Intergenerational Responses to the Persecution of the Baha’is of Iran

  • Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)


Persecution and torture in physical and psychological forms have been associated with religious and societal movements throughout history. In view of the fact that this chapter examines the psychological and spiritual dimensions of persecution based on the Baha’i teachings, and in particular explores the impact of persecution and atrocities on the Baha’is of Iran, it is necessary to briefly acquaint the readers with the Baha’i faith.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian
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  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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