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Volume 29, number 4 – Winter 2019

Contents

From the Editor’s Desk: The Amazing Nashville Baha’i Community in the 1960s
John S. Hatcher

Science and Religion in Dynamic Interplay
Todd Smith

Social Affinity Flow Theory: A New Understanding of Both Human Interaction and the Power of the Baha’i Training Institute Process
Christopher G. Gourdine, Justin R. Edgren, Thomas L. Trice, and Joseph N. Zlatic

Poem
The World Grows Blackthorn Walls
Sholeh Wolpè

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Three Pines in Winter
Gary Heise

Volume 29 n. 3, 2019

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From the Editor’s Desk: The Ascent of Mount Carmel:
Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb
John S. Hatcher

Bahá’u’lláh’s Symbolic Use of the Veiled Ḥúríyyih
John S. Hatcher, Amrollah Hemmat, Ehsanollah Hemmat

Bahá’u’lláh’s “Ode of the Dove”: A Provisional Translation
by John S. Hatcher, Amrollah Hemmat, Ehsanollah Hemmat

The Lawh-i-Tibb (Tablet to the Physician):
Beyond Health Maxims
Misagh Ziaei

Genesis in King Lear:
Joseph’s Many-Colored Coat Suits Shakespeare
Tom Lysaght

Poems
What to Pack in Case of Exile Andrèana E. Lefton
White Roses Andrèana E. Lefton

Illustrations
The Báb’s prayer beads
A garment the Báb wore under His jubbih

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Light upon Light Fariborz Sahba

Volume 29 n. 1-2, 2019

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From the Editor’s Desk: Still the Most Challenging Issue
John S. Hatcher

Centering the “Pupil of the Eye”: Blackness, Modernity, and the Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh
Derik Smith

Helen Elsie Austin
John S. Hatcher

Louis Gregory
John S. Hatcher

Alain Locke’s “Moral Imperatives for World Order” Revisited
Christopher Buck

Poems
Pen and Ink Shirin Sabri
Viburnum Lantana – The Wayfarer Tree Gary Hogensen

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On All Sides Michèle Jubilee

Volume 28 n. 4, 2018

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From the Editor’s Desk: Governance and the Governed: Leadership, Conflict, Resilience, Resolution, and Hope
John S. Hatcher

Constructive Resilience
Firaydoun Javaheri

The Power of Reflection: Advancing Governance and Dispute Resolution Systems through Devolved Reflection and Shared Knowledge Generation
Shahla Ali

Lessons in Leadership
May Khadem

Is Spirituality Effective in Addiction Recovery and Prevention?
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian and Shadi Salehian

Poems
Nine for Peace Menna Elfyn
The Ministry of Happiness Nina Israel Zucker

Illustrations
Walking the Tracks David Smith
Sleeping Bear Path David Smith

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Tread III Paula Henderson

Volume 28, number 3 – Fall 2018

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From the Editor’s Desk: Exploring the Implications of a Conceptual Framework for Action for Bahá’í Scholarship
John S. Hatcher

Toward a Framework for Action
Paul Lample

Transformative Leadership: Its Evolution and Impact
Joan Barstow Hernandez

A Reading of Sona Farid-Arbab’s Moral Empowerment: In Quest of a Pedagogy
Gerald Filson

Poems
Slipping into the Light Cole Eubanks
Silent Trades Cynthia Arrieu-King

Illustrations
Basalt Susan Jeffers
Cinnabon Susan Jeffers

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Fishing Spot, Baffin Island Jane Blanch Macmillan

Volume 27 n. 1-2, 2017

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From the Editor’s Desk: The Nature of Human Nature
John Hatcher

The Bahá’í Philosophy of Human Nature
Ian Kluge

Depression, Stigma, and the Soul
Patricia McIlvride

Poems

Shahada Caitlin Johnson Castelaz

Fragrances of a Poem Mavesh Sabet (translated by John S. Hatcher and Amrollah Hemmat

Illustration

Warrior Keith Mellard

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I Think I Am (22” Hopton Wood stone and Portland stone) Keith Mellard

