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  1. Posted 2020-11-30, in Theses:   Udo Schaefer. Die Grundlagen Der "Verwaltungsordnung" Der Baha'i (1957). The foundations of the Baha'i administrative order. [about]
  2. Posted 2020-11-29, in Published Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Fixing the Gaze: Reflections on "The Order of Bahá'u'lláh" in the Báb's Persian Bayan, in Bahá'í Studies Review 18:1 (2006). On the word nazm, "order," and how Baha'u'llah and then Shoghi Effendi extended used this as a foundation to build the concept of a Baha'i World Order, a sacred socio-political entity. Includes translation of Bayan 3:16. [about]
  3. Posted 2020-11-29, in Books:   Light of Baha'u'llah, The: An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith (1974). General introductory book: Baha'i history, life of Baha'u'llah, spiritual teachings, social teachings, Baha'i laws, administration, community life, and progressive revelation. [about]
  4. Posted 2020-11-28, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Entering into Obligatory Prayer: Introduction and Commentary (2006). Overview of Baha'i prayer, its historical background, and a detailed commentary on the preamble to the Long Obligatory Prayer. [about]
  5. Posted 2020-11-28, in Books:   Annamarie Honnold. Vignettes from the Life of 'Abdu'l-Baha (1982). Compilation of inspiring anecdotes pertaining to the Baha'i way of life as demonstrated by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the perfect Exemplar of Baha'u'llah's teachings, whose words and deeds were in total harmony and whose life serves as an example for all. [about]
  6. Posted 2020-11-27, in Books:   Farzam Arbab. Learning About Growth: The Story of the Ruhi Institute and Large-scale Expansion of the Bahá'í Faith in Colombia (1991). On the formation and development of the Ruhi Institute in Colombia; difficulties Bahá'ís faced in developing ​​a large-scale teaching project; analysis of all the measures taken and the degree of their success. [about]
  7. Posted 2020-11-26, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Ineffability in Scripture: A Conversation with 6 Medieval Mystics (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. [about]
  8. Posted 2020-11-26, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Art of Sacred Reading, The: In Search of a Bahá'í Approach (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. [about]
  9. Posted 2020-11-26, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Doing Scholarship from a Faith Perspective: Reading the Sacred as Sacred Encounter (2006). Problems with faith perspectives, and the dichotomy between faith and objectivity. [about]
  10. Posted 2020-11-26, in Biographies:   Youness Khan Afroukhteh. Portrait of Abdu'l-Bahá: Selections From Memories of Nine Years in Akká (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. [about]
  11. Posted 2020-11-26, in Book Reviews:   Ismael Velasco. Towards the Summit of Reality, by Julio Savi: Review (2008). [about]
  12. Posted 2020-11-26, in Essays and short articles:   Ismael Velasco. Baha'i Conceptual Framework for Interfaith Discourse and Action (2010). Overview of challenges to interfaith work, a Baha'i appraisal of current activities, and the culture of systematic growth. [about]
  13. Posted 2020-11-25, in Archives:   Dwight Barstow Collection (2000). Partial scans of the 478 translated tablets and other English documents from the archive of American collector Dwight Barstow. [about]
  14. Posted 2020-11-22, in Presentations:   Marco Oliveira. Some Answered Questions: An Introduction to Bahá'í Teachings (2020). Background of this book and Laura Clifford Barney, and overview of its themes. [about]
  15. Posted 2020-11-21, in Books:   Suheil Bushrui. Le Style du Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Aspects du Sublime, livre du Professeur Suheil Bushrui (2018). Une analyse du Kitab-i-Aqdas, un ouvrage rédigé en prose rimée typique des écrits arabes les plus exaltants. [about]
  16. Posted 2020-11-21, in Essays and short articles:   Pierre Daoust. L'importance de la translitération bahá'íe avec quelques exemples (2020). Considérations grammaticales expliquant la translitération et la prononciation des mots arabes, et le système abjad. [about]
