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Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth’s style is relaxed, lively and direct. She is comfortable in any format, from conference keynotes to political rallies to church gatherings. Her talks are tailored to the specific interests and needs of each audience and they are brought alive by stories of her encounters and experiences as a peace activist and citizen diplomat for the past 25 years.

Current Popular Topics:

• Bearing Witness in Afghanistan: Confessions of a Peace Activist
• Showing Up: Becoming a Global Citizen
• Peace Building in the Muslim World
• The Challenge of Fundamentalism
• A Woman’s Guide to the Mystical Life


Elias Amidon

Elias is the Pir (spiritual director) of the Sufi Way International (www.sufiway.org), a contemporary and non-sectarian inner school in the direct lineage of the Indian mystic and musician Sufi Inayat Khan. He teaches and holds retreats on nondual spirituality and Sufism throughout Europe and the United States, and is known for his direct and experiential approach to spiritual realization. He also speaks on issues of interfaith understanding, nonviolence, peace, and the place of beauty in the evolution of civilization. His talks are enlivened with poetry and stories from a lifetime of service, activism, and journeys around the world.

 

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The Path of the Friend is a project of the Boulder Institute for Nature and the Human Spirit,
a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. 1644 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302 USA.