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Gary Reusche

Gary Reusche is an agricultural and rural-development expert who left the United States in 1975 to pioneer and work in social-and-economic-development projects abroad. He received a PhD in crop science from Mississippi State University and executive MBA training from the

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Raymond Switzer

Raymond is a Canadian psychologist, therapist, workshop leader, lecturer, writer and part-time musician living with his wife, Furugh, in Gödöllő, Hungary. He joined the Wilmette Institute Relationship and Marriage team in 2015. He is a Certified Imago Relationship therapist and

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Furugh Switzer

Furugh Switzer serves on the relationships and marriage faculty team. She is a Sociologist and an Inter-Cultural Educator who is also trained in Imago Relationship Therapy and Inner Peace Therapy. Furugh works with individuals with a variety of life issues

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The Wilmette Institute Announces Courses for the 2018 Winter Quarter

Courses for the Wilmette Institute’s 2018 schedule are taking shape. The Winter Quarter courses—January through March—are listed in this issue of the eNewsletter. Courses for additional quarters will appear in subsequent issues. Highlights of the Winter Quarter include a new

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How Can You Use Web Talks to Present Baha’u’llah’s Unifying Teachings?

Most of us know that the Universal House of Justice and our National Spiritual Assemblies are increasingly urging us to “present the unifying teachings of Bahá’u’llah” to our fellow-citizens in the run-up to the celebrations of the Twin Birthdays in

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Living Responsibly: AUGUST: Give Up Bottled Water—Go Back to the Tap!

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”  —‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller

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August 20: Web Talk by Susan Maneck on “Time and the Containment of Evil: The Zoroastrian Cosmology”

The Wilmette Institute’s August Web Talk will feature Wilmette Institute faculty Susan Maneck discussing the fascinating topic “Time and the Containment of Evil: The Zoroastrian Cosmology.” The talk on August 20 will begin at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT,

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Five Bullet Points: Learning How to Apply Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance

Learner Vida Wachob, from Mint Hill, North Carolina, in the United States, was traveling in Spain during most of the course on Applying Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance in the United States (faculty, Brian Aull). But that didn’t slow

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Ethical Business Building the Future, Beyond Diversity

by Wendi Momen On May 4–7, 2017, ebbf (Ethical Business Building the Future) held its 27th International Learning Event called “Understanding and Harnessing Diversity” in Geneva Switzerland. Dr. Wendi Momen, ebbf’s chair and the Wilmette Institute’s correspondent at ebbf’s events

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How Should Bahá’ís Talk about Climate Change? Applying Recent Institutional Guidance

by Christine Muller The Universal House of Justice and the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States have provided Bahá’ís with clear guidelines about engaging in public discourse and social action and avoiding partisan politics. In practice,

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