Category Archives: Environment

Interesting article that came across my desk today. David Pritchett explores how we can ‘read’ the cultural landscape and become more educated about the ‘invisible structures’ that exclude people from the land and from the wider permaculture movement. See: Settlers … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Cancer: Christian Encounters

I’m looking forward to the book launch next week of “Spirituality and Cancer: Christian Encounters”, edited by my friends and colleagues Caroline Blyth (University of Auckland) and Tim Meadowcroft (Laidlaw College). The book is a collection of papers delivered at … Continue reading

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Future visions and environmentalism

A few links on how people’s perception of the future (incl. theological eschatologies) might shape environmental ethics. Does End Time Belief Really Cause Climate Change Apathy? | Atheologies | Religion Dispatches. Public Sees a Future Full of Promise and Peril … Continue reading

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Young Evangelicals and Environmentalism?

A (very) brief op-ed piece looking at why (US) young(er) evangelical Christians might be more sympathetic to environmental concerns. See Why Are Young Evangelicals More Likely to Link Their Beliefs With Environmentalism? Jonathan Merritt Answers – Science and Religion Today … Continue reading

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SGM Journal Refresh – Ecological themes

Related to the previous post, Spiritual Growth Ministries recent issue of Refresh, their journal of contemplative spirituality has an issue titled “Earth and Spirit” that looks at spirituality and ecology. Refresh, Vol. 8 No. 2 (Summer 2008-2009) “Earth and Spirit” … Continue reading

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Eco-Congregation

Interesting set of resources by A Rocha UK for resourcing churches ecologically. See Free Resources | Eco-Congregation.

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eDay 2008

Time to recycle those old computer bits and pieces. Saturday October 4 is the day. Check out the venue near you. See eDay 2008.

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Lotus Makes Hybrids Sound Like Real Cars

I’d be a bit more skeptical about this if I hadn’t nearly been run over by a Prius a couple of times walking up the hill to work. I guess I’m more reliant on audio cues for crossing the road … Continue reading

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A Rocha Conference – Eden to Aotearoa: From Biblical Hope to Ecological Action

More details are now available for the A Rocha conference, “Eden to Aotearoa: From Biblical Hope to Ecological Action”, being held at Raglan over 30 May to 2 June. Conference Registration Forms (150kb) Brochure – Cover (150kb) Brochure – Inside … Continue reading

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PowerUp the Game

PowerUp the Game is a venture into creating an engaging 3D world to allow people (particularly children) to engage with environmental images. Looks interesting, though the specs to run it may be beyond everyone’s PC (and there’s no Mac version … Continue reading

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