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Economics and Community Building

Social Transformation
Duration
8 weeks
Weekly Study
4-6 HOURS
Dates
Apr 29-Jun 23
Register By
April 29, 2021

Economics and Community Building is designed to prepare learners to take action in community-building and economic development. We will analyze the world's economic conditions through an in-depth study of the Bahá’í Writings and recent letters from Bahá’í institutions, as well as secular sources, and plan strategies for implementing their guidance to develop economic activities with moral and spiritual foundations. Topics include the economic significance of justice, economic well-being and prosperity, the impact of oneness on economic life, village and community economics, and applying the learning from the course.

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teacher
Jean Parker, PhD
Affiliate Faculty, College of Business and Economics, Regis University

I am a qualitative researcher utilizing participatory research to build cohesive communities throughout the world. My doctoral dissertation was on emergency preparedness learning through community radio in North Indian villages. I incorporated principles of the Bahá’í Faith into my academic work resulting in the development of a new theoretical approach... See Faculty Bio

teacher
Hooshmand Badee, PhD
Author, Faculty Bahá’í Institute for Higher Education (BIHE)

Living amongst both the poorest nations and the wealthiest nations of the world for more than four decades, I witnessed inequality in the standard of living and a widening gap between the rich and the poor. It was clear from my experiences and observations that such extremes and their effects... See Faculty Bio

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