Read: Raising the Banner in Korea



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Tokyo, Japan, 1996




Approved by the National Spiritual Assembly
of the Bahá'ís of Korea


© Copyright 1996 by Barbara R. Sims
Digital text © 1999 by Barbara R. Sims and the Bahá'í Academics Resource Library

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                       Contents

          Preface

          Introduction ....................................................... 1

     1.   The First Mention of the Bahá'í Faith in Korea ..................... 2

     2.   Tablet of 'Abdu'l-Bahá to the Koreans .............................. 5

     3.   Letters from the Guardian in the Early 1950s ....................... 6

     4.   The Immediate Post-Korean War Period .............................. 12

     5.   The First Public Meeting in the Post-War Years, November, 1954 .... 14

     6.   1955 .............................................................. 17

     7.   The First Local Spiritual Assemblies in Korea, 1956 ............... 19

     8.   Korea Becomes a Part of the North East Asia Community, 1957 ....... 26

     9.   More About the Late 1950s ......................................... 31

     10.  The Early 1960s ................................................... 39

     11.  The First Annual Convention of the Bahá'ís of Korea, 1964 ......... 48

     12.  Later Years ....................................................... 51

          Afterword ......................................................... 61

          Sources ........................................................... 63



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