The World Prayers Project is profoundly grateful for the generous support and blessings of our Advisory members. Their caring and guidance is invaluable to our work.
- Rev. Ronald Bedrick
Faculty, The Chaplaincy Institute
Rev. Ron Bedrick is a spiritual healer, director, teacher and organizational consultant. He has studied with Sufi, Kabbalistic and Christian spiritual healers. Rev. Bedrick is licensed by the Institute of Heartmath to train individuals and organizations in scientifically-based techniques that enhance health, inner balance, clarity and effectiveness. He is a firm believer in humor, laughter, and joy in order to find the deeper purpose and meaning of one's life.
- Rev. Marcus Braybrooke
President, World Congress of Faiths
Rev. Braybrooke is a vicar near Oxford, England, and a key figure in world inter-religious affairs. He is President of the World Congress of Faiths, Patron of the International Interfaith Centre, Co-Founder of the Three Faiths Forum and an International Peace Councillor. He is the author of a number of best-selling inter-faith books and inspirational works, including 1000 World Prayers, Pilgrimage of Hope, Bridge of Stars, What Can We Learn from Islam and Learn to Pray.
- Avram Davis, Ph.D.
Founder and Director, Chochmat HaLev
Avram Davis, Ph.D. is founder and director of Chochmat HaLev and Associate Director of the Jewish Arts, Culture and Torah School. He received his BA and MA in Jewish Studies and PhD in Comparative Philosophy. He also has studied at Yeshiva Adar Torah, Yeshiva Mossas Rav Kook and Yeshiva Bratzlav. Avram's meditation training has included periods with Jewish and non-Jewish teachers. He is the author of: The Way of Flame, Judaic Mysticism, Eye of Blessing, and Meditation From the Heart of Judaism.
- Doug George-Kanentiio
Author & Trustee, National Museum of the American Indian
Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk (Iroquois Nation), is the former editor of the news journal Akwesasne Notes, co-founder of the Native American Journalists Association and member of the Board of Trustees for the National Museum of the American Indian. He also serves as a contributing columnist for the bi-monthly publication, News from Indian Country and the author of the books, Iroquois Culture and Skywoman.
- Alan Godlas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Religion, University of Georgia
Dr. Godlas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Georgia. In addition, he is the Co-Director of the UGA-Morocco Maymester program. At UGA he teaches Islamic Studies and Arabic courses (and sometimes Persian and Ottoman Turkish) as well as a survey course on the world's religions. Dr. Godlas is the creator and developer of an award winning website on Islam.
- V. V. Raman, Ph.D.
Director, Metanexus Institute
Dr. Raman is an Emeritus Professor of Physics & Humanities at Rochester Institute of Technology, currently serving on the board of the Metanexus Institute of the Templeton Foundation and the Executive Council of IRAS (Institute of Religion in an Age of Science). He has devoted many years to the study and elucidation of Hindu culture and religion. As a scientist and humanitarian Dr. Raman has effectively bridged the gulf between the heart and the mind with poetic wisdom and inner vision.
- Tansukh (TJ) Salgia, Ph.D.
President, Bramhi Jain Society
Dr. Salgia is the founding president of Bramhi Jain Society U.S.A. and a current director of the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN). He has also founded many Jain and Asian organizations, such as Federation of Jain Association in North America (JAINA), International Mahavir Jain Mission (Sidhhachalam), Mahavir World Vision, Asian American Federation of Cleveland and Asian American Service Council (Columbus).
See also our Board of Directors.