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What's new: Documents posted in the past days

  1. Posted 2018-05-19, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Recognition of the Next Manifestation by the Universal House of Justice (1997). Бахаулла говорит, что следующее Богоявление тоже столкнётся с преследованиями, но восторжествует над Своими гонителями. [about]
  2. Posted 2018-04-18, in Published Articles:   Jamar Wheeler. Seeking Light in the Darkness of "Race", in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:3 (2017). A historical sketch of how race concepts evolved, with analysis at macro and micro levels of society. Oneness of mankind is an enlightening force that, through individual agency and collective social action, can transform society. [about]
  3. Posted 2018-04-18, in Published Articles:   Matthew Hughey. Race and Racism: Perspectives from Bahá'í Theology and Critical Sociology, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:3 (2017). Review of the concepts of race and racism based on social scientific understanding, in order to better understand their definition and to delineate their relation to one another, and correlate them with the Bahá'í Writings. [about]
  4. Posted 2018-04-18, in Published Articles:   June Manning Thomas. Race, Place, and Clusters: Current Vision and Possible Strategies, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:3 (2017). Division by place affects the possibilities for racial unity, especially in fragmented U.S. metropolitan areas. The "institute process” as a strategy could overcome challenges that place-based action poses for racial unity. [about]
  5. Posted 2018-04-18, in Published Articles:   Patricia McIlvride. Depression, Stigma, and the Soul, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:1-2 (2017). New recovery models, like interpersonal neurobiology, are challenging the medical model in the treatment of mental illness. By defining the mind as transcendent and both embodied and relational, new avenues of healing become possible.. [about]
  6. Posted 2018-04-18, in Published Articles:   Ian Kluge. Bahá'í Philosophy of Human Nature, The, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:1-2 (2017). How the essential reality of the individual — the human soul and its powers of rational thought, willpower, memory, and reflection — translates these capacities into physical action through the intermediary of the brain. [about]
  7. Posted 2018-04-18, in Book Reviews:   Dianne Coin. Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation, by Jennifer Harvey: Review, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:3 (2017). [about]
  8. Posted 2018-04-18, in Essays and short articles:   John S. Hatcher. From the Editor's Desk: The Road Less Travelled By, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:3 (2017). Overview of this issue's articles regarding racism and proper responses to it, both among the general population and within the Bahá'í community itself. [about]
  9. Posted 2018-04-18, in Essays and short articles:   Linda S. Covey and Roshan Danesh. From The Editor's Desk, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 26:3 (2016). Introduction to this issue's articles on the unique potentials of the indigenous population of America, recovery from the residential schools, eradicating prejudice, and the intersection between the Bahá’í Faith and native peoples. [about]
  10. Posted 2018-04-18, in Essays and short articles:   John S. Hatcher. From The Editor's Desk: The Nature of Human Nature, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 27:1-2 (2017). Introduction to this issue's two articles: Ian Kluge's on human nature and Patricia McIlvride’s on mental disorders and depression, stigma, and the soul. [about]
  11. Posted 2018-04-11, in Research notes:   Various. Kitáb-i-Aqdas Research Tools (2018). Links to six sites providing research materials for the Aqdas: translations, audio recitation, cross-references, and study guides. [about]
  12. Posted 2018-03-22, in Pilgrims' notes:   Inayat Khan. Inayat Khan's meeting with 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Paris (1913). One-paragraph recounting of Khan, the founder of "Universal Sufism," meeting with Abdu'l-Baha in 1913. [about]
  13. Posted 2018-03-21, in Personal compilations:   Seven Cities of Bahá'u'lláh, The (2002). This is a compilation of only those passages from Bahá'u'lláh’s Gems of Divine Mysteries that relate to the journey through "Seven Cities," which has similarities to Bahá'u'lláh’s Seven Valleys. [about]
