One of the authors who has advanced the cause of interfaith understanding through their works is Karen Armstrong. She has written scholarly books in such a readable way that a broader public can access them. Armstrong’s journey took her from the convent to the university to global media, and from faith to unbelief to a… Read more »
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Wayne Teasdale’s spiritual career began as a Trappist monk at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Massachusetts. After 10 years under the direction of Abott Thomas Keating, founder of the centering prayer movement, Teasdale received an invitation that changed the direction of his spiritual journey. He was invited to study in India at the Benedictine ashram of… Read more »
Roger Williams a visionary early-American who advocated for religious liberty and separation of church and state. He founded Rhode Island in 1636 as a pure democracy.
Hildegard Goss-Mayr & Jean Goss left a lasting imprint on peace training in their process for developing strategies & their methods of teaching nonviolence.
Jerzy Popiełuszko was a preist involved in the historic nonviolent freedom movement known as Solidarity. Ultimately, he became a martyr for that revolution.