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    Responding to Backbiting

    If one is in conversation with a person, and that person backbites against someone else -- what is the proper response?
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    I didn't know under which forum title I have to post this thread so excuse me if it is not the right place. the question is about backbiting as it is clear from the title. I want to know what kind of talks (in Baha'i view) would be considered as backbiting? now it may look a clear and simple...
  3. S

    Is backbiting a greater sin than murder, adultery or drinking?

    Abha Dear One's, I have been reading a lot these days and one of the things that is troubling me is that if Backbiting is the greatest sin, then why we don't feel that sense of shame and humiliation when we backbite but if we see a Bahai drinking, we think it's a huge thing. At a personal...
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    Backbiting, slander and dwelling on the faults of others have been repeatedly condemned by Bahá’u’lláh. In the Hidden Words, He clearly states: “O Son of Being! How couldst thou forget thine own faults and busy thyself with the faults of others? Whoso doeth this is accursed of Me.” And again: “O...
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    Questions re: backbiting and political involvement from a small press publisher

    Hello, I am a small press editor and publisher of literary fiction and poetry from the United States. I run 3 literary journals. I am interested in joining the Faith; I am not yet registered with my local council, but have begun studying and saying the obligatory prayer every day. I have some...