Hand of the Cause of God

Dorothy Beecher Baker

She often said something to this effect: Nothing worth knowing is attained without labor, tremendous effort, and undivided attention. She always felt sure that she was to go forth to service and that her

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Musa Banani

In Persia his elder brother came into contact with the Bahá’ís and accepted the Faith, but Músá Banání had no interest in his brother’s spiritual concerns. In 1911 he was living as a merchant

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John Ferraby

John Ferraby Born: January 9, 1914 Death: September 5, 1973 Place of Birth: Southsea, England Location of Death: Cambridge, England Burial Location:  John Ferraby was a British Bahá’í and Hand of the Cause of God appointed by Shoghi

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Siegfried Schopflocher

Eager to assist Shoghi Effendi, Schopflocher helped to subsidize publication of The Bahá’í World, a series of reference volumes on the Bahá’í Faith and its international activities that were prepared under Shoghi Effendi’s supervision

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Paul Haney

His first job was in a government office in Washington D.C., while he attended night school. He became a member of the first National Youth Committee in the United States. Later, he attended

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Hasan Muvaqqar Balyuzi

Hasan Balyuzi, representing the Afnan, was appointed by Shoghi Effendi as a Hand of the Cause of God on October 11, 1957. This was one of the Guardian’s last messages to the Bahá'í world

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Dr. Rahmatu’llah Muhajir

The native inhabitants of Mentawai Island had no previous medical care and practically all of them were suffering from tropical diseases Dr. Rahmát Muhajir field of specialty being preventive medicine, set out to develop

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Harold Collis Featherstone

In October 1957 he was appointed a Hand of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi. From 1957 Featherstone maintained an 18-member Auxiliary Board (nine for propagation, nine for protection), spread throughout the Pacific,

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Amatu’l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum

Over his mother's signature, but drafted by the Guardian, the following cable was sent to America: “Announce Assemblies celebration marriage beloved Guardian. Inestimable honour conferred upon handmaid of Baha'u'llah Ruhiyyih Khanum Miss Mary Maxwell.

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William Sears

From his years Billy Sears possessed an inordinate interest in God. He asked his parents, his grandfather, the preacher, the mayor, even the local people he met a myriad of questions: 'Did God have

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