Category: Bahá’u’lláh

John Hatcher, “What the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah Means to Me”

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk There are countless moving stories about the life of Bahá’u’lláh and how His advent will, in time, transform human society. Anyone

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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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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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Sohrab Kourosh, “The Seven Valleys of Baha’u’llah: Reformation of Mysticism and Outline of Baha’i Theology”

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Watch on YouTube View/download PDF of The Seven Valleys of Baha’u’llah PowerPoint Slide Show The Seven Valleys characterized by Shoghi Effendi as Bahá’u’lláh’s greatest mystical

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John Hatcher, “In the Beginning Was a Word: How Language Knits Reality Together”

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The Word of God is the king of words and its pervasive influence is incalculable. (Bahá’u’lláh) Each Manifestation claims to be

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Two New Deepening Videos Available

Two short videos about the writings of Bahá’u’lláh and Shoghi Effendi are the Wilmette Institutes latest effort to provide basic background information on the Bahá’í Faith. The two informal talks were recorded for use at the beginnings of courses on

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2014 Course Schedule

Building Unity Toward Marriage: Preparing for Marriage (01/02/14 to 02/05/14) 5 weeks Applying spiritual principles and practical approaches in aspects of courtship such as family unity, spiritual activities, intercultural unions, and gender equality and moving towards marriage . . .

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Student Comments on “Bahá’u’lláh’s Early Mystic Writings”

Judy Hardacre an American pioneer in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, offered the following about Bahá’u’lláh’s Early Mystic Writings: “I must admit I have been totally daunted by the pounding (in my head) question: What have I learned? So much and so

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Laws of Science and Soul Unite in a Study of the Kitab-i-Aqdas

Alain Comeau, a resident of Brownfield, Maine, is a climbing instructor who also enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking. The exploration of physical reality and spiritual reality as expressed in the laws of the Kitab-i-Aqdas has enhanced his love of scientific

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Studying the Kitab-i-Aqdas Forged New Habits for Retirement

Cynthia Hall, who lives in High Point, North Carolina, is part of an active Wilmette Institute study group. She found that the course on the Kitab-i-Aqdas helped her in her transition from her paid work life to retirement. Going through

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