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TEACHING WITH THE VIRTUES
Liverpool Baha’i Centre
5 Langdale Road, Liverpool L15 3LA
8 p.m. Friday 19th – 2 p.m. Sunday 21st November, 2010
This 2 day course is based on the Five Strategies of The Virtues Project , an International company that was founded in 1991 by three concerned individuals who felt called to do something to counteract rising violence among youth and families.
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Weekend Course: Introduction to the Beauty of Islam
Liverpool Baha’i Centre
8 p.m. Friday 22nd to Sunday 2.p.m. 24th October.
A Contemplative and Exploratory weekend on the Beauty of Islam
“When I closed the second volume of the Prophet’s biography I was sorry there was not more for me to read of that great life.” Mahatma Gandhi
This weekend aims to rediscover Islam and evaluate its influence on our civilization. We immerse ourselves in the phenomenon of birth and growth of an exotic new world, beginning with the geo-politics of the pre-Islamic era , the life of the Prophet Mohammad, the advent of Islam, the Quran, the Quranic world view, the Islamic civilization, the Islamic science and technology and its influence on the Western science, Arabic words in English language, Islamic literature and Islamic architecture, Islam in the world today, and concluding with the birth of the Baha’i Revelation as the next torch bearer.
The aim is to promote our understanding of Islam. and Islamic civilization. Particularly suited to Baha’is of Christian background, or Muslims close to the Baha’i Faith.
Transformation for Peace (TFP)
Townshend International School
Hluboká n. Vltavou, Czech Republic
TFP course 1: July 24 – August 1, 2010
TFP course 2: August 7 – August 15, 2010
This three-summer certificate program offers pre-youth an opportunity to create a community based on the guiding principles of unity, justice, diversity and consultation. A tight daily schedule is organized that includes formal academic study of the Baha’i teachings, creative expression through the arts, and guided interactive assembly consultation. Students form friendships with others from around the world, friendships that can last a lifetime. The program operates on the Townshend International School campus in the Czech Republic. A caring staff of educational faculty, and a team of experienced youth assistants are on duty at all times to care for the concerns of the students. The care of your children while at Townshend and their safe return to your home is our number one priority.
Fees: 600 Euro per student
(includes full board, transport to and from train stations and airport in Czech Republic)
Iceland – Bahá’í Summer School
DATES: 4 – 8 August 2010
VENUE: Reykjaskóli school, in Hrútafjordur bay (about 170 km north of Reykjavík)
The main speaker this year is Dr. Shirin Tahzib from the U.K.
The venue is located around 2h drive to the north of Reykjavík. It‘s in the middle of the countryside, by the sea. There is a swimming pool at the school and dormitory rooms for participants to sleep.
The price for full participation with food and accommodation is estimated to around € 100.
Croatia – Bahá’í Summer School
Dates: 26 June – 3 July 2010
Northern Ireland – Bahá’í Summer School
Dates: 12 – 18 July 2010