Volume 25 n. 4, 2015

Contents

From the Editor’s Desk
John S. Hatcher

Spirituality in Medicine: Reflections of a Bahá’í Physician
Sharon N. Hatcher

Depression: Biological, Psychosocial, and Spiritual Dimensions and Treatment
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Achieving Universal Participation of Older Adults: An Exploration of its Challenges and Spiritual Foundations
Catherine Bigonnesse and Jean Marc Bigonnesse

Valleys, Mountains, and Teacher Preparation
Barbara K.V. Johnson

Poems

One Month After Returning from China Elinor Mattern

Fadwa Says J. C. Todd

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Holy (18” x 22”, oil on linen) Stephen Paschal

Volume 14 n. 1-2, 2004

Contents

The Opening of the Academic Mind: The Challenges Facing a Culture in Crisis
Suheil Bushrui

Civility and Piety as Foundations of Community
Philip Selznick

The Bábí–Sate Conflict at Shaykh Tabarsí
Siyamak Zabihi-Moghaddam

Book Reviews

Review of Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention: A Fresh Legal Approach Based on Fundamental Ethical Principles in International Law and World Religions by Brian D. Lepard
Dwight N. Bashir

Review of Processes of the Lesser Peace edited by Babak Bahador and Nazila Ghanea
William P. Collins

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Waiting at the Gate (oil on canvas, 64 cm. x 76 cm., ca. 1908) Marion Jack

Volume 12 n. 1-4, 2002

Contents

Apocalypse and Millennium: Catastrophe, Progress and the Lesser Peace
William P. Collins

Resilience in Children: Within a Spiritual, Social and Neurobiological Framework
Hoda Mahmoudi and Nasim Ahmadiyeh

The Three Stages of Divine Revelation
Guy Sinclair

Creation
Lasse Thoresen

Book Reviews

Review of The Lab, the Temple, and the Market: Reflections at the Intersection of Science, Religion, and Development edited by Sharon M. P. Harper
Glen A. Eyford

Review of The Saddlebag: A Fable for Doubters and Seekers by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
Phyllis S. Perrakis

Volume 11 n. 3-4, 2001

Contents

‘Abdu’l-Bahá‘s Response to the Doctrine of the Unity of Existence
Keven Brown

The Bahá’í Faith and the Market Economy
Farhad Rassekh

Towards a Spiritual Civilization
Ian C. Semple

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Tablet on the Unity of Existence

Volume 11 n. 1-2, 2001

Contents

Shedding Light in the Hearts: Reflections on Poetry
Julio Savi

Natural Stirrings at the Grassroots: Development, Doctrine, and the Dignity Principle
Anna C. Vakil

Book Reviews

Review of The Bahá’í: The Religious Construction of a Global Identity by Michael McMullen
William P. Collins

Review of Her Eternal Crown: Queen Marie of Romania and the Bahá’í Faith by Della L. Marcus
Robert Postlethwaite

Volume 10 n. 3-4, 2000

Contents

Fact and Fiction: Interrelationships Between History and Imagination
Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

The Religious Foundations of Civil Society (Part 2)
Wendy M. Heller

The Spiritual Nature of Reality: Has the Future Already Been Written?
John S. Hatcher

Book Reviews

Review of The Holy Passions by Michael Fitzgerald
Kim Douglas

Review of Making the Crooked Straight: A Contribution to Bahá’í Apologetics by Udo Schaefer, Nicola Towfigh, and Ulrich Gollmer
Peter Terry

Volume 10 n. 1-2, 2000

Contents

Táhirih: A Portrait in Poetry
Amin Banani

The Image of the Mystic Flower: Exploring the Lotus Symbolism in the Bahá’í House of Worship
Julie Badiee

The Religious Foundations of Civil Society (Part 1)
Wendy M. Heller

Promoting the Equality of Women and Men: The Role of the Covenant
Janet A. Khan

Book Reviews

Review of Shoghi Effendi in Oxford and Earlier by Riaz Khadem
Anne Furlong

Review of Unlocking the Gate of the Heart by Lasse Thoresen
Duane Troxel

Volume 9 n. 4, 1999

Contents

A New Creation: The Power of the Covenant in the Life of Louis Gregory
Gayle Morrison

