ARTICLES, ACADEMIC PAPERS and BOOKS
by Alastair McIntosh, for downloading, in chronological order (most recent first)
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2020 (at press), Spiritual Activism, Atomic Theology and ‘the Bomb’ in Scotland, chapter in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace, eds. Jolyon Mitchell, Lesley Orr, Martyn Percy & Francesca Po, due May 2020.
2019 (at press), Spirituality and Social Activism, chapter with Matt Carmichael (2) in The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality and Society, ed. László Zsolnai & Bernadette Flanagan, Routledge, London, due March 2019.
279. 2018, Combined Domestic Solar & Air-to-air-source Heat Pump experience - how we cut our annual domestic energy bills from £1,400 to £102 and domestic carbon footprint by 64%, including the article Wood, Wind and Sunny Govan in Reforesting Scotland. This page gives the full energy and financial analysis for first 5 operational years of renewables technology on a Glasgow terraced house 2013-17.
277, 2018, A Perilous Neglect - Quakers, Merton & Torture, Friends Journal, USA, February, pp. 10-11.
276, 2018, The Iroquois Six Nations Address to the Western World of 40 years ago, Bella Caledonia supplement in The National, 6 January, p. 6.
274, 2018, Rembering Kenyon Wright: India's Swaraj and the Scottish Parliament, Cable Magazine, Issue 7, January (was online, Scottish international affairs).
273, 2017, Promised Land: Why Ulva? Why Land Reform?, Bella Caledonia supplement in The National, 2 December, pp. 1-7. Also on Bella's website here.
272, 2017, The PsalmBoat Project: Alastair McIntosh at Soval Lodge, Lochs News, Leurbost, Isle of Lewis, Nov 2017, pp. 12-13.
271, 2017, Some Contributions of Geopoetics to Modern Scottish Land Consciousness, Scottish Centre for Geopoetics, Conference proceedings "Expressing the Earth", Seil Island, Scotland; PDF copy of web publication.
270, 2017, "Foreword" to Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust land reform 20th anniversary brochure, Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust, pp. 1-2.
269, 2017, Robert Barclay and The Donald: reflections on binary worldview, The Friend, 5 May, pp. 10-11.
268, 2017, The Apocalypse of Three Great Floods, (commentary on Hebridean climate change legends and extract from Poacher's Pilgrimage), Dark Mountain Journal, Issue 11, pp. 87 - 93
267, 2017, Report on the GalGael Trust's visit to Iona - exploration of "spirituality", e-Coracle, April, Iona Community, Glasgow. PDF version here.
266, 2017, The Ten Beatitudes, in The Sun Slowly Rises (ed. Neil Paynter), Wild Goose Publications (Iona Community), Glasgow, pp. 133 - 136.
265. 2016, Dè Seòrsa Fuaim a tha a' Tighinn à Tùr-Cluig Falamh? What is the Sound of an Empty Belfry Chiming?, Re-Soundings, ed. Mhairi Killin & Hugh Watt, www.re-soundings.com, Graphical House, ISBN 978-0-9565200-8-1, pp. AD597 - c.1497 (bi-lingual Gaelic & English arts project on bells and artillery shells).
264. 2016, Govan Free Church Newsletter, requested reflection piece, winter 2016.
261, 2016, 'Despite hand-wringing Blair felt it part of his coming of age as a leader', Chilcot Inquiry Supplement, The Herald, Glasgow, 7 July, p. 4.
260, 2016, Poacher's Pilgrimage: an Island Journey, Birlinn, Edinburgh, hardback, ISBN 978 178027 361 7, £20, 339 pp. + xxi.
259, 2016, "Quando o Bolso Enche e o Espírito se Esvazia" - Interview by the Brazilian Jesuit agricultural journal (Portuguese with English version at the back), IHU: Instituto Humanitas Unisinos, by João Vitor Santos, tradução Moisés Sbardelotto, No. 485/XVI, 16 May.
258, 2016, Frenchgate - a Case of Quaker Agency Capture?, Bella Caledonia, 28 March. PDF version here.
257, 2015, Mantra, poem in In the Gift of This New Day, Wild Goose (Iona Community), p. 146.
256, 2015, Rummaging Through the Useful Bag, Dark Mountain Journal Issue 8 (on Technê, technology), pp. 298 - 310.
255. 2015, Canadian Quakers Yearly Meeting Lecture - Decolonising Land and Soul: A Quaker Testimony, The Sunderland P. Gardner Lecture 2015, Canadian Yearly Meeting, Ottawa, 37pp.
254. 2015, "Foreword" to Bruce Ball's The Landscape Below: Soil, Soul and Agriculture, Wild Goose Publications, Glasgow, pp. 9 - 17.
253. 2015. Living in the Carrying Stream (a reflection on intergenerational transmission, Isle of Lewis), Dioghlum: Magazine of the Kinloch Historical Society, Isle of Lewis, No. 49, July 2015, pp. 5-7.
252. 2015. Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service, book co-authored with Matt Carmichael, Green Books, Cambridge, 24 September 2015 (formal year of publication is given as 2016, apparently a publishing convention for books released late in the year), hardback, £19.99.
251. 2015. Canoe Pilgrimage to Boreray: Celtic Era Burial site at Field of the Monks in Outer Hebrides & Birth Place of the Grandfather of the First Man on the Moon, photo documentary, September, web published by Alastair McIntosh.
250. 2015. The Highland Clearances on the Isles of Lewis and Harris from the living memories of Donald J Macleod (b. 1934) of Enaclete (Uig) and Bridge of Don, compiled and web published by Alastair McIntosh.
249. 2015. Irish Quaker Annual Lecture - To become ‘the People of the Cross’: Climate Change, Violence and some Meanings of Creation in Our Times, Public Lecture to Ireland Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), delivered 10 Apr 2015, also available at this link.
248. 2015. Book review of John F. Gavin SJ's A Celtic Christology: the Incarnation according to John Scottus Eriugena, Third Way, 39:4, May 2115, p. 40.
247. 2015. Report on the Climate Change Study Visit to Scotland by Planners from Papua Province, Indonesia, Centre For Human Ecology, March 2015, co-authored with Vérène Nicolas & Sibongile Pradhan, 13 pp..
246. 2015. The People of the Cross? Blessing of a Cross of Shells by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Afghanistan War Commemoration, correspondence and items in The Friend.
245. 2015. Consultation Response to Scottish Government on Land Reform, Centre for Human Ecology, 10 February 2015.
244. 2015. Seeds of Fire, conference address on climate change and the community, The Sisters of the Cross and Passion, Larne, Northern Ireland, 8 February 2015.
243. 2015. Burning in the Name of God (The "Islamic" State), Bella Caledonia (online), 4 Feb 2015. PDF version here.
242. 2015, Scalpay Lighthouse Pathway Opening Address (13 Sept 2014), De Tha Dol, Harris Voluntary Service, Isles of Scalpay & Harris, Jan 2015, pp. 8-9.
241b. 2014, The Poit Dhubh (Black Pot) of Loch na Buaile Gharbha (Village of Leurbost, Isle of Lewis), Dusgadh, North Lochs Historical Society magazine, No 74, p. 12.
241. 2014, Lochs Agricultural Show Opening Address (26 July 2014), Dioghlum, Kinloch Historical Society, Isle of Lewis, No. 48, Dec 2014, pp. 5-6.
240. 2014, Compass Points Within Eileana Bride, in Marianna Lines, The Traveller's Guide to Sacred Scotland, Gothic Image Publications, Somerset, pp. 264-266.
239. 2014, Book review of Stephen Finlan & Vladimir Kharlamov (eds) Theōsis: Deification in Christian Theology, Vols 1 & 2, The Expository Times, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, 126(2), pp. 93-94.
238, 2014, Where Stands Our Nineveh Today?, Sermon after the Scottish Referendum, delivered at Iona Abbey, Sunday 21 September.
237. 2014, "The Rising of the Kelpies" and, "Freeing the Unicorn", two mythological poems in the anthology, Scotia Nova: Poems for the Early Days of a Better Nation, ed. Alistair Findlay & Tessa Ransford, Luath Press, Edinburgh.
236. 2014, The Net of Saint Andrew: Sectarianism and British Constitutional Theology, Bella Caledonia, 2 August.
235. 2014, Parables of Northern Seed: Anthology from BBC's Thought for the Day, Wild Goose Publications, The Iona Community, August, ISBN 9781849523028, £11.50, 144 pp..
234. 2014, "Foreword" (25 pp) to the new edition of On the Other Side of Sorrow: Nature and People by James Hunter, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh.
233. 2014, Book Review of Donald Smith's Freedom and Faith & Doug Gay's Honey from the Lion (both on theology of Scottish independence referendum), Third Way, 37:5, June, p. 40.
232. 2014, Roineabhal, Isle of Harris, Scotland in Trust: magazine of the National Trust for Scotland, (part of a feature on what's worth conserving for the future), Spring 2014, p. 47.
231. 2014, When the Ferries Fail to Sail (community resilience on the Isle of Lewis during 1966 strike of the National Union of Seamen), with Lauren Eden (1), Dark Mountain, Issue 5, Spring 2014, pp. 140-157.
230. 2014, Book review of When Soldiers Say No, edited by Andrea Ellner, Paul Robinson & David Whetham, Third Way, 37:4, May, p. 36.
229, 2014, Wood, Wind and Sunny Govan, Reforesting Scotland, Issue 48, Autumn/Winter, pp. 28-29 with endnotes. See also updated first 5 years (2013-17) full energy and financial analysis for our Glasgow terraced house with solar panels and air-sourced heat pump.
228. 2014, The Cross: Faslane submarine base Easter address - theology for 3rd Millennium, The Friend (Quakers), 11 April; also illustrated version in Reform, United Reformed Church, June edition, p. 12 and web version with the American progressive Jewish site, Tikkun.
227. 2014, What is Ancestral Time? Returning to One's Destiny, Arts & Humanities Research Council project blog, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. For non-interactive but permanent PDF version click here.
226. 2014, A Culture of Contempt: the Telegraph, R.D. Laing & Scottish Independence, Bella Caledonia opinion piece, February 19th. For non-interactive but permanent PDF version click here.
225. 2013, Book review of In Defence of War by Nigel Biggar, Third Way, 36:10, December, p. 40.
224. 2013, The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium), commentary on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, The Friend, 6 December, p. 3.
223. 2013, Book review of The Power of Silence by Graham Turner, Reform Magazine (United Reformed Church), November, p. 34.
222. 2013, Can Liberation Theology Serve Indonesia? Semper Reformanda and the Spiritual Challenges of Our Times, Sola Experientia (Jurnal Teologi), Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Jakarta (Jakarta Theological Seminary), Vol 1:2, October 2013, 121-136.
221(a). 2013, Growing up with Calvin (reflections on Island Spirituality), Third Way, 36:7, Sept 2013, pp. 24-26.
221. 2013, Island Spirituality: Spiritual Values of Lewis and Harris, Islands Book Trust, Kershader, 184 pp, price £10.
220. 2013, Keynote Address, The Future is Local, Scottish Community Alliance with Scottish Government, 26 April.
219. 2013, Book review of Fauna Scotica: Animals and People in Scotland by Polly Pullar & Mary Low, ECOS: Journal of the British Association of Nature Conservationists, 34:1, pp. 64-65.
218. 2012, Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches, co-edited with Lewis Williams (1) and Rose Roberts (2) in the Ashgate Research Companion series, Ashgate, London. Includes my chapters on "The Challenge of Radical Human Ecology to the Academy" and "Teaching Radical Human Ecology in the Academy", with a Foreword by Richard Borden of the Society for Human Ecology, 433 pp, ISBN 978-0-7546-9516-5, price £30 hardback/paperback.
218(a). 2012. The Liberation Theology of Pussy Riot, Coracle, The Iona Community, Autumn 2012, pp. 19-20.
