Category: Learners

Introduction to the Kitáb-i-Aqdas (2020) Faculty: Christopher Buck   Colette Harrison of Dayton, Ohio, said her very first Wilmette Institute course, on the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, gave her new perspectives on her interfaith, social justice, and racial harmony work. “Looking back on …

Learner Gains New Perspectives on Interfaith and Social Justice from First Course Read More »

Economic Justice in a World of Injustices (2019) Faculty: Hooshmand Badee, Jean Parker On March 1, 2020, John Krochmalny shared with the Institute the following immediate plans to apply what he learned in his most recent course. We look forward …

Learner Examining Role of Faith Communities in Economic Planning Read More »

Discovering the Báb’s Persian Bayán: The Most Holy Book of the Bábí Religion (2019) Faculty: Shahrokh Monjazeb, Nima Rafiei Grant Gustafson of Waterford, VA combined Renaissance music on the lute and learnings from the Persian Bayán course at the community’s …

Bicentenary Celebration in West Virginia Combines Renaissance Lute with Selections from the Persian Bayan Read More »

Developing the “Gems of Inestimable Value”: Educating Through the Bahá’í Revelation (2019) Faculty: Jean Parker, Stephen Powers In July 2019, Robert Blecher started his first Wilmette Institute course. He did not post much during the course, but as you will …

Baha’i Education Course Inspires Community Service in Oak Park Read More »

Christianity for Deepening and Dialogue (2019) Faculty: Ted Brownstein, JoAnn Borovicka Ladan Delpak, from Melbourne, Florida, shares her new perspectives after completing a Wilmette Institute course on Christianity. “My knowledge of the Bible and dispensation of Christ was limited before …

Learner Connects to the Message of Jesus, His Person, and His Sacrifice Read More »

The Advent of Divine Justice: Guidance for Winning Five Year Plan Goals (2019) Faculty: Sherna Deamer Denise Ebenhoech, from Shelby Township, Michigan, has completed more than a dozen Wilmette Institute courses since she joined us in 2018. Here in her …

Learner Develops Courage and Devotion through Course on Advent of Divine Justice Read More »

Racism in America: The Most Vital and Challenging Issue (2019) Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis, Guy Emerson Mount, Nicola Daniels Mike Kelley, from Lubbock, Texas, participated in the Wilmette Institute’s fourth course on racism. He shared with us the following learning outcomes. Mike …

Anti-Racism Work: Let’s Keep the Conversations Going Read More »

Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind Faculty: Arthur Lyon Dahl, Christine Muller, Laurent Mesbah Mark Johnson of Overland Park, Kansas, reflected about the way the course changed his understanding of the world situation and what he can do to …

Changing Attitudes and Understanding as a Result of Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind Read More »

Writing About the Writings: The Art and Craft of the Personal Reflection Piece 2019 Faculty: Sandra Hutchison Ruby Edgar’s second course with the Wilmette Institute was Writing about the Writings: The Art and Craft of the Personal Reflection Piece. Ruby …

Learner Reflects Deeply on the Tablet of Ahmad Read More »

Sustaining Eleven Billion People: Challenges for an Ever-Advancing Civilization (2019) Faculty: Paul Hanley Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind (2011) Faculty: Arthur Lyon Dahl, Christine Muller, Laurent Mesbah Sylvia Aston of Auckland, New Zealand, took the Wilmette Institute’s courses …

Two Courses Stimulate Local Study of Sustainability Read More »