Click here to jump to the Topical Contents: Material, Human (Personal, Social), Spiritual (Beliefs, Practices) Click here to jump to the condensed Table of Contents Click here to jump to the extended Table of Contents Click here to jump to the fully extended Table of Contents Click here to jump to specific selection Click here to jump to a specific page or click here to download entire book. - The following topical listing has been added here for convenience--it can give a bird's eye view of the types of contents and allow topics to be found more independently of terminology; its listings are based on those of the print document (reordered and grouped strictly by topic), but this was added by us and was not part of the print document. Annual Elections Provide Opportunity to Remedy Defects the Assembly May Suffer 31. National Spiritual Assembly Present as an Institution at the National Convention 67.
The other (subsequent) content listings below, however, are to be found in the print copy of the book.] Physical/Material XII. Absence of Nomination in Bahá'í Elections--A Distinguishing Feature 32. Only Delegates May Vote in the National Convention 68.
Qualifications Outlined Applicable to Anyone Elected 28. Board Members May Serve on Assembly Temporarily 30. Preferably Delegates Attend Convention in Person 62. Consultation Among Delegates of a Region Prior to Convention--No Objection, if the Bahá'ís Are Mature Enough 66.
Assembly Operates at First Levels of Human Society 13.
Bahá'í Electoral Procedures Develop Spirit of Responsibility 33. Each Voter Must Vote for the Nine Best Suited for Election--Not Betray Sacred Trust 69.
Freedom of Believers to Choose--Should Be Choicest, Most Varied Elements 34. National Convention Must Be Convened During Ridvan 70.
Duty of Every Bahá'í to Take Part in Joint Declaration 20.
Forming Local Assemblies--Obligation to Establish 18. A Community of Nine Adult Believers Must Form an Assembly by Joint Declaration 19.
Established in Every City--Counsellors to the Number of Baha (9) 9. Local Spiritual Assemblies--Created by Bahá'u'lláh in His Kitab-i-Aqdas 17.
Strengthening of Local Spiritual Assemblies--Nerve Centres of Communities 14. Areas Under Jurisdiction of Local Spiritual Assemblies--National Spiritual Assembly Must Study 16.
Members of Lapsed Assembly Are Responsible to Notify National Secretary 24. Consultation Between Delegates and the National Spiritual Assembly 60.
Circumstances Under which an Assembly Should Not Be Immediately Dissolved 23. Inactivity Does Not Justify Removing Name from Voting List 57. National Spiritual Assembly Determines Timing in Respect to Unit Conventions 59.