Here is a guide to most of my writing, with links, (for the rest see Blog Index in main menu); this page is the simplest and best means of access. On a smartphone the articles may not be easy to find; they are available to the right of the list under the menu item Articles Index. On some tablets clicking on Articles Index in the main menu does not work if you merely touch on the screen; you may have to click on it with a keyboard attached. Even on a desktop, the whole dropdown menu may not be visible. In all cases, click on the links from this page.
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There are three sections on this page: Christianity, Spirituality and Politics, and Astrology.
My latest project is a series of articles called Why Christianity Must Change or Die. Why is this important on a website called Spirituality in Politics? In the United Kingdom our Establishment is closely linked with the Church of England; our Head of State is its governor. In the USA it is frequently reported that nobody could become President if they declared that they didn’t believe in God, which obviously means the Christian God. So both nations are steeped in Christianity. What if the whole thing were an illusion? Surely we would then want to build a society on stronger foundations. There is an Introduction. There will also be a series within a series called Significant Moments Within Church History; click here for the Introduction, and for the first in the series The Council of Nicaea. Following on from that, before the second significant moment, there will be a series considering the question Was Jesus Divine? At the moment there is the Introduction, part 1 The Adoptionist Problem, part 2 The Jewish Messiah, part 3 The Eschatological Prophet, part 4 Shakespeare’s Heretical Play, and part 5, The Resurrection of Jesus – part 1. There then follows a summary with conclusions of the material so far. Then there is part 6, Was Jesus Married?
Here is a guide to earlier articles:
There is an introductory section, containing four articles, where I outline the possible foundations of a spiritual society: 1) Metaphysics in a Spiritual Society, 2) The Spirit of Guidance, 3) Divination, and 4) Raynor C. Johnson: The Imprisoned Splendour
I then argue for politics of the centre, a balance of left and right, from a Taoist perspective (click here).
I then argue against Socialism as a way of changing the world, preferring a spiritual perspective (click here).
The next main article is entitled The Role of the Citizen in a Spiritual Society, which has an appendix Reflections on Eastern and Western Spirituality. There are three articles preparatory to this: The Superorganism, a Challenge to Materialist Science, Is the Earth a Superorganism?, and Humanity as Part of the Superorganism.
The next article is intended to follow on from the last section, and is called A Vision for a Spiritual United Kingdom Outside the European Union. This has been prepared by a series of blogposts which argue for leaving the European Union (click here).
I have also written a book exploring the possibility that there might be something meaningful in Astrology, called Homage to Patric Walker. It is not published on this website, but you can currently find the early parts of it at medium.com. Click on each entry for links.
chapter 1: “Astrology is Bunk, Just Ask Any Scientist.” (some evidence that scientists are not necessarily the best judges)
chapter 3: “How did you do it? How did you know?” (this discusses sun-sign, newspaper astrology)
While you are here, here a few great pictures.