The Covid pandemic is a wake up call to save planet earth. Monotheistic religions are dismissed as writing off creation. So the creation-friendly Celtic Christian tradition becomes vital. For 1700 years Christianity has been hostage to colonial frameworks. In contrast the early churches in Celtic lands loved the poor, followed indigenous patterns and evolved monastic ‘villages of God’ which included all people and aspects of life. We will explore a new Celtic uprising.
Ray Simpson is Founding Guardian of the international Community of Aidan and Hilda. Author of forty books on biblical and Celtic Christianity, he has lectured in several continents. He has a house on England’s Holy Island of Lindisfarne where the Community offers retreats and spiritual direction.