I have just been reviewing an article on spirituality in management for a management journal. In many ways it was a useful contribution to the growing corpus in this field, but I was struck by the author’s easy commitment to the orthodoxy that spirituality naturally leads to ‘spiritual behaviour,’ which in turn can be measured in order to decide whether or not facilitating spirituality at work makes good sense. Read More
We hear a lot about self-obsessed New Yorkers with their mandatory shrinks, with the UK opinionators bewailing the imminent import of this kind of navel-gazing to our famously repressed shores. We also hear that Blessed are the Poor, but Maslow suggests we can’t attain spiritual ‘self-actualising‘ until our material needs have been met. Read More
Is creativity spirituality and vice versa? God breathed life into the dust to create Adam – spirit and creation as one and the same action. And if the spirit is our link to the great all-knower, creativity and innovation is the act of allowing the spirit to breathe new life into old forms.
I am a Trustee of the Foundation for Church Leadership and I wrote this theology for them. Read More