Petition 81349

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Preface (81349-C1-ΒΆ158)

Amend the Preface to the Social Principles as follows:
  
...The Social Principles are a prayerful ...They are a call to faithfulness and are intended to be instructive and persuasive in the best of the prophetic spirit; however, they are not church law. The Social Principles...

Rationale

The deleted phrase is a disclaimer that changes the tone and weakens the power of the historic emphasis on an “instructive and persuasive” spirit.