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Since 1995, The Wilmette Institute provides
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Create a Vegetable Garden or Expand Your Existing Garden: Tip for Sustainable Living
Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers. ..........................................—‘Abdu'l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed[...]
“Louise Mathew Gregory, Sowing the Seeds of Racial Harmony”
Sunday, June 14, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 7 p.m. in London) Register for the Web Talk The[...]
Learner Gains New Perspectives on Interfaith and Social Justice from First Course
Introduction to the Kitáb-i-Aqdas (2020) Faculty: Christopher Buck   Colette Harrison of Dayton, Ohio, said her very first Wilmette Institute[...]
Learner Examining Role of Faith Communities in Economic Planning
Economic Justice in a World of Injustices (2019) Faculty: Hooshmand Badee, Jean Parker On March 1, 2020, John Krochmalny shared[...]
Bicentenary Celebration in West Virginia Combines Renaissance Lute with Selections from the Persian Bayan
Discovering the Báb’s Persian Bayán: The Most Holy Book of the Bábí Religion (2019) Faculty: Shahrokh Monjazeb, Nima Rafiei Grant[...]
The Current Health Crisis: Tip for Sustainable Living
Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers. ..........................................—‘Abdu'l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed[...]

About ​The Wilmette Institute

​The Wilmette Institute ​focuses largely on an online study approach in order to provide educational classes to a broader student body. It now offers more than 50 unique online courses to an average of 30 students per course. Discover ​more about our history, mission  and values.

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Learner Feedback

“​The later units of the course (Mitigating Climate Change, Discourse about Climate Change, and Service and Social Action) have begun to reshape my thinking about what I can do as an individual, as a member of a community of faith, and as a member of the greater society to work to address the climate crisis.”

Brad James

“​​Why I Took the Course on Racism. I am working on putting together a “musical fireside” about race, and I took this course Racism in America: The Most Challenging Issue in an effort to see what other Bahá’ís were doing to educate members of our own communities. I believe that we need to strengthen understanding and application of racial justice within the Bahá’í community”

​​​​​Katharine Key