‘Irfan Colloquium, October 5-8, 2012, at Louhelen Baha’i School in Michigan
What is the ‘Irfan Colloquium? The ‘Irfan Colloquium (www.irfancolloquia.org) is a friendly gathering held in an informal and collegial atmosphere and a unique opportunity for meeting and associating with those interested in systematic Baha’i studies. The program includes presentations by scholars on systematic studies in fundamental principles of the Baha’i beliefs; the writings of the Central Figures of the Baha’i Faith; and interfacing between the Baha’i Faith and current intellectual and religious trends.
The theme of the 2012 Colloquium: Discovering Pearls in the Ocean of His Words
Presentation Languages: Persian and English
When: October 5-8, 2012. The program starts at dinner time, October 5, and ends after lunch, October 8.
Where: Louhelen Baha’i School, Michigan, USA.
– A Review of the Historical Background and Contents of Baha’u’llah’s Suratu’n-Nus’h (Exhortation)
– Unity and Universality of Education Recommended in the Talks of `Abdu’l–Baha
– Shared Leadership and Baha’i Community Life
– The Story of `Abdu’l-Baha’s First Public Talk in America
– Kitab-i-Iqan from the Babi to the Baha’i Dispensation
– Shoghi Effendi’s Diary Letters
– `Abdu’l-Baha in Chicago
– Collective Security Described in the Talks of `Abdu’l-Baha
– Child Education and Development Advised by `Abdu’l-Baha
– Eyewitness Account of the Massacre of Baha’is in Nayriz on Naw-Ruz 1909 Coinciding with Enshrining the Remains of the Bab
Bazm-i-`Irfan: Songs and musical performances.
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