Selected Links

Bahá’í Bibliography and Selected Links (2013)

(Bahá’í, On Common Ground)


Esslemont, J.E. Baha'u'llah and the New Era, An Introduction to the Baha'i Faith (Wilmette, Illinois: Baha'i Publishing Trust), 2006. 

"Baha'i Faithful Prepare for World Congress." Ari L. Goldman. The New York Times. 22 November 1992.

Smith, Peter. The Babi and Baha'i Religions (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 1987. 

Sobhani, Mouhebat. Baha'i Teachings for the New World Order (New York: Waldorf Enterprises), 1992.

Stockman, Robert. Abdul-Baha in America (Wilmette, Illinois: Baha'i Publishing Trusts), 2012.

Stockman, Robert. The Baha'i Faith in America, Vol. 1 (1892-1900) (Wilmette, Illinois: Baha'i Publishing Trusts), 1985.

Stockman, Robert. The Baha'i Faith in America, Vol. 2 (1900-1912) (Oxford: George Ronald), 1995. 

Thompson, Juliet. The Diary of Juliet Thompson (Los Angeles: Kalimat Press), 1983. 

White, Christopher G. "Myths and Realities: Stories of 'Abdu'l-Baha and their Impact on the Development of the American Baha'i Community." Research Paper, Harvard University, 1994.


Selected Links

Resources from

Directory of Religious Centers

Profiles of Religious Centers

Religious Diversity Newsfeed: Bahá’í

International News


World Religions in Greater Boston

Bahá’í Communities in San Diego County, CA


Additional Resources

239 Days in America
A social media documentary tracing the history of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's brief time in the United States.

Bahá’í Communities: United States
A directory of Bahá’í communities in the United States, maintained by the Official Website of the Bahá’ís of the United States.

Bahá’í Distribution Service
The official literature arm of the Bahá’í faith in the United States: distributes books, music, videos, DVDs and software.

The Bahá’í Faith
The official website of the Bahá’ís of the United States.

Introduces the Bahá’í faith “in the words of its Prophet Founder.”

The Bahá’í House of Worship of North America
A site commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bahá’í House of Worship of North America in Wilmette, Illinois.

Bahá’í International Community: United Nations Office - Statement Library
Offers reports on Bahá’í contributions to U.N. proceedings; statements are searchable by language.

Bahá’í Reference Library
An agency of the Bahá’í International Community, this site provides electronic access to selected writings of the Bahá’í Faith in the Arabic, English and Persian languages.

Bahá’í World News Service
A news service of the Bahá’í International Community.

The Bahá’ís
The international site of the Bahá’í Faith, including a list of official Bahá’í sites.
An online community for Bahá’í youth, produced by the Youth Desk of the National Spiritual Assembly of Bahá’ís of the United States. (requires login)

Bosch Bahá’í School
One of five permanent schools for Bahá’í ­ learning in the U.S., located in Santa Cruz, California.

Green Acre Bahá’í School
One of three major conference centers of the Bahá’í community of the United States, located in Eliot, Maine.

Louhelen Bahá’í School
An education and conference center established in 1931 in Davison, Michigan.

Native American Bahá’í Institute
A regional training institute located on a 40-acre campus in the Navajo Nation.

One Country
The online newsletter of the Bahá’í International Community.

Wilmette Institute
An online Bahá’í learning center “offering academic, professional, and service-oriented programs.”