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Old 04-06-2012, 07:48 PM   #41
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New title: "Abdul-Baha in America" Robert Stockman

"Abdu'l-Baha in America"

by Robert Stockman


Product Code: ABAT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-97-1
Other ISBN: 1931847975
Size: 6" X 9" Inches
Price: $18.00



‘Abdu’l-Bahá in America is the account of the journey of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, eldest son of Bahá’u’lláh and appointed head of the Bahá’í Faith after his father’s passing, across much of the United States in 1912. His exhausting yet exhilarating 239-day trek from coast to coast took him to fifty cities and towns, where he delivered up to four talks a day—about four hundred total—to approximately ninety-three thousand people on Bahá’u’lláh’s message of the oneness of humanity and the principles of universal peace. This historic visit to the United States planted the seeds that would take root and germinate into the present-day American Bahá’í community.

Abdu'l-Baha in America
 
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:19 AM   #42
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New books..

A Way Out of the Trap:
A Ten-Step Program for


Nathan Rutstein

Spiritual GrowthNo matter what your faith, this easy-to-follow guide provides a plan for readers to find the faith, hope, and spiritual sustenance needed to break out of the trap of hopelessness, and thereby reconnect with God and live more a fulfilling life. The book also serves as a practical guide to understanding the purpose of life and how to live it.


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The Ascent of Society: The Social Imperative in Personal Salvation
John S. Hatcher


The Ascent of Society: The Social
Imperative in Personal Salvation

The author, a widely published poet and distinguished lecturer, maintains that personal spiritual growth, which he calls an "ever-expanding sense of self," can develop only in tandem with social relationships. He focuses on the Baha’i belief that human history is a divinely guided process in which spiritual principles are gradually and progressively expressed in social institutions. Spiritual transformation, he maintains, is closely tied to progress of society as a whole.

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Religion on the Healing Edge: What Baha’is Believe

Frank Stetzer


Religion on the Healing Edge:
What Baha’is BelieveBaha’is are out to change the world, and Frank Stetzer shows how in his introduction to the Faith. Challenging readers to view religion, civilization and spirituality in a new way, Stetzer details the Baha’i Faith’s vision to establish a new global civilization based on the recognition of the oneness of humanity.



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Old 04-10-2012, 05:43 PM   #43
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"A Celestial Burning, a Selective Study.."

Baha'i Publishing Trust India is offering:

A Celestial Burning
A selective study of the writings of
Shoghi Effendi


by J.A. McLean

This is an extensive study of Shoghi Effendi, the
Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith, both as a divine
interpreter of the Writings of the Faith and also as
a writer. The book covers comprehensively five
core-works of Shoghi Effendi containing valuable
guidance he left for the shaping up of a new world
order.

ISBN : 81-7896-076-0
Price : $ 30.00
Size : 15x23 cm
Pages : 640

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Old 04-20-2012, 11:20 AM   #44
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Thumbs up Books about Baha'u'llah from Kalimat Press:

The following books have been out there for awhile but they are still good! and from Kalimat Press:

MOMENTS WITH BAHÁ'U'LLÁH:

Memoirs of the Hand of the Cause of God Tarázu'lláh Samandarí

Translated by Mehdi Samandarí and Marzieh Gail

The Hand of the Cause Tarázu'lláh Samandarí, while he was still a teenager, undertook his first pilgrimage--having many occasions to come into the presence of Bahá'u'lláh. He afterwards recounted the stories of this pilgrimage hundreds of times, to the delight and astonishment of believers around the world. Here, for the first time, his stories are presented in written form.

Mr. Samandarí was in the Holy Land during the last months of Bahá'u'lláh's life. He was present during the revelation of Tablets and verses. He accompanied Bahá'u'lláh on visits to the Garden of Ridván, and he was present at the time of Bahá'u'lláh's ascension. Discover these and other sweet and bitter stories in this charming and inspirational book. Illustrated.

