Central Figures: The Bab, Vol. 2

Enjoy stories of love, sacrifice, and heroism in this second fully illustrated storybook on the life and teachings of the Bab. Stories on the following topics are included: The Historical and Social Context of the World of the 19th Century; The Historical and Social Context of Iran in the 19th Century; The Herald of Baha'u'llah and Harbinger of the Most Great Light; The Letters of the Living; The Ministry of the Bab after His Declaration; The Conference of Badasht; and The Development of the Baha'i Calendar.

This volume is part of a series of colorful, beautifully illustrated storybooks on the history and teachings of the Baha'i Faith. With stories set in historical as well as contemporary contexts, readers will have the opportunity to relive the history of the Faith, while also learning to apply the Baha'i teachings in their everyday lives. Readers will fall in love with these tales of love, service, and sacrifice for the betterment of humanity. Perfect for teachers, parents, and readers of all ages, this comprehensive series of storybooks is designed to accompany the Core Curriculum Lesson Planning Guides for teachers of children and junior youth, or stand alone.

Created through the dedicated efforts of many distinguished authors and illustrators, this volume will capture the hearts of young readers, calling them to think about their purpose in life and inviting them to participate in God's plan for humanity. Corresponding discussion questions for each story help to foster a deeper understanding of the Faith, its history, and its relevance to contemporary circumstances. Children everywhere will love the storybooks, as will parents and teachers.

Elizabeth Martin notes: "Dear Readers, you are about to travel to the wonderful and exciting world of the Bab. You will experience stories that are set in the Day of God, some in the glorious future. You will meet spiritual giants and people like yourselves-some with familiar names and others you will come to know and love. Your minds will be expanded, your hearts uplifted and your souls inspired. I know that you will enjoy your spirit-filled journey!"

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