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Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife, by Hugh Warwick – Review

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife, by Hugh Warwick, May 2017. Square Peg, ISBN 9780224100892, 264 pages. RRP £17.99 (hardback)

 

There is no shortage of books on the market that have sought to peel back the layers of the palimpsest of human history in the British landscape,

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Green Christian Magazine, Summer 2018, Issue 85

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Green Christian, Summer 2018, Issue 85
Lament, Wonder and Hope

Green Christian Issue 85 Cover Image

  • Editorial:  A magnificent journey
  • Language that connects  Jeremy Wiliams shares some persuasive ideas
  • Hope in the darkness  Ruth Wilde accentuates the positive in the Student Christian Movement’s climate change campaign
  • Becoming an EcoChurch in a small rural community  Mark Boulton recommends giving it a go
  • Joy in Enough’s The Big Workshop  Jenny Tibbles describes the fun of spending less and living more
  • We shall go out with joy  Hilary Ash explores different types of Forest Church
  • My Father’s handiwork  John Barnett shares a parable of brokenness and mending
  • Out of the wilderness  Paul Bodenham offers encouragement for us to find our way home
  • Don’t mention the warming  Stephen Edwards gives tips for talking climate in church
  • We lament what we love  Matt Stemp calls us to face our despair
  • GC News :: Reviews :: Local Groups :: Poetry :: Prayers

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Days of Awe and Wonder – Review

Days of Awe and Wonder: How To Be A Christian In The Twenty-First Century, by Marcus Borg, July 2017. SPCK, ISBN 978-0281078257, 256 pages. RRP £14.99 (paperback)

 

This book comprises essays, sermons and selected highlights from the late Marcus Borg’s work between 1984-2014.

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Joy in Enough – Reviews

Revd Peter Grimwood, (a trustee of Green Christian) writes:-

Some recent reading for Joy in Enough

Here are four titles that have influenced my own thinking about the relationship between Christianity and economic policy and practice.

Do we need economic inequality?

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Sustainability and the Rights of Nature – Review

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature, by Cameron La Follette and Chris Maser, May 2017. CRC Press, ISBN  978-1-4987-8644-1, 434 pages. RRP $189.95 [hardback]  Kindle version also available

 

It was at the beginning of June last year that President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be ceasing all participation in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation.

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Reclaiming the Common Good – Review

Reclaiming the Common Good: How Christians Can Help Rebuild our Broken World,  Edited by Virginia Moffat, August 2017. Darton, Longman and Todd (DLT), ISBN 9780232533156, 207 pages. RRP £14.99 (paperback)

 

This is an inspiring collection of essays dealing with history, politics, environment,

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Oak and Ash and Thorn – Review

Oak and Ash and Thorn: The Ancient Woods and New Forests of Britain, by Peter Fiennes, September 2017. Oneworld Publications, ISBN 978-1-78607-166-8, 291 pages. RRP: £16.99 (hardback)

 

This remarkable book captivated me from the first page. Part memoir, part nature-writing, it is a lyrical and evocative account of English woodlands,

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Don’t Even Think About It – Review

Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, by George Marshall, October 2015. Bloomsbury, USA, ISBN 978-1632861023, 272 pages. RRP £12.99 (paperback)

This book examines why science on its own doesn’t convince people. It looks at the psychological processes and brain architecture that underlie humans’ tendency to disregard and skew difficult evidence.

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