About the ‘Irfán Colloquium session #88 (English)

Bosch Bahá'í School: Santa Cruz, California USA

May 28 – June 1, 2009.
See a list of papers delivered at Session #88.

Muin Afnani
A Review of the History and Content of Anti-Bahá'i Publications

Ghasem Bayat
Resurection - Hell & Heaven: Fire and Heaven (Nar va Jannat) in the Babi and Bahá'í Scriptures

Arsalan Geula
The Evolution of Man: Unity of Mankind

Keyvan Geula
Psychological and Spiritual Impact of Story Telling

Farshid Kazemi
Celectial Fire: Bahá'u'llah as a Messianic Appearance of the Divine Fire in Zoroastrian Scripture
Mysteries of Alast: The Realm of Subtle Entities ('Alam-i dharr) and the Primordial Covenant in the Babi-Bahá'i Writings

Wolfgang Klebel
The Path of God: Declaration towards a Global Ethic and the Bahá'í Faith

Ian Kluge
Neo-Platonism and the Bahá'i Writings

Stephen Lambden
Gateways to the Qayyum al-asma' of the Bab: Some introductory notes based on an examination of its Surah Titles.
Soul, Spirit and Mind from Antiquity to Bahá'í Perspective: A intertextual trajectory from Biblical times and Hellenistic antiquity      to the Islamic and Babi-Bahá'i psychology.

Ramin Neshati
Metaphysics Reconsidered: A Dialog between `Abdu'l-Bahá and August Forel

Sholeh Quinn
The Historical Context of Bahá'u'llah's Lawh-i Qina (Part I)

Mahyad Rahnamaie
A Mathematical Model to Investigate Non-Material Realities

Farhad Sabetan
Distributive Justice: A Bahá'í Perspective

Ben Schewel
Beginning a Conversation: Scriptural Reasoning and the Bahá'í Faith

Laleh Shahriaree
Tahirih's Insight into the Inner Nature of the Cause of Bahá'i Faith

James Thomas
Elements of Immortality: A Nexus of Proofs by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in Some Answered Question

Mina Yazdani
An Overview of the Bahá'i Writings on Iran


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