2018 Courses

This schedule is subject to change. Courses may shift in dates, some titles will change, new courses will appear, and some courses may be repeated. Registration will open at least 3 months in advance of a course.

As-You-Need-It Courses (Register 24/7/365)

First Term (January – March 2018)

Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue
01/05/18 to 02/22/18

NEW COURSE: Exploring Friendship, Dating, and Courtship
01/08/18 to 02/04/18

How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives
01/08/18 to 04/08/18

Introduction to the Kitáb-i-Aqdas
01/10/18 to 03/06/18

Finding the Hidden Gift: An Approach to Studying the Bahá’í Writings
01/15/18 to 03/03/18

Bahá’í Perspectives on Agriculture and Food
01/20/18 to 03/09/18

NEW COURSE: Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue
02/01/18 to 04/04/18

NEW COURSE: Nurturing Your Baby Spiritually During Pregnancy
02/05/18 to 03/18/18

The Writings of the Báb
02/10/18 to 04/06/18

NEW COURSE: Enhancing Love and Friendship in Your Marriage
02/12/18 to 03/12/18

‘Abdu’l-Bahá: His Life and Ministry
02/20/18 to 04/16/18

NEW COURSE: A Weighty but Gracious Summons to a Despotic Ruler: A Study of the Lawh-i-Sultán (Tablet to the King)
02/25/18 to 04/14/18

NEW COURSE: Bahá’í Institutions, the Community, and the Individual
03/01/18 to 04/18/18

Health Care and Social Action
03/07/18 to 04/24/18

Charters of the Faith: The Tablet of Carmel, the Will and Testament of `Abdu’l-Bahá, and the Tablets of the Divine Plan
03/10/18 to 04/27/18

The Bahá’í Faith and the Arts
03/15/18 to 04/25/18

Some Answered Questions
03/25/18 to 05/19/18


Second Term (April – June 2018)

Climate Change
04/01/18 to 05/26/18

Indigenous Perspectives on the Sacred
04/15/18 to 06/09/18

The Advent of Divine Justice: Guidance for Winning Five Year Plan Goals
04/25/18 to 06/05/18

Exploring the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament)
05/01/18 to 06/18/18

The Báb and the Bábí Faith, 1844-63: Rediscovering the Dawnbreakers
05/05/18 to 06/22/18

NEW COURSE: Helping Children Navigate Media and Screen Time
05/07/18 to 06/10/18

Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh Revealed after the Kitáb-i-Aqdas
05/10/18 to 08/01/18

Introduction to Islam
05/15/18 to 07/02/18

One Common Faith
06/01/18 to 07/19/18

Conscious Parenting of 3 and 4 Year Olds
06/04/18 to 07/08/18

Relating the Bahá’í Teachings to Public Life (Without Being Political)
06/10/18 to 07/28/18

Bahá’u’lláh’s Revelation: A Systematic Survey
06/15/18 to 08/02/18

Economics and the Bahá’í Faith
06/20/18 to 08/08/18


Third Term (July – August 2018)

Introduction to Buddhism
07/01/18 to 08/19/18

NEW COURSE: Making Time and Service Choices as a Couple
07/08/18 to 07/30/18

Building a World Federation
08/15/18 to 10/03/18

The Tabernacle of Unity
08/20/18 to 10/08/18

The Destiny of America
08/25/18 to 10/13/18


Fourth Term (September – December 2018)

Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind
09/01/18 to 10/19/18

NEW COURSE: Fostering a Bahá’í Identity in Children
09/03/18 to 10/28/18

The Bahá’í Faith: A Comprehensive Introduction
09/10/18 to 10/29/18

Introduction to Bahá’í History, 1844-Present
09/15/18 to 11/13/18

NEW COURSE: Consulting As a Couple: Understanding and Decisions
09/17/18 to 10/08/18

NEW COURSE: Sharing The Twin Birthday with Children
09/17/18 to 10/28/18

Gifts of the Spirit: The Spiritual Practice of Creative Writing
09/25/18 to 11/13/18

NEW COURSE: The Book of Isaiah
10/01/18 to 11/19/18

The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh: Two Lives, One Story
10/05/18 to 11/22/18

The Bahá’í Faith and Social Change
10/10/18 to 11/28/18

The Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
10/15/18 to 12/03/18

Shoghi Effendi: His Life and Ministry
10/20/18 to 12/08/18

NEW COURSE: Building Intercultural Understanding as a Couple
10/22/18 to 11/19/18

NEW COURSE: Communication Skills for Spiritually Minded Parents
10/29/18 to 12/16/18

Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording Stories of People and Places
11/01/18 to 12/19/18

Science, Religion, and the Bahá’í Faith
11/10/18 to 12/28/18

Introduction to Shi‘i Islam
11/15/18 to 01/02/19

Philosophy and the Bahá’í Faith
12/01/18 to 01/18/19

The Promise of World Peace
12/05/18 to 01/23/19

Judaism for Deepening and Dialogue
12/15/18 to 02/12/19