  14. Posted 2018-03-21, in Personal compilations:   Selected Passages from Century of Light (2002). Compilation of selected highlights that summarize the main themes of the book. This is a personal interpretation of Century of Light. Chapter headings have been added for ease of reference, and are not part of the authorized edition. [about]
  15. Posted 2018-03-21, in Pilgrims' notes:   Ruth Moffett. Dynamics of Prayer (1973). Pilgrims note from the words of Shoghi Effendi about "five steps" for prayer and action (from 1954), followed by explanatory notes from the Universal House of Justice (from 1978). [about]
  16. Posted 2018-03-21, in Encyclopedia articles:   Christopher Buck. Deganawida, the Peacemaker, in American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies 26 (2015). Biography of the Iroquois / Haudenosaunee prophet-like figure who lived around 600 or 900 years ago. [about]
  17. Posted 2018-03-20, in Pilgrims' notes:   Marie Watson. My Pilgrimage to the Land of Desire (1932). Account of a pilgrimage to Haifa to visit Abdu'l-Baha in July–August 1921. [about]
  18. Posted 2018-03-20, in Published Articles:   Christopher Buck and Youli Ioannesyan. Scholar Meets Prophet: Edward Granville Browne and Bahá'u'lláh (Acre, 1890), in Bahá'í Studies Review 20 (2014). Details of E.G. Browne's handwritten notes about his meeting with Baha'u'llah, his stay in Akka in April 1890, and his correspondence with Russian academics. [about]
  19. Posted 2018-03-20, in Published Articles:   Christopher Buck and Adib Ma'sumian. Baha'u'llah's Paradise of Justice: Commentary and Translation, in Bahá'í Studies Review 20 (2014). The tablet Riḍvānu’l-‘Adl, "Paradise of Justice," shows how the concept of justice — which encompasses both faith and action — is the essence of the Baha’i concept of salvation, both individual and societal. [about]
  20. Posted 2018-03-20, in Encyclopedia articles:   Christopher Buck. Bahá'í: History, Beliefs, Practices, Theological Exchanges, and Current Issues, in Handbook of Religion: A Christian Engagement with Traditions, Teachings, and Practices (2014). Brief overviews of Baha'i history and thought. [about]
  21. Posted 2018-03-19, in Personal compilations:   Laws Abrogated by Bahá'u'lláh (2018). Laws rescinded from previous religions and from the Bayán. [about]
  22. Posted 2018-03-13, in Research notes:   Stephen Lambden. List of Baha'i Studies and Translations. A list of content available at Lambden's personal website, Hurqalya Publications, with select links to manuscripts, texts, introductions. Includes Shaykhi and Babi studies, bibliographies, genealogies, provisional translations. [about]
  23. Posted 2018-03-12, in Published Articles:   Bijan Ma'sumian and Adib Ma'sumian. Bab in the World of Images, The, in Bahá'í Studies Review 19 (2013). History of the portraits drawn of the Bab, especially that of Aqa Bala Bayg of Shishvan, the only artist who actually met the Bab. [about]
  24. Posted 2018-03-12, in Published Articles:   Bijan Ma'sumian and Adib Ma'sumian. Baha'i Studies in Iran: A Preliminary Survey, in Bahá'í Studies Review 20 (2014). Overview of the cultivation and evolution of religious education in the Baha’i Faith in Iran in the 19th and 20th centuries. [about]
  25. Posted 2018-03-10, in Published Articles:   Bill Washington. Комментарии к Пространной обязательной молитве (1996). Комментарий к Пространной обязательной молитве Бахауллы [about]
  26. Posted 2018-03-06, in Encyclopedia articles:   Iraj Ayman. Varqá, Wali-Alláh, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2017). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  27. Posted 2018-03-06, in Encyclopedia articles:   Iraj Ayman. Varqá, Ali-Mohammad, in Encyclopaedia Iranica (2017). Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite. [about]
  28. Posted 2018-03-06, in Essays and short articles:   Jack McLean. To Russia with Love: Journal of a Member of the Quddus Team (1990). Journal of a visit through Moscow, Kiev, and Levov in August 1990 by the four travel teachers Shamsi Sedagat, Ann Clavin, Leo Misagi, and Jack McLean. [about]
  29. Posted 2018-03-05, in Documents from the Universal House of Justice:   Universal House of Justice. Об изменении климата и доверии к науке (2017). Всемирный Дом Справедливости обсуждает вопрос изменения климата и затрагивает более общие темы доверия к науке, важности избегания крайностей в дискуссиях, совещания бахаи и действий в связи с глобальными проблемами, стоящими перед человечеством. [about]
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