Marginality and apostasy in the Baha'i community

  title={Marginality and apostasy in the Baha'i community},
  author={M. Momen},
  pages={187 - 209}
Abstract During most of Baha’i history, there have been both marginal and apostate Baha’is. This article is about a group of articulate and well-educated marginal and apostate Baha’is who first appeared in theWest about twenty-five years ago and who reached the peak of their activity in the last decade. The group's campaign against the Baha’i community brings to mind Max Scheler's description of the apostate as ‘engaged in a continuous chain of acts of revenge against his own spiritual past… Expand
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