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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Bright Glass of the Heart

Elder Voices on Faith

compiled and edited by Heather Cardin


An inspiring collection of personal stories of elder Bahá’ís whose commitment and service laid the foundations of the Bahá’í Faith around the world.

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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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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

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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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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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Master

 by George Townshend

A pen-picture of '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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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 Primal Point

A selection of testimonials and tributes to the Báb and His followers

Compiled by Robert Weinberg

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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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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 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 Through the Pilgrim’s Eye

    Building the Administrative Order, 1922-1952

by Earl Redman

The life and work of the Guardian told through accounts by pilgrims and visitors as well as those who worked to assist him. 

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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 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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The Flute Player and the Lazy One

by Gail Radley

A charming story for children set in the Middle East of long ago with numerous line drawings.

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The Sunshine Tree

and other tales from around the world

by Wendy Heller

Children's stories from diverse countries and cultures that reflect universal themes appropriate to today's world.

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Book 4: Daily Reflections And Stories For Children

Stories of the Báb
Munirih Hodgeillustrated by Margo Styan
The fourth volume of this popular book provides stories about the Báb, passages from the scriptures and new paintings to enhance your children's bedtime devotions.

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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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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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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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Conscious Courtship

Finding Someone to Love for the Rest of Your Life

by Raymond Switzer

Want to get married? Raymond Switzer approaches the issues with understanding and humour, drawing both on Bahá’í teaching and professional experience as a psychologist.

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Ios and the King

By Gail Radley

Illustrated by Susan Reed

 ‘Abdu'l-Bahá recounted to Lua Getsinger, an early American Bahá'í, the age-old stories of Ios, a shepherd, and the king he loved. Each story portrayed the sort of love, loyalty and devotion we are meant to have for God.

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The Secrets of True Happiness

by Farnaz, Bijan, and Adib Masumian 

What exactly do we mean by happiness? Is it attainable or only a wish? 
The authors make a convincing case that happiness is both real and attainable. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fire and Gold

by Brian Kurzius

Quotations from the Bahá'í teachings on benefiting from tests and facing the challenges of life.

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We are with you at all times... Book Cover

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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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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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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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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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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