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The Roots and Origins of Academic Babi-Baha'i Scholarship in the USA., Canada and elsewhere.

The first glimmerings of western Baha'i scholarship in the USA during the period of `Abd al-Baha' (1892-1921).




The decade 1970-1980.


The decade 1980-1990

As in the UK, the early 1980s in the USA (especially Los Angeles, CA region)  witnessed the  convening of gatherings of Baha'i Intellectuals, scholars and academics to discuss issues of Babi-Baha'i history, historiography and methodology. 

The decade 1990-2000.

The decade 2000-2010.

The decade 2010-2020.