Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
• Writer and lecturer on Sufism and dreamwork
• Founder of the Golden Sufi Center
• Sheikh of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order
Jane Vennard
• Protestant minister
• Seminary professor
• Spiritual director and retreat leader
Alice Walker
• Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and poet
• Womanist theologian
• Outspoken pacifist and social change activist
Jim Wallis
• Christian leader for social change
• Speaker, author, and commentator on ethics and public life
• President and founder of Sojourners magazine
• Featured in The Practicing Democracy Project
Arthur Waskow
• One of the major leaders of the movement for Jewish renewal.
• Founder and director of The Shalom Center
• Jewish rabbi and writer
• Featured in The Practicing Democracy Project
Cornel West
• Author, social critic, and democratic intellectual
• Musician, speaker, teacher, and writer on issues of injustice
• Outspoken activist and preacher
David Whyte
• Poet and artist
• Explorer of the soul of work
• Corporate consultant on organizational development
Robert J. Wicks
• Psychologist and professor of pastoral counseling
• Writer for professionals and the general public
• Mentor for helpers and healers
Ken Wilber
• Transpersonal psychologist and philosopher
• Founder and president of the Integral Institute
• Author of 22 books translated in up to 30 languages
Terry Tempest Williams
• Writer of essays on nature, citizenship, and spiritual journeys
• Scholar in environmental humanities
• Activist and voice for ecological consciousness and social change
• Featured in The Practicing Democracy Project
Marianne Williamson
• Internationally acclaimed lecturer and bestselling author
• Interpreter of A Course in Miracles
• Cofounder of the Global Renaissance Alliance of peace activists
• Featured in The Practicing Democracy Project
Wendy M. Wright
• Professor of theology
• Teacher in graduate ministerial programs for spiritual formation
• Premier writer on family spirituality