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from the chronology

date event locations tags see also
1935 Jul Shoghi Effendi asks the Bahá’ís to withdraw from church membership. [BBRSM146, 221; BW6:198; SBBH1:201] church membership
1986. 1 Jan The publication of the compilation entitled "Women" by the Universal House of Justice. [Messages63-86p704, Compilation of CompilationsVol 2 p355]
  • Also see a message to an individual from the Universal House of Justice entitled "Women-Their Role in Society and the Establishment of Peace; Membership on the Universal House of Justice". [Messages63-86p707-709]
BWC Women; Women-Their Role in Society and the Establishment of Peace; Membership on the Universal House of Justice

from the main catalogue

  1. Amnesty International, by Universal House of Justice (1993). Baha'is may work with but should not hold membership in Amnesty International. [about]
  2. Aspects of the Bahá'í Teachings, Conditions for Membership, and Voting Rights: Seven various questions, by Universal House of Justice (1991). On Baha'i status and community membership, spiritual primacy, Most Great Spirit, studying the Covenant, revelation of the Bab, civil elections, and definition of a pioneer. Includes short compilation "Conditions for Membership in the Baha'i Community." [about]
  3. Bahá'í membership statistics, by Robert Stockman (1998). Statistics on the American community from 1998, and notes on how membership numbers are calculated. [about]
  4. Becoming a Bahá'í - What Do I Need to Know?: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (2012). An aid to inviting people to enrol, explaining very simply what they need to know before joining the Bahá'í community. [about]
  5. Being A Bahá'í: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1990). Short introduction to Baha'i religious obligations. [about]
  6. Israel, Teaching the Faith in, by Universal House of Justice (1995). Short overview of the policies on discussing the Baha'i Faith in Israel; the prohibition of Baha'is from teaching the Baha'i Faith to Israelis extends to internet discussions. Includes US State Dept. overview of the laws regarding proselytizing in Israel. [about]
  7. Obedience: Liberation through Love of God in Practice, by Roxanne L. Lalonde, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 8:4 (1998). The virtue of obedience in light of the Covenant, contemporary secular notions of obedience, attitudes and behavior of Baha'is in the West, and some incidents of expulsion or resignation from the Faith. [about]
  8. On a Bahá'í's Engagement with Society and Non-Involvement in Politics (2017). [about]
  9. Subud, Membership in, by Universal House of Justice (1995). Whether a person may be allowed to be a member of both the Baha'i Faith and "Subud," an international spiritual movement that began in Indonesia in the 1920s. [about]
  10. Takfir, declaration of unbelief: includes excerpts from Risáliy-i-Siyasiyyih, by Universal House of Justice (2001). Questions from an individual about the Muslim practice of takfir, declaring someone an unbeliever, and whether this is practiced in the Baha'i Faith, followed by the House's response. Includes extracts from Risaliy-i-Siyasiyyih. [about]
  11. Unrestrained as the Wind: A Life Dedicated to Bahá'u'lláh (1985). Compilation of quotations on topics of especial interest to Bahá'í youth. [about]
  12. Why only Baha'is can contribute to the Baha'i funds: The political economy perspective, by Sathia Varqa (2006). An exploration of why only Baha'is have the right and privilege of giving to the Baha'i fund, demonstrated using the economic concept of rent. The comparison is extended to explain some of the motives of interest groups and political institutions... [about]
  13. Why There are No Women in the Universal House of Justice, by Vladimir Chupin (2011). Upon learning that it is forbidden to elect women to the Universal House of Justice, many people become puzzled, given the Faith's strong emphasis on the equality of the sexes. This essay offers some perspectives. [about]
  14. Withdrawal from the Faith, by Universal House of Justice (2001). [about]
 
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