2017 Courses

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This schedule is subject to change. Courses may shift in dates, some titles will change, new courses will appear, and some course may be repeated.

Finding the Hidden Gift: An Approach to Studying the Bahá’í Writings
01/07/17 to 02/24/17 (closed)

Thinking of Relationships and Marriage?
01/13/17 to 02/26/17 (closed)

Bahá’í Perspectives on Agriculture and Food
01/15/17 to 03/04/17 (closed)

Bahá’u’lláh’s Early Mystic Writings
01/22/17 to 03/11/17 (closed)

Exploring the New Testament
02/01/17 to 03/28/17 (closed)

The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh: Two Lives, One Story
02/07/17 to 03/27/17 (closed)

Islam for Deepening and Dialogue
02/15/17 to 04/04/17 (closed)

Hands of the Cause of God: Pathways of Service
02/22/17 to 03/28/17 (closed)

Century of Light
03/01/17 to 04/11/17 (closed)

Health Care and Social Action
03/07/17 to 05/08/17 (closed)

The Badi’ (Bahá’í) Calendar: Reshaping Our Material, Social, and Spiritual Reality
03/10/17 to 04/20/17 (closed)

The Bahá’í Faith and the Arts
03/15/17 to 04/25/17 (closed)

Creating a Coherent Marriage, Family, and Community Life (in Portuguese)
03/17/17 to 04/30/17

Economics and the Bahá’í Faith
03/22/17 to 05/09/17 (closed)

Creating Marriage Well-Being from the Beginning
03/31/17 to 05/21/17 (closed)

Native American Religion and Spirituality
04/01/17 to 05/26/17 (closed)

Conscious Parenting of 3 and 4 Year Olds
04/05/17 to 05/05/17 (closed)

Christianity for Deepening and Dialogue
04/10/17 to 06/04/17 (closed)

Climate Change
04/15/17 to 06/09/17 (closed)

Science, Religion and the Bahá’í Faith
04/22/17 to 06/16/17 (closed)

The House of Worship: The Dawning Place of the Mention of God
05/01/17 to 06/18/17  (closed)

Engaging in Parental Consent for Marriage
05/01/17 through 04/30/18 (Register-When-You-Need-It 24/7/365)

From Mysticism to Prophecy: Gems of Divine Mysteries and Other Early (Baghdad Period) Tablets by Bahá’u’lláh
05/10/17 to 06/27/17 (closed)

Hinduism for Deepening and Dialogue
05/15/17 to 07/02/17 (closed)

Bahá’í History, 1863-2017
05/22/17 to 07/09/17 (closed)

Applying Bahá’í Principles to Discourses on Governance in the United States
05/25/17 to 07/19/17 (closed)

Bahá’í Spirituality
06/07/17 to 08/01/17 (closed)

The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh: Two Lives, One Story
06/15/17 to 08/02/17 (closed)

The Promised Day Is Come
07/06/17 to 08/16/17 (closed)

The Bahá’í Faith: A Comprehensive Introduction
07/07/17 to 08/31/17 (closed)

Bahá’í Perspectives on Agriculture and Food
07/10/17 to 08/27/17 (closed)

Dynamic Consultation
07/15/17 to 09/08/17 (closed)

Are We Ready for Marriage?
07/21/17 to 09/17/17 (closed)

The Kitab-i-Iqan: An Introduction
08/01/17 to 09/25/17 (closed)

Building a World Federation: The Key to Resolving our Global Crises
08/20/17 to 10/07/17 (registration closed)

Zoroastrianism for Deepening and Dialogue
08/25/17 to 10/12/17 (closed)

Gifts of the Spirit: The Spiritual Practice of Creative Writing
09/01/17 to 10/19/17 (closed)

Sharing Bahá’u’lláhs Birthday with Children
09/08/17 to 10/05/17 (closed)

The Bahá’í Faith and Social Change
09/08/17 to 10/23/17 (closed)

Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind
09/10/17 to 10/28/17 (closed)

Exploring the Qur’án
09/15/17 to 11/16/17 (registration closed)

The Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees
09/22/17 to 11/16/17 (registration closed)

Exploring the Book of Revelation
10/01/17 to 11/17/17 (registration closed)

Feast Consultation
10/07/17 to 11/17/17 (registration closed)

Choosing a Potential Marriage Partner
10/31/17 to 11/17/17 (registration closed)

Sustaining 11 Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization
11/01/17 to 12/19/17 (registration closed)

The Covenants of the Bahá’í Faith
11/05/17 to 12/30/17 (registration closed)

Baha’u’llah’s Proclamation to Kings and Ecclesiastics: The Summons of the Lord of Hosts
11/07/17 to 01/01/18 (registration closed)

The Secret of Divine Civilization
11/10/17 to 12/28/17 (registration closed)

The Equality of Women and Men: Application in Public and Private Life
11/15/17 to 01/03/18 (registration closed)

Linking Spiritual and Physical Intimacy in Marriage
11/28/17 to 12/15/17 (registration closed)

Responding Effectively to Global Challenges: Three World Order of Bahá’u’lláh Letters
11/28/17 to 01/15/18 (registration closed)

Writing Biographies and Histories
12/01/17 to 01/18/18 (registration closed)

Are We Ready for Marriage? As-You-Need-It
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Bahá’í Theology
12/07/17 to 02/14/18 (registration closed)

The Life and Ministry of Shoghi Effendi
12/10/17 to 01/27/18 (registration closed)

The Promise of World Peace
12/15/17 to 01/25/18 (registration closing soon)

Creating Unity with Friendship, Fun, Social Vitality & Laughter
12/26/17 to 02/11/18


More courses may be announced in the future; some courses may need to be rescheduled based on faculty availability.

Peter Adriance, Farzin Aghdasi, Susanne Alexander, Necati Alkan, Leslie Asplund, Brian Aull, Hooshmand Badiee, Trip Barthel, Thelma Batchelor, Alex Blakeson, Ted Brownstein, Christopher Buck, Susan Cangurel, Reba Carruth, Peggy Caton, Druzelle Cederquist, Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew, William Collins, Matt Cotton, Arthur Lyon Dahl, Roger Dahl, Nicola Daniels, Sherna Deamer, Ed DiLiberto, Armin Eschraghi, Babak Etemad, Sovaida Maani Ewing, Shamil Fattakhov, Justine Finn, Mary Fish, Betty Fisher, Stephen Friberg, Daniel Gebhardt, Daniel Grolin, Richard Hainsworth, Donna Hakimian, Paul Hanley, Barron Harper, Robert Harris, Cathy Higgins, Richard Hollinger, Sandra Lynn Hutchison, Ceylan Isgor, Stephen Karnik, Hoda Kemp, Ian Kluge, Todd Lawson, Barney Leith, Joan Lincoln, Kevin Locke, Jenny Lockwood, Mark Lutness, Baharieh Maani, Susan Maneck, Vasu Mohan, Moojan Momen, Wendi Momen, Shahrokh Monjazeb, Riaz Mostaghim, Christine Muller, Kim Naqvi, Roger Neyman, Brian O’Flanagan, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan, Lil Abdo Osborne, Anne Pearson, Anne Perry, Steven Phelps, Brent Poirier, Daniel Pschaida, Sue Rishworth, John Safapour, Marjan Nirou Saniee, Robert Sarracino, Mikhail Sergeev, Nahid Shams, Sharona Shuster, Melanie Smith, Peter Smith, Robert Stockman, Adam Thorne, Fariba Vahdat, Lois Walker, James West, Neil Whatley, Dan Wheatley, Christopher White, Robert White, and Robert Wilson