Acuto, Italy: July 2003

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Posted by Jonah ( on April 21, 2003 at 17:13:24:

In Reply to: Upcoming Irfan Colloquia: Bosch, California: May 2003 posted by Jonah Winters on April 21, 2003 at 17:08:52:

48th ‘Irfán Colloquium

Centre for Bahá'í Studies, Acuto Italy

10-13 July 2003

‘Irfán Colloquium 2003 will start a series of sessions on the general theme of "Philosophy, Science and the Bahá’i Faith." Those interested in these fields of study are particularly invited to participate. The program will also include presentations on the fundamental belief system and the Scripture of the Bahá’í Faith.

The ‘Irfán Colloquium 2003 (in English) will be held at the Center for Bahá’í Studies in Acuto, Italy, from 10-13 July. It will begin immediately after the Persian sessions of the Irfan Colloquium (3-9 July).

The topics to be presented include "Globalization and the Bahá’í Faith," "Confucianism and Modern Chinese Morality," "Divine Philosophy," "Health and Nutrition in the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá," "The Approach of Abdu’l-Bahá to the Problem of Tolerance," "Bahá’u’lláh’s poem Rashh-i ‘Amá," "The Báb’s Response to a Question about Lawh Al-Mahfuz (The Preserved Tablet)," "Hadíth-i-Kumayl and the Báb’s Commentary thereon," "Lawh-i-Istintáq (Interrogation) and its historical background," "Long Obligatory Prayer," "Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in honor of Ibn-i-Asdaq’s Daughters," and "The image of Prophet Muhammad in the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá."

Mr. Necati Alkan, Dr. Dominic Brookshaw, Mr. Serene Freemantle, Dr. Minoo Foadi, Dr. Stephen Lambden, Dr. Moojan Momen, Dr. Augusto Lopez, Dr. Sholeh Quinn, Dr. Julio Savi, Erfan Sabeti, Mr. Iscander Tinto, and Mr. Ismael Velasco will be among the speakers of this session.

For registration and accommodation contact

Center for Bahá'í Studies
Via Capodimonte 49, 03010
Acuto, Italy
Tel: 39-0775-56061
Fax: 39-0775-56841

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