Author: Robert Stockman

What Is the Wilmette Institute’s University Initiative?

Wilmette Institute’s plans are still developing, but currently we are pursuing five lines of action: 1. The Institute plans to develop one or two blended courses on the Faith, probably as it relates to social issues. The course(s) will meet

A Library of Web Talks 24/7/365: John Hatcher on the Bicentenary and Paul Hanley on “Eleven”

A library of Wilmette Institute Web Talks is available to you 24/7/365. Click on the Wilmette Institute’s web site, then on the “Web Talks” tab, then on a talk from 2015, 2016, or 2017. You can read a bit about

Haleh Samimi

Haleh Samimi has a masters degree in Counselling from the University of Saskatchewan. She is also certified in Motivational Psychology, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Trust Technique, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Focus on Integrated Treatment (from Hazelden), and Suicide Prevention. She has

Marabeth Lum

You have reached a page which will soon be archived. Please see Marabeth’s new faculty bio. Marabeth Lum serves on the relationship and marriage faculty team. She is a coach, educator, mentor, and blogger who is passionate about the empowerment of singles

JoAnn Borovicka

You have reached a page which will soon be archived. Please see JoAnn’s new faculty bio. JoAnn Borovicka began a Bahá’í/Bible research project in 1999 with a threefold purpose: (1) to collect questions related to the Bible that were of

Sohrab Kourosh, “The Kitáb-i-Íqán: Revolutionizing the Concepts of Religion, Eschatology and Theology”

Sunday, July 30, 2017 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PowerPoint Slide Show (PDF format) The Kitáb-i-Íqán (The Book of Certitude), which was designated by Bahá’u’lláh as the the Lord of Books revealed by the Most Exalted Pen and called

July 23 Web Talk: Augusto Lopez-Claros Discusses “The Emergence of Global Institutions”

The Wilmette Institute’s Sunday, July 23, Web Talk will feature Augusto Lopez-Claros, the Director of the Global Indicators Group at the World Bank Group. He will be speaking on “The Emergence of Global Institutions.” The Web Talk will begin at

John Hatcher, “In the Beginning Was a Word: How Language Knits Reality Together”

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The Word of God is the king of words and its pervasive influence is incalculable. (Bahá’u’lláh) Each Manifestation claims to be

How Ordinary People Have Done Extraordinary Things: Two Students Learn Skills in “Writing Biographies and Histories 2016”

Dr. Robert Stockman, the Director of the Wilmette Institute, wrote that those who signed up for Writing Biographies and Histories 2016 (faculty, Thelma Batchelor, Roger Dahl, Robert Stockman, Adam Thorne) were a remarkable group of learners. Many of the thirty-two

Creating Unity with Friendship, Fun, Social Vitality, and Laughter: One Couple’s Special Feast

My home is the home of peace. My home is the home of joy and delight. My home is the home of laughter and exultation. Whosoever enters through the portals of this home, must go out with gladsome heart. This

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