"A religious person is the one who holds God and fellow human being in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair."

Abraham J. Heschel


Revd Dr Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski (the founding-editor) was born in Poland (1964), is a lecturer in Patristics at the University of Chichester (UK) and vicar of St. John the Divine Richmond (Surrey) www.3rd-eye.org.uk. Between 1984-1998 he was a member of the Polish Province of the Dominican Order, and between 1996-1998 a lecturer at the Dominican House of Study in Warsaw. He gained his PhD from the University of Warsaw (Department of Philosophy) in 1997. In 1998 he was received to the Church of England. He published in journals in Poland (e.g: "Tygodnik Powszechny", Znak", "W Drodze", "WAM") and in the United Kingdom (e.g. "Theology"). His recent publications include "Clement of Alexandria. A Project of Christian Perfection", T&T Clark-Continuum (2008), "The Apostles' Creed. The Apostles' Creed and its Early Christian Context", T&T Clark-Continuum (2009). More

  Prof Stanislaw Obirek, born in 1956, is a professor at Łódź University. His academic interests include the History of Jewish-Polish relations, the Jesuit contribution to global culture, inculturation, the dialogue between the religions, cultures and civilizations, and language in religion. Between 1956–2005 he was a member and academic teacher in the Jesuit Order in Poland. He studied philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy at the Jesuit College, Cracow (1978-1980); theology at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology, Naples, Italy (1980-1983); theology in the Faculty of Theology of the Gregorianum, Rome (1983-1985); and in 1994 he gained a PhD in Divinity at the Pontifical Academy of Theology, Cracow. In 1997 he gained his habilitation dissertation from the Faculty of History of Jagiellonian University.
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Rabbi Dr  Charles H Middleburgh is the Rabbi to the Progressive Congregations of Wales and Ireland, and is also Honorary Director of Studies at Leo Baeck College in London, the premier seminary for the training of Progressive Rabbis in Europe.  He has a BA Hons in Ancient and Medieval Hebrew with Aramaic and Syriac and a PhD in Aramaic Studies.  A former Executive Director of the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues (now known as Liberal Judaism) Rabbi Middleburgh is particularly interested in environmental and conservation issues.

Imam Dr Mamadou Bocoum is presently head of the Library and a lecturer at the Muslim College, London and a Chaplain at Ford Prison, Sussex. He has a BA in Arabic Language and travelled extensively throughout the Muslim world, which has expanded his understanding of traditional Islamic scholarship. In 1998, Mamadou moved to the United Kingdom to cultivate his appreciation of Islam as it is understood in the West. Having obtained his MA in Islamic Studies in 2003 he went on to pursue a certificate in Imamship in 2004 and a PhD in Islamic Studies, which he was awarded in 2009. He is committed to interfaith work and has participated in various interfaith activities, lecturing on both the development and maintenance of relations between the Abrahamic faiths. 
  Dr Sarah Corrie is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has extensive experience in both public and private sector services. She runs her own practice as well as working as a freelance lecturer, trainer and writer. Sarah is Programme Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy run by Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in conjunction with Royal Holloway, University of London and is also a faculty member of the Professional Development Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Counselling Psychology from the University of Surrey , her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Canterbury Christchurch College and undertook her post-doctoral training in cognitive therapy at the University of Oxford . Further details about Sarah and her work and publications are available at: http://www.sarahcorrie.com
  Dr Tomasz Zukowski (born 1969) is a senior lecturer in the 20th and 21st Century Literature Department of The Institute of Literary Research at the Polish Academy of Science.  His academic interests include Polish poetry in the postwar period and public discourse, especially with regards to the construction of group identity. He has analysed this subject in various publications on Shoah; he is co-author of the volume "Stosowność i forma. Jak opowiadać o Zagładzie?" (Universitas, Kraków 2005).  From 2002-2004 he coordinated the revision of the textbooks used in Polish universities on the subjects of social, ethnic and sexual minorities, part of a programme run by the Association Against Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia.  Since 2000 he has worked as one of the editors of the Polish Quarterly "No Dogma" ("Bez Dogmatu"). He publishes in "Teksty Drugie", "Pamiętnik Literacki", "Przegląd" and "La Nouvelle Alternative".
   Dr Jadwiga Sebesta, was born on 17 July 1979.  She gained her PhD from the Catholic University of Lublin (Institute of Dogmatic Theology). She is interested in philosophy, art and psychiatry. She has published in Roczniki Teologiczne, Personalism and Twoja Muza. She writes for the Polish journal  Aspekty Filozoficzno-Prozatorskie.
   Dr Karin Wawrzynek geboren 1980 in Bad Windsheim (Deutschland). Sie hat Germanistik an der Katholischen Universität Johannes Paul II. in Lublin (Polen) studiert. Außerdem hat sie bereits sowohl selbständig als auch in Zusammenarbeit mit Jadwiga Sebesta, Artikel in polnischer und deutscher Sprache, deren theologischer Inhalt, mittels der Literatur – und Kulturgeschichte veranschaulicht wird. Zur Zeit ist sie Doktorandin der Germanistik(KUL) und spezialisiert sich auf dem Gebiet der Literatur – und Kulturwissenschaft. Zudem arbeitet sie mit Studenten und Ăźbt die Funktion eines Tutors der jĂźngeren Jahrgänge aus. Korrespondenz in deutscher Sprache schicken Sie bitte an Karin Wawrzynek: mailto 
   Magdalena Ciszewska (Polish Editor) born in 1960 in Poznan. She studied theatrology at University Jagielonski in Cracow. Magdalena worked as editor in 'W Drodze' and secretary to the editorial board of monthly magazines (e.g. "Press"). She has translated many books from English into Polish.
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