Bicentennial of the blessed Twin Birthdays of the two founders of the Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah and the Báb, will be celebrated at the annual sessions of the ‘Irfán Colloquium in 2017 by presentations of research papers on topics related to such historic events. We are inviting those interested and engaged in systematic studies in the Bahá’í Faith to participate in this celebrations by sending their proposals before the end of October 2016.
‘Irfán Colloquium aims at promoting deeper and systematic studies in the scriptures of the world's religions from the Bahá'í perspective, as well as verities, fundamental principles of the belief system of the Bahá'í Faith, the Baha’i sacred writings, and the interface between the Bahá’í Faith and various religious traditions and schools of thought. ‘Irfán Colloquium provides a collegial environment and an opportunity for dialogue, networking and team-building among those engaged in Bahá’í studies. It is also a unique occasion for all those participating in this gathering to meet and associate with researchers and scholars and benefit from their presentations.
Examples of some of the suggested topics:
- Baha’u’llah in the Writings of the Supreme Pen
Baha’u’llah in the Writings of the Bab
Baha’u’llah in the Writings of `Abdu’l-Baha
Baha’u’llah in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi
References to the birth and appearance of the Two Manifestations
Successive birthdays of the Two Manifestations
Genealogy of Baha’u’llah’s Household
Socio-political Conditions of Iran at the time of the birth of Baha’u’llah
Socio-political Conditions of the world at the time of the birth of Baha’u’llah
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