About the Irfán Colloquium session #116 (English)
Bosch Bahá'í School: Santa Cruz, California USAMay 30 – June 2, 2013.
Theme: "Establishment of the Universal House of Justice Jubilee Celebration"
`IrfĂˇn Colloquium is a friendly gathering held in an informal and collegial atmosphere and it is a unique opportunity for meeting and associating with those interested in systematic BahĂˇ'Ă studies. Colloquium's program includes presentations on systematic studies in fundamental principles of the BahĂˇ'Ă beliefs, the Writings of the Central Figures of the BahĂˇ'Ă Faith, and the interface between the BahĂˇ'Ă Faith and current intellectual and religious trends.
Bazm-i-`IrfĂˇn: Songs and musical performances.
Dates & Time: Program starts at dinner time of Thursday 30 May and ends after Lunch on Sunday 2 June 2013.
Presentations Topics: Developments and Achievements of the BahĂˇ'Ă Community under the Guidance of the Universal House of Justice; Centralization versus Decentralization in BahĂˇ'Ă Administrative Order; KitĂˇb-i-IqĂˇn - From BĂˇbi to BahĂˇ'Ă Dispensations; Man's Station in the Universe: A Scientist's Journey; BĂˇbi-BahĂˇ'i Theology of Justice; History and Prophesy Related to Carmel, Mount Carmel and the Tablet of Carmel; The Forces of Evolution; Concept of "Conflict Transformation" and the Guidelines Provided by Universal House of Justice; Religion, Revelation and Peace: Approximations Between Whitehead and Baha'i Thought; Laozi and the Baha'i Faith; A Review of BahĂˇ'Ă Ethic; A New Approach to Proof of God and Soul Based on BahĂˇ'Ă Writings; The Journey from Knowing Self to Knowing God.
Presenters: Dr. Sholeh Quinn (Coordinator), Dr. Muin Afnani, Dr. Iraj Ayman, Dr. Mehrdad Ehsani, Dr. Roland Faber, Mr. Houshmand Fatheazam, Mr. Shahbaz Fatheazam, Dr. Arsalan Geula, Dr. Wolfgang Klebe, Dr. Ian Kluge, Dr. Stephen Lambden, Mr. Farjam Majd, Mr. Faris Badii, Dr. Farhad Sabetan, Dr. Mahyad Rahnamaee, Mr. Habib Riazati.
Publication Gift: Each participants receives a set of the English publications of the` IrfĂˇn Colloquium in 2013
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