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Permission to Change Pronouns in Private Prayer

Author Universal House of Justice (actual author might be, or include, the Research Department or another agency of the House)
Title of item
Permission to Change Pronouns in Private Prayer
Date of this edition 2022-02-10
Permission recipient
Posted 2023-07-18 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Letters from the Universal House of Justice
Abstract Bahá'u'lláh's permission to change the pronoun when reciting a prayer (e.g. from "him" to "me") should be applied only when it is recited in private and only by changing the third person to the first, where appropriate.
Notes Posted with permission of recipient; original on file.

See also the original quotation in Changing Pronouns and Dropping 'Say' in Prayers.

Tags Prayer; Prayer texts; Pronouns; Research Department, Questions and answers; Say (phrase)
Cross-referencesSee also The Use of the Masculine Gender in the Bahá'í Writings (UHJ, 2002).
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