Category: Learners

As a result of taking the Wilmette Institute course Indigenous Perspectives on the Sacred, three Indianapolis Bahá’ís—Victor Chaney, Stephanie Charvin, and Debbie Wittman—organized an evening of storytelling and music on August 30 with some of the Native Americans in their

The Kitáb-i-Íqán: An Introduction (2019) Faculty: Christopher Buck Rick Schneider says he is exploring the Íqán with greater depth than ever before and sharing his learnings with others. I just discovered that I did not establish a learning plan/goals. Had

The Life of the Báb (2019) Faculty: Peter Smith, Moojan Momen Dorinda Bogartus described the impact the course on The Life of the Báb had on her in these words: The class on the life of the Báb was so

Climate Change (2014) Christine Muller, Carole Flood, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan, Gary Colliver, Arthur Dahl AND Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization (2019) Paul Hanley, Neil Whatley, Gary Reusche Terry Edwards, originally from Miami, Florida, and now a resident

How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives 2019 Faculty: Roger Dahl, Sue Rishworth, Lois Walker Joan King, recording secretary for the Tulsa, Oklahoma Local Spiritual Assembly, tells us how the Wilmette Institute’s 2019 course on Bahá’í Archives caused a

Sanjida Cabot tells us about her experience in the course Introduction to the Qur’an and how it led to an invitation to participate in the Bahá’í wedding of two friends, who took the course with her. She adds “It was

Jill Stepp Johnston describes the effect the course Shoghi Effendi: Life and Ministry had on her. I am increasingly astounded by what the Guardian accomplished in so short a time and the cleverness with which he did it all. Just

by Betty J. Fisher and Carol Mansour The story of a video on racism with a Persian narration for Persian Bahá’ís with challenges with the English language began in early 2018 in the Williamson County, Tennessee, Cluster near Nashville and

The Badí‘ (Bahá’í) Calendar: Reshaping Our Material, Social, and Spiritual Reality Faculty: William Collins, Nicola Daniels, Mark Lutness This is a story of patience, which, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá says, is an immutable spiritual truth. In 2015, Linda Gillette, a Bahá’í from Hendersonville,

Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue 2019 Faculty: Ted Brownstein, JoAnn Borovicka, Anne Pearson In April, the editors shared what Australian Bahá’í Colin Dibdin had learned from the Wilmette Institute course Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue, much of which centered around the skill