This book explores religion in a totally new light and shows how “religion” and “science”, and “faith” and “reason,” are distinct but complementary ways of knowing, essential for a reasoned, creative, enlightened, and meaningful life.
This treatise is not a book of history. It is the text of an address about the greatness of the revelation of the Bab. It covers highlights of the life of the Bab as well as describing the fate of the persecutors of the Bab and His companions.
Originally published in 1985 in English and then updated in 1989 as “Alcohol and Drug Abuse: A Psychosocial and Spiritual Approach to Prevention”, this book takes account of the extensive research on addiction, alcoholism and drug abuse in the last twenty years.
This collection of short fiction is woven together by the theme that creation is driven by a pre-existing love of the creature and of the very act of creation itself. The stories in this volume were originally published in the United States and the United Kingdom in such magazines as Analog Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, Century, and Interzone.
This publication contains selections from the Baha’i Writings on the important concepts of suffering and scacrifice. It highlights selections on the purpose of suffering, the ways in which it contributes to our spiritual growth, the relationship between suffering and sacrifice and the promises and assurances found in the Baha’i Writings on the mystery and consequences of suffering and sacrifice.
Minimalism is the name given by Professor Hatcher to his method of applying modern relational logic retroactively to problems in classical philosophy such as the existence and nature of God. The answers obtained by a persistent application of this method are seen to coincide remarkably with the answers to these same questions found in the Sacred Scriptures of the Baha’i Faith.
Originally released as an e-book, this ground-breaking publication was the first ever Bahá’í e-book on the subject of Human Rights and is now available in print.
This bi-lingual collection of stories presents a unique treasure for members and friends of the Baha’i Faith who are interested in history of the Faith as well as the important art of storytelling. The accounts recorded in this volume have been carefully translated into English from the original Persian and Arabic.
This unique collection of poetry by, and in honor of, early and recent martyrs of the Bahá’í Faith in Persian and English includes a foreword by Hushmand Fatheazam, as well as extensive details pertaining to the Bahá’í concept of martyrdom, relevant cultural issues, excerpts from principal Bahá’í publications on the persecution of the Bahá’ís and details pertaining to some of the major events resulting in the martyrdom of Bahá’ís.
Wildfire is the product of the author’s experiences and reflections in the field with a great number of national communities and institutes, raising sensitive issues of the arts and artists in the present stage of our collective learning process and trying to find answers in the Writings and the authoritative Guidance of the Bahá’í Faith.
As a contribution to this process of reflection, the Association for Baha’i Studies Australia hosted a 50th anniversary conference on the theme “Human Rights, Faith and Culture”. It is a theme particularly pertinent to our period of history in which the inter-relationship between belief, culture and human rights is at issue in both positive and negative ways.
In April 1993, just before the end of the Holy Year commemorating the historic occasion of the centenary of the ascension of Baha’u’llah, Roger White passed away. The poetry of Roger White was part of an emergence of a Baha’i consciousness in world literature. His story and his poetry are briefly examined in this book
A compilation from the Bahá’i sacred Writings on the subject of the teaching and education of children.
A compilation from the Bahá’i sacred Writings on the subject of service.
In this creative book, Paul Lample discusses the influence of the human mind in shaping human reality. He identifies three vehicles for changing reality: the individual, the institutions and the community at large. He highlights the need for study and learning and places the Bahá’í Writings as the pivot around which learning and change can […]
This is an outstanding collection of facts about the teachings, history and principles of the Baha’i Faith. Published first in 1963, this book stems from experiences during the early days of mass acceptance of the Baha’i religion in India.
Prepared by a study group at the Bahá’í World Centre and originally published in Kenya, this book is a guide for Bahá’ís, especially youth, who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Bahá’í Faith and become teachers of the Faith. The book deals with the fundamental aspects of the Faith and serves as a foundation for other more detailed study resources.
A series of six books on teaching children, these electronic editions are based on the first South African editions publised by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of South Africa.
This volume contains a collection of prayers from The Báb, Bahá’u’lláh, and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá especially geared towards youth.