Spiritual Oppression in Frankenstein
Phyllis Sternberg Perrakis

Some Aspects of Bahá’í Scholarship
Peter J. Khan

Book Reviews

Review of For the Lord of the Crimson Ark by Ian Kluge
Michael Fitzgerald

Volume 9 n. 3, 1999

Contents

Love, Power, and Justice
William S. Hatcher

Concealment and Revelation in Bahá’u’lláh’s Book of the River
Nader Saiedi

Sahífiy-i-Shattíyyih (Book of the River)
Nader Saiedi(transl.)

Book Reviews

Review of Unveiling the Hidden Words: The Norms Used by Shoghi Effendi in His Translation of the Hidden Words by Diana Lorice Malouf
Ann Boyles

Review of Legacies of the Heart by Larry Rowdon
Ian Kluge

Review of Symbol and Secret: Qur’an Commentary in Baha’u’llah’s Kitab-i-Iqan by Christopher Buck
Jonah Winters

Volume 9 n. 2, 1999

Contents

The Conflict Resolution Movement
Steven Gonzales

Another Look at Achieving Peace by The Year 2000
John Huddleston

Statecraft, Globalization, and Ethics
Charles O. Lerche

Book Reviews

Review of Revisioning the Sacred: New Perspective on Bahá’í Theology edited by J.A. McLean
Susan Stiles Maneck

Volume 9 n. 1, 1999

Contents

Strategies for Spiritualization
Sandra S. Fotos

A Study of the Pen Motif in the Bahá’í Writings
Kavian Milani and Nafeh Fananapazir

Global vs. Local Language: An Ecolinguistic Reading of Bahá’í Writ
Gregory P. Meyjes

Book Reviews

Review of Sacred Act, Sacred Space, Sacred Time by John Walbridge
Michael McMullen

Review of Angel Ruckus by Bruce Filson
Albert Ouimet

Review of Crystallizations: 20 Works by Bahá’í Artists edited by Ross Woodman
Shirin Sabri

Volume 8 n. 4, 1998

Contents

A Symbolic Profile of the Bahá’í Faith
Christopher Buck

Obedience: Liberation Through Love of God in Practice
Roxanne L. Lalonde

Antinomies of Reason and the Theology of Revelation Some Preliminary Thoughts
Nader Saiedi

Book Reviews

Review of Divisive Barbarity or Global Civilization? The Ethical Dimensions of Science, Art, Religion, and Politics edited by M.L. Bradbury and Suheil Bushrui
Naysan Sahba

Volume 8 n. 3, 1998

Contents

Village Granary: Spiritual Underpinnings and Applications to North America
Peter Calkins and Benoit Girard

The Social Organization of Mentorship in Bahá’í Studies
Will C. van den Hoonaard

Seneca Falls First Woman’s Rights Convention of 1848: The Sacred Rites of the Nation
Bradford W. Miller

The 1844 Ottoman “Edict of Toleration” in Bahá’í Secondary Literature
Michael W. Sours

Commentaries

Commentary on “Conversive Relationality in Bahá’í Scholarship: Centering the Sacred and Decentering the Self” by Susan B. Brill
Sandra S. Fotos

Commentary on “Conversive Relationality in Bahá’í Scholarship: Centering the Sacred and Decentering the Self” by Susan B. Brill
Stephen R. Friberg

Author’s Response to Commentary
Susan B. Brill

Volume 8 n. 2, 1998

Contents

Faith, Protest, and Progress
H. Elsie Austin

The Word Bahá’: Quintessence of the Greatest Name of God
Stephen Lambden

Bahá’í Fundamentals for Bioethics
Leila and Kavian Milani

Book Reviews

Review of The Origins of the Bahá’í Community of Canada, 1898-1948 by Will C. van den Hoonaard
Loni Bramson-Lerche

Review of Life after Death: A Study of the Afterlife in World Religions by Farnáz Maʻsúmián
J.A. McLean

