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What exactly is inter-spirituality? – See William Keepin's article in this FREE eBOOK: Song of the Earth

Keepin Song of the Earth

What exactly is inter-spirituality?

Probably the best introductory article is by William Keepin. It is entitled ‘InterSpirituality: Bridging the Religious and Spiritual Traditions of the World’.

It is to be found at – p194 – of this wonderful free ebook online as a PDF – The editors are Maddy Harland and William Keepin.


The CONTENTS of the book are;

Foreword Mark Richmond ix
Introduction Maddy Harland & William Keepin xi

1 The Holistic Worldview
Inner Net of the Heart: William Keepin 2
The Emerging Worldview of Oneness
Towards A Biomimicry Culture Elisabet Sahtouris 18
of Cooperation
A Gaian Worldview Ross Jackson 25
The Dual Origin of the Universe May East 36
Living the New Worldview: Hildur Jackson 41
Global Justice & Saving Three Billion
Years of Evolution
Human Being as Miniature Galaxy William Keepin 47

2 The Awakening & Transformation of Consciousness
Earth as Sacred Community Thomas Berry 52
The Urgent Need for Spiritual Awakening Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo 58
Spiritual Responsibility at a Time Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee 63
of Global Crisis
Living in Auroville: a Laboratory of Evolution MARTI 73
Who Am I? Why Am I Here? Hildur Jackson 81
Living the New Worldview
The Great Transformation: The Opportunity David Korten 91
The Great Turning Joanna Macy 93
& Chris Johnstone
The Shambhala Warrior The Venerable Dugu Choegyal Rinpoche 99


3 Reconnecting With Nature
Ancient Prophecies and The Vision Quest Hanne Marstrand Strong 102
as a Path to Oneness
The Declaration of the Sacred Earth Gathering The Wisdom Keepers 108
Riding the Paradox: A Colourful Middle Way Pracha Hutanuwatr 110
& Jane Rasbash
The Bioregional Vision Gene Marshall 116
Voices of our Ancestors Dhyani Ywahoo 118
Pathways to Integration: Maddy Harland 120
Rediscovering the Song of the Earth
Seeding the Round Planet Stephan Harding 127
Japanese Haiku MARTI 129
4 Health & Healing
The World as a Holowave: Dieter Duhm 134
Theory of Global Healing
Planetary Healing: Maddy Harland 142
A New Narrative
Healing Ourselves Maddy Harland 148
The Power of Reconciliation and Forgiveness Duane Elgin 155
The Intelligent Heart Michael Stubberup 163
& Matias Ignatius
Peace Circle Dialogues: Karambu Ringera 170
I Am Because You Are
The Cracked Mirror Wangari Maathai 174
Maher – Rising to New Life: William Keepin 179
Interview with Lucy Kurien
Health in the Global South Rashmi Mayur 185
A Healthy Lifestyle Dr Cornelia Featherstone 187
The Dream of the Children Sabine Lichtenfels 190


5 Socially Engaged Spirituality
InterSpirituality: Bridging the Religious William Keepin 194
and Spiritual Traditions of the World
The Spiritual Imperative Satish Kumar 202
Guidelines for Socially Engaged Spirituality William Keepin 214
Silence and the Sacred: William Keepin 220
Interview with Craig Gibsone and Robin Alfred
Spirituality in Damanhur Macaco Tamerice 235
A Brief Snapshot of Auroville, India MARTI 242
Plum Village: MARTI 244
A Spiritual Perspective on Community
The Awakening of the World, the Village, Hildur Jackson 246
the Nation and the World:
The Sarvodaya Vision for the Global Future
A Hopi Elder Speaks The Elders Oraibi 254