Celebrating Human Unity

Celebrating Human Unity Across All Cultures, Creeds, Colors, and Countries with Kurt Johnson

Many around the world are weaving threads of unity within the colorful diversity of our Human Family. It is time to shift our collective consciousness and belief that “peace and unity are possible; a better world is possible.” Honoring all traditions and lineages, we can harvest the collective wisdom of humanity to foster community, connect cultures and cultivate peace. Join us as we explore interfaith harmony with Kurt Johnson.


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Dr. Kurt Johnson of Unity Earth has worked in professional science and comparative religion over 40 years. A prominent figure on international committees, particularly at the United Nations, he is author of the influential book The Coming Interspiritual Age (Namaste, 2013) and two award-winning books in science: Nabokov’s Blues (McGraw-Hill 2000) and Fine Lines (Yale Univ. Press, 2015). 

Kurt has served on the faculty of New York’s Interfaith Seminary for 12 years and, for 25 years was associated there with the American Museum of Natural History. In 2016 he became host for Unity.Earth’s Convergence radio series at VoiceAmerica, a series featuring global change-makers. He serves on the Executive Committee of the United Nations NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns.

Originally monk in the Christian contemplative tradition, Kurt has extensive training in philosophy and comparative religion and also a PhD in Evolution and Ecology.  He is author of over 200 scientific articles and seven books, along with further articles at Kosmos Journal, The Contemplative Journal, Evolution Institute, Integral Life with Ken Wilber and peace studies with Philip Hellmich of the SHIFT Network.

Kurt is a member or founder of The Evolutionary Leaders, the international Contemplative Alliance, the Gaiafield and Subtle Activism Networks, the Self Care to Earth Care network, the UN NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, the NGO Forum 21 Institute, and the UN Committee for International Yoga Day, and is President of the Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences.