Lights of the Spirit: Historical Portraits of Black Baha'is in North America, 1898-2000

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This groundbreaking work uncovers the role played by black people in the emergence of the Bah'i faith in North America. Drawing on a wide range of sources including personal essays, letters, and journals, it offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of some extraordinary individuals.

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Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis is a professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is the author of numerous scholarly works, including My Soul Is My Own: Oral Narratives of African American Women in the Professions, and Unrelated Kin: Race and Gender in Women's Personal Narratives. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Research Fellowship at the University of Zambia's Institute for African Studies, a Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Richard W. Thomas is a professor of history at Michigan State University. He is the author and coauthor of several books, including Detroit: Race and Uneven Development; Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress; Understanding Interracial Unity: A Study of U.S. Race Relations; and Life For Us Is What We Make It: Building the Black Community in Detroit, 1915-1945, which was awarded the Wesley Logan Prize in African Diaspora History in 1994 by the American Historical Association and the Association of Afro-American Life and History.

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