List of former Baháʼís

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Ex-Baháʼís or former Baháʼís are people who have been a member of the Baháʼí Faith at some time in their lives and later disassociated from it. The following is a list of notable ex-Baháʼís who have either converted to another religion or philosophy, or became non-religious. Baháʼís who are not in good standing, having lost their administrative rights for some transgression, are not considered ex-Baháʼís.

Converted to Christianity[edit]

Converted to Islam[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Denis MacEoin – British academic, Baháʼí from about 1966 to 1980, he departed after disagreements with Baháʼís, mostly due to his research.[5]
  • Alden Penner – Canadian musician, left in 2013 after personal differences with other Baháʼís.[6]
  • Juan Cole – Having converted to the Baháʼí Faith in 1972, Juan Cole resigned in 1996 and became uninterested in organized religion.[5]
  • Ahmad Kasravi – Iranian lawyer and secular reformer, converted to the Baháʼí Faith and left it after a few years.[7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce 2000.
  2. ^ "The Apostolic Episcopal Church, Part 4 – 1986-present". The Apostolic Episcopal Church. 2014-11-09. Retrieved 2020-11-27.
  3. ^ Afshar 2001.
  4. ^ Momen (2015). "ṢOBḤI, FAŻL-ALLĀH MOHTADI". Encyclopedia Iranica.
  5. ^ a b Momen 2007.
  6. ^ Kissel 2015.
  7. ^ Mottahedeh, Roy (2009). The mantle of the prophet : religion and politics in Iran. Oxford [England]: Oneworld Publications. p. 103. ISBN 978-1-85168-616-2. OCLC 245566321.

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