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Tribute: Parker Rossman, 94, worked toward solving global problems
Nov 25, 2013
Dr. Parker Rossman, WNRF's Associate for Global Education, died at age 94, spent his life working toward solving global problems through his work as an educator, a clergyman, and a futurist.
Religious Futurists Gathered in Toronto at WFS
Jul 29, 2012
Would you like to meet other futurists who are helping their churches, synagogues or ministries lead from the future, not just the past? Eight hundred visionaries gathered in Toronto the summer of 2012 at the World Future Society's annual conference. During the conference, Religious Futurists met for a special networking session.
Book Preview: Temples of Tomorrow
Jun 30, 1993
A preview of "The Temples of Tomorrow," the foundational textbook of religious futurism by Earl D.C. Brewer and Richard S. Kirby. "Temples" is the first major book to arise from the interaction of the futures studies movement and multi-faith scholarship.
A Call to Religious Futurists
Aug 3, 2007
Here is an address that Dr. Richard Kirby gave to religious futurists, gathered at the World Future Society in Minneapolis, MN, on role of the Joint Chaplaincy at those meetings, and the role of communities of practice to be part of God's great New Thing in our time.
The Future of Religion FAQ
Sep 10, 2002
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions on the field of religious futures and its scholarship from the World Network of Religious Futurists.
Join the Network of Religious Futurists
Aug 10, 2003
Have you ever thought about the future of religion in the 21st century? You might be a Religious Futurist™ already, without ever being called one. Dr. Richard Kirby shares the benefits of WNRF membership.
Religious Futures: Two Decades Later
Jul 15, 1998
The World Network of Religious Futurists traces its origins back to 1980? Where is it going now two decades later? Dr. Richard Kirby offers his perspective.
In Service of the Future
Jun 30, 2006
Jay Gary, evangelical author and leadership scholar reflects on his experience as a religious futurist, and challenges religious activists to study the future of faith and society, in the context of their own traditions.
Search the Future of Religion
Sep 1, 2005
Check out our research metapage and scan the future of religion, with 100 select web links.
WNRF Marks 25 Years of Religious Futurism
Jul 20, 2005
Dr. Richard Kirby, chairman emeritus of WNRF, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the meeting of Religious Futurists in Toronto, and shares his vision for next quarter century of helping religionists and futurists learn from each other's worlds.