Below are listed the few Bahá'í Publishing Trusts, Associations for Bahá'í Studies, and independent publishing houses and journals that publish material the reader might find useful. The list of Bahá'í Publishing Trusts is not complete, but only details those whose publications have been cited in the Resource Guide; complete listings of all but the independent houses are included in every recent edition of The Bahá'í World. Most of the below will fulfill orders or provide catalogues upon request.
[Note: be careful to distinguish between the number "1" and the letter "l" in the email addresses.]
Arts Dialogue Homepage: Arts Dialogue, produced by the Bahá'í http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/7324/ Association for the Arts (BAFA), is a For subscriptions, write: Kathleen quarterly newsletter of news, letters, Babb Kirikushi, Etajima-cho profiles, articles, illustrations, Aki-gun, Hiroshima-ken 73721, photographs, poems and creative writing from Japan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cost: around the globe. The purpose of the equivalent US$20 year newsletter is to develop the arts across all disciplines and cultures, to follow what artists and arts-related people are doing, and to provide an opportunity to exchange ideas and a forum for the analysis and critique of the arts. Association for Bahá'í Studies: The Australian ABS publishes occasional Australia c/o Natalie collections of ABS articles and essays. Mobini-Kesheh, secr. P.O. Box 4239 University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3052 Australia Association for Bahá'í Studies: The Association for Bahá'í Studies: English English Speaking Europe For Speaking Europe (ABS-ESE) publishes the subscriptions, write: The Bahá'í Studies Review, which contains Secretary, ABS-ESE Rutland Gate articles of about the same level of London SW7 1PD England scholarly interest as the Journal of Bahá'í Studies. Association for Bahá'í Studies: The North American ABS is the first and North America For both largest of the world's Associations for subscriptions and editorial Bahá'í Studies. Its journal, the Journal of matters, write: 34 Copernicus Bahá'í Studies, is the preeminent academic Street Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7K4 journal of the Faith. Canada Phone: (613) 233-1903 Fax (613) 233-3644 Email: email@example.com Homepage: http://www.bahai-studies.ca/~absnam Bahá'í Book Collectors: Jon and "Jon and Chris Hendershot: Bahá'í Book Chris Hendershot 1039 Ninth Collectors" is an online meeting place for Street Manhattan Beach, CA collectors of Bahá'í books, magazines, 90266, USA Email: pamphlets, and ephemera in English. They firstname.lastname@example.org Homepage: help organize book auctions, coordinate http://www.loop.com/~jcdhender/ collectors, and provide "want" and "for trade" lists for those seeking hard-to-find materials. Bahá'í Booksource International The Bahai Booksource International features 5755 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles, CA the largest selection of Bahá'í books 90016, USA Telephone: available, in a variety of languages. They (213)933-8297 Fax: (213)933-1820 carry over 4,000 different items in 91 Email: email@example.com languages, as well as various gift items. Homepage: http://www.booksource.org Bahá'í Distribution Service For The Bahá'í Distribution Service is the catalogues or orders, write: 5397 central book warehouse and distribution Wilbanks Rd. Chattanooga, TN service in the United States. Most books 37343 Phone: (800) 999-9019 Fax: cited in the guide can be purchased from (423) 843-0836 Email: them. firstname.lastname@example.org Bahá'í Publishing Trust: Australia The Australian BPT produces, among other For subscriptions to Herald of the things, editions of compilations of the South, write: Bahá'í Publications sacred writings. Their magazine, Herald of Australia P.O. Box 285 Mona Vale the South, includes general articles on the NSW 2103 Australia Phone: (02) Faith and often features essays on or 9913 1554 Fax: (02) 9970 6710 photographic essays of greater Oceania. General correspondence, write: GPO Box 283 Canberra ACT 2610 Australia Fax: 61 (0)6 247 2943 Email: email@example.com Bahá'í Publishing Trust: Brazil The Brazilian BPT produces some Persian and Editora Bahá'í Brasil Rua Conego Arabic editions of the sacred writings. Eugenito Leite, 350 05414 Sao Paolo SP - Brazil Phone: 55-(11)-8534628 Bahá'í Publishing Trust: Germany The German BPT produces much original Bahá'í-Verlag Eppsteiner Strasse scholarship and Persian and Arabic editions 89 D-65719 Hofheim Germany of the sacred writings. Phone: 49-(6192)-2292 Fax: 49-(6192)-992999 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bahá'í Publishing Trust: United The UK BPT occasionally publishes works of Kingdom 6 Mount Pleasant Oakham interest to scholars. Leicestershire LE15 6HU England Phone: 44-(1572)-722780 Fax: 44-(1572)-724280 For sales, write: email@example.com For editorial matters, write: firstname.lastname@example.org Bahá'í Publishing Trust: