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Part I. The Individual
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(A) Spiritual and Personal Obligations
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(B) Relations with Other Bahá’ís
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Solution of problems
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(C) Relations with non-Bahá’ís and the World at Large
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(D) The Group
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Part II. The Local Spiritual Assembly
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(A) The Nature and Establishment of the Local Spiritual Assembly
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(B) Function and Procedure of the Local Spiritual Assembly
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(C) Relations of the Local Spiritual Assembly
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Part III. National Convention
Nature and Establishment
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Part IV. The National Spiritual Assembly
(A) Nature and Establishment
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(B) Auxiliary Institutions of the National Spiritual Assembly
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(C) Relations of the National Spiritual Assembly
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Appendices
(A) Selected Clarifying Statements of the Guardian
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(B) Selected Statements and Special Documents Prepared by the National Spiritual Assembly
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C) Memorandum of Association of the National Spiritual Assembly (1971) 98
(D) Articles of Association of the National Spiritual Assembly (1971) 105
 
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