William Irwin Thompson (1938- )
Cultural historian and futurist, founder of the Lindisfarne Association and author of such books as The Edge of History, Passages About Earth, Darkness and Scattered Light, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light, Imaginary Landscape, and Coming into Being.

In 1982 the Lindisfarne Association brought Barfield to Crestone Colorado, where he participated in a summer institute on the evolution of consciousness.