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.
Former URI Executive Director, The Rev. Canon Charles Gibbs, shares his experience facilitating a dialogue on the Middle East for a clergy lunch of the Marin Interfaith Council in Marin City, California, and includes thoughtful dialogue questions and reflection on the topic.
In a world torn apart by religious division, this book, written by an American Muslim provides a fresh perspective for both the Muslim and Non-Muslim reader by helping to demystify Islam and Quran for the Western reader.
The African Centers for Peace Education and Training offers links to peace education and training centers around Africa, as well as highlighting some of the current events impacting progress toward peaceful stability.
The American Friends Service Committee is an international ogranization which works towards the abolition of war and the security of human rights, with each program focussing on one area of the world, be in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, or the Caribbean.