WHAT’S NEXT? THESE SEVEN TRAILBLAZERS ARE HELPING DEFINE THE FUTURE OF SPIRITUALITY.
Read the full interviews from the Spiritual Radicals in S&H's January/February 2021 Issue
These seven spiritual leaders represent a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and traditions. They are creating change on the ground, touching lives, and helping to define the future of spirituality.
Brian McLaren is a prolific author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. He is a former church founder and pastor and is a leader in what is being called “Emergence Christianity.” It’s a post-colonial, postmodern Christianity. His numerous books include Faith After Doubt, The Great Spiritual Migration, A New Kind of Christian, and the upcoming Do I Stay Christian?
Reverend Aline Silva is a Baptist pastor and preacher, and a member of the queer community. She has a profound passion for an intersectional approach to community outreach, which is a central focus in her work with Creature Kind, and a firm belief in the power of radical love.
Rabbi Wayne Dosick is a spiritual teacher and counselor, author, and the founder and spiritual guide of The Elijah Minyan in San Diego, California. He is a radical advocate for diversity and transdenominationalism in the Jewish community. His upcoming book, Radical Loving: One God, One World, One People hits shelves April 2, 2021 and can be pre-ordered today.
Emily Qureshi-Hurst is a doctorate of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on philosophical questions surrounding the intersection of religion and science. Emily's doctoral work justifies the possibility of a friendly and collaborative relationship between science and religion to answer some of humankind’s most unanswerable philosophical questions—a truly radical notion.