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Documents published in Studies in Babi and Baha'i History / Babi and Baha'i Religions

  1. A History of the Kenosha Bahá'í Community 1897-1980, by Roger Dahl, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). Overview of the long history of the Bahá'ís of Kenosha, Wisconsin, visited by Abdul-Baha in 1912. [about]
  2. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Response to Darwinism: Its Historical and Philosophical Context, by Keven Brown, in Evolution and Bahá'í Belief, Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, vol. 12 (2001). Editor's foreword to the collection of articles Evolution and Baha'i Belief. [about]
  3. Babi Movement, The: A Resource Mobilization Perspective, by Peter Smith and Moojan Momen, in In Iran: Studies in Babi and Bahá'í History vol. 3, ed. Peter Smith (1986). Babism from a sociological standpoint, esp. the place of the Babis in their contemporary cultural and economic classes. [about]
  4. Bahá'í Communities in the West, 1897-1992, by Richard Hollinger, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). Sociological survey of major trends in the American Bahá'í community from the nineteenth century to the present — a broad framework in which the history of local communities can be understood. [about]
  5. Bahá'í Faith in Kansas 1897-1947, The, by Duane L. Herrmann, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, vol. 6 (1992). An introduction to the first half century of the Kansas Baha'i community, with unique insight into their patterns of growth and inactivity. [about]
  6. Baha'i Principle of Religious Unity and the Challenge of Radical Pluralism, by Dann J. May, in Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspectives on a Bahá'í Theology, Studies in the Babi and Baha'i Religions (1993). A shorter version of this thesis is published in Revisioning the Sacred as "The Bahá'í Principle of Religious Unity: A Dynamic Perspectivism." [about]
  7. Bahá'ís in the West, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, volume 14 (2004). Essays and illustrations on the beginnings of the Faith in Australia and New Zealand, Denmark, Hungary, and the United States. [about]
  8. Bahá'ís of Baltimore, 1898-1990, The, by Deborah Clark, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). The story of the Bahá'ís in the Baltimore area, who also hosted Abdul-Baha during his travels in America. [about]
  9. Church and State: A Postmodern Theology, Book One, by Sen McGlinn, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, 19 (2005). Review of Bahá'í literature and of the scriptures of Christianity and Islam show that the separation of state from religion is a universal ideal. Excerpt from a lengthy book; includes Contents, Foreword, and Introduction. [about]
  10. Community Histories, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). Essay on the diversity of Western Baha'i communities, followed by six histories of selected local communities in the United States, Britain, and Canada. [about]
  11. Development and Decline of an Early Bahá'í Community: Saint John, N.B., 1910-1925 , by Will C. van den Hoonaard, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). The brief early history of the Saint John Baha'is. Established in 1910, the Baha'i community struggled in the hostile environment of New Brunswick. In 1925 the community disappeared, to be reestablished only in recent times. [about]
  12. Development and Influence of the Bahá'í Administrative Order in Great Britain, 1914-1950, by Phillip Smith, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). Overview of this history: the early years; the Baha'i councils; the guardianship of Shoghi Effendi; problems and difficulties; resurgence; establishing the Faith; spreading the Faith. [about]
  13. Education of women and socio-economic development, by Geeta Gandhi Kingdon, in Reason and Revelation: Studies in the Babi and Baha'i Religions, volume 13 (2002). The findings of recent research on the social and the economic benefits of female education, which provides insights as to why Bahá'u'lláh stressed its importance. [about]
  14. Episode in the Childhood of the Bab, An, by Stephen Lambden, in In Iran: Studies in Babi and Bahá'í History vol. 3, ed. Peter Smith (1986). Parallels legends of the Bab's early childhood with those of Jesus. [about]
  15. Evolution and Bahá'í Belief: 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Response to Nineteenth-Century Darwinism, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 12 (2001). Includes Eberhard von Kitzing's "Origin of Complex Order in Biology: `Abdu'l-Bahá's concept of the originality of species compared to concepts in modern biology." [about]
  16. From Iran East and West, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, 2 (1984). [about]
  17. Hierarchy Authority and Eschatology in Early Babi Thought, by Denis MacEoin, in In Iran: Studies in Babi and Bahá'í History vol. 3, ed. Peter Smith (1986). Evolution of the Bab's theology and prophetology. [about]
  18. History of the Sacramento Bahá'í Community, 1912-1991, A, by Peggy Caton, in Community Histories: Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, Volume 6 (1992). History of the Bahá'í community of Sacramento, including a detailed account of Abdul-Baha's visit to California, and the later rapid expansion of the community during the 1960s and 1970s. [about]
  19. In Iran, in Studies in Bábí and Bahá'í History, Volume 3 (1986). [about]
  20. Modernity and the Millennium: The Genesis of the Bahá'í Faith in the Nineteenth-century Middle East [introduction only], by Juan Cole, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions (1998). Introduction and first 4 pages of Chapter One. [about]
  21. Music, Devotions, and Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, by R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram, in Studies in Babi and Bahá'í History, volume 4 (1987). An in-depth examination of the development of music and hymns within American Baha'i devotional life, some history of the Chicago community, and the architecture and construction of the Wilmette temple. Includes sheet music and design plans. [about]
  22. Reality Magazine: Editorship and Ownership of an American Bahá'í Periodical, by Peter Smith, in From Iran East and West: Studies in Babi and Bahá'í History, vol. 2 (1984). Development and eventual demise of an independent publication from the early years of the Faith in America. [about]
  23. Reason and Revelation: New Directions in Bahá'í Thought, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, 13 (2002). Selected articles published earlier in Baha'i Studies Review. [about]
  24. Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspectives on a Bahá'í Theology, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, 8 (1997). [about]
  25. Search for Values: Ethics in Bahá'í Thought, in Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, volume 15 (2004). This book is a first attempt by several Bahá'í scholars to come to terms with the implications of a Bahá'í system of ethics in modern life, from the university to the family. [about]
  26. Unique Eschatological Interface, A: Baha'u'llah and Cross-Cultural Messianism, by Christopher Buck, in In Iran: Studies in Babi and Baha'i History vol. 3, ed. Peter Smith (1986). Tracing themes of messianism through the Occidental religions. [about]

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