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A Baha’i Blog Interview with the Team Behind The Journey West

May 4, 2021, in Videos > Interview, by

In this Baha’i Blog interview, Sonjel Vreeland speaks with Dr. Toya Mary Okonkwo, Lorraine Sheldon and Ivan Mihoci, three of the creators behind The Journey West.

The Journey West is a website and podcast series created to celebrate the centenary of Abdu’l-Baha’s travels to Egypt, Europe and North America. As 2021 commemorates the centenary of His Passing, we thought it might be helpful to shine a spotlight on this incredible resource.

On The Journey West you’ll find find 27 podcast episodes in which stories and historical accounts are dramatized and Abdu’l-Baha’s talks are beautifully read. Each podcast episode concludes with a discussion of the talk that was featured. On the website, you’ll also find articles about Abdu’l-Baha, the historical context surrounding His travels, and tributes to early believers.

You can find The Journey West website here: www.thejourneywest.org

The team behind The Journey West graciously allowed us to share the podcast series on Baha’i Blog. You can find all 27 episodes in this YouTube playlist: The Journey West podcast

Or you can listen or download the episodes from Baha’i Blog’s SoundCloud page: The Journey West podcast

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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