Category: Web Talks

“Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition”

Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition book cover

Sunday, February 17, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk Technology, tourism, politics, and law have connected human beings around the world more closely than ever before, but this closeness has, paradoxically, given rise to fear, distrust, and misunderstanding between nation-states and

“Shaykh Tabarsi: A Turning Point in the Bábí Faith”

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The episode of Shaykh Tabarsi in Mazandaran in 1848–49 was a turning point in the history of the Bábí movement in Iran.

“Louis Gregory, the Oneness of Humankind, and Highlights in the Development of the African American Lawyer”

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk This presentation traces the development of Louis Gregory, an African American lawyer, and outstanding early adherent of the Bahá’í Faith, from

Todd Lawson Web Talk Series on the Báb, His Artistry, His Audience, and His Commentary on the Súrih of Joseph

Sunday, July 7, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) #1. “The Báb’s Artistry in His Commentary on the Súrih of Joseph” Register for Web Talk #1 It is clear that the new dispensation announced by

“Parallels in the Lives and Ministries of Tahirih and Paul”

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show Táhirih, a woman born into the Islamic religion in the nineteenth-century Persian Empire, is the most renowned heroine of the earliest days of the Bahá’í Faith.

What Listeners Say: Hogenson’s Web Talk “First Western Pilgrimage”

After Kathryn Hogenson’s Web Talk “The First Western Pilgrimage: A Turning Point in the Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West,” the Wilmette Institute’s inbox was flooded with comments about the talk. One senses that there is a real

Web Talks Set for 2019 (Including Nine Talks for the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb)

The Wilmette Institute has announced thirteen Web Talks for 2019 with more to come. Nine of the talks will help you prepare for the bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb in October. Now is the time to take out

“Women of Consequence in the Life of the Báb”

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Women have played important roles in all religious dispensations, but never treated as men’s equals in religious history. In the age

“Sacred Cows, Krishna, and the Bahá’í Faith: Decoding Hinduism”

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The numerically largest Bahá’í community in the world resides in India, and most of those Bahá’ís come from a Hindu background.

“Recruitment and Organization in the Bábí and early Baha’i Movements: A Resource Mobilization Perspective”

Saturday, March 16, 2019 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show The Resource Mobilization Perspective is a particular approach in the Sociology of Social and Religious Movements which focuses on the practicalities by which social and religious

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