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Shoghi Effendi The Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith

Introduction

‘Abdu’l‑Bahá (left) with His eldest grandson, Shoghi Effendi.

All stand amazed at the vast range of his achievements and the character of his leadership, a leadership which evoked in a handful of ordinary people powers and capacities which they did not know they possessed…
David Hofman, author and broadcaster

Exploring this topic

This collection of pages explores the life of Shoghi Effendi and his work as Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith, guiding the followers of Bahá’u’lláh in their efforts to expand and consolidate the Bahá’í community. The articles and resources section includes historical background and examples of his prodigious literary skill.

The Life and Work of Shoghi Effendi

Guidance and Translations

Shoghi Effendi’s Passing

Quotations

Articles and Resources