Category: News

Videos about Baha’u’lláh’s Lawh-i-Sultán (Tablet to Násíru’d-Dín Sháh) Now Available

The four webinars that Shahrokh Monjazeb included in his February 2018 course called A Weighty but Gracious Summons to a Despotic Ruler: A Study of the Lawh-i-Sultán (Tablet to the King) are now available to everyone on the Wilmette Institute

The Wilmette Institute Will Be at the Parliament of the World’s Religions!

The countdown has begun for the seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions, which will be held in Toronto November 1–7, 2018, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is “The Promise of Inclusion, The Power of

Letters to the Editor: Robin Chandler’s “Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play” Now on YouTube

Dr. Robin Chandler is a speaker you will want to know, and her recent Web Talk “Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play” is one you will want to listen to—maybe several times. In describing her talk, she

Fund-Raising 2018–19 Time: You Can Help the Wilmette Institute’s Reach Further into the Bahá’í and Academic Communities

The Wilmette Institute has just issued its fund-raising appeal for 2018–19. The letter emphasizes its transformation during the last fiscal year resulting from the Institute’s historic arrangement with United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, in New Brighton, Minnesota. But

Wilmette Institute Appoints Dr. Moojan Momen Chair of Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology

The Wilmette Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Moojan Momen has agreed to serve as Chair of the Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology for 2018–19. He has published books on a variety of religious traditions, such as Hinduism

Wilmette Institute Courses for 2019 Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb: Plan Ahead!

Learning more about the Báb and His writings in preparation for celebrating the bicentenary of His birth in October 2019 has just become easier. The Wilmette Institute will be offering four new courses and two repeated courses in 2019 about

The Wilmette Institute Community Will Participate in Global Climate Change Week: You Are Invited!

For the third year in a row, the Wilmette Institute will take part in the annual Global Climate Change Week, which is scheduled this year for October 15–21. The Institute invites the active participation of the entire Wilmette Institute community,

Registering for a Wilmette Institute Course on Your Mobile Device: A New Service

You may already know that Wilmette Institute courses can be accessed on iPads and smartphones. As explained on the Frequently Asked Questions page: You can read everything on the Moodle learning website on your smartphone and on your iPad and

Fall-Term Courses (September – December 2018): A Bouquet of Choices

The Wilmette Institute has announced its courses for its Fall Term, which begins on September 1 and runs through December. The nineteen courses are a mix drawn from the departments of Bahá’í History and Texts; Religion, Philosophy, and Theology; Social

Faculty Mikhail Sergeev Publishes “Studies in Bahá’í Philosophy, Vol. 1”

Dr. Mikhaeil Sergeev, Wilmette Institute chair of and faculty in its Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology, has recently edited, contributed to, and published the first volume of Studies in Bahá’í Philosophy. A Global Faith Book, it is available for

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