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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 467

DR. JOHN E. ESSLEMONT, Hand of the Cause of God

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Born in 1874 and accepted the Faith in early 1915, Dr. Esslemont was elevated to the rank of Hand of the Cause of God after his passing on 22 November 1925 and linked by the Guardian with George Townshend and Thomas Breakwell, on the passing of George Townshend, as “One of three luminaries shedding brilliant lustre annals Irish, English, Scottish Bahá’í communities”. He was “Vice-President” of the first National Assembly from October 1923 until November 1924. For fuller details of his life and works read “Dr. J. E. Esslemont” by Dr. Moojan Momen. (Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1975-B130.)