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There are 33 papers by Khadem

TitleTitle translationAuthor 1Author 2LanguageSessionPublishedAbstractonline
Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the "Hidden Treasure" Mozhan Khadem English 53  
Attributes of Abdu'l-Baha seen through the eyes of two westerners: Lady Blomfield and Howard Colby Ives Mona Khademi English 100 One way of looking at `Abdu'l-Baha's legacy is by retelling of anecdotes about His encounters with the diverse array of those whom he met, taught and counseled in the course of his journeys. Such accounts have significance as inspirational literature. Accounts of `Abdu'l-Baha's activities tell us what His words and actions meant to those who witnes...  
Bahá'í Worldview on Unity of Religions, The: The Application of Principles and Insights from History Jena Khadem Khodadad English 86 Lights10 read online  
Comparative study of some of the Isma'íli and Bahá'í Theological concepts, A Mozhan Khadem English 60 The talk explores the following subjects: the history of the Ismaili Movement/sect, their theology (Alamout- some of the key events, Hasan 'Ala zekrihi salam - and Post Alamout, sufi disguise), The Fatemis, the role of Nasir Khosrow and Hassan Sabbah, The Ismailies of Pamir, the Mogul conquest. Ismailies during the Qajar period. The significance o...  
Concept of Truth-Seeking in the Course of History Babak Rod Khadem English 60 This presentation explores and compares the treatment of the problem of "truth" and the coterminous problem of "unity" amongst several ancient Greek, Neoplatonic, and Islamic thinkers, and then attempts to connect these various strands to the synthesis that is presented in the Baha'i writings. In discussing these "pre-Baha'i" concepts, this pre...  
Crystallization of the Bahá'i Worldwide Community Jena Khadem-Khodadad English 93 See also Dynamics of Growth: A Baha'i Approach. "Outward forms and symbols must be used to convey intellectual conceptions". SAQ, p. 81 Large Scale growth is an imperative if the Baha'i Faith is to fulfill its mission, as the begetter of a world civilization and culture. This paper presents certain understandings and insights on the grow...  
Dynamics of Growth, The: Factors which Impact the Growth of the Bahá'í Faith: Application of Analogies and Metaphors Jena Khadem-Khodadad English 93 See also Crystallization of the Baha'i Worldwide Community. The Baha'i Faith, has achieved an impressive worldwide expansion for a religion which had its beginning in mid nineteenth century. Despite this remarkable spread, the Baha'i Faith remains yet unknown to the vast majority of humankind. Baha'is, worldwide, constitute less than one ten...  
Genetic basis of our uniquely human ability, The: The gift of speech and language Faraneh Vargha-Khadem English 104 Recent advances in neuroscience and brain imaging techniques, have enabled studies of higher order cognitive functions, and unique human attributes such as consciousness, perception, language, and memory. There is growing awareness among neuroscientists that the products of the human mind transcend the functions of the brain. This in turn has led t...  
Glimpses into the Life of Laura Dreyfus-Barney: Part 2 Mona Khademi English 83 See Part 1, above.  
Glimpses into the Life of Laura Dreyfus-Barney: Part 1 Mona Khademi English 83 Lights10 This paper is an attempt to present glimpses into the life of Laura Dreyfus-Barney (1879-1974), a keenly intelligent woman with an inquisitive mind. She made several trip to Akka and during her visits requested 'Abdu'l-Baha, who was confined to prison at that time, clarifying a number of points for her. Her greatest achievement was the publicatio... read online  
Hidden Treasure, The Mozhan Khadem English 15 This presentation is an attempt to explain the basic ideas of Baha'i 'irfan as revealed by Baha'u'llah, the Bab, 'Abdu'l-Baha, and the Guardian and to explain what the concepts of "the Most Holy Outpouring," "the Holy Outpouring," "Search," "Love," "Knowledge," "Unity," "Wonderment," "Annihilation in God," "Life in God," and "Visitation of the Coun...  
Historical review of the evolution of the concept of Guardianship, A Mouzhan Khadem English 65  
Ismailis, Yesterday and Today Mozhan Khadem English 58 Yesterday The talk explores the following subjects: the history of the Ismaili Movement/sect, their theology (Alamout-some of the key events, Hasan 'Ala zekrihi salam- and Post Alamout, sufi disguise,) the Fatemis, the role of Nasir Khosrow and Hassan Sabbah, the Ismailies of Pamir, the Mogul conquest, Ismailies during the Qajar period, the signif...  
