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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

Wilmette Institute Offering More Courses for Possible College or University Credit

The Wilmette Institute is now offering more courses for possible college or university credit. One or two courses will be available at the beginning of each of the Institute’s four terms, which start in September, January, April, and Mid-June. The

ebbf Appoints Nabil Elias to New Dean of Education Position

ebbf (ethical business building a better future) is a Bahá’í-inspired global learning community that accompanies mindful individuals and groups through daily work and discourse to transform business and the economy, thereby contributing to a prosperous, just, and sustainable civilization. In

Wilmette Institute Board Meets, Develops Far-Sighted New Plans

by Robert Stockman At its meeting June 22–23, 2018, the Wilmette Institute Board reviewed its progress and refined its goals for the next several years. Its articulation agreement with the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, USA,

A New Look—An August Web Talk on “Tahirih: Beyond Emancipation”

You won’t want to miss the one Wilmette Institute Web Talk in August. Dr. Roya Akhavan will be speaking on “Táhirih: Beyond Emancipation,” delving into Táhirih’s importance beyond her role in the emancipation of women. The talk is scheduled for

Letter to the Editor: The Kitáb-i-Iqán—Another Deepening with Sohrab Kourosh

You may have missed Dr. Sohrab Kourosh’s Web Talk on the Kitáb-i-Iqán, but you can access it anytime in the Wilmette Institute’s library of Web Talks and also print out his PowerPoint to enhance your study. About his course, Dr.

Letter to the Editor: The Seven Valleys, a Deepening with Sohrab Kourosh

Now is always a good time to study once again a work by Bahá’u’lláh—in this case His Seven Valleys. In May 2017, just before the commemoration of the ascension of Baháu’lláh, Dr. Sohrab Kourosh gave a Web Talk deepening called

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