Call to the Nations -- References

  1. Call to the Nations, Extracts from the Writings of Shoghi Effendi; (Universal House of Justice, 1977)
  2. From the third Vahid of the Persian Bayan. Quoted by Shoghi Effendi, God Passes By (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1987), p.25
  3. Shoghi Effendi, The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh: Selected Letters (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Second Revised Edition, 1974), p. 34
  4. The Introduction consists of extracts from a statement prepared by Shoghi Effendi for the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, July 1947.
  5. Written in March 1941.
  6. Shoghi Effendi, The Promised Day Is Come (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1980), pp. 3-7.
  7. ibid. pp. 48-9.
  8. ibid. p. 74.
  9. The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, pp.183-4.
  10. ibid. pp. 186-8.
  11. The Promised Day is Come, pp. 107-8.
  12. ibid. pp. 110-11.
  13. The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, p. 25.
  14. ibid. p. 103.
  15. Written in 1944.
  16. Shoghi Effendi, God Passes By (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Seventh Printing, 1974), pp. xi-xii.
  17. The Promised Day is Come, p. 116.
  18. Written in 1931.
  19. Written in 1931 and refers to the first World War.
  20. Now over a century; the Tablet to Queen Victoria was written about 1870.
  21. The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, pp. 33-48.
  22. ibid. p. 19.
  23. ibid. p. 24.
  24. ibid. p. 98.
  25. ibid. pp. 152-3.
  26. ibid. pp. 153-55.
  27. ibid. pp. 161-2.
  28. Now more than a hundred.
  29. The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, pp. 162-4.
  30. ibid. pp. 166-7.
  31. Written in 1936, since then the number has increased to 235, comprising 190 independent states and 45 territories.
  32. The World Order of Bahá'u'lláh, p. 168.
  33. ibid. pp. 168-9.
  34. ibid. p. 169.
  35. ibid. pp. 202-4.
  36. Messages to the Bahá'í World, 1950-1957 (Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1971), pp. 102-3.
  37. The Promised Day is Come, pp. 116-19.
  38. ibid. pp. 121-4.

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