Author: Niki Daniels

“Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition”

Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition book cover

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Technology, tourism, politics, and law have connected human beings around the world more closely than ever before, but this closeness has, paradoxically,

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

Sign Up before February 15 for “A Closer Look at Storytelling 24/7/365”

Storyteller doll

Improve your skill in telling stories by signing up now, before February 15, for the 24/7/365 course A Closer Look at Storytelling. Almost anyone, with some pointers, can tell a good story and become a story-teller-in-training. Why the urgency? Druzelle

Wilmette Institute Poised for Major Expansion

Dr. Robert H. Stockman, Executive Director of the Wilmette Institute

by Robert H. Stockman, Director, Wilmette Institute Thanks to a large five-year financial commitment, the Wilmette Institute is preparing for a major expansion in its efforts to reach college or university students who might want to take its courses for

What Did the Survey on the Courses for the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb Show?

When the Wilmette Institute launched its first-ever survey, it had no idea what to expect. But, since the survey asked respondents about courses planned for the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb, it had at least two hopes. One

The ‘Irfán Colloquium Announces 2019 Schedule

Participants at the October 2017 ‘Irfan Colloquium sessions at Louhelen Baha’i School. Photo courtesy of Iraj Ayman

The ‘Irfán Colloquium has announced the dates, languages, and locations of its five 2019 gatherings—one in California, one in Michigan, two in Italy, and one in Germany. The Colloquia are friendly gatherings held in informal and collegial settings. They provides

Wow! Just Wow! How a 24/7 Course “Thinking of Relationships and Marriage?” Helped a Couple on the Verge of Retirement Conduct a State of Their Union

Thinking of Relationships and Marriage? 24/7/365 Several years ago the Wilmette Institute launched three 24/7/365 courses aimed at young people contemplating marriage or moving toward the big date. Why? Because those thinking about a relationship and marriage need advice now,

Tips for Sustainable Living: Clean Safely—Avoid Toxic Chemicals in Your House

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Circumstances vary for every person and every locale, but I hope the monthly tips will inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and to generate

The Number of Web Talks for Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb Keeps Growing

Bicentenary Medallion designed by Joe Paczowski

The list of Web Talks to help you prepare for and understand better the bicentenary of the Birth of Báb has grown to ten. The new talk, entitled “Shaykh Tabarsi: A Turning Point in the Bábí Faith,” is scheduled for

New 24/7/365 Course: Nurturing Your Baby Spiritually during Pregnancy

Nurturing Your Baby Spiritually during Pregnancy is the most recent addition to the Wilmette Institute’s roster of courses in its 24/7/365 Anytime Courses series. It is the first 24/7 course from the Parent and Family Life section of the Department

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