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Politics and religion is a question of our times. The role of the church and Christianity is contested in both Russia and the liberal West.
William Blake was aware of the failure of politics in his time, recognising it wasn't ultimately a failure of leadership or practical solutions but of vision.
What politics is for? What role do religious institutions play in it? What has been lost in the Babylon materialism of today?
Blake applied his deepest perceptions and devised a dynamic fourfold schema that can guide us through the blindness and failure of our times.
It is radical and pressing.