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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O My Brother!

by Madeline Hellaby

For William Hellaby, a Unitarian minister, acceptance of the Bahá'í Faith would bring loss of home and livelihood for a family with three young children. This thoughtful, challenging and touching account by Madeline Hellaby, relating how she and her husband investigated the Faith, is of interest not only to Christians but to anyone who is interested in the nature of moral decision-making.

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Lua Getsinger

Herald of the Covenant

by Velda Metelmann

The voice of Lua Getsinger as heard through her diaries, letters and talks between 1898 and 1916.

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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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Mahmud's Diary

The Diary of Mírzá Mahmúd-i-Zarqání

by Mohi Sobhani

The translation of the famous account of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey across America.

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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master

 by George Townshend

A pen-picture of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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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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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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Baha'u'llah, King of Glory

by Hasan Balyuzi

'These pages will relate the story of Bahá'u'lláh, as well as the story of the retrogression of a nation under the yoke of the Qájárs.'

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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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A Feast of ABCs

by Gail Radley

An alphabetical approach to the Nineteen Day Feast, featuring children and their activities from around the world. Illustrated by Malcolm Lee.

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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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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 Dragons of Ridvania

by Carol Handy

Dragons are ravaging the land, and it is up to the young Prince Kan to deal with them. In overcoming the dragons of Fear, Anger, Doubt and others, he learns about the qualities of character needed in a true citizen of the future land of Rizvania.

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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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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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Spiritual Mothering

Toward an Ever-Advancing Civilization

Compiled and edited by Rene Knight-Weiler

Essays written by parents around the world on themes vital to every parent and parent-to-be, including ‘The Noble Job of Parenthood’, ‘Love and Nurturing’, ‘Becoming a Non‑Critical Parent’ and ‘Developing Spiritual Capacities’.

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The Quest

Helping Our Children Find Meaning and Purpose

by Harlan Carl Scheffler

Drawing on 'Abdu'l-Baha's profound explanations in Some Answered Questions, Harlan Scheffler explores the relationship between the natural world and the non-material world, between science and religion, to propose a scheme of education that will help children find their way in a globalized world now awakening to its spiritual purpose.

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A Seed in Your Heart

The Life of Louise Mathew Gregory

by Janet Fleming Rose

The life of Louise Gregory has been overshadowed by that of her brilliant husband, Hand of the Cause Louis Gregory. This book redresses the balance, showing that during her long life Louise achieved much in her own right.

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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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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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Seeking Intimacy in a Diverse Community

by Phyllis K Peterson

How the Bahá’í community is learning to develop true intimacy through devotional meetings, reflection meetings and home visits and how it is learning to integrate not only the races but those who are outcast because of mental illness or physical disability.

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Religion for Mankind

by Horace Holley

Selected essays from the various writings and talks of this eminent Bahá'í. Brilliant discussion of the Bahá'í Faith and current problems.

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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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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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Divine Educators

by Farnaz Ma'súmián and Bijan Ma'súmián

Religious tolerance has emerged as a major issue in the early 21st century. This book provides scriptural and historical evidence for commonalities in the lives, characters, and teachings of the central figures of seven world religions.

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Islam and the Baha'i Faith

An Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith for Muslims

by Moojan Momen

An easy-to-read view of the Bahá'í Faith from a Muslim perspective, based on Islamic prophecies and Sunni traditions.

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The Imperishable Dominion

by Udo Schaefer

Taking stock of the traditions of modern European thought, from Marx, Nietzsche and the ‘death of God’ to the present day, and making extensive use of quotations and statistics, the author discusses some of the vital issues at the heart of this global upheaval.

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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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Divine Therapy

Pearls of Wisdom from the Bahá'í Writings

by Annamarie Honnold

Offers help for emotional and spiritual healing.

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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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Daybreak

Studying the Bahá'í Teachings Day by Day

by Christine Kurzius

Passages from the Bahá'í teachings answering questions often asked by young people.

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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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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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A Warm Place in My Heart

Young Voices on Faith

by Heather Cardin

Heather Cardin asked Bahá'í youth and young adults from around the world to share their thoughts about why they believed and why they were Bahá'ís.

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