All problematic matters are either labelled as being metaphors or are postponed to the future.
- Why can't women be part of the UHJ? It will be made clear in the future.
- Punishment for theft? "The punishments for theft are intended for a future condition of society" (Aqdas)
- Irrational punishment for adultery? "The imposition of this fine is intended for a future condition of society" (Aqdas)
- Punishment for arson and murder? "The details of the Bahá’í law of punishment for murder and arson, a law designed for a future state of society" (Aqdas)