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GEORGE RONALD PUBLISHER

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

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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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Lidia

The Life of Lidia Zamenhof, Daughter of Esperanto

by Wendy Heller

Life of the daughter of the founder of Esperanto.

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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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 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 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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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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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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The Dragons of Rizvania

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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Book 4: Daily Reflections And Stories For Children

Stories of the Báb
Munirih Hodgeillustrated by Margo Styan
The fourth volume of this popular book provides stories about the Báb, passages from the scriptures and new paintings to enhance your children's bedtime devotions.

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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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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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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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Mindful Matrimony

Enriching Your Marriage for the Rest of your Lives

 

by Furugh and Raymond Switzer

What does a ‘mindful marriage’ look like? The new reality of marriage in this time of transition is a central theme of this book.

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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.

Available now from the UK
Not available in the US until January 2020

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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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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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Stories from Pioneer Post

by Thelma Batchelor

The stories of Bahá’ís, young and old, who arose with verve and passion to teach the Bahá’í Faith all around the world.

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The Great African Safari

The travels of Rúhíyyih Khánum in Africa, 1969-73

by Violette Nakhjavani

An eyewitness account of Amatu'l-Bahá Rúhíyyih Khánum's historic three-year journey crossing the African continent from north to south and from coast to coast.

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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

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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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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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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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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Manna from Heaven

From Divine Speech to Economic Science

by Dalton Garis

Is it legitimate to discuss religious and divine topics in terms and contexts normally reserved for purely scientific discussions? What is the relationship between economics and the teachings of the religions that have appeared in the Middle East? Why is it important to understand the difference between ideology and rational inquiry?

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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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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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The Dynamics of Growth

Scientific Principles at Work in the Worldwide Advancement of the Bahá’í Faith

by Jena Khadem Khodadad

At this time, as the Bahá’í world community is positioned for accelerated large-scale growth, this book focuses attention on those growth-enhancing elements which are implemented through the plans of the Bahá’í world directed by the world governing body of the Bahá’í Faith, the Universal House of Justice.

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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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Reflections

Verses for Contemplation

by Akwasi O. Osei

Selections from the Bahá'í Writings.

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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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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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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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