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Harley Film Foundation maintains an extensive list of top-flight organizations that contribute to and address issues involving world religions, interfaith practices and spirituality. Link to an organization, listed alphabetically, in your area of interest.

World Religions

American Academy of Religion

The AAR is the largest, most comprehensive national association dedicated to promoting the academic study of religion.

www.aarweb.org

American Friends Service Committee

Quaker values in action

www.afsc.org

Auburn Media

Auburn Media supports religious voices and programs to create multifaith education in the media.

www.auburnmedia.org

Baha'i Religion

At the heart of Baha'i belief is the conviction that humanity is a single people with a common destiny. Individuals of the Baha'i faith call for a global society.

www.bahai.org

Buddhanet

Buddhanet is a not for-profit organization affiliated with the Buddhist Dharma Education Association, Inc., offering services to all Buddhist traditions.

www.buddhanet.net

Center for Religion and Media

The Center for Religion and Media at New York University seeks to develop interdisciplinary cross-cultural knowledge of how religious ideas and practices are shaped and spread through a variety of media.

www.nyu.edu/fas/center/religionandmedia

Center for the Study of Science and Religion

The Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Columbia University is an interdisciplinary, inter-school, collaborative forum for the examination of issues lying at the boundary of the scientific and religious ways of comprehending the world and our place in it.

www.columbia.edu/cu/cssr

Consultation for Interfaith Education

An international consortium of organizations working for the advancement of the field of interfaith education.

http://www.globalinterfaithed.org

Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions

The mission of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions is to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its other guiding institutions in order to achieve a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.

www.parliamentofreligions.org.

The Dalai Lama

HH The Dalai Lama's official Website is currently under construction.

www.dalailama.com

The Healthcare Chaplaincy

The Healthcare Chaplaincy is a multifaith community of professionals from many cultures dedicated to caring for persons in spirit, mind and body. It is committed to excellence and leadership in pastoral care, education and research.

www.healthcarechaplaincy.org

The Virginia H. Farah Foundation 

Virginia H. Farah Foundation supports the maintenance and growth of the Orthodox Christian Church in the United States and the world.

www.farahfoundation.org

Hillel

The foundation for Jewish campus life.

www.hillel.org

Hindu Resources Online

Hindu Resources Online connects Hindu organizations, leaders and resources such as news, events, publications, Vedic sciences, art, music and culture.

www.hindu.org

The Interfaith Alliance

The Interfaith Alliance promotes interfaith cooperation around shared religious values to strengthen the public's commitment to the American values of civic participation, freedom of religion, diversity, and civility in public discourse.

www.interfaithalliance.org

The Interfaith Center at the Presidio

The Interfaith Center at the Presidio welcomes, serves and celebrates the diverse spiritual wisdom and faith traditions of the Bay Area. The Center is networked with hundreds of interfaith groups in 50 countries who share a common commitment.

www.interfaith-presidio.org

The Interfaith Center of New York

The Interfaith Center of New York works to make New York and the world safe for religious difference by increasing respect, mutual understanding, and fellowship among citizens of diverse religious faiths, and by fostering cooperation among religious communities and civic organizations to help solve common problems.

www.interfaithcenter.org

Islam Online

Islam Online is a unique, global Islamic Website that provides services to Muslims and non-Muslims in several languages. Its goal is to become a reference for everything that deals with Islam, its sciences, civilization and nation and to have credibility in content, distinction in design, and a sharp and balanced vision of humanity and current events.

www.islamonline.net/english/index.shtml

Jainism

Jainism is a religion founded by Nataputta, who was a royal clan member of the Nata tribe in ancient India. Similar to Buddhism, its basic doctrine is non-materialistic atheism.

www.cs.colostate.edu/~malaiya/jainhlinks.html

Learn About World Religion: 101 Top Twitter Feeds

Content for theologians and others interested in religion as a way to learn about other faiths.

http://theologydegreesonline.com/world-religion-twitter/

The Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life

The Leonard E. Greenberg Center at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, explores challenges posed by religious pluralism, and examines the influence of religion on politics, civic culture, family life and gender roles in the US and internationally.

www.trincoll.edu/depts/csrpl

Media, Religion and Culture

At the University of Colorado's Center for Mass Media Research, an interdisciplinary research team focuses on the intersection of religious and media-related practices in the everyday lives of contemporary adults and their families. This center is a clearing-house of information for those interested in exploring the intersection of media, religion, and culture, and highlights resources for understanding how the mass media are playing a role in commemoration, stereotyping, and global peacemaking.

