The Bible and The Environment

Book notice: David Horrell, The Bible and the Environment: Towards a Critical Ecological Biblical Theology (London: Equinox, 2010). x + 161 pp. £15.99 (pb), ISBN 978-1-84553-622-0. A significant recent book by David Horrell, Professor of New Testament at Exeter University. Chapter 2 looks at biblical interpretation that responds to environmental …

Treasure in the Field – CEL

CEL’s 30th anniversary conference near Bristol on Saturday 10th March was an excellent day, with talks from Jonathon Porritt and Tim Gorringe, and responses from Paul Bodenham and Ellen Teague. In the afternoon the modern church hall was transformed by various partitions, and seminars were given by Edward Echlin, Jonathan …

Communicating Hope conference

Hope in an age of environmental crisis. A gathering for communicators  What relevance does the Christian message of hope have in our world that seems increasingly hopeless? It is noticeable that the Christian scene has changed, from the “Hope for Planet Earth” tours in 2008 and 2009 organised by Tearfund, …

Mission Earth… A Christian response to climate change

THE CHRISTIAN CENSUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE in conjunction with York St. John University and York Minster presents: Mission Earth… A Christian response to climate change. Participants including: Diocese of Middlesbrough, CAFOD, Christian Ecology Link, Diocese of York, Eco Congregations, John Ray Initiative, Quaker Living Witness, Northern Baptist Association, Operation Noah, York Hull Methodists, Tearfund, and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Martin and Margot Hodson will be representing JRI. The event …

Post-Doctoral Research Associate In Natural Disasters

A position has become available for a Research Associate to carry out a project sponsored by the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge, UK. It is available immediately, and will continue until the end of January 2015. The research associate will conduct a study into the …