Program and schedule, 42nd Irfan Colloquium

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Forty Second Session and
Seminar on the Translation of the Scripture
Meeting of the Religious Studies Interest Group of ABS-ESE

Programme and Abstracts

London School of Economics
The Old Building
19-21 July 2002

Sponsored by the
Haj Mehdi Arjmand memorial Fund
And Nadia Saadat Scholarship Fund
With Cooperation of the Wilmette Institute

FRIDAY NIGHT, 19 July 2002
7:30 p.m.     Opening Prayer
7:40 p.m.     Welcome and Announcement
7:45 p.m.     Introductory Remarks
                   Iraj Ayman
8:00 p.m.     Some aspects of the Prophetology (nubuwwa) and Theophanology (mazhariyya) of the Báb
                   Stephen Lambden
9:00 p.m.     General Discussion

8:45 a.m.     Opening Prayers and Announcements
9:00 a.m.     The Aristotelian Substratum of the Bahá'í Writings
                   Ian Kluge
10:00 a.m.    The Bab's Commentary on the Verse of Light
                   Moojan Momen     
11:00 a.m.    Break
!!:30 a.m.    The Bab's Tablet to Sultan Abdulmecid: Some Notes on Early Bábís in the Ottoman Empire
                   Necati Alkan
12:30 p.m.    Lunch

2:00 p.m.     Earthing Heaven
                   Roger Prentice
3:00 p.m.     The Bab's Risala fi'l-jasad al-nabi (Treatise upon the Body of the Prophet Muhammad)
                   Stephen Lambden
4:00 p.m.     Break
4:30 p.m.     The Order of Bahá'u'lláh (nazm-i-Bahá'u'lláh) in the Báb's Persian Bayan
                   Ismael Velasco
5:30 p.m.     Dinner

7:30 p.m.     Bahá'i Theology and a Global Theology of Religion
                   Zaid Lundberg
8:30 p.m.     Prophetic Law: Linking the Persian Bayán to Bahá'u'lláh's Kitáb-i Aqdas
                   Ismael Velasco

SUNDAY MORNING, 21 July 2002
8:45 a.m.     Opening Prayers and Announcements
9:00 a.m.     Consultative Seminar on Translation of Scripture
10:30 a.m.    Break
11:00 a.m.    Consultative Seminar on Translation of Scripture
12:30 p.m.    Lunch
2:00 p.m.     The Arc of  New Covenant
                   Mary Chikkala
3:00 p.m.     The Súrat al-qamis (Súrah of the Garment)  of  Bahá'u'lláh
                   Stephen Lambden
4:00 p.m.     General Discussion
5:00 p.m.     END OF PROGRAMME    

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