1. D

    Responding to Backbiting

    If one is in conversation with a person, and that person backbites against someone else -- what is the proper response?
  2. J

    Responding to idle contention

    I'd like to call everyone's attention to what I see as Abdu'l-Baha's purpose in discussing Baha'i teachings, including the oneness of the Religion of God. What I see as Abdu'l-Baha's purpose in discussing the teachings of Baha'u'llah was *not* for Baha'is to debate with other people about them...
  3. J

    Responding to popular mistreatment

    This is a continuation of a discussion I started in another thread, but I want to do it without distracting labels in the title of the thread. I now see the words "Baha'i" and "gay" that I used in the titles of some other threads as inflammatory red herrings. The central issue for me is not...
  4. J

    Responding to gay Baha'i in Internet discussions

    Responding to gay Baha'is in Internet discussions PLEASE NOTE: 1. If you have not studied all the guidance you can find in Baha'i writings, about how to conduct yourself in Internet discussions, and made systematic and sustained efforts to put it into practice, then posting anything here at...
  5. arthra

    Responding to "Jesus is God"

    Many Christians believe Jesus is God. As Baha'is we believe God is perfectly manifested in Jesus but do not subscribe to the view that Jesus is God period. Here some notes I've made in the past few days that might be helpful in addressing this issue: I think it is not obvious that Jesus says...