  17. Posted 2020-11-18, in BWC Compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. Compilation "L'état actuel de désordre et de confusion du monde," Centre International d'Enseignement (2020). Compilation du Centre International d'Enseignement. [about]
  18. Posted 2020-11-18, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Paroles Cachées: Essai de correction de traductions françaises antérieures (2020). Nouvelle traduction française du rendu anglais de Shoghi Effendi de Hidden Words. [about]
  19. Posted 2020-11-13, in Unpublished Articles:   Grover Gonzales. He Whom God Shall Make Manifest: Notes on Gematria, Tetractys, The Báb's identification of Him, and Opposition to Bahá'u'lláh (2020). On the Bab's use of numerology and cabalistic interpretation of scripture, and his use of amulets and talismans, as tools to help his disciples find and recognize the coming Manifestation, the "Qa'im," Man Yuzhiruhu'lláh. [about]
  20. Posted 2020-11-12, in Visual Materials:   Baháʼí Houses of Worship: A Visual Overview (2020). A collection of collages, exterior and interior images of Baháʼí Houses of Worship constructed, under construction, or planned worldwide. [about]
  21. Posted 2020-11-06, in Published Articles:   Graham Hassall. Bahá'í House of Worship, The: Localization and Universal Form, in Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production Carole M. Cusack & Alex Norman, ed. (2012). On the Mashriqu'l-Adhkár in Bahá'í thought and practice; interplay between the universal specifications for this architectural form and its enculturation in regional settings: European, African, Oceanic, Asian, and American. [about]
  22. Posted 2020-11-04, in Essays and short articles:   Anonymous. Introduction to a Study of Prayers and Meditations by Bahá'u'lláh (1964). Brief study guide for and review of this collection of 184 passages selected by Shoghi Effendi for the book. [about]
  23. Posted 2020-10-30, in Poetry:   Duane L. Herrmann. Family Plowing and other Prairie Poems (2019). Nine poems selected by the author, from a collection celebrating the prairie and life on and under it. [about]
  24. Posted 2020-10-27, in Videos:   Alan Bryson. Short Films, Music, and Prayers (2020). Link to "Irenic Visuals," a YouTube channel with Baha'i music and prayers, and short films on Bahiyyih Khanum, Lorna Byrne, interfaith dialogue, Juliet Thompson, and Kahlil Gibran. [about]
  25. Posted 2020-10-27, in Books:   Anne King Sadeghpour. Promoting Peace: 100 Years of the Baha'i Faith in Santa Paula, California, 1914-2014 (2017). Detailed history of the community in southern California, including references to Marzieh Gail, Ethelwyn Drew Hall, Florence Mayberry, Molly King, the Yamamotos, Asadullah Fadil-i-Mazandarani, Guy Murchie, Isabella Brittingham, Louise Waite, et al. [about]
  26. Posted 2020-10-18, in Encyclopedia articles:   Encyclopaedia of Islam: Bahá'í Selections (1986). 40 articles about, mentioning, or relevant to the Babi or Baha'i Faiths. [about]
  27. Posted 2020-10-17, in Essays and short articles:   Ismael Velasco. Reconstructing Ridvan, 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." [about]
  28. Posted 2020-10-17, in Introductory:   Glossary and Index of Terms, in Encyclopaedia of Islam volume 13 "Index" (2004). Comprehensive glossary of Islam. (Extracted from the final volume, #13. Encyclopedia index not included.) [about]
  29. Posted 2020-10-16, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablette du Paradis de la Justice (Lawḥ-i-Riḍvánuʼl-ʻAdl) (2020). Tablette de Bahá’u’lláh, traduction française provisoire. [about]
  30. Posted 2020-10-16, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Sourate de la Patience (Tablette de Job) (2020). Tablette de Bahá’u’lláh, Traduction française provisoire. [about]
  31. Posted 2020-10-16, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. De la Lettre Bá' à la Lettre Há' (2020). Tablette de Bahá’u’lláh, publiée dans "The Call of the Divine Beloved", édition anglaise du Centre mondial, 2019. Traduction provisoire. [about]
  32. Posted 2020-10-16, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Prière pour protéger des épidémies (2020). Une prière révélée par Bahá’u’lláh pour protéger des épidémies, publiée dans Baha'i Prayers. Traduction provisoire. [about]
