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Former writer-in-residence Henk van der Waal's Book Published

On Wednesday 29 March, Henk van der Waal's most recent book will be launched in Amsterdam. In "Mystiek voor goddelozen: een filosofische dialoog over vrijwel alles", philosopher and poet Van der Waal unfolds his perspective on the nature and fate of human experience.Van der Waal was writer-in-residence in 2015/16. 

About the Book

‘Who are we really? What are we doing here? Where are we heading?’ Mysticism for the faithless opens with these big questions. And justly so, for as religions no longer offer support, science avoids questions of life and technologies penetrate deep into our biology, room for thought is created. Like never before, we are challenged to understand and design our lives, based on our own experience.

‘Mysticism for the faithless’ unfolds, as cautiously as it is passionate, the mystical grounds of the personal experience – and shows that subjectivity, love and freedom path the way towards earthly wisdom and cosmic nurturing.

More about the book (Dutch)
About Henk van der Waal (Dutch)
Read Van der Waal’s report on his NIAS stay (Dutch)