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  1. Posted 2023-05-04, in Essays and short articles:   Muhammad Afnan. Invocation 'Is There Any Remover of Difficulties Save God...', The (2023). Short overview of the historical background of the Báb's invocation. [about]
  2. Posted 2023-05-04, in Book excerpts:   Frederick Jones Bliss. Religions of Modern Syria and Palestine, The (1912). [about]
  3. Posted 2023-05-02, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Ridván 2023: Bahá'í Era 180 (2023). Annual message to the Bahá'ís of the world. [about]
  4. Posted 2023-04-20, in Poetry:   Badi Shams. Mystic Ramblings and Daydreamings (2022). Poems, meditations, and quotes from Bahá'í Writings and other sacred scriptures. [about]
  5. Posted 2023-02-03, in Essays and short articles:   Marzieh Gail. In the High Sierras, in Bahá'í World XI (1950). A poetic meditation about mankind's grappling with the coming of a new Revelation. [about]
  6. Posted 2023-02-03, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Rashḥ-i-'Amá: traduction en assonances (2023). Poème de Bahá’u’lláh, traduction provisoire. [about]
  7. Posted 2023-02-03, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Rashḥ-i-'Amá: Les nuées du plus haut des cieux, in Appel du Bien-Aimé divin: Sélection d'oeuvres mystiques (2021). Traduction officielle d'une poème de Bahá’u’lláh publié dans "The Call of the Divine Beloved" (édition anglaise du Centre mondial, 2019). [about]
  8. Posted 2023-01-31, in Books:   Jack McLean. Poems in Latter Days, Some (2022). Poems written 2009-2022 on themes from incidents in everyday life, eulogies to friends who have passed and others still living, metaphysical poems inspired by the spiritual quest, and the many faces of love. [about]
  9. Posted 2023-01-28, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Nine Year Plan (2022). Matters relating to the Nine Year Plan (2022-2031), ethnic and cultural diversity, the human family's crisis of identity, prejudice, Africa, and economic injustice. [about]
  10. Posted 2023-01-28, in Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies:   National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States. Oneness of Mankind, The: Basic Principle of the Bahá'í Faith, in Bahá'í News 303 (1956). Statement of Bahá'í teachings prepared in order to clarify the position of members of the Faith throughout the United States at this critical hour, published as an insert in the U.S. Bahá'í newsletter. [about]
  11. Posted 2023-01-25, in Books:   Farnaz Ma'sumian. Story of the Prophets (2013). Biographies of nine Manifestations, from Abraham to Bahá'u'lláh. Designed for junior youth by a retired professor of world religions, it provides a compact source of information on the founders of the world's major religions in readable language. [about]
  12. Posted 2022-12-27, in Chronologies/genealogies:   Harry Liedtke. Guardian's Wartime Travels, The (2016). Brief chronology of world events 1938-1940 juxtaposed with Shoghi Effendi's travels in 1940, when he left Haifa for England nine months after the beginning of the war. [about]
  13. Posted 2022-12-27, in Biographies:   Harry Liedtke. Wayfarer between Two Worlds, A: Recollections (2013). A chronicle of some of the highlights of the author's seventy-five years as a Bahá'í, and covering the years 1927-2022, including periods in Germany and Canada and historical events from each. Includes poems and photographs. [about]
  14. Posted 2022-12-18, in Essays and short articles:   Harry Liedtke. Der Herr Ist Nahe / The Lord Is Near: The Divine Mystery of the Transformation of Mt. Carmel (2022). Brief history of the Templer Society and Georg David Hardegg, who landed in Haifa in 1868 and built a spiritual colony at the foot of Mt. Carmel. [about]
  15. Posted 2022-12-18, in Pilgrims' notes:   Bahiyyih Randall Winckler. Pilgrimage to Haifa, November 1919, A (1941). Winckler's parents were Bahá'ís; she met 'Abdu'l-Bahá during his visit to America when He visited her mother in 1912, and was bestowed the name Bahiyyih when she went on pilgrimage in 1919 at age twelve. [about]
