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Arohanui: Letters from Shoghi Effendi to New Zealand

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Suva, Fiji Islands, 1982 edition
  • Pages:
  • 104
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Pages 83-85

Part VI
Statements on Various Subjects.

82 83
These statements extracted from letters to individuals are not found elsewhere in this compilation and are taken from letters written by the Guardian’s secretaries at his specific direction. The arrangement is according to subject matter.


84 85
You had asked in connection with the subject of prohibition. Of course in every country one must take into consideration the exact conditions as to whether by force of legislation people can be stopped from drinking, but as a principle the Bahá’í teachings are quite against drinking intoxicating liquors and from the Bahá’í point of view every thing that helps to stop drinking is welcome.
(Extract, letter written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi, December 30th, 1925)