Category: Public Discourse

United Theological Seminary Plans Two-Day Celebration of the Birth of Baha’u’llah

Bahá’í Days at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities Celebrating the Bicentennial of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith October 18 and 19, 2017 October 18 10 – 11 a.m. Dr. Roya Akhavan, St. Cloud

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Living Responsibly: October— Let’s Go for a Walk or Bike Ride or Car Pool to Meetings!

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”  —‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller

Posted in Climate Change, Public Discourse

October 29 Web Talk Features Paul Hanley Discussing “Eleven” and the Next Stage in Human Evolution

The Wilmette Institute’s October 29 Web Talk will feature Paul Hanley discussing his book Eleven in preparation for his course, Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization, which begins on November 1. As usual, the Web Talk will

Posted in Meaningful Conversations, Public Discourse, Web Talks

Resources to Help You with the Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth in October

The Wilmette Institute has several suggestions to help you with your plans for the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh in October 2017. One: September 8–October 5 Course: Sharing Bahá’u’lláh’s Birthday with Children. To help you and your

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Living Responsibly: September—Shop Locally, Support Local Agriculture

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”  —‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller

Posted in Climate Change, Public Discourse

How Can We Transition to a Spiritual Economic Enterprise? Learn How at ebbf’s October International Learning Event

For four days, from October 12–15, 2017, join ebbf’s semiannual international learning event in Bucharest, Romania. The topic of the conference is “Ethical Business Building the Future: Transitioning Towards the Spiritual Enterprise.” You will experience inspirational keynotes and interactive sessions to learn

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How Can You Use Web Talks to Present Baha’u’llah’s Unifying Teachings?

Most of us know that the Universal House of Justice and our National Spiritual Assemblies are increasingly urging us to “present the unifying teachings of Bahá’u’llah” to our fellow-citizens in the run-up to the celebrations of the Twin Birthdays in

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Living Responsibly: AUGUST: Give Up Bottled Water—Go Back to the Tap!

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”  —‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller

Posted in Climate Change, Public Discourse

Five Bullet Points: Learning How to Apply Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance

Learner Vida Wachob, from Mint Hill, North Carolina, in the United States, was traveling in Spain during most of the course on Applying Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance in the United States (faculty, Brian Aull). But that didn’t slow

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Ethical Business Building the Future, Beyond Diversity

by Wendi Momen On May 4–7, 2017, ebbf (Ethical Business Building the Future) held its 27th International Learning Event called “Understanding and Harnessing Diversity” in Geneva Switzerland. Dr. Wendi Momen, ebbf’s chair and the Wilmette Institute’s correspondent at ebbf’s events

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