217. 2012, The 'Sacredness' of Natural Sites and Their Recovery: Iona, Harris and Govan in Scotland, in Mallarach, J.-M., Papayannis, T. and Väisänen, R. (eds), The Diversity of Sacred Lands in Europe: Proceedings of the Third Workshop of the Delos Initiative – Inari/Aanaar 2010. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN and Vantaa, Finland: Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services - free PDF of complete volume from IUCN here.
217(a). 2012. To the Soul of the Stag, The Scottish Gamekeeper, February 2012, p. 5 (originally broadcast as a Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Scotland, 25 November 2011.)
216. 2012, Book review of 'A New Climate for Theology' by Sally McFague, Journal of the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Vol5:3, 384-6.
215. 2011, Narcissistic modern art cannot help us in these troubled times, The Guardian (Face to Faith column), 21 October, also as print version pdf linked to the Kandinsky in Govan conference (see archive).
214. 2011-12, O Donald Trump, Woe Donald Trump (poetry), EarthLines, Issue 1, May 2012, pp. 43-46 (first posted on Bella Caledonia blog 2011).
212. 2010. Foreword to Future Ethics: Climate Change and Apocalyptic Imagination, edited by Stefan Skrimshire, Continuum, London, 2010.
210. 2010. Popping the Gygian Question, Dark Mountain, Issue 1, Dark Mountain, May 2010, 101-7.
209. 2010. A Short Course in Liberation Theology, as used with participants at the GalGael Trust, 15pp. PDF.
207. 2010. What Price the Earth? Climate Change Theology Post-Cop15, WM, World Mission Council of the Church of Scotland, January, No. 33, 1.
205. 2009. Where now 'Hell and High Water'?, ECOS: Journal of the British Association for Nature Conservation, 30:(3/4), 66-77 (with 5 short book reviews in same issue), 96-98, 103).
203. 2009. Compassion (a reflection on the crofting, community and the psyche of the world), Bella Caledonia, September 09 (online journal ... or click here for Word version).
202. 2009. Review of Finlay MacLeod's (Fionnlagh MacLeòid) The Norse Mills of Lewis / Muilnean Beaga Leòdhais, The Stornoway Gazette, 16 July.
201. 2009. Review of Noel Charlton's Understanding Gregory Bateson: Mind, Beauty and the Sacred Earth (State University of New York Press, 2008), Coracle, Iona Community, 4/40, 23-24.
200. 2009, Wilderness near the end of Heaven, John Muir Trust Journal, Spring 2009, 10-11.
199. 2009, La parole et la recherche de l'unité: entretien avec Alastair McIntosh, Transitions, Numero 1, Paris (interview with Alastair McIntosh in French on Quaker consensual decision making process).
197. 2008, Land, Identity, School: Exploring Women's Identity with Land in Scotland Through the Experience of Boarding School (PDF), with Chriss Bull (1) and Colin Clark (3), Oral History: Journal of the Oral History Society, Autumn 2008, Vol. 36:2, 75 - 88.
196. 2008, Rekindling Community: Connecting People, Environment and Spirituality, Schumacher Briefing No. 15, Green Books. ISBN 978-1-900322-38-6.
195. 2008, Some Contributions of Liberation Theology to Community Empowerment in Scottish Land Reform 1991 - 2003, (4 MB PDF) Thesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Published Works undertaken with the Academy of Irish Cultural Heritages, Faculty of Arts, University of Ulster.
194. 2008, Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition, Birlinn Press, Edinburgh, 289 pp. + x, £8.99, ISBN 978-1-84158-622-9.
193. 2008, Child of the Earth (on the spirituality of a stillborn child - PDF 4MB), Third Way, Vol. 31:3, pp.8-11.
191. 2008, 'Sea Change for Fishing,' in Change and continuity in Scotland's fishing communities, Economic & Social Research Council, ESRC Seminar Series, 17-20.
190. 2008, 'Who is Your Enemy? Lafarge, NGOs and the Harris Superquarry Campaign' (PDF) - a sharing and debate between Alastair McIntosh of the Centre for Human Ecology and Michel Picard of Lafarge, in Kai Hockerts & Luk Van Wassenhove (eds), It's All Our Business: Corporate Responsibility in a Global World, INSEAD Alumni Sustainability Roundtable, INSEAD Business School, Paris, Chapter 2.3.
189. 2008, Engaging the Powers of Walter Wink - an Activist's Testimony, (PDF file) in Enigmas and Powers: Engaging the Work of Walter Wink for Classroom, Church and World, ed. D. Seiple & Frederick W. Weidmann, Princeton Theological Monograph Series No. 79, 101-112.
188. 2007, Archive of Scottish Land Reform Audio Broadcasts with Alastair McIntosh during the 1990s, listen here to 9 digitised broadcasts that reflect a little of the social history of the modern Scottish land reform movement.
187. 2007, Guest Editorial, The Participant (PDF File), Scottish Natural Heritage, Planning Aid & Royal Town Planning Institute, No. 4, 2.
185. 2006, Fire in the Bones (Theology of Spiritual Activism), Third Way, (also in PDF of original), Vol. 29, No. 7, September 2006, pp. 12 - 15. Also published in the Jan/Feb 2007 issue of Tikkun, pp. 18 - 20, the progressive American Jewish magazine - www.tikkun.org .
184. 2006, Love and Revolution (collected poetry), Luath Press, Edinburgh, 96pp, £7.99, 4 September 2006, ISBN 1-905222-58-0.
183. 2006, Entretien avec Alastair McIntosh: Quand la société civile et l'industrie s'impliquent dans une vision partagée (entretien par Béatrice Quasnik), Les Cahiers de Sol, Society for Organisational Learning, Paris, France, No. 6, Juin/June 2006, pp. 24 - 30, en PDF.
182. 2006, Review of The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature (Bron Taylor & Jeffrey Kaplan (eds.), Thoemmes Continuum, London & NY, 2 vols, £225), in ECOS: Journal of the British Association of Nature Conservationists, 27:1, pp. 116-117.
