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|1982 29 Dec
||The passing of Stanwood Cobb, (b. November 6 Newton, Massachusetts, 1881 – d. December 29, 1982) noted Bahá'í lecturer, educator and author at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the age of 101 after 75 years of service to the Cause.
His first exposure to the Faith was in 1906 at Green Acre where he attended a conference during his studies at Harvard Divinity School where he was preparing for the Unitarian ministry. [Wikipedia]
While serving as a college instructor in Constantinople, disguised as a Turk, he made a visit to 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Akka while He was still a prisoner. He met Him again in 1910 and while He was in Paris and the United States during His Western travels.
He was the author of some 30 books and numerous articles. Some of his publications can be found on Bahá'í Library.
He served as an editor of Star of the West until 1939 and was a co-editor of World Order.
He founded Avalon Press in 1935 through which he published his works. [Wikipedia]
One of his essays entitled The Continuity of Religion was first published in The Bahá’í World Volume VI, 1934-1936.
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- Ayesha of the Bosphorus: A Romance of Constantinople, by Stanwood Cobb (1915). A novella combining fiction with scenes from the lives of Abdu'l-Baha and the Baha'is in Haifa in the early 1900s. Includes introduction by Bei Dawud. [about]
- Cobb, Stanwood and Ida Nayan Whitlam: Bios and photos from "Find a Grave". Short biographies of Stanwood Cobb and his wife Ida. [about]
- Essential Mysticism, The, by Stanwood Cobb (1918). [about]
- In His Presence: Visits to 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Roy Wilhelm and Stanwood Cobb (1989). Re-publication of Wilhelm's Knock and It Shall Be Opened Unto You (1908), Cobb's Memories of 'Abdu'l-Baha (1962), and Coy's A Week in 'Abdu'l-Baha's Home (1921). Text missing quotation marks. [about]
- Islamic Contributions to Civilization, by Stanwood Cobb (1963). Overview of the many inventions and sciences which were developed by or transmitted by Islamic people and nations. [about]
- Memories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Stanwood Cobb (1962). [about]
- Security for a Failing World, by Stanwood Cobb (1934). An overview of the influence of religion on the
world and its relation to modern problems.
Bahá'í precepts are included in the text without
the work being a strictly introductory work on
the Bahá'í Faith. [from William P. Collins, Bibliography] [about]
- 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]
- What Stanwood Cobb Told Me about 'Abdu'l-Bahá, by Jack McLean (2007). Reflections on Cobb's life and his recollections of Abdu'l-Baha, partly based on two personal interviews. [about]