Volume 7 n. 4, 1997

Contents

Improved Access to Intelligent Responses Using the Bahá’í Model of Consultation
John E. Kolstoe

The Proof Based on Establishment (Dalíli-i-Taqrír) and the Proof Based on Verses (Hujjiyyati-i-Ayát): An Introduction to Bahá’í-Muslim Apologetics
Leila and Kavian Milani

An Exploration into the Political Economy of Global Prosperity
Farhad Sabetan

Shoghi Effendi’s Plans for Progress Practical Lessons
June Manning Thomas

Book Reviews

Review of The Great Adventure by Florence Mayberry
Roger M. Dahl

Review of Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress by Richard W. Thomas
Graham Hassall

Review of Ethel Jenner Rosenberg: The Life and Times of England’s Outstanding Pioneer Worker by Robert Weinberg
Peter P. Morgan

Volume 7 n. 3, 1997

Contents

Economic Prosperity: A Global Imperative
Mary Fish

Bahá’í Community of Canada: A Case Study in the transplantation of Non-Western Religious Movements
Will C. van den Hoonaard

Religion, the Bahá’í Faith and Accounting: Is There a Link?
Roger K. Doost

Art and Architecture: A Bahá’í Perspective
Fariburz Sahba

Book Reviews

Review of The Eco Principle: Ecology and Economics in Symbiosis by Arthur Lyon Dahl
Peter Calkins

Review of Songs for the Phoenix: Selected Poems 1984-1994 by Michael Fitzgerald
Anne Gordon Perry

Volume 8 n. 1, 1997

Contents

Metaphor and the Language of Revelation
Ross Woodman

Absolute Poverty and Utter Nothingness
Rodney H. Clarken

The Effect of Philosophical and Linguistic Gender Biases on the Degradation of Women’s Status in Religion
Baharieh Rouhani Ma’ani

Commentaries

Commentary on “A Scientific Proof of the Existence of God”
Arash Abizadeh

Author’s Response to Commentary
William S. Hatcher

Commentary on “A Scientific Proof of the Existence of God”
Ross Woodman

Author’s Response to Commentary
William S. Hatcher

Book Reviews

Review of “Notes Postmarked the Mountain of God” by Roger White
Larry Rowdon

Volume 6 n. 4, 1995

Contents

Bahá’í History in the Formative Age: The World Crusade, 1953–1963
Graham Hassall

Race Unity: Implications for the Metropolis
June Manning Thomas

A New Evolution: Religious Bonding for World Unity
David S. Ruhe

Commentary

“‘In the Beginning was the Word’: Apocalypse and the Education of the Soul” by Ross Woodman
B. Hoff Conow

Book Reviews

Review of Bahá’í-Inspired Curricula by Farzam Arbab
Rodney H. Clarken

Review I of The Psychology of Spirituality by H. B. Danesh, MD
Rhett Diessner

Review II of The Psychology of Spirituality by H. B. Danesh, MD
Brad Pokorny

Review of Buddhism and the Bahá’í Faith by Moojan Momen
Jonah Winters

Volume 7 n. 2, 1995

Volume 7 n. 1, 1995

Contents

Some Images of a “New Creation” in 20th–Century Art
Julie Oeming Badiee

Bahá’í Cosmological Symbolism and the Ecofeminist Critique
Michael W. Sours

Some Thoughts on the Teachings of Bahá’u’lláh and the Rise of Globalism
Rose van Es

The Religious State: A Comparative Study of 16th– and 19th–Century Opposition – The Case of the Anabaptists and the Bábis
Gary K. Waite

Book Reviews

Review of Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm by Udo Schaefer
Loni Bramson-Lerche

Review of Dimensions in Spirituality by J.A. McLean
Julio Savi

Volume 6 n. 3, 1994

Contents

Psychological and Spiritual Dimensions of Persecution and Suffering
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Unsealing the Choice Wine at the Family Reunion
John S. Hatcher

Unity in Diversity: A Conceptual Framework for a Global Ethic of Environmental Sustainability
Roxanne Lalonde