Retail price: $14.95, cloth (94-4)



MY MEMORIES OF BAHÁ'U'LLÁH

By Ustád Muhammad-'Alíy-i Salmání, the Barber; Translated by Marzieh Gail


When Bahá'u'lláh was banished from Baghdad in 1863, a few steadfast companions were chosen to accompany Him in this new exile. Among these was Ustád Muhammad-'Alíy-i Salmání, who served as his barber. In this short memoir Salmání tells his story and gives us a precious and intimate glimpse of the beginnings of the Bahá'í Faith.

He begins with his early conversion to the Bábí Faith in Isfahan, his persecution in that city, and his discovery of Bahá'u'lláh in Baghdad. He tells us of the march from Baghdad to Istanbul, and of the life of the exiles in the Ottoman capital. He recounts the story of the further banishment to Edirne (Adrianople), and the troubles experienced there. Sent to Istanbul by his Lord, Salmání was arrested and returned to Iran in chains. But his love for Bahá'u'lláh could not be contained. He immediately made his way on foot to 'Akká to share the imprisonment there.

Salmání was a rough and simple man. His memories of life with Bahá'u'lláh wander from episode to episode, and should be understood to be nothing more than his own fascinating pilgrim notes. Together they give us a powerful appreciation of his devotion to his Beloved. The selection of the barber's poems, translated at the end of the book, allows us to experience something of the joy of nearness that he knew.


Retail price: $16.95, paperback (14-2)


MOMENTS WITH BAH'U'LLH: Memoirs of the Hand of the Cause of God Tarzu'llh Samandar
 
Old 07-14-2012, 07:19 PM   #45
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"First Prayers for Tender Hearts"

First Prayers for Tender Plants
Artist: Charity Hofert
Product Code: FPTP
ISBN: 978-0-87743-715-4
Size: 9.25" X 9.25" Inches
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Price: $9.95

These three Bahá'í prayers are an excellent companion for those starting their spiritual journey. The devotional artwork on each page will aid visual learners with memorization, and will inspire everyone's heart, mind, and spirit.


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Old 07-26-2012, 07:11 PM   #46
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Zunuzi - A Love Story (Poetry)

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Mehrabhkani, Rouhollah Language: English , Spanish , Persian

Zunuzi - A Love Story

The present volume of Zunúzí, A Love Story is the account of the life of Mírzá Muhammad ‘Alíy-i-Zunúzí, known as Anís


Pages: 280
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ISBN: 978-84-615-1851-7
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The present volume of Zunúzí, A Love Story is the account of the life of Mírzá Muhammad ‘Alíy-i-Zunúzí, known as Anís (close companion) who, together with the Báb, was martyred in Tabríz in the year 1850. This book is the work of the exquisite and eloquent pen of the cherished scholar, Mr. R. Mehrabkhani, and has been previously published a number of times. The Nehal Foundation is pleased to make it now available in English, Spanish and Persian, all in one volume adorned with delicate watercolour paintings and a DVD of an interview with the esteemed author.

Online-Shop des Bahá'í Verlags | Zunuzi - A Love Story

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Old 09-06-2012, 09:33 AM   #47
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Mulla Husayn, Unfurling the Black Standard

While not a new book this book is well worth having... also it has illustrations by Ivan Lloyd




Text in both English and Persian.

Beautifully illustrated in full color, this retelling of the story of the Báb's first disciple captures all of the adventure, the suspense, and the glory of the early days of the Bahá'í heroic age.

Here is a readable and approachable introduction to the history of the Faith, for adults and for youth. The author has produced a work or art that will amaze and inspire.


Mulla Husayn, Unfurling the Black Standard
 
Old 09-29-2012, 07:21 AM   #48
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"Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage"

Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage: Bahá'í Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005


Author: Suheil Bushrui
Product Code: RSHT
Publisher: Bahá'í Publishing
Pages: 378
Size: 6.25" X 9.25" X 1.25"

Price: $20.00
Hardcover

"Professor Bushrui calls for interfaith dialogue and focuses on some of the timeless shared values of many of the world's religions-- such as love, selflessness, and generosity-- but also delves into how these values can be applied to the many conflicts and crises facing the world today. Covering such topics as education, globalization, peace, and the environment, Professor Bushrui evokes the timeless wisdom of the world's religions as well as the voices of the poets and scholars of the past, addressing his subject matter at the level of high principle and universal values. The result is a deeply moving and though-provoking call to humanity to place the human spirit at the heart of the discourse concerning the vital issues of our time."

Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage : Baha'i Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005
 
Old 09-29-2012, 02:33 PM   #49
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New edition of Hidden Words:

Here is a new hardbound edition of a classic!

Hidden Words
Author: Baha'u'llah
Product Code: HWHT
ISBN: 978-1-61851-018-1
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 184
Size: 5" X 6.75" Inches
Availability: In stock.
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"This is that which hath descended from the realm of glory,...revealed unto the prophets of old. We have taken the inner essence thereof and clothed it in the garment of brevity..." --Baha'u'llah "The Hidden Words is a Treasury of Divine Mysteries." -'Abdu'l-Baha A collection of lyrical, gem-like verses of scripture that convey timeless spiritual wisdom "clothed in the garment of brevity," The Hidden Words is one of the most important and cherished scriptural works of the Baha'i Faith. Revealed by Baha'u'llah, the founder of the religion, the verses are a perfect guidebook to walking a spiritual path and drawing closer to God. They address themes such as turning to God, humility, detachment, and love, to name but a few. These verses are among Baha'u'llah's earliest and best known works, having been translated into more than seventy languages and read by millions worldwide. This edition will offer many readers their first introduction to the vast collection of Baha'i scripture.

Hidden Words (Trade HC)
 
Old 09-30-2012, 07:38 AM   #50
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Welcome to the club! I'm such a bookworm myself.

Just thought it's be nice to share something form my own backyard. Check out this gorgeous cover of a Polish edition of "Hidden Words". I believe it was designed by a Friend from Ireland:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-vdLicc8jwU...dden_Words.jpg

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Old 10-01-2012, 02:45 PM   #51
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A Celestial Burning - A study of some of the main writings of Shoghi Effendi by Jack McLean

A Celestial Burning - A study of some of the main writings of Shoghi Effendi by Jack McLean



For all who are interested in the growing field of Baha’i Studies, and particularly those who appreciate the genius of Shoghi Effendi, Jack McLean’s “A Celestial Burning: A selective study of the writings of Shoghi Effendi” will have its Ottawa launch on Sept. 14.

“This book is a comprehensive study of selected writings of Shoghi Effendi Rabbani (1897-1957), the Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith. The author has approached Shoghi Effendi’s writings from two main perspectives: the Guardian as the divine interpreter, a man of incisive religious thought; and Shoghi Effendi the eloquent writer, a vocation that was inseparable from the sacred office as Guardian of the Faith. This book covers comprehensively five core-works of Shoghi Effendi containing valuable guidance he left for the shaping up of a new world order.

“The book will serve to inform not only scholars but also all those teachers, administrators, and general readers who seek a deeper understanding of these aspects of the writings of the Guardian, and who may wish to develop them in their talks or publications.”

- Arun Sonha, General Manager of the Bahai Publishing Trust of India

Copies will be available at the launch or can be ordered through Baha’I Distribution Service at http://www.bds-canada.com/


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Old 11-01-2012, 09:34 PM   #52
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New edition of "Gleanings" in leather

I just found out recently about a new edition (2011) of "Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah" has been published by the Australian Baha'i Publishing and available through the Baha'i Distribution Service.. A lovely leather edition!

See:

http://www.bahaibooks.com/Products/6...lh-hb-aus.aspx

Paragraphs are numbered and there is an index..also the print is easy to read and has beautiful type setting with some flourishes..
 
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I just found out recently about a new edition (2011) of "Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah" has been published by the Australian Baha'i Publishing and available through the Baha'i Distribution Service.. A lovely leather edition!

See:

Bahai Distribution Services. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (HB) AUS

Paragraphs are numbered and there is an index..also the print is easy to read and has beautiful type setting with some flourishes..
I purchased this book about 2 months ago. It really is a beautiful work until its own. I just wish the shipping wasn't so steep. I know I said this in my introduction to the forum, but I really do appreciate this thread and the books you post in it Arthra.
 
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I just found out recently about a new edition (2011) of "Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah" has been published by the Australian Baha'i Publishing and available through the Baha'i Distribution Service.. A lovely leather edition!

