Martin Samson has been a priest of The Christian Community for over twenty years, and has worked in Australia since 1992. He has a Masters in Theological Studies and has spent many years studying cross-cultural religion, philosophy, mythology and cosmology. He has lectured extensively on the question of festivals in the southern hemisphere, and runs excursions into the outback of Australia to explore the connection to Aboriginal Australia and the southern stars.
'Martin's book gave me many valuable insights and gave rise to very stimulating questions. He sets the material out clearly so that we can base our judgements on an overview of the factors involved.' -- Perspectives `A welcome publication, therefore. Timely too [...] The book could well lift the on-going discussion to a new level.' -- New View