Norman Fischer
• American Soto Zen roshi
• Poet, author, teacher, and interreligious retreat leader
• Founder of the Everyday Zen Foundation
Jim Forest
• Convert to the Russian Orthodox Church
• Served for twelve years as General Secretary of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation
• Writes and lives in the Netherlands
Richard J. Foster
• Quaker writer and spiritual teacher
• Pioneer in Christian spirituality
• Founder of Renovare for the renewal of the Church
Matthew Fox
• Passionate advocate of Creation Spirituality
• Speaker and workshop leader
• Advocate for the reinvention of work, education, and worship and the reformation of the Christian church
Robert Frager
• Sheikh in the Halveti-Jerrahi Sufi Order
• Psychologist
• Founder and past president of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
Laurence Freeman
• Benedictine monk
• Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation
• Participant in contemplative inter-religious dialogues
Mary Margaret Funk
• Former Executive Director of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue
• Former Prioress of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Beach Grove, Indiana
• Catholic nun, writer and retreat leader
Bernie Glassman
• Zen Master
• Speaker and workshop leader on spiritual practices and socially responsible businesses
• Cofounder of the Zen Peacemaker Order
Natalie Goldberg
• Poet, writer, and painter
• Practitioner of Zen Buddhism
• Teacher of writing and creativity
Joseph Goldstein
• Buddhist writer and retreat leader
• Cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society
• Guiding teacher at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
Margaret Guenther
• Episcopal priest, spiritual director, and retreat leader
• Retired professor of Ascetical Theology at General Theological Seminary in New York
• Writer on the importance of prayer and listening in the spiritual life
Philip Gulley
• Quaker pastor known for his stories about everyday spirituality
• Frequent speaker, magazine writer, and television host
• Outspoken critic of the sometimes misguided role of the church in the modern world
Joan Halifax
• Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center
• Hospice worker and Director of the Project on Being with Dying
• Founding Teacher of the Zen Peacemaker Order and advocate of engaged Buddhism
Andrew Harvey
• Experienced tour guide through the teachings and practices of the world's mystical traditions
• Persuasive presenter of the nurturing presence of the Sacred Feminine
• Seeker, scholar, and anthologist of sacred texts and saints of all the religions
Kabir Helminski
• Shaikh of the Mevlevi Order of Sufis
• Translator of Rumi and cofounder and codirector of the Threshold Society
• Muslim educator and retreat leader
Terry Hershey
• Spiritual writer and workshop leader
• Inspirational speaker
• Creator of sanctuary gardens
Roger Housden
• Spiritual writer and explorer of sacred traditions
• Lover of the beauty of the world
• Modern-day pilgrim whose travels have taken him to sacred sites and landscapes around the world
Cheri Huber
• Student and teacher of Soto Zen
• Writer and leader of workshops and retreats
• Founder of Living Compassion
Sandra Ingerman
• Proponent of contemporary shamanic practices
• Licensed psychotherapist who practices "soul retrieval"
• Advocate for spiritual and shamanic responses to degradation of the earth
Lin Jensen
• Zen Buddhist Teacher
• Founder of a Prison Outreach Program
• Peace Activist and Defender of the Earth
Elizabeth A. Johnson
• Professor of theology
• Pioneer in feminist theological discourse
• Member of the Sisters of St. Joseph
Alan Jones
• Episcopal priest and Dean Emeritus of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco
• Honorary Canon of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres
• Inspiring preacher, speaker, and community leader
• Writer of multiple books on spiritual direction, new visions for Christianity, and the spiritual practice of imagination