the REVerend JOHN R. MABRY, phd has been writing on interfaith issues since 1990. His ground-breaking column, Deep Ecumenism, was one of the most popular regular features of Matthew Fox's Creation Spirituality magazine for many years. Those columns are collected in this volume, along with many other essays, articles, and homilies, each of which contrast and illumine the wisdom of various faith traditions. Mabry holds a doctorate in world religions and teaches interfaith theology at the Chaplaincy Institute for Arts and Interfaith Ministry in Berkeley, CA. He is the author of many books on interfaith spirituality and ministry.