2017 Web Talks

Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are held on a Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. CT; 12 noon MT; 11 a.m. PT; 7 p.m. in the UK, 8 p.m. in Western Europe).

January 22, 2017
Annette Reynolds
“Trudy and the Baha’is’ Spiritual Path in South Carolina”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

February 12, 2017
Greg Dahl
“Globalization and Current Events – a Bahá’í Perspective” <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk | Post-Talk Q & A

March 12, 2017
Hooshmand Badee
“Is There a Baha’i Economic System?” <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

April 9, 2017
Todd Lawson
“The Qur’an and Islam: Explorations from a Baha’i Perspective”
(First in The Baha’i Faith and the Qur’an Series) <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

April 16, 2017
Todd Lawson
“The Qur’an in the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh and the Báb”
(Second in The Baha’i Faith and the Qur’an Series)
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

April 23, 2017
Todd Lawson
“The Qur’anic Epic and the Creation of Humanity”
(Third in The Baha’i Faith and the Qur’an Series) <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

May 14, 2017
Jena Khadem Khodadad
“Zikrullah Khadem, The Itinerant Hand of the Cause of God”  <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

June 11, 2017
Michael Penn
“Mind and Development: Some Baha’i-Inspired Reflections on Mind and the Harvests of Human Thought” <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

July 23, 2017
Augusto Lopez-Claros
“The Emergence of Global Institutions” <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

July 30, 2017
Sohrab Kourosh
“The Kitab-i-Iqan: Revolutionizing the Concepts of Religion, Eschatology, and Theology” <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

August 20, 2017
Susan Maneck
“Time and the Containment of Evil: The Zoroastrian Cosmology”
This talk had to be postponed at short notice. We apologize. Instead, Rob Stockman gave a talk on “The Ministry of Shoghi Effendi”

August 20, 2017
Robert Stockman
“The Ministry of Shoghi Effendi”. <== supplementary materials available
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

September 17, 2017
Louise Profeit-LeBlanc
“Seven Caribou Spirit Bowls: Seven Valleys Toward Reconciliation”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

October 15, 2017
John Hatcher
“What the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah Means to Me”

October 29, 2017
Paul Hanley
“Eleven”

November 5, 2017
Robert Atkinson (#1 of 3)
“From Duality to Oneness: A Bahá’í Perspective on Humanity’s Conscious Evolution”

November 12, 2017
Robert Atkinson (#2 of 3)
“The Dark Night of the Collective Soul: A Bahá’í Perspective on the Role and Purpose of Transformation in Society”

Nov. 19, 2017
Robert Atkinson (#3 of 3)
“Reality Is One, and Global Harmony Is Inevitable: Building a Culture of Oneness”

December 3, 2017
Elena Mustakova-Possardt
“A Psychology That Responds to Our Times: Transforming Inner Oppression into Awakened, Aligned, and Liberated Spirit”

December 10, 2017
Reba Carruth (#1 of 3)
(Talks 2 and 3 will be in Jan. and Feb. 2018)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”