See:

Bahai Distribution Services. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (HB) AUS

Paragraphs are numbered and there is an index..also the print is easy to read and has beautiful type setting with some flourishes..
They've got a great one, similar to this, of Selections from the Writings of the Bab as well. Go check it out!
 
Old 11-02-2012, 10:03 AM   #55
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What is generation X and what happens after Z lol.I too love the joy of brousing through a real book,turning the pages and its scent when it is new.You cant get those sensations on line
After generation Z, there is the rise of generation YOLO!!!
 
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I just discovered a new book out and sold from the U.S. BDS, but published by the Baha'i Publishing Trust of India. It sounds wonderful so I decided to place an order for it. The info is below.


Writings & Utterances of Abdu'l-Baha
Author: Abdu'l-Baha
Product Code: WUABH
ISBN: 86-86953-77-9
Other ISBN: 9788686953773
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust India
Pages: 1364
Size: 6 1/4 X 9 1/4
Availability: In stock.
Price: $42.00
Essential to every personal Baha'i library, this is a compilation in two sections of nearly all the writings and talks of Abdu'l-Baha. This anthology is meant to assist Baha'is everywhere as they strive to emulate the life of this extraordinary Baha'i exemplar.
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Yes actually Baha'i Publishing Trust of India has published "Writings of Baha'u'llah" starting in 1986 and with the expanded edition in 2006..this has been in my view a great service to the Baha'i community as all the Writings translated into English are brought together in one place...

Complete with preface, contents and index, this is a one-volume collection of almost all of writings of Baha'u'llah available in English. Includes: The Seven Valleys & The Four Valleys; The Hidden Words; The Kitab-i-Iqan; The Kitab-i-Aqdas (selections); Tablets of Baha'u'llah (those revealed after the Kitab-i-Aqdas); Epistle to Son of the Wolf; Gleanings; Prayers & Meditations; Fire Tablet; Long Healing Prayer; Tablet of Holy Mariner, the Tablet of Ahmad, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, Gems of Divine Mysteries, and The Tabernacle of Unity.

Writings Of Baha'u'llah Compilation
 
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They've got a great one, similar to this, of Selections from the Writings of the Bab as well. Go check it out!
Yes indeed! Go to:

Bahai Distribution Services. Selections from the Writings of the Báb (HB) AUS

As above though the airfreight can be pretty high... If you order one you might as well order both so the air freight isn't so high as ordering them separately.. or...you might be fortunate to have a Baha'i Book Store nearby that possibly might have it on stock and will sell it to you without the air freight.
 
Old 11-03-2012, 08:13 AM   #59
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"The Riddle of the Hollow Reed"

The Riddle of the Hollow Reed
Author: Charlotte J. Harmon Illustrator: Taurus Burns
Product Code: RHRS
ISBN: 978-0-87743-716-1
Publisher: Bellwood Press

When a wandering dervish travels to a remote village and captivates the townspeople with the beautiful meoldies of his flute, the king and queen, along with their royal henchmen, begin to fear his influence and are determined to discredit him. Concocting an elaborate scheme, they plan to ensure that the dervish will not continue to win the hearts of the people! But it is the dervish who emerges victorious, as his love and kindness transform the village, while the selfish qualities of the royal court prove to be their undoing. Beautifully illustrated and containing memorable characters, The Riddle of the Hollow Reed is a thought-provoking parable that will appeal to both children and adults alike. For readers ages 6-8.

Riddle of the Hollow Reed
 
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"Stories about Life of Muhammad "

"A compilation from the writings of early Muslim chronicles abridged and simplified by Jamshid Monajem. The narratives given in the book are intended to give the reader, on the one hand, a glimpse of life in Arabia before the advent of the Apostle of God – the superstitious beliefs and practices that were prevalent in that land, the people’s inordinate pride and reverence of lineage, excessive loyalty to one’s clan, their crude manners, total absence of central administration and machinery for the execution of justice – and, on the other, the incredibly rapid transformation that took place in the moral, political, economic and cultural life of the people as a result of Muhammad’s unwavering adherence to the truth, His teaching efforts and the laws and ordinances that He enacted in the course of twenty-three years of his ministry."

