Nicholas Buxton was born in Singapore and grew up in London. He has a PhD in Buddhist philosophy and is currently a parish priest in the Church of England. Interests include noodle bars and coffee shops. Other publications include: 'Creating the Sacred: Artist as Priest, Priest as Artist' in Arya, R. (Ed.), Contemplations of the Spiritual in Art, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2013. 'Not Exactly a Selling Point: Religion and Reality TV' in Thomas, L. (Ed.), Religion, Consumerism and Sustainability: Paradise Lost? London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 'Seeing the Self as Other: Televising Religious Experience' in Deacy, C. and Arweck, E. (Eds), Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009. 'Stability' in Holdaway, G. (Ed.), The Oblate Life: A Handbook for Spiritual Formation, Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2008.