U Day Ethiopia-Convergence of Fires in the Land of Origins
January 26, 2018
Hosted by Dr. Kurt Johnson, with Ben Bowler, Doug King and our Correspondents
Commemorating the growing global significance of United Nations Interfaith Harmony Week, Unity Earth-sponsored U DAY Festival: Ethiopia, Convergence of Fires in the Land of Origins, brings together global spiritual and religious leaders, international change-makers and world-class musical artists. We gather Jan. 31- Febr. 7, with an online event for global participation Febr. 3: http://udayfestival.org/ethiopia-2018/ Supporting this vision, representatives from Aboriginal Australia, North and Central American indigenous leaders, Sikhs, Bahai, Sufis, Buddhists, and Hindus from India, and Thai Buddhists along with Jews, Christians, and Muslims gather to celebrate a colorful and diverse community. Ceremonies will join the themes of Unity, Peace and Compassion. On this radio special, Unity Earth's UDAY Executive Director Ben Bowler hosts event notables David Gershon, Jon Ramer, David Nicol, Claudia Welss, Deborah Moldow and Kristin Hoffmann, each further highlighted below.
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In a world inevitably going global and multicultural, what becomes of religions and spirituality? What becomes of activism towards real global change? In THE CONVERGENCE, global Interspiritual pioneer and scientist Dr. Kurt Johnson joins interfaith leaders Ben Bowler of Australia and Doug King of America in engaging women and men who are inspiring leaders and change agents around our world. Spiritual and cultural leaders, sacred and secular activists, scientists, artists, writers, economists, politicians and even shamans join in this discussion of a world trying to wake up and grow up. What is at stake and what are the technologies and cosmologies creating a world that can work for everyone? If you are concerned for our world's future and sincere about your commitments to bold and world-serving ideas, you'll want to tune in to The Convergence on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.
Dr. Kurt Johnson, with Ben Bowler, Doug King and our Correspondents
Dr. Kurt Johnson is a well-known scientist who is also a founder of the world's Interspiritual Movement. Author of the influential book The Coming Interspiritual Age and two bestselling books in popular science, he joins Australian interfaith leader Ben Bowler and American integral thinker Doug King in welcoming women and men from around the world to discuss change, and the ideas driving change worldwide today.
With expertise in evolutionary science, comparative culture and religion, and even mysticism, Kurt serves on diverse international boards and committees across the world service community. These include The Interspiritual Network, One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, Friends of the Institute of Noetic Science, Gaiafield, The Evolutionary Leaders, Forum 21 Institute, The National Ethical Service, Self Care to Earth Care, Community of The Mystic Heart, and the United Nations NGO committees on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns and The International Yoga Day. Ordained in a half dozen spiritual traditions he brings a broad firsthand knowledge of world spirituality.
Ben Bowler founded 1God.com, World Weavers and UDAY. Doug King is a founder of Presence.tv and certified in Spiral Dynamics and integral thought. With Kurt's over two hundred technical publications and books in ecology and evolutionary science they and their global guests weekly bring a profound expertise in the future of religion and spirituality and the spectrum of global change.