181. 2006, Land Reform: The People Find Their Voice, Reforesting Scotland, Issue 34, pp. 10-12.
180. 2006, Homage to Young Men, a "rap" (so they say!) first performed with the chart-topping duo, Nizlopi, in King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, 19 January, plus a 7 minute interview and a bit of "rap" on the MacAulay & Co Show, BBC Radio Scotland, broadcast 1010 16 February.
178. 2006, What I believe - audio interview of Alastair McIntosh by Sally Magnusson on childhood, spirituality and nonviolence, as broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland, 0803 Sunday 28 January, 27 minutes. Clicking this link should play it through your media player.
177. 2005, What is Liberation Theology? Liturgical Commentary on Adolfo Pérez Esquivel's Stations of the Cross from Latin America, 1492 - 1992, with introductions in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and the 15 images scanned and presented in both .pdf and .ppt profiles.
176. 2005, Tribute to the Late Colin Murdo Macleod, Stornoway Gazette, 17 November, p. 18.
174 2005, BBC Radio Scotland Thought for the Day (multiple contributions), 2005 - 2006.
173. 2005, The Dream Job: 21 Steps to enhance Black and Ethnic Minority opportunities in Scotland, (co-authored by Alastair McIntosh, Vérène Nicolas, Tara O'Leary, Jane Rosegrant & Nick Wilding; Foreword by Tesfu Gessesse, Chair of EMPOWER), EMPOWER, Equal, European Social Fund & Centre for Human Ecology, Edinburgh, 23 September, 28pp..
172. 2005, 3 contributions to The Encyclopaedia of Religion and Nature (2 volumes), Jeffrey Kaplan & Bron Taylor eds., Continuum International Publishing, London & NY, 2005 (www.religionandnature.com), comprising: 1) Scotland (the historical context of nature religion), 1503-1505, 2) Faerie Faith in Scotland, 633-634, and, 3) Scything & Erotic Fulfillment (vernacular work rhythms), 1507-1509.
170. 2005, Open Letter to Business: Towards Accelerating Marginal Utility, The Nature of Business, WWF International (Worldwide Fund for Nature), Switzerland, Vol. 3:1, p. 5.
169. 2005, Through the Eye of a Potato: Undertaking a CHE Thesis, address delivered at Centre for Human Ecology Thesis Day, 11 February.
167. 2005, Chronique d'une Alliance: Peuples autochtones et société civil face à la mondialisation, (the abridged French translation of Soil and Soul), Editions Yves Michel, Paris, ISBN 2 913492 30 4, €22, 351pp.. Ce blog est destiné aux lecteurs d'Alastair McIntosh afin qu'ils puissent se connaître, se faire connaître et s'exprimer sur les sujets abordés dans le livre.
166. 2004, Public School and the Platonic Ideal, Boarding Concern, Winter 2004, p. 7.
165. 2004, Corporate Ethics and the Harris Superquarry, Ecos: Journal of the British Association of Nature Conservationists, jointly with Luc Giraud-Guigues and Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud (both of WWF International), Vol. 25, Issue 2,. 44 – 52. Also on this page are contributions to the closing superquarry debate that I co-ordinated from Dan Barlow of Friends of the Earth Scotland, and Nigel Jackson, Executive Director of Lafarge Aggregates UK.
164. 2004, Land Reform, a 90 second "Pressure Point" broadcast on Scottish TV's Politics Now, transmitted 16 September 2004. Click here to read text, or if you have Windows Media Player click this video link.
162. 2004, Corporate Ethics: Stones & Spirit - Keynote address to Lafarge's corporate conference in Bergamo, Italy, delivered 17 May 2004. An edited version of this was published in The Sunday Herald (Seven Days), 23 May 2004, p. 9, as "Integrity of firm caught between a rock and a hard place."
161. 2004, Peace in the Tiger's Mouth, Chapter 16 of Seeking Cultures of Peace: a Peace Church Conversation, ed. Enns, Fernando, Holland, Scott & Riggs, Ann K., World Council of Churches (Geneva), Cascadia Publishing House (Telford, Pennsylvania) & Herald Press (Scottdale, Pennsylvania), pp. 215 - 226. Now also in PDF.
160. 2004, The Real Price of Property, Third Way, Jan/Feb, Vol. 27 No. 1, pp. 22 - 25.
159. 2004, Foreword to Europe, Globalization and Sustainable Development, ed. Barry, John, Baxter, Brian & Dunphy, Richard., Routledge, London, £65 (hardback), ISBN: 0-415-30276-5, xii - xxiii. Now also in PDF.
157. 2003, Paedophilia in the Community, The Hebridean, Stornoway, 20 November.
156. 2003, The 4 Stages of Land Reform in Scotland, The Hebridean, Stornoway, 2 Oct, pp. 8-9, & 23 Oct., p. 11.
155. 2003, Power to the People (Wind Energy & Land Value Market Capitalisation), The Hebridean, Stornoway, 21 August, p. 7.
154. 2003, The Lie of the Land (Land Reform on Eigg Update), The Hebridean, Stornoway, 14 August, p. 7.
153. 2003, Idolatry of the Invisible Hand (a response to Sir Mark Moody-Stuart on business & sustainability), Green Christian, No. 53, November, 11 - 12.
152. 2003, The Power of Love: What Can Nonviolence Say to Violence? Resurgence, No. 219, July/Aug, 42-44. Now also in PDF. Also, in Spanish translation as El Poder del Amor.
151. 2003, Cold War Psychohistory in the Scottish Psyche, in Jamison, Brian (ed.), Scotland and the Cold War, Cualann Press, Dumfermline, pp. 74 – 80.
150. 2003, Constitutional Theology, Community & Sovereignty of the Sea, in International Union for Land Value Taxation and Free Trade: Proceedings of the Edinburgh Conference 2001, International Union for Land Value Taxation, London, 2003, 70-85.
149. 2003, Towards a Sustainable Community Housing Policy for Scotland, distributed consultation paper, July 7, 7 pp..
