Sixty young Bahá’ís from 24 countries in Europe gathered in Acuto for a week-long course on the study of various aspects of the World Order of Bahá’u’lláh. This course was arranged by the National Spiritual Assembly of Italy, in consultation with the Board of Counsellors in Europe.The attached notes are transcripts of the six presentations made during the week. The reader will find some overlapping of issues in one or more of the talks. Such repetitions have not been eliminated in order to keep the text of the talks as presented to the class.
The questions asked and the answers given have been sorted according to the themes of the presentation each day and appear at the end of the text of each of the six talks. The points raised in these notes are for the most part based on the Writings of our Faith, as Ali-Nakhjavani has understood them. Shoghi Effendi has warned the friends that the future will witness attacks on the Administrative Order.
It is hoped that the themes presented and the conclusions drawn in these notes will assist the participants of this course to defend the Cause against these attacks in the days to come.