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Bibliography of Recommended Reading

A recommended reading list of Shoghi Effendi’s writings, as well as published accounts of his life and work.

The Works of Shoghi Effendi

The Advent of Divine Justice

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Arohani: Letters from Shoghi Effendi to New Zealand

Fiji: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1982.

Bahá’í Administration

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Call to the Nations

Haifa: Bahá’í World Centre, 1977.

Citadel of Faith

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Dawn of a New Day: Messages to India 1923-1957

New Delhi: Bahá’í Publishing Trust 1970.

The Dispensation of Bahá’u’lláh

Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981.

God Passes By

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Guidance for Today and Tomorrow

Oakham: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1973.

High Endeavours: Messages to Alaska

Anchorage: National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Alaska, 1976.

The Light of Divine Guidance: Messages to individual Bahá’ís and their institutions in Germany and Austria, 1922-1957

Hofheim, Germany: Bahá’í Verlag, 1983 and 1985.

Messages to America: Selected Letters and Cablegrams to the Bahá’ís of North America, 1932-1946

Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1947.

Messages to the Bahá’í World, 1950-1957

Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1971.

Principles of Bahá’í Administration

London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1973.

The Promised Day is Come

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Unfolding Destiny of the British Bahá’í Community

London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981.

The World Order of Bahá’u’lláh

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Commentaries and Appreciations

The Guardianship and the Universal House of Justice

Riviera Beach, FL: Palabra Publications, 1996.

Three Meditations on the Eve of November 4th

A. Q. Faizi. London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1970.

Planning Processes: Lessons from Shoghi Effendi

June Manning Thomas. Ottawa: Bahá’í Studies Publications, 2000.

Studying the Writings of Shoghi Effendi

Morten Bergsmo. ed. Oxford: George Ronald, 1991.

A Tribute to Shoghi Effendi

Amelia Collins. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1960.

The Vision of Shoghi Effendi: Proceedings of the Association of Bahá’í Studies Ninth Annual Conference, November 2-4, 1984, Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa: Bahá’í Studies Publications, 1993.

Historical Accounts

The Guardian of the Bahá’í Faith

Rúhíyyih Rabbaní. London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1988.

A Meeting with Shoghi Effendi

Marcus Bach. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 1993.

The Passing of Shoghi Effendi

Rúhíyyih Rabbaní, with John Ferraby. London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1958.

The Priceless Pearl

Rúhíyyih Rabbaní. London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1969.

Shoghi Effendi in Oxford

Riaz Khadem. Oxford: George Ronald Publisher, 1999.

Shoghi Effendi, Recollections

Ugo Giachery. Oxford: George Ronald Publisher, 1973.

The Ministry of the Custodians, 1957-1963: An Account of the Stewardship of the Hands of the Cause

Rúhíyyih Rabbaní. Haifa: Baha'i World Centre (1992)

Lights of Fortitude

Barron Harper. Oxford: George Ronald Publisher, 1997.