Mark Vernon is a psychotherapist and writer, with a keen interest in the vitality of inner life. He has a PhD in ancient philosophy, as well as degrees in physics and in theology.
The Toronto psychologist, John Vervaeke, has reached romanticism in his series, Awakening from the Meaning Crisis. He is moving into the area that Owen Barfield considered core. In this discussion, that ranges across the ideas of Kant, Romanticism, psychotherapy and Christianity, he sketches how Owen Barfield's notion of final participation offers a sense of the way forward.