Our recent programs demonstrate our long-standing model of interfaith education and engagement.
FORUM2021- Sacred Food, Blessed Earth
Sacred Food ~ Blessed Earth explored the ancient, respectful, and regenerative ways of farming practices and our spiritual relationship to food by focusing on the Earth as an interconnected web of life.
A moral and spiritual voice is essential in the transition away from the industrialized, fossil fuel and chemical-intensive, global agriculture system which is degrading our Earth, contributing to the climate crisis and to the extinction of species, as well as creating severe health issues for all living beings.
The replay is available HERE.
FORUM2020- Science, Spirituality, the Climate Emergency and Our Future
FORUM2020 held Oct 16, 2020, & the Global Interfaith Prayer Service for the Earth held Oct 17, 2020, were proudly held on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Temple of Understanding. World religious and spiritual visionaries, Indigenous leaders, scientists, and youth environmental activists came together to address the urgency of the climate crisis with strategies for inspired collective action.
Watch the replay HERE.
Listen to the speaker interviews HERE.
ECO JUSTICE FOR ALL Dialogues present The Perspective on Religious Naturalism Thursday, January 26, 20223 11 am - 12 noon ET Online Free WebinarDialogue with Ursula Goodenough, Professor of Biology Emerita, Washington University, and Carol Wayne White, Interim...
ECO JUSTICE FOR ALL Dialogues present Women Interfaith Visionaries Free Webinar Thursday, December 1, 2022, 1-2pm ETThree women leaders of Interfaith organizations that focus on the environment discuss the many challenges and opportunities that have helped shape...
The Temple of Understanding works with a set of colleagues who are participating face-to-face at the upcoming UNFCCC COP27 in Egypt. This conference is expected to be huge, about 35,000 people, and the civil society inputs will mostly be held on the sidelines, in a...
The Temple of Understanding has long championed the freedom of religion and the separation of Church and State, as declared in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Religious freedom also means freedom from the imposition of religion. We stand with multiple...
Dear Friends, Please join us March 23, 2022 (ET) at 2 pm for the 8th annual CSW66 Interfaith Service of Gratitude and Remembrance. The Temple of Understanding is again honored to collaborate on this important annual event with colleagues from NGOCSW, URI, United...
Watch the replay of our 61st anniversary event, FORUM2021.