George Ronald Publisher

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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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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Negotiating Shadows

by Grace Growing Medicine E.R.

 Alcohol/drug addiction is a worldwide problem. But it is also a personal problem. Grace Growing Medicine E.R. knows: it was her problem. 

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The Apostle of Peace

A Survey of References to ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the Western Press
1871–1921

by Amín Egea

Read all about it! Apostle of Peace comes to town!

When 'Abdu'l-Bahá set sail from the Middle East in 1911 and again in 1912 to bring to the West the message of peace found in the teachings of His father, Bahá'u'lláh, His arrival was headline news in towns and cities across Europe and North America. 

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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master

 by George Townshend

A pen-picture of 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

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Servant of the Glory

The Life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

by Mary Perkins

A clear, straightforward and easily readable account of the life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. Companion to Hour of the Dawn and Day of Glory.

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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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A Feast of ABCs

by Gail Radley

An alphabetical approach to the Nineteen Day Feast, featuring children and their activities from around the world. Illustrated by Malcolm Lee.

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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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From Mountain to Mountain Stories about Baha'u'llah Book Cover

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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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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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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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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Coral and Pearls

Some Thoughts on the Art of Marriage

by Mehri Sefidvash

Reasons why marriages fail to thrive and practical suggestions for keeping our marriages vibrant, joyous and intact.

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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 Quest

Helping Our Children Find Meaning and Purpose

by Harlan Carl Scheffler

Drawing on 'Abdu'l-Baha's profound explanations in Some Answered Questions, Harlan Scheffler explores the relationship between the natural world and the non-material world, between science and religion, to propose a scheme of education that will help children find their way in a globalized world now awakening to its spiritual purpose.

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Foreigner

by Hussein Ahdieh and Hillary Chapman

From an Iranian village to New York City, and the lights that led the way.

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Visiting 'Abdu'l-Baha

Volume 1: The West Discovers the Master, 1897-1911

by Earl Redman 

Stories illustrating how ‘Abdu’l-Bahá taught and interacted with others.

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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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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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One Life One Memory

by  Rúhá Asdáq 

This vivid account of a young girl's pilgrimage to Haifa in 1914 includes delightful pen-portraits of 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Greatest Holy Leaf.

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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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The Wine of Astonishment

Revised Edition

by William Sears

The Wine of Astonishment demonstrates that in Bahá'u'lláh's teachings you will find the wisdom, love, guidance, and assurance for which the peoples of all religions have been waiting for such a long, long time.

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The Baha'i Religion

A Short Introduction to its History and Teachings

by Peter Smith

A straightforward, factual account of the rise of the latest of the world's religions.

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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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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 and the Baha'i Faith

An Introduction to the Bahá'í Faith for Muslims

by Moojan Momen

An easy-to-read view of the Bahá'í Faith from a Muslim perspective, based on Islamic prophecies and Sunni traditions.

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The Last Day

An Exploration of Humankind’s Spiritual History and Destiny
by Walied Jassat


Walied Jasset explores the prophecies of the end times found in the Qur’án, hadíth and other scriptures and looks beyond their literal meaning to the symbolic and profoundly spiritual.

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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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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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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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The Child of the Covenant

A Study Guide to the Will and Testament of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

by Adib Taherzadeh

A detailed study of this important 'Charter of Bahá'u'lláh's New World Order' using the principle of the relationship of various aspects of the Covenant to each subject mentioned by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in His Will and Testament.

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Collective Security within Reach

by Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing

The world cries out for new thinking and creativity. Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing answers that effective, just and comprehensive collective security are within the world's grasp.

*** Awarded the 2008 "Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in the Book Category" by the Association for Baha'i Studies. ***

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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.

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