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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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Baha'i Lore

by David Piff

A sociological study exploring the content and function of unofficial lore in a religious community.

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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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Story of My Heart

by 'Alí-Akbar Furútan

Autobiography of the Hand of the Cause.

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God Loves Laughter

by William Sears

Hilarious autobiography of an American television star who found the answer to his boyhood dream.

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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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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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The Knights of Bahá’u’lláh

by Earl Redman

The amazing stories of the Knights of Bahá’u’lláh, whose indomitable spirit, courage and steadfastness brought the Bahá’í message to countries where it was previously unknown

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Sole Desire Serve Cause

An Odyssey of Bahá’í Service
Knights of Bahá’u’lláh Gale and Jameson Bond

by Don Brown

Memoirs of Jameson and Gale Bond, Knights of Bahá’u’lláh to Franklin in the Canadian Arctic

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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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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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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 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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The Primal Point

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

Compiled by Robert Weinberg

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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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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, 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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From Mountain to Mountain Stories about Baha'u'llah

by Hitjo Garst

Stories for children drawn from Bahá'í history.

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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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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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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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Baha'i Parenting Perspectives

by Negin and Nima Anvar

Focusing on the spiritual upbringing of children, 30 Bahá’í couples with over 300 years of collective parenting experience answer questions from their own perspective, using the Bahá’í writings as a guide.

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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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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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Baha'i Pilgrimage

by Denny Allen
and Lesley Taherzadeh

With over 350 illustrations in full colour, this stunning book offers a taste of what it is like to be a Bahá'í pilgrim to the World Centre of the Bahá'í Faith in the Holy Land. More than simply a photographic souvenir, it takes the reader on a guided pictorial journey bringing alive the history of the Holy Places and inviting meditation and reflection. An excellent gift choice.

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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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The Baha'i Communities of Iran, 1851-1921

Volume 1: The North of Iran
by Moojan Momen
The early history of all the Bahá'í communities of northern Iran, narrated here for the first time and drawn from original sources including manuscript histories, letters, family records and material previously published only in Persian.

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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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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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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 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 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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The Last War

Racism, Spirituality and the Future of Civilization

by M.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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Divine Therapy

Pearls of Wisdom from the Bahá'í Writings

by Annamarie Honnold

Offers help for emotional and spiritual healing.

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Reflections

Verses for Contemplation

by Akwasi O. Osei

Selections from the Bahá'í Writings.

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We are with you at all times...

Recognizing the Eternal Presence, Sovereignty & All-Knowingness of God

by Catharino James Elijio

We are with you at all times . . . brings together passages from the Bahá’í writings and other sacred texts on the themes of spiritual growth and service to the unity, well-being, peace and security of humanity.

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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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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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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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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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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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Immortal Heroines

Sarah, Asiyih, the Virgin Mary, Fatimih, Tahirih, Bahiyyih Khanum

by Jacqueline Mehrabi

Immortal Heroines is the story of six very special women who lived during the last four thousand years.

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