Category: Learners

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 …

Kitáb-i-Íqán Course Generates a Huge Course Project and Many Deepenings Read More »

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 …

Life of the Bab course was a Lifeline for an Isolated Believer Read More »

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 …

Climate Change, Population Growth, and Spiritual Evolution—Striking a Balance Read More »

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 …

Tulsa Community: Preserving Local History for Future Generations Read More »

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 …

Introduction to the Qur’an Produced an Amazing Opportunity: Recitation of a Qur’an Verse at a Wedding Read More »

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 …

The Amazing Impact of Studying the Guardian Read More »

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 …

Persian Video on “Slavery to Mass Incarceration”: A Great Achievement Read More »

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, …

The Quilt, Patience, the Badí‘ (Bahá’í) Calendar, and an Honorable Mention Read More »

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 …

An Australian Bahá’í’s Journey in Interfaith Dialogue, Part 2: From Learning to Action in and outside Ruhi Classes Read More »

Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording Stories of People and Places 2015 Faculty: Thelma Batchelor, Roger Dahl, Richard Hollinger, Robert Stockman, Adam Thorne The authors of two recent books acknowledge the help and encouragement they received in the Wilmette Institute’s course …

Two Books Published with Help from Writing Biographies and Histories Course Read More »