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the Baha'i Faith


An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith

1. Spiritual Teachings for the individual
2. The Family
3. Social Teachings
4. Global concerns
5. The Baha'i Community
6. Baha'i Laws
7. Theological Teachings
8. Baha'i History
9. The Baha'i World Today

Hinduism and the Baha'i Faith

1 Darshana
2 The Dharma
3 Moksha
4 Hindu Prophecies
5 The Social Teachings of Baha'u'llah
6 The Baha'i Community
7 Laws, Rituals and Festivals
8 Baha'i History

Provisional Translations and Non-Academic Articles on the Baha'i Faith

1. Traditional Societies and the Baha'i Faith
2. `Abdu'l-Baha's Commentary on the Islamic Tradition: "I Was A Hidden Treasure . . ."  -  A Provisional Translation
3. Is the Baha'i Faith a World Religion?
4. The Tablet of Unity (Lawh-i Ittihad) - A Provisional Translation
5. Mysticism and the Baha'i Community
6. `Abdu'l-Baha's Commentary on the Qur'anic Verses concerning the Overthrow of the Byzantines: the Stages of the Soul
7. Baha'i Spirituality
8. A Change of Culture
9. In All the Ways that Matter, Women Don't Count

Religious Studies and the Academic Study of the Baha'i Faith

1. Articles prepared for the Baha'i Encyclopedia

Ages and Cycles
Akhund, Haji (Haji Mulla `Ali-Akbar Shahmirzadi)
`Ali Bastami, Mulla
Amin, Haji Abu'l-Hasan
Badi` Khurasani
Baha'i Faith, Early Western Accounts of the
Baha'i Faith, Scholarship on the
Baha'i History (with Peter Smith)
Browne, Edward Granville
Buddhism and the Baha'i Faith
The Covenant
Esslemont, John E.
Gulpaygani,  Mirza Abu'l-Fadl
Iran (including Baha'i histories of the provinces of Iran)
Shi`i Islam and the Baha'i Faith
United Kingdom

2. The Baha'i Faith 1957-1988: A Survey of Contemporary Developments (with Peter Smith)
3. The Religious Background of the 1979 Revolution In Iran
4. The Baha'i Influence on The Reform Movements of The Islamic World in the 1860s And 1870s
5. The Cyprus Exiles
6. The Baha'i Community of Ashkhabad; Its Social Basis and Importance in Baha'i History
7. The Baha'i Community of Iran: Patterns of Exile and Problems of Communication
8. The Trial of Mulla `Ali Bastami: A Combined Sunni-Shi`i Fatwa against the Bab
9. A Study of the Meaning of the Word "al-Amr" in the Qur'an and in the Writings of Baha'u'llah
10. "The Babi and Baha'i community of Iran: a case of 'suspended genocide'?"
11. A Preliminary Survey of the Baha'i Community of Iran during the Nineteenth Century
12. Marginality and Apostasy in the Baha'i Community
13. Messianic Concealment and Theophanic Disclosure
14. The Baha'is and the Constitutional Revolution: The Case of Sari, Mazandaran, 1906-1913
15. Millennialism and Violence: The Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah of Iran by the Babis in 1852




Some Baha'i scriptures in Arabic

Website for the `Irfan Colloquia - for scholarly and academic articles about the Baha'i Faith

Website for the Baha'i Studies Review - for academic articles about the Baha'i Faith