Tag: scholarship

Summary and Commentary on Laudato Si’: The Pope’s Encyclical on the Environment and Poverty

By Arthur Lyon Dahl When the Editors of the Wilmette Institute’s eNewsletter learned that Pope Francis planned to release his encyclical (a letter of high importance sent out by the Pope) on the environment on Thursday, June 18, 2015, they

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Scholarship and the Bahá’í Faith: The Theme of the Spring 2015 Journal of Bahá’í Studies

By John S. Hatcher John S. Hatcher, editor of the Journal of Bahá’í Studies, has written the following introduction to the Spring issue explaining how all Bahá’ís are exhorted to become students of the Bahá’í writings, whether through study circles

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Official Opening Scheduled for the U.K.’s Afnan Library

The Trustees of the Afnan Library Trust have announced the opening of the Afnan Library on Thursday, February 12, 2015, making this a propitious time to plan a trip to England. The Library is located in Sandy, Bedfordshire, about forty-five

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Wilmette Institute Launching Web Page for Student and Faculty Projects and “Publications”

The Wilmette Institute is creating a space on its public website where student projects and faculty publications can be made available to the public. It will develop gradually into a multifaceted online publication site, highlighting the accomplishments of the Wilmette

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The Story Behind the Story: Why There Has Been So Much Press Recently about the South Carolina Bahá’í Community

Since the beginning of June 2014, there has been a flurry of interest in the media about the remarkably large size of the South Carolina Bahá’í community compared to the state’s other non-Christian religions. By one measure, there are more

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Your Chance to Participate in a Survey on Science, Religion, and the Media

Researchers in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin are conducting a survey on science, religion, and the media. They would greatly appreciate your participation in the study. The purpose of the study is to

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