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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 473

ḤASAN M. BALYUZI, Hand of the Cause of God

page 122
He was first elected to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the British Isles in 1933 and served continuously until 1960, when he retired in order to devote his whole time to the work of the Hands of the Cause. He served at the World Centre, and travelled to South America and throughout Canada in 1961. Mr. Balyuzi was Secretary of the first Summer School Committee in 1936, on the National Teaching Committee in 1940 and Chairman of the National Assembly almost every year from 1942 until his retirement. He was elevated to the rank of Hand of the Cause in 1957, and has made invaluable contributions to the literature of the Faith with his trilogy, “Bahá’u’lláh”, “‘Abdu’l-Bahá” and “The Báb”; his “Edward Granville Browne and the Bahá’í Faith”, his pamphlet on “Bahá’í Administration”, and “Muḥammad and the Course of Islám”. (See page 490)