Rabbi Rami talks to Stephen Dinan about trends in spirituality, the adoption of spiritual practices in a more secular world, and his new book Sacred America, Sacred World: Fulfilling Our Mission in Service to All.
Stephen Dinan, a social entrepreneur and political strategist, is the founder and CEO of The Shift Network, a global provider of online transformational courses and trainings. He was previously a senior staffer at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), where he was the driving force behind the Shift in Action program; and at the Esalen Institute, where he directed and helped to create the Center for Theory and Research—a think tank for scholars, researchers, and teachers to explore human potential frontiers. A graduate of Stanford University, Dinan also holds a master’s in East-West Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council and Evolutionary Leaders groups, and the author of Radical Spirit: Spiritual Writings from the Voices of Tomorrow (New World Library, 2002). Dinan resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his family.