May 22nd, 2010

A Society of one (or more)

James Cowan, who wrote a favorite book for me on the spirituality of first peoples, Messengers of the Gods, gave a lecture to students at the University of Michigan in 2000.  I did not terribly enjoy the lecture and I think  he got St. Francis at least a little bit wrong; but I thought the title was priceless: "On entering a virtual monastery; towards a definition of imaginative space."

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James Cowan's Lecture on Creativity and Spirituality