Commentaries

“A Scientific Proof of the Existence of God” by William S. Hatcher
Gordon Dicks

Author’s Response
William S. Hatcher

“A Scientific Proof of the Existence of God” by William S. Hatcher
Philip Belove

Author’s Response
William S. Hatcher

Volume 6 n. 2, 1994

Contents

’Abdu’l-Bahá and Ezra Pound’s Circle
Elham Afnan

Queen Marie of Romania: A Preliminary Bibliography
Jan T. Jasion

Les Paradigmes caches de l’histoire: Comparaison de l’histoire des premiers siecles du christianisme et de la foi bahá’íe
Jean-Marc Lepain

Queen Marie and the Bahá’í Faith
Robert Postlethwaite

Book Reviews

Review of Hidden Bounties: Memories of Pioneering of the Magdelen Archipelago by Larry Rowdon
Will C. Van Den Hoonaard

Review of The Arc of Ascent: The Purpose of Physical Reality by John S. Hatcher
Ross Woodman

Volume 6 n. 1, 1994

Contents

Is the Bahá’í Faith a World Religion?
S. Fazel

Will, Knowledge, and Love as Explained in Bahá’u’lláh’s Four Valleys
Julio Savi

The Kitab-i-Aqdas: Bahá’í Law, Legitimacy, and World Order
Martha Schweitz

Commentaries

Editorial Statement

Author’s Response to Review, The Prophecies of Jesus
Michael W. Sours

Reviewer’s Response to Commentaries on Review of The Prophecies of Jesus
Christopher Buck

Reviews

Review of Ageing: Challenges and Opportunities by A. M. Ghadirian
Jaqueline McClaran

Review of Ageing: Challenges and Opportunities by A. M. Ghadirian
Deborah Kestin Van Den Hoonaard

Volume 5 n. 4, 1993

Contents

A Scientific Proof of the Existence of God
William S. Hatcher

Us and Them: Alienation and World Order
Charles O. Lerche

In the Beginning Was the Word: Apocalypse and the Education of the Soul
Ross Woodman

Commentaries

Response to Commentary on “On Human Origins” by Craig Loehle
Keven Brown

Commentary on “Forging More Perfect Unions” by William Barnes
John A. Grayzel

Author’s Response to Commentary on “Forging More Perfect Unions”
William Barnes

Reviews

Review of On the Shoulders of Giants by Craig Loehle
Gilbert Bartholomew

Review of Environment: Patrimonie de l’humanité by Association d’etudes Bahá’íes—Europe
Arthur Lyon Dahl

Review of The Covenant of Bahá’u’lláh and The Ministry of the Custodians 1957-1963: An Account of the Stewardship of the Hands of the Cause
John Danesh and Seena Fazel

Volume 5 n. 3, 1993

Contents

Three Teaching Methods Used During North America’s First Seven–Year Plan
Roger M. Dahl

A Bahá’í Approach to the Claim of Finality in Islam
S. Fazel and Khazeh Fananapazir

Notes on the Bábí and Bahá’í Religions in Russia and its Territories
Graham Hassall

Reviews

Review of The Seven Candles of Unity ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Edinburgh
Wendi Momen

Review of “Three Volumes of Poetry” by Michael Fitzgerald
Larry Rowdon

Volume 4 n. 4, 1992

Contents

“The Angle of Ascent”: Process and Achievement in the Work of Robert Hayden
Ann Boyles

Reality Matters
B. Hoff Conow

Altruism and Extensivity in the Bahá’í Religion
Wendy Heller and Hoda Mahmoudi

The Spiritual Role of Art
Ludwig Tuman

Commentaries

Commentary on “Táhirih: A Religious Paradigm of Womanhood” by Susan Stiles Maneck
Janet Cundall

Reviews

Review of Studying the Writings of Shoghi Effendi, Morten Bergsmo ed.
Melanie Smith

Volume 5 n. 2, 1992

Contents

Rights and Responsibilities in the Bahá’í Family System
Hoda Mahmoudi and Richard Dabell