  16. Posted 2022-12-18, in Essays and short articles:   George Townshend. Questions about the Second Coming (1953). Answers by Townshend to questions asked by the Bahá’ís of Kampala, Uganda about the return of Christ, the Bible, false prophets, the day of judgment, and the trinity. [about]
  17. Posted 2022-12-16, in Books:   Ignaz Goldziher. Mohammed and Islam (1917). Twelve pages on the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths — described as a modern movement within Islam which recognizes the religious evolution of mankind — covering history up to Abdu'l-Bahá's visit to the United States. Includes link to the complete book. [about]
  18. Posted 2022-12-16, in Bahá'í Writings:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Sélection des Écrits de 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1984). [about]
  19. Posted 2022-12-13, in Presentations:   Christopher Buck. Indigenous Messengers of God: In Honor of Kevin Locke (1954-2022) (2022). Biographies and photos of Kevin and Patricia Locke and tributes to them; themes of respect for spiritual traditions, prophecies, and the destiny of indigenous peoples. [about]
  20. Posted 2022-12-11, in Newspaper articles:   Thomas Chaplin. Babs of Persia, The, in The Times of London (1871). Eight versions/excerpts of an article originally published in The Times of London Oct. 5, 1871, and then reprinted elsewhere. [about]
  21. Posted 2022-12-11, in Published Articles:   George Townshend. Old Churches and the New World-Faith, The (1949). Pamphlet publication of Townshend's letter of renunciation of the Anglican Church and proclamation of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  22. Posted 2022-12-04, in Books:   Divine Melody: Song of the Mystic Dove (2022). Selections from the Writings that refer to the Word of God as music emanating from the mystic dove or the Nightingale of Paradise, and the Divine Word as a melody calling for us to spread the Word in song and praise. [about]
  23. Posted 2022-12-03, in Bibliographies:   Index and Glossary to Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1952). Index and glossary, from the 1952 and the 1976/1983 editions of Gleanings, indexed by page number and by paragraph number. [about]
  24. Posted 2022-12-02, in Bibliographies:   Asadu'llah Fadil Mazandarani. Command and Creation (Amr va Khalq): Translation of Index and Catalog of Contents (2018). Translation of Mazandarani's Table of Contents for his compilation of Baha'i Writings from 1945 — some not published elsewhere — and a catalog of the contents of each section by McCants, with some notes and partial translations of select passages. [about]
  25. Posted 2022-11-27, in Personal compilations:   Journey of Courage: From Disability to Spiritual Ability (2023). The purpose of this compilation is to offer an approach to transform our limitations and attitudes when dealing with our disabilities, health conditions, and the ageing process. Includes updated Guidelines for Improving Accessibility. [about]
  26. Posted 2022-11-16, in Personal letters:   Ida A. Finch. Personal Letter to Isabelle M. Campbell (1920). Short letter from Finch in Tokyo to Isabelle M. Campbell in Spokane WA, describing some Baha'i activities in Japan, referencing Ahmad [Sohrab] in the U.S. and some translations into Japanese, and a pilgrim's note about Abdu'l-Bahá being sleepless. [about]
  27. Posted 2022-11-13, in Book Reviews:   Grover Gonzales. Sources for Early Babi Doctrine and History, by Denis MacEoin: Some Notes (2022). [about]
  28. Posted 2022-11-11, in Presentations:   Steven Phelps. Verge of the New, The: A Series of Talks (2017). Introducing a way of looking at the past and future of religion in the context of the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment. Includes compilation of Writings on spiritual dislocation, science, language, spiritual evolution, nature, and revelation. [about]
