John Backman is a spiritual director, contributor to Huffington Post Religion, and associate of an Episcopal monastery. He is the author of Why Can’t We Talk? Christian Wisdom on Dialogue as a Habit of the Heart (SkyLight Paths) and has presented at a range of conferences, including the Parliament of the World’s Religions.
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