Category: History

Saturday, Mar. 3 (9 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. PST) (Sunday, 11 a.m., Eastern Australia Time) “Recollections of My Father, the Hand of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone” Saturday, Mar. 10 (9 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. PST) (Sunday, 11 a.m., …

Spiritual and Intellectual Gifts in March Web Talks: The Hands of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone and Clara Dunn and Artist Mark Tobey Read More »

Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording Stories of People and Places 2017 Faculty: Robert Stockman, Thelma Batchelor, Roger Dahl, Richard Hollinger, Jenny Lockwood, Adam Thorne Mark Vaccaro, a Bahá’í from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, a learner in the Wilmette Institute course …

An Oral Historian Gains New Insights into How to Tell Better Stories of People and Places for The Oklahoma Bahá’í Oral History Project Read More »

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9:00 p.m. US Eastern (Sunday, March 11, 1:00 pm Eastern Australia Time) Watch on YouTube: Web Talk In this presentation Mariette traces the early life of Clara Dunn, how she met Henry Hyde Dunn and learned of the …

Mariette Leong, “Recollections of the Hand of the Cause of God Clara Dunn and Henry Hyde Dunn” Read More »

Saturday, March 3, 2018 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk In her presentation Mariette talks briefly about the life of her father, his growing up years in South Australia, his marriage to Madge Green and the bringing up a young family of …

Mariette Leong, “Recollections of My Father, the Hand of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone” Read More »

Sunday, November 11, 2018 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/download PDF of Slide Show Hand of the Cause of God, Horace Hotchkiss Holley, served as secretary of the National Spiritual Assembly of the United States and Canada from 1925 until 1959 …

Kathryn Hogenson, “Horace H. Holley: An Indispensable Man in the Development of the Bahá’í Faith” Read More »

Sunday, December 16, 2018 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show The first direct meeting of Western believers with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá marks a monumental moment in the development of the Faith outside of the region of its birth: the …

Kathryn Hogenson, “The First Western Pilgrimage: A Turning Point in the Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West” Read More »

A number of Bahá’ís in the Washington, D.C., area have found the burial place of Pocahontas Pope, the first African American in the Washington, D.C. Bahá’í community. Now the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Washington, D.C., has announced the …

Grave of First African American Bahá’í in Washington, D.C., Found; Contribute to Her Grave Marker Read More »

“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 …

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

The Wilmette Institute is continuing to add to its Deepen! Web Videos. An important addition is an interview with Dr. Jena Khadem Khodadad about her father the Hand of the Cause of God Zikrullah Khadem. It is being released two …

Deepen! Web Video: The Hand of the Cause of God Zikrullah Khadem—An Interview Read More »

Finding a website that adds to our understanding of the history of the Bahá’í Faith is always exciting. This time Greg Dahl, a second-generation Bahá’í, has put up a website on which he has been working for a long time. …

A New Website of Historic Photographs, Recordings, Talks, and 1970s Music Read More »