Category: Web Talks

Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing, “Finding Hope in Turbulent Times”

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The increasing instability and turbulence of our times is shaking many of us to the core. Our aim in this talk

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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

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Roya Akhavan, “Tahirih: Beyond Emancipation”

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Previous research on the life and contributions of Táhirih has long framed her as a herald of emancipation for women. Based

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Roya Akhavan, “Peace for Our Planet: A New Approach”

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Peace for Our Planet tells the story of a new historical dialectic in the world between two parallel processes: one of

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A Last-Minute Web Talk Substitution—“The Ministry of Shoghi Effendi”: A Real Hit

Those of us who hadn’t read all our emails got up Sunday morning, August 20, thinking we were going to be treated to Susan Maneck talking about “Time and the Containment of Evil: The Zoroastrian Cosmology.” Instead, we found out

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Meaningful Conversations on “The Emergence of Global Institutions”: A Web Talk by Augusto Lopez Claros

Do current events, national and international, have you searching the Bahá’í writings and other literature for information about a global government? If so, we have a Web Talk you will want to listen to and share with friends and seekers.

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Meaningful Conversations on Human Rights: Michael Penn’s Web Talk on “Mind & Development”

The world around us continues to offer a smorgasbord of chaos. Bahá’ís tend to look for solutions to prejudice, racism, the inequality of the sexes, economic distress, environmental challenges, and so on, all of which prepare us for meaningful conversations

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Take a Journey through the Seven Valleys in a September 17 Web Talk with a First Nations Storyteller

“Seven Caribou Spirit Bowls: Seven Valleys toward Reconciliation” is the title of Louise Profeit-LeBlanc’s Web Talk on September 17 sponsored by the Wilmette Institute. You won’t want to miss this intriguing talk by a First Nations storyteller who for over

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Robert Weinberg, “The Awakening of Spirit: Mark Tobey and the Evolution of “White Writing””

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Mark Tobey’s distinctive approach to abstract painting brought him great acclaim and considerable success in the middle decades of the twentieth

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Robert Stockman, “The Ministry of Shoghi Effendi”

Sunday August 20, 2017 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk  View/Download PDF of Slide Show The presentation reviews Shoghi Effendi’s early life, His relationship to `Abdu’l-Bahá, the three charters of the Faith that gave him the mandates for his ministry—the Tablet of

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