Kurt Johnson, a scientist, comparative religionist, social activist and former monastic, was associated with the American Museum of Natural History and the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City. He was a close associate of Brother Wayne Teasdale, the founder of modern ‘interspiritual movement’ and works also with the international Contemplative Alliance with Father Thomas Keating. His co-authored book Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius was chosen as one of the ‘ten best’ books in science in 2000. Johnson and Teasdale cofounded the international Interspiritual Dialogue Association in 2002, now the virtual Interspiritual Multiplex web resource www.isdna.org
The global context of ‘living transformation’ took several historic, albeit hopeful, turns in 2015. These promise to develop pivotally as 2015 transitions into 2016. In September, Pope Francis addressed the United Nations and the US Congress. As the UN convened, he joined more heads of state there than have ever attended—as the UN adopted a […]
In a forthcoming book, The Coming Interspiritual Age,1 we offer a responsible survey of the global factors that might influence and contribute to the possible emergence of world change based on a significant input from the reservoir of collective human wisdom available in the world’s perennial Great Wisdom Traditions.