Immanence and Transcendence in Divine Scripture
Michael Sours

Commentaries

Commentary on “Conversion of Religious Minorities” by Susan Stiles
Foad Katirai

Commentary on “Commentary on “On Human Origins” by Iraj Ayman
John S. Hatcher

Response to Commentary
Iraj Ayman

Author’s Response to Commentary
Craig Loehle

Reviews

Review of Bahá’í Families by Patricia Wilcox
Michael J. Bruwer

Review of Prophecies of Jesus by Michael W. Sours
Christopher Buck

Review of The Eternal Quest for God by Julio Savi
William S. Hatcher

Volume 5 n. 1, 1992

Contents

Forging More Perfect Unions
William Barnes

Feminine Forms of the Divine in Bahá’í Scripture
Paula Drewek

Prolegomena to a Bahá’í Theology
J. A. McLean

Corrections

Bahá’u’lláh as “World Reformer”
Christopher Buck

Commentaries

Commentary on “Women in Art” by Anne Gordon Atkinson
Roxanne Lalonde

Author’s Response to Commentary on “Women in Art”
Anne Gordon Atkinson Perry

Reviews

Review of Learning about Growth by The Ruhi Institute
Susan Clay

Volume 3 n. 4, 1991

Contents

The Calligraphy of Mishkin-Qalam
Julie Oeming Badiee and Heshmatollah Badiee

Bahá’u’lláh as “World Reformer”
Christopher Buck

An Introduction to the Kitab-i-Iqan
Nasser Sabet

Commentaries

Response to Linda O’Neil’s Commentary on “The Equality of Women: The Bahá’í Principle of Complementarity”
Nancy Lease

Commentary on “The Evolution of Reality” by George Land
Tony Michel

Volume 4 n. 3, 1991

Contents

Evolving toward a Bahá’í Economic System
Gregory C. Dahl

The Potential of the Bahá’í Faith to Grow in Scope and Influence
Annette Prosterman

Maharishi Ayurveda: A Bahá’í Exploration
Felicity Rawlings

Research Notes

The Bahá’í Faith Seen through the Eyes of Major Encyclopedias
S. Fazel

The Syrian Prophet(s)
Enoch N. Tanyi

Commentaries

Commentary on Iraj Ayman’s commentary on “On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective” by Craig Loehle
Susan B. Brill

Commentary on Iraj Ayman’s commentary on “On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective” by Craig Loehle
M. K. Rohani

Response to Commentaries
Iraj Ayman

Commentary on “Exploring Male Oppression from a Family-Systems Perspective” by Janet Huggins
Hoda Mahmoudi

Author’s Response to Commentary on “Exploring Male Oppression from a Family-Systems Perspective”
Janet Huggins

Reviews

Review of Occasions of Grace by Roger White
Alex Aronson

Review of Rhapsody, God’s Whimsy, and Planet Dreams
Ann Boyles

Volume 3 n. 3, 1991

Contents

Lev Tolstoi and the Bábí and Bahá’í Religions A Bibliography
William P. Collins and Jan T. Jasion

The Angel in the Garrison
Horace Holley

Towards a World Economy
John Huddleston

The Conversion of Religious Minorities to the Bahá’í Faith in Iran: Some Preliminary Observations
Susan Stiles Maneck

The End of the World: Whatever Happened? Or Leftover Time to Kill
Ross Woodman

Reviews

Review of The Bahá’í Teachings: A Resurgent Model of the Universe by B. Hoff Conow
Keven Brown

Review of Bibliography of English-Language Works on the Bábí and Bahá’í Faiths 1844-1985 by William P. Collins
Roger M. Dahl

Reviews of Four Histories of the Bahá’í Faith in South Africa, the Philippines, India, and Japan
Graham Hassall

Volume 4 n. 2, 1991

Contents

Women in Art
Anne Gordon Atkinson

The Great Tao
Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew

Developing a Participatory Approach to Learning
Maija Pihlainen

Reviews

Review of The Inner Limits of Mankind: Heretical Reflections on Today’s Values, Culture, and Politics by Ervin Laszlo
John N. Danesh

Review of Asking Questions: A Challenge to Fundamentalism by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
Graham Hassall

