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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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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Corinne True - Faithful Handmaid of 'Abdu'l-Baha

by Nathan Rutstein

Biography of the 'Mother of the Temple'.

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Milly

A Tribute to The Hand of the Cause of God Amelia E. Collins   by Abu’l-Qásim Faizí  

Abu’l-Qásim Faizí, has made no attempt to give a biographical history of Amelia Collins. But it is against the setting of her high rank and her distinction as a Bahá’í that this moving tribute to her, as Mr Faizí came to know her in Haifa, must be read.

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Faizi

by May Faizi-Moore

An intimate glimpse into the life of Hand of the Cause Abu’l-Qásim Faizi, whose wisdom, candour, service, vision, humour and charisma caused Bahá’ís everywhere to love him.

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The story of David and Esther Tanyi

‘Adam and Eve of the Bahá’í Faith in Cameroon’
by Enoch Tanyi

‘At the airport, while relatives dissolved in tears, the pioneers marched cheerfully to the plane.’

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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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Knight with a Briefcase

The Life of Knight of Bahá’u’lláh, Ezzat Zahrai

by Judith Kaye Logsdon-Dubois
A glimpse into the life of a modern-day knight – a businessman who brought the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh to what is now Zimbabwe for the very first time.

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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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Mahmud's Diary

The Diary of Mírzá Mahmúd-i-Zarqání

by Mohi Sobhani

The translation of the famous account of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey across America.

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'Abdu'l-Baha, The Centre of the Covenant

by Hasan Balyuzi

A comprehensive biography

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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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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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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

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 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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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

    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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Mírzá Mihdí: The Purest Branch

by Boris Handal

The dramatic story of Mirza Mihdi, the beloved son of Bahá'u'lláh, who fell from a skylight in the roof of the prison where he, his family and many other Bahá'ís were imprisoned, and who sacrificed his life that others might attain the presence of the Manifestation of God and, ultimately, bring about the unity of the world. 

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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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Visiting 'Abdu'l-Baha Vol 2

Volume 2: The Final Years, 1913–1921

by Earl Redman 

Concluding this inspiring set of books about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá as seen through the eyes of pilgrims and other visitors.

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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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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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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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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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Stories from Pioneer Post

by Thelma Batchelor

The stories of Bahá’ís, young and old, who arose with verve and passion to teach the Bahá’í Faith all around the world.

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Religion for Mankind

by Horace Holley

Selected essays from the various writings and talks of this eminent Bahá'í. Brilliant discussion of the Bahá'í Faith and current problems.

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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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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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Islam at the Crossroads

by Lameh Fananapazir

‘Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.’  Jeremiah

The crisis in Islam today and the solution offered by the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. 

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Commonalities

A Positive Look at Latter-day Saints from a Bahá’í Perspective

by Serge van Neck

How can Bahá’ís engage in meaningful dialogue with Mormons? This book provides an in-depth look at core Mormon beliefs and scriptures.

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The Imperishable Dominion

by Udo Schaefer

Taking stock of the traditions of modern European thought, from Marx, Nietzsche and the ‘death of God’ to the present day, and making extensive use of quotations and statistics, the author discusses some of the vital issues at the heart of this global upheaval.

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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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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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Prison Poems

by Mahvash Sabet
and Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Adapted from the original Persian by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

By a member of the Yaran, these poems testify to the courage and the despair, the misery and the hopes of thousands of Iranians struggling to survive conditions of extreme oppression.

Mahvash Sabet has been named as the PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage 2017.

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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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Reflections

Verses for Contemplation

by Akwasi O. Osei

Selections from the Bahá'í Writings.

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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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Towards the Summit of Reality

An introduction to Bahá’u’lláh’s Seven Valleys and Four Valleys

by Julio Savi

A major new study of these two important epistles, focusing on their historical, doctrinal and literary background and on Bahá’u’lláh’s revision of Sufi concepts in the light of the teachings of His new Revelation.

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Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization

by Aaron Emmel

What do human rights mean today? How we have arrived here? And where are human rights going? Aaron Emmel answers these questions based on his years of experience as a human rights advisor.

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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.

Out of print. Reprinting soon.

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Arising

A Year of Service Handbook for Volunteers

by Denali Knight Weiler

A practical, funny and inspirational handbook for everyone thinking about serving the Bahá’í Faith away from home.

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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.