United The US BPT produces, among other things, States For general correspondence, World Order magazine, which is "intended to contact: Phone: 1-(708)-2511854 stimulate, inspire, and serve thinking Fax: 1-(708)-2513652 Email: people in their search to find relationships email@example.com For World Order between contemporary life and contemporary editorial matters, write: World religious teachings and philosophy" (World Order 415 Linden Avenue Wilmette, Order statement of purpose). Its essays are IL 60091 Email: academic but not always solely on the Faith. firstname.lastname@example.org For World Order subscriptions, write: World Order Subscriber Service Bahá'í National Center Wilmette, IL 60091 Bahá'í Studies Bulletin The Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, a publication of scholarship, provisional translations, and occasional correspondence from the Universal House of Justice, was published from 1982 to 1993. Back issues or reprints of articles are not available as of the moment. However, a reprint series of most of the old Bulletin articles, as well as a new journal called Abhá: A Journal of Bábí-Bahá'í Studies, will soon be launched by Stephen Lambden's Hurqalya Publications. Crimson Publications For general Crimson Publications is best-known for correspondence, write: P.O. Box Multiple Author Refer System (MARS), usually 1613 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693 known as REFER, the PC computer databases of Phone: (714) 240-2092 Fax: (714) all English writings of the Bahá'í primary 240-9599 Email: figures. They offer databases for the email@example.com For REFER writings of the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh, orders, contact either Crimson 'Abdu'l-Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and major Publications or the Bahá'í compilations, and soon may be releasing a Distribution Service database of the secondary sources of Taherzadeh's The Covenant and the Revelation of Bahá'u'lláhseries, Balyuzi's biographies of the central figures, Nabíl's Dawn-Breakers, and Lights of Guidance. Crimson also publishes Bahá'í software designed by private developers. Deepen magazine Tsavo West Bahá'í The Tsavo West Bahá'í Institute is a Institute P.O. Box 6081 Wilmette, non-profit organization dedicated to the IL 60091-6081 Phone: (312) research, publication, and dissemination of 274-6593 Email: materials in support of the Bahá'í Faith. firstname.lastname@example.org Webpage: Its quarterly journal, Deepen magazine, http://home.earthlink.net/~tsavowest/ publishes both popular and somewhat scholarly articles and includes teaching materials such as posters and clip art in each issue. dialogue: A Quarterly Journal dialogue was produced by a group of Bahá'ís Exploring the Implications of the in Los Angeles publishing independently. Its Bahá'í Faith for Our Time. write focus was "a more dynamic engagement with to Kalimát Press, below, for contemporary intellectual, social, ordering back issues. religious, political, and cultural currents of thought and action." (1:1, p.2) Only six issues, between 1986 and 1988, were produced. Some of these back issues can be ordered from Kalimát Press (see below). George Ronald 46 High Street George Ronald is a major publisher of Kidlington Oxford, England OX5 secondary Bahá'í books. They produce a great 2DN Email: variety of both popular and academic books. email@example.com For orders within the US, write: 8325 17th Street North St. Petersburg, FL 33702 Institute for Bahá'í Studies in The Institute for Bahá'í Studies in Persian Persian P.O. Box 65600 Dundas, produces many study materials and monographs Ont. L9H-6Y6 Canada Phone: (905) in Persian, and occasionally publishes 628-3040 Fax: (905) 628-3276 Persian and Arabic editions of the sacred Email: IBS@bcon.com writings. Currently they are reprinting the Athár-i-Qalam-i-A'lá series. Images International 5010 Austin Images International carries Bahá'í Rd. Hixon, TN 37343-3913 Phone: audio-visual products, including deepening (423) 870-4525 or (800) 470-4525 tapes and books on tape, as well as special Fax: (423) 870-4774 Email: materials like t-shirts. firstname.lastname@example.org Homepage: http://www.globweb.com/image Kalimát Press Email: Kalimát Press is a small company dedicated KalimatP@aol.com Webpage: to the publication of books and other www.kalimat.com Editorial matters, materials on the Bahá'í Faith. It has write: 1600 Sawtelle Blvd., Suite produced over 100 titles since its founding 34 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Phone: in 1978, focusing on Bahá'í history, (310) 479-5668 or (800) 788-4067 scholarship, translations from Persian, and For orders, write: Publishers Bahá'í childrens' materials. Kalimát Services P.O. Box 2510 Novato, CA publishes the series Studies in Bábí and 94948 Phone: (415) 883-3530 Fax: Bahá'í History and -Religions, cited (415) 883-4280 extensively throughout this guide. Landegg Academy CH-9405 Landegg Academy has published a few useful Wienacht/AR Switzerland Tel: materials, such as proceedings of 41-71-891 91 31 Fax: 41-71-891 43 conferences. Its main service is as one of 01 E-mail: email@example.com the major centers of Bahá'í studies in Homepage: Europe. Landegg also provides a listserv of http://www.landegg.org/landegg/ Landegg-related news. