Category: Learners

Letter to the Editor: How Much I Have Learned from the Wilmette Institute

Doris Bogardus has taken a few Wilmette Institute courses over the years, but, since May 2017, she has taken five courses. We suggest that you google the “hugelkultur beds” that she mentions below. Besides being a fun word to say

Letter to the Editor: Climate Change Now a Part of Local Activities

After the Wilmette Institute published its April 2018 issue of its eNewsletter, which featured the Climate Change course as its first course for April, it received the following email. Winnie Merritt took the course in 2015 and is still putting

“Practical Steps toward Racial Harmony”: A Way to Educate Bahá’ís about Racism

Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue February 2018 Faculty: Gwen Etter-Lewis, Niki Daniels, Guy Emerson Mount, Robert Stockman Katharine Key, who lives in Washington, D.C., USA, became a Bahá’í in 1996. She is a white musician and has two

An Aussie Confronts Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue

Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue February 2018 Faculty: Gwen Etter-Lewis, Niki Daniels, Guy Emerson Mount, Robert Stockman One of the seventy-eight learners who signed up for Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue in February 2018 when the

“Of Course, It Will Not End”: Learnings from Health Care and Social Action Course

Health Care and Social Action 2018 Faculty: Babak Etemad, Stephen Karnik, John Safapour Rolando Maddela, a Bahá’í living in a suburb of Dallas, Texas (and now in Salt Lake City, Utah), USA, “grew up in the Philippines in a paradise

Bahá’í Student Gives Sermon as She Graduates with a Degree in Chaplaincy from the United Theological Seminary

Reflections from a Ukulele Chaplain—Emily Youngdahl Wright, MDiv, with special guests, Ukulele Drive—Julie Elhard, Rocky Mjos, Peggy Larson, Bob Berg, Doug Wright On April 25, 2018, Emily Youngdahl Wright, a Bahá’í pursuing a Master’s degree in Divinity, with a concentration

Love and Friendship in Marriage: What Seven Couples Learned

Enhancing Love and Friendship in Your Marriage 2018 A new course offered by the Marriage and Family Department Faculty: Susanne Alexander and Riaz Mostaghim Generally, we share learners’ Learning Self-Assessments posted at the ends of their courses. In this case,

What Bahá’í Archival Work Means to Two Honduran Bahá’ís: Accompaniment

How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives 2018 Roger Dahl, Sue Rishworth, Lois Walker Five Bahá’ís from Honduras, all first-time Wilmette Institute learners, signed up as a group for the course How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives

Badí‘ Calendar Teaching Puzzle: A Second Artistic Project Inspired by the Calendar Course

Frances Pollitt, of Wayland, Massachusetts, USA, was a learner in the Wilmette Institute’s 2015 online course Badí‘ (Bahá’í) Calendar: Reshaping our Material, Social, and Spiritual Reality. This course, like all Wilmette Institute courses, encouraged those taking the course to consider

A Learner’s How-To List for Engaging in Interfaith Dialogue

Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue 2018 Faculty: Ted Brownstein, JoAnn Borovicka, Anne Pearson Lisa Kelly, a Bahá’í living in Madison, Wisconsin, signed up the 2018 course on Preparing for Interfaith Dialogue, thinking it “would have more focus on specific religions, in

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