  33. Posted 2020-10-16, in Book excerpts:   Hasan M. Balyuzi. Sur l'histoire de la première lettre du Báb envoyée à Bahá'u'lláh (2020). Extrait du livre de H. M.Balyuzi, Bahá'u'lláh The King of Glory (George Ronald, 1980, pp. 35-37), contant l'histoire de la première lettre du Báb envoyée à Bahá’u’lláh. Traduction française provisoire. [about]
  34. Posted 2020-10-16, in Poetry:   Duane L. Herrmann. No Known Address (2020). Nine poems selected by the author, from a collection of Holocaust poetry. [about]
  35. Posted 2020-10-15, in Personal compilations:   Ismael Velasco. "Peace" in the Baha'i Scriptures (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-Baha, Shoghi Effendi's "New World Order," and the UHJ's influences on the Lesser Peace. [about]
  36. Posted 2020-10-15, in Personal compilations:   Ismael Velasco. Moderation and the Art of Teaching (2001). Compilation, designed as a deepening and handout, on teaching the Faith, the importance of language, moderation and receptivity, and atmosphere and language. [about]
  37. Posted 2020-10-15, in Published Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Bahá'í Community in Edinburgh, 1946-1950, The, in Bahá'ís in the West (2004). Historical context of the rise of the Baha'i community in Scotland, community development, diffusion of Baha'i literature, and statistics of Baha'i membership in Scotland as of 1997. [about]
  38. Posted 2020-10-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Liminal Moment, A: Shaykhi Millennialism and the Irruption of Modernity (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 Baha'i thought. [about]
  39. Posted 2020-10-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Religion, Modernity and the "Clash of Civilisations": Context and Prospects (2013). On the broader intellectual context for the emergence of the Baha'i Faith in 19th century Iran and its subsequent engagement with Western modernity. [about]
  40. Posted 2020-10-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Logos, Mythos and Kerygma: The Logic of Reconciliation and the Occultation of the Promised Qá'im in Bábí-Bahá'í Scripture (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. [about]
  41. Posted 2020-10-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Legacies and Prospects: Baha'i Community Building Yesterday and Tomorrow (2002). On the rise and evolution of a world Bahá'í community in the 20th century, and new paradigms for community building. [about]
  42. Posted 2020-10-15, in Unpublished Articles:   Ismael Velasco. Conceptualising Moral Values: A Metaphysical, Ethical and Empirical Dialogue with Schaefer's Moral Philosophy (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. [about]
  43. Posted 2020-10-14, in Essays and short articles:   Ismael Velasco. "Two Great Powers" in the Lawh-i Maqsud (2014). On the identity of the two countries that arose against the followers of Moses, referenced by Baha'u'llah — likely Russia and France or Russia and Germany. [about]
  44. Posted 2020-10-13, in Bahá'í Writings:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Universal Education, in Mémoires sur l'education morale, présentés au deuxième Congrès international d'éducation morale à La Haye (1912). Tablet to the second international congress on moral education in The Hague. [about]
  45. Posted 2020-10-13, in BWC Compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi. Baha'i Burial and Related Laws (2020). Applicability of laws; preparations for burial; prayers and services; cemeteries, graves, and tombstones; exhumation; honoring the dead; cremation and miscellaneous issues. [about]
  46. Posted 2020-10-13, in BWC Compilations:   Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá. World's Current State of Disorder and Confusion, The (2020). Compilation of passages that could be relevant to contemporary issues of 2020, and the appropriate disposition of the Baha'is. [about]
  47. Posted 2020-10-13, in Published Articles:   Ahang Rabbani and Khazeh Fananapazir. Abdu'l-Baha's First Thousand-Verse Tablet: History and Provisional Translation, in Bahá'í Studies Review 16:1 (2010). Tablet revealed in 1897 in response to events in Akka and the rebellion against Abdu'l-Baha by his family members after the passing of Baha'u'llah. [about]
