Category: Web Talks

A New Look—An August Web Talk on “Tahirih: Beyond Emancipation”

You won’t want to miss the one Wilmette Institute Web Talk in August. Dr. Roya Akhavan will be speaking on “Táhirih: Beyond Emancipation,” delving into Táhirih’s importance beyond her role in the emancipation of women. The talk is scheduled for

Letter to the Editor: The Kitáb-i-Iqán—Another Deepening with Sohrab Kourosh

You may have missed Dr. Sohrab Kourosh’s Web Talk on the Kitáb-i-Iqán, but you can access it anytime in the Wilmette Institute’s library of Web Talks and also print out his PowerPoint to enhance your study. About his course, Dr.

Letter to the Editor: The Seven Valleys, a Deepening with Sohrab Kourosh

Now is always a good time to study once again a work by Bahá’u’lláh—in this case His Seven Valleys. In May 2017, just before the commemoration of the ascension of Baháu’lláh, Dr. Sohrab Kourosh gave a Web Talk deepening called

Letters to the Editor: “Mark Tobey and the Evolution of ‘White Writing’—The Awakening of Spirit” with Robert Weinberg

When Robert Weinberg gave a Web Talk earlier this year titled “Mark Tobey and the Evolution of ‘White Writing’—The Awakening of Spirit,” one listener said he thought it was the best Web Talk the Institute had ever hosted. We don’t

Traducciones al español de webinarios: Fruto de la colaboración entre las Américas de norte y sur

Por Peter C. Newton-Evans, Niki Daniels y Betty J. Fisher Ya están disponibles las traducciones al español de seis webinarios del Wilmette Institute sobre asuntos mundiales y el diálogo interreligioso (véase el artículo original en inglés). Entre estas nuevas traducciones

Spanish Translations of Web Talks: A Result of North and South American Collaboration

By Peter C. Newton-Evans, Niki Daniels, and Betty J. Fisher Spanish translations of six Wilmette Institute Web Talks on global issues and interfaith dialogue are now available (as is a Spanish translation of this article). The new translations include: GLOBAL

Letter to the Editor: Dr. Benjamin Schewel’s Web Talk on “Seven Ways of Looking at Religion”

Comments about Dr. Benjamin Schewel’s Web Talk—“Seven Ways of Looking at Religion”—continue to arrive. Below are two, including one that explores the phenomenon of interreligious fundamentalism and conservatism and looks to the future. Listen to the talk on the Wilmette

Letters to the Editor: Bahá’í Perspectives on Materialism and Discontent by Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian

Dr. Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian drew a large virtual audience when he talked about “Materialism and Discontent: Bahá’í Perspectives” in June. Below are some comments about the Web Talk, which is now available on the Wilmette Institute’s YouTube channel.—THE EDITORS Thank you

Letter to the Editor: Comments on “Interreligious Dialogue: Myths and Reality,” an Interview with Professor Leonard Swidler

In a first for the Wilmette Institute’s Web Talk series, Dr. Mikhail Sergeev, the chair of the Wilmette Institute’s Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology, interviewed Professor Leonard Swidler, a Catholic colleague about “Interreligious Dialogue: Myths and Reality.” Dr. Swidler

“Globalization and Its Discontent” (Interview with Professor Alexander Chumakov)

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 12 noon Eastern time (9 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Moscow time) This web talk has been cancelled until further notice. As a modern religion for the global age of humanity, the Bahá’í Faith is striving to achieve

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