URI Resource Library

The URI Resource Library is a collection of downloadable materials and links to a variety of resources that support interfaith peacebuilding work.

Featured Resources

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.

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Circle Guidelines

According to The Millionth Circle, a grass-roots, international volunteer organization, these Circle Guidelines help circles to function more successfully for all participants.  This document is in English and Spanish.

Circle Principles

Circle Principles is a list of simple and widely accepted values for circle cooperation and interaction from The Millionth Circle, a grass-roots, international volunteer organization of women who believe that circles are the means through which world consciousness will change.

Conflict Reconciliation

 From the Publisher: Religions are involved in many long-running conflicts around the world from the Balkans and the Middle East to Kashmir and Sri Lanka. All that is well-known. Not so well-known are the resources that religions can bring, specifically and uniquely, to the process of peace and reconciliation after conflict.