Category: Learners

Using the Kitáb-i-Iqán to Teach Evangelical Christians in Nigeria

Martha Garman, a pioneer to Africa with her husband for forty-five years, was in Upstate New York in the late summer of 2017 for “medical repairs” (in her case cataract surgery on both eyes) so that they could return to

Loneliness in Social Action—Let’s Welcome Them, Let’s Bring Chocolate

Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind 2017 Faculty: Arthur Lyon Dahl, Christine Muller, and Peter Adriance Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization 2017 Faculty: Paul Hanley, Gary Reusche, Halel Samimi, Neil Whatley One of the goals

With Fingers Crossed, a Malaysian Bahá’í Plans to Use Sustainable Development Concepts in Corporate and Bahá’í Social Spaces

Sustainable Development and Prosperity of Humankind 2017 Faculty: Arthur Lyon Dahl, Christine Muller, and Peter Adriance Yuetmee Ho, a Bahá’í from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, didn’t tell us much about herself, but her Personal Learning Assessment at the end of the

A Rochester Bahá’í Coordinates Sustainable Learnings with Core Activities

Sustainable Development and Prosperity of Humankind 2017 Faculty: Arthur Lyon Dahl, Christine Muller, and Peter Adriance Margaret Tash, a Bahá’í who lives in Rochester, New York, USA, has had an interest for many years in healthy nutrition and ending world

Preserving Bahá’í History, One Bahá’í Item at a Time: The Importance of Bahá’í Archives

by Betty J. Fisher The Wilmette staff hopes that your reading the article below will prompt you to think seriously about taking How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives, which begins on January 8. It is an excellent way

Five Bullet Points: Learning How to Apply Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance

Learner Vida Wachob, from Mint Hill, North Carolina, in the United States, was traveling in Spain during most of the course on Applying Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance in the United States (faculty, Brian Aull). But that didn’t slow

New Attitudes and Actions Emerge from Climate Change Course

Fayyaz Rehman, a learner from Lahore, Pakistan, enrolled in the Wilmette Institute course on Climate Change (faculty, Christine Muller, Arthur Lyon Dahl, Laurent Mesbah) because he felt the topic is “the most critical issue of the contemporary world” and because

Meaningful Conversations Aided by the Study of Islam

A relatively new Bahá’í from Pakistan (who asked that we not use her name) enrolled in the Wilmette Institute course Islam for Deepening and Dialogue 2016 (faculty, Susan Maneck, Daniel Gebhardt). Her goals were ambitious, considering that she is a PhD

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

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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