Category: Teachings

Robert Atkinson Webinar Series: From Duality to Oneness

“From Duality to Oneness: A Bahá’í Perspective on Humanity’s Conscious Evolution” Sunday, November 5, 2017 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show #1 The public discourse on the nature of the global transformation of consciousness currently underway is

Deepen Webinars Perfect for Firesides and Deepenings

As Deepen Webinars increase in numbers, they provide diversity and interest for your firesides and deepenings. Two of them help you add to your skills: consultation and storytelling. Another one gives you a moving glimpse inside the life of the

Web Talk for Bahá’u’lláh’s Two Hundredth Birthday Plus Seven More for 2017

On Sunday, October 15, in honor of Baha’u’llah’s bicentennial birthday, Dr. John S. Hatcher will give a Web Talk called “In the Beginning Was a Word: How Language Knits Reality Together.” You will definitely want to put that one on

A New Way to Consider Bahá’í Law: Roshan Danesh’s October Web Talk “Imagining Bahá’í Law”

For those of us who have wondered when this or that Bahá’í law will become binding on Bahá’ís in the West, and if it will be in our lifetime, or whether, if we know about a particular Bahá’í law, is

BIC, the Wilmette Institute, and You: How to Gain Knowledge for Public Discourse and Social Action

by Christine Muller Christine Muller is faculty for the Wilmette Institute course Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind and lead faculty for Climate Change, a course she developed first for the International Environment Forum. She serves on the Board

Interfaith Climate Group: Inspired by a Wilmette Institute Course

  After taking the Wilmette Institute’s course on Climate Change in February 2013, five Bahá’ís in Gainesville, Florida, decided to put what they had learned to use and formed the Gainesville Interfaith Climate Group. The Bahá’ís’ plan was to approach

Wilmette Institute Inaugurating New Courses on Courtship and Marriage

Following the Wilmette Institute’s very successful course on Marriage and Family Life, offered in February 2013, the faculty met by telephone and decided to split up the material, now presented in one course, into a series of courses and to

Local Group Inspired by a Wilmette Institute Course To Prepare for Public Discourse

Sherna Deamer, from San Rafael, California, one of the faculty in Social Action and Public Discourse, which concludes on August 7, shares what her local community is doing to prepare its members to participate in the public discourse that the

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Gardener Connects Sustainable Development to the Core Activities

Michael Mastry, a gardener in Haifa, Israel, discovered the coherence between the core activities and sustainable development by taking Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind. By the taking this course my consciousness of the problems facing us has expanded. Yet,

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Astronomy Professor Learns More about How to Study the Baha’i Writings

Eric Bell, an astronomy professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, decided to take How to Study the Baha’i Writings as his first online course from the Wilmette Institute. I am more excited about study of Baha’i writings, more confident

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