Can the religions of the world make the shift from exclusive religious thought to a radically new paradigm of inclusiveness and social activism? Chris Saade personally grew up amidst the violence of Beirut and saw the destruction that stems from religious exclusivity and spiritual indifference to social ills. He shares what he learned from his experiences and how an inclusive second wave of spirituality can bring the greatest hope for our future in this interview with Regina Meredith originally webcast August 20, 2013.
Chris Saâde is a pioneer spiritual teacher, leadership trainer, psychological & spiritual coach who passionately pursues the merging of psychology, spirituality and the pursuit of social and ecological justice. He is the co-director, with his wife Jessie, of The Olive Branch Center where he teaches courses on engaged spirituality and the mysticism of inclusion.