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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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Legacy of Courage

The Life of Ola Pawlowska, Knight of Bahá’u’lláh

by Suzanne Schuurman

The story of a remarkable life that began in the Austro-Hungarian Empire of Franz Joseph, spanned two World Wars, and played out on three continents.

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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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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 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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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 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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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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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, 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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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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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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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, 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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Percival the Piano

by Mary Perkins

Percival hasn't been played for years. Can Ben and Granny mend him before the Naw-Rúz party?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Valiant Horsemen of the Merciful

by Shirin Sabri
illustrated by Sue Podger

This book is the second in the series ‘Companions of the Crimson Ark’ which tells the dramatic stories of some of 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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Coronation on Carmel

The Story of the Shrine of the Báb
Volume II: 1922–1963

by Michael V. Day     

'This thrilling saga conveys the drama, excitement and challenges associated with the completion of the Shrine of the Báb.' ~ Dr Janet Khan

Continuing the thrilling story of the Shrine of the Báb, this volume covers the building of the superstructure of the ‘Queen of Carmel’. 

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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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Alcohol and Drug Abuse

A psychosocial and spiritual approach to prevention

by Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Why do people use drugs? What are drugs a substitute for? Who is most vulnerable to substance abuse? What is the solution?

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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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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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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 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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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

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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Divine Educators

by Farnaz Ma'súmián and Bijan Ma'súmián

Religious tolerance has emerged as a major issue in the early 21st century. This book provides scriptural and historical evidence for commonalities in the lives, characters, and teachings of the central figures of seven world religions.

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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 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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Sonata of Spirit

by Michael Fitzgerald

A new major collection of poems by Michael Fitzgerald, award-winning American poet. Fitzgerald’s work illuminates everyday experience as only poetry can, linking his spiritual orientation as a Bahá’í with the pleasures and pains of daily life, with the profound beauty found in nature, and with the hopeful, sometimes humorous, sometimes exasperating and often tragic journey of a planet struggling to become conscious of its oneness.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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