146. 2003, Class of 1981 - Alastair McIntosh - MBA Profile, Aluminate, University of Edinburgh Management School, Summer edn..
145. 2003, The Saltire Society / The Herald Debate - War, Religion and the British Constitution, text based on delivery at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 27 May.
144. 2003, Communities of Place, The Aisling, Aran Islands, Ireland, Issue 31, 2003, pp. 65-67 Also published on the website of Open Democracy (with links to many key phrases) as Soil and Soul: Lessons from Ireland, 2002. This is an extended version of publication no. 136 (below), which first appeared in The Cork Examiner newspaper.
143. 2003, Report to Scottish Quakers on Fact-finding Visit to the World Council of Churches (Decade for Overcoming Violence), Religious Society of Friends, Britain Yearly Meeting & General Meeting Scotland, March 2003.
142. 2003, Development with Soul: alternatives to debt, interview by Peter Gibb with Alastair McIntosh, Land and Liberty, Vol. 109:1204, Autumn/Winter 2002/2003, 8-10 (this internet version is uncut).
141. 2003, Channel 4's "Without Prejudice?" - "7 days in the life of ... Alastair McIntosh", Sunday Herald, 25 January 2003, p. 9 (7 Days section), and, "How I won 50 grand on TV", The Herald, 28 January 2003, p. 14.
140. 2002, Becoming Rooted in Place. Public address given at the opening of NVA's Hidden Garden at Glasgow's Tramway Theatre, 30 November 2002.
138. 2002, The Future of Wild Land in Scotland: "Yes, about the fairies and all that...". This article was commissioned by the Scottish Wild Land Group for their published contribution to The International Year of Mountains 2002, Scotland's Wild Land - what future?, ISBN 0-9543790-0-4, £4.00, 5-8.
137. 2002, Kinship with Creation: Two Quakers Share their Views, Quaker Green Action, ISBN 0 9518766 3 5, 38 pp., UK (with Susannah Brindle, but this website gives only Alastair McIntosh's interview).
136. 2002, It's all about putting people in their place, text of address to the Rural Planning Symposium for Duhallow, published in The Irish Examiner, Cork, 21 June 2002.
135. 2002, Roots for Living, occasional column in The Big Issue in Scotland, with Vérène Nicolas, on diverse social, environmental and spiritual issues. This link takes you to the index.
134. 2002, Review of "Human Ecology: Basic Concepts for Sustainable Development", The Ecologist, Vol. 32:2, March 2002, 55-6.
133. 2001, Origins of the Sex-Spirit Split, Sex and Spirit Conference - keynote address, Findhorn Foundation, 21 October 2001.
132. 2001, Sabbath and the Corporate Mammon: concluding the Harris Superquarry Debate, ECOS, British Association of Nature Conservationists, 22 (1), 46-52.
131. 2001, Let's make a world of difference (Globalization, or One World?), Evening News, Edinburgh, November 26, 10.
128. 2001, Land Reform and National Identity, Le Monde Diplomatique, Paris, No. 572-48, November, p. 6, co-authored with Vérène Nicolas. Published in French translation, as Quand l'Ecosse Distribue les Terres: Vent de Réformes Après la Conquête de L'Autonomie, in English original, London, p. 13 (with The Guardian Weekly by subscription and on website) as Scotland plc - Land Reform and National Identity, in German/Swiss editions as Das Geheimnis des wahren Schotten, and in Spanish (Chilean edition) as Reforma agraria e identitaria en Escocia (December 2001 edition).
127. 2001, Soil and Soul: People versus Corporate Power, Aurum Press, London, ISBN 1 85410 802 6, £17.99 hardback, 322pp. + xiv, with Foreword by George Monbiot. The 2nd edition (trade paperback) appeared in November 2002, and the current 3rd edition (mass paperback, £7.99) in November 2004. An abridged French translation was published in March 2005 by Editions Yves Michel, as Chronique d'une Alliance: Peuples autochtones et société civil face à la mondialisation (€22).
126. 2001, Community, Power and Peace: Healing Nationhood, Historic Peace Churches' Consultation for the WCC - Theology and Culture: Peacemaking for the Globalised World, conference at Bienenberg Theological Seminary, Basel, Switzerland, 25-29 June 2001. The above link takes you to the original conference paper which, along with others given, is online at www.peacetheology.org. A revised version was published in 2004 jointly with the World Council of Churches - click here for this version.
125. 2001, Pagan Presbyterianism? Protest and Prophetic Theology, The Friends' Quarterly, Kent, 32:7, 300-309.
124. 2000, Discounting the Children’s Future? Does the Non-symmetrical Depreciation of Natural and Human-made Capital Invalidate the Assumption of Substitutability in "Weak" Sustainability Analysis?, Geophilos, No. 00(1), Land Research Trust, London, (with Gareth Edwards-Jones (2)), 122-133.
123. 2000. Defying the Corporate Golem (Lafarge Redland, Corporate "Human" Rights and the British Constitution), Foundations, William Temple Foundation, 3:4, 27.
121. 2000. Shine On..., The Kingdom of Fife: Our Land and its Peoples, "keynote listener" contribution to proceedings of WECAN! conference, Falkland, 26-28.
120. 2000, "The whole house of Islam, and we Christians with them": an Interview with "the Last Orientalist" (Professor William Montgomery Watt), The Coracle, 3:51, Iona Community, (with Bashir Maan (1)), 8-11. Now also in PDF.
119. 2000, A Sabbath of the Land (Harris superquarry reconciliation, and SAC conservation area theology), Stornoway Gazette, 20 July, 4, being reprinted in ECOS: Journal of the British Association for Nature Conservation, autumn 2000.
118. 2000. Earth First, Suits Last, Product, No. 4, Edinburgh, 4.
117. 2000, God versus Trident: Constitutional Theology in Legal Defence, legal arguments prepared for Ellen Moxley of the "Greenock Three" Peace Women, Greenock Sheriff Court contingent submission.
