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"Easy Familiarity," Explanations of

AuthorRuhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Khanum
Author 2
Ann Boylan
Author 3
John B. Cornell
Author 4
Universal House of Justice
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"Easy Familiarity," Explanations of
Date of this edition 1912/1947/1974
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 1999 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Letters from the Guardian and Pilgrims' notes
Abstract Statements on displays of affection (hugging and kissing) between members of the opposite sex. Also questions on assembly infallibility, and whether one with a minority opinion should vote against his conscience.
Notes This file contains four parts: (1) a 1912 one-page Pilgrim's Note from Ann Boylan; (2) a 1947 letter from John B. Cornell (see John Cornell: in Memoriam) to the Guardian which, among other topics, quoted three lines from this Pilgrim's Note; (3) the 1947 response written by "R. Rabbani" (which I presume is Ruhiyyih (Mary Maxwell) Rabbani, but I'm not positive) on behalf of the Guardian to John B. Cornell; (4) a 1974 letter from the Universal House of Justice which quoted the Guardian's letter to Cornell. Material shared by and posted with permission from Cornell.
Tags Administration; Chastity; Decision making; Equality; Ethics; High standard; Infallibility; Local Spiritual Assemblies; Marriage; Moderation; National Spiritual Assemblies; Sexuality; Veils; Voting; Western culture; Women
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