Founder, Inner Pathway; Professor of Religious Studies, University of Redlands
Fran Grace is founding director of the non-profit organization, Inner Pathway, dedicated to the inspirational values common to all religions: truth, compassion, inner peace, joy, unconditional love, humor and beauty. www.innerpathway.com.
<br> She serves as Professor of Religious Studies and Steward of the Meditation Room at the University of Redlands (CA), where she is a pioneer of a contemplative approach to university education. She has a Ph.D. in religion from Princeton Theological Seminary and M.A. in Government from University of Texas at Austin.
<br> Her recent book (2019) is The Power of Love, groundbreaking in its affirmation of love as a pathway for people of widely differing viewpoints. See also her book, Meditation and the Classroom (2011) and numerous other publications and media, including appearances on CSPAN and NPR.