about]
  137. Posted 2021-09-25, in Personal compilations:   Aspects of the Harmony of Science and Religion in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Talks (2010). Definitions of science and religion; relations between them as expounded in the discourses Abdu’l-Bahá's talks during His visits to Europe and America; concepts of intellect, mind and reason; responses to challenges from contemporary society. [about]
  138. Posted 2021-09-25, in Study Guides:   Introduction to the Study of the Hidden Words Revealed by Bahá'u'lláh (1999). Short compilation of passages about the Islamic Book of Fatima and the Baha'i Hidden Words, a list of headings, and some commentary. [about]
  139. Posted 2021-09-21, in Essays and short articles:   Badi Shams. Economics and Spirituality from a Baha'i Perspective (2021). The role of morality in economics; on developing a humane economy; definition of economics and its history, problems, crises, and solutions. [about]
  140. Posted 2021-09-19, in Unpublished Articles:   Olga Mehti. Ashgabat Collection (2019). On the life and works of Alexander Tumansky and his involvement with Baha'i history. [about]
  141. Posted 2021-09-19, in NSA Compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Light & Mercy: Mental Health and Tests and Difficulties (2021). The physical and mental impact of the continuing pandemic is evident around us, and the members of the Baha’i community are not immune. This publication will be of assistance and support to the friends both individually and collectively. [about]
  142. Posted 2021-09-18, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Armageddon and Megiddo / Mt. Carmel (2018). One-paragraph note saying that no reference has been found in the Baha'i Writings tying "armageddon" with the town of Megiddo, with Mt. Carmel, or with the revelation of Baha'u'llah. [about]
  143. Posted 2021-09-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Filip Boicu. On the Notion of a 'Conceptual Framework' in Bahá'í Education: Part 1. The Harmony of Science and Religion (2021). Looking at the notion of a conceptual framework for Bahá’í education from the perspective of the integration of science and religion suggests the Bahá’í community is currently undergoing a significant epistemological transition (e.g. 'anti-racism'). [about]
  144. Posted 2021-09-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Filip Boicu. Social Justice, Higher Education and the Oneness of Humankind (2016). Notions of social justice can be reconfigured and connected to a positive ideology for universities with the understandings of the unity of humankind, the process of globalization in the light of unity, and the role of universities as a medium for change. [about]
  145. Posted 2021-09-15, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Translation of Authoritative Bahá'í Texts into the Spanish Language (1993). Regarding issues related to the translation of authoritative Bahá’í Texts into the Spanish language and the establishment of an international body responsible for the direction and approval of such translation work. [about]
  146. Posted 2021-09-11, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Definition of the Word "Ungodly" (2001). Answer to a question inspired by the Hidden Word "Walk not with the ungodly and seek not fellowship with him" (Persian #57). [about]
  147. Posted 2021-09-11, in Research notes:   Peter Smith. Note on Babi and Baha'i Numbers in Iran, A, in Iranian Studies 17:2-3 (1984). Estimates, sources, and bibliography for early Babi and Baha'i populations. [about]
  148. Posted 2021-09-04, in Published Articles:   Jean-Marc Lepain. Concept of Nature in Baha'i Philosophy, The, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vol. 2-3 (2014). Philosophies of nature and of science; holistic approach to reality; subjectivity; the theory of intelligibility; metaphysics; nature as the will of God; continuity and discontinuity in nature; origin of the universe; emanation and manifestation. [about]
  149. Posted 2021-09-04, in Published Articles:   Mikhail Sergeev. Theses on Modernity and the Bahá'í Faith, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vol. 4 (2015). On how new religious movements respond to modernity; cycles of religion; project of modernity; culture vs. civilization; the Baha'i extension of modernity; Baha'i departure from modernity; separation of religion and state. [about]
  150. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Mikhail Sergeev. Arguments for the Existence of God in 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Writings, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vols. 2-3 (2014). On the basic typology of philosophical arguments for the existence of God; classical vs contemporary views; Abdu'l-Baha's arguments from nature and from history. [about]
  151. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Mikhail Sergeev. Bahá'í Teachings and the Principle of Separation between Religion and State, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vol. 1 (2012). Historical background of the concept of separation of church and state, some contemporary views within and without the Baha'i community, and the nature of secular democracy. [about]
  152. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Julio Savi. Criteria of Knowledge, The: Beyond Inspiration, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vols. 2-3 (2014). On the epistemology of inspiration and intuition; 4 criteria of human knowledge: sense perception, intellect, scriptural tradition, and inspiration. Abdu'l-Baha adds a fifth: the inmost heart. [about]
  153. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Harold Rosen. Human Nature and World Religion: Toward a Bahá'í-Inspired Philosophical Anthropology, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vol. 1 (2012). On how the major religions depict human nature, philosophical anthropology, the shared metaphysical concept of four levels of reality, and the nature of divine reality across religions. [about]
  154. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Benjamin Olshin. Look at Harmony and Unity as Common Principles in the Confucian System and the Bahá'í Faith, A, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vols. 2-3 (2014). Confucianism and the Baha'i Faith represent complex and multi-faceted systems of philosophy, practice, and belief that resonate strongly with each other. The goal of both is for human beings to live in a society characterized by harmony and ethics. [about]
  155. Posted 2021-09-03, in Published Articles:   Zaid Lundberg. Macrocriticism: A Comparison of Nicolai Berdyaev and Shoghi Effendi, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vol. 1 (2012). Comparison of "the most widely read of the Russian religious philosophers" with the background and style of Shoghi Effendi's religious, ethical, and social writings. [about]
  156. Posted 2021-09-03, in Research notes:   Ian Kluge. Philosophy Special Interest Group Sessions at the 38th Annual ABS Conference, 2014: Conference Report, in Studies in Bahá'í Philosophy vols. 2-3 (2014). Summary of four presentations: K. Naimi's "Thinking Sociologically About Independent Investigation," I. Kluge's "Insufficiencies of Secular Humanism," M. Sergeev's "Bahá’í Faith and Modernity," and J. Howden's "Unconscious Civilization." [about]

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