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Documents published in Bahá'í World

  1. Appreciations of the Bahá'í Faith, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1941). Excerpts from books, magazines, newspaper articles, and testimonials. [about]
  2. August Forel Defends the Persecuted Persian Bahá'ís: 1925-1927, by John Paul Vader, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). History of Forel's involvement with the Faith. Includes correspondence from Shoghi Effendi. [about]
  3. August Rudd: The First Bahá'í Pioneer to Sweden, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). History of the Baha'i Faith in Sweden, 1920-1947. [about]
  4. Bahá'í Calendar, Festivals, and Dates of Historic Significance, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Feasts, anniversaries, days of fasting, holy days, Nabil's narrative on the Badi' Calendar, and brief chronology of important dates in Baha'i history. [about]
  5. Bahá'í Centres in Iran (1936), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 6 (1934-1936) (1937). [about]
  6. Bahá'í community of the United States (1950), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 11 (1946-1950) (1952). [about]
  7. Bahá'í community of the United States (1954), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  8. Bahá'í Revelation, The, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Passages from Fire and Light and Selections from the Writings of the Bab published in Baha'i World as a section titled "Part One: The Baha'i Revelation." [about]
  9. Bahá'í World 2004–2005, The: Activities Report, by Bahá'í International Community, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 33 (2004-2005) (2007). [about]
  10. Bahá'í World 2005–2006, The: Activities Report, by Bahá'í International Community, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 34 (2005-2006) (2008). [about]
  11. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 01 (1925-1926), in Bahá'í World (1926). Then titled Baha'i Year Book. [about]
  12. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 02 (1926-1928), in Bahá'í World (1928). Then titled The Bahá'í World: a biennial international record. [about]
  13. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 03 (1928-1930), in Bahá'í World (1930). [about]
  14. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 04 (1930-1932), in Bahá'í World (1932). [about]
  15. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 05 (1932-1934), in Bahá'í World (1936). [about]
  16. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 06 (1934-1936), in Bahá'í World (1937). [about]
  17. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 07 (1936-1938), in Bahá'í World (1939). [about]
  18. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 08 (1938-1940), in Bahá'í World (1942). [about]
  19. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 09 (1940-1944), in Bahá'í World (1945). [about]
  20. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 10 (1944-1946), in Bahá'í World (1948). [about]
  21. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 11 (1946-1950), in Bahá'í World (1952). [about]
  22. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 12 (1950-1954), in Bahá'í World (1956). [about]
  23. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 13 (1954-1963), in Bahá'í World (1970). Includes formatted, proofread version (of pp. 1-478 only). [about]
  24. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 14 (1963-1968), in Bahá'í World (1974). [about]
  25. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 15 (1968-1973), in Bahá'í World (1976). [about]
  26. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 16 (1973-1976), in Bahá'í World (1978). [about]
  27. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 17 (1976-1979), in Bahá'í World (1981). So far only a portion of this volume is available: the table of contents, and pages 1-48. [about]
  28. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 18 (1979-1983), in Bahá'í World (1986). [about]
  29. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 23 (1994-1995), in Bahá'í World (1996). [about]
  30. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 24 (1995-1996), in Bahá'í World (1997). [about]
  31. Bahá'u'lláh and the Fourth Estate, by Roger White, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Baha'u'llah's response to the martyrdom of seven Baha'is in Yazd in May, 1891, and his relationship with the media. [about]
  32. Baha'u'llah's passport, with translation, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). Baha'u'llah's passport at the time of His exile from Iran, 1853, with translation of text. [about]
  33. Bios of Mihraban Rustam Bulbulan and Kaushal Kishore Bhargava, by Dipchand Khianra, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). "One Kind Deed," a bio of Mihraban Rustam Bulbulan, and "Kaushal Kishore Bhargava: An Appreciation." [about]
  34. Computers in the Bahá'í Community through Ridván 1992, by Bryn Deamer and Steven Kolins, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1992). Historical overview of the use of computers in the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  35. Concept of Spirituality, The, by William S. Hatcher, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Widely-read ABS monograph, re-published in the Baha'i World. Includes chapters "The Nature of Man," "Process of Spiritual Growth," and "Collective Dimension of Spirituality." [about]
  36. Convention for the Election of the UHJ, and Completion of the Seat of the UHJ (1983), by Universal House of Justice, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Two documents from Baha'i World 18 part four section one, The World Order of Baha'u'llah: The Universal House of Justice: Fifth Int'l Convention for the Election of the UHJ, and Completion of Construction of the Seat of the UHJ. [about]
  37. Experiment in Race Relations, A, by Robert P. Powers, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 11 (1946-1950) (1952). An early program in race tolerance, preceding the Civil Rights movement, as described by a prominent Chief Law Enforcement Officer in early 20th-century California. [about]