  29. Posted 2022-11-10, in Essays and short articles:   Horace Holley and Amin Banani. Forewords and Preface to Tablets of the Divine Plan (1974). Preface to the 1974 edition by Horace Holley; foreword to 1977 edition by Amin Banani; forewords to 1993 edition by Geoffrey W. Marks and by the publisher. [about]
  30. Posted 2022-11-08, in Maps:   Boris Handal. Mulla Husayn's Journey: Google Earth video (2022). This silent video captured from Google Earth shows Mulla Husayn's 800km, 82-day journey from Mashhad to Shaykh Tabarsi with 200+ Babis (21 July - 12 October 1848). [about]
  31. Posted 2022-11-07, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Les Quatre Vallées, publié dans The Call of the Divine Beloved (Centre mondial bahá'í - 2018) (2022). La traduction des Quatre Vallées de Marzieh Gail contient beaucoup de passages exquis et inspirés, mais quelques changements ont été nécessaires pour la clarté et l'exactitude. [about]
  32. Posted 2022-10-24, in Presentations:   Duane Troxel. Powerpoints for Deepening (2004). 25 presentations in Powerpoint format, on a variety of topics covering Bahá'í history, Central Figures, teachings, and relationship with Islam. [about]
  33. Posted 2022-10-24, in Videos:   Duane Troxel. Videos for Deepening (2004). Four videos: The Life of the Báb, The Life of the Guardian, The Return of Christ, and What Do Bahá'ís Believe. [about]
  34. Posted 2022-10-23, in Published Articles:   Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield. Bahá'ís, The, in The Sufi Quarterly 3 (1928). A "comprehensive account of the inspiration and ideals upon which Baha’ism is built up" — overview of the history and teachings of the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  35. Posted 2022-10-23, in Provisional translations:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Unpublished Talks by 'Abdu'l-Bahá, in The Sufi Quarterly 3 (1928). Four short talks given by ‘Abdu'l-Bahá in London, December 1912. These talks have not been published elsewhere and the translator is not identified. The original Persian text alluded to at the beginning seems not to be readily available. [about]
  36. Posted 2022-10-20, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Research Department of the Universal House of Justice. Yá 'Aliyyu'l-A'lá (1991). On the meaning and correct transliteration of "Yá 'Aliyyu'l-A'lá" (O Thou Most High"), where it can be found, and if it is an invocation to the Báb. [about]
  37. Posted 2022-10-19, in Encyclopedia articles:   Minou Foadi. Bábí-Bahá'í Community in Khorasan, The, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2022). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  38. Posted 2022-10-19, in Unpublished Articles:   Hooshmand Badiee. Economic Significance of the Law of Huququ'llah (2022). Wilmette Institute webinar on the "Right of God": the Institution of Ḥuqúqu’lláh; sustainable development; the Input-Output model; distributive justice; the social function of wealth; equality; market equilibrium; the tax system; the law of Zakát. [about]
  39. Posted 2022-10-15, in Presentations:   Filip Boicu. What Is Bahá'í Education? (2022). different current expectations about what should fall under the topic of "Bahá’í education"; three types of curricula (FUNDAEC, Anisa, BIHE) and their theoretical sources; these must be drawn together into a field of study; the importance of universities. [about]
  40. Posted 2022-10-14, in Presentations:   Christopher Buck. "And universal peace — in what Book is this written?": How and Why 'Abdu'l-Bahá Identified "New" and Distinctive Bahá'í Principles (2022). Reflections on ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's answer to the question "What has Bahá’u’lláh brought that we have not heard before?" [about]
  41. Posted 2022-10-14, in Videos:   Hussein Ahdieh. Bahá'í History and Videos (2013). Links to Zoom videos on a variety of topics: Kahlil Gibran, the life of Varqá, Bahá'í schools for girls and Tahirih's influence, martyrs in Nayriz, Abdu'l-Bahá in New York, and Harlem Prep School. [about]
