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Navigating the Centennial Chronicle: God Passes By

God Passes By is the only book written by Shoghi Effendi (although many of his letters have been gathered into book form). It comprises a dense outline of the first century of the Bahá’í Faith. As such, it represents a unique phenomenon -- an interpretation of the principles of a historical period. The book was first published in 1944 and is considered to be one of the most important works of Bahá’í literature. It covers the period from the declaration of the Báb in 1844 to the first centenary of the Bahá’í Faith in 1944.

What Is the Significance of 'God Passes By' in Bahá’í Literature?

How Does 'God Passes By' Influence Bahá’í Understanding of History?

Who Authored 'God Passes By' and What Was His Role in Bahá’í History?

What Period Does 'God Passes By' Cover in Bahá’í History?

Can 'God Passes By' Be Considered an Interpretation of Historical Principles?

What Makes 'God Passes By' Unique Among Bahá’í Historical Texts?

How Does Shoghi Effendi's Role as Interpreter Inform 'God Passes By'?

Why Is 'God Passes By' Essential Reading for Bahá’ís?