Category: News

Two Web Talks for April: America in the Bahá’í Writings and Economic Life

Sunday, Apr. 8, 2018, 2 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. U.K; 8 p.m. Western European) “The Special Place of America in the Bahá’í Authoritative Texts” Valerie Smith Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018, 2 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. U.K; 8 p.m. Western European)

Thinking about Relationships and Marriage? Check Out a New Anytime Course

Why Anytime Courses, available 24/7/365? Matters dealing with the heart—dating, relationships, parental consent, and marriage—and needing guidance do not wait for a course on such topics to cycle around in the courses offered by the Wilmette Institute. Hence, the Institute’s

Wilmette Institute’s Second-Term Courses, April–June

The Wilmette Institute has announced its courses for its second term, which runs from April through June 2018. You can access the Second-Term courses by clicking on the links below or by opening the Wilmette Institute’s web page and clicking

Spiritual and Intellectual Gifts in March Web Talks: The Hands of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone and Clara Dunn and Artist Mark Tobey

Saturday, Mar. 3 (9 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. PST) (Sunday, 11 a.m., Eastern Australia Time) “Recollections of My Father, the Hand of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone” Saturday, Mar. 10 (9 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. PST) (Sunday, 11 a.m.,

Letter to the Editor: Standing Up for Equality of Women and Men

“Just a line to let you know that when the local newspaper printed my article “Egalitarianism,” I was awakened, early in the morning, by a very eager woman who wanted to know how I knew that word.  She stated that

Letter to the Editor: A Pat on the Back for a Future Virtual University

“The Wilmette Institute courses are a joy to me, and, if I can, I participate in one at least annually. The mentors, the ease of use, the forums and sharing, the access to material and references, even the camaraderie, are

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

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