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1 Oct
2012
Biography: Kanichi Yamamoto

Biography: Kanichi Yamamoto

When Kanichi Yamamoto first learned of the Faith of Bahá’u’lláh, he wished to write to the Master and declare to Him his belief but he was concerned that his English was too poor.  His spiritual mother—Miss Elizabeth Muther—encouraged him to […]

2 Aug
2012
The Marriage of Louis and Louisa Gregory

The Marriage of Louis and Louisa Gregory

 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá stirred up a revolution on race relations when visiting America in 1912 at a time of many restrictions for African-Americans. He rarely criticized others or over-emphasized any tenants of the Bahá’í Faith except His insistence on race amity and equality of […]

23 Jul
2012
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Podcast 18: Party Politic 2

Podcast 18: Party Politic 2

On July, 23 1912 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá gave a talk on the topic of politics at the Hotel Victoria in Boston. There were variety of people present at this talk, including journalist who quoted Him on the purpose of His visit. I came for […]

17 Jul
2012
The Wedding of Grace & Harlan Ober

The Wedding of Grace & Harlan Ober

On July 17th, Harlan Ober and Grace Robarts were married in the presence of  ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. Earl Redman’s book on the Master’s travels recounts the event in these words: …the friends gathered at  ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s house at 309 West 78th St for the usual […]