Resources/References for the course
Links and references are listed here for your convenience. They will also be given in the course material. All text and materials needed for this course are available online. The best and most complete references and resources are the Ocean Research Library or Bahá’í Reference Library which are free. Some quotes can be found in several books. Where source information is given, you may look up the quotes in the book or copy a distinct part of the quote and paste into the search function of Ocean Research Library or Bahá’í Reference Library.
- Rod Clarken’s Website —
- Official Bahá’í Website
- Ocean Research Library
- Bahá’í Reference Library
- Several books by Hugh Motlagh on spirituality and related topics
- Bill Huitt’s Education Psychology Interactive website
- William S. Hatcher’s The Concept of Spirituality. Originally published as “Bahá’í Studies, volume 11“. Ottawa: Association for Bahá’í Studies, 1982. Also available in hard copy in The Bahá’í World 1979-1983, Vol. XVIII, pages 932-965, Haifa: Baha’i World Center, 1986, ISBN 0-85398-234-1 and in Hatcher J., & Hatcher W. The Law of Love Enshrined, 1996, Oxford: George Ronald, 189-249.
- Shahin Vafai, The Path Toward Spirituality: Sacred Duties and Practices of the Bahá’í Life, Palabra Publications, 148 pages: An examination of major aspects of Bahá’í duties and practices including, prayer, meditation, use of the Word of God, teaching, Bahá’í law, the fund and Huqúqu’lláh, and service.