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A selection of testimonials and tributes to the Báb and His followers

The Dispensation of the Báb began quietly with a profound conversation one May night in the year 1844, unattended by all save a single listener. The impact of that momentous announcement has since reverberated through a turbulent humanity, largely ignorant of its source, for a century and a half. Yet it is a world that is growing increasingly aware of the global Bahá’í community that has slowly taken shape following the Báb’s announcement.

The Báb’s principal purpose was to announce the dawning of a new age for humanity through a vast new Revelation of guidance from God – the Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh, outlining a framework for the development of a global civilization which would take into account all of the manifold spiritual and material dimensions of human life.

The purpose of this present anthology, marking the bicentenary of the Báb’s birth, is to collect together some of the many tributes and testimonials to the Báb that capture, not so much the chronological details of His earthly life, but rather the importance of His station and the impact of His Revelation.



Author: Robert Weinberg.

Format: Softcover book, 148 pages, 14 x 22 cm.

Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2019.

About Robert Weinberg

Robert Weinberg is a writer and radio producer who, over a 30 year career, has presented and produced programmes for both the BBC and national commercial radio in the United Kingdom.  He is the author of a number of books about Bahá'í history and the arts, particularly film music and opera.  He hold as Masters degree in Art History for which he wrote his dissertation on the evolution of the 'white writing' paintings of Mark Tobey.  His exhibition reviews have appeared in Apollo, the international art magazine.  

Robert served as director of the Office of Public Information at the Bahá'í World Centre from 2009 to 2013.  He is currently a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United Kingdom.

Works by Robert Weinberg