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Voices of Creation Spirituality

Whose are the voices that articulate Creation Spirituality?
To quote Matthew Fox, who has articulated it most emphatically and clearly:
"every one of us is a version of Creation Spirituality..."

Some voices have echoed widely across history and place to inspire and teach Creation Spirituality...

Who else would you add? (Comment below)
Meister Eckhart
Hildegard of Bingen
Julian of Norwich
Howard Thurman
Matthew Fox
Joanna Macy
Brian Swimme
Nancy Abrams & Joel Primack


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Comment by Jason Hernandez on December 16, 2013 at 3:20pm

Huh, no one mentioned the most obvious: Francis of Assisi.

I also would nominate one whom few seem to have heard of: Erwin Raphael McManus, author of The Barbarian Way.  Whenever someone asks for recommendations of Christian books, The Barbarian Way is really the only one I feel I can in good conscience recommend.

Comment by Phila Hoopes on March 22, 2012 at 5:14am

Chief Frank Fools Crow

Comment by richard meyers on March 2, 2012 at 8:20pm

Just returned to the poetry of William Wordsworth via the rereading of Zen in English Literature and Oriental Classics by RH Blyth - so those two.  Blyth offers important insights into Wordsworth especially, but also Thoreau and many others.  Wordsworth's love and response to the land I'm really enjoying right now.

Comment by Suzanne Maschmeyer on March 2, 2012 at 1:19pm

Andrew Harvey

Comment by Jody Walker on August 22, 2011 at 12:00pm
Karen, thank you for introducing me to this wonderfully wise man. I'm hooked completely. His words ring so true.
Comment by karen on August 22, 2011 at 8:18am

Hazrat Inayat Khan:


"'There is One Holy Book, the sacred manuscript of nature, the only scripture which can enlighten the reader.'

Most people consider as sacred scriptures only certain books or scrolls written by the hand of man, and carefully preserved as holy, to be handed down to posterity as divine revelation. Men have fought and disputed over the authenticity of these books, have refused to accept any other book of similar character, and, clinging thus to the book and losing the sense of it, have formed diverse sects. The Sufi has in all ages respected all such books, and has traced in the Vedanta, Zend-Avesta, Kabbala, Bible, Quran, and all other sacred scriptures, the same truth which he reads in the incorruptible manuscript of nature, the only Holy Book, the perfect and living model that teaches the inner law of life: all scriptures before nature's manuscript are as little pools of water before the ocean.

To the eye of the seer every leaf of the tree is a page of the holy book that contains divine revelation, and he is inspired every moment of his life by constantly reading and understanding the holy script of nature.

When man writes, he inscribes characters upon rock, leaf, paper, wood, or steel. When God writes, the characters He writes are living creatures.

It is when the eye of the soul is opened and the sight is keen that the Sufi can read the divine law in the manuscript of nature; and that which the teachers of humanity have taught to their followers was derived by them from the same source. They expressed what little it is possible to express in words, and so they preserved the inner truth when they themselves were no longer there to reveal it."



Comment by richard meyers on March 8, 2011 at 7:01pm

Ah Jeff,  A fine threesome! I'm a big fan of all three.

All best,



Comment by Jeff Rockwell on March 8, 2011 at 6:03pm
Walt Whitman, John Muir, Mary Oliver
Comment by Jody Walker on January 28, 2011 at 3:38am
Eckhart Tolle : The Power of Now
Comment by Rick Koobs on October 14, 2010 at 6:04pm
Yes! -- Julian of Norwich. I live 30 miles outside of Norwich, and have been to the Julian church and taken communion in her (reconstructed) cell. Eckhart... check. Lao Zi, of course. I could make a list of influences a mile long, but they all know who they are.
Comment by bob sauerbrey on August 26, 2010 at 10:06am
I'd add Diarmuid O'Murchu to this. He has been a strong voice for Creation Spirituality on all levels. A link:

Bob Sauerbrey
Comment by Jacklyn Heaton on August 26, 2010 at 5:31am
Vandana Shiva for Stolen Harvest. And for her work through Navdanya to ensure the rights of food producers to save and share their seeds.
Comment by Wylie Vashon Hughes on May 29, 2010 at 5:26pm
Amit Goswami Ph.D "The Self -Aware Universe"
Comment by richard meyers on February 5, 2010 at 8:12pm
Other much enjoyed writers are - Bill Plokin, Mary Oliver, Pure Land Buddhist writer David Brazier - 'To Love is to Die Well' ); for great writing and a passionate ride through landscape and indiginous culture issues - Jay Griffiths 'Wild'.
Comment by Mark Hathaway on February 5, 2010 at 7:50am
Leonardo Boff is yet another (For example, "Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor")
Comment by Persephone Lori Anne Agricola on February 5, 2010 at 7:20am
Dittos to Starhawk and Neil Douglas-Klotz!
Comment by Mark Hathaway on January 27, 2010 at 4:47am
Saadi Neil Douglas-Klotz (author of "Prayers of the Cosmos" and many more great books...)
Comment by lani barna on January 26, 2010 at 10:10pm
Wayne Dyer
Deepak Chopra
Neale Donald Walsh
Elizabeth Lesser
Comment by richard meyers on December 20, 2009 at 10:29pm
David Abram, Gary Snyder, Roger Deakin
Comment by bob sauerbrey on December 8, 2009 at 4:13pm
Annie Dillard.


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