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  1. 1995 U.S. National Bahá'í Convention, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in American Bahá'í (1995). Letter to an individual concerning some suggestions about the structure, function, and budget of the US NSA. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  2. Allowance of non-Bahá'ís at Feast, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2008). A directive from the UHJ via the NSA of the US confirming that, if a non-Baha'i attends a Feast, the "administrative portion" may be held and just modified if need be, rather than postponed. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  3. Attacks on the Faith, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). Response to two recent "attacks": dissidence and graffiti. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  4. Bahá'ís and Military Service, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in Bahá'í News, 88 (1965). Brief discussion on how Baha'is may or may not serve in the armed forces. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  5. Basis of the Bahá'í Community, The: A Statement Concerning the New History Society, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1941). A statement on Ahmad Sohrab's activities and its trademark infringement case. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  6. Cases of Dhabihu'llah Mahrami and Musa Talibi, The, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Amnesty International (1998). In June 1994 and January 1996, two Baha'is in Iran were arrested and later sentenced to death for the crime of apostasy from Islam. These 9 documents and articles are about their case. Legal/gov't. Documents. [about]
  7. Constitution of the NSA of the Bahá'ís of the United States and By-Laws of Local Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1927). Text of the Constitution first adopted in 1927. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  8. Dates in Baha'u'llah and the New Era: A response to Francis Beckwith, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1992). Response to certain allegations Beckwith makes in his booklet Baha'i. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  9. Deaths of Two Iranian Bahá'ís, 1997, by Universal House of Justice and National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). Reports from the Universal House of Justice and the NSA of the United States on the deaths of Masha'llah Enayati and Shahram Reza'i. Letters from the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  10. Developing Distinctive Bahá'í Communities: Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1998). A guide to community development. Links to document offsite. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  11. Dissimulation by Iranian Emmigrants, by Universal House of Justice and National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1985). Letters from the House and the US NSA concerning Baha'is who were able to escape Iran in 1997 by denying their Faith. Letters from the Universal House of Justice. [about]
  12. Five Year Plan, 2001-2006, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2001). Includes both HTML and PDF versions. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  13. Guidance for Bahá'í Groups, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2000). The purpose, organization, functioning, limitations, privileges and responsibilities of Bahá'í groups; guidance for individuals about application of Bahá'í laws, such as marriage and divorce; and guidance for Assemblies that have reverted to group status. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  14. Guidance on the Use of Talks at Feast, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2009). Whether it is appropriate to read talks by Universal House of Justice members and others at the Nineteen Day Feast, and whether such talks have been, and should be, authenticated. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  15. Guidelines for Spiritual Assemblies on Domestic Violence: A Supplement to Developing Distinctive Bahá'í Communities (2002). Domestic violence from the standpoint of the Bahá'í teachings: guidance for protecting those who are abused, assisting in rehabilitation of those who commit abuse, and supporting families, with sensitivity to cultural and ethnicity issues. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  16. Human Rights are God-Given Rights, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in Bahá'í National Review, 4 (1968). A short "Baha'i Statement on Human Rights," written by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States for the International Year for Human Rights, 1968. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  17. Information for Bahá'ís called to fill out the Questionnaire on military duty under the Draft Act 1940, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1940). Summary of grounds for seeking exemption from combatant duty. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  18. Introduction to a Statement on Race Unity, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). An informal letter on the "most challenging issue confronting America." Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  19. Introduction to a Study of the Qur'án: With Additional References from Several Bahá'í Texts, by Study Outline Committee of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1941). A study guide to the Qur'an, consisting of lists of topics and verses. Study Guides. [about]
  20. Investing and Finance, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1996). Letter from the US BNC's Finance Coordinator describing some investment principles followed by the NSA, and offering limited guidance for individuals. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  21. Jews and the Crucifixion, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1980). Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  22. Localities where Bahá'ís live (world, 1956): simplified map, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (April 1950-1954) (1956). Maps. [about]
  23. Membership in the National Organization for Women, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1998). A statement on behalf of the NSA about which criteria Baha'is should consider when deciding what organizations to participate in, and whether they are politically active. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  24. Obedience to Civil Authority, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in The Bahá'í National Review, 32 (1970). A statement on the problem of whom one should obey when there is apparent conflict between the immediate civil authority under which one resides and a superior authority, such as a state or the Federal Government. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  25. Obituary: Knight of Baha'u'llah Mary Zabolotny McCulloch, by Universal House of Justice and Kenneth McCulloch (1996). Includes a tribute from the Universal House of Justice, a bibliography by Kenneth McCulloch, a letter from the National Spiritual Assembly, and a note from her husband. Biographies. [about]
  26. Photo brochure of the Bahá'í Temple in Wilmette, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1965). A booklet of color photographs, postcard-size and quality, with text and statistics about the Temple. Visual Materials. [about]
  27. Plan of Unified Action to Spread the Bahá'í Cause, A: Throughout the United States and Canada January 1 1926 - December 31 1928, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Canada (1925). The first of two plans of systematic activity in Baha'i history, followed by "A new plan of unified action to complete the Baha'i temple and promote the cause in America 1926-1930." Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  28. Pledge of Allegiance, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2002). A short letter from the US Baha'i National Center's Office of Public Information re a June 2002 ruling that the phrase "under God" violates the separation of church and state. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  29. Results of the First Regional Bahá'í Council Election, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). Results of the first US Regional Baha'i Councils election, posted here because it was a "historic event." Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  30. Ridvan Message from the US National Spiritual Assembly, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2007). An annual report/summary of activities, with discussion of low enrollments. Letters from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  31. Ruhe, David S. (1914-2005), by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (2005). A letter from the NSA, followed by a biography from Baha'i World News Service. Biographies. [about]
  32. Stewardship and Development, by Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá (2005). Deepening tool for understanding the spiritual nature of giving, and a reference tool for use by NSAs and their treasurers. Includes previously-untranslated passages. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  33. Two Wings of a Bird: The Equality of Women and Men, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1997). The emancipation of women, the achievement of full equality between the sexes, is essential to human progress and the transformation of society. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  34. Unity and Consultation: Foundations of Sustainable Development, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1994). Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  35. Vision of Race Unity: America's Most Challenging Issue, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States (1991). A formal statement from the US NSA on "the most challenging issue confronting America." Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
  36. War, Governance, and Conscience in This Age of Transition, by National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, in The Bahá'í National Review, 20 (1969). A whitepaper on issues of Baha'i involvement in the military services. Documents from National Spiritual Assemblies. [about]
 
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