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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 380

Letter of 27 May 1957

27 May 1957
Dear Bahá’í Brother:
The beloved Guardian has instructed me to write about the … situation raised in one of your recent letters….
It is inconceivable and wholly inadmissible that any Bahá’ís in a community should be permitted to hold a Feast in their home and refuse admission to another believer; and your Assembly should write accordingly in very strong terms to the … Assembly, pointing out that the Guardian is not only surprised to learn of this situation, but disapproves of it in the strongest terms.
Any Bahá’í may attend a Feast, a local Bahá’í, a Bahá’í from out of town, certainly an isolated Bahá’í from the neighbourhood.
It is the duty of the … Assembly to take strong measures to remedy this situation, and to ensure that the Feasts are held in a place and in a manner that conforms to the Bahá’í spirit….