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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Maxwells of Montreal Volume 1

Early Years 1870–1922

by Violette Nakhjavani

Beginning with their childhood years, this is the story of May Bolles and Sutherland Maxwell; their youth, their meeting and courtship in Paris; their marriage;their first pilgrimages; the birth of their daughter and the historic visit of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to their home in Montreal in 1912.

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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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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master

 by George Townshend

A pen-picture of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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Stories told by 'Abdu'l-Baha

by Amir Badiei

A collection of stories told by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to illustrate moral or spiritual issues.

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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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The Most Mighty Branch

Stories from the Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

by Hitjo Garst

65 short stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá suitable for children’s classes, for children to read themselves and for reading aloud.

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Lilly and Peggy

by Ronald Tomanio

The story of one little girl's love for her dog. Illustrated by Malcolm Lee.

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Book 3: Daily Reflections and Stories for Children

Stories of Bahá'u'lláh

by Munirih Hodge and Margo Styan

The third volume of this popular book provides stories about Bahá'u'lláh, passages from the scriptures and new paintings to enhance your children's bedtime devotions.

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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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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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The Brilliant Stars

The Bahá'í Faith and the education of Children

by T Rost

How to assist children to become world citizens.

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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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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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A Seed in Your Heart

The Life of Louise Mathew Gregory

by Janet Fleming Rose

The life of Louise Gregory has been overshadowed by that of her brilliant husband, Hand of the Cause Louis Gregory. This book redresses the balance, showing that during her long life Louise achieved much in her own right.

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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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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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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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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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On the Shoulders of Giants

by Craig Loehle

Science provides the facts and practical means to solve problems; the Bahá'í Faith provides the spiritual guidance, mental framework and will.

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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Warm Place in My Heart

Young Voices on Faith

by Heather Cardin

Heather Cardin asked Bahá'í youth and young adults from around the world to share their thoughts about why they believed and why they were Bahá'ís.

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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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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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