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The impressive account of the adventure of Abdul-Baha, throughout a lot of the U.S. to percentage a message of the oneness of humanity and the rules of common peace.

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We have arranged to meet you every day at the homes of the friends…. I will see you again. Now I will greet each one of you personally. 11 With that, the formal meeting ended. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá greeted people—especially the children—for quite a while, then said good-bye and returned to his hotel. ” Some non-Bahá’ís, like Ives, had perceived something extraordinary in the face and bearing of the head of the Bahá’í Faith. The adulation from the sober businessmen, pensive seekers, and starry-eyed artists must have presented a fascinating but puzzling sight.

The Americans included Juliet Thompson, whose diary provides a valuable and enthusiastic window into his New York sojourn, and Horace Holley, a new Bahá’í of great talent whose commitment to the Faith was greatly strengthened by meeting him. Hippolyte Dreyfus and Laura Dreyfus-Barney, two of Europe’s most dedicated Bahá’ís—who both spoke Persian and had translated many Bahá’í works into English and French—met with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to help plan the next steps of his journey. Persian visitors included Zillu’s-Sultán, eldest son of Náṣiri’d-Dín-Sháh, Iran’s late king, now in exile in nearby Geneva, Switzerland.

Today, after one glance at the Master, this was just the way she looked. 8 Mr. i After a cup of tea and a rest, they were ready to go to the home of the Kinneys at 780 West End Avenue, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan between Broadway and Riverside Park. The Kinneys were comfortable, though not wealthy, and leased an elegant house. ” reported Mahmúd-i-Zarqání (c. 1875–1924). ” Howard Colby Ives, a Unitarian minister at the Brotherhood Church in Jersey City, New Jersey, and a friend of the Bahá’í Faith,iv left this account: The press of eager friends [Bahá’ís] and curious ones was so great that it was difficult even to get inside the doors.

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