Review of Faith and World Economy: A Joint Venture, Bahá’í Perspective by Guiseppe Robiati
Mary Fish

Review of Faith and World Economy: A Joint Venture, Bahá’í Perspective by Guiseppe Robiati
Edward Rappaport

Volume 4 n. 1, 1991

Contents

Socrates’/Plato’s Use of Rhetoric: A Bahá’í Perspective
Bret Breneman

The Interdependence of Bahá’í Communities Services of North American Bahá’í Women to Iran
Baharieh Rouhani Ma’ani

The Maid of Heaven, the Image of Sophia, and the Logos Personification of the Spirit of God in Scripture and Sacred Literature
Michael W. Sours

Bahá’u’lláh’s Influence on the New York School of Painting: The “Unapprehended Inspiration” of Newman and Rothko
Ross Woodman

Commentary

Commentary on “On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective” by Craig Loehle
Iraj Ayman

Reviews

Review of Unless and Until: A Bahá’í Focus on the Environment by Arthur Lyon Dahl
William Gregg

Volume 2 n. 4, 1990

Contents

Sacred Mythology and the Bahá’í Faith
William P. Collins

Interpretation as Revelation: The Qur’an Commentary of the Báb
Todd Lawson

On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective
Craig Loehle

The Development of Communication and the Communication of Development
K. Dean Stephens

Commentary

Commentary on “The Equality of Women: The Bahá’í Principle of Complementarity” by John Hatcher
Linda O’Neil

Reviews

Reviews of A Tree Like This, Living the Boundaries, New World Suite by Michael Fitzgerald
Bruce Filson

Review of Hinduism and the Bahá’í Faith by Moojan Momen
Anne Pearson

Volume 2 n. 3, 1990

Contents

Liberal Democracy and the Bahá’í Administrative Order: An Analysis
Arash Abizadeh

A Bahá’í Perspective on the Origin of Matter
Keven Brown

Some Reflections of the Different Meanings of the Word Báb
Amelia L. Danesh

The Equality of Women: The Bahá’í Principle of Complementarity
John S. Hatcher

Translating the Bahá’í Writings
Craig A. Volker

Reviews

Review of Bahá’í Focus on Development by Moojan Momen
Kurt Hein

Critique de Les Jardiniers de Dieu à la rencontre de cinq millions de bahá’ís de Colette Gouvion et Philippe Jouvion
Robert Laliberté

Review of A Study of Bahá’u’lláh’s Tablet to the Christians by Michael W. Sours Jack McLean

Volume 3 n. 2, 1990

Contents

Selflessness: Congruences between the Cognitive–Developmental Research Program and the Bahá’í Writings
Rhett Diessner

A Bahá’í Approach to the Claim of Exclusivity and Uniqueness in Christianity
S. Fazel and Khazeh Fananapazir

From Copper to Gold: Finding Form
Dorothy F. Gilstrap

Racial Identity and the Patterns of Consolation in the Poetry of Robert Hayden
John S. Hatcher

Exploring Male Oppression from a Family–Systems Perspective
Janet Huggins

Research Note

Mormonism or the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter–day Saints
William P. Collins

Commentary

Author’s Response to Arash Abizadeh’s Commentary on “On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective”
Craig Loehle

Reviews

Review of Studies in the Bábí and Bahá’í Religions, Moojan Momen ed.
J. R. I. Cole

Review of Logic and Logos by William Hatcher
Malcolm Sargent

Volume 3 n. 1, 1990

Contents

Agriculture: A Fundamental Principle
Paul Hanley

The Evolution of Reality
George Land

Principles of Consultation Applied to the Process of Innovation in a Corporate Environment
Robert B. Rosenfeld and Michael H. Winger-Bearskin

The Missing Dimension in the Built Environment: A Challenge for the 21st Century
Leo R. Zrudlo

Commentaries

Commentary on “On Human Origins: A Bahá’í Perspective” by Craig Loehle
Arash Abizadeh

Commentary on “Whither the International Auxiliary Language?” by P. Chew
Susan Gilman

Reviews

Review of Social and Economic Development: A Bahá’í Approach by Holly Hanson Vick
Glen Eyford

