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Bahá’í Artist Mark Tobey: A Review of a Tobey Exhibit Complements February 11 Web Talk on Tobey

by Robert H. Stockman An exhibit of works by Mark Tobey (1890–1976), titled Mark Tobey: Threading Light is now on display at the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover, Massachusetts, USA, through March 11. Previously it was on display

Attention Writers: Sign Up for February 10–15 “The Write Life” Retreat

“The Write Life Retreat and Sharing” being held on February 10–15, 2018, at the Desert Rose Bahá’í Institute: A Center for the Arts in Eloy, Arizona, USA, is a somewhat last-minute addition to its list of offerings. The event is

24/7/365 Deepening Choices: Ten Plagues of Exodus, the Story of Joseph, and the Bahá’í Faith

Are you looking for a different kind of deepening experience? One, perhaps, that dips into the Christian Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible) and ends up showing you how to read the Bahá’í writings with greater depth and understanding? Here is

Four February Web Talks: The Spiritual Destiny of America, Bahá’í Artist Mark Tobey, and Bahá’u’lláh’s Letter to Násiri’d-Dín Sháh

Sunday, Feb. 4 (2 p.m. EST; 7 p.m. U.K.; 8 p.m. Western European) “The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West, Part 2” Dr. Reba Carruth Sunday, Feb. 11 (2 p.m. EST; 7 p.m. U.K.; 8 p.m. Western European) “The

Richness and Diversity in Web Talks for the Wilmette Institute’s First Term (January–March)

The Wilmette Institute has announced a rich diversity of Web Talks for its 2018 series with at least one talk per month for the first eleven months and often two (and one time three) per month. For the Institute’s first

A Library of Web Talks 24/7/365: “A Psychology That Responds to Our Times”

Let’s start with what some of the listeners had to say about Elena Mustakova-Possard’s Web Talk “A Psychology That Responds to Our Times”: “A deeply touching, stimulating and thought-provoking talk. Heartfelt thank you.” “Thank you for the invitation to join

The Bahá’í Faith, the Wilmette Institute, Public Discourse, and the 2017 American Academy of Religion

by Robert H. Stockman The Bahá’í Faith had a larger presence at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) this year than in any previous year. The AAR is the professional association of professors, students, and journalists

Video Series on Bahá’u’lláh’s Súratu’l-Mulúk Now Available

The year 2016 marked the 150th anniversary of the revelation of Bahá’u’lláh’s seminal proclamatory work, the Súratu’l-Mulúk, which set the stage for His future summons to all the major political leaders of the nineteenth century. Bahá’u’lláh wrote this lengthy and

Bahá’í Days at United Theological Seminary Honor Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth

A spirit of joy, hope for the future, and optimism pervaded the Bahá’í Days celebration at the United Theological Seminary (UTS) of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul), held in New Brighton, Minnesota, USA, on October 18 and 19. Bahá’í Days

Wilmette Institute Establishes Four Departments and Appoints Chairs

Establishing departments to oversee the Wilmette Institute’s many course offerings became a reality in September 2017 when the Institute’s Director, Dr. Robert H. Stockman, held a series of meetings with eighty part-time faculty to discuss the plan. Discussion focused on

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