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.
Blessed Unrest explores the diversity of the movement, its brilliant ideas, innovative strategies, and hidden history, which date back many centuries. It will inspire and delight any and all who despair of the world's fate, and its conclusions will surprise even those within the movement itself.
Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future examines a wide range of individuals and groups around the world - environmentalists, surfers, artists, writers, filmmakers, politicians, and scientists - who consider nature sacred and intrinsically valuable.
This publication reflects on the numerous links between faith and the preservation of our planet Earth. It offers an overview of lessons that the various faith traditions provide through the profound respect they teach for our planet.
This handbook on the ethical and theological underpinnings of biodiversity conservation is a tool to open a broader conversation on the ethical considerations related to protecting species, habitat, and ecosystems.
In this fascinating book, eleven leading experts explore the philosophical and ethical issues underlying social responses to climate change and in particular how these responses draw upon ideas about the future. Ideal for students of environmental ethics in multiple disciplines.
The Gaia theory revolutionized the understanding of our place and role in the global environment. The basis for change explored here offers a basis for nonviolent theological and practical approaches to our situatedness within the community of life.
Selected from many of the world’s great religious texts and spiritual teachings, the Green Rules were chosen to demonstrate that each religion and spiritual philosophy has a long-standing tradition of ecological stewardship. Each Green Rule was chosen to acknowledge the natural world as an essential phenomenon through which we may better come to know the divine and our oneness with it.