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OUnI is a founding member and organizing administrator for an ecclesiastic body that holds and supports the Interfaith-Multifaith-Interspiritual-Integral movement with its inclusive theology, spirituality, and consciousness, and includes:

It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of former OUnI Secretary General, Reverend Dr. Joyce Liechenstein. She left us yesterday, December 23. We ask for your thoughts and prayers for the many friends that she leaves behind.


This post from 2015 is still valid. In fact, the numbers continue to rise. Religious diversity continues to grow. What do you think?…/christians-drop-nones-…/27159533/

Details released in Pew Research Center's newest report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape."

What do YOU think about this definition of religious freedom?

What's YOUR definition of "religious freedom?" How about this one now shown on the latest blog post at

When any veteran is asked about the definition of “religious freedom,” the graves at any national cemetery come to mind. Here every member is given their own plot and a gravestone which they or their families can choose any one of sixty-two different approved religious symbols. You don’t get t...

For those with questions, our website is coming back improved and more secure with SSL certification and other enhanced features. A certain popular browser has been creating issues that make it look like we have 'issues.' For a few 'resources' that has been fixed and by 19 December, there will be no 'caution' message. Thank you for your patience with us as we work to change the world together with you.

The members of the board of directors meets today to further the aims and goals of the society as it evolves to support Interfaith and Interspiritual practices and events.

Looking for lots of wisdom at a single location? The "World Wisdom Bible" from Rabbi Rami / Rabbi Rami Shapiro through One River Foundation is a great source.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit created to promote the Perennial Wisdom at the mystic heart of all religion.

To all who have been supported in their ministry by the Order of Universal Interfaith, the framework of our "greater community" (Council of Interfaith Communities), is being recharged which will give everyone greater chances to serve and minister in the world. Standby for more details as the future unfolds.

We have begun the process to select the 2017 recipient of the "Huston Smith Award for Interfaith Education." Do YOU know someone worthy of this honor? Let us know!

"Thank you" to President Obama for articulating a thoughtful view of #CreationCare and why it matters to us all. Your article and actions on behalf of the planet are inspiring.

Private-sector incentives help drive decoupling of emissions and economic growth.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the transition of OUnI Sage, Huston Smith, Ph.D. on December 30, 2016. We are honored to have received his permission to present the "Huston Smith Award For Interfaith Education" in his name and used that privilege. #HustonSmith #HustonSmithAward

The World’s ReligionsWhy Religion MattersThe Wisdom of Faith with Huston SmithThe Journal of EthnomusicologyMusic of Tibet

What should be the role of churches and politics?

So how do you feel about the way things are going? Do you feel more secure in religious freedom after watching the recent political convention? What should be... the role of churches in elections?

"What this all comes down to is that certain religious leaders (like Jerry Falwell, Jr. and Franklin Graham) want all of the benefits of their tax exempt status with none of the rules about what that means. Were they to be successful, their churches and religious organizations would be turned into funnels through which donors could contribute to a political candidate and write it off as a charitable contribution. People who advocate for that are obviously attracted to the power that would give them. But it would become a terribly corrupting influence on their own organizations." ...…/religious-leaders-want-to-p…/

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And Republicans are happy to help them.

Some may ask why the SBNR exist in the world. We would like to suggest that the "group think," imposition of flawed views by a proclaimed religious leadership, and the clinging to bronze-age mentality and culture as seen in this decision are very good reasons... What do YOU think?

The leader of a Pakistani Islamic council has proposed a bill that allows husbands to "lightly beat" their wives as a form of discipline.|By Faith M Karimi

Have you experienced discrimination for being "interfaith?"

(JTA) — A Wisconsin couple filed a discrimination charge against an Illinois hotel owner who allegedly refused to host their interfaith wedding because it was not religious. Alexandra Katzman and Jonathan Webber of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, filed the charge against the owner, Dave Anderson, with the Il...

Have you read any of these books? What do you think?

And kids with big questions.

When was the last time you said, "Wow?"

When you look at a majestic natural landscape -- waterfalls, mountain ranges, vast deserts -- what do you feel? For many, the beauty of nature inspires a...