Category: 20th anniversary

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

Twentieth Anniversary Sees Wilmette Institute Move from Strength to Strength

by Robert H. Stockman As the Gregorian year 2015 receded into the past, and the Wilmette Institute completed its twentieth-century celebration, it can look back on twelve months of great accomplishments and important new initiatives. During 2015 the Institute ran

Steven Friberg Offers Captivating Talk on Science and Religion for Eleventh Web Talk

On Sunday, November 15, Dr. Steven Friberg, a physicist in Mountain View, California, offered a fascinating 40-minute Web Talk titled “Science and Religion: Reconciliation, Cooperation, and Harmonious Development.” It was delivered live over the Wilmette Institute’s Go to Webinar system

Six-Word Essays: Capturing the Spirit of the Wilmette Institute

In our February 2015 eNewsletter, as part of the Wilmette Institute’s Twentieth Anniversary celebrations, we invited learners in its Spiritual Foundations for a Global Civilization program and/or its online courses to capture their experiences with the Wilmette Institute, or their

“Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees”: Baharieh Rouhani Maani Makes a Powerful Case for the Inclusion of Women in Religious History

The Wilmette Institute’s ninth Web Talk marking its Twentieth Anniversary was titled “The Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees.” Baharieh Rouhani Maani talked a bit about the mothers of Bahá’u’lláh and the Báb and about Bahíyyih Khánum, the Greatest Holy

Susanne M. Alexander Discussed “Healthy, Unified Marriages as Service to Humanity,” the Wilmette Institute’s Seventh Web Talk

“Healthy, Unified Marriages as Service to Humanity” was the topic of Susanne M. Alexander’s Web Talk on August 30, the seventh in the Wilmette Institute’s series marking its Twentieth Anniversary. Her talk, which was punctuated with cartoons and two short

Aspects of Peace Figure Prominently in Three October Conferences: ebbf Learning Event, Bahá’í Chair for World Peace Conference, and Parliament of World Religions and in Other Events: Save These Dates

September 6, 2015 Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series. Presenter: Arthur Lyon Dahl. Topic: Navigating the Storm: The Transition to Sustainability. Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe). Watch for

Wilmette Institute Shines at Recent Association for Bahá’í Studies Conference

The Wilmette Institute presented its most elaborate and successful programs ever at the Association for Bahá’í Studies conference this year, which was held August 6–9, 2015, in Orange County, California. Celebration of the Wilmette Institute’s twentieth anniversary was a prominent

Time to Put the Three Remaining Web Talks on Your Calendar

After September’s two Web Talks, only three more will mark the Wilmette Institute’s Twentieth Anniversary. Be sure to add them to your calendar. The remaining talks include: October 18: Dr. Sovaida Maani Ewing, “Building a World Federation: The Key to

A Bounty of Free Web Talks in September: “Transitioning to Sustainability” and “Women Closely Related to the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh”

Two free Web Talks celebrating the Wilmette Institute’s Twentieth Anniversary are on the docket for September. On September 6, Dr. Arthur Lyon Dahl will discuss “Navigating the Storm: The Transition to Sustainability.” On September 28, Baharieh Rouhani Maani, drawing on