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In Galilee

By Chase, Thornton

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Reproduction Date: 2009

Title: In Galilee  
Author: Chase, Thornton
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Memoirs, Religion
Collections: Audio Books Collection, In Galilee
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Publication Date:
1908
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Chase, T. (1908). In Galilee. Retrieved from http://community.worldlibrary.net/


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Thornton Chase (1847 – 1912) is commonly recognized as the first convert to the Bahá'í Faith of Occidental background. During his life he organized many Bahá'í activities in Chicago and Los Angeles and was considered a prominent Bahá'í. In 1907 Chase was able to go on pilgrimage. Though Chase was able to be with `Abdu'l Bahá in Akka for only three days, the experience transformed him. `Abdu'l Bahá, highly impressed by Chase's qualities, conferred on him the title Thábit , steadfast. On returning home Chase wrote an account of his pilgrimage, which was published under the title In Galilee in 1908. The short work gives a detailed and poignant description of `Abdu'l-Bahá's home and family in Akka, as well as a moving description of `Abdu'l-Bahá Himself. The work remains one of the most important examples of the genre commonly known as pilgrim's notes.

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Memoirs, Religion, Travel

 

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