Web sites related to the Faith, Spirituality and Social Change Conference.
Research Initiatives and Tools
The Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme offers a distinctive scholarly approach to religious learning and understanding across the three Abrahamic traditions.
Citizenship and Faith Initiative at London Metropolitan University.
Economics of Religion Gateway. The economic study of religion includes studies of the current and historic role of religion in advancing or impeding social progress, religiously-oriented critiques of economic theory and practice, and how religion influences the well-being of individuals, families, youth, communities, and nations.
The Faith Based Regeneration Network UK (FbRN) is the leading national multi faith network for community regeneration and social action. It reaches 9,000 individuals and projects, and all faiths.
Faith & Public Policy Forum is born out of a response to the growing debate about the role of faith groups in contemporary Western society and their contribution to the common good.
Gapminder provides tools to increase use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.
Globethics.net is a digital library on ethics that provides free and full-text access to about 200 journals and more than a million documents on Applied Ethics.
The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture promotes critical inquiry into the relationships among human beings and their diverse cultures, environments, and religious beliefs and practices.
Women's Networks: Women, Religion, and Social Change II, was a conference held at Harvard University in 2003. Transcripts of papers are available. It was hosted by The Pluralism Project at Harvard University.
The Working Group on Religion, Ethics and Nature is a local initiative based at Ohio Northern University.
For links to philosophical discussions and sites with a more academic slant, see The Green Fuse.
GreenSpirit is a movement which celebrates all life as deeply connected and sacred. Although GreenSpirit was originally inspired by Matthew Fox's 'Creation-Centred Spirituality', it seeks to appeal to those both within and beyond the Christian tradition.
St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace organises many events, including interfaith meetings, cultural events, meditations and workshops. It is a "place where faiths can meet and learn from their differences".
Eco-Congregation is an ecumenical programme helping churches make the link between environmental issues and Christian faith.
The Church Urban Fund supports social action in the poorest areas of England. CUF resource people working at the local level who are putting their faith into action in their neighborhoods.
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives have launched a campaign for a carbon Sabbath.
Sojourners is a progressive Christian commentary on faith, politics and culture. It seeks to build a movement of spirituality and social change.
The Noah Project
Shomrei Adamah (Keepers of the Earth) is a Jewish environmental organization based in Washington, DC.
The London Islamic Network for the Environment is the UK's first local Islamic environmental group. They run regular open events and produce a newsletter.
The UK Network of Engaged Buddhists combine the cultivation of inner peace with active social compassion.
Ecopractice are a network of Western Buddhists
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