  48. Posted 2020-10-13, in Biographies:   Marlene Macke. Helen Frances Grand (1865-1944): Traces of a Bahá'í Life (2020). Glimpse of one small facet of the Bahá’í Faith’s beginnings in cities like Toronto in the early decades of the 20th Century. [about]
  49. Posted 2020-10-13, in Presentations:   David F. Young. Teaching Christians More Effectively: Handbook and Seminar (1999). Baha'i views of Christianity; questions Christians might ask; interpretation of the Bible; theology of miracles, baptism, sin, Armageddon, and heaven and hell; social issues. [about]
  50. Posted 2020-10-12, in BWC Compilations:   Abdu'l-Bahá and Shoghi Effendi. That Promising Continent: Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha, the Writings and Letters of Shoghi Effendi and the Letters Written on his Behalf on Africa (1998). Updated version of "That Vast but Promising Continent," a compilation originally prepared by the UHJ and International Teaching Centre to stimulate among Baha'is in Africa a greater awareness of their high spiritual destiny, strengths, and opportunities. [about]
  51. Posted 2020-10-12, in Personal compilations:   State When Asleep, The: Dreams, Their Interpretation and Wisdom (2011). Annotated translation by Brown (2011) of a compilation by Mazindarani published in Amr va Khalq (1954-1955). [about]
  52. Posted 2020-10-12, in Personal compilations:   What Do Baha'is Know About Dreams? (2014). How dreams are described in the Baha'i Faith, dreams vs. visions, kinds and purposes of dreams, interpreting dreams, and further resources. [about]
  53. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Alex Vedovi. The Role of Public Institutions in Ensuring Social Well-Being, in Bahá'í World (2020). Questions around government’s role in social welfare and the welfare state; Baha'i perspectives on the government's role in supporting well-being; taxation, wealth, and poverty; [about]
  54. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Michael L. Penn. Light Was in the Darkness, The: Reflections on the Growth that Hides in the Pain of Suffering, in Bahá'í World (2020). Existential stress and its relationship to individual growth and development, drawing on the rich spiritual and philosophical heritage of humanity. [about]
  55. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   June Manning Thomas. Spatial Strategies for Racial Unity, in Bahá'í World (2020). On the nature and approaches of Bahá’í educational programs and community building efforts which seek, in the context of neighborhoods and villages, to raise capacity for service to humanity. [about]
  56. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Navid Sabet. Is Economic Justice Possible?: Toward a New Conception of the Equitable Distribution of Wealth and Income, in Bahá'í World (2020). Survey of the world's current economic condition, and on the implications of Bahá'í principles on the enormous challenge of building an economic system that is just, benefiting all of humanity. [about]
  57. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Sasha Dehghani. Birth of a Monotheistic Religion in Modernity, The: On Jihad and Martyrdom in the Baha'i Faith, in Martyrdom in the Modern Middle East ed. Sasha Dehghani and Silvia Horsch (2014). The Baha'i Faith responds to major questions of modernity such as the claims of science, world peace, and women's rights. Elements of continuity between early Christianity and mystical Islam can be found in the abolishment of military jihad. [about]
  58. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Per-Olof Akerdahl. Martyrdom and Servanthood in the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths: A Struggle to Defend a Cosmic Order, in Martyrdom in the Modern Middle East ed. Sasha Dehghani and Silvia Horsch (2014). From mystical Islam stems the ideal of servanthood, which is preferred over a concept of martyrdom that includes physical death; on ideological motivations for the persecution of Bahá'ís in different socio-historical circumstances. [about]
