The URI Resource Library is a collection of downloadable materials and links to a variety of resources that support interfaith peacebuilding work.
Appreciative Inquiry and URI
Appreciative Inquiry is a philosophy for change that was created by Professor David Cooperrider and his associates at Case Western Reserve University. Here is a summary of Appreciative Inquiry, and how to use this powerful dialogue tool within the context of the URI community.
URI for Kids
A beautifully designed curriculum for children (and learners of all ages) that introduces URI's Preamble, Purpose and Principles, and provides excellent information and activities about different world religions and spiritual traditions.
Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide
The URI Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide is a resource for interfaith groups — those “everyday gandhis” who are making a difference one meeting at a time in their local communities.
Inspiring Progress identifies the value that religions add to the debate about societal advancement, and it encourages the world’s religious traditions to step up their involvement in shaping the development path of the human family in the twenty-first century.
When diverse faiths come together the encounter can be intense, awkward, even violent, but creating a dialogue can help reconcile differences. The essays seek to empower rabbis, imams, pastors, and their congregants to take up the work of interreligious dialogue as a peacemaking activity.
This guide offers practical information about how to encourage people to join this vision by hosting an interfaith home gathering, but you’ll find these tips are applicable to almost any interfaith encounter.
Endorsed by the Society for Intercultural Pastoral Care and Counseling, this book explores the dynamics of interfaith spiritual care as a work of practical and pastoral theology, identifies reliable guidelines for competent practice and contextualized interfaith spiritual care, and invites further conversation and collaboration among practitioners and scholars