About Janet Ruhe-Schoen
Janet Ruhe-Schoen has written four books of Bahá'í biography. A Love Which Does Not Wait, focusing on nine pioneer Bahá'í teachers lauded in a 1954 eulogy that linked them in greatness of purpose and service, was the first. Now in its third edition in Australia, it's also been published in Portuguese and Spanish and is slated to appear in German.
She's also the author of The Nightingale, Bahá'u'lláh; Rejoice In My Gladness: The Life of Táhirih; Champions of Oneness: Louis Gregory and His Shining Circle. Another biographical effort is a monograph, An Enchantment of the Heart: A Portrait of Marcia Steward.
Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1950, she's lived in Peru and Chile as well as on the Mescalero Apache Reservation in New Mexico. She's worked as a journalist in Santiago de Chile and in New York State, and is also a poet and visual artist. She now lives in Arizona.