Dr. Arik Greenberg

Scholar, author, and lecturer on the subject of Religion and spirituality.


Dr. Arik Greenberg is a scholar, author, and lecturer on the subject of Religion. An ardent advocate of religious tolerance and interfaith dialogue, he is the founder of the Institute for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice.

Arik Greenberg received his Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, in 2005. Dr. Greenberg specializes in New Testament and the religions of the Greco-Roman world with a particular focus on the diversity of belief within early Christianity. An aspiring polymath, he has also studied a number of world religions and his academic work bears the footprint of his interfaith background and reflects his desire to foster a model for modern religious tolerance. He currently serves on the faculty of Loyola Marymount University. He is also the founding president of the Institute for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice.

In 2018, Dr. Greenberg received the Youth for Human Rights International Award for his dedication to interfaith and social activism. 


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A Call to Prayer for Peace and Freedom

The Christchurch, New Zealand Shootings—full text of speech delivered at United for Human Rights’ Stand Together Dr. Arik Greenberg March 30, 2019 (at the Lebanon Theater, Church of Scientology, Los Angeles) Unabridged, original version of speech. Brenton Tarrant, a...

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Phony Christians And Their Hate-filled Flavor Of The Month

I was reminded recently of something that happened a few years ago, but which I had neglected to share with you, my friends.  In June of 2015, the Institute for ReligiousTolerance, Peace and Justice received a letter in the mail that had no return address.  The...

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