Professor R.J. (Sam) Berry

Professor R.J. (Sam) Berry We are sorry to hear that Prof R.J. (Sam) Berry died on 29th March 2018. He had several health issues in the last few years. Sam was Emeritus Professor of Genetics at University College, London, and had a distinguished scientific career. His work on the genetics …

Tensions or Contradictions for Ecotheology? (Part 2): by Rev Keith Innes

Mysticism and Word According to Chambers’ 21st Century Dictionary (1999) the primary meaning of mysticism is ‘the practice of gaining direct communication with God through prayer and meditation’. Probably few Christians today would deny that such communication happens. Mysticism in some other faith systems includes different ideas such as the …

Hypermodernity, mobility and Jesus by Thomas Calvert & Edward Wigley

Modern societies for many in the West are characterised by the continual flows of people, objects, images, information and ideas. Hypermodernity or supermodernity presents a view of this world as alienating and marginalising, as increasingly the local is displaced by the global. For many, this is heightened in spaces of …