MAIN LECTURE ARCHIVE

THE TEMENOS ACADEMY LECTURE ARCHIVE contains lectures by eminent speakers on a wide range of topics in philosophy, the arts, ecology and social concerns – these are available for immediate viewing or listening through the links below (most recent first):

 

 

16th February 2021

Bringing Light to the World: Our Deepest Human Vocation (Audio)

PDF:  Here

Dr Jeremy Naydler

 

19th October 2020

Plotinus and the Planets

Tom Bree

 

7th October 2020

Dante’s Journey in Gothic Cathedral Design

Tom Bree

 

28th September 2020

From ‘Smart Planet’ to Sacred Earth

Dr Jeremy Naydler

 

16th October 2019

The Learning of the Imagination in a Perennial Psychology

Sir Nicholas Pearson, Bt

 

9th October 2019

The Singing Masters of my Soul  YEATS: Poet and Prophet

John F Deane

 

1st October 2019

The Inkling Owen Barfield, Jesus, and the Evolution of Consciousness

Dr Mark Vernon

 

10th September 2019

Journey of Inner transformation

Professor Ravi Ravindra

 

11th February 2019

The Divinity of Man – Marsilio Ficino’s Vision for a Happier Life

Valery Rees

 

20th November 2018

The Seed of Nobility

Andrew Frisardi

 

19th November 2018

The Dream of Leah and Rachel: Art and Purification in PURGATORIO

Andrew Frisardi

 

8th October 2018

THE ANNUAL YEATS LECTURE

Yeats’s Book of Numberless Dreams: his Notebook, ‘Visions: 1898 – 1901’, and the Irish ‘Unwritten Tradition’

Professor Warwick Gould, FRSL

 

10th July 2018

Poetry Reading: Pilgrims of the Soul

 John F Deane, James Harpur

 

9th July 2018

The Return of Gaia

Jules Cashford

 

8th May 2018

Small Gods: An Earth That Thinks in Myth

Dr Martin Shaw

 

24th January 2018

Science and Spiritual Practices

Dr Rupert Sheldrake

 

5th December 2017

Jacob Boehme and the Mysteries of the Will

Dr Stephen Cross

 

21st November 2017

Sassetta, a Poor Knight and a Wedding

Christopher P Wood

 

10th October 2017

An Exploration of the Poetic Imagination

James Harpur

 

27th September 2017

C S Lewis: the ‘imaginative man’, the self and the Other

Colin Duriez

 

10th April 2017

Science and the Sacred

Professor Ravi Ravindra

 

14th March 2017

The Transformation of Reality in Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

Valentin Gerlier

 

8th December 2016

THE INKLINGS: Tolkien, the Green Man and the Mythology of England

John Matthews

 

7th November 2016

THE INKLINGS: Owen Barfield: Knowledge, Poetry & Consciousness

Revd Dr Malcolm Guite

 

4th October 2016

Meister Eckhart and the Purpose of Creation

Dr Joseph Milne

 

16th June 2016

The Brightest Heaven of Invention

Patterns of Love and Mercy in Shakespeare’s History Plays

Valentin Gerlier

 

10th March 2016

Stevie Wishart and VOICE

 

11th February 2016

Until the Dragon Comes

Grahame Davies & Kevin Crossley-Holland

 

10th December 2015

The Body and its Symbolism

Annick de Souzenelle

 

26th November 2015

Re-Imagining the Grail Quest

Professor Kim Samuel

 

27th October 2015

The Hoopoe Shows the Way: An Ancient yet Contemporary Symbol of the Soul’s Guide

Belinda Hunt

 

19th October 2015

Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Dr Malcolm Guite

 

1st December 2014

Looking Forward to Tradition: Timeless Truths and Modern Delusions

Dr Harry Oldmeadow

 

17th June 2014

T S Eliot and Kathleen Raine: Two Contemplative Poets

Professor Grevel Lindop

 

19th September 2013

Symbolism of the Plains Indian Sun Dance

Chief James Trosper

 

18th March 2013

Divine Love in Early Persian Prose

Professor William  Chittick

 

13th November 2012

IN SEARCH OF THE GOOD SOCIETY

The Moral Mumble

Camila Batmanghelidjh

 

1st November 2012

IN SEARCH OF THE GOOD SOCIETY

The Politics of the Soul

Professor John Milbank

 

10th October 2012

IN SEARCH OF THE GOOD SOCIETY

The Law of Help: John Ruskin & the Battle for a Good Society

Howard Hull

 

3rd September 2012

The Heart of the Spiritual Quest in India

Dr Ravi Ravindra

 

5th July 2012

IN SEARCH OF THE GOOD SOCIETY

The Virtuous Society

Dr Joseph Milne

 

6th February 2012

The Science Delusion

Dr Rupert Sheldrake

 

13th September 2011

The E F SCHUMACHER CENTENARY LECTURE

Is Small Still Beautiful?

Satish Kumar

 

4th November 2010

The Arthurian Poems of Charles Williams

Professor Grevel Lindop

 

14th September 2010

Spiritual Search – East and West: Part 2

Dr Ravi Ravindra

 

13th September 2010

Spiritual Search – East and West: Part 1

Dr Ravi Ravindra

 

2nd September 2010

The Role of the Grail in Henri Corbin’s Thought

Dr John Carey

 

1st April 2010

Archetypal Patterns in Von Eschenbach’s Parzival

Jules Cashford

 

 13th July 2009

Nature and Modern Science

A Dialogue: Rupert Sheldrake and Joseph Milne

 

5th July 2007

The Learning of the Imagination: What the Romantics can teach us

Professor Grevel Lindop

 

January 2004

Philip Sherrard:  His Life and Work

Bishop Kallistos Ware