Day
81

Donkeys in Baltimore

News travels fast while the voting drags on at the Democratic National Convention. FULL STORY >>

Day
80

Speaking Persian in America

The Persian Consul of New York invites ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to a barbecue. FULL STORY >>

Day
79

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s “Feast of Unity”

‘Abdu’l-Bahá organizes a giant outdoor feast at the estate of Roy Wilhelm in Englewood, New Jersey. FULL STORY >>

Day
78

Militarizing Human Ingenuity

‘Abdu’l-Bahá addresses the dark side modern technological progress. FULL STORY >>

Day
77

“Do Not Bring Him in Here”

In the summer of 1852, in Tehran’s darkest prison, an eight-year-old ‘Abdu’l-Bahá sees his father, Bahá’u’lláh, in chains. FULL STORY >>

Day
76

“Thy Pomp Shall Soon Pass Away”

‘Abdu’l-Bahá distinguishes the dominion of Jesus Christ from the temporal power of political leaders like Napoleon. FULL STORY >>

Day
75

June 24, 1912: The Week Ahead

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá takes a leisurely stroll in the park, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

Day
74

Politicking and Personalities

‘Abdu’l-Bahá comments on the manner in which Americans elect their leaders. FULL STORY >>

Day
73

Elephants in Chicago

William Jennings Bryan attends the Republican National Convention, not as a candidate, but as a journalist. FULL STORY >>

Day
72

Swifter, Higher, Stronger

As Americans get ready for the 1912 Olympics, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá discusses the meaning of true fellowship. FULL STORY >>

Day
71

I Have Seen a Curious Article Which Astonished Me

In 1911, Reverend Peter Easton wrote a sensational attack against ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. In June, 1912, Mirzá Abu’l-Fazl wrote back. FULL STORY >>

Day
70

To Drag the Soul Down to Hell

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is in New York, a year-old dispute reaches a climax. FULL STORY >>

Day
69

The Pursuit of Happiness

As some unsettled weather clears, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá suggests a remedy for one New Yorker’s headache. FULL STORY >>

Day
68

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

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

Day
67

Brooklyn Gets More Than It Bargained For

‘Abdu’l-Bahá uses a controversy with the Episcopal Church to discuss Bahá’u’lláh’s unifying power as a messenger of God. FULL STORY >>

Day
66

Brooklyn Refuses to Silence ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Churches in Brooklyn take action in response to the ongoing controversy on ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and the Episcopal Church. FULL STORY >>

Day
65

“Put Us in a Steamer and Drown Us”

‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells one New Yorker how to stay the course through the storms of life. FULL STORY >>

Day
64

I Was Tired So I Slept

Through years of continuous banishment, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá perfected his ability to seize fleeting moments of sleep. FULL STORY >>

Day
63

The Handsomest Young Man in Baghdad

In prison and exile, a young ‘Abdu’l-Bahá became adept at managing crisis. FULL STORY >>

Day
62

Along the Color Line

In the June issue of The Crisis, W. E. B. Du Bois prints his account of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá at the Fourth Annual Conference of the NAACP. FULL STORY >>

Day
61

News, Insight, and Shredded Wheat

The American Review of Reviews editorializes about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s 1911 visit to London. FULL STORY >>

Day
60

Acres of Diamonds

Russell Conwell, Philadelphia’s trailblazing pastor, introduces ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to his 2,500 parishioners at the Baptist Temple. FULL STORY >>

Day
59

The Holy Experiment

‘Abdu’l-Bahá travels to Philadelphia, the city founder William Penn built as the New World’s center of religious freedom. FULL STORY >>

Day
58

Out and About in New York

‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends three eventful days traversing the boroughs of New York City. FULL STORY >>

Day
57

Can You Paint Me in a Half Hour?

Juliet Thompson, a painter living in Greenwich Village, begins a portrait she feels she was destined to produce. FULL STORY >>