Stories about Life of Muhammad by Jamshid Monajem
 
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Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage

Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage: Baha'i Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005

Author: Suheil Bushrui

Product Code: RSHT
ISBN: 978-1-61851-016-7
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 378
Size: 6.25" X 9.25" X 1.25"




Professor Bushrui calls for interfaith dialogue and focuses on some of the timeless shared values of many of the world's religions-- such as love, selflessness, and generosity-- but also delves into how these values can be applied to the many conflicts and crises facing the world today. Covering such topics as education, globalization, peace, and the environment, Professor Bushrui evokes the timeless wisdom of the world's religions as well as the voices of the poets and scholars of the past, addressing his subject matter at the level of high principle and universal values. The result is a deeply moving and thought-provoking call to humanity to place the human spirit at the heart of the discourse concerning the vital issues of our time.

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Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage : Baha'i Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005
 
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Yes indeed! Go to:

Bahai Distribution Services. Selections from the Writings of the Báb (HB) AUS

As above though the airfreight can be pretty high... If you order one you might as well order both so the air freight isn't so high as ordering them separately.. or...you might be fortunate to have a Baha'i Book Store nearby that possibly might have it on stock and will sell it to you without the air freight.
The edition cited above has the chapters and paragraphs numbered and an index that makes it extremely easy to locate subjects in the text.. No need to have numbered pages in the new index system.
 
Old 11-19-2012, 03:45 PM   #63
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"The Maxwells of Montreal"

The Maxwells of Montreal 1923 - 1952: Middle Years 1923-1937 Late Years 1937-1952

Authors: Violette Nakhjavani, Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Product Code: MAXM2
ISBN: 978-0-85398-561-7
Publisher: George Ronald
Pages: 442
Size: 6.25" X 9.5" X 1.5"



This book is the second volume in Violette Nakhjavani's series on the history of the Maxwell family, and chronicles the story of one family, bonded by their love for the Baha'i Faith and for each other, committed through the decades of uninterrupted service to the promotion and establishment of that Faith worldwide. This volume spans the years 1923 - 1953, beginning with the early ministry of the Guardian and the pilgrimage of May and her daughter in 1923/4. It describes Mary's education as a young Bahá'í, her pilgrimage during her adolescence and the growth of the youth movement in Montreal, as well as the family's services to the Bahá'í Faith in Canada and the United States during the 1920s and 30s. It then moves to Europe, where May in France and Mary in Germany contributed to the advancement of these Bahá'í communities between 1935 and 1937. But in 1937 Mary's marriage to Shoghi Effendi changed the lives of the family forever. As Amatu'l-Bahá Rúhiyyih Khánum she would be called to extraordinary heights of service and sacrifice. The final part of this book (Late Years) gives an account of May's heroic services before her passing in Argentina in 1940, and describes Sutherland's remarkable architectural achievement as architect of the Shrine of the Báb during his final years in the Holy Land.

The Maxwells of Montreal 1923 - 1952
 
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"The Last Day"

"The Last Day: An Exploration of Humankind's Spiritual History and Destiny"

Author: Walied Jassat
Product Code: LDSC
ISBN: 978-0-85398-559-4
Other ISBN: 0853985596

Publisher: George Ronald
Pages: 368
Size: 5.5" X 8.5" Inches

Price: $24.95

"If you were to ask people what the Last Day refers to, most would talk about the violent catastrophic end of the world and the collective resurrection and judgement of all people – a time when the mountains will be scattered, the sky will be cleft asunder, the stars will fall and Jesus will return, bringing peace, prosperity and unity. The world will be destroyed by an angel blowing a trumpet as wild beasts, marauding cannibals and one-eyed monsters terrorize the people. Is any of this likely to happen? How can we explain these expectations? What will the end of the world be like? Walied Jassat explores the prophecies of the end times found in the Qur’án, hadíth and other scriptures and looks beyond their literal meaning to the symbolic and profoundly spiritual. He searches for the fulfillment of the promise of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that Jesus will return and establish peace on earth – and shares a remarkable discovery."

