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How Economics Can Become Part of Personal Enrichment and Community Building

Elahe Birjandian

Economics and Community Building 2018 Faculty: Jean Parker, Hooshmand Badee Elahe Birjandian, a Bahá’í from Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, took the Wilmette Institute course Economics and Community Building in 2018. She is an accountant and the treasurer of the

Wilmette Institute University Initiative: Bulletin 3—Courses for Credit Now Available

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The Wilmette Institute is happy to announce its plans for offering courses for credit in its Summer and Fall 2019 terms. Each term will feature two courses designed to meet standards for university credit: Summer Term. The two course for

Consorting with Followers of All Religions with Confidence

Stacy Keller

Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue 2019 Faculty: Ted Brownstein, JoAnn Borovicka, Anne Pearson “Bahá’u’lláh,” Shoghi Effendi has written, “exhorts His followers to consort, with amity and concord and without discrimination, with the adherents of all religions.” This year the Wilmette Institute

Moodle Upgrade: Four Features to Enhance Your Learning Experience

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With the Wilmette Institute’s March 2019 upgrade to Moodle 3.6, you may have already discovered changes. For example, the course pages look different. But there are also new features you will want to check out. Below are four features designed

Tip for Sustainable Living: The Joy of Gardening

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“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed to inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and locale and to help you generate other ideas about

Tip for Sustainable Living: Use a Local Car-Share Service

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“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed to inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and locale and to help you generate other ideas about

WI Online Course Grist for a Lifelong Learning Course

The Destiny of America 2018 Faculty: Christopher Buck Urgency seemed to be at the top of the list when a fairly new Bahá’í enrolled in not one but three Wilmette online courses. Victoria Welborn had only been a Bahá’í for

The Wilmette Institute Expanding: Bulletin 2—How Its University Initiative Will Work

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by Robert H. Stockman In February the Wilmette Institute announced that it is expanding its reach into universities with new initiatives. The expansion is the result of a large five-year financial commitment. As the Institute’s plans develop, it is pursuing

“Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition”

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Sunday, February 17, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk Technology, tourism, politics, and law have connected human beings around the world more closely than ever before, but this closeness has, paradoxically, given rise to fear, distrust, and misunderstanding between nation-states and

Stephen Powers

Stephen Powers, Ph.D. (Education), University of Arizona, post-doctoral studies in research methods at University of Michigan and Oxford University. He was adjunct professor of educational psychology at the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University, program evaluator and analyst with

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