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Beshara magazine

Beshara magazine

'Beshara' used to be one of my favourite magazines, based in Sufism but including a very wide range of perspectives. Eventually they got into financial difficulties and the magazine ceased publication. I never thought I'd see it again. However I have just discovered it has reappeared with a new life online! I am including here a link which takes you to their collection of deep articles.

SPIRITUALITY & POLITICS

Whether it’s ‘mindfulness’ or ‘mysticism’, it has a problematic relationship with politics.

What’s Radical Now?

What’s Radical Now?

1998 pamphlet on political implications of green spirituality.

Sweat Your Prayers

Sweat Your Prayers

Review of a book about Five Rhythms dance by Gabrielle Roth.

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

how not to do 'politics & spirituality'

Some thoughts about the difficult pursuit of the political holy grail.

BIG PICTURE THEORISTS

Efforts to understand how things really are.

Teilhard de Chardin and Beyond

Teilhard de Chardin and Beyond

How a heretical Catholic theologian got to some key problems about the globalising world.

Exploring the Universe Story

Exploring the Universe Story

How can we as humans relate to evolution and the cosmos?

Thomas Berry
Guest Article

Thomas Berry

Selected Quotes

Quotations from Thomas Berry’s books about the amazingness of life and the universe.