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- BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00
One million Baha'is live in africa. This is the first academic volume to explore the history of this movement on the continent. The book discusses the diverse and contractivory American, Iranian, British, and African contributions to this new religious movement. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Baron Rosen?s Babi/Baha?i archives presents private letters and diplomatic correspondence from the nineteenth century, preserved among the prominent Russian scholar Baron Victor Rosen?s materials in the Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg branch. The materials cast light on the first studies of the Babi and Baha?i Faiths,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 27.95
This comprehensive and succinct encyclopedia traces the origins and development of the Bahá?í Faith from nineteenth-century Iran to the modern day, covering its central figures and major historical events. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
In this clear, readable, and informative guide, Momen provides a vibrant introduction to all aspects of the Baha?i Faith, which now has over 5.5 million adherents. From the spiritual development of the individual to the belief in the need for world peace, Momen?s comprehensive study gives anyone interested in the contemporary religious landscape an... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 188.00
Relates the story of the evolution of the Babi-Baha'i community, beginning with the birth of the Bab and then traced over the next century and a half in the city of his birth, Shiraz. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Co-published with the Association for BahÃ¡'Ã Studies In 1844 a charismatic young Persian merchant from Shiraz, known as the BÃ¡b, electrified the ShÃ'ih world by claiming to be the return of the Hidden Twelfth Imam of Islamic prophecy. But contrary to traditional expectations of apocalyptic holy war, the BÃ¡b maintained that the spiritual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Of the several works on the rise and development of the Babi movement, especially those dealing with the life and work of its founder, Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, few deal directly with the compelling and complex web of mysticism, theology and philosophy found in his earliest compositions. This book examines the Islamic roots of the Babi religion,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 17.21
Das "Handbuch Bahai" bietet eine Gesamtdarstellung dieser in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Iran entstandenen monotheistischen Religion. Neben Entstehungsgeschichte der Religion und Lehrinhalten sind auch die daraus resultierenden Praktiken zur Kultur- und Gesellschaftsgestaltung ausführlich dargestellt. Das Buch behandelt Fragen der aktuellen... more...