George Ronald Publisher

GEORGE RONALD PUBLISHER

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

Unsheathing the Sword of Wisdom Book Cover

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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Manijeh, Not Only a Change of Name Book Cover

Manijeh, Not Only a Change of Name

  by Manijeh Saatchi with the assistance of Fereshteh Hooshmand  

A story of love, belief and triumph, telling the story of the House of the Báb in Bushehr and its custodians for the first time.

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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master Book Cover

'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master

 by George Townshend

A pen-picture of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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The Apostle of Peace

A Survey of References to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the Western Press
1871–1921

by Amín Egea

Read all about it! Apostle of Peace comes to town!

When 'Abdu'l-Bahá set sail from the Middle East in 1911 and again in 1912 to bring to the West the message of peace found in the teachings of His father, Bahá'u'lláh, His arrival was headline news in towns and cities across Europe and North America. 

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The Apostle Of Peace Vol. 2 Book Cover

The Apostle Of Peace Vol. 2

The second volume of a fascinating collection of a few hundred of the over 2,200 press articles written about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá during His lifetime. Covering the period 1912 to 1921, this volume includes ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s last visit to Europe, His return to the Holy Land and His passing in November 1921. It details His contact in Europe and North America with suffragist organizations, the civil rights movement, Esperantists, the Theosophical Society and with various figures and organizations linked with the spiritualist and esoteric movements.

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The Primal Point

A selection of testimonials and tributes to the Báb and His followers

Compiled by Robert Weinberg

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The Bab Book Cover

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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Baha'u'llah, the Prince of Peace

A Portrait

by David Hofman

An absorbing account of the dramatic life of Bahá'u'lláh, set against the vast changes which have overtaken the world in the last century and a half and the great opportunity for world peace now at long last opening before the nations

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Day of Glory The Life of Baha'u'llah Book Cover

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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Robe of Light - The Persian Years of Baha'u'llah, 1817-1853 Book Cover

Robe of Light - The Persian Years of Baha'u'llah, 1817-1853

by David Ruhe

In this, the first of a three-volume biography on the Greatest Life of our times, Dr David Ruhe focuses on the early years of Bahá'u'lláh's life.

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Shoghi Effendi, Recollections Book Cover

Shoghi Effendi, Recollections

Recollections

by Ugo Giachery

The author of these recollections has written, not a biography, but his personal experiences of Shoghi Effendi (1896-1957), who, on the death of his Grandfather, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, found himself Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith.

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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 Vol 2 Book Cover

Shoghi Effendi Through The Pilgrim’s Eye Vol 2

by Earl Redman

The story, through the eyes of those who were there, of the Ten Year Crusade, including the tragic and untimely death of Shoghi Effendi in 1957 and the decision by the ‘Chief Stewards’ of the Faith, the Hands of the Cause of God, to carry forward the Guardian’s Plan to its successful conclusion and the establishment of the final piece in Bahá’u’lláh’s Administrative Order, the Universal House of Justice. 

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The Flute Player and the Lazy One Book Cover

The Flute Player and the Lazy One

by Gail Radley

A charming story for children set in the Middle East of long ago with numerous line drawings.

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Basic Truths Series 2

What's Fair . . .; When Nothing Goes Right; When I Pray

by Bambi Betts

Simple-text books for children on Bahá'í concepts. The second 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 Covenant for Young People Book Cover

The Covenant for Young People

by Enoch Tanyi

An explanation of the Covenant for children and those new to the Bahá'í Faith.

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The Most Mighty Branch

Stories from the Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

by Hitjo Garst

65 short stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá suitable for children’s classes, for children to read themselves and for reading aloud.

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Treasure Chest A Workbook about Baha'u'llah for 7-12 year olds Book Cover

Treasure Chest A Workbook about Baha'u'llah for 7-12 year olds

by Gail Radley
and Debbie Wilke

A workbook for children about the life of Bahá'u'lláh.

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Conversations Book Cover

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 Book Cover

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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Coral and Pearls Book Cover

Coral and Pearls

Some Thoughts on the Art of Marriage

by Mehri Sefidvash

Reasons why marriages fail to thrive and practical suggestions for keeping our marriages vibrant, joyous and intact.

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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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Ios and the King

By Gail Radley

Illustrated by Susan Reed

 ‘Abdu'l-Bahá recounted to Lua Getsinger, an early American Bahá'í, the age-old stories of Ios, a shepherd, and the king he loved. Each story portrayed the sort of love, loyalty and devotion we are meant to have for God.

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The Secrets of True Happiness Book Cover

The Secrets of True Happiness

by Farnaz, Bijan, and Adib Masumian 

What exactly do we mean by happiness? Is it attainable or only a wish? 
The authors make a convincing case that happiness is both real and attainable. 

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Alzheimer's Book Cover

Alzheimer's

Observations & Disclosures & Resolutions

by Harlan Carl Scheffler

Harlan Scheffler reflects on the implications of the spiritual reality upon which the physical world is based and on the need for science to acknowledge that reality in order to meet the challenge of Alzheimer's.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Book Cover

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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One Life One Memory Book Cover

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 Baha'i Religion Book Cover

The Baha'i Religion

A Short Introduction to its History and Teachings

by Peter Smith

A straightforward, factual account of the rise of the latest of the world's religions.

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The Wine of Astonishment

Revised Edition

by William Sears

The Wine of Astonishment demonstrates that in Bahá'u'lláh's teachings you will find the wisdom, love, guidance, and assurance for which the peoples of all religions have been waiting for such a long, long time.

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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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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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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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Mirror of the Divine - Art in the Baha'i World Community Book Cover

Mirror of the Divine - Art in the Baha'i World Community

by Ludwig Tuman
An essential resource for study of the core, universal concepts in the arts. This book derives from them Baha’i teachings a new, world-embracing and stimulating vision of the arts and their practice.

…key reading for spiritually-minded artists of all disciplines who are looking for a manifesto to guide their work.” ~ Arya Badiyan, writer, painter

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The Phoenix and the Ashes Book Cover

The Phoenix and the Ashes

The Bahá'í Faith and the Modern Apocalypse

by Geoffrey Nash

Essays draw on literature, philosophy and history to examine the question 'Where is humanity heading?'

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Sonata of Spirit

by Michael Fitzgerald

A new major collection of poems by Michael Fitzgerald, award-winning American poet. Fitzgerald’s work illuminates everyday experience as only poetry can, linking his spiritual orientation as a Bahá’í with the pleasures and pains of daily life, with the profound beauty found in nature, and with the hopeful, sometimes humorous, sometimes exasperating and often tragic journey of a planet struggling to become conscious of its oneness.

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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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Birds of the Heart Book Cover

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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Fire and Gold Book Cover

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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Divine Therapy

Pearls of Wisdom from the Bahá'í Writings

by Annamarie Honnold

Offers help for emotional and spiritual healing.

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Towards the Summit of Reality Book Cover

Towards the Summit of Reality

An introduction to Bahá’u’lláh’s Seven Valleys and Four Valleys

by Julio Savi

A major new study of these two important epistles, focusing on their historical, doctrinal and literary background and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

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Forces of Our Time

The Dynamics of Light and Darkness

by Hooper C. Dunbar

An examination of the processes that are creating a new, divine civilization and the negative forces that have risen to resist the divine purpose.

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Valiant Horsemen of the Merciful

by Shirin Sabri
illustrated by Sue Podger

This book is the second in the series ‘Companions of the Crimson Ark’ which tells the dramatic stories of some of 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 Book Cover

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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