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org, in the subject line write "subscribe," and leave the body of the message blank. Naturegraph Publishers P.O. Box Naturegraph specializes in books on natural 1075 Happy Camp, CA 96039 Phone: history, crafts, wildlife, and Native (916) 493-5353 Fax: (916) 493-5240 American studies. They also carry a Email: email@example.com selection of Bahá'í books on a variety of topics. One Country One Country Bahá'í One Country is published quarterly by the International Community Suite 120 Bahá'í International Community, an 866 United Nations Plaza New York, international NGO (non-governmental New York 10017 Phone: organization) which represents the worldwide 212-803-2543 Fax: 212-803-2566 membership of the Faith. Its articles Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Homepage: include a great deal of news about United http://www.onecountry.org/ Nations activities and Bahá'í development projects around the world. OneWorld Publications For editorial OneWorld's logo is "Books for Thoughtful matters, write: 185 Banbury Road People." They publish a wide selection of Oxford, England OX2 7AR Phone: books on the Faith, both academic and 01865-310597 Fax: 01865-310598 popular. As well, they publish or reprint Email: email@example.com many scholarly works on other religions, For orders within the US, write: mysticism, science, psychology, and other P.O. Box 7 New York, New York topics. 10024 Phone: (202) 799-3854 Fax: (212) 799-7116 Palabra Publications 3735 B Shares Palabra publishes a variety of teaching and Place Riviera Beach, FL 33404 deepening materials, including occasional Phone: (561 ) 845-1919 Fax: (561) compilations from the writings of 845-0126 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bahá'u'lláh or the Universal House of Justice. They also carry Library 2.1, a software program similar to REFER but designed for Macintosh. Special Ideas 2900 W. Bristol Dr. Special Ideas is a company founded to help Bloomington, IN 47404 Phone: provide Bahá'ís with low-cost teaching (800) 326-1197 (812) 876-3742 materials. They sell introductory teaching Email: email@example.com, or aids such as games, posters, pamphlets, firstname.lastname@example.org Webpage: displays, t-shirts, and books, and offer www.special-ideas.com Seekernet free advice and teaching tips. Special Ideas 1-800-seekernet (800-733-5376) also sponsors Seekernet, a free information Webpage: http://bahai.seeker.net service. Those investigating the Faith can call 1-800-Seeker-Net (800-733-5376) to get a free packet of introductory literature on the Faith and the number of a Bahá'í community local to their area. Unity Arts Inc. Nine Pines Unity Arts is the central Bahá'í book Publishing 26 Concourse Gate distribution service for Canada. They carry Nepean, Ont. K2E-7T7 Phone from both a full selection of Bahá'í material and both US and Canada: (800) as well certain non-Bahá'í items such as 465-3287, or (613) 727-6200 Fax: children's books. They and their Nine Pines 613- 727-3704 Email: division also publish original books and Unityarts@aol.com manufacture audio-visual and special materials. University Microfilms International UMI has copies of most master's theses and 300 N. Zeeb Rd. Ann Arbor Michigan doctoral dissertations done in North America 48106 Phone: (313) 761-4700 or and many foreign ones as well. Almost all (800) 521-0600 unpublished theses listed in this guide can be purchased from them. Average cost is around US$30-50. Whitcomb Publishing, Inc 32 Whitcomb Publishing produces both Bahá'í and Hampden Street Springfield, MA non-Bahá'í books designed to help apply 01103 Phone: (800) 354-1789 or Bahá'í principles to contemporary world (413) 737-9630 Email: issues. Their latest series of works is on email@example.com Bahá'í solutions to the problem of racism. White Cloud Press P.O. Box 3400 White Cloud Press has published books of Ashland, OR 97520 Phone/fax: interest to Bahá'í scholars but not directly (541) 488-6415 Email: on the Faith, including works of Háfiz and firstname.lastname@example.org Webpage: T. Izutsu; J. Cole's and J. Walbridge's www.jeffnet.org/whitecloud translations of K. Gibran; anthologies of essays on religion and mysticism; and Wisdom of the Master, a new compilation of the writings of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, forthcoming. White Mountain Publications P.O. White Mountain Publications carries both Box 5180, R. R. #2 New Liskeard, deepening and teaching materials, such as Ontario P0J-1P0 Canada Phone, study guides, compilations, and some toll-free from within Canada only: historical material, and organizational (800) 258-5451, or from elsewhere: aids, such as planning calendars. (705) 647-5424 Fax: (705) 647-8366 Email: email@example.com