116. 2000, Healing Nationhood: Essays on Spirituality, Place and Community, including Land, Power & National Identity commissioned by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Curlew Productions, Kelso, with the Centre for Human Ecology and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, 144pp., ISBN 1 900259 95 8, £7.50.
115. 2000, Who’s a Real Scot? The Report of “Embracing Multicultural Scotland”, Centre for Human Ecology, Edinburgh, 28pp., (with Hanna Maan (1), Nick Wilding (2), Vérène Nicolas (3) and Amadu Khan (4)).
2000, Saint Andrew – Nonviolence and National Identity, Theology in
Scotland, St Mary’s College, University of St Andrews, VII:1, 55-70
112. 2000, The Case for God: Carbeth Hutters’ Feudal Defence Against Eviction, Ecotheology, Sheffield Academic Press, Issue 8, 86-110.
111. 2000, Socially Expressed Spectrum of Power, annual handout to students on Advanced Staff & Command Course at the Joint Services Command & Staff College, now part-published in Healing Nationhood (see above), 14-17.
2000, Dancing to your Shadow: A Celtic Reflection on the Healing of
Broken-Heartedness, The Journal of Contemporary Health, Liverpool John
Moores University, Issue 8, 58-60; reprinted in PanGaia, Port Arena, CA.,
No. 23, 41-45.
109. 2000, God in All Creation: Address introducing business theme at Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Quaker Monthly, Quaker Home Service, 79:2, July 2000, 163-167 and at press with Christian.
108. 2000, God, Creation and Yearly Meeting 2000, The Friends Quarterly, Kent,, 32:2, 49-58.
1999, As the Gaelic Proverb says: The Bonds of Milk and Stronger than the Bonds
of Blood, Edinburgh International Festival "Cultural Reflections"
Lecture at The Hub, 9 August, published in The Herald,
Glasgow, as the Saturday essay, 7 August, 15.
107. 1999, As the Gaelic Proverb says: The Bonds of Milk and Stronger than the Bonds of Blood, Edinburgh International Festival "Cultural Reflections" Lecture at The Hub, 9 August, published in The Herald, Glasgow, as the Saturday essay, 7 August, 15.
1999, Land, Power & National Identity: Modern Russia and the Spirituality
of Nationhood – a View from Scotland, Russian Academy of Sciences
Department of Economics (English and Russian translation per Dr Dmitry Lvov,
Head of Department), Moscow, 89pp.; reprinted as lead item in Healing
Nationhood (Curlew Productions), 2000, see above.
105. 1999, Psychospiritual Effects of Biodiversity Loss in Celtic Culture and its Contemporary Geopoetic Restoration, in Cultural & Spiritual Values of Biodiversity: a Complementary Contribution to the Global Biodiversity Assessment, ed. Darrell Addison Posey, United Nations Environment Programme (Intermediate Technology Publications), Nairobi & London, 480-483. Now also in PDF.
104. 1999, The Politics of Holy Places, Land & Liberty, Henry George Foundation, London, Autumn, 15.
1999, Knoydart Land Raiders Remembered through the Weave of History,
Stornoway Gazette, November 11 & 18, 7 & 7.
1999, Coastal Fisheries Management – Lessons from Abroad, Fishing Monthly,
Jaunuary 1999, 6 (with David Thomson (1)).
1999, People & Parliament: Reshaping Scotland? Let the People Speak (the
Full Technical Report of the People & Parliament Project), People &
Parliament Trust, Edinburgh, convened by Canon Kenyon E Wright, chair of the
Scottish Constitutional Convention (I undertook structuring the research
methodology, analyzing data and drafting this report, but it represents the
collective work of the Trust as a whole. The names of the 11 members of the
Steering Committee, who should be considered as co-authors, are listed in the report, which might be
cited as “Wright, K., McIntosh, A., et. al.”), 101pp. -
now in PDF - this link is to Exec version which has other links.
100. 1999, Liberation Theology in Scottish Community Empowerment, in Popular Education and Social Action in Scottish Communities, Ian Martin, Jim Crowther and Mae Shaw, (eds.), National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester, 205-215.
1998, Tide Must Turn for Fishing, The Herald, Glasgow (special
feature on Scottish fishing industry), 17 December, 14 (with David Thomson (1)).
1998, Elijah or Elisha? A Shamanism for Today, The Christian
Parapsychologist, Churches’ Fellowship for Psychical and Spiritual
Studies, 13:4, 119-122.
Monetarism is Killing Communities, Fishing News,
6 November, 16-17 (with David Thomson, (1)).
96. 1998, A Power of Love that Melts the Love of Power, (St. Andrew’s Day essay), The Herald, Glasgow, 30 November, 13.
95. 1998, Address to the Scottish Landowners’ Federation, 10 June 1998, edited versions as End to Lording It, Evening News, Edinburgh, 17 June, 10; Isles of Acrimony, The Guardian (Society), 22 July, 4-5; Our Land Belongs to Us, The Big Issue, Glasgow, 6 August, 10-11; full text in my Healing Nationhood, Curlew Productions, 2000, 107-111 (see above).
94. 1998, An evaluation of the historical condemnation of usury, Accounting, Business & Financial History, Routledge, London, (with Wayne Visser (1)), Vol. 8:2, 175-190 - Now also in PDF.
92. 1998, Fairy Hills: merging heritage and conservation, ECOS, 18:2, British Association Nature Conservation, (with Patrick Laviolette (1)), 2-8, now also in PDF.
91. 1998, (222KB) The Gal-Gael Peoples of Scotland: on Tradition Re-bearing, Recovery of Place and Making Identity Anew, Nature Religion Today, ed. Joanne Pearson, Richard Roberts & Geoffrey Samuel, Edinburgh University Press, 180-202. [Now also in PDF of original Cencrastus published version with photographs (7.3 MB)]
90. 1997, Sustainable Development for Scotland: Ritual, or Rite and Right? Keynote address to the Workers' Educational Association, Fife.
87. 1997, University Debasement, Fourth World Review, 83 & 84, 23-25.
