I have been fascinated with Baha’i Studies, especially history, since my youth. Studying Islamic Studies and History, then, at the university, opened new vistas for me. By learning Arabic, Persian and in particular Ottoman Turkish, beside my native Turkish and …

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Living amongst both the poorest nations and the wealthiest nations of the world for more than four decades, I witnessed inequality in the standard of living and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. It was clear experiences …

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I was born and brought up in England. After leaving school and secretarial training, I worked for a professor of Imperial History at King’s College, University of London. My first move was to Montreal for a few months, where I …

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Learning and teaching about the oneness of religion has been the focus of my personal and academic interests. Having been turned off of religion by sectarian squabbling and rigidity, my family, going back to my grandparents on both sides, were …

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Christopher Buck (PhD, JD) is an attorney and an independent scholar who has written several books, including : God & Apple Pie (2015), with an introduction by J. Gordon Melton (Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, Baylor University); Religious Myths …

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In looking to make the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah, the Bab, and the dramatic origins of the Baha’i Faith more accessible to a wide range of readers, I turned my writing skills to creative nonfiction – a contemporary, experimental …

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I began writing about Bahá’í theology and history when I was in my mid-20s, with articles in the journal World Order, and later in The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, The Bahá’í Studies Review, and library-related journals regarding organization of Bahá’í …

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I have always loved history but as I was not interested in teaching I became an archivist at the National Baha’i Archives, United States. But I ended up also doing my own research in American Baha’i History and have published …

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I was born in Kingston, Jamaica. My interest in music, theatre, and the literary arts led me to abandon my academic degrees and a career in the Forensic Sciences, to take up a position with the British Council Caribbean as …

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Sherna Hough Deamer is a professional writer who became a Bahá’í in Los Angeles in 1978. Within months of enrolling in the Faith she was asked to do public relations work on behalf of the persecuted Baha’is of Iran. She …

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