‘Travelling Light’

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 36. “Travelling Light – a theological reflection on modern transport” by JRI Chairman, Revd Dr John Weaver, follows on from the JRI conference held in March 2018 on the theme of ‘Transport Now and in the Future: What are …

Response to Martin Hodson’s JRI blog ‘Where do Animals Fit in Environmental Ethics and Theology?’ by Prof. David L. Clough

Return to Martin Hodson’s blog I’m grateful to Martin for highlighting the tensions between environmental and animal ethics. The approaches have a very great deal in common, of course: those beginning with animal ethics are acutely aware that the major threat to the wellbeing of wild animals is human destruction …

Where do Animals Fit in Environmental Ethics and Theology? By Dr Martin J. Hodson

Many years ago I was manning a stall for Sage, Oxford’s Christian environmental group, at the annual Green Fair in Oxford Town Hall. One of the visitors to the stall was Andrew Linzey, the leading Christian animal ethicist. Andrew was concerned that, in his view, Christian environmentalists at the time …

Psalm 19: God’s Communication through the Creation and the Word: by Rev Keith Innes

Psalm 19: God’s Communication through the Creation and the Word Psalm 19 is highly relevant to the relation between Christian faith and the natural world. The psalm consists of two distinct sections followed by a conclusion. Verses 1-6 celebrate the revelation of God’s glory in creation. Verses 7-10 rejoice in …