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The ‘Irfán Colloquium Announces 2019 Schedule

Participants at the October 2017 ‘Irfan Colloquium sessions at Louhelen Baha’i School. Photo courtesy of Iraj Ayman

The ‘Irfán Colloquium has announced the dates, languages, and locations of its five 2019 gatherings—one in California, one in Michigan, two in Italy, and one in Germany. The Colloquia are friendly gatherings held in informal and collegial settings. They provides

The Number of Web Talks for Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb Keeps Growing

Bicentenary Medallion designed by Joe Paczkowski Graphic design by Joe Paczkowski

The list of Web Talks to help you prepare for and understand better the bicentenary of the Birth of Báb has grown to ten. The new talk, entitled “Shaykh Tabarsi: A Turning Point in the Bábí Faith,” is scheduled for

New 24/7/365 Course: Nurturing Your Baby Spiritually during Pregnancy

Nurturing Your Baby Spiritually during Pregnancy is the most recent addition to the Wilmette Institute’s roster of courses in its 24/7/365 Anytime Courses series. It is the first 24/7 course from the Parent and Family Life section of the Department

Four Letters from the National Spiritual Assembly on Teaching and the Regeneration of the Inner Life of the Bahá’í Community and the Life of Nation

On December 25, 2018, the eightieth anniversary of Shoghi Effendi’s completion of a letter to the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada published as The Advent of Divine Justice, the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United

Protected: Survey Results on Courses for the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb

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Focus on Study Groups: Helping the Wilmette Institute Provide Better Help and Helping You Plan More of Them

A new service that the Wilmette Institute plans to offer in 2019 is more help for study groups and study-group leaders. In late December the Institute’s registration staff began reaching out, through a survey, to everyone who has been a

What Listeners Say: Hogenson’s Web Talk “First Western Pilgrimage”

After Kathryn Hogenson’s Web Talk “The First Western Pilgrimage: A Turning Point in the Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West,” the Wilmette Institute’s inbox was flooded with comments about the talk. One senses that there is a real

Playlist of Wilmette Institute Interviews at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

The footprint of the Wilmette Institute at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions lives on in the form of fifteen informal interviews that Dr. Robert Stockman, Director of the Institute, recorded at the Institute’s booth in November. Among the

Web Talks Set for 2019 (Including Nine Talks for the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb)

The Wilmette Institute has announced thirteen Web Talks for 2019 with more to come. Nine of the talks will help you prepare for the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb in October. Now is the time to take out

New Electronic Course Catalog on the Wilmette Institute’s Home Page

If you are one given to poking around web pages, you may have already discovered a new link on the Wilmette Institute’s home page: 2019 Courses: Catalog. If you haven’t found the link, now is the time to seek it