Eric is currently in the process of starting 60 Best, Inc., an online media company that will help people find the best news sources and blogs and the most popular articles in various categories. 60Best.com will launch in June 2012. Eric is also self-employed as an organizational development consultant and website developer, helping various clients launch, develop, and promote nonprofits and related projects.
Eric is a Unitarian Universalist and draws inspiration from a wide variety of religious traditions, especially liberal Christianity, Sufism, Taoism, and the Baha’i faith. He promotes interfaith dialogue and reconciliation based on the principle that an Almighty Power of Love is manifested in all people and the whole universe, and that many spiritual paths and cultures have profound wisdom to offer us on the human journey.
Eric is involved in several spiritual and humanitarian organizations. He founded the Christian Universalist Association in 2007 and served as its Executive Director through 2010. He continues to serve on the CUA’s board of directors. Eric is the founding coordinator of the Center for Human Conscience, an international non-governmental organization encouraging a global culture based on universal human rights, democracy, education, and conscience. He also serves as a board member and consultant to Lotus Tribe, a progressive private school near San Francisco, California. He is a global advisor to the International University Center Haiti.
Eric Stetson is the author of a 2008 book, Christian Universalism: God’s Good News For All People, which explains how Biblical Christianity can be interpreted to teach an all-inclusive message of universal salvation. He is the editor of a new book, to be published in summer 2012, about the history and teachings of the Baha’i faith from a Unitarian perspective.
Eric has spoken at several national religious conferences, briefly led a church in 2009, and has given sermons as a substitute preacher at Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington, D.C., where he has also served as a liturgist and adult study class curriculum developer and teacher.
Eric resides in Northern Virginia. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.