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 Vol. 2

Middle Years 1923–1937

Late Years 1937–1952

by Violette Nakhjavani and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Completing the story of the Maxwells, including the pilgrimages of May and Mary Maxwell in the early years of the Guardian's ministry; their contributions to the advancement of the Bahá'í Faith in Canada, the United States, France and Germany; the marriage of Mary Maxwell to Shoghi Effendi; and Sutherland Maxwell's crowning achievement as architect of the Shrine of the Báb.

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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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'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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 Horse of the Moonlight

The Horse of the Moonlight takes Tim to a stable where he meets three old horses who each tell him their tales: the Red Roan who carried Bahá'u'lláh from Baghdad to the shores of the Black Sea, the Wild Stallion ridden by the Báb and the steed of Mulla Husayn.

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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 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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Conscious Courtship

Finding Someone to Love for the Rest of Your Life

by Raymond Switzer

Want to get married? Raymond Switzer approaches the issues with understanding and humour, drawing both on Bahá’í teaching and professional experience as a psychologist.

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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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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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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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Against Incredible Odds

Life of a 20th Century Iranian Bahá’í Family

by Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani

The story of one family from the Iranian town of Nayríz whose life has spanned the whole history of the Bahá’í Faith, from its earliest days to the present. Their story is the story of the Bahá’í Cause itself.

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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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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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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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Islam at the Crossroads

by Lameh Fananapazir

‘Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.’  Jeremiah

The crisis in Islam today and the solution offered by the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unveiling Hidden Words

The norms used by Shoghi Effendi in his translation

by Diana Malouf

A study of Shoghi Effendi's translation of Bahá'u'lláh's Hidden Words and a consideration of the Hidden Words as a literary work.

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Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization

by Aaron Emmel

What do human rights mean today? How we have arrived here? And where are human rights going? Aaron Emmel answers these questions based on his years of experience as a human rights advisor.

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On the Front Lines

by Aaron Emmel
and Heather Brandon

True-life stories and interviews touching on concerns of youth the world over.

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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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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.