Kuntu Kanz (Panel) Muin Afnani Moujan Khadem English 51  
Laura Barney Dreyfus, Author of Some Answered Questions Mona Khademi English 86  
Origins of the Bahá'í Concept of Unity and Causality: A Brief Survey of Greek, Neoplatonic, and Islamic Underpinning Babak Rod Khadem English - Lights7 read online  
Panel Discussion: Kitab-i-Aqdas: Current Research and Future Directions Jena Khadem Khodadad Moojan Momen, and Mr. Charles Nolley English 5 The Saturday evening session was devoted to a panel discussion on "The Kitab-i-Aqdas: Current Research and Future Directions." The session began with introductory remarks by the three panelists: Dr. Jena Khadem, Dr. Moojan Momen, and Mr. Charles Nolley. A diversity of perspectives was expressed by the panelists as well as the participants, showing ...  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Kuntu Kanz (Panel) Muin Afnani Moujan Khadem فارسی 50  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Comparative Study of Seven Valleys and Mantiqu'l-Tayr Moozhan Khadem فارسی 3  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Concept of Truth-Seeking in the Course of History Babk Rod Khadem فارسی 59  
Persian title yet-to-be entered A Literary and musical presentation of mystic poems of Attar Moozhan Khadem فارسی 64  
Persian title yet-to-be entered Historical overview of the evolution of the concept of guardianship, A Moozhan Khadem فارسی 64  
Phenomenon of Newly Emerging Entities and the Twofold Process Jena Khadem-Khodadad English 135 The following words of Baha'u'llah launch this session: I testify that no sooner had the First Word proceeded, through the potency of Thy will and purpose...than the whole creation was revolutionized, and all that are in the heavens and all that are on earth were stirred to the depths. Through that Word the realities of all created things were s...  
Question of Exclusivism, The: A Scientific Perspective Jena Khadem Khodadad English 9 This study looks at the dogma of exclusivism, instituted by many Christian denominations, with the aim of demonstrating that this doctrine is no longer viable. The operating principles necessitating a shift in scientific "paradigma," as discussed by Thomas Kuhn in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, are applied to the paradigm of exclusivism. ...  
Short Review of the Mystical Meanings of Some of the Terms Used in Bahá'u'lláh's and Rumi's Mathnavis, A Moozhan Khadem English 38 A number of terms and expressions with mystical connotations are used in both Baha'u'llah's and Rumi's Mathnavis. These terms carry various levels of meanings and interpretations. An attempt will be made to present some of these meanings and connotations in the context of both poems.  
Some mystical themes in Some Answered Questions Mozhan Khadem English 86  
Tablets of the Divine Plan, the Fountainhead of Guidance for the Development and Crystallization of the Bahá'í­ Worldwide Community Jena Khadem-Khodadad English 138 The Divine Plan, Shoghi Effendi affirms, is "a Plan holding within it the seeds of the world's spiritual revival and ultimate redemption" (Shoghi Effendi, Citadel of Faith). This presentation charts the course of the unfolding stages of the Divine Plan and its anticipated outcome- the efflorescence of the Baha'i­ worldwide community. The Unve...  
"The world's equilibrium hath been upset through the vibrating influence of this most great, this new World Order...": Insights from the Science of Chaos Jena Khadem-Khodadad English 128 These prophetic words of Baha'u'llah, launch and illumine this session. This statement attributes the prevailing world disequilibrium, turbulence, and disorder to the destabilizing impact of the emerging new world order- introduced by the Revelation of Baha'u'llah. Moreover, the statement: "Soon will the present-day order be rolled up, and a new ...  
كنز المخفية Hidden Treasure Moozhan Khadem فارسی 52  
نگاهی به زندگی لورا دریفوس—بارنی A Look into the Life of Laura Dreyfus–Barney Mona Khademi فارسی - Safini12 read online  
سیر کمال در اشعار مولوی Surih-i-Kamal in Rumi's Poetry Iraj Khademi فارسی 73  
سیر Ùˆ سلوک در مثنوی مبارک The Spiritual Journey of Baha’u’llah’s “Masnavi" Moozhan Khadem فارسی 10  
طرح حضرت عبدالبها برای ايرانی آباد Iraj Khademi فارسی 66