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This schedule is subject to change. Courses may shift in dates, some titles will change, new courses will appear, and some course may be repeated. If you are new to the Wilmette Institute, please read this guidance on how to sign up for a course.
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Fourth Term (September – December 2018)
Introduction to Bahá’í History, 1863-2018
09/15/18 to 11/02/18
Consulting As a Couple
09/17/18 to 10/08/18
Writing about the Writings: The Art and Craft of the Personal Reflection Piece
09/25/18 to 10/29/18
Exploring the Book of Isaiah
10/01/18 to 11/04/18
The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh: Two Lives, One Story
10/05/18 to 11/22/18
The Bahá’í Faith and Social Change
10/10/18 to 12/11/18
Exploring Bahá’u’lláh’s Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
10/15/18 to 12/03/18
NEW COURSE: Building Intercultural Understanding as a Couple
10/22/18 to 11/19/18
NEW COURSE: Communication Skills for Spiritually Minded Parents
10/29/18 to 12/16/18
Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording Stories of People and Places
11/01/18 to 12/19/18
Economic Justice and the Bahá’í World Order (postponed to 2019)
11/05/18 to 12/23/18
Science, Religion, and the Bahá’í Faith
11/10/18 to 01/04/19
Introduction to Shi‘i Islam
11/15/18 to 01/02/19
Philosophy and the Bahá’í Faith
12/01/18 to 01/18/19
The Promise of World Peace
12/05/18 to 01/23/19
Judaism for Deepening and Dialogue
12/15/18 to 02/12/19
More courses may be announced in the future; some courses may need to be rescheduled based on faculty availability.
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