  42. Posted 2022-10-12, in Provisional translations:   Account of the Life of Hakím Áqá Ján, An (2022). Originally written in Persian by Mírzá Áqá Khán Katírá’í (Ya‘qúb) and published in Payám-i-Bahá’í with minor edits by Hushidar Motlagh, this is an account of the former's great-grandfather, Ḥakím Áqá Ján (d. 1881), one of the first Jewish Bahá’ís. [about]
  43. Posted 2022-10-12, in Published Articles:   Necati Alkan. Late Ottoman Sunni Missionary Project, The, in Missions and Preaching: Connected and Decompartmentalised Perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa (2022). Excerpts from the author's book Non-Sunni Muslims in the Late Ottoman Empire: State and Missionary Perceptions of the Alawis. Contains only passing mentions of the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  44. Posted 2022-10-10, in Book excerpts:   Bahá'í International Community. Extract from Brochure "One World, One People - A Bahá'í View" (1974). Short selection from a brochure presented by the Baha’i International Community to delegates attending the United Nations World Population Conference and World Food Conference in 1974. [about]
  45. Posted 2022-10-10, in BIC Documents:   Bahá'í International Community. Towards a Sustainable Food System (2022). Short selection on sustainable, non-exploitative food systems that provide for the global population. [about]
  46. Posted 2022-08-26, in Presentations:   Christopher Buck. Joseph in Religious History and the Bahá'í Writings (2022). Just as the story of Joseph is the "best of stories," the metaphor of Joseph is the "best of metaphors": it is the most comprehensive, pervasive symbol and allegory of the Báb, Bahá’u’lláh, and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the Bahá’í Writings. [about]
  47. Posted 2022-08-25, in Biographies:   Miriam Zuleta. Biografía de Clemencia Pavón Mejía (2022). Biografía de Pavón Mejía (1931-2020), una miembra de la Asamblea Espiritual Nacional de los Bahá’ís del Ecuador. [about]
  48. Posted 2022-08-25, in Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies:   National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Ecuador. Carmen Olimpia Ballesteros Sosa y Vicente Quiñonez de Esmeraldas: Epitafios (2020). Messages from the NSA of Ecuador honoring the lives of Carmen Olimpia Ballesteros Sosa (-2020) and Vicente Quiñonez de Esmeraldas (-2021). [about]
  49. Posted 2022-08-25, in Biographies:   Clemencia Pavon de Zuleta. Reseña Biográfica de la Vida de la Sra. Isabel Pavón de Calderón: Biographical Summary of the Life of Mrs. Isabel Pavón de Calderón (2009). Biografía de Pavón de Calderón (1929-2000), una miembra de la Asamblea Espiritual Nacional de los Bahá’ís del Ecuador y Consejero Continental. [about]
  50. Posted 2022-08-25, in Biographies:   Ralph Dexter. Story of Mr. Rufino Gualvisí (2020). Biography of a well-known travel teacher in Ecuador. English and Spanish text by Dexter; includes section by Isabel Pavon de Calderón; includes photographs. [about]
  51. Posted 2022-08-20, in Unpublished Articles:   Filip Boicu. Karlberg's Notion of Consultation and Bahá'í Consultation (Ontological Truths, Knowledge and Ethics) (2022). Michael Karlberg proposes a "consultative epistemology" as central to the Bahá'í methodology for social change. The claim is that a new model for civilization building has been born, one that transcends previous limitations. [about]
  52. Posted 2022-08-20, in Biographies:   Maneckji Nuserwanji Dhalla. Navjote of a Converted Zoroastrian Bahai, The: (Chapter 68), in Dastur Dhalla, the Saga of a Soul: Autobiography of Shams-ul-ulama Dastur Dr. Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla (1975). Overview of the Faith, and the author's interactions with Bahá'ís in the early 1900s. (Navjote is the initiation ceremony where a child receives his/her ceremonial garments and first performs the Zoroastrian ritual.) [about]
  53. Posted 2022-08-20, in Essays and short articles:   Filip Boicu. One Concern with the Notion of Power as an Element of the Conceptual Framework Guiding the Activities of the Bahá'í Community (2022). Power can be defined in negative or positive ways, as either adversarialism (oppressive power dominance) or mutualism (emancipatory egalitarian empowerment). Anti-foundationalism argues that injustice must be challenged at the individual, micro-level. [about]
  54. Posted 2022-08-20, in Unpublished Articles:   Filip Boicu. Strong Foundationalism in the Bahá'í Faith?: An Analysis of Michael Karlberg's 'Ontological Foundationalism' (2022). A close reading of Michael Karlberg's Constructing Social Reality. An Inquiry into the Normative Foundations of Social Change, and reflections on the Bahá’í methodology for social justice and social change that he has put forward. [about]
  55. Posted 2022-08-19, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. La Constitution do la Maison Universelle de Justice (2022). La Constitution fut signée dans la Ville de Haïfa le quatrième jour du mois de Qawl de la cent-vingt-neuvième année de l'Ère bahá'íe. [about]
  56. Posted 2022-08-19, in Notable Talks:   Martha Root. Táhirih's Message to the Modern World, in Bahá'í World Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1941). Transcript of a radio address from Sunday April 21, 1940, telling the story of Ṭáhirih, describing her as the foremost woman of her generation known across Persia for her beauty, intelligence, and courage, who gave her life for the emancipation of women. [about]
  57. Posted 2022-08-19, in Published Articles:   Michael Karlberg. The Pursuit of Social Justice, in Bahá'í World (2022). An interdisciplinary examination of prevailing conceptions of human nature, power, social organization, and social change, and their implications for the pursuit of peace and justice. [about]
  58. Posted 2022-08-19, in Published Articles:   Marzieh Gail. The White Silk Dress, in Bahá'í World Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). An "intimate portrait" of Ṭáhirih first published Friday April 21, 1944. [about]
  59. Posted 2022-08-13, in Books:   Sen McGlinn. Church and State: Book 1 of a Postmodern Political Theology for the Bahá'í Community, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions 19 (2005). Religion and politics in Islamic history; Islamic and Bahá'í views on theocracy and democracy; the theology of the State and the unfoldment of world civilization; relevant contemporary Bahá'í literature in English, French, and German. [about]
  60. Posted 2022-08-13, in Books:   Anne King Sadeghpour. El Cuarto Acto: Una Pionera Bahá'í en Nicaragua durante los años 1976-1983: Un relato personal e histórico (2015). Un relato personal de la historia de la Fe en Nicaragua antes, después y durante la revolución Sandinista de 1979; la historia de Mathew Kaszab, primer pionero a Nicaragua; primera Bahá'í nicaragüense Blanca Mejía; referencia al poeta Rubén Darío. [about]
  61. Posted 2022-08-12, in Study Guides:   Reginald L. Priestley. Bahá'í Fireside Notebook, The (2012). A believer's personal fireside notebook, compiled for his study and deepening: notes, timelines, and quotations summarizing the Bahá'í teachings. [about]
  62. Posted 2022-08-12, in Biographies:   Reginald L. Priestley. Itchyfeet: Travels with Reg Priestley (1991). Autobiography of a world traveller who visited many places in and around Israel while in the Palestine Policeman service in the 1940s, and the story of his acceptance of the Bahá'í Faith. [about]
  63. Posted 2022-08-11, in Book Reviews:   Susan Maneck. Bahá'í Faith: The Basics, by Christopher Buck: Review, in Journal of Religious History 46:2 (2022). [about]
  64. Posted 2022-08-11, in Biographies:   Farideh Sobhani-Matejko. Professor: A Tribute to Dr. 'Alí-Murád Dávúdí (2022). Tribute by a young psychology student in the late 1960s to Dr. ‘Alí-Murád Dávúdí, a philosopher and intellectual giant of the Bahá’í Faith who was later kidnapped by the Islamic regime and never heard from again. [about]
  65. Posted 2022-08-10, in Encyclopedia articles:   Azer Jafarov and Bayram Balci. Les Bahaïs du Caucase: b.a.-ba d'une communauté méconnue, in Religion et politique dans le Caucase post-soviétique (2007). Chapter on "the Bahá'ís of the Caucasus, the basics [lit. the ABCs] of an unknown community." [about]
