2018-19 Web Talks

Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are held on a Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. CT; 12 noon MT; 11 a.m. PT; 7 p.m. in the UK, 8 p.m. in Western Europe).

Sunday Jan. 14, 2018
JoAnn Borovicka
“Ten Plagues of the Exodus in the Light of the Bahá’í Writings”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jan. 21, 2018 (rescheduled from December 2017)
Reba Carruth (#1 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 4, 2018
Reba Carruth (#2 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 18, 2018
Reba Carruth (#3 of 3)
“The Spiritual Destiny of America and the West”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
Shahrokh Monjazeb
“A Divine Overture to an Imperious Monarch: A Closer Look at Bahá’u’lláh’s Letter to the Iranian King Násiri’d-Dín Sháh”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

SATURDAY Mar. 3, 2018 – 9:00 pm Eastern = SUNDAY Mar. 4, 2018 – 1:00 pm Eastern Australia Time
Mariette Leong
“Recollections of My Father, the Hand of the Cause of God Collis Featherstone”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

SATURDAY Mar. 10, 2018 – 9:00 pm Eastern = SUNDAY Mar. 11, 2018 – 1:00 pm Eastern Australia Time
Mariette Leong
“Recollections of the Hand of the Cause of God Clara Dunn and Henry Hyde Dunn”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
Robert Weinberg
“The Awakening of Spirit: Mark Tobey and the Evolution of ‘White Writing'”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Apr. 8, 2018
Valerie Phillips
“The Special Place of America in the Bahá’í Authoritative Texts”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Apr. 22, 2018
Gregory Dahl
“Economic Life: Reflections on the House of Justice Message of 1 March 2017”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday May 6, 2018
Ben Schewel
“Seven Ways of Looking at Religion”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jun. 3, 2018
Jena Khodadad
“Scientific Principles at Work in the Worldwide Advancement of the Bahá’í Faith” 
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Saturday Jun. 9, 2018, 10 a.m. Eastern time
“Interreligious Dialogue: Myths and Reality”
Professor Leonard Swidler, interviewed by Mikhail Sergeev
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jun. 17, 2018
Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian
“Materialism and Discontent: Bahá’í Perspectives”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Jul. 1, 2018
Roya Akhavan
“Peace for Our Planet: A New Approach”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday July 15, 2018
Jena Khodadad
“Biotechnology, Benefits and Perils: The Need for Spiritual Perspective in Achieving Harmony of Science and Religion”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Aug. 19, 2018
Roya Akhavan
“Táhirih: Beyond Emancipation”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Sept. 9, 2018
Robin Chandler
“Bahá’í Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Sept. 23, 2018
Edward Price
“4,000 Years of Divine Curriculum–What Has God Been Teaching Us?”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Oct. 14, 2018
Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing
“Finding Hope in Turbulent Times”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Nov. 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Kathryn Hogenson
“Horace H. Holley: An Indispensable Man in the Development of the Bahá’í Faith”
Watch on YouTube: Web Talk

Sunday Dec. 2, 2018
Augusto Lopez-Claros
“On the Elimination of the Extremes of Wealth and Poverty: a Bahá’í Perspective”

Sunday Dec. 16, 2018 (new date: moved from Dec. 9, 2018)
Kathryn Hogenson
“The First Western Pilgrimage: A Turning Point in the Establishment of the Bahá’í Faith in the West”

Sunday Jan. 13, 2019
Shahrokh Monjazeb
“A Divine Exposition for the New Age: A Textual Analysis of The Persian Bayán

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