2018-19 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).

Sunday Jan. 14, 2018
JoAnn Borovicka
“Ten Plagues of the Exodus in the Light of the Bahá’í Writings”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jan. 21, 2018 (rescheduled from December 2017)
Reba Carruth (#1 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 4, 2018
Reba Carruth (#2 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 18, 2018
Reba Carruth (#3 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
Shahrokh Monjazeb
“A Divine Overture to an Imperious Monarch: A Closer Look at Bahá’u’lláh’s Letter to the Iranian King Násiri’d-Dín Sháh”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

SATURDAY Mar. 3, 2018 – 9:00 pm Eastern = SUNDAY Mar. 4, 2018 – 1:00 pm Eastern Australia Time
Mariette Leong
“Recollections of My Father, the Hand of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

SATURDAY Mar. 10, 2018 – 9:00 pm Eastern = SUNDAY Mar. 11, 2018 – 1:00 pm Eastern Australia Time
Mariette Leong
“Recollections of the Hand of the Cause of God Clara Dunn and Henry Hyde Dunn”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
Robert Weinberg
“The Awakening of Spirit: Mark Tobey and the Evolution of ‘White Writing'”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Apr. 8, 2018
Valerie Phillips
“The Special Place of America in the Bahá’í Authoritative Texts”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Apr. 22, 2018
Gregory Dahl
“Economic Life: Reflections on the House of Justice Message of 1 March 2017”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday May 6, 2018
Ben Schewel
“Seven Ways of Looking at Religion”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jun. 3, 2018
Jena Khodadad
“Scientific Principles at Work in the Worldwide Advancement of the Bahá’í Faith” 
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Saturday Jun. 9, 2018, 10 a.m. Eastern time
“Interreligious Dialogue: Myths and Reality”
Professor Leonard Swidler, interviewed by Mikhail Sergeev
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jun. 17, 2018
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian
“Materialism and Discontent: Bahá’í Perspectives”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jul. 1, 2018
Roya Akhavan
“Peace for Our Planet: A New Approach”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday July 15, 2018
Jena Khodadad
“Biotechnology, Benefits and Perils: The Need for Spiritual Perspective in Achieving Harmony of Science and Religion”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Aug. 19, 2018
Roya Akhavan
“Táhirih: Beyond Emancipation”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Sept. 9, 2018
Robin Chandler
“Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Sept. 23, 2018
Edward Price
“4,000 Years of Divine Curriculum–What Has God Been Teaching Us?”

Sunday Oct. 14, 2018
Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing
“Finding Hope in Turbulent Times”

Sunday Nov. 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Kathryn Hogenson
“Horace H. Holley: An Indispensable Man in the Development of the Bahá’í Faith”

Sunday Dec. 2, 2018
Augusto Lopez-Claros
“On the elimination of extremes of wealth and poverty: a Baha’i perspective”

Sunday Dec. 9, 2018 (new date: moved from Oct. 28, 2018)
Kathryn Hogenson
“The First Western Pilgrimage: A Turning Point in the Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West”

Sunday Jan. 13, 2019
Shahrokh Monjazeb
“A Divine Exposition for the New Age: A Textual Analysis of The Persian Bayán

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