George Ronald Publisher

GEORGE RONALD PUBLISHER

Authentic, Accurate and Inspiring Books on the Bahá'í Faith

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Sarah Ann Ridgway

by Madeline Hellaby

Here is the story of a working class woman, a silk weaver, born in the middle of the 19th century into a family of cotton weavers, who embraced a religion little known in the West.

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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 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 in Their Midst

by Earl Redman

The heartwarming story of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journeys in the West and their effect on those who met Him, told in their own words.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remember the Rainbow

by Jackie Mehrabi

  Why, asked Hom, do I feel different from the animals? Because, said God, You ask the question ‘why?’   A book for all children who ask the question ‘why?’ 

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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 Covenant for Young People

by Enoch Tanyi

An explanation of the Covenant for children and those new to the Bahá'í Faith.

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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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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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The Shell and the Pearl

An Account of the Martrydom of 'Alí-Asghar of Yazd

by Roger White

The dramatic account of the martyrdom of 'Alí-Asghar of Yazd in 1891.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Cry from the Heart

The Bahá'ís in Iran

by William Sears

A poignant account of the horrifying persecution of the Iranian Bahá'ís.

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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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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 Poetry of Tahirih

by Amrollah Hemmat
and John Hatcher

A unique collection of the poetry of Táhirih: scholar, poet and the only woman Letter of the Living. Original Persian texts and annotated English translations set in their historical context and explained.

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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 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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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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Unveiling Hidden Words

The norms used by Shoghi Effendi in his translation

by Diana Malouf

A study of Shoghi Effendi's translation of Bahá'u'lláh's Hidden Words and a consideration of the Hidden Words as a literary work.

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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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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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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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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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