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Bahá'ís who believe that Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Bahá is Fraudulent

The only currently existing Bahá'í sect that is not based on disputes about the Guardianship or any new claim of spiritual authority is the Reform Bahá'í Faith, headed by prominent Bahá'í Mr. Frederick Glaysher, They believe that the Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Bahá is a Fradulent document. This independent Bahá'í denomination seeks to promote a more liberal, less authoritarian interpretation of the Bahá'í faith. It rejects the absolute, infallible authority of any human institution, including the Universal House of Justice.They call early Bahá'ís like Mirza Ahmad Sohrab, Ruth White etc as Reform Bahá'ís. Here are two important texts to read by Glaysher in support of his Bahá'í sect:

  1. 95 Theses of the Reform Bahá'í Faith. Like Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses that is seen as the symbolic beginning of the Christian Reformation, Frederick Glaysher makes his stand against the corruption of todays organized Bahá'ísm in this founding document of what he hopes to be a Bahá'í reformation.

  2. On Bahá'í Liberty

Free Bahá'ís, Bahá'ís who believe that Bahá'í authority ended with the passing of Abdul-Baha, and that the Covenant, as it has come to be known, is a doctrine that was not conceived by `Abdul-Baha, but rather by the author of a fraudulent document.According to them the Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Bahá is a fraudulent document. They do not believe in Shoghi Effendi.

In addition to all these division there is another group of Bahá'ís the followers of Jamshed Maani. This group is now being headed by John Carre and calls themselves as Essence of Bahá'í Faith. They believe in coming of the Third Manifestation after Bab and Bahá'u'lláh.

New History Society (Followers of Mirza Ahmad Sohrab). Mírza Ahmad Sohrab was secretary and interpreter to `Abdul-Baha from 1912 to 1919. He co-founded the New History Society and the Caravan of East and West in New York, as an indirect way of spreading the teachings of the Bahá'í Faith.He was excommunicated from the Bahá'í Faith in 1939 by Shoghi Effendi.
 


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