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Reviews of Books, some of which have appeared in the Green Christian Magazine

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The Age of Sustainable Development – Review

The Age of Sustainable Development, by Jeffrey D. Sachs, April 2015. Columbia University Press, 160 pages, ISBN 978-0-23117-315-5. RRP £23.95 (paperback) The Sustainable Development Goals were agreed at a UN Summit in New York in September 2015. There are 17 major goals, expanded into … Continue reading

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The Earth Will Teach You – Review (2)

The Earth Will Teach You, by Kevin Durrant, September 2014. Wide Margin Books, 186 pages, ISBN 978-190886-007-1. RRP £9.99 It is not often that the title of a book so accurately describes its contents, and in words of one syllable … Continue reading

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Renewable Gas – Review

Renewable Gas: The Transition to Low Carbon Energy Fuels, by Jo Abbess, September 2015. Palgrave Macmillan, 296 pages, ISBN 978-113744-179-9. RRP £68.00 (hardcover, also available as e-book) I am glad the request to write this review meant that I read a book which I might … Continue reading

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The Earth Will Teach You – Review

The Earth Will Teach You, by Kevin Durrant, 2014. Gloucester: Wide Margin. Review by Jonathan Ingleby This is a book which has many different virtues. The author’s intention, he informs us, is to help us to discern ‘the voice of nature and … Continue reading

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Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality – Review

Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality, by H. Paul Santmire, May 2014. Fortress Press, 272 pages, ISBN: 978-145147-300-1. RRP $39 H.Paul Santmire offers a Christian Nature Spirituality In his last book, a pioneering ecotheologian recommends nature spirituality based on praying a Trinity Prayer. … Continue reading

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The World We Made – Review

The World We Made, by Jonathon Porritt, October 2013. Phaidon Press, 320 pages, ISBN 978-0-71486-361-0. RRP £24.95 Environmentalists must ask themselves: why after 50 or so years of campaigning have we failed to get mass support? Of course there are powerful vested interests ranged against … Continue reading

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The Healer’s Tree – Review

The Healer’s Tree: A Bible-based resource on ecology, peace & justice, by Annie Heppenstall, 2011. Wild Goose Publications, 160 pages, ISBN 978-1-849-52077-5. RRP £11.50 (paperback)   I’ve been a fan of Annie Heppenstall’s writing and liturgy since she first published “Reclaiming the Sealskin” ten … Continue reading

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