These are the communications of the body of the Hands of the Cause of God residing in the Holy Land during the critical years between the passing of Shoghi Effendi in 1957 and the election of the Universal House of Justice in 1963.
Amatu'l-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum
An Introduction to Bahá'í Administration by Adib Taherzadeh
In this thoughtful book Adib Taherzadeh
* traces the origin of the Bahá’í Administrative Order
*outlines the spiritual standards and principles that govern the workings of the Spiritual Assembly
* emphasizes the importance of understanding the spirit of the Administrative Order and of conforming to it
* describes the gradual unfoldment of the administrative institutions of the Bahá’í Faith
George Ronald Publisher, Oxford
By Shahbaz Fatheazam
The Author, Mr Houshmand Fatheazam’s son, who had, as a child, been an eye witness to the election of the first Universal House of Justice in 1963, has recorded his impressions of, and his thoughts about the event, and the fifty years of functioning of that Supreme Body as the World Center of the Bahá’i community.
Baha'i Publishing Trust, US
A Universal Lamp of Guidance
by John Kolstoe
This book is about the Bahá'í method of decision-making -- consultation.George Ronald, Oxford
"The coming global endeavour to which the friends will be summoned calls for the application of proven strategies, systematic action, informed analysis, and keen insight. Yet above all, it is a spiritual enterprise, and its true character should never be obscured. The urgency to act is impelled by the world’s desperate condition…”
(The Universal House of Justice)Soft Cover
This compilation is an introduction to the institution of the Local Spiritual Assembly, the administrative body for the local Baha'i community.
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust USA