Dr. Kurt Johnson is a cofounder of The Interspiritual Network and author of the influential book The Coming Interspiritual Age (2013).
An associate of interfaith/interspiritual pioneers Br. Wayne Teasdale and Fr. Thomas Keating, among others, and formerly a Christian contemplative monastic himself, Kurt has also been a major part of the science/spirituality discussion for the last 40 years.
A comparative religionist with a PhD also in evolution, Kurt was associated over 25 years with the American Museum of Natural History and the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City. Co-author also of books in science (Fine Lines, 2016, On Genius in Science and Art, Nabokov’s Blues, 1999) and in international development (Ethics, Values and the New UN Development Agenda, 2016) he is also President of FIONS, co-founder of Forum 21 Institute and serves on the United Nations committees for Spirituality and Global Affairs and International Yoga Day. He travels widely as part of transformational programs and events.