Learning to Read Social Reality in the Light of the Revelation

Learning to read social reality in the light of the revelation and to contribute effectively to the many efforts directed towards the advancement of civilization is a long process and involves the participation of different people from diverse backgrounds. Some of the thinking behind the programs of the Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity, whose mandate is to learn systematically about enhancing the capacity of individuals and groups to participate in some of the prevalent discourses of society, is presented in this talk.

  • Haleh Arbab

    Haleh Arbab, Ed.D. (Education and Development, University of Massachusetts), worked (1982‐2005) with FUNDAEC in Colombia, developing educational content and programs to promote community wellbeing, and serving (1995‐2005) as Rector of Centro Universitario de Bienestar Rural. Since 2005 she is Director of the Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity in Haifa, Israel.


38th Annual Conference

Scholarship and the Life of Society


The views expressed in this recording are those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Association for Bahá’í Studies, nor the authoritative explications of Bahá’í writings.