The challenge of mindfulness: how the 21st century is reconstructing faith


Its origins lie in ancient Buddhism, but the huge popularity of mindfulness today reflects the preoccupations of our age. But how does this extraordinary movement relate to other religious beliefs, what might it need to learn and where might it end up?

Madeleine Bunting is an award winning writer and regular broadcaster. She has a longstanding interest in contemplative practice.

Madeleine Bunting