Hand of the Cause of God

Jalal Khazeh

In December 1953, when Mr. Khazeh returned from one of his two-month teaching trips he was awakened at four o'clock in the morning by three Baha'i friends who wanted to congratulate him. Greatly astonished,

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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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Keith Ransom-Kehler

Ransom-Kehler addressed seven long, incisive letters to the shah and tolerated many sessions with officials whose insincerity was all too evident to her. She knew that the shah was probably never apprised of the

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Dr. Ugo Giachery

Dr. Ugo Giachery headed the completion of the Shrine of the Bab in Haifa that was started by 'Abdu'l-Bahá; working closely with architect, William Sutherland Maxwell,. This project was directed by the head

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Siyyid Mustafa Rumi

In May 1878, his travel teaching took Siyyid Mustafa Rumi to Myanmar (Burma). There he would, not yet knowing the local language, together with Jamal Effendi and Haji Siyyid Mihdi, lay the foundation for

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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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