Pilgrimage2Paris

Starting on Friday 13th November in London a group of pilgrims will walk to Paris and are due to arrive on Friday 27th November, just before the United Nations COP21 meeting begins. Pilgrimage2Paris has been organised by the Church of England, Christian Aid, CAFOD and Tearfund. These organisations also came …

Professor Graham Ashworth CBE

It was with sadness that I learned of the sudden death of Professor Graham Ashworth CBE. Graham was a past President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, former President of the Foundation for Environmental Education, and a former member of the UK Round Table on Sustainable Development. As a …

A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues

A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues This new book by Martin and Margot Hodson covers the big environmental issues of our time (biodiversity loss, climate change, water, human population and consumption….) and then provides a biblical and ethical reflection. The book also has eco-tips and Bible studies. Published by Bible …

JRI has moved!!

JRI has moved!! Our annual conference on March 7th 2015 at Redcliffe College was highly successful but was tinged with a little sadness. When we met in March we knew that this would be the last meeting that we would ever hold at Wotton House, the home of Redcliffe College …

“Well-meaning but somewhat naïve”?

“Well-meaning but somewhat naïve”? A response to the GWPF briefing paper: The Papal Encyclical – a critical Christian response by Bernard Donoughue and Peter Forster. Bishop David Atkinson has written a detailed critique of the recent Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) The Papal Encyclical – a critical Christian response (July 2015) by …

Water, Water Everywhere (Friday 4th September 2015)

Water, Water, Everywhere (Friday 4th September 2015) For many years CRES has been running an annual residential at Ripon College Cuddesdon (nr. Oxford) in September.  This year it is on Friday and Saturday 4th/5th September. We have an excellent programme on the Friday, including an introduction to Abingdon Hydro from Dr. …