Healing This Wounded Earth : With Compassion, Spirit and the Power of Hope
The world is seriously wounded threatened by violence egocentricity and mass consumerism. Government intervention alone will never solve society's problems. We need personal responsibility and healing on a global scale. This carefully researched book skillfully weaves science and spirituality with philosophy and ancient wisdom using potent imagery of the Wounded Healer embodied in the life of Jesus Christ the story of the healing centaur Chiron and the work of the indigenous shaman. Through suffering his own physical and mental wounds the Wounded Healer acquires a special empathy for recognizing and healing the wounds of others. This book is full of hope as it speaks to a palpable global shift towards holistic and spiritual values. Through the healing needs of relationship our economy our environment and the living Gaia and finally the curing professions of pastoral and medical care it shows how we may all become catalysts for social change for a happier and more peaceful world.
- Paperback | 303 pages
- 142 x 221 x 17mm | 367g
- 16 Mar 2011
- John Hunt Publishing
- O Books
- New Alresford, United Kingdom
We have entered into a new era of transformation, perhaps the most significant one in the history of humanity - This lovely book puts us in touch with healing principles of spirituality and compassion throughout our lives so that we may all become catalysts for social change...with all of our hearts and minds and souls. (Paul H. Ray, PhD, anthropologist and sociologist, co author of The Cultural Creatives - How 50 Million People are Changing the World) She paints an inspiring picture of a possible future in which the soul takes its rightful place at the core of healing. (Dawson Church PhD, author of The Genie in Your Genes)
About Eleanor Stoneham
Dr Eleanor Stoneham is a science research postgraduate of Sheffield University. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant Tax Practitioner and Independent Financial Adviser and a verger in the Anglican Church.