‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity by N. Mottahedeh

By N. Mottahedeh

This edited quantity of specifically commissioned essays written for the anniversary of `Abdu'l-Baha's trip to the USA tells the tale of this former prisoner's interactions with the white higher echelon of yankee society in addition to his impression at the lives and writings of significant early figures within the African-American civil rights move.

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Also Usku’i, Tarikh Adharbayjan—Mss A, Part 1, Section 4, 85–86. Hippolyte Dreyfus adopted the last name of Dreyfus-Barney after her marriage to Laura Barney. The two names will be used interchangeably. Lachenay has also been spelled Lacheny and Lacheney. 29. Stockman, The Bahá’í Faith in America, vol. 2, xvi,, 353 and 155. 30. Diary of Hippolyte Dreyfus, in the Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney Collection at Archives held by the National Assembly of the Bahá’ís of France. The Báb is known as the founder of Bábí Faith and the forerunner of the Bahá’í Faith, and one of the three central figures of the Bahá’í Faith (1819–1850).

Html, accessed June 2010. 35. Velda Piff Metelmann, Lua Getsinger: Herald of the Covenant (Oxford: George Ronald, 1997), 59. 36. Laura Clifford Barney, comp. , Some Answered Questions (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. , 1908). 37. Balyuzi, `Abdu’l-Bahá, 82. 38. , 81–82. 39. Afroukhteh, Memories, 315. 40. , 316. 41. Hippolyte Dreyfus, in Afroukhteh, Memoirs, foot note 197 in page 477. 42. The French translation by Hippolyte Dreyfus, Les Leçons de St-Jean d’Acre (Paris: Leroux, 1908). 43.

22 She was 21 years old. 24 In the years between 1904 and 1906, Laura traveled to Acre several times, spending weeks and sometimes months in that desolate city. `Abdu’l-Bahá was under severe restrictions during that time. 31 Laura’s travel partner, Hippolyte Dreyfus, played a major role in Laura’s life and an important role during `Abdu’l-Bahá’s visits to the West. Dreyfus was introduced to the Bahá’í Faith the same year as Laura by May Bolles. 3 1906. Laura Barney and Hippolyte Dreyfus with Mme Lachenay in Tabriz, Source: National Bahá’í Archives, France.

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