Category: Web Talks

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 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show Women have played important roles in all religious dispensations, but never treated as men’s equals in religious history. In the age heralded by the Báb and

“Sacred Cows, Krishna, and the Bahá’í Faith: Decoding Hinduism”

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 4 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Pacific, 10 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The numerically largest Bahá’í community in the world resides in India, and most of those Bahá’ís come from a Hindu

“Recruitment and Organization in the Bábí and early Baha’i Movements: A Resource Mobilization Perspective”

Saturday, March 16, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show The Resource Mobilization Perspective is a particular approach in the Sociology of Social and Religious Movements which focuses on the practicalities by which social and religious

“The Shrine of the Báb: Recent Research Findings on its Establishment, Completion and Embellishment”

Sunday, December 1, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk During research that led to an historical trilogy, author Michael V. Day looked for answers to his own questions about the

“Overview of the Writings of the Báb”

Sunday, August 18, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk or, Listen on SoundCloud View/Download PDF of Slide Show View/Download Inventory of the Writings of the Báb (PDF) In this webinar we will take a lightning tour of the Writings of

“The Báb’s Tablet about the Special Prophethood of Muhammad”

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The Báb, during the first years of His ministry, wrote numerous treatises in response to queries about Qur’anic verses and Hadith

“Equality of Women = Prosperity for All”

Sunday, February 3, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk New: Listen on SoundCloud Why is gender inequality so pervasive? Where does it come from and what causes it to arise from time to time? Does it have cultural and religious roots? What

“Truth, Beauty and Goodness: Three Interconnected Aims and Means of ‘True Education'”

Sunday, January 20, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show Cotten, G. (2017). The Role of Authentic Communication in Moral Development and Transformative Education: Reflections on a Case Study. The Journal of Thought, 51(1&2), 47-64. In this

“A Divine Exposition for the New Age: A Textual Analysis of The Persian Bayán” Part 1

Sunday, January 13, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk Part 1: General Introduction and the Study of Váḥid I & II This Web Talk, the first of five Webinars for the Wilmette Institute Course Discovering the Báb’s Persian Bayán: The Most

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