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The Wilmette Institute publishes an e-newsletter on a monthly basis. You can find the most recent issues below. Please be sure to visit the “recent posts” section of this website for even more news, and click this link to subscribe to our eNewsletter (and all Baha’i electronic newsletters).

We also have a Newsletter Archive from 1996 to 2015.

Highlights from October Newsletter

2018 PWR Logo1. The Wilmette Institute will be at  the Parliament of the World’s Religions!

The countdown has begun for the seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions, which will be held in Toronto November 1–7, 2018, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is “The Promise of Inclusion, The Power of Love: Pursuing Global Understanding, Reconciliation, and Change.” The Wilmette Institute’s booth in the exhibit hall will be near the space leased by The Gate, the new documentary about the Báb. Dr. Robert Stockman and Candace Moore Hill will be greeting people, answering questions about Wilmette Institute courses (especially courses potentially available for college or university credit), and sharing literature about the Institute. READ MORE>>

Khela Baskett

2. Why We Don’t Want to Talk about Climate Change—Explained!

Faced with choosing a final project for the Wilmette Institute course Climate Change 2018, Khela Baskett, a Bahá’í living in Redwood City, California, USA, decided to give a talk on the topic at a Sci/Tech/Religion Dialogue meeting that faculty Stephen Friberg holds monthly in Silicon Valley.
Read on about Khela and her project . . .

Robin Chandler with Meg the Koala3. Letters to the Editor: Robin Chandler’s “Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play” Now on YouTube

Dr. Robin Chandler is a speaker you will want to know, and her recent Web Talk “Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play” is one you will want to listen to—maybe several times. In describing her talk, she asked a number of questions that are at the heart of the troubled times in which we live. READ MORE>>

4. Ain’t I a Woman: The Re-Mix

For her final project for the June 2018 Wilmette Institute course on Racism in America, Hermione prepared and recorded a presentation of Sojourner Truth’s iconic “Ain’t I a woman” talk delivered in 1851 at the Ohio Women’s Right Convention in Akron, Ohio, USA, adding quotations from the Bahá’í writings between Sojourner’s statements, many of which end with “And ain’t I a woman?” Sojourner, who escaped slavery, was an abolitionist and a women’s right activist. Smithsonian magazine has called her one of a hundred “Most Significant Americans of All Times.” Here is a link to Hermione’s presentation, and below is the text of the presentation.—THE EDITORS  READ MORE>>


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