How Long O Lord? - Enough is Enough!
Jun 7, 2007
Sabeel, the voice of Palestinian Christians from Jerusalem, has released a statement, marking the 40th anniversary of Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands. They claim the level of internal level of fatigue and discouragement among those pursuing non-violent resistance has reached an all-time high, as the Israeli army daily invades communities and kidnaps and kills Palestinians in the West Bank. [ Visit Website ]
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.
James Wellesley-Wesley, 1921-2007
Apr 30, 2007
WNRF remembers James Wellesley-Wesley, executive director of Mankind 2000 today. James died in St Bathelemy on April 25, 2007. James was a social innovator and religious futurist who served as an advisor to our network. Learn more about Mankind 2000, world futures research, and the life of one of its' first planetary citizens. [ Visit Website ]
Do You Hear Voices in Your Head?
April 16, 2007
It is not normal to hear voices in your head, at least in my culture. Yet many of my friends claim to. Recently I took a journey into the 'prophetic.' Now as a futurist, it has left me with more questions, than answers. Read Jay Gary's latest blog entry... [ Visit Website ]
Satin Calls for One-State Solution
April 17, 2007
Could a one-state solution resolve the 60 year-old Israeli-Palestinian crisis? In leiu of the lag in coming to a two-state solution since the 1990s, Mark Satin argues for new thinking and new views on the chosen people--both Jews and Palestinians. [ Visit Website ]
McFaul Offers Three Futures
April 17, 2007
Will the world's religions play a constructive or catastrophic role in shaping the twenty-first century? A new book by Praeger, The Future of Peace and Justice in the Global Village, tackles this question. Like a grandmaster in chess, McFaul envisions the moves that both fundamentalism and progressivism might make to either support or sabotage the global village.
Dubrovnik to focus on Future of Religion
April 12, 2007
Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert, professor of Religion and Society at Western Michigan University is hosting the 31st International Course on the Future of Religion, from April 23 - 28, 2007 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Scholars from around the world will present papers on the theme 'From the Jus Talionis to the Golden Rule'. [ Visit Website ]
How I Cured Myself of the Pagliacci Syndrome
Jan 9, 2001
Is there hope for the future? Cassidy Dale shares his answer as a religious futurist. It is a journey from uncertainty to a God-given "Yes." Leave your wilderness today and enter into the creative spaces where God can birth a whole new future through you. [ Visit Website ]
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.
H.G. Wells and the Genesis of Future Studies
Jan. 30, 1983
Historian and futurist W. Warren Wagar reviews the range of H.G. Wells's contributions to the founding of future studies.
Second Enlightenment Conference, March 4-6
Jan 11, 2007
Rick Smyre gathered up to 300 community activists and religious futurists for the Second Enlightenment Conference, March 4-6, 2007 in Columbia, SC. The SEC was a two and a half day dialogue to allow state and local capacity builders to share ideas and methods aligned with a society and world increasingly fast-paced, interconnected and complex. [ Visit Website ]
Dr. Richard Kirby
WNRF Chapel--a Chaplain's Corner
Jan 7, 2007
Welcome to WNRF Chapel, A Chaplains Corner that includes All Saints New Church.... and Weekly Sermons by Dr. Richard S. Kirby. The Church is acting as an international, interfaith clearing house for ideals of congregational life. And weekly sermons offered by Dr. Richard Kirby are an expression of the spiritual life of the whole community.
Neohumanist Educational Futures
Jan 4, 2007
Three leading Asian futurists have released a new book on neohumanist educational pedagogy. They argue that the current paradigms of uni and multiculturalism have reached their limits, and only transcendental and transcultural approaches can help humanity move forward to create a sustainability.