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Takfir, declaration of unbelief

 
Author Universal House of Justice (actual author might be, or include, the Research Department or another agency of the House)
 
Title of item
Takfir, declaration of unbelief
 
Subtitle of item
includes excerpts from Risáliy-i-Siyasiyyih
Date of this edition 2001-04-18
LanguageEnglish
Permission recipient
Posted 2001-06 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2001-06 by Alex Christian
Classified in Letters from the Universal House of Justice and Provisional translations
URLbahai-library.com/uhj_takfir_declaration_unbelief
Abstract Questions from an individual about the Muslim practice of takfir, declaring someone an unbeliever, whether this is practiced in the Bahá'í Faith, and questions related to "church and state", followed by the House's response.
Notes Transmitted by email. Contributed by and name retained with permission of recipient.

Also available in updated Microsoft Word format, prepared by M. Thomas (2022).

Tags Church and State; Contradictions; Criticism and apologetics; Membership; Politics; Provisional translations; Risaliy-i-Siyasiyyih (Treatise on Leadership); Taking verses out of context; World order (general)
Cross-referencesSee also Treatise on Leadership (Juan Cole, 1998), and Treatise on Leadership: Extracts (BWC, 2001).
Page views 17101 hits since 2001-06
Edit qualitymedium: minimally proofread or edited
Format qualityhigh: well formatted
 
Last edited
2022-07-13 23:38 EST. See previous versions [archive.org].

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Documents posted prior to October 2003 were at bahai-library.org [archive.org] and had completely different URLs.

 

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