‘This is an opportune moment, a turning point, when things have to change.’

An opportune moment: A Friend talks to Unitarians

‘All these faith sources show that the spiritual realm is about the “interiority” of reality, about the life within.’ | Photo: Médiathèque Lafarge, Alain Le Breton.

I am a Unitarian. But I was delighted when the Quaker writer and environmental activist Alastair McIntosh agreed to give a keynote presentation to a national gathering of Unitarians in April. It was entitled ‘The Revolution Will Be Spiritual’ and delivered via a Zoom link from his home in Glasgow. Around 150 of us heard Alastair argue that a spiritual revolution is needed if we are to confront – and ultimately transform – the forces destroying our world.

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