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COLLECTIONLetters from the Universal House of Justice
TITLEPermission to Change Pronouns in Private Prayer
AUTHOR 1 Universal House of Justice
ABSTRACTBahá'u'lláh's permission to change the pronoun when reciting a prayer (e.g. from "him" to "me") should be applied only when it is recited in private and only by changing the third person to the first, where appropriate.
NOTES Posted with permission of recipient; original on file.

See also the original quotation in Changing Pronouns and Dropping 'Say' in Prayers.

CROSSREFThe Use of the Masculine Gender in the Bahá'í Writings (UHJ, 2002)
TAGS* Prayer texts; Prayer; Pronouns; Research Department, Questions and answers; Say (phrase)
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