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By Candace Moore Hill

ISBN-10: 0738584215

ISBN-13: 9780738584218

ISBN-10: 1531656080

ISBN-13: 9781531656089

The Bahá'í residence of Worship sits at the seashores of Lake Michigan, simply five miles north of Chicago. the way it got here to be in-built the guts of the us is a narrative that starts off with the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. encouraged through information of the 1st Bahá'í Temple in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, contributors of the Chicago Bahá'í apartment of Spirituality drafted a petition in 1903 requesting permission to start their very own. Fifty years later, in 1953, a accomplished Bahá'í condominium of Worship was once committed in Wilmette. the tale of ways only a few believers in a brand new religion equipped the "Great Bell" of the North Shore--during the good melancholy and international conflict II years--is proven with archival images from each degree of development as much as the current. This comprises ongoing recovery initiatives protecting the great thing about the "Temple of Light."

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