  66. Posted 2022-08-10, in Theses:   Vedad Haghighi. Nine Valleys - Towards Embodied Experience, The: Understanding the Confluence of Material and Spirit in the Design of a Bahá'í House of Worship (2022). Detailed proposal, with extensive site photographs and illustrations, for a Mashriqu'l-Adhkar in Thorhill, Ontario (location of the Canada Bahá'í National Centre); discussion of the embodied experience of worship in a temple to promote unity. (offsite) [about]
  67. Posted 2022-08-08, in Books:   Jack McLean. Confessions of a Child of the Half-Light (2022). Philosophical essays; recollections of 'Abdu'l-Bahá by Laura Dreyfus Barney, Curtis Kelsey, and other Europeans; recollections of Shoghi Effendi by ten individuals; dreams and visions; eulogies of the author's parents; travel teaching across Russia. [about]
  68. Posted 2022-08-01, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Tablet of Firayját (Lawḥ-i-Firayját) / Tablet of Firáq (Lawḥ-i-Firáq) (2022). Tablet revealed in Firayjat, a place where Bahá’u’lláh stayed in Baghdad, which is about 5km north of the Riḍván Garden. Translator, date, and source unknown. Includes scan of the original Arabic, and background materials including excerpt from Balyuzi. [about]
  69. Posted 2022-07-24, in Bahá'í Writings:   Bahá'u'lláh. Selected Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (1942). Early 42-page compilation, primarily highlights from the Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  70. Posted 2022-07-23, in Biographies:   National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Universal House of Justice. In Memoriam Fred Schechter: Bahá'í House of Worship Memorial Program (2017). Messages from the Universal House of Justice and the U.S. National Spiritual Assembly, and a selection of quotations, that summarize and celebrate the life of this Knight of Bahá'u'lláh and Continental Counsellor, for a memorial service at Wilmette. [about]
  71. Posted 2022-07-23, in Books:   Pierre Daoust. La poésie du Kitáb-i-Aqdas: Aspects de l'esthétique (2018). Les concepts philosophiques qui éclairent sur le sens de la vie et la nature spirituelle de l'être humain, révélés sous forme de prose rimée caractéristique de la poésie arabe. Le Kitáb-i-Aqdas touche à l'esthétique et au bonheur. [about]
  72. Posted 2022-07-23, in Personal compilations:   Programs for the Observance of Bahá'í Holy Days (2014). Booklets from four devotional programs at the Wilmette House of Worship: 9th day of Ridván (2014), 1st day of Ridván (2017), martyrdom of The Báb (2017, and birth of Bahá'u'lláh (2021), with selections of relevant passages from the Writings. [about]
  73. Posted 2022-07-22, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Function of Interpretation, The (1982). Two letters: difference between the authoritative interpretation of Abdu'l-Bahá and the Guardian vs. the divinely inspired legislation of the House of Justice, and the qualitative difference between interpretation and elucidations of the House of Justice. [about]
  74. Posted 2022-07-22, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Research Department of the Universal House of Justice. John the Baptist and Interpretation (1989). Various questions about the the Bahá’í position on John the Baptist, his station and teaching, and the function of interpretation. [about]
  75. Posted 2022-07-22, in Unpublished Articles:   Filip Boicu. Principle of the Oneness of Humankind, The: Strong Foundationalism, Non-Adversarialism, and the Imperatives of Our Time (2022). Some of the ways in which the concept of globalization has been framed in the recent past; the vision of Shoghi Effendi; The Seven Valleys and social change; moral codes and ethical living; the oneness of humankind and non-adversarialism. [about]
  76. Posted 2022-07-19, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Garden of Justice (Ridvan al-'adl) (1996). [about]
