Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author of more than 30 books on religion and spirituality, including Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent and The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice.
Rabbi Shapiro writes a regular column for Spirituality & Health magazine called Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler and hosts the magazine’s weekly podcast, Essential Conversations with Rabbi Rami. His newest book is The World Wisdom Bible: A New Testament for a Global Spirituality.
Rabbi Shapiro received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and holds a doctorate from Union Graduate School. A congregational rabbi for 20 years, Rabbi Rami has also worked as a management consultant for Fortune 500 companies, has been initiated into the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta Hinduism, and currently directs the One River Foundation and its World Wisdom Bible project.