The Reverend Dr. John Philip Newell
The Reverend Dr. John Philip Newell is Warden of Spirituality for the Anglican diocese of Portsmouth. He is a Church of Scotland minister who has served at St. Giles's Cathedral, Edinburgh, and as Warden of Iona Abbey. Newell teaches and preaches internationally on themes related to the sacredness of the earth and the oneness of the human soul. He is a poet, author, and peacemaker as well as a renowned retreat leader. He has written over 15 books, including "Listening for the Heartbeat of God, Praying with the Earth," and his most recent visionary work "A New Harmony: the Spirit, the Earth, & the Human Soul."