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Irfán Colloquia at Louhelen in Michigan, October 7-10

Postby Jonah » Tue Aug 23, 2005 1:29 am

Presenters: if you would like to submit your paper for presentation, please contact Iraj Ayman at iayman@usbnc.org.

Attendees: please see full announcements here: Persian conference, see http://irfancolloquia.org/64/info ; English conference, see http://irfancolloquia.org/65/info .
<ul><li> 64th Irfan Colloquium in Persian - 7-10 October, 2005 - http://irfancolloquia.org/64/info </li><li> 65th Irfan Colloquium in English - 7-10 October, 2005 - http://irfancolloquia.org/65/info </li></ul><b>About the Colloquia</b><blockquote>The Irfan Colloquia started in 1993 and have continued to be held annually in North America and Europe. The aim and purpose of the Irfan activities are to foster systematic studies of the scriptures of the world's religions from the Baha'i perspective and to promote scholarly studies in the sacred writings, verities, and fundamental principles of the belief system of the Baha'i Faith. Some of the sessions of the conference will be given over to the theme of the conference, "Mysticism and the Baha'i Faith." For more information on the Irfan Colloquia, please see the following website: <a href=http://irfancolloquia.org/>irfancolloquia.org</a></blockquote>
<b>Tentative schedule of presenters and topics for <a href=http://irfancolloquia.org/64/info>Persian colloquium</a> (see website for an announcement in Persian):</b>

Muhammad Afnan
* Attributes of God in the Writings of the Báb
* A comparative study of the Bab’s Surah of Muluk and Baha’u’llah’s Suratu’l-Muluk

Nehri Afnan
(Topic to be announced)

Armaghan Asadi
* "Vital Role of the Universal House of Justice in destiny of humanity" including a systematic method for studying the messages of the Universal House of Justice

Ghasem Bayat
* The Image of the Prophet of Islam in Muslim and Bahá’í Writings

Behrooz Jabbari
* Attar, The Well-known Sufi and Poet

Ruhullah Khoshbin
(Topic to be announced)

Vahid Ra’fati
* Bahá’u’lláh’s Tablet to Manekji Sahib
* Attributes of God: Jamal and Kamal

Parivash Samandari-Khoshbin
(Topic to be announced)

Mina Yazdani
* MOGHAYESEH RISALIH MADANIYYIH VA RISALATE SIYAASI-IJTIMAIY HAM 'ASR-I-`AN
* The Báb and Baha’u’llah, John the Baptist and Jesus in a Tablet Revealed in Adrianople


<b>Tentative schedule of presenters and topics for <a href=http://irfancolloquia.org/65/info>English colloquium</a>:</b>

Nadema Agard
* The Arts and The Sacred in Native America

Armaghan Asadi
* Vital Role of the Universal House of Justice in destiny of humanity

Ghasem Bayat
* The Image of the Prophet of Islam in Muslim and Bahá’í Writings

Vahid Brown
*Alchemy in the Baha'i writings: An Introduction

Martin Grant
* Basic approaches to the problem of religious diversity: exclusivism, inclusivism, and pluralism.

Ian Kluge
* Baha’i and Buddhism: Steps Towards an Ontological Rapprochement

Stephen Lambden
* Dimensions of Imam Ali's Khutba al-Tutunjiyya (Sermon of the Gulf) and its Shaykhi, Babi, and Baha'i Interpretations including a Translation of the Bab's Commentary on a Statement of Sayyid Kazim Rashti in His Sharh khutba al-tutunjiyya.

Frank Lewis
* Englishing Scripture in the 21st Century: comparative strategies for translating Baha'u'llah's poetry

Vahid Ra’fati
*Bahá’u’lláh’s Tablet to Manekji Sahib
* Attributes of God: Jamal va Kamal

Mina Yazdani:
*The Báb and Baha’u’llah, John the Baptist and Jesus in a Tablet Revealed in Adrianople.

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