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Queen of Carmel

The Shrine of the Bab 1850 - 2011
A story in photographs

This book is an illustrated guide to events that led to today's spectacular vision of the Shrine of the Báb and its garden terraces on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel.

For members of the Bahá'í Faith around the world, the Shrine is a site of pilgrimage, the holiest place in the world apart from the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh across the bay. It is inscribed on the World Heritage List as part of the cultural heritage of humanity. The Shrine is the mausoleum of the prophetic figure known as the Báb.

Includes 100 photos and two maps.

This book is an illustrated guide to events that led to today's spectacular vision of the Shrine of the Báb and its garden terraces on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel.

For members of the Bahá'í Faith around the world, the Shrine is a site of pilgrimage, the holiest place in the world apart from the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh across the bay. It is inscribed on the World Heritage List as part of the cultural heritage of humanity. The Shrine is the mausoleum of the prophetic figure known as the Báb.

Includes 100 photos and two maps.

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About The Báb
  • Contributors:
    Michael Day (Author) | 
    William McGuire (Graphic Designer)
  • Format: Softcover book | 62 pages
  • Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 4 mm | 222 g
  • Publisher: Enlightened Publications, 2020
  • ISBN: 9780648847212

About Michael Day

Michael V Day is an award-winning newspaper journalist who was the editor of the Bahá'í World News Service at the Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa, Israel from 2003 to 2006, where he lived and worked within a few hundred metres of the Shrine of the Báb.

Born and raised in New Zealand, he was briefly a lawyer before becoming a newspaper reporter, leader writer and editor. He first visited the Shrine of the Báb while on pilgrimage in 1980. After moving to Australia in 1988 with his wife, Chris, and sons Thomas and George, he was a journalist with Murdoch University in Perth before joining the staff of The West Australian newspaper where he was an education and feature writer. He was then appointed the newspaper's Asia Desk Chief, specialising in covering Indonesia.

Michael was formerly a foreign affairs advisor. These days he researches and writes Baha'i history. Michael and Chris live on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Titles by Michael Day