The Baha'i Faith: A Short History

The Baha'i Faith: A Short History

by Peter Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780747354
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Peter Smith is Program Director for Social Science at Mahidol University's International College, Thailand. His many books include A concise encyclopaedia of the Bahá’í Faith, also published by Oneworld.

Peter Smith is Program Director for Social Science at Mahidol University's International College, Thailand.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations


Preface


Part I: The Bábí Religion, 1844-53


1. The Islamic and Iranian Background


2. The Emergence of the Bábí Movement.


3. The Developemnt of a New Religion,


4. Conflict and Collapse, 1848-53


Part II: The Estabishment of the Bahá’í Faith


5. Bahá’u’lláh


6. The Writings and Teachings of Bahá’u’lláh


7. ’Abdu’l-Bahá


8. Bahá’í Communities, 1866 - 1921


Part III: The Bahá’í Faith since 1972


9. Shoghi Effendi


10. The Universal House of Justice.


11. Bahá’í Communities, 1866 - 1921


Conclusion


Chronology of improtant dates


Further reading


Bibliography


Index

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