Rev. Bud Heckman
Rev. Bud Heckman is executive director of Religions for Peace USA (New York City) and director of outreach for the El-Hibri Foundation (Washington, DC). He served on the Interreligious Cooperation Task Force for the White House and is co-editor of the award-winning InterActive Faith: The Essential Interreligious Community-Building Handbook (Skylight Paths, 2008). With graduate degrees from the University of Chicago Divinity School and Boston University, he has served rural, urban, and suburban churches in Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut. Today he is a frequent speaker and writer on interfaith relations. Bud currently serves on TIO’s Editorial Board. He lives in Manhattan.