The Last Day
 
Old 12-01-2012, 12:35 PM   #65
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Spirit of Faith: Obedience to God

Spirit of Faith: Obedience to God
Compiler: Baha'i Publishing
Product Code: SFOTGT
ISBN: 978-1-61851-019-8
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 140
Size: 4.75" X 7" Inches
Availability: In stock.
Trade Hardcover $12.00



Spirit of Faith: Obedience to God is a compilation of writings and prayers that deal with the subject of obedience to God. Spiritual seekers of all faiths will relish these uplifting passages that underscore the unity of thought that helps us define our place within a single, unfolding, and divine creation. This collection contains writings from Baha'u'llah, the Bab, and 'Abdu'l-Baha. From a Baha'i perspective, the Prophets or Manifestations of God, the Founders of the world's great religions, are as divine Physician Whose laws, teachings, and admonitions contain the remedy for the ailments of mankind. To follow the teachings and observe the laws prescribed by the Manifestation of God for the day in which we live is, from a Baha'i perspective, to fulfill a major part of our duty as human beings and to align ourselves with the divine guidance available to us. From this perspective, obedience can be seen as a source of empowerment and as the core of personal spiritual development.

Spirit of Faith: Obedience to God
 
Old 12-04-2012, 04:23 PM   #66
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"A Tutorial on the Kitáb-i-Íqán"

"A Tutorial on the Kitáb-i-Íqán"

By Fazel Naghdy

Soft cover- 658 pages



This book is a record of the journey that the author has taken through The Kitáb-i-Íqán over a period of 12 years.

It primarily guides students through a systematic study of the Íqán while providing some background information on topics raised by Bahá’u’lláh in each paragraph. It is called a tutorial as it attempts to simulate, as much as possible, the tutor-tutored relationship in a self-paced personal study. All the references in the tutorial are sourced either from authoritative Bahá’í materials or obtained from other reliable sources.

The 290 paragraphs of The Kitáb-i-Íqán are apportioned for study to 58 chapters. The size and complexity of each chapter reflects the content and intricacy of the issues addressed in the paragraphs included therein.


Bahai Distribution Services. A Tutorial on the Kitáb-i-Íqán
 
Old 12-06-2012, 10:51 AM   #67
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Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage

Professor Bushrui calls for interfaith dialogue and focuses on some of the timeless shared values of many of the world's religions-- such as love, selflessness, and generosity-- but also delves into how these values can be applied to the many conflicts and crises facing the world today. Covering such topics as education, globalization, peace, and the environment, Professor Bushrui evokes the timeless wisdom of the world's religions as well as the voices of the poets and scholars of the past, addressing his subject matter at the level of high principle and universal values. The result is a deeply moving and thought-provoking call to humanity to place the human spirit at the heart of the discourse concerning the vital issues of our time.

Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage: Baha'i Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005
Author: Suheil Bushrui
Product Code: RSHT
ISBN: 978-1-61851-016-7
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 378
Size: 6.25" X 9.25" X 1.25"
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Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage : Baha'i Chair for World Peace Lectures and Essays 1994-2005
 
Old 12-08-2012, 05:41 AM   #68
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The Riddle of the Hollow Reed

The Riddle of the Hollow Reed
Illustrator: Taurus Burns Author: Charlotte J Harman
Product Code: RHRS
ISBN: 978-0-87743-716-1
Publisher: Bellwood Press
Size: 8.75" X 8.75" Inches
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When a wandering dervish travels to a remote village and captivates the townspeople with the beautiful meoldies of his flute, the king and queen, along with their royal henchmen, begin to fear his influence and are determined to discredit him. Concocting an elaborate scheme, they plan to ensure that the dervish will not continue to win the hearts of the people! But it is the dervish who emerges victorious, as his love and kindness transform the village, while the selfish qualities of the royal court prove to be their undoing. Beautifully illustrated and containing memorable characters, The Riddle of the Hollow Reed is a thought-provoking parable that will appeal to both children and adults alike.

For readers ages 6-8.