  59. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Moojan Momen. Between Karbalá' and Tabríz: Contested Martyrdom Narratives, in Martyrdom in the Modern Middle East ed. Sasha Dehghani and Silvia Horsch (2014). On two models of martyrdom in the time after the Islamic Revolution in Iran, that of the ruling elite and that of the Bahá'is. The Baha'i narrative is closer to the traditional Shiite, whereas modern Shiism is designed to foster the revolutionary spirit. [about]
  60. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Moojan Momen. Millennialism and Violence: The Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah of Iran by the Babis in 1852, in Nova Religio 12:1 (2008). Events leading up to the assassination attempt, and political and social factors leading to the violence. [about]
  61. Posted 2020-10-12, in Published Articles:   Ankita Sanyal. Baha'is in Post-revolution Iran: Perspectives of the Ulema, in Contemporary Review of the Middle East 6:1 (2019). Historical background of the ulema/monarchy equation; the Ayatollahs’ take on the Baha’is after 1979, and dissident views of the Baha'is. [about]
  62. Posted 2020-10-12, in Essays and short articles:   Gustavo Correa. Community and Collective Action, in Bahá'í World (2015). On the hopeful efforts of groups of people around the world to build a new kind of community based on the oneness of humankind, and the vision and process guiding these efforts. [about]
  63. Posted 2020-10-03, in Published Articles:   Bani Dugal. Bonds that Sustain: Bahá'í Community-Building Efforts Through the Lens of Disaster Response, in Bahá'í World (2019). On disaster response in the Bahá'í community, systems of human resource development, community-building capacity, coordination, communication, collective action, and spiritual needs. [about]
  64. Posted 2020-10-03, in Published Articles:   Matt Weinberg. Technology, Values, and the Shaping of Social Reality, in Bahá'í World (2019). On a Bahá'í view on technology, its role in advancing civilization, the critical issue of technological choice and its mechanisms, consultative processes, and the case of the Internet. [about]
  65. Posted 2020-10-03, in Published Articles:   Paul Hanley. Begin with the Village: The Bahá'í Approach to Rural Development, in Bahá'í World (2019). About the focus on rural areas, the role of farmers and villages in achieving sustainable development, establishing community institutions, social action and public discourse. [about]
  66. Posted 2020-10-03, in Published Articles:   Kerilyn Schewel. Rethinking Migration from a Global Perspective, in Bahá'í World (2020). On migration and social transformation and humanity's response to displacement. [about]
  67. Posted 2020-10-01, in Published Articles:   Christopher Buck. Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation, in Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity ed. Negar Mottahedeh (2013). Overview of the event, press coverage, publications of the speech, the Emancipation Proclamation "myth" and its historical influence, the role of whites, and the rhetoric of progress. [about]
  68. Posted 2020-09-29, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  69. Posted 2020-09-29, in Personal compilations:   Peter Terry. Companion to Proofs of the Prophets, 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. [about]
  70. Posted 2020-09-29, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  71. Posted 2020-09-29, in Personal compilations:   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. [about]
  72. Posted 2020-09-29, in Books:   Peter Terry. Proofs of the Prophets, 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. [about]
  73. Posted 2020-09-29, in Books:   Henry Corbin. Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth: From Mazdean Iran to Shi'ite Iran (1977). An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi'ite concepts of spirit-body identity. Includes descriptions of cosmologies in Zoroastrian, Shi'i Islamic and Shaykhi philosophies. [about]
  74. Posted 2020-09-28, in Research notes:   Moojan Momen. Comparative Lives of the Founders of the World Religions, in Bahá'í Studies Review 5.1 (1995). Table comparing the lives of the Founders of the world's religions. [about]
