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The Last Days of Thornton Chase
Of all the Americans ‘Abdu’l-Bahá knew, none were closer to him than Thornton Chase.
The Good Shepherds
‘Abdu’l-Bahá argues that the binding power of religion must lie at the heart of humankind’s hopes for peace.
A Modern Man from the Middle East?
New York’s newspapers are starting to discover that ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is more than just another “exotic Easterner.”
Even Though the World Should Go to Smash
In 1910 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá asks Louis Gregory, an African American lawyer from Washington, DC, about the interracial conflict in America.
One Spark Will Set Aflame the Whole World
Despite being ill, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá delivers a speech to the New York Peace Society in front of thousands at the Hotel Astor.
‘Abdu’l-Bahá Speaks at Stanford University
At Stanford, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá turns the tables on the modern intellectual basis for human aggression.
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.