Riddle of the Hollow Reed
 
Old 12-10-2012, 09:38 AM   #69
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"Talks by Abdu'l-Baha: The Spirit of Christ"

"Talks by Abdu'l-Baha: The Spirit of Christ"

Compiler: Baha'i Publishing Author: Abdu'l-Baha
Product Code: TABSCT
ISBN: 978-1-61851-020-4
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Size: 5.25" X 8.25" Inches

This spiritually uplifting and thought-provoking collection of talks pays tribute to the spirit of Jesus Christ and the significance of His teachings and station. Talks by 'Abdu'l-Baha: The Spirit of Christ is a collection of talks given by 'Abdu'l-Baha during his historic journey through Europe and North America in 1911 and 1912, and specifically highlights talks that deal with the spirit of Christ, and the impact that His life and teachings had on the world. In these talks, readers will find glowing tributes to the station of Christ, Whom Baha'is revere as a divinely inspired Messenger of God.

Talks by Abdu'l-Baha: The Spirit Christ
 
Old 12-16-2012, 02:09 AM   #70
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"The Baha'i Proofs" by Mirza Abu'l-Fadl

While not "new" this book has held a fascination for many...


"The Baha'i Proofs"
Author: Mirza Abu'l-Fadl
Product Code: PROOF
ISBN: 978-0-87743-191-6
Other ISBN: 0877431914
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
Pages: 305
Size: 5 1/2 X 11 1/2
Availability: In stock.

The Baha'i Proofs is specifically compiled for anyone seeking clarification on the relationship between the Missions of Christ and of Baha'u'llah. It not only explains the timelessness of the Baha'i Faith, but it also addresses many theological questions related to Christianity.

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Old 12-16-2012, 06:25 AM   #71
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Bahá'í Pilgrimage

Bahá'í Pilgrimage Looks like a good book to keep around

Bahá'í Pilgrimage

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Old 12-16-2012, 08:59 AM   #72
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Kind of pricey.
 
Old 12-16-2012, 08:10 PM   #73
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Kind of pricey.
Yes but a good publication - Lets face it it has not got a big market

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Old 12-19-2012, 09:59 AM   #74
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"Divine Educators"

Divine Educators

Product Code: DES
ISBN: 978-0-85398-499-3
Publisher: George Ronald
Pages: 161
Size: 6 1/2 X 9


Divine Educators In a world where terroism has led to misunderstandings about the true nature of religion, many people are either becoming entrenched in religious fundamentalism of one kind or another, or are turning away from religion altogether.

This book provides scriptural and historical evidence for commonalities in the lives, characters, and teachings of the central figures of seven world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Zorastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Baha'i Faith, from the sources of each religious tradition, including the Bhagavad Gita, the Dhammapadha, the Gathas, the Hebrew Bible, the Gospels, the Quran, and the Writings of Baha'u'llah. It is bound to generate interest in the subject and further the cause of interfaith dialogue and understanding throughout the world.

Divine Educators
 
Old 12-20-2012, 09:17 AM   #75
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Someone else asked if it had the prayer ascribed to Abdul-Baha that has since been deleted from other Prayer Books "Oh God rejoice and gladden my spirit.." which has been a favorite of a lot of the friends I know. A beautiful prayer indeed but one that apparently has not been authenticated as well..I could not find the text of this prayer in the new Prayer Book.
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What prayer are you talking about? “Refresh and gladden my spirit"? Can I read more somewhere about it was not authenticated?
 
Old 12-20-2012, 09:44 AM   #76
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O God! Refresh and gladden my spirit.

It apppeared under the "Spiritual Growth" category around p. 174 in the 2002 edition but was not included in the 2009 reprint.

The prayer apparently lacked authenticity...that is, they couldn't find where Abdul-Baha had actually enscribed it in any Tablets.. so the new edition doesn't have that prayer.

The publishing trust in the U.S. has a policy of printing only authenticated prayers ... now that differs with other publishing trusts.. take the Remembrance of God prayerbook published in India... different story.

Now my info. comes from a person who is fairly close to the distribution service.. but I have yet to see it in print.
 
Old 12-21-2012, 05:04 PM   #77
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"Mystic Journey" by Robert Atkinson

Mystic Journey

Author: Robert Atkinson

Product Code: MJSC
ISBN: 978-1-61640-715-5
Publisher: Cosimo Books
Pages: 133
Size: 6" X 9" X .5"
Availability: In stock.