  77. Posted 2022-07-14, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Research Department of the Universal House of Justice and Abdu'l-Bahá. Compilation of Extracts Regarding Arius (1991). Collection of materials regarding an early Christian theologian who, in expounding that Christ was subordinate to God the Father, discarded the trinity and fractured the unity of the Church. [about]
  78. Posted 2022-07-14, in Books:   Fuad Izadinia. Major Opus, The: A Study of the German Templers Movement and Its Relationship with the Bahá'í Faith (2014). The story of the journey of two parallel movements to the Holy Land in 1868: the Bahá'ís from Iran and the Templars from Germany. Includes early descriptions of Haifa from both sources, comparative translations of the Tablet to G. Hardegg, and more. [about]
  79. Posted 2022-07-14, in Pilgrims' notes:   Lady Sarah Louisa Blomfield. Memories of the Sojourn of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Paris, in Bahá'í World Vol. 6 (1934-1936) (1937). Memoir of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s four-month stay in Paris in 1911. Notes taken by the author's daughters were later published as the book Paris Talks. [about]
  80. Posted 2022-07-09, in Books:   Splendour of God, The: Being Extracts from the Sacred Writings of the Bahais (1909). An early overview of Bábí and Bahá'í history, along with early translations of Seven Valleys, Hidden Words, and selected texts from other tablets. [about]
  81. Posted 2022-07-08, in Unpublished Articles:   Anthony Lee. Ziba Khanum of Yazd: An Enslaved African Woman in Nineteenth-Century Iran (2017). Issues of race, gender, slavery, and religion as experienced by an Afro-Iranian family in the 19th and 20th centuries; historiography of African women in Iran; the Herati-Khorasani family tree. [about]
  82. Posted 2022-07-07, in Books:   Fuad Izadinia. Panama, The Crossroads between the Continents: The Story of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith in Panama 1939-1972 (2015). History of the first Bahá'í community in Panama, including a photo album; biographies of Martha Root, Mathew Kaszab, Louise Caswell, Cora Oliver, Julie Lois Regal, Hascle Cornbleth–Colon, Alfred Osborne, Raquel Francois, Clare Hamilton, Blanca De Campos. [about]
  83. Posted 2022-07-07, in Personal compilations:   Two Parts of the Law of God, The: The Essential and the Secondary Teachings of the True Religion of God, and Counterfeit Doctrines (2022). Four compilations on themes related to the progressive revelation of the religion of God; essential vs. secondary teachings; counterfeit doctrines of the false religion of man. [about]
  84. Posted 2022-07-05, in Provisional translations:   Bahá'u'lláh. Commentary on a Verse of Sa'di (Tafsir-i Bayti az Sa'di) (1996). [about]
  85. Posted 2022-07-05, in Published Articles:   Juan Cole. 'Indian Money' and the Shi'i Shrine Cities of Iraq, 1786-1850, in Middle Eastern Studies 22:4 (1986). On the political economy of the Shi'i shrine cities of Iraq, theological and pilgrimage centers which grew around the tombs of the Imams, in the 18th and 19th centuries. Connections from India proved lucrative for the Usuli clerics in these cities. [about]
  86. Posted 2022-07-05, in Books:   Fuad Izadinia. Ishqabad, City of Love: A Study into the Story of Those Who Became the Foremost in the Bahá'í Faith (2014). Biographies of many dozen Bahá'ís of historical interest; construction of the House of Worship in Turkmenistan; Bahá'í schools for boys and for girls; stories of exiled Bahá'ís. [about]
  87. Posted 2022-07-05, in Essays and short articles:   Juan Cole. Messianic Concealment and Theophanic Disclosure (2002). Lengthy collection of notes on Baha'u'llah's relationship to Subh-i-Azal, with quotations from Fadil Mazandarani's Zuhur al-Haqq histories, compiled and edited from posts sent to an academic email list. [about]
  88. Posted 2022-07-05, in Presentations:   Christopher Buck. "Seal of the Prophets" and "Divine Presence": Why These Two Key Verses Should Be Read Together (2022). On two verses from the Qur'án on Muhammad as the "Seal of the Prophets" and the meaning of "attainment unto the divine Presence"; Shoghi Effendi as translator; comments by Nader Saiedi and Dergham Aqiqi; explanations from Kamalu'd-Din Bakhtavar. [about]