  38. Fazel Mohammad Khan, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1999). The life of Fazel "Frank" Khan, an Australian Muslim convert to the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  39. Fiftieth Anniversary of the Passing of Bahiyyih Khanum, The Greatest Holy Leaf, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Includes compilations about Bahiyyih Khanum, a selection of her letters, the 50th anniversary commemoration (1982), a bibliography, and tributes by Ruhiyyih Khanum, Ali Nakhjavani, and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani. [about]
  40. Gregory, Louis G.: The Advancement of Racial Unity in America, by Harlan F. Ober, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1993). Short biography of an early African-American Baha'i. [about]
  41. Hands of the Cause of God, by Universal House of Justice and Lilian Ala'i, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Six documents from Baha'i World 18 part four section 2: The Hands of the Cause of God and their functions, their work and travels 1979-1983, Boards of Counsellors and the International Teaching Centre, and tributes by Lilian Ala'i and Ray Hudson. [about]
  42. Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah: A Reflection, by George Townshend, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 3 (1928-1930) (1930). Reflections on the meaning and significance of Baha'u'llah's Hidden Words. [about]
  43. Hoahania, Hamuel, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1999). Short biography of an early Pacific islander convert to the Baha'i Faith. [about]
  44. House of Abdu'llah Pasha, The, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Short history and restoration of a house associated with "some of the most dramatic and historically significant events of the Heroic Age of the Bahá'í Faith." [about]
  45. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). 95 biographies from Baha'i World 18. Includes detailed bios of H.M. Balyuzi, A.Q. Faizi, Robert Hayden, Bernard Leach, Stanwood Cobb, Rahmatu'llah Muhajir, Adelbert Muhlschlegel, Doris Holley, Paul Haney, Enoch Olinga, Muhammad Labib, etc. [about]
  46. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 16 (1973-1976) (1978). [about]
  47. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 14 (1963-1968) (1974). [about]
  48. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 13 (1954-1963) (1970). [about]
  49. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 15 (1968-1973) (1976). [about]
  50. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  51. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 4 (1930-1932) (1932). Ethel Rosenberg, Claudia Stuart Coles, Consul Albert Schwarz. [about]
  52. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 5 (1932-1934) (1936). Bahiyyih Khanum, Keith Ransom-Kehler, Agnes Parsons, Yusuf Khan-i-Vujdani, Arastu Khan Hakim, George Benke, Edwin Scott, Alice Barney, Lisbeth Kitzing. [about]
  53. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 6 (1934-1936) (1937). [about]
  54. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). [about]
  55. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  56. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 7 (1936-1938) (1939). [about]
  57. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 10 (1944-1946) (1948). [about]
  58. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 11 (1946-1950) (1952). [about]
  59. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, vol. 3 (1928-1930) (1930). Hippolyte Dreyfus Barney, Mirza Mahmud Zargani, William H. Randall. [about]
  60. In Memoriam, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 17 (1976-1979) (1981). So far, only the table of contents has been posted, for bibliographic purposes. [about]
  61. In Memoriam 1992-1997, in Bahá'í World (2010). The first In Memoriam supplement to Baha'i World after the journal converted to a shorter, annual format in 1992. [about]
  62. Indexes to Bahá'í World volumes: Obituaries, chronologies, contents, illustrations, in Bahá'í World (2013). Seven separate indexes for Bahá'í World, in PDF, Word, and Excel versions. [about]
  63. Institution of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkár, The, by Universal House of Justice and Horace Holley, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Five documents from Baha'i World 18 part four section 5: Institution of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, its spiritual significance, the temple on the Indian sub-continent, the Lotus of Bahapur, and the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkar of the Pacific Islands. [about]
  64. Introduction: Aims and Purposes of the Bahá'í Faith, by David Hofman, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Introduction to this Baha'i World volume. [about]
  65. Iranian Expatriates, Letter to, following 1979 Iranian Revolution, by Universal House of Justice, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Open letter of support and guidance to Iranians who had recently fled the Iranian Revolution. [about]
  66. J. E. Esslemont, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 1 (1925-1926) (1926). Esslemont's is the only biography or in memoriam in this first volume of Baha'i World. [about]
  67. Kitab-i-Aqdas: its place in Bahá'í literature, in Bahá'í World, 1992-1993 (1993). Offers a broad introduction to the Aqdas and its themes. [about]
  68. Life as Metaphor, by John S. Hatcher, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  69. Local Spiritual Assembly, The, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). The institution of the LSA, its significance, and its by-laws. [about]
  70. Localities where Bahá'ís live (United States, 1935), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 6 (1934-1936) (1937). [about]
  71. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1932), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 5 (1932-1934) (1934). [about]
  72. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1938), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). [about]
  73. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1940), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  74. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1944), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 10 (1944-1946) (1949). [about]
  75. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1946), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 11 (1946-1950) (1952). [about]
