Upcoming Irfan Colloquia: Bosch, California: May 2003

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Posted by Jonah Winters ( on April 21, 2003 at 17:08:52:

46th 'Irfán Colloquium

Philosophy, Science and the Bahá'í Faith

Bosch Bahá'í School

1-4 May 2003

   Bosch Bahá'í School offers a unique opportunity for systematic study of the Bahá'í Writings and its fundamental belief system through this ‘Irfán Colloquium, held 1-4 May 2003 at Bosch Bahá'í School in California. Philosophy, Science and the Bahá'í Faith will be the new theme of the Irfán Colloquia in 2003, focussing on selected Writings of The Báb and Abdu’l-Bahá. Sessions in English and in Persian will be held separately.

   The program includes presentations on the Qayyumu'l-Asmá (Commentary on the Qur'án's chapter of Joseph) and the Treatise on Sulúk (Mystic Search), Lawh-i hurufat al-muqatta'ah from the Writings of The Báb; Alchemy in Bábí-Bahá'í Tablets, the Secret of Divine Civilization, Siyasiyyih (Treatise on Politics), Tablet to August Forel, Tablet on Muhabbat (Love), and the Tablet of ‘Ammih (the Aunt) from the Writings of Abdu’l-Bahá. Other topics such as the “Image of Christ in the Writings of Abdu’l-Bahá,” “Bahá’i Existentialism,” “Service, Joy and Sacrifice,” and “Unity, Spirituality and Progressive Revelation”will also be covered.

   Among the presenters will be Dr. Amin Banani, Mr. Habib Riazati, Dr. Muin Afnani, Dr. Ian Kluge, Dr. Stephen Lambden, Dr. Sholeh Quinn, Ala’ Quds, Ms. Maryam Afshar, Dr. Heshmat Shariari, Dr. Sadegh Farhabngi, Dr. Wolfgang Klebel, Ms. Soheila Afnani, Dr. Ghasem Bayat, Mr., James Thomas, and others.

For registration and reservation of accommodation contact:
Bosch Baha’i School
500 Comstock Lane
Santa Cruz, CA
95060, USA
Tel: 831-423-3387
Fax: 831-423-7564
Email: Bosch@usbnc.org

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