Historical Dictionary of the Bahá'í Faith

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Scarecrow Press, 1998 - Religion - 504 pages
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Created in an attempt to help clarify the foundations of the religion to outsiders while permitting members to deepen their own understanding. It presents the Founders and numerous leaders and pioneers, many of the basic principles and precepts, as well as aspects of its organization and administration.

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Historical dictionary of the Bahá'í Faith

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The first edition of this work by Adamson, former secretary general of the British Baha'i community, and the late Philip Hainsworth had several limitations, some of which this expanded (300 more pages ... Read full review

Contents

The Epochs of the Formative Age
14
Shoghi Effendi
48
Chief StewardsInterregnum
63
List of Acronyms
78
Bibliography
445
Citations
496
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About the author (1998)

Hugh Carswell Adamson is Secretary General of the National Spiritual Assembly of the BahD'a'D'is of the United Kingdom. He is Honorary Vice-President, United Nations Association UK; Vice Chairman, World Congress of Faiths; member of the United Nations Environmental and Development Committee (UK); as well as other elected positions and memberships. Philip Hainsworth accepted the BahD'a'D'i Faith in 1938 and has served on BahD'a'D'i national administrative bodies for 43 years, lecturing in over 40 countries from the United States to India.

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