Quest for the Sacred
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We expect antidepressants to make people feel better (or perhaps worse) but are surprised to hear that they make people feel more or less spiritual. Here is the first study of the spiritual side effects of antidepressants.
“How can we fix it?”is often our first question when we learn about the magnitude of the environmental crisis. But there are deeper questions beneath that urge to help, says Fred Bahnson, director of the Food, Health & Ecological WellBeing Program at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Bahnson is the author of Soil and Sacrament and an award-winning writer whose essays have appeared in Harpers, Orion, The Sun, Christian Century, and Best American Spiritual Writing.
We spoke with Bahnson about the limits of activism and what an earthier Christianity might look like.