The mind changing effects of a Hindu gathering in India and an encounter with the Dalai Lama unfold in this essay.

A sailor gives her perspective on the human condition.

An appreciation of Jalaluddin Rumi

This year marks the 800th anniversary of the infamous Albigensian Crusade, a forty-year war that left southern France in ruins and thousands dead. This essay tells the story of the Cathars..

Must science and religion inevitably be in conflict, or is there ground where they can nourish each other. An Australian social scientist looks into this question and into the role of religion and spirituality in modern society.