Shifting the Climate Debate Onto Sacred Ground

July 2, 2015
By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Sufi teacher and author
Huffington Post

“The ecological crisis is essentially a spiritual problem.” These words spoken by an Eastern Orthodox theologian, Metropolitan John Zizioulas, at the Vatican news conference on the papal encyclical are profoundly important. The release of the encyclical was soon followed by a new study that confirmed the Earth has now entered a new extinction phase, its sixth great mass extinction event.