Learn more about the innovative religious communities working to serve people who feel out of place in traditional worship services.
Marion Bowman is a senior lecturer in religious studies at The Open University in England. She studies people on the edges of and outside organized religion, with a particular interest in nontraditional pilgrimage.
Anne Williamson is the founder and director of WAYfinding, which leads discussion groups on spiritual topics and organizes service projects.
These mindfulness experts and Buddhism scholars can help you cover modern forms of meditation.
Hugh Byrne directs the Center for Mindful Living, a meditation community in Washington, D.C. He is also a teacher for Insight Timer, a meditation app for smartphones.
David Gelles is the author of Mindful Work, which is about meditation in the business world. He is also a business reporter for The New York Times and mindfulness practitioner.
Elizabeth Prather leads the Prather Group, which offers mindfulness training to business leaders and organizations.
Kassi Underwood is a meditation adviser for Harvard Innovation Lab, where she offers spiritual counseling to students. She is also pursuing her master’s at Harvard Divinity School. Arrange an interview through the contact form on her website.
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