Category: News

Winter-Term Courses (January–March 2019): Many Choices

The Wilmette Institute, having already announced its courses for the first part of 2019, is now calling attention to its courses for its Winter Term, which runs from January 1, 2019, through March 31. The eighteen courses are drawn from

New Surveys about Wilmette Institute Courses: Help Us Help You Plan Ahead

The Wilmette Institute is increasing its efforts to help you, our learners, to plan ahead. Thus it very much wants to hear from you so that it can plan better for serving your needs in 2019 (and beyond). What do you want

Letters to the Editor: Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing’s Web Talk “Finding Hope in Turbulent Times”

Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing’s recent Web Talk called “Finding Hope in Turbulent Times” hit a nerve. With almost every evening news show sounding like The Promised Day Is Come redux and all of Shoghi Effendi’s other analyses of world events, many

The Wilmette Institute Present as the Parliament of the World’s Religions Convenes in Toronto

The Parliament of the World’s Religions kicks off in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on November 1. It is the sixth such conference since the 1993 Parliament marking the one hundredth anniversary of the first one in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1893

A “Plan Ahead” Survey on 2019 Courses on the Báb: We Want to Know What You Think!

In the November 2018 issue of the eNewsletter, the Wilmette Institute debuts a survey about the six courses it will offer in 2019 in preparation for the Bicentennial of the Birth of the Báb, which next year falls on October

PBS Network to Broadcast Documentary “An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition” in the U.S. in November

November is bringing to the Bahá’ís in the continental United States an amazing deepening and teaching tool: a documentary called An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition. In early October the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of

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

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