The Wilmette Institute has scheduled two Web Talks for the first two weeks in December 2017. The first is by Dr. Elena Mustakova, who will be talking on December 3 about “A Psychology That Responds to Our Times: Transforming Inner Oppression into Awakened, Aligned, and Liberated Spirit.”In brief, Dr. Mustakova’s talk will discuss “a rapidly deepening and pervasive worldwide disintegration of the socio-moral fabric of life, expressed in a global crisis of mental health.” To this challenging problem, she “brings a Bahá’í perspective to examining the inner dynamic of oppression and the root socio-historical characteristics of a wide range of psychological conditions in the age of anxiety.” Dr. Mustakova will be drawing on a book she co-authored, Toward a Socially Responsible Psychology for a Global Era. You can sign up now for “A Psychology That Responds to Our Times” (and also learn more about the talk and the speaker). On December 3, the talk will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European Time). It will also be available on Facebook. The second Web Talk—Reba Carruth’s first of three presentations on “The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”—is scheduled for Sunday, December 10. In the trilogy, Dr. Carruth will discuss “the historical and spiritual convergence of Christian teachings, the Bahá’í writings, and their shared principles of governance, society, markets, scientific enlightenment for the public good, commonwealth and protection of the natural environment in America and the West.” Sign up now for the “The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West” and also learn more about the talks and the speaker. The December 10 Web Talk will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European Time). It will also be available on Facebook.
Dr. Carruth’s second talk in the series is scheduled for Sunday January 21, 2018, and the third, for Sunday February 4, 2018. You can sign up for talks 2 and 3 when you sign up for the first talk (that means three sign ups).