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Christopher Buck (PhD, JD) attorney and independent scholar, is the author of several books, including: Bahá’í Faith: The Basics (2020, forthcoming), God & Apple Pie (2015), with an introduction by J. Gordon Melton (Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, Baylor University), Religious Myths and Visions of America (2009, “an original contribution to American studies,” Journal of American History, June 2011), Alain Locke: Faith and Philosophy (2005), Paradise and Paradigm (1999), Symbol and Secret (1995/2004), Religious Celebrations (co-author, 2011), and also contributed chapters in such books as: The Bahá’í Faith and African American History (2019); ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity (2013), American Writers (2017, 2015, 2010 & 2004), British Writers (2017, 2014), The Islamic World (2008), and The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Qur’an (2006/2017) (The 2017 printing is the Second Edition; the link is to the 2006 edition.)

BY Christopher Buck

Voices of Earth and Sky – Discovering Indigenous Holy Ones

Christopher Buck , Kevin Locke | Sep 23, 2020

White Buffalo Calf Woman’s Four Sacred Songs

Christopher Buck , Kevin Locke | Sep 6, 2020

Honoring Indigenous Customs: Promoting Reciprocal Respect

Christopher Buck | Aug 9, 2020


How Dreams Prove the World Beyond

Christopher Buck | Aug 7, 2020

Was Baha’u’llah the Return of Krishna?

Christopher Buck | Aug 2, 2020

The Return of Krishna: Which One?

Christopher Buck | Jul 26, 2020


Why the Indigenous Messengers of God Matter

Christopher Buck , Kevin Locke | Jul 19, 2020

How to Learn About the Writings of Baha’u’llah – Online

Christopher Buck | May 7, 2020

Religion Renewed Means a New Religion

Christopher Buck | May 5, 2020


Kalki, the Hindus, and the Problem With Complex Prophecies

Christopher Buck | Apr 28, 2020

The Baha’i Festival of Naw-Ruz, Explained

Christopher Buck | Mar 19, 2020

How Would a Prophet Advise His Sons?

Christopher Buck | Feb 27, 2020


How Atonement Transforms the World

Christopher Buck | Feb 2, 2020

Baha’u’llah’s New Vision of Christ’s Atonement

Christopher Buck | Jan 26, 2020

How to Build Unity in a Dis-unified World

Christopher Buck | Jan 19, 2020


Alain Locke: the Pulitzer Prize, Legacy and Privacy

Christopher Buck | Jan 12, 2020

Zoroastrian Prophecies and the Baha’i Faith

Christopher Buck | Jan 5, 2020

The Zoroastrian Prophecies about the Bab and Baha’u’llah

Christopher Buck | Dec 29, 2019

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