  75. Posted 2020-09-25, in Published Articles:   Julio Savi. Most Dramatic Chapter in the Spiritual History of Humankind, A: A Pictorial Essay, in Bahá'í World (2020). Introduction to the life of the Báb, with historical photo-realistic illustrations by Romanian artist Simina Boicu Rahmatian. [about]
  76. Posted 2020-09-24, in Published Articles:   Douglas Martin. Mission of the Báb, The: Retrospective 1844-1994, in Bahá'í World Vol. 23 (1994-1995) (1996). The revelation of the Báb in the context of its impact on the Western writers of the period and its subsequent influence. [about]
  77. Posted 2020-09-24, in Published Articles:   Robert Weinberg. Tales of Magnificent Heroism: The Impact of the Báb and His Followers on Writers and Artists, in Bahá'í World (2019). This concise survey explores how this particular episode in humanity’s religious history resonated so strongly through the decades that followed. [about]
  78. Posted 2020-09-24, in Published Articles:   Farzam Arbab. Knowledge and Civilization: Implications for the Community and the Individual, in Bahá'í World Vol. 26 (1997-1998) (1999). Exploration of the relationship between science and religion as two great systems of knowledge that have a vital social role to play in the building of a world civilization. [about]
  79. Posted 2020-09-24, in Books:   Bahá'í International Community. Bahá'ís, The: Contributing to an Emerging Global Civilization (1992). A popular magazine-format introduction to the Faith produced by the Office of Public Information of the Bahá’í International Community. [about]
  80. Posted 2020-09-24, in Essays and short articles:   Bahá'í International Community. Religion in an Ever-Advancing Civilization, in The Bahá'ís (1992). On the unity of humanity and the decline and renewal of religion. [about]
  81. Posted 2020-09-23, in Published Articles:   Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum. The Re-florescence of Historical Romance in Nabil, in Bahá'í World Vol. 5 (1932–1934) (1934). Essay reflecting on the dominant themes of The Dawn-Breakers, an early narrative of Bábí history authored by Nabil-i-A'zam. [about]
  82. Posted 2020-09-23, in Published Articles:   Elham Afnan. A Twofold Mission: Some Distinctive Characteristics of the Person and Teachings of the Báb, in Bahá'í World (2019). Some features of the Bab's life and Writings highlighting the rare combination of qualities that have come to be associated with him. [about]
  83. Posted 2020-09-23, in Published Articles:   Nader Saiedi. Replacing the Sword with the Word: Bahá'u'lláh's Concept of Peace, in Bahá'í World (2019). The writings of Baha'u'llah reconstruct foundational concepts such as mysticism, religion, and social order; theories of peace, including democratic, Marxist, and sociological. [about]
  84. Posted 2020-09-23, in Published Articles:   Ann Boyles. For the Betterment of the World, to the Glory of God: The Emergence of Bahá'í Houses of Worship, in Bahá'í World (2019). Overiew of the concept and history of the Bahá'í House of Worship. [about]
  85. Posted 2020-09-23, in Essays and short articles:   Duane L. Herrmann. Observing the Fast When You Are Not to Abstain from Food, in Fasting: The Moon and Its Suns: A Bahá'í Handbook (1989). What meaning can the Fast have if one is not able to observe it? The spiritual and symbolic natures of the Fast remain. [about]
  86. Posted 2020-09-23, in Newspaper articles:   Todd Fertig. Small in Number, Big in Faith, in Topeka Capital-Journal (2020). Overview of the Baha'i Faith and its activities in Kansas, and interview with Duane Herrmann. [about]
  87. Posted 2020-09-13, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Letter on Racism in the United States (2020). Letter on need for American people to grasp the moment to create a reform of its social order related to racial prejudice, and the Bahá’í community’s distinctive contribution to the eradication of racism. [about]
  88. Posted 2020-09-08, in Bibliographies:   Overview of Translations of Bahá'í Texts on bahaiprayers.net (2020). Table detailing languages and sources of all translations of Bahá'í scripture available in almost 100 languages on Bahaiprayers.net. [about]
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