About the Authors
Hussein Ahdieh moved to the USA as a teenager to pursue a Master’s Degree in European Intellectual History and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Massachusetts. He helped to establish the world-renowned Harlem Preparatory School in New York City and was the Director of Higher Educational Programs at Fordham University.
Hillary Chapman is a writer, teacher, guitarist, and songwriter. He co-authored several books on the history of the Bahá’í Faith and has done extensive research on the Bible and the Baha’i Faith. He writes short stories and has written and produced songs for the Nashville market. He is currently performing as an acoustic blues player.
In addition to their book about Ruhiyyih Khanum, Dr. Ahdieh and Mr. Chapman are co-authors of:
Awakening: A History of the Bahá’í and Bábi Faiths in Nayriz
A Way Out of No Way: HarlemPrep: Transforming Dropouts into Scholars
Abdu‘l-Bahá in New York
Foreigner: From an Iranian Village to New York City
The Chosen Path: Tahirih of Persia and Her Search for God
The Calling: Tahirih of Persia and Her Contemporary American Women