Author: Vishvapani

Religious Responses to Wilderness (Beyond Belief on BBC Radio 4)

I am one of three speakers on this BBC radio 4 discussion programme on the spiritual significance of wilderness. Listen Here’s the text from the The Christian season of Lent is a time for recalling the forty days and nights spent by Jesus in the wilderness at the beginning of his ministry. In other faiths too the wilderness is a place of refuge, self- discovery, temptation and joy. Joining Ernie Rea to discuss the idea and experience of the wilderness are the Anglican Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, the Buddhist writer Vishvapani, and Laura Feldt, associate Professor in...

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