Learning about Natural Spirituality:
Souljourning is grounded in recent scientific discoveries about natural spiritual development in young people. For an overview of these findings, read The Spiritual Child by Dr Lisa Miller,
Founder of the Spirituality, Mind, Body Institute at Columbia University.
Learning About The World's Religions and Spiritual Traditions:
Tanenbaum - Multi-Faith Education
For more than 15 years, Tanenbaum has expanded multicultural education to include religious diversity. As an educator, parent, or student, use our practical tools to reduce and eliminate bullying and malice. Many Tanenbaum resources address or are aligned with Common Core Standards.
Dates of holidays of the world's religions, years into the future - with definitions/descriptions.
BBC - Religion
Brief introductions to the religions of the world.
Pluralism Project - click on Religions
In-depth articles introducing the religions of the world.
Interfaith Youth Core
Building the next generation of interfaith leaders on campus and beyond.
Links to Spiritual Education Curricula:
Godly Play - a method of Christian education for children, with roots in Montessori education and in Jungian Sand Play therapy. Presents the biblical stories as myths which children can creatively engage.
Amar Chitra Katha - Books/magazines/etc - Hindu folktales, fables, legends, and lore for children
Golden Rule Interfaith Poster - "do unto others as you would have them do to you" - the equivalent in the world's religions.
Links to Faith/Spiritual Organizations that share Souljourning's commitments:
Muslims for Progressive Values
At Muslims for Progressive Values, we advocate for human rights, social justice and inclusion in the United States and around the world. “I follow the Way of Love, and where Love's caravan takes its path, there is my religion, my faith.” — Ibn Arabia
Since 2011, Sadhana has been building a progressive Hindu movement. We practice our sadhana, or faith in action, by advocating for those social justice principles we believe are at the heart of Hinduism.
Offers thoughtful and practical resources for individuals, families, and communities to explore and affect progressive Christianity, spirituality, community life, social and environmental justice.
Jewish Emergent Network
A network of Jewish communities with devotion to revitalizing the field of Jewish engagement, a commitment to approaches both traditionally rooted and creative, and a demonstrated success in attracting unaffiliated and disengaged Jews to a rich and meaningful Jewish practice.