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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Lua Getsinger

Herald of the Covenant

by Velda Metelmann

The voice of Lua Getsinger as heard through her diaries, letters and talks between 1898 and 1916.

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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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'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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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 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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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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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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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

    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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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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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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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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Basic Truths Series 1

God Is . . .; Why in the World . . .; Growing

by Bambi Betts

Simple-text books for children on Bahá'í concepts. The first three titles in one volume.

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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 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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Book 2: Daily Reflections and Stories for Children

Stories of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

by Munirih Hodge and Margo Styan

The second volume of this popular book provides more stories about ‘Abdu’l Bahá, additional passages from the scriptures and new paintings to enhance your children’s bedtime devotions.

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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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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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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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Spiritual Mothering

Toward an Ever-Advancing Civilization

Compiled and edited by Rene Knight-Weiler

Essays written by parents around the world on themes vital to every parent and parent-to-be, including ‘The Noble Job of Parenthood’, ‘Love and Nurturing’, ‘Becoming a Non‑Critical Parent’ and ‘Developing Spiritual Capacities’.

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From Behind All the Veils

By Susan Hansen

Illustrated by Susan Reed

From Behind All the Veils tells the story of Táhirih - poet, champion of education for girls and the emancipation of women, the first woman to believe in the Báb - written for children and beautifully illustrated by Susan Reed.

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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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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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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 Book Cover

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 Mission of Baha'u'llah

and other literary pieces

by George Townshend

A collection of essays, poems and meditations, the aspirations, and thoughts of one who was appointed a Hand of the Cause by the Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith.

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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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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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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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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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Divine Therapy

Pearls of Wisdom from the Bahá'í Writings

by Annamarie Honnold

Offers help for emotional and spiritual healing.

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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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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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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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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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