IARF Publications

E-newsletter October 2008 (PDF version)

See the issue of the IARF World published in October 2003 Click here. Our World newsletter is published twice a year. It is distributed free to all members, but copies can be purchased from the Secretariat at a cost of £2.50 or US$4 (this includes package and postage). Downloadable files are also available for some prior issues. To retrieve these, click on the link at the bottom of this page.

See our report on IARF activities for 2002/2003. The report offers a summary of the organisation’s history, key activities, member groups, and financial position. Click here for Report

The Osaka Secretariat can help if you are interested in any of the following publications::.

Religious Education in Schools: Ideas & Experiences from around the World. The International Consultative Conference on School Education in Relation with Freedom of Religion and Belief, Tolerance, and Non-Discrimination, was held in Madrid, Spain in November 2001. A booklet of 11 essays on the models and practice of religious education in schools from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas was specially prepared by our Research & Issues Co-ordinator for the event. Copies are available from the Secretariat hq (at) at a cost of £2 + £1 postage and packing. Click here to view

Centennial Reflections

A book containing personal recollections of IARF over the last hundred years, is now available. Copies are available from the IARF Secretariat hq (at) at a cost of £10 + £2.50 postage and packing.


Other publications available from the Secretariat hq (at) or from the website:

The Foundation for Religious Freedom is a non-profit religious tolerance organisation run by a multi-faith Board of Directors. Their book contains practical yet compassionate advice with suggestions like “take the person to lunch” or “attend one of their church services”, real-life anecdotes, and valuable information on deeper religious questions – Cults? Brainwashing? Teen choices? Called “an excellent handbook..” by Huston Smith. Read it online (in English, French, Italian, Spanish or Hungarian) or purchase it hard copy at: Read it online in Japanese at

Proceedings: 1999 IARF Congress
Papers and workshop materials from the IARF Congress in Vancouver. $16 or £10

Religion and Human Rights in Europe
Papers of the 1994 IARF European conference held in Cluj, Romania. $8.00 or £5.00

Faith and Human Rights
Essays by Robert Traer on human rights and religious faith. $5.00 or £3.00

Ears to Hear
Seven sermons by Robert Traer on issues of faith and practice. $3.00 or £2.00

An Interfaith Dictionary
Defines key terms in interfaith dialogue and religious studies. $5.00 or £3.00

Proceedings: 1996 IARF Congress
Papers and workshop materials from the IARF Congress in Korea. Please send a donation to cover postage.

Proceedings: 1993 IARF Congress
Papers and workshop materials from Congress in Bangalore, India.

Visions of an Interfaith Future
Proceedings: 1993 Sarva Dharma Sammelana in Bangalore, India. $8 or £6.00

To inquire about any of the publications listed above, please contact us on hq (at)


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