Month: November 2021

Mr. Roger Neyman

Roger has been on faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s course “Science, Religion and the Baha’i Faith” since his retirement from software engineering in 2012. His particular areas of study and service relate to the principle of harmony between science and religion, a particular focus on evolution, discourses around science denialism, and anti-racism education. Read More

“The Great Spirit Speaks: Voices of the Wise Ones”

Baha’i scriptures offer a treasure trove of wisdom. The sheer wealth of these texts staggers the imagination; For Baha’u’llah, nearly 20,000 unique works have been identified, comprising over six million words. For the Bab, over 2,000 unique works have been identified, comprising almost five million words. For Abdu’l-Baha, over 30,000 unique works have been identified, […] Read More

Life on Other Planets

In the vast and endless universe where countless galaxies and an infinitude of solar systems, each with planets that might be capable of producing life, there must surely be other human civilizations in various stages of physical and social evolution. In the light of such a context, is it logical for us to imagine that […] Read More

Mr. Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke (Tokaheya Inajin in Lakota translation “First to Arise”) is a world-famous visionary Hoop Dancer, preeminent player of the Indigenous Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist, and educator. Kevin is Lakota and Anishnabe. While his instructions were received from his immediate family and community, from extended family in every part of […] Read More

How the Book of Genesis showcases progressive revelation

The enlightenment brought progress to Western Civilization. Humanism, Historicism and Realism in Western, European traditions, gave way to Modernism and then Postmodernism. Along the way, the primacy of one of Western Civilization’s foundational documents, the Bible, was eroded and supplanted, to the point that it is not only ridiculed as irrelevant, and a source of […] Read More

Humanitas: Images of Perfection

In the figure of `Abdu’l-Bahá we can look to the world outside and follow a living, historical, ‘perfect Exemplar’, this “…most perfect bounty… sent…down in the form of a human temple.” Images of perfection distilled in one man. We can observe and marvel at this ‘Orb of the beauty of the great’. `Abdu’l-Bahá embodied, in […] Read More

Mr. Shahbaz Fatheazam

Mr. Shahbaz Fatheazam was born in India to Bahá’í parents of Persian descent, grew up in Haifa, studied in the UK and Canada, and works in Brazil. From East to West, North to South, he considers himself as a marginal accident in all of the world’s great regions and has lived along the entire axis of […] Read More