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156

“Sometimes I Made Him Laugh”

In Chicago, a young Japanese man dangles from a lamp post to catch a glimpse of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

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155

Europe “One Vast Arsenal,” Says ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

On September 11, Buffalo papers print ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s verbal attack against the contemporary pretexts for war. FULL STORY >>

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154

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey So Far: Month Five

Highlights from the fifth month of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journey through North America.  FULL STORY >>

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153

Jim Loft and the Man on the Train

A four year old Mohawk boy, Jim Loft, watches a passing train, and sees something he will only make sense of decades later. FULL STORY >>

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152

The Golden Horseshoe Returns ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to America

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’ rides the train from Montreal, through the industrializing cities of southern Ontario, to Buffalo. FULL STORY >>

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151

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Bids Farewell to Montreal

Our guest writer for the Montreal sequence, Tony Michel, reflects on ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s time in the city. FULL STORY >>

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150

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Montreal Odyssey

‘Abdu’l-Bahá explores Montreal city by carriage, tram, and foot, and acquires a genuine Montreal head cold as a souvenir. FULL STORY >>

Day
149

‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Montreal’s Not-So-Yellow Press

Montreal’s papers battle for readership, publishing both accurate and surprising coverage of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s time in the city.  FULL STORY >>

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148

Principles for a Modern Religion

‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells 1,200 people at St. James Methodist Church in Montreal how religion must change. FULL STORY >>

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147

Economics and Spirituality

In Montreal ‘Abdu’l-Bahá discusses why contemporary economic solutions cannot solve the world’s problems. FULL STORY >>

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146

‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Montreal’s Socialists

‘Abdu’l-Bahá speaks to an audience of 500 in Montreal and suggests new ways to alleviate poverty. FULL STORY >>

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145

“A Traveler Should Stay at a Hotel”

As crowds of callers overwhelm the Maxwells’ hospitality, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá checks out—and checks into the Windsor Hotel. FULL STORY >>

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144

Blood Shed Over “Imaginary Lines”

At the Church of the Messiah in Montreal, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá critiques the imaginary divisions created by humanity. FULL STORY >>

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143

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Tells Canada: “Be Happy!”

In Montreal, Canada, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells newspapers that Canadians should thank God that they are so blessed. FULL STORY >>

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142

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Arrives in Montreal

‘Abdu’l-Bahá crosses into Canada to visit May Maxwell of Montreal, one of the first westerners to meet him in ‘Akká in 1899. FULL STORY >>

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141

William Henry Randall and a Glass of Grape Juice

An unexpected encounter with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá leaves one Bostonian with a lesson in humility.  FULL STORY >>

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140

The Responsibilities of Oneness

At Boston’s Metaphysical Club, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá offers advice on how the abstract notion of oneness applies in everyday life. FULL STORY >>

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139

Women’s Work

At Franklin Square House in Boston, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá speaks to working women about how to get ahead. FULL STORY >>

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138

August 26, 1912: The Week Ahead

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá continues his stay in the Boston area, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

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137

A Few Thoughts on the Potential of Youth

One of our writers shares her thoughts, and a story, about the capabilities of young people. FULL STORY >>

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136

“The Unmistakable and Universal Reformation”

‘Abdu’l-Bahá improvises a talk on spiritual reformation at the New Thought Forum in Boston. FULL STORY >>

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135

Sarah J. Farmer: One of America’s Great Religious Innovators

While Sarah J. Farmer continues to pay the price of being a visionary, she and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá take a walk together on Eliot’s Sunset Hill. FULL STORY >>

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134

The Battles of Sarah J. Farmer

Sarah J. Farmer faces stiff opposition from powerful men as she builds Green Acre during the 1890s. FULL STORY >>

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133

“Within Greenacre’s Mystic Charm and Calm”

In 1899, Sarah Farmer describes the “Greenacre spirit” to a journalist from Lewiston, Maine, during a stroll among the grounds. FULL STORY >>

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132

Fred Mortensen Rides the Rails

A former convict meets ‘Abdu’l-Bahá at Green Acre, in what becomes a life-altering experience. FULL STORY >>