85. 1997, The Gal-Gael Peoples of Scotland, Cencrastus: Scottish and International Literature, Arts and Affairs, 56, 6-15 (see also under 1998 for version with introduction). [PDF of original Cencrastus published version with photographs (7.4 MB)]
84. 1997, Enclosed Lands; Enclosed
Minds, Adelaide Voices, summer,
83. 1997, Eigg Freedom Shlide, a 12/8 jig (slide) commissioned by the Isle of Eigg Residents' Association for the island's freedom celebration.
1996, Eigg’s chance to buy its freedom, The
Herald, 16-11-96, 14.
1996, When science is not the business, The
Herald, 1-10-96, 15.
1996, Taking arms against the mercenaries, New
Scientist (note also the senior editor’s leader in this issue defending
the Centre for Human Ecology’s “tradition of fearless inquiry” in the
context of Edinburgh University’s closure move) -
both now available in
PDF, 4 May 96, pp. 3 & 51.
1996, Science facing future ruled by the pursuit of profit, The
Scotsman, 6-3-96, 14.
1996, Getting away from the science of Dr Strangelove, The Guardian (Higher Education), 9-4-96 (with David Bellamy (1)).
1996, (261KB) From Eros to Thanatos: Cigarette
Advertising’s Imagery of Violation as an Icon into British Cultural
Psychopathology, Centre for Human Ecology Occasional Paper, University of Edinburgh Faculty of Science &
Engineering, (featured in front page lead story of Wall Street Journal, 10 Oct.
1996), 52pp., £10.00.
1995, The Fallacy of the Presumption of Symmetrical Depreciation in the
Substitutionality of Natural and Human-Made Capital, Journal of Law and Religion, XI:2, Hamline University School of Law,
Saint Paul Mn., 789-791.
69. 1995, (233KB) Introduction to the Isle of Harris Proposed Superquarry Public Inquiry Theological Testimony (prefacing publication of complete Inquiry testimonies of the Rev. Professor Donald MacLeod, Chief Sulian Stone Eagle Herney and with commentary by Professor Alesia Maltz on the relevance to the American constitutional position on religion and politics), Journal of Law and Religion, XI:2, 755-788 (and appendix, 789-791).
1995, Ecology: science or poetry, Sylva,
58, 5-11 (debate with Robert Muetzelfeldt (2)).
1995, Spirituality, Theology and
Environmental Politics, Iona Community Occasional Paper No. 3, in The
Coracle, November 1995, 6-8.
1995, Theology, Iona and the Harris superquarry, Coracle, Iona Community, May, 6-9.
1995, Theology rocks superquarry scheme, ECOS,
British Assoc. Nature Conservation, 16:1, 47-52.
64. 1995, Theology and the Isle of Harris superquarry public inquiry, (ed.), Centre for Human Ecology, Edinburgh, 154 pp., £10.00.
1995, Review of Human Ecology: Fragments
of Anti-fragmentary views of the World, Steiner, D. & Nauser, M. (eds.),
Routledge, in Environmental Values,
1995, GATT and crofting: the Uruguay round around Ullapool, Scottish
Affairs, 12, 73-86, (with Osbert Lancaster (1)).
60. 1995, Lairds are landed with a different kind of loving, The Scotsman, 4 April, 12 [an edited version of Reforesting Scotland's "Echoes" article].
1995, Popular resistance and the emergence of radical environmentalism in
Scotland, in Ecological Resistance
Movements: the Global Emergence of Radical and Popular Environmentalism,
Taylor, B. (ed.), State University of New York Press, 1995, 241-256, (with
Brendan Hill (1), Rachael Freeman (2) and Steve Blamires (3)).
58. 1994, Reclaiming the Scottish Highlands: clearance, conflict, crofting, The Ecologist, 24:2, 64-70 (with Andy Wightman (2) and Dan Morgan (3)) (this summarises the longer paper in Interculture).
57. 1994, Witness on theological considerations concerning superquarrying and the integrity of creation, Scottish Office Inquiry Reporters Unit, Harris superquarry inquiry submission, 78 pp. (with Donald MacLeod (2) and Sulian Stone Eagle Herney (3)).
56. 1994, (287KB) The Scottish Highlands in colonial and psychodynamic perspective, Interculture: International Journal of Transdisciplinary and Intercultural Research, XXVII:3, 2-36, (with Andy Wightman (2) and Dan Morgan (3)). Traduction française (228KB): Les Highlands écossais dans une perspective coloniale et psychodynamique.
1994, The parable of Jesus, subversive grace and the metaphor of religion, Theology
in Green (now Ecotheology) 4:3, 31-37.
1994, Reclaiming Scotland from Feudalism, Lochaber
Life, Oct/Nov, 4pp..
1994, Report on Ethics and Practicalities
of Non-usurious Investment Policy, Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund,
1994, Theology goes against superquarry, Stornoway
Gazette, 31 March, 11.
1993, New Human Ecology Course, Greening
Universities, The Greening of Higher Education Council, 1:1, 8-9
1993, He that diggeth a pit: the coastal superquarry debate in South Harris, West
Highland Free Press, 9 April, 8.
1993, What is God?, I to I, Jan-Mar,
1993, Rainforests and high finance: A Faerie Story and Open Letter to Alice
Rainforest Report, 26, Rainforest Information Centre, Australia, 18-20.
1993, The GulfWatch Papers: Responses, Edinburgh
Review, 89, Polygon, 144-155, (debate with Dr John Beloff on the ethics of
the Gulf War).
1992, Book-keeping, Accountancy and
Management Accounting for Development Workers, Voluntary Service Overseas
Training Dept, London, 44pp..
1992, Open letter to Keith Schellenberg, “Laird” of Eigg, Reforesting Scotland, 7, 30-31, (with Tom Forsyth (2) and Bob
1992, Not in our names, New
Internationalist, (short summary of the GulfWatch Papers), 236, 27-28 (with Alastair Hulbert (1)).
39. 1992, (333 KB), The GulfWatch Papers: An international peace movement analysis of the Gulf War in Israel-Palestine and psychospiritual context, Edinburgh Review, 87, 13-71, (with Alastair Hulbert (1)). Now also in PDF.
