Category: Faculty

Wilmette Institute Parenting Educator Chelsea Lee Smith and Marriage Educator Susanne M. Alexander recently published an article, “3 Spiritual Habits to Teach Young Children” on the online magazine Bahá’í Blog. In writing the article, Chelsea and Susanne drew on content …

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Niki Daniels Niki is a member of the Wilmette Institute Board and also works part-time for the Institute, helping learners to sign up for courses, creating videos, laying out article copy for the eNewsletter, among many other duties. She is …

Identity and Oneness: A First-Timer’s View of the Association for Bahá’í Studies Annual Conference Read More »

Dr. Mikhaeil Sergeev, Wilmette Institute chair of and faculty in its Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology, has recently edited, contributed to, and published the first volume of Studies in Bahá’í Philosophy. A Global Faith Book, it is available for …

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Wilmette Institute Department Chair Susanne M. Alexander, with co-authors Johanna Merritt Wu and Jeremy Lambshead, has published a new Bahá’í-teachings-based book entitled Starting with Me: Knowing Myself Before Finding a Partner. The authors identified lack of self-preparation as one of …

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by Christine Muller The well-being of any segment of humanity is connected with the well-being of the whole. When economic gain is pursued without regard for how the natural environment is affected, for instance, all are impacted. ————————Bahá’í International Community …

The Story of Stuff—A Bahá’í-Inspired Program for Youth Read More »

Sunday, October 18, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Transhumanism or H+ is an intellectual and cultural movement whose ultimate goal is to achieve “singularity” – the merging of …

Mikhail Sergeev, “The Issue of Self-Identity in Transhumanism and Bahá’í Writings” Read More »

A number of Bahá’ís in the Washington, D.C., area have found the burial place of Pocahontas Pope, the first African American in the Washington, D.C. Bahá’í community. Now the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Washington, D.C., has announced the …

Grave of First African American Bahá’í in Washington, D.C., Found; Contribute to Her Grave Marker Read More »

Establishing departments to oversee the Wilmette Institute’s many course offerings became a reality in September 2017 when the Institute’s Director, Dr. Robert H. Stockman, held a series of meetings with eighty part-time faculty to discuss the plan. Discussion focused on …

Wilmette Institute Establishes Four Departments and Appoints Chairs Read More »

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 …

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by Christine Muller Christine Muller wrote the following article to draw attention to the upcoming Wilmette Institute course Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind, which begins on September 10 and runs through October 28, 2017. It was edited by …

Our Children and Sustainable Development Read More »