Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Paul Kingsnorth is an English intellectual and environmentalist who has written novels, essays and poetry, contributing to publications such as The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, Le Monde, New Statesman, Granta and BBC Radio and Television. His spiritual quest was passionate and diverse. As he says, The Cross and the Machine is "an essay-length account of my journey from atheism to Orthodox Christianity, via Buddhism, witchcraft and other strange twists."
It is a beautiful, lyrical and revealing text.The Cross and the Machine originally appeared in First Things magazine: https://www.firstthings.com/article/2021/06/the-cross-and-the-machine To read more from Paul Kingsnorth, visit his website paulkingsnorth.net and his YouTube channel.
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