Author: Niki Daniels

“African American Womanism and the Bahá’í Faith in Dialogue: New Approaches to the Most Challenging Issue”

Layli Maparyan

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Womanism is a worldview that emerged from African American women’s culture-based belief systems and historical experiences spanning Africa and the

Air Conditioning and Moderation: Tip for Sustainable Living

Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers. ……………………………………—‘Abdu’l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed to inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and locale and to help you generate other ideas about

Long Time, No See: Community Outreach Survey

If you received an email with the subject “Wilmette Institute Community Outreach 2019,” please do not ignore it. It contains a brief survey (10 questions) asking about your experiences—good, bad or indifferent—with the Institute. The survey should take about 5

“Aflame with Devotion: a Book Summary”

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk A great granddaughter of Pauline and Joseph Hannen, Judy Hannen Moe has written a book which tells of the unique

Significant Progress for the Wilmette Institute

Nicola Daniels

By Robert H. Stockman The last two months have seen two important milestones in the development of the Wilmette Institute. One involves the matter of accreditation. The other, upgrading the Institute’s staff. Pursuing Accreditation. In mid-April, while exploring information about

Course Certificates of Completion: Now There’s an App for That!

Dummy Certificate awared to Quddus George for Rapid Certificate Making

by Niki Daniels A new automated system for creating Certificates of Completion for qualified learners in Wilmette Institute courses will now ensure that Certificates will be emailed to learners on a weekly basis. An Antiquated Certificate System. The old system

Persian Video on “Slavery to Mass Incarceration”: A Great Achievement

From Slavery to Mass Incarceration video - opening slide image

by Betty J. Fisher and Carol Mansour The story of a video on racism with a Persian narration for Persian Bahá’ís with challenges with the English language began in early 2018 in the Williamson County, Tennessee, Cluster near Nashville and

Install Programmable Thermostats: Tip for Sustainable Living

a programmable thermostat

Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers. ……………………………………—‘Abdu’l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed to inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and locale and to help you generate other ideas about

Join 251 First-Timers for a Discount on Your First Wilmette Institute Course

Diverse group of smiling people looking up

As of the end of May, 251 learners have signed up for their first Wilmette Institute course, using the US$10.00 discount launched in January. Choosing thirty different courses, the first-time learners account for 40 percent of all registrants between January

The Quilt, Patience, the Badí‘ (Bahá’í) Calendar, and an Honorable Mention

The Badí‘ (Bahá’í) Calendar: Reshaping Our Material, Social, and Spiritual Reality Faculty: William Collins, Nicola Daniels, Mark Lutness This is a story of patience, which, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá says, is an immutable spiritual truth. In 2015, Linda Gillette, a Bahá’í from Hendersonville,

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