Category: Web Talks

“A Framework For Action: How Bahá’ís Work to Change the World Today”

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 4 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Pacific, 10 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk This talk will describe the progressive evolution of the Bahá’í community into an emerging instrument of spiritual and social change

“Religious Cycles: Tradition, Modernity, And The Bahá’í Faith”

Mikhail Sergeev

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk In this talk Mikhail Sergeev offers a new interpretation of the Soviet period of Russian history as a phase within

“Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition”

Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition book cover

Sunday, February 17, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk Technology, tourism, politics, and law have connected human beings around the world more closely than ever before, but this closeness has, paradoxically, given rise to fear, distrust, and misunderstanding between nation-states and

“Shaykh Tabarsi: A Turning Point in the Bábí Faith”

Sunday, May 5, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show The episode of Shaykh Tabarsi in Mazandaran in 1848–49 was a turning point in the history of the Bábí movement in Iran. It was the first time

“Louis Gregory, the Oneness of Humankind, and Highlights in the Development of the African American Lawyer”

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk This presentation traces the development of Louis Gregory, an African American lawyer, and outstanding early adherent of the Bahá’í Faith, from

Todd Lawson Web Talk Series on the Báb, His Artistry, His Audience, and His Commentary on the Súrih of Joseph

Sunday, July 7, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) #1. “The Báb’s Artistry in His Commentary on the Súrih of Joseph” Register for Web Talk #1 It is clear that the new dispensation announced by

“Parallels in the Lives and Ministries of Tahirih and Paul”

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show Táhirih, a woman born into the Islamic religion in the nineteenth-century Persian Empire, is the most renowned heroine of the earliest days of the Bahá’í Faith.

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

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

“Women of Consequence in the Life of the Báb”

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Women have played important roles in all religious dispensations, but never treated as men’s equals in religious history. In the age

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