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2019 Courses (full list)
SUMMER TERM (July – August 2019)
July 2019

Developing the “Gems of Inestimable Value”: Educating Through the Bahá’í Revelation
07/01/19 to 08/25/19

The Báb’s Qayyumu’l-Asma’: Commentary on the Qur’an’s Surih of Joseph
07/05/19 to 08/20/19

Responding Effectively to Global Challenges: Three World Order of Bahá’u’lláh Letters (postponed to 2020, click through to be put on the waitlist)
07/20/19 to 09/06/19

Communications Skills for Spiritually Minded Parents
07/22/19 to 09/08/19

Exploring the Book of Revelation (postponed to 2020, click through to be put on the waitlist)
07/25/19 to 09/11/19

August 2019

Science, Religion, and the Bahá’í Faith
08/12/19 to 10/06/19

The Writings of the Báb
08/25/19 to 10/19/19

FALL TERM (September – December 2019)
September 2019

Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind
09/05/19 to 12/01/19
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Hinduism for Deepening and Dialogue
09/10/19 to 10/28/19

The Bahá’í Faith: A Comprehensive Introduction
09/15/19 to 12/07/19

Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb with Children
09/16/19 to 10/20/19

Writing about the Writings: The Art and Craft of the Personal Reflection Piece
09/20/19 to 11/07/19

The Covenants of the Bahá’í Faith
09/25/19 to 11/19/19

October 2019

Building a World Federation: The Key to Resolving Our Global Crises
10/01/19 to 11/18/19

Economic Justice in a World of Injustices
10/05/19 to 11/29/19

Racism in America: The Most Vital and Challenging Issue (repeat of March course)
10/10/19 to 12/11/19

November 2019

What Is Bahá’í Courtship and Marriage?
11/05/19 to 12/15/19

The Equality of  Women and Men
11/10/19 to 12/28/19

Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording
Stories of People and Places

11/12/19 to 12/30/19

The Seven Valleys and the Arts of Transformation
11/15/19 to 01/09/20

Bahá’u’lláh’s Proclamation to World Leaders:
The Summons of the Lord of Hosts
11/20/19 to 01/14/20

December 2019

The Promise of World Peace
12/01/19 to 01/11/19

Zoroastrianism for Deepening and Dialogue
12/09/19 to 01/26/20

The Advent of Divine Justice: Guidance for Winning Five Year Plan Goals
12/12/19 to 01/29/20

Christianity for Deepening and Dialogue
12/15/19 to 02/08/20


Peter Adriance, Farzin Aghdasi, Susanne Alexander, Necati Alkan, Leslie Asplund, Brian Aull, Hooshmand Badiee, Swathi Baskaran, Trip Barthel, Thelma Batchelor, Alex Blakeson, Ted Brownstein, Christopher Buck, Susan Cangurel, Reba Carruth, Peggy Caton, Druzelle Cederquist, Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew, William Collins, Matt Cotton, Arthur Lyon Dahl, Roger Dahl, Nicola Daniels, Sherna Deamer, Ed DiLiberto, Armin Eschraghi, Babak Etemad, Sovaida Maani Ewing, Shamil Fattakhov, Justine Finn, Mary Fish, Betty Fisher, Stephen Friberg, Daniel Gebhardt, Daniel Grolin, Richard Hainsworth, Donna Hakimian, Paul Hanley, Barron Harper, Robert Harris, Cathy Higgins, Richard Hollinger, Sandra Lynn Hutchison, Ceylan Isgor, Stephen Karnik, Hoda Kemp, Ian Kluge, Todd Lawson, Barney Leith, Joan Lincoln, Kevin Locke, Jenny Lockwood, Mark Lutness, Baharieh Maani, Susan Maneck, Laurent Mesbah, Vasu Mohan, Moojan Momen, Wendi Momen, Shahrokh Monjazeb, Riaz Mostaghim, Christine Muller, Kim Naqvi, Roger Neyman, Brian O’Flanagan, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan, Lil Abdo Osborne, Anne Pearson, Anne Perry, Steven Phelps, Brent Poirier, Daniel Pschaida, Sue Rishworth, John Safapour, Marjan Nirou Saniee, Robert Sarracino, Mikhail Sergeev, Nahid Shams, Sharona Shuster, Melanie Smith, Peter Smith, Robert Stockman, Adam Thorne, Fariba Vahdat, Lois Walker, James West, Neil Whatley, Dan Wheatley, Christopher White, Robert White, and Robert Wilson