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The references in A Bahá´í Glossary web site appear in the following formats:
 
In parentheses ( ) contain references that are part of the text of the source information (i.e. Bahá'í Glossary by Marzieh Gail).
 
At the end of each definition in square brackets [ABG] refer to where the A Bahá´í Glossary staff aquired the information. Some Terms may have Definitions from more than one source.
 
Within the square brackets [ ]:
 
ABG A Bahá´í Glossary staff.
 
ABBC
Title:    A Basic Bahá'í Chronology
General Editor:    Glenn Cameron with Wendi Momen
Publisher:    George Ronald. Oxford.
Printer:    Biddles Ltd. Guildford and King's Lynn. Great Britain
Copyright:    © 1996. Glenn Cameron
Printing:    1996
Etext Source:   
 
ACEBF
Title:    A Concise Encylopedia of the Bahá'í Faith
General Editor:    Peter Smith
Publisher:    One World. Oxford.
Copyright:    © 2000 Peter Smith
Printing:   \ 2000
Etext Source:    A Bahá'í Glossary staff.
 
BD
Title:    A Basic Bahá'í Dictionary
General Editor:    Wendi Momen
Publisher:    George Ronald. Oxford.
Printer:    Biddles Ltd. Guildford and King's Lynn. Great Britain
Copyright:    © 1989. Wendi Momen
Printing:    1996
Etext Source:    A Bahá'í Glossary staff.
  Excerpts from A Basic Bahá'í Dictionary, Wendi Momen, General editor, are used by permission from George Ronald, Publisher, www.grbooks.com.
 
BG
Title:    Bahá'í Glossary - A Glossary of Persian and Arabic words appearing in the Bahá'í Writings
Author:    Marzieh Gail
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Wilmette
Copyright:    © 1955 National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States
Etext Source:   
 
BP
Title:    Bahá'í Prayers
Author:    Bahá'u'lláh, the Báb and 'Abdu'l-Bahá
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Wilmette
Copyright:    © 1954 National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States
Etext Source:    A Bahá'í Glossary staff.
 
BS
Title:    BAHÁ'Í SCRIPTURES
Author:    Selections from the Utterances of Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá
Translator:    Various See ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND SOURCES
Editor:    HORACE HOLLEY
Approved by:    Bahá'í Committee on Publications, 1923. Second Edition
Publisher:    NEW YORK BRENTANO'S Publishers
Copyright:    COPYRIGHT, 1923, BY BRENTANO'S, INC.
COPYRIGHT, 1928 BAHá'í PUBLISHING COMMITTEE
Printing:    PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
J.J. LITTLE AND IVES COMPANY, NEW YORK
Etext Source:    Bahá'í Library Online
 
BWF
Title:    Bahá'í World Faith
Author:    'Abdu'l-Bahá
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Copyright:    Copyright 1943 (c) 1956, 1976 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States
Printing:    Sixth Printing of 1956 Edition, 1976
Etext Source:    Ocean
 
DB
Title:    The Dawn Breakers: - Nabíl's Narrative of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Revelation
Author:    Nabíl-i-A'ẓam
Translator:    Shoghi Effendi
Editor:    Shoghi Effendi
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Wilmette, Illinois, U.S.A.
Copyright:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Printing:    6th 1996
Etext Source:    Bahá'í World Centre
 
FWU
Title:    Foundations of World Unity
Author:    'Abdu'l-Bahá
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Copyright:    Copyright (c) 1945, by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States
Edition:    Fourth Printing, 1968
Etext Source:    Ocean
 
GPB
Title:    God Basses By
Author:    Shoghi Effendi
Publisher:     
Printer:     
Copyright:     
Edition:     
   
Etext Source:    Bahá'í World Centre
 
GWB
Title:    Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh
Author:    Bahá'u'lláh
Translator:    Shoghi Effendi
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. New Delhi, India.
Printer:    Mehta Art Press. New Delhi, India
Copyright:    © 1973 Bahá'í Publishing Trust. New Delhi, India.
Edition:    First Indian Edition
Etext Source:    Bahá'í World Centre
 
HW
Title:    The Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh
Author:    Bahá'u'lláh
Publisher:     
Printer:     
Copyright:     
Edition:     
Printing:     
   
Etext Source:     
   
 
KA
Title:   
Author:    Bahá'u'lláh
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Printer:    Edwards Brothers. Ann Arbor, Michigan
Copyright:    © 1992 The Universal House of Justice
     Copyright under the Berne Convention
Edition:    First.
Printing:    First.
Etext Source:    Bahá'í World Centre
KA-G    The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Glossary
KA-N    The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Notes
KA-P    The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Paragraph Number
KA-Q&A    The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - Questions and Answers
   
 
OTHER
1.   Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
   
2.   Some Answered Questions by 'Abdu'l-Bahá
   
3.   Lambden, Stephen. "Catastrophe, Armageddon and Millennium: some aspects of the Bábí-Bahá'í exegesis of apocalyptic symbolism". Bahá'í Studies Review. 9.
   
4.   Roderic Maude and Derwent Maude (1997). The Servant, the General, and Armageddon. George Ronald. ISBN 0-85398-424-7.
   
5.   Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition on CD-ROM (v. 4.0.0.3)
© Oxford University Press 2009
 
RS The Ringstone Symbol, A leaflet
 
TDH
Title:    This Decisive Hour
Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the North American Bahá'ís, 1932-1946
Author:    Shoghi Effendi
  {This Decisive Hour} was originally published in 1947 under the title {Messages to America: Selected Letters and Cablegrams Addressed to the Bahá'ís of North America, 1932-1946} by the Bahá'í Publishing Committee of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada.
Publisher:    Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Copyright:    2002
Etext Source:    Ocean
 
TPP
Title:    The Priceless Pearl
Author:    Ruhiyyih Khanum
Compiler:    
Translator:     
Publisher:     
Printer:     
Copyright:     
Edition:     
   
Etext Source:     
 
SWB
Title:    Selections from the Writings of the Báb
Author:    The Báb
Compiler:   The Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Translator:    Habib Taherzadeh with the assistance of a committee at the Bahá'í World Centre
Publisher:    Bahá'í World Centre, Haifa, Israel
Printer:    W & J MacKay Limited, Chatham, England
Copyright:    © 1976 The Universal House of Justice
     Copyright under the Berne Convention
Edition:    Reprinted 1978
Etext Source:    Bahá'í World Centre
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