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About Abrahamic Family Reunion

Third Annual Conference at Esalen Institute – March 2009

Click here to download the printable word doc>> The Abrahamic Family Reunion (AFR) Third Annual Conference at Esalen Institute March 29 to April 2, 2009 Conference Summary Contents Overview and Objectives Healing the Shadows of the Abrahamic Faiths Best Practices A. Processes Meditation & Prayer Appreciative Inquiry Conversation among Abrahamic Faiths Practicing Nonviolence Constellations Case […]

AFR Focus Group – March 2008

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Summary for the March 23 to 26, 2008 Abrahamic Family Reunion Focus Group Co-Sponsored by TRACK TWO: An Institute for Citizen Diplomacy With generous support from the Fetzer Institute Organized and Facilitated by Joseph V. Montville Summary Written by Frank Poletti Introduction This is a summary of the […]

Christian Peace Conference – January 2007

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Esalen’s Center for Theory and Research (CTR) Beyond Fundamentalism Project Directed By Joe Montville Summary for the January 14 to 16, 2007 Conference Titled: Abrahamic Family Reunion Starts with Christian Peace Conference On January 14-16, 2007 in wind-swept and snowy South Bend, Indiana, the first spin-off event of […]

Symposium on Jewish Fundamentalism – September 2006

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Summary for the September 10-14, 2006 Symposium on Jewish Fundamentalism Hosted by Esalen’s Center for Theory and Research (CTR) Organized and Facilitated by Joseph V. Montville Written by Jacob Sherman Introduction The Duke literary theorist Stanley Fish recounts a phone call he received on the occasion of his […]

Christian Fundamentalism Conference – April 2006

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Summary for the April 2-7, 2006 Christian Fundamentalism Conference Hosted by Esalen’s Center for Theory and Research (CTR) Written by Jacob Sherman Introduction No sensitive observer of contemporary events will deny the crucial role that religion plays in shaping our postmodern world both for better and for worse. […]

Report on Islamic Fundamentalism Symposium

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Report on the Islamic Fundamentalism Symposium Hosted by Esalen’s Center for Theory and Research (CTR) September 4-9, 2005 Summary Written by Joe Montville Esalen’s project on religious fundamentalism paid off handsomely with the workshop on Muslim fundamentalism, September 4-9, 2005. We believe that because of it, new possibilities […]

Islamic Fundamentalism Conference – September 2005

Click here to download the printable PDF>> Summary for the September 4 to 9, 2005 Islamic Fundamentalism Conference Hosted by Esalen’s Center for Theory and Research (CTR) Written by Jacob Sherman Introduction and Biographies The Esalen Center for Theory and Research and its ally in this regard, TRACK TWO: A Center for Citizen Diplomacy, have […]

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 […]

Events

If you have an event you would like added to this page and our next email to members, please send it to admin @ abrahamicfamilyreunion.org Upcoming Events Past Events November 15, 2009 – Sounds of Faith – Chicago – A unique experiential journey of Sound expressions of Abrahamic traditions…making peacefully respectful co-existence possibilities for us […]

Staff Bios

Joseph V. Montville is director of the Abrahamic Family Reunion, the Esalen Institute project to promote Muslim-Christian-Jewish reconciliation. ¬†Montville is also Director of the Program on Healing Historical Memory at the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University.¬† He is a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at American University. Montville¬†founded and directed the preventive […]