Peter Smith

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Peter Smith: Publications (Updated to 2017)

NB. All accents on Hungarian and transliterated Persian and Arabic words omitted. Ph. D. Dissertation 1982    A Sociological Study of the Babi and Baha’i Religions. University of Lancaster, Department of … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter Smith: A Short Résumé

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Peter Smith Dr. Peter Smith completed a Ph.D.in the Sociology of Religion at the University of Lancaster in 1982 (Formally awarded 1983). He has been teaching at … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Persian language translation of a short piece I wrote on Abdu’l-Baha’s teachings on Disarmament and World Peace

عبدالبهاء، خلع سلاح و صلح جهانی [Abdu’l-Baha, Disarmament and World Peace]. Published: 1396/06/21 http://www.aasoo.org/fa/articles/924    

September 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter Smith. ‘Anglo-American religion and hegemonic change in the world system, c. 1870-1980’

An old article: Peter Smith. ‘Anglo-American religion and hegemonic change in the world system, c. 1870-1980’. British Journal of Sociology 37/1 March 1986), pp. 88-105. From the abstract: It is … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

America’s Changing Religious Identity

Important new stusy of America’s Changing Religious Identity by Daniel Cox, Ph.D., Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. Among the major findings :-1. White Christians now account for fewer than half of the public. … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter Smith. The Baha’i Faith: A Short History

The Baha’i Faith: A Short History. By Peter Smith. Oxford: Oneworld, 1999 (1st published under the title A Short History of the Baha’i Faith in 1996). Also available as an … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter Smith. ‘Shoghi Effendi’s letters to the Baha’is of India and Burma during the 1930s’

Abstract: A short review of Shoghi Effendi’s published letters to the Baha’is of India and Burma during the 1930s. The article includes a survey of the main statistical, administrative, and … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment