Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Friday, March 28, 2014,
This week I'm working on something very very important!
The American Correctional Association which sets the standards for all correctional systems in the United States, is currently working on creating a standard for qualifications for Administrators who oversee prison religion programs. There is strong conversation in their corner, that training in religious pluralism or a background in world religions is not necessary to be hired to oversee religion programs in state and federal p...
Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Wednesday, October 24, 2012,
Greetings from Florence, Italy.
Much has happened since my last entry. As I said before, a number of the foremost thinkers and leaders in religion & spirituality and the world peace and planetary sustainability movements are here and I am honored to represent our communities and to share some of my thoughts before them.
I have been very active in all of the meetings here at Awakened World and have had the honor of being a speaker at two plenaries and several other significant presentations. I... Continue reading ...
Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Saturday, October 30, 2010,
The World Forum of Spiritual Culture, Astana, Kazakhstan October 18-20 2010
Speech by Rev. Patrick McCollum Copyright 9/12/2010 . Mr.President, Members of the Parliament, Distinguished Colleges, and Ladies and Gentlemen:
As humankind continues to multiply and compete for resources, we see a devastating effect both upon one another and on the planet we call home. These shifts and changes are brought about mostly through cultural, religious, and political ideologies, which often manifest as...