Thu 1/21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm EST
Dr. Sam Delchad has been asked over the years to offer a study of the Arabic Writings of Bahá’u’lláh and is now able to with the help of Green Acre. This online course is designed for those who have some familiarity with Arabic and who want to be able to read the Bahá’í Writings—and appreciate the beauty of the revealed Word—in the original Arabic. The course will not teach grammar but will emphasize pronunciation and diction.
This is an on-going series of courses, beginning November 5th. Each class is independent of the others.
Dr. Sam Delchad is a sixth-generation Bahá’í. Born in Jordan and educated in the U.K., he has been living in Southern California for nearly 40 years.
Dr. Delchad has served on both elected and appointed Bahá’í institutions on two continents, and currently serves on the Regional Council for California.
He has lectured extensively on the Bahá’í Faith, and facilitated formal and informal studies of the Faith, with emphasis on the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh.
He has also been engaged in translating the Writings from Arabic into English, although said translations are unofficial.
Professionally, Dr. Delchad is an Associate of the Royal Institute of Chemistry, and is currently co-owner and managing partner of a specialty chemical company that serves the petroleum and environmental industries.