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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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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Corinne True - Faithful Handmaid of 'Abdu'l-Baha

by Nathan Rutstein

Biography of the 'Mother of the Temple'.

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George Townshend, A Life

by David Hofman

The biography of the sometime Canon of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin and Archdeacon of Clonfert who renounced his orders to proclaim the Faith of Bahá'u'lláh.

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Lights of Fortitude

by Barron Harper

A unique collection of pen portraits of each of the 50 Hands of the Cause of God, the ‘Chief Stewards of Bahá’u’lláh’s embryonic World Commonwealth’.

 
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Legacy of Courage

The Life of Ola Pawlowska, Knight of Bahá’u’lláh

by Suzanne Schuurman

The story of a remarkable life that began in the Austro-Hungarian Empire of Franz Joseph, spanned two World Wars, and played out on three continents.

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Knight with a Briefcase

The Life of Knight of Bahá’u’lláh, Ezzat Zahrai

by Judith Kaye Logsdon-Dubois
A glimpse into the life of a modern-day knight – a businessman who brought the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh to what is now Zimbabwe for the very first time.

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Of Wars and Worship

The extraordinary story of Gertrude and Alvin Blum

by Keithie Saunders and Prue Rushton

From Kiev to New York to Little Rock to Guadalcanal – one couple’s courageous journey to promote the unity of mankind.

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Vignettes from the Life of Abdu'l-Baha

by Annamarie Honnold

A unique collection of stories, sayings and comments, providing a special insight into the life, character and station of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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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 Servant the General and Armageddon Book Cover

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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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

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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From Behind All the Veils

By Susan Hansen

Illustrated by Susan Reed

From Behind All the Veils tells the story of Táhirih - poet, champion of education for girls and the emancipation of women, the first woman to believe in the Báb - written for children and beautifully illustrated by Susan Reed.

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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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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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From Mountain to Mountain Stories about Baha'u'llah Book Cover

From Mountain to Mountain Stories about Baha'u'llah

by Hitjo Garst

Stories for children drawn from Bahá'í history.

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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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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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Lighting the Western Sky

The Hearst Pilgrimage & Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West

by Kathryn Jewett Hogenson

Never before told in its entirety – the story of the first pilgrimage of Western Bahá’ís to the Holy Land.

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Bahá’u’lláh, the West, and  the Birth of Modernity Book Cover

Bahá’u’lláh, the West, and the Birth of Modernity

An Essay on the Awakening of Humanity

by Stephen Beebe

From the French Revolution to the 21st century, from the Tablets to the Kings to the institute process, this book offers a perspective on the significance of Bahá’u’lláh’s Revelation for the spiritual empowerment of the masses as protagonists of their own advancement.

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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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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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Convergence: Cities, Spirituality and the Future of Civilization Book Cover

Convergence: Cities, Spirituality and the Future of Civilization

by M.L.Perry

A wide-ranging exploration of how the elements of an ever-advancing civilization might unfold in the life of a city and the planet in the coming decades. Using as guiding principles some of the verses of Bahá’u’lláh, the author looks at how spirituality and the developing science of sustainability might converge to produce communities that are moderate, local but interconnected globally,  technologically- and spiritually-based, progressive and sustainable, and great places to live.

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Visiting 'Abdu'l-Baha Vol 2

Volume 2: The Final Years, 1913–1921

by Earl Redman 

Concluding this inspiring set of books about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá as seen through the eyes of pilgrims and other visitors.

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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

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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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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Years of Silence

The Bahá'ís in the USSR 1938-1946

by Asadu'llah Alizad

This is the dramatic, often harrowing, yet little-known, story of the imprisonment, torture and exile to Siberia of Russian Bahá'ís during the years of the Second World War.

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From Vision to Victory

Thirty Years of the Universal House of Justice

by Eunice Braun

An overview of the development of the world-wide Bahá'í community from 1963 to 1993.

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Thief in the Night

The Case of the Missing Millennium

by William Sears

The story of Bahá'u'lláh as the most important detective story of our time - gripping!

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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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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 Last Day

An Exploration of Humankind’s Spiritual History and Destiny
by Walied Jassat


Walied Jasset explores the prophecies of the end times found in the Qur’án, hadíth and other scriptures and looks beyond their literal meaning to the symbolic and profoundly spiritual.

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Commonalities

A Positive Look at Latter-day Saints from a Bahá’í Perspective

by Serge van Neck

How can Bahá’ís engage in meaningful dialogue with Mormons? This book provides an in-depth look at core Mormon beliefs and scriptures.

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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 Book Cover

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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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 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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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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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

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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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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Collective Security within Reach

by Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing

The world cries out for new thinking and creativity. Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing answers that effective, just and comprehensive collective security are within the world's grasp.

*** Awarded the 2008 "Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in the Book Category" by the Association for Baha'i Studies. ***

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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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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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Arising

A Year of Service Handbook for Volunteers

by Denali Knight Weiler

A practical, funny and inspirational handbook for everyone thinking about serving the Bahá’í Faith away from home.

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