Resources

On this page, you can find materials that assist with scholarship concerning the application of Baháʼí teachings to contemporary issues, as well as the study of the history of the Baháʼí Faith and the Baháʼí community. Resources include guidance from the Universal House of Justice information about the Baháʼí Faith, as well as links to Baháʼí journals and academic and educational institutions.

Contributing to Academic and Professional Discourses

Bahá’í Participation in Public Discourse: Considerations Related to History, Concepts, and Approach, by Shahriar Razavi
Vimeo

Learning to Read Reality in the Light of Revelation, by Haleh Arbab
PDF, Vimeo

The Intellectual Life of the Bahá’í Community, by Farzam Arbab
PDF, Vimeo

Toward a Framework for Action, by Paul Lample
PDF, Vimeo

Engaging in the Discourses of Society – Study material developed for the 2016 ABS Conference
PDF

Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition: Reflections on Baháʼí Practice and Thought
eds. Geoffrey Cameron and Ben Schewel

Guidance on Bahá’í Scholarship

Scholarship compilation
PDF

Issues Related to Study of the Faith
PDF

Follow up letter to Issues letter
PDF

2013 Letter from the Universal House of Justice regarding ABS-NA
PDF

Information about the Bahá’í Faith

Baháʼí World Website
http://www.bahai.org

Bahá’ís of the United States
http://www.bahai.us

Bahá’ís of Canada
http://www.ca.bahai.org

Other National Communities
http://www.bahai.org/worldwide-community/national-communities/

Research Tools

Bahá’í Reference Library
https://www.bahai.org/library/

BIC Statement Library
http://www.bic.org/statements-and-reports/statements

BahaiResearch.com
http://www.bahairesearch.com/default.aspx

Bahá’í Encyclopedia Project
http://www.bahai-encyclopedia-project.org

Ocean Library
http://bahai-education.org/ocean/

Bahaipedia
http://bahaipedia.org/Main_Page

Selected Talks on Bahá’í Scholarship

Address by Mr. Paul Lample at the 32nd ABS Annual Conference
PDF

Aspects of Scholarship by Peter Khan
PDF

Plenary ABS talk by Peter Khan
PDF

The Generation of Knowledge by Haleh Arbab
ABS 2007 Haleh Arbab

Questions and Bahá’í Studies
PDF

Journals & Serial Publications

Journal of Bahá’í Studies (ABS NA)
bahaistudies.ca/publications/

Bahá’í Studies Review (ABS-UK)
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=155/

Irfan Colloquium
http://irfancolloquia.org

Organizations

Association for the Bahá’í Studies in Persian
http://www.absp.org

Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity
http://www.globalprosperity.org

Bahá’í Institute for Higher Education
http://www.bihe.org

Wilmette Institute
https://wilmetteinstitute.org/

Featured Videos

2013 Knowledge into Action: The Bahá’í Imperative to Serve Humanity

Layli Miller-Muro

2018 Navigating the Discourse on Race within the Politicized Landscape of Journalism

Jesse Washington

2015 The Nature and Dynamics of Oppression, Empowerment, and the Battle against Oppression

Nader Saiedi