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‘Abdu’l-Bahá Says Farewell to America

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá waits to depart America on the SS Celtic, he offers final words to the crowd gathered to see him off. FULL STORY >>

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At Home in America

Far from being an outsider, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá succeeded in placing himself at the center of virtually all of the nation’s raging debates. FULL STORY >>

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Building a Community of Practice

In addition to his public activities, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá focused on building a community in North America capable of implementing the full range of his father’s vision. FULL STORY >>

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Modern American History

Our Editor-in-Chief offers some thoughts on why ‘Abdu’l-Bahá has eluded American historians in their studies of the Progressive Era. FULL STORY >>

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Religion: The Driving Force Behind Human Civilization

For audiences across America, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá constructed a new definition of religion, even as he critiqued what goes on in its name. FULL STORY >>

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The Collapse of the Progressives: 1917-1920

The political unity underlying the progressive movement disintegrates in the wake of the social upheavals surrounding the Great War. FULL STORY >>

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New York: The Melting Pot on the Hudson: 1912-2012

In the century after ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit, spiritual and material civilization advance in the cultural and commercial capital of the world. FULL STORY >>

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A Nation Shaped by Sacrifice

For all the challenges America has faced since its founding, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá says its greatest sacrifices still lay ahead.  FULL STORY >>