George Ronald Publisher

GEORGE RONALD PUBLISHER

Authentic, Accurate and Inspiring Books on the Bahá'í Faith

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Developing Genius

Getting the Most Out of Group Decision-Making

by John Kolstoe

Do you have problems you can't solve alone? Issues you need to tackle but don't quite see how? This book presents the answer: consultation!

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Maxwells of Montreal Volume 1

Early Years 1870–1922

by Violette Nakhjavani

Beginning with their childhood years, this is the story of May Bolles and Sutherland Maxwell; their youth, their meeting and courtship in Paris; their marriage;their first pilgrimages; the birth of their daughter and the historic visit of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to their home in Montreal in 1912.

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The Servant the General and Armageddon

by Derwent and Roderic Maude

The intriguing story of a battle that linked the lives of two men who shaped history in very different ways: General Allenby and 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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Servant of the Glory

The Life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

by Mary Perkins

A clear, straightforward and easily readable account of the life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. Companion to Hour of the Dawn and Day of Glory.

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'Abdu'l-Baha in Their Midst

by Earl Redman

The heartwarming story of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journeys in the West and their effect on those who met Him, told in their own words.

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Hour of the Dawn - The Life of the Bab

by Mary Perkins

The first book in Mary Perkins' trilogy on the lives of the Central Figures of the Bahá'í Faith.

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The Bab

by Hasan Balyuzi

A comprehensive biography of the Forerunner of the Bahá'í Faith by one of its foremost scholars.

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The Herald and His Heroes

Stories about the Báb
by Hitjo Garst 

Translated by Suzanne Gerstner, Olive McKinley, Janine van Rooij and Flor Spaans
With illustrations by Anja Shanmugampillai

The great religious drama told in an easy-to-read style.

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Stories of Baha'u'llah

by 'Alí-Akbar Furútan

An inspiring collection of remembrances told by a well-loved Hand of the Cause of God.

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Day of Glory The Life of Baha'u'llah

by Mary Perkins

Beginning with the childhood of Bahá'u'lláh, this clear, straightforward and easily readable sequel to Hour of the Dawn: The Life of the Báb looks briefly at the same period as its companion volume but focuses on the life of the person of Bahá'u'lláh, the Founder of the Bahá'í Faith.

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Baha'u'llah Shams-i-Haqiqat

by Hasan Balyuzi

The Persian edition of Bahá'u'lláh, the King of Glory, Mr Balyuzi's masterly and important work on the life of Bahá'u'lláh.

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Shoghi Effendi in Oxford

by Riaz Khadem

Drawing on the letters of Shoghi Effendi and Bahá'ís of the time and on the memoirs of Shoghi Effendi's fellow students at Balliol, the author provides a fascinating glimpse into this little known aspect of the life of Shoghi Effendi.

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Shoghi Effendi Through the Pilgrim’s Eye

    Building the Administrative Order, 1922-1952

by Earl Redman

The life and work of the Guardian told through accounts by pilgrims and visitors as well as those who worked to assist him. 

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Prelude to the Guardianship

by Riaz Khadem  

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’ís secretary and translator from 1918 to 1920, and then at Balliol College Oxford, the young Shoghi Effendi was being prepared to become the Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith.

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Basic Truths Series 3

I Agree; Wings of a Bird; When I Die

by Bambi Betts

Simple-text books for children on Bahá'í concepts. The third three titles in one volume.

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Basic Truths Series 1

God Is . . .; Why in the World . . .; Growing

by Bambi Betts

Simple-text books for children on Bahá'í concepts. The first three titles in one volume.

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The Naming of Femi's Brother

by Kiser Barnes

Femi's baby brother gets a special name in the traditional Yoruba naming ceremony.

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Book 2: Daily Reflections and Stories for Children

Stories of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

by Munirih Hodge and Margo Styan

The second volume of this popular book provides more stories about ‘Abdu’l Bahá, additional passages from the scriptures and new paintings to enhance your children’s bedtime devotions.

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Daily Reflections and Stories for Children Book 1: Stories of 'Abdu'l-Baha

by Munirih Hodge
and Margo Styan

A short passage from the Bahá’í writings, a simple story and a beautiful painting for each of 19 days promote in children a love for reading daily from the scriptures and enable them to learn from the example of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.

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Thoughts

Education for Peace and One World

by Irene Taafaki

Quotations from the sacred scriptures of the world, stories, questions and activities.

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Conversations

by John Hatcher

Hasan comes to live in the Holy Land in 1914 as the orphaned son of martyred Bahá'ís.

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The Spirit Within Club

by Sahar Sabati

When ten-year-old friends set up an after-school club so they can hang out together more often, they don't expect to be able to solve their problems at school. But when they tap into the spirit within them, they and their friends discover that they have the power to make the world a better place.

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Call Me Ridvan

by Wendi Momen

This is the story of how one young Bahá'í finds out how to cope with the problems of being different - and how he learns something about himself and his religion at the same time.

