Another of those who left their homeland to become our neighbors and fellow prisoners was ‘Abdu’l-Ghaffár of Iṣfahán. He was a highly perceptive individual who, on commercial business, had traveled about Asia Minor for
Albert Windust wrote that Greenleaf "was one of the three recognized pillars of strength of the Cause in the early days," the others being Chase and Agnew. Greenleaf’s contributions may have been
Mr. Hartmutt Grossmann was the son of the Hand of the Cause of God, Dr. Hermann Grossmann. His mother and grandmother were both Bahá’ís.
Helen had an absolute belief in the power of prayer and the answers it provided to daily challenges and tests. To her, the answers were clear, immediate and not to be doubted. Hearing someone’s
Gregory was instrumental in arranging for two major speaking engagements for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Washington DC to an audience of more than a thousand in Rankin Chapel at Howard University, and that evening to a
William Gibson had trained for the ministry at Howard University in Washington, had become a Christian Science healer, and in 1912, still searching, was attending spiritualist meetings when he was directed to a Bahá'í
Joan Giddings who is pioneering from England in Cardiff has a lovely enthusiastic, sincere spirit and is eager to form an Assembly in this difficult spot. Cardiff is one of the most important ports
When he heard of a new Faith dawning, and awoke to the tidings that on Persia’s horizons the Sun of Truth had risen, he was filled with holy ecstasy, and he longed and loved.
Mrs. Sara Kenny, then a member of the Los Angeles Assembly, describes Carole Lombard as she appeared that night. She looked very young, in a simple tailored suit; usually so vital, now she was
The adoption of his faith marked a turning of his life from knife-carrying roughneck to global citizen, and from alcohol to soul force, in the words of author Nat Hentoff, who knew Gillespie for