Author: Niki Daniels

Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing, “Finding Hope in Turbulent Times”

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The increasing instability and turbulence of our times is shaking many of us to the core. Our aim in this talk

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United Theological Seminary Plans Two-Day Celebration of the Birth of Baha’u’llah

Bahá’í Days at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities Celebrating the Bicentennial of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith October 18 and 19, 2017 October 18 10 – 11 a.m. Dr. Roya Akhavan, St. Cloud

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Living Responsibly: October— Let’s Go for a Walk or Bike Ride or Car Pool to Meetings!

“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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Wilmette Institute to Participate in 2017 Global Climate Change Week

Have you ever wondered why storms and floods seem to get increasingly worse? Do you wish there was a way you could help all the people affected? Is there a connection between such natural disasters and how we live as

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October 29 Web Talk Features Paul Hanley Discussing “Eleven” and the Next Stage in Human Evolution

The Wilmette Institute’s October 29 Web Talk will feature Paul Hanley discussing his book Eleven in preparation for his course, Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization, which begins on November 1. As usual, the Web Talk will

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Roya Akhavan, “Tahirih: Beyond Emancipation”

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Previous research on the life and contributions of Táhirih has long framed her as a herald of emancipation for women. Based

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Roya Akhavan, “Peace for Our Planet: A New Approach”

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Peace for Our Planet tells the story of a new historical dialectic in the world between two parallel processes: one of

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Jenny Lockwood

Jenny Lockwood was born and brought up in the UK, though she has also lived in Nigeria, Germany and Switzerland. After graduating in German and Linguistics with Arabic, she spent the next twenty-five years raising four sons with her husband

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Robin Chandler, “Baha’i Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play”

Sunday, September 9, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk In troubling times such as these, being a Bahá’í is a spiritual privilege. Our concerns about the collapse of societies worldwide

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Guy Emerson Mount

Guy Emerson Mount is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago and an instructor in the Department of History. His dissertation, “The Last Reconstruction: Slavery, Emancipation, and Empire in the Black Pacific” was also written at the University of

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