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Mission & Program Overview

Mission & Program Overview

Abrahamic Family Reunion A Project of the Esalen Institute Center for Theory and Research And TRACK TWO: An Institute for Citizen Diplomacy Joseph V. Montville, Project Director The Abrahamic Family Reunion (AFR) project offers ways to use psychological and spiritual approaches in reconciling conflicts among Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the United States. AFR emphasizes [...]

Theory

Theory

The following two readings layout the core themes that drive the Abrahamic Family Reunion Chapter 12: Jewish-Muslim Relations: Middle East, from The Crescent and the Couch: Crosscurrents Between Islam & Psychoanalysis, edited by Salman Akhtar. Read the Summary>> Uniting the Children of Abraham is the title of an interview with Joseph Montville conducted by Jamie [...]

Practice

Practice

Resources In this section you will find materials useful to practitioners in the field of Abrahamic relations such as an interfaith guidebook, papers on the pro-social values of the three traditions, bibliographies, syllabi, as well as outlines of several useful texts. Contemplative Methods Contemplative Methods that Help Healing. Incorporating SPIRITUAL and CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES in Jewish-Christian-Muslim [...]

Community

Community

AFR Participants to date This page has bios for all participants to date. Individuals attended either our Fetzer workshop (Sept08), AFR Focus Group (Mar08), Strategic Planning (Sept07), Symposium on Jewish Fundamentalism (Sept06), Christian Fundamentalism Conference (Apr06) or Islamic Fundamentalism (Sept05). Interfaith Organizations This section lists organizations domestically and abroad that work in interfaith relations. AFR [...]