authoritative

  1. D

    Authoritative Documentation of Non-Applicability of Portions of Aqdas in West

    I have heard that certain provisions of the Kitab-i-Aqdas are not formally applicable in the West at this time. I am wondering where this was authoritatively established in communications from Shoghi Effendi or the Universal House of Justice.
  2. arthra

    Guidance on authoritative interpretations:

    "A clear distinction is made in our Faith between authoritative interpretation and the interpretation or understanding that each individual arrives at for himself from his study of its teachings. While the former is confined to the Guardian, the latter, according to the guidance given to us by...
  3. Clex19

    Is there a definite way to always know Who is speaking in authoritative works?

    I am reading Summons of the Lord of Hosts, and I often get confused when I try to figure whether God, Bahá'u'lláh, or the Maiden of Heaven is speaking/narrating. On occasion I can form an opinion based on what pronouns and capitalization are used. However, there are places where either "We" or...