Amy Edelstein

Amy Edelstein, educator, speaker and author of Love, Marriage & Evolution, has worked for over 25 years with the principles of evolutionary spirituality — a philosophy that connects inner transformation with a deep sense of responsibility for our shared future. A Cornell University Scholar, she studied Political Theory, Education and Regional Development and also has a background in Judaic, Hindu, and Buddhist philosophy. Edelstein teaches individuals and groups, inspiring people to explore what it truly means to evolve consciousness and culture.

Her: The Challenge of Intimacy in the Postmodern World

March 01, 2014

Spike Jonze’s recent film poses questions about the nature of love and sex in the age of technology.   The movie Her is going to be talked about for a long time in those circles that track the contours of cultural change. Heady, with multiple currents and eddies, the movie plays like...

Inner Strength for Outer Stability

February 12, 2013

Our collective narrative is more and more dominated by fear and instability. Amy Edelstein explores how we need structural changes to reduce the influence of such elements in our collective psyche.

The Eye, The Heart, and The Roots of American Activist Journalism

January 30, 2013

Amy Edelstein reflects on the influence of the Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller (1810-1850). In the digital age, where anyone with a smartphone, tablet, PDA, twitter feed or wordpress account can become a journalist, it’s hard to imagine a time that marked the advent of what was to become an inseparable part...