When we live our lives consciously, universal motifs, archetypes, and timeless patterns emerge through which we discover not only who we are but also why we are deeply connected to all others. This is life's greatest adventure; it is thoroughly described in the world's wisdom traditions. Mystic Journey uses a multi-faith approach to reveal the path of the soul; this is not a solitary quest but rather a superhighway meant for everyone. As we explore the deeper story of our soul, we also discover that we are living a lifelong process of soul-making, leading us ultimately to personal and collective transformation. Getting to the heart of your soul's story is soul-making.

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Old 12-22-2012, 09:09 AM   #78
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"Abdul- Bahá Monadi-E Solh Dar Jahan-E Bakhtar"

Per: Abdul- Bahá Monadi-E Solh Dar Jahan-E Bakhtar

Authors: Iraj Ayman, Hushmand Fatheazam, Baher Forghani, Hushang Khazraie, Nosratollah Mohammad-Hosseini, Saleh Molavi-Nejad, Hushang Rafat, Dr. Vahid Rafati, Shapur Rassekh, Behrooz Sabet

Product Code: PMSJ
ISBN: 978-84-615-9197-8
Publisher: Fundacion Nehal
Pages: 413
Size: 7" X 9.75" X 1.25"





On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's travels in North America, Nehal Foundation has published this book of a collection of twelve articles by ten writers who deal with various aspects of His travels and talks. The book is comprised of two sections. The first section consists of five articles focusing on 'Abdu'l-Bahá's life and character, and His position in the Bahá'í Faith. One article shares some comments on the literary styles in the Writings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. The second section includes seven articles under the heading of glimpses of the knowledge and insights of 'Abdu'l-Bahá. The contributors are: Iraj Ayman, Hushmand Fatheazam, Baher Forghani, Hushang Khazraie, Nosratollah Mohammad-Hosseini, Saleh Molavi-Nejad, Hushang Rafat, Vahid Rafati, Shapur Rassekh, and Behrooz Sabet.

Per: Abdul- Bahá Monadi-E Solh Dar Jahan
 
Old 12-23-2012, 08:15 PM   #79
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"Closer than your Life Vein"

What is the relation of this magic agency, the mind, to the body? How do we define its relation to the soul? What is the relation of the soul to God? What is the reality of man? The book explains the amazing powers and functions of the soul, the correlation and understanding of the mind and the journey for man’s spiritual perfection. As the spiritual development of man is the causal factor in the creation of a better world, therefore study of this book Closer than Your Life Vein becomes crucial. It will not only help the individuals to advance spiritually but also enable them to assist others to develop on the road to their inner perfection.

Closer Than your Life Vein by Henry A. Weil
 
Old 12-25-2012, 10:00 AM   #80
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"Lighting the Western Sky"

Offered by George Ronald:

Lighting the Western Sky
The Hearst Pilgrimage & Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West

by Kathryn Jewett Hogenson

Soft Cover
ISBN: 978-0-85398-543-3



Description:

Never before told in its entirety – here is the story of the first pilgrimage of Western Bahá’ís to the Holy Land.

That journey of fifteen souls during the winter of 1898–1899 has come to be recognized as a pivotal event in the history of the Bahá’í Faith; more than a pilgrimage – a turning point that would have far-reaching implications many centuries into the future for millions of people.

Based on all available sources, including handwritten journals and letters never previously published, this story is not a mere recounting of history, it is a tale that inspires and instructs. Those privileged to take part in the first Western pilgrimage were, in the main, ordinary people with extraordinary spiritual insight. With almost no resources available to them, they took what they gained from their time in the Holy Land, established the Faith in Europe and reestablished the American Bahá’í community on a rock-solid foundation.

Above all, the Hearst pilgrimage provides a brief glimpse of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Himself and how patiently and lovingly He nurtured those from America and Europe whose religious background and ethnic culture were so different from the main body of Eastern believers at the time. The lessons he taught during that winter, the messages he conveyed, still resonate today, for he saw the end in the beginning. These were not simply fifteen pilgrims; they were the vanguard of waves of the whole of humanity. Their achievements will remain an inspiration to all future generations.


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368 pages plus 32 pages of photographs
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