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Memories of Nine Years in Akka

by Youness Afroukhteh
Translated from the original Persian by Riaz Masrour

The English translation of the diaries and memoirs of the man who served for nine years in the household of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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Mírzá Mihdí: The Purest Branch

by Boris Handal

The dramatic story of Mirza Mihdi, the beloved son of Bahá'u'lláh, who fell from a skylight in the roof of the prison where he, his family and many other Bahá'ís were imprisoned, and who sacrificed his life that others might attain the presence of the Manifestation of God and, ultimately, bring about the unity of the world. 

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The Brilliant Stars

The Bahá'í Faith and the education of Children

by T Rost

How to assist children to become world citizens.

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Foreigner

by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman

From an Iranian village to New York City, and the lights that led the way.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse

A psychosocial and spiritual approach to prevention

by Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Why do people use drugs? What are drugs a substitute for? Who is most vulnerable to substance abuse? What is the solution?

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Getting Old

Harlan Carl Scheffler, 92, takes a humorous look at what it is like to get old, then older, and move into a care facility. He reflects on what happens to us as we face idle times and experience the need for special care. And he wonders, ‘What happens next? Is life immortal?’

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One Life One Memory

by  Rúhá Asdáq 

This vivid account of a young girl's pilgrimage to Haifa in 1914 includes delightful pen-portraits of 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Greatest Holy Leaf.

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The Babi and Baha'i Religions

From Messianic Shí'ism to a World Religion

by Peter Smith

The rise of the Bahá'í Faith considering sociological factors and historical concerns.

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Firesides

by Catherine Samimi

Here is some practical, down-to-earth and often humorous advice from one who's been there - both before and after becoming a Bahá'í - and much more!

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A Sudden Music

by Roger White

A novella, deftly blending fact and fiction, set against a background of the Bahá'ís in the Paris of 1909-11.

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Rebekah's Well

by Trish Wilkinson

The lives of women and men mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the Qur'án as well as those from Bahá'í history, recounted in the story-telling tradition.

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The Way Out of the Dead End

A Plea for Peace

by Huschmand Sabet

Peace cannot be attained through minimal demands for short-term solutions to the problems of disarmament alone, but only through a general solution: 'The world is but one country and mankind its citizens.'

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The Mission of Baha'u'llah

and other literary pieces

by George Townshend

A collection of essays, poems and meditations, the aspirations, and thoughts of one who was appointed a Hand of the Cause by the Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith.

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The Poetry of Tahirih

by Amrollah Hemmat
and John Hatcher

A unique collection of the poetry of Táhirih: scholar, poet and the only woman Letter of the Living. Original Persian texts and annotated English translations set in their historical context and explained.

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Prison Poems

by Mahvash Sabet
and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Adapted from the original Persian by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

By a member of the Yaran, these poems testify to the courage and the despair, the misery and the hopes of thousands of Iranians struggling to survive conditions of extreme oppression.

Mahvash Sabet has been named as the PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage 2017.

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The Last War

Racism, Spirituality and the Future of Civilization

by Mark L Perry

Mark Perry surveys the historical roots of racism and the despiritualization of society, back from the modern day to their primitive, prehistoric past. Holding out a vision provided by Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, he explains how humanity can lay the groundwork for a new civilization.

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The Eco Principle

Ecology and Economics in Symbiosis

by Arthur Dahl

A correlation between science and religion, showing that the rules that govern the life of organic systems also govern social systems. This book is a co-publication between Zed Books and George Ronald.

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Special Offer For March - Unsheathing The Sword Of Wisdom

Reflections on Human Rights and Terrorism

by Julio Savi

This survey of human rights issues summarizes the many proposals made by the Bahá’í International Community concerning the human rights system, whose enforcement could assist in improving the application of human rights throughout the world, and thus in solving the complex question of terrorism.

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Fire and Gold

by Brian Kurzius

Quotations from the Bahá'í teachings on benefiting from tests and facing the challenges of life.

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Birds of the Heart

by Galya Gunderson

A selection of verses centred on the fundamental principles of the Bahá'í Faith.

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Reflections

Verses for Contemplation

by Akwasi O. Osei

Selections from the Bahá'í Writings.

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Steadfastness in the Covenant

Responding to Tests and Tribulations

by Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Bahá’ís are encouraged to study the Covenant and to acquire steadfastness in it. But what are the requirements of faithfulness to the Covenant?

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Immortal Heroines

Sarah, Asiyih, the Virgin Mary, Fatimih, Tahirih, Bahiyyih Khanum

by Jacqueline Mehrabi

Immortal Heroines is the story of six very special women who lived during the last four thousand years.

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Companions of the Crimson Arc

by Shirin Sabri

illustrated by Sue Podger

This book is the first in the series Companions of the Crimson Ark which tells the dramatic stories of some of the women and men, young and old, who, in the time of Bahá’u’lláh and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, entered the Cause of God and, despite many difficulties and hardships, served it until the end of their lives.

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Your True Brother

by Robert Weinberg

Eight letters from the Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith to Bahá'ís passing through their adolescent years, trying to discover their talents and potential.

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