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The Spirit of Things is an adventure into religion and spirituality. It explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music, and sacred texts.


William Blake's Erotic Spirituality

March 30th, 2014

Episode 29 of 151 episodes

Artist, poet and spiritual rebel, William Blake (1757-1827) was also a sexual rebel. In fact his religious influences included Moravians, Swedenborgians, Kabbalists and dabblers in Tantric sex, all of which influenced his spiritual erotic vision. Marsha Keith Schuchard author of Why Mrs Blake Cried and Catherine Leahy curator of the Blake exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (from 4 April) speak to Rachael Kohn.

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