Spiritual Ecology

Look to the Land

‘Without vision the people perish.’ So wrote the poet William Blake. Lord Northbourne (1896–1982) was a man of exceptional vision, who diagnosed the sickness of modern society as stemming from the severance of its organic links with […..]

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Looking Back on Progress

Most of us are deeply committed to a cult of change. We believe in the essential beneficence of progress. We deal piecemeal with the frightening range of new problems that increasingly beset our society, but the assumptions […..]

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Mining, Metallurgy and the Meaning of Life

Do you earn your living doing what you love? Or do you work to pay for something else—family, hobby, holiday? The meaning of work has changed radically over the last few centuries. In Classical and Mediaeval times, […..]

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Who is the Earth?

Ever since the advent of ‘earth-based spiritualities’ in our time, the call to realize the Divine Immanence, to see God in the forms of the natural world and the particular events of our lives, has become paramount. […..]

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