Bahá`í/Reform Bahai

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Hi
Thanks for answering all my questions. Basically the reform bahai allow it members to follow whatever beliefs and practice they want and there are no community rules or leader to follow. Is this correct? Fred Glaysher is not the leader of the movement. Is that correct also? Thank you

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Reform Bahais are afforded freedom in how they understand and practice bahai teachings.  This is not so different from Protestant traditions where people are free to read the Bible themselves
 The point is there is no coercion in belief.  Who decides truth.  Is it you or the UHJ.  Reform Bahai's are about freedom of conscience.

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Joel Bjorling

Expertise

I can answer questions on the basic teachings, practices, and history of the Baha`i Faith and can provide information on diverse Baha`i groups (as the Orthodox Baha`is).

Experience

I have personally studied the Baha'i Faith for over twenty years and published a reference book on the Faith entitled THE BAHA'I FAITH; AN HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY. I also hold a Masters degree in Theological Studies.

Publications
THE BAHA'I FAITH: AN HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY (Garland Publishing,1985).

Education/Credentials
BA in Behavioral Sciences (Oral Roberts University)
MATS (McCormick Theological Seminary)
Further study, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

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