Ponder is a podcast series created by three friends in the United Kingdom: Robert Weinberg, Nathan Rainsford and Ronnie Y. Bindra. Their goal is to cast “a new eye over culture”. In this special episode, Rob and Nathan speak with the internationally acclaimed author Bahiyyih Nakhjavani about her first three novels, which were all inspired by the historical figure of the Bab, the Prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith whose bicentenary of His Birth is being celebrated this year.
In this interview, Bahiyyih Nakhjavani is asked: What is it about the Bab’s short, intriguing life and the stories surrounding His heroic first followers that has inspired her work? The three novels discussed, and read from, are:
You can also read our interview with Bahiyyih Nakhajvani about The Woman Who Read Too Much here on Baha’i Blog.
More episodes of Ponder can be found on its website or here on iTunes.
And if you enjoyed this podcast, you might also enjoy the Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson: https://www.bahaiblog.net/bahaiblogcast/
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.