www.colorado.edu/Journalism/mcm/mrc

National Council of Churches USA

The National Council of Churches is the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. The NCC's 36 Protestant, Anglican and Orthodox member denominations include almost 50 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations in communities throughout the nation.

http://www.ncccusa.org

The New Seminary

As a professional institute for training Interfaith ministers, The New Seminary in New York is committed to the integrity of the individual and the individual's own spiritual search.

www.newseminary.org

North American Interfaith Network

NAIN is a non-profit association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

http://www.nain.org/

One Spirit Learning Alliance

One Spirit Learning Alliance is the umbrella organization under which One Spirit Interfaith Seminary operates. One Spirit Learning Alliance provides in-depth education and training for individuals seeking to further their personal and spiritual growth, to be more skillful in all areas of life, or to enter a professional ministerial career.

http://www.onespiritinterfaith.org/

The Pluralism Project

The Pluralism Project is a decade-long research project at Harvard University, with current funding from the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations, designed to engage students in studying the new religious diversity in the United States. The students document the changing contours of American religious demography, study the religious communities themselves, and try to discern, in light of this work, the emerging meanings of religious "pluralism," both for religious communities and for public institutions.

www.fas.harvard.edu/~pluralsm

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http://www.pluralism.org

Native American Organizations and Urban Indian Centers

This Web site facilitates communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.

www.nativeculture.com

Religions & Ethics Newsletter

This PBS weekly newsmagazine program focuses on how religion shapes both national and international events.

www.pbs.org/religion

Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace-USA promotes cooperation between religious communities working together to build a society of peace and justice.

http://www.rfpusa.org

Religions Communicators Council

The Religion Communicators Council is an international interfaith association of more than 600 religion communicators working in print and electronic communication, marketing and public relations. Members promote excellence in the communication of religious faiths values in the public arena and encourage understanding among religious and faith groups.

www.religioncommunicators.org

The Sikhism Home Page

Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind and denounces superstitions and blind rituals.

www.sikhs.org

Sojourners

Sojourners is a Christian ministry whose mission is to proclaim and practice the biblical call to integrate spiritual renewal and social justice. The ministry publishes Sojourners magazine, SojoMail and other resources that address preaching, teaching, organizing and public witness.

www.sojo.net

Sufi Order International North America

Sufi Order International North American is dedicated to the spread of a message of unity and promotion of the awakening of humanity to the divinity in all by offering seminars, conferences, retreat events, universal worship services, and by publishing and distributing print and electronic media.

www.sufiorder.org

The Temple of Understanding

The Temple of Understanding is dedicated to creating environments in which people of different faith and religious traditions can learn from and about each other. TOU maintains a commitment to the integrity of each religion, faith tradition or spiritual practice and believes that each can better remain true to itself by honoring the values inherent in all traditions.

www.templeofunderstanding.org

The Tibet Center

The Tibet Center provides a place where members and the general public can explore Buddhist teachings and practices as well as those of other faith communities.

www.thetibetcenter.org

Tibet House

Tibet House New York is part of a worldwide network of Tibetan institutions committed to ensuring that the light of the Tibetan spirit never disappears from the face of the earth. Tibet House is dedicated to the proposition that the wisdom and art of all human civilizations vitally enrich the emerging global culture.

www.tibethouse.org

Tikkun

Tikkun is a community of people from many faiths and traditions, called together by Tikkun magazine and its vision of healing and transforming the world. The Tikkun community is guided in its work by its belief in the principle of solidarity.

www.tikkun.org

Tricycle

Tricycle is a non-profit quarterly magazine with an educational charter to spread the dharma. The essential components of a tricycle-three, vehicle, and wheel-correspond to concepts found throughout Buddhist history. The Buddhist review speaks of three treasures: the Buddha, dharma, sangha; of turning the wheel of dharma; and of the three great vehicles of Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.

www.tricycle.com

United Jewish Appeal Federation

United Jewish Communities, The Federations of North America (UJA) represents and serves 155 Jewish federations and 400 independent Jewish communities across North America. It reflects the values of social justice and human rights that define the Jewish people.

www.uja.org

United Religions Initiative

The United Religions Initiative promotes enduring, daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.

www.uri.org

World Council of Churches

The WCC is a fellowship of churches, now 342 in more than 120 countries in all continents from virtually all Christian traditions.

www.wcc-coe.org

World Jewish Congress

The World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to address the interests and needs of Jews and Jewish communities throughout the world. The WJC is the representative body of Jewish communities and organizations in nearly 100 countries that seek to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.

www.worldjewishcongress.org