Paul Kingsnorth is one of the most interesting voices wrestling with the deepest questions of modernity, religion and the spiritual void in western culture.

A former pagan – and long time environmentalist – a couple of years ago he had a completely unexpected conversion to Christianity, which he outlined in his fascinating piece The Cross and the Machine:

In this conversation in Rebel Wisdom’s Digital Campfire we discussed his journey, and reflected on the deep Christian story that we’re all immersed in in the west – and if it’s even possible to move outside it?

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