Category: News

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

New, Deep Discount for Wilmette Institute First-Timers

A First-Timer Discount! This is the name of a new Wilmette Institute offer that gives a deep discount to learners signing up for their first online course in 2019. The offer means that, if you or a friend have never

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

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