Alastair McIntosh talks about the coming together of spirituality and activism to inspire social, ecological, and religious change. How do we avoid burning out in our quest for these changes? Is it spiritual grounding and discernment that can continuously renew our energy and hearts in the area of activism?
Alastair McIntosh looks at T S Elliot's 'Four Quartets' and how it shows that community regeneration is spiritual work. Alastair is a writer, lecturer, social activist, broadcaster and campaigning academic.
This first Signs of the Times talk explores “Moses as a war criminal” and “cosmic child-abuse atonement”. How does religion sanction violence, for whom, and at what spiritual cost?
This second Signs of the Times talk explores the colonisation of the soul that drives consumerism and climate change. How can we face come-what-may in the come-to-pass?
This third Signs of the Times talk explores war and climate change as jeremiads of our times. How can we deepen empathy and seek transformation of the human condition?