The hippie experiences also fed back into Judaism and Christianity, at least in their radical streams. The Society of Friends (or Quakers) has long been part of counterculture, from its origins on – so it found new vitality in the ’60s and ’70s.
It’s one more element of the Hippie Trails saga.
Have you experienced any of this in your own faith circles? Do you see it at play in your worship?
Hippies came – and still come – in all varieties. Saturday Hippie is a weekly feature that highlights a counterculture awareness and spirit, including a vision of a harmonious global commonwealth on the horizon. The work and the lessons didn’t end in the ’60s and ’70s. Here’s to the Revolution, near and far.