Directives From the Guardian

26 BAHÁ'ÍS--NEW (The "Two Extremes" in Bringing in New Bahá'ís)

"The believers must discriminate between the two extremes of bringing people into the Cause before they have fully grasped its fundamentals and making it too hard for them, expecting too much of them, before they accept them. This requires truly keen judgment, as it is unfair to people to allow them to embrace a movement the true meaning of which they have not fully grasped. It is equally unfair to expect them to be perfect Bahá'ís before they can enter the Faith. Many teaching problems arise out of these two extremes..."

Directives From the Guardian
pages 9-10

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