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ENewsletter November 2012 ENewsletter October 2012

Jonathan Gerard is Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Covenant of Peace, Easton, Pennsylvania. He has a D. Min.

Course Software to Receive Upgrade and How It Might Affect Your Course Our course management software, Moodle (and our courses), may possibly be down for a few hours during August. We are upgrading to the latest version of Moodle, one …

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Help Us with Our New Website The Wilmette Institute is developing a new public website using WordPress. The new site is much more interactive than our current one. It will feature a YouTube video about the Institute (the one now …

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Michael Mastry, a gardener in Haifa, Israel, discovered the coherence between the core activities and sustainable development by taking Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind. By the taking this course my consciousness of the problems facing us has expanded. Yet, …

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‘Abdu’l-Baha’s visit to the Bowery Mission on April 19, 1912, and His distribution of silver quarters to some 400 to 500 men inspired students in the Wilmette Institute’s course on ‘Abdu’l-Baha in America in a special way. Several pledged to …

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The Wilmette Institute thanks Glenn Franco Simmons, a photographer who specializes in shots of flowers and nature scenes, for allowing it to use his photographs in advertising some of its courses. For the course on Tablets of Baha’u’llah Revealed after the …

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One of the delights of the 2012 centenary of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s journey to North America is finding digital resources exploring the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century encounters between East and West. Among such encounters were two visitors—Swami Vivekananda and Rabindranath Tagore–who brought to …

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http://www.askbahai.com is a website using Google custom search technology that uses a predetermined list of Baha’i websites and official pages. It is a very quick way to track down academic papers on Bahai-library.com, contact information for local communities, Baha’i history and …

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Baha’is around the world watch developments in Iran very closely, for many Baha’is–our coreligionists, friends, and relatives–still live there, deprived of many human rights that we take for granted. In spite of the repressive, tyrannical regime, life goes on for …

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