Hello! I’m Casper ter Kuile.
I'm helping to build a world of joyful belonging. In the midst of enormous changes in how we experience community and spirituality, I connect people and co-create projects that help us live lives of greater connection, meaning, and depth. Nothing makes me happier than learning from religious tradition and reimagining it for our context.
My home is The On Being Project. As Executive Director and Director of Possibility of the Impact Lab, my work supports 21st century formation—nourishing, accompanying, and emboldening people to become who they are called to be.
This follows three years collaboratively leading How We Gather, mapping and convening leaders on the front edge of community, spirituality and social change. Our team authored multiple reports, including How We Gather and Care of Souls, and has been covered in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Atlantic. In 2018, we formally joined the growing On Being Project.
I hold Masters of Divinity and Public Policy degrees from Harvard University, and remain a Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School.
Since 2016, I’ve co-hosted the award-winning podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, where we engage a contemporary classic through ancient sacred reading practices. We tour regularly and have had over seven million downloads in the last year. Before moving to the United States, I co-founded Campaign Bootcamp and the UK Youth Climate Coalition - both training and mobilizing young activists.
My husband Sean Lair and I live in Cambridge, MA.
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