ReEnchantment: The New Australian Spirituality
The spiritual quest is timeless and ongoing.
For David Tacey, the quest incorporates key issues such as the
redefining of our human identity, a new consciousness about Aboriginal
reconciliation, a recognition of youth culture and its spiritual
directions, a quest for environmental integrity, our responsibility to
community and to each other. Ultimately,
the quest is for a re-enchantment that enables us to overcome our
alienation, allowing us, and the beginning of this new century, to build a
more harmonious and integrated Australian society.
"Here, with great exuberance, his David Tacey's visionary scholarship and devotion to purpose -- clearing away the cobwebs and slander and overburden which have stifled and diminished the culture of spirituality in Australia."
"David's work is not just about spirituality; it is, in its function and its lilt, profoundly spiritual -- vibrantly so -- in that it cultivates and heartens and defends the deepest, most true and lovely possibilities of this country."
"In this tough-minded book David Tacey defines a sense of self and world which arises from a close analysis of Australian society and the imaginative resources we have come to draw on to carry us through into the new millennium. It offers both hope and a challenge, an opportunity, he says, to lead the world."
- Veronica Brady