Category: Meaningful Conversations

Gregory Dahl, “Economic Life: Reflections on the House of Justice Message of 1 March 2017”

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk In their message to the Bahá’ís of the World of 1 March 2017, the Universal House of Justice calls on

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October 29 Web Talk Features Paul Hanley Discussing “Eleven” and the Next Stage in Human Evolution

The Wilmette Institute’s October 29 Web Talk will feature Paul Hanley discussing his book Eleven in preparation for his course, Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization, which begins on November 1. As usual, the Web Talk will

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Roya Akhavan, “Peace for Our Planet: A New Approach”

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Peace for Our Planet tells the story of a new historical dialectic in the world between two parallel processes: one of

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Resources to Help You with the Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth in October

The Wilmette Institute has several suggestions to help you with your plans for the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh in October 2017. One: September 8–October 5 Course: Sharing Bahá’u’lláh’s Birthday with Children. To help you and your

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Our Children and Sustainable Development

by Christine Muller Christine Muller wrote the following article to draw attention to the upcoming Wilmette Institute course Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind, which begins on September 10 and runs through October 28, 2017. It was edited by

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ebbf Announces Its New #discoveringhow Podcast

As of August, there is a new, Bahá’í-inspired podcast in town: ebbf’s (Ethical Business Building the Future) podcast series titled “ethical business building the future, #discoveringhow.” Produced by Jean Parker and the ebbf communications team, the series brings you personal

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Meaningful Conversations on “The Emergence of Global Institutions”: A Web Talk by Augusto Lopez Claros

Do current events, national and international, have you searching the Bahá’í writings and other literature for information about a global government? If so, we have a Web Talk you will want to listen to and share with friends and seekers.

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Meaningful Conversations on Human Rights: Michael Penn’s Web Talk on “Mind & Development”

The world around us continues to offer a smorgasbord of chaos. Bahá’ís tend to look for solutions to prejudice, racism, the inequality of the sexes, economic distress, environmental challenges, and so on, all of which prepare us for meaningful conversations

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