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Julie Iraninejad

Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed. has a passion for supporting children and families. She has taught regular neighborhood children’s classes for over 15 years, working with families to nurture and strengthen the foundations of good character. She actively teaches the Ruhi children’s

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Lina Zeine

Lina Zeine was born in Beirut, Lebanon as a descendant of Zaynu’l-Muqarrabín. Her mother taught English as a second language at the International Language Center and her father was a professor of Middle East History at the American University of

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Music and Native American Spirituality: A Deepen Webinar by Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke has recorded a third Deepen Webinar, this one on “Music and Native American Spirituality.” It is part of the Wilmette Institute’s course on Native American Religion and Spirituality, but is also for posterity. That means the Webinar, with

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Web Talk Resources to Use in Presenting Bahá’u’lláh’s Unifying Teachings

The Universal House of Justice and the National Spiritual Assembly 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 October. Many of the Web

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The Bahá’í Faith and the Arts 2017: The Táhirih Poetry Project

The Wilmette Institute’s course on The Bahá’í Faith and the Arts 2017 (faculty, Anne Perry, Peggy Caton) continues to challenge its learners to produce inspiring pieces of art. Stephen Boyanton, now living in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, is no exception. He

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Century of Light: A Wall-Hanging Quilt, Spirit-Book Drawings, and a Fiber Project

Art is in the air, and it does not seem to matter which Wilmette Institute Course is involved. This time three learners in Century of Light 2017 (faculty, Barney Leith, Robert Wilson) have been inspired to create works of art

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Deepen Webinars Perfect for Firesides and Deepenings

As Deepen Webinars increase in numbers, they provide diversity and interest for your firesides and deepenings. Two of them help you add to your skills: consultation and storytelling. Another one gives you a moving glimpse inside the life of the

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Tears of Joy: Web Talk on “Zikrullah Khadem, The Itinerant Hand of the Cause of God”

“Thank you, to our dearest Dr. Khodadad, for a beautiful, loving, tender, and inspiring remembrance of our beloved Hand of the Cause of God Zikrullah Khadem. I hope others will take the opportunity to watch this Web Talk, as it

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Web Talk for Bahá’u’lláh’s Two Hundredth Birthday Plus Seven More for 2017

On Sunday, October 15, in honor of Baha’u’llah’s bicentennial birthday, Dr. John S. Hatcher will give a Web Talk called “In the Beginning Was a Word: How Language Knits Reality Together.” You will definitely want to put that one on

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More In-Box Emails: Dr. Todd Lawson’s Web Talks on the Bahá’í Faith and Islam

Many who listened to Dr. Todd Lawson’s trilogy of talks on the Bahá’í Faith and Islam found them mind-expanding and life-changing. You can still listen to them on the Wilmette Institute’s YouTube channel and also read and download supplementary materials

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