38. 1991, Let us Gather Blossoms Under Fire, Reconciliation Quarterly, (nonviolence & the Gulf War), Autumn 1991. Reprinted by Open House, R.C. Church, Winter 1991 and in The GulfWatch Papers: Responses, Edinburgh Review, No. 89, 1993, 151-154.
37. 1991, GulfWatch: a Daily Bulletin of Alternative News and Information during the Gulf War, (ed.) Scottish Churches Action for World Development (on behalf of Scottish church leaders), 124 pp., (ed. with Alastair Hulbert (1)). The original file of these and supporting documentation is deposited in the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. (See summary and analysis in The GulfWatch Papers).
36. 1991, Environmental Education for Adaptation: an Appraisal of the Scope for Undergraduate Teaching to Enable Graduates to Address Matters of Environmental Concern, CHE and University of Edinburgh Educational Policy Committee, 46 pp. plus 118 pp. appendix (with Ulrich Loening, (1), and Andrew Kelton (3)).
1991, Manifesto of the Phantom Treeplanters, Tree Planters Guide to the Galaxy, Reforesting Scotland, 5, 19 -
Now in PDF.
1991, Wokabout Somils in Sustainable Forestry: New Hebrides to Old, Tree
Planters Guide to the Galaxy, Reforesting Scotland, No. 4, 5-7.
34. 1991, Wokabout Somils in Sustainable Forestry: New Hebrides to Old, Tree Planters Guide to the Galaxy, Reforesting Scotland, No. 4, 5-7.
1991, Review of Theology and Feminism,
Daphne Hampson, Blackwell, in Friends
1990, Review of The
in Celtic and Other Traditions, Ellis Davidson, H. (ed.), John Donald, in Christian
Parapsychologist, 8:8, 298-300.
1990, Call to re-enchantment, Presbyterian
Herald, Church of Ireland, June 1990, 9 & 11; also, The Friend, 26 Jan, 111-112.
1989, Les jeunes, une espece menacee? (Demographic trends affecting youth
unemployment), Comite Europeen de Coordination (European Social Fund), Action
Jeunes Chomeurs Defavorises, Bulletin No. 3.
1989, Because we are human beings.... Meaning development; meaning metaculture, Coracle,
Iona Community, Glasgow, 3:2.
1989, The poll tax: a charge on
community, Quaker Work in Scotland,
1988, The hidden costs of good works, The
Guardian, Manchester, 16 Sep..
1988, Lucide dromen (Lucid dreaming), Bres,
Holland, 130, 72-81.
1988, Fiscal year covenants, Charity,
1987, More time to be human: computerisation
for the smaller charity, Charity, Kent, August.
1987, Going hi-tech can help cause, The
Scotsman, Edinburgh, 27 Mar..
1986, Advertising the worst fruits of the 'white man's garden', The
Times of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, 11 Jan..
20. 1985, Psychedelic
Shamanism: Old World to New Age, Christian
Parapsychologist, CFPSS, New Romney, 6:4, 123-133.
1986, Psychedelisch sjamanisme: uit
de Oude Wereld Naar de Nieuwe Tijd, Bres, Holland, 119, 24-36.
Also as 1986, Psychedelisch sjamanisme: uit de Oude Wereld Naar de Nieuwe Tijd, Bres, Holland, 119, 24-36.
1985, A basic PR guide for charities,
Directory of Social Change, London, ISBN 0 907164 17 X, 122 pp., (with Dory
1985, On course for better computer training, The Scotsman (Information Technology supplement), Edinburgh, 11
Mar.. Also in the Post Courier and The
Times in Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby.
1984, Finding peace through meditation, The
Times of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, 18 Oct. and 25 Oct.. Also in Wantok,
Port Moresby, as Tingting strong na sindaun isi.
1984, School built on hope, The Times of
Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, 23 Aug.. Also in Wantok, Port Moresby, as Narakain haiskul i gat namba: wanem rot bai
helpim ol dispela yangpela manmeri?
1984 (2nd edn. 1989), Marketing: a
Handbook for Charities, Directory of Social Change, London, ISBN 0 907164 13
7, 158 pp., (with Dory McIntosh (1)).
12. 1983, Sorcery and its social effects amongst the Elema of Papua New Guinea, Oceania, (the journal of the University of Sydney’s Dept. of Anthropology), LIII:3, 224-232.
1982, Controlling leprosy, New
Internationalist, UK, December (with Dory McIntosh (1)).
10. 1982, The truth about charity accounts, The Guardian, Manchester, 24 December, p. 23 (MBA dissertation synopsis).
1982, Can a good cause be sold just like detergent?, The
Guardian, Manchester, 17 Aug. (with Dory McIntosh (1)).
1981, Review of Shamanic Voices: the Shaman as Seer, Poet and Healer,
in Christian Parapsychologist, 4:3,
1981, A spiritual-monistic theory of out-of-the-body experiences,
Parapsychologist, CFPSS, New Romney, 4:1, 3-8.
1980, Review of The Salish People: the Local Contribution of Charles Hill-Tout,
Vols. I - IV, Talonbooks, in Journal of
the Society for Psychical Research, 50:786, 542-544.
5. 1980, Electricity in the Bush - a Basic Guide to Household, Site and Powerhouse Wiring for Outstations, Archdiocese of Kerema, Papua New Guinea, 19pp (This was just a duplicated production, but click here for pictures and a short account of the Bema micro-hydro scheme which was the context in which it was written).
1979, The 'Christos' procedure: a novel altered state of consciousness
induction technique, Psychoenergetic Systems: the Journal of Psychophysical Systems,
Gordon & Breach Science Publishers Inc., London, 3, 377-392.
1979, Mystical experience, hallucination and belief in God, Christian
Parapsychologist, Churches' Fellowship for Psychical and Spiritual Studies,
New Romney, 3:1, 3-8. Reprinted,
1979, Journal of the Academy of Religion
and Psychical Research, USA, 2:3.
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