  76. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1956): detailed map, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  77. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1956): simplified map, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  78. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1963): The Bahá'í World Community, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 13 (1954-1963) (1970). [about]
  79. Map of Goals for the Ten Year World Crusade, by Shoghi Effendi, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). Shoghi Effendi's map of progress goals for the Ten Year World Crusade, 1953-1963. [about]
  80. Marriage certificates of The Bab and Baha'u'llah, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 5 (1932-1934) (1934). Marriage certificates of The Báb and Bahá'u'lláh. [about]
  81. May Ellis Maxwell, in Bahá'í World, I-XII (1925). Detailed biography, published in A Compendium of Volumes of the Baha'i World I-XII, 1925-1954; includes photo. [about]
  82. Memories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Ali M. Yazdi, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  83. National Spiritual Assembly, The, by Universal House of Justice and Horace Holley, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Includes Holley's brief overview of the nature of an NSA and the history of Bahá`í Temple Unity, NSA by-laws and a list of new NSAs as of 1980-1983. [about]
  84. Non-Political Character of the Bahá'í Faith, The: Excerpts from the Writings of Shoghi Effendi, by Shoghi Effendi, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Published as Section 6 of Baha'i World 18, preceding a section on "Relationship to Government." [about]
  85. Objectives and Tasks of Ten-Year Spiritual Global Crusade of the Bahá'í World Faith, by Shoghi Effendi, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  86. Oriental Words in Bahá'í Literature, Transliteration, and Pronunciation, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Guide to spelling and pronunciation of Arabic and Persian words encountered in Baha'i history and writings. [about]
  87. Orientation of Hope and Lessons in World Crisis, The, by Alain Locke, in Bahá'í World, vols. 5 and 9 (1936). Two essays meditating on the relevance of Baha'i principles to the period preceding and during the Second World War. [about]
  88. Overview of Bahá'í Social and Economic Development, by Holly Hanson, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 21 (1992-1993) (1993). Evolution of Bahá'í involvement in social and economic development, and some current projects. [about]
  89. Persecution of the Bahá'í Community of Iran: 1983-1986, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 19 (1983-1986) (1994). Lengthy survey of events, and life stories of participants. [about]
  90. Places named by ‘Abdu'l-Bahá in the Tablets of the Divine Plan, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 17 (1976-1979) (1981). Map of the regions of North America named in Tablets of the Divine Plan, likely based on a 1912 geography book. [about]
  91. Relationship to Government, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Three short sections: Loyalty to the government, the Baha'i view of pacifism, and the Guardian's instructions regarding military service. [about]
  92. Remembering Bernard Leach, by Trudi Scott, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  93. Roll of Honor Bahá'í World Crusade 1953-1963, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1998). A scroll listing the names of the Knights of Baha'u'llah. [about]
  94. Seven Valleys of Baha'u'llah: A Meditation, by George Townshend, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 7 (1936-1938) (1938). [about]
  95. Short Obligatory Prayer in Many Languages, in Bahá'í World (1981). Two documents: Short Obligatory Prayer in 501 languages (as published in Baha'i World), and in a collection of African languages. [about]
  96. Sydney Sprague: In Memoriam, by Willard P. Hatch, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  97. Tablet of Shikkar Shikan: Excerpt, by Bahá'u'lláh, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). [about]
  98. Tablet to Auguste Forel, by Abdu'l-Bahá, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 15 (1968-1973) (1976). [about]
  99. Teaching regions of the United States and Canada (1938), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 8 (1938-1940) (1942). [about]
  100. Teaching regions of the United States and Canada (1940), in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  101. Thelma Perks, by Graham Hassall, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1998). [about]
  102. Tribute to Bahíyyih Khánum, A, by Marjorie Morten, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 5 (1932-1934) (1934). Short bio of the daughter of Baha'u'llah, written by one of her close companions late in life. [about]
  103. Unity of Nations, The, by Stanwood Cobb, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 7 (1936-1938) (1938). A look six decades into the future (from 1938) to envision the Lesser Peace. [about]
  104. Verse, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Poems by Ruhiyyih Khanum, Giuseppe de Marco, Gilbert Robert, Martyn Burke, Audrey Marcus, Anneke Buys, Geoffrey Nash, Judith Partelow Provost, Adelbert Mühlschlegel, Larry Rowdon, Victor de Araujo, Shirin Sabri, Roger White, Bret Breneman, et al. [about]
  105. Virgin countries and territories opened during the first year of the 10 Year Crusade 1953-1954, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). [about]
  106. Virgin Territories Opened by the Knights of Baha'u'llah 1953-1990, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 20 (1986-1992) (1998). List of names and dates of pioneers and the NSAs responsible for opening territories. [about]
  107. Western Liberal Democracy as a New World Order?, by Michael Karlberg, in Bahá'í World, 2005-2006 (2007). [about]
  108. Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Baha: A Commentary, by David Hofman, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
  109. Writings of Baha'u'llah, The, by Abdu'l-Hamid Ishraq-Khavari, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 14 (1963-1968) (1974). Part of a commentary by the renowned scholar `Abdu'l-Hamid-i-Ishraq Khavari, adapted by Habib Tahirzadih, summarizing many of the early and often untranslated Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh. [about]

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