  89. Posted 2022-07-05, in Published Articles:   Juan Cole. Wittgensteinian Language-Games in an Indo-Persian Dialogue on the World Religions, in Iran Nameh 30:3 (2015). Reflections on Bahá'u'lláh's theology of previous religions and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s concept of "language games"; Hinduism, India, and 19th-century Iranian culture; Manakji’s questions about Hinduism and Zoroastrianism. [about]
  90. Posted 2022-07-04, in Published Articles:   Christopher Buck. Bahá'í Prayers for Good Governance, in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 56:4 (2021). Bahá’u’lláh encouraged Bahá’ís to pray for their rulers. This essay presents a newly authorized translation of "A Prayer for the confirmation of the American Government," and a provisional translation of a prayer of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá for the Ottoman Caliphate. [about]
  91. Posted 2022-07-03, in Provisional translations:   Abdu'l-Bahá. Varqá and His Son: A Talk by `Abdu'l-Bahá (2022). English translation, and two transcripts of the Persian original, of a talk given by `Abdu'l-Bahá in New York on May 31, 1912. [about]
  92. Posted 2022-07-02, in Chronologies/genealogies:   Activities of `Abdu'l-Bahá in Illinois, 1912 (1976). Two-page list of all the addresses of the places visited by Abdu'l-Bahá, April 29 - November 4, 1912. Includes link to Google map. [about]
  93. Posted 2022-07-02, in Books:   Hasan M. Balyuzi. Báb, The: The Herald of the Day of Days (1973). The classic biography of The Báb, by the eminent historian who also wrote the major biographies of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá. [about]
  94. Posted 2022-07-02, in Books:   Mirza Asad'Ullah. Explanations Concerning Sacred Mysteries (1902). Essays on the book of Daniel, and on the mysteries of: daily sacrifice, the kingdom, death, prayers for the dead, the figure 9, Jonah, fasting, and prayer. [about]
  95. Posted 2022-07-02, in Books:   Mirza Asad'Ullah. Instructions Concerning Genesis and the Mystery of Baptism (n.d.). A short treatise on Biblical verses and symbology viewed in light of the Hidden Words and other Writings of Bahá'u'lláh. Originally composed in Persian by an early Bahá’í author. [about]
  96. Posted 2022-07-02, in Books:   Bahá'u'lláh. Kitáb-i-Aqdas: le plus saint livre (2022). Révision de la traduction française du Kitáb-i-Aqdas (ed. MEB, 2014); voir Avant-propos. [about]
  97. Posted 2022-07-02, in Letters from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Personal Websites, Audiences, and Use of Language on the Internet (2015). Letter to an NSA on strengthening the official Bahá'í presence on the Internet; individual initiatives vs. global audiences; use of the word "Bahá'í" in personal sites; the use of moderate and courteous language. [about]
  98. Posted 2022-07-02, in Study Guides:   Progressive Revelation: The Bible and Bahá'u'lláh (2010). A facilitator and a participant guide on studying The Bible and Bahá’u’lláh, prepared for the Core Curriculum for Spiritual Education program's "Fundamental Verities Courses." [about]
  99. Posted 2022-07-02, in Books:   Pierre Daoust. Réflexions intimes sur le Kitáb-i-Aqdas (2022). Un petit recueil de réflexions; une sorte de voyage dans un domaine aux multiples paysages, qui donnera l'envie à d'autres de lire le Kitáb-i-Aqdas et d'être eux aussi touchés par sa profondeur, sa sagesse, et sa beauté. [about]
  100. Posted 2022-06-11, in Presentations:   Mehdi Wolf. Progressive Revelation: A Brief Circumstantial/Historical Contextualization (2022). Progressive revelation must be understood in the context of the twin purposes of a divine Manifestation, as well as the prevailing historical circumstances. The varying attitudes to law and science are used as test cases. [about]

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