Review of A Sense of History by John Hatcher
Michael Fitzgerald

Review of The Search for a Just Society by John Huddleston
Richard G. R. Schickele

Volume 1 n. 4, 1989

Contents

The Good of the World and the Happiness of the Nations: A Study of Modern Utopian and Dystopian Literature
Elham Afnan

Mark Tobey’s City Paintings
Julie Badiee

Les Valeurs economiques et les valeurs morales
William S. Hatcher

Symbols of Individuation in E. S. Stevens’s “The Mountain of God”
Cal E. Rollins

Reviews/Critiques de livres

Critique de Unité dans la divrsité – les religions au service de la vérité de O. P. Ghai
Pierre-Yves Mocquais

Review of Achieving Peace by the Year 2000 by John Huddleston
Brad Pokorny

Review of A Leaf of Honey and the Proverbs of the Rainforest by Joseph Shepperd
Lin Poyer

Commentary

Commentary on “The Role of Material Goods in Spiritual Development” by Lin Poyer Will C. Van Den Hoonaard

Volume 1 n. 3, 1989

Contents

Harmony of Science and Religion: A Complementarity Perspective
Gilbert A. Bartholomew

Alzheimer’s Disease: An Eclipse before Sunset
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

From Oppression to Equality: The Emergence of the Feminist Perspective
Hoda Mahmoudi

A Preliminary Survey of Hermeneutical Principles Found within the Bahá’í Writings
Dann J. May

The Role of Material Goods in Spiritual Development
Lin Poyer

Reviews

Review of Drawings, Verse and Belief by Bernard Leach
Julie Badiee

Review of Selections from the Writings of E.G. Browne on the Bábí and Bahá’í Religions, Moojan Momen ed.
John Danesh

Volume 2 n. 2, 1989

Contents

Whither the International Auxiliary Language?
Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew

Language and Worldview
Alvino E. Fantini

Humankind’s Path to Peace in Global Society
Ervin Laszlo

Táhirih: A Religious Paradigm of Womanhood
Susan Stiles Maneck

Learning from History
Moojan Momen

Reviews

Review of Ressurection and Renewal: The Making of the Babi Movement in Iran, 1844-1850 by Abbas Amanat
Amin Banani

Review of The Creative Circle: Art, Literature, and Music in the Bahá’í Perspective, Michael Fitzgerald ed. Ross Woodman

Volume 2 n. 1, 1989

Contents

The Role of Music in the Advancement of Civilization
Kerry Hart

Dilemmas and Prospects of Writing a Bahá’í Encyclopedia
Will C. van den Hoonaard

Spiritual Foundations for an Ecologically Sustainable Society
Robert A. White

The Role of the Feminine in the New Era
Marion Woodman

Reviews

Review of “The Bahá’í Faith: Sect or Religion?” by Udo Schaefer
Roger LaPointe

Review of The Way to Inner Freedom: A Practical Guide to Personal Development by Erik Blumenthal
Dawn K. Smith

Commentaries

Commentary on “The Purpose of Poetry” by Shirin Sabri
David L. Erickson

Commentary on “The Purpose of Poetry” by Shirin Sabri
Jack McLean

Commentary on “The Good of the World and the Happiness of the Nations: A Study of Modern Utopian and Dystopian Literature” by Elham Afnan Ross Woodman

Volume 1 n. 2, 1988

Volume 1 n. 1, 1988

Contents

Editorial Statement

Reflections on the Spiritual Dynamics of the Bahá’í Faith
Alessandro Bausani

Bahá’í Youth and Sexuality: A Personal/Professional View
Sharon Hatcher and Andrew Kennedy

Scholarship and the Bahá’í Community
Moojan Momen

The Purpose of Poetry
Shirin Sabri

Education and Moral Development in Children
Susan Clay Stoddart

Reviews
Review of Science and Religion: Towards the Restoration of an Ancient Harmony by Anjam Khursheed
G.A. Bartholomew

Review of Unity: The Creative Foundation of Peace by H.B. Danesh
Susan Lamb