2016-01-04T08:00:00Z The disconnection between humans and nature is perhaps one of the most fundamental problems faced by our species today. The schism between us and the natural world is arguably the root cause of most of the environmental catastrophes unraveling around us. However, until we come to terms with the depths of our alienation, we will continue to fail to understand that wh...[Read More]
2018-04-26T07:00:00Z Proverbs 22:22 enjoins the reader, "Don't take advantage of the poor just because you can." Mammon's Ecology is a systematic investigation into the mysterious nature of modern money, which confronts us with the perplexing fact that, in the global economy as it is, we take advantage of the poor whether we want to or not. We destroy natural systems whether we want to ...[Read More]
2013-01-11T08:00:00Z What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one of the most urgent social and environmental problems of the new ...[Read More]
2010-02-26T08:00:00Z In their highly selective and literal reading of Scripture, creationists champion a rigidly reductionistic view of creation in their fight against "soulless scientism." Conversely, many scientists find faith in God to be a dangerous impediment in the empirical quest for knowledge. As a result of this ongoing debate, many people of faith feel forced to choose between...[Read More]
1995-02-28T08:00:00Z In this tour de force of scholarship and vision, Ken Wilber traces the course of evolution from matter to life to mind and describes the common patterns that evolution takes in all three of these domains. From the emergence of mind, he traces the evolution of human consciousness through its major stages of growth and development. He particularly focuses on modernity...[Read More]
2012-04-01T07:00:00Z The authentic teachings of the mystery schools offer a profoundly different way of making sense of the universe and our place in it. In Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth, ecologist and Druid initiate John Michael Greer offers an introduction to the core teachings of the mysteries through the mirror of the natural world.
2012-12-04T08:00:00Z "There are no unsacred places," the poet Wendell Berry has written. "There are only sacred places and desecrated places."
What might it mean to behold the world with such depth and feeling that it is no longer possible to imagine it as something separate from ourselves, or to live without regard for its well-being? To understand the work of seeing things as an utte...[Read More]
2017-03-01T08:00:00Z Who are we, really? In The Ecology of Consciousness, a Harvard scholar and pioneer in the field of consciousness studies--well known for his groundbreaking psychedelic research with Ram Dass and Timothy Leary--presents an expansive work culminating decades of research in Eastern philosophy, shamanism, and more to guide you along the path of true consciousn...[Read More]
2011-10-02T12:17:34Z Here is an examination of the elements Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether as seen in direction, colour and breath, according to the sufi tradition. The complete natural human being is a balanced ecology of the elements. The rise, fall and mingling of the varied element-vibrations cause different thoughts, feelings and weathers. An understanding of the elements as a...[Read More]
2012-07-12T07:00:00Z Can we re-imagine our relationship to the earth--using the viewpoints and texts of the last four millennia?
Human responses to the natural world stretching back through the last 4,000 years come to life in this major new resource providing a diverse group of ecological and religious voices. It gives us an invaluable key to understanding the i...[Read More]