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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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Citizen’s Basic Income – Review

Citizen’s Basic Income: A Christian Social Policy, by Malcolm Torry, September 2016. Darton,Longman & Todd, ISBN 978-0232532609, 170 pages. RRP £9.99 (paperback)

It is clear that Malcolm Torry has considerable expertise when it comes to citizen’s basic income, having written extensively on the subject over several decades.

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Doughnut Economics – Review

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, by Kate Raworth, April 2017. Random House, ISBN 978-1847941374, 384 pages. RRP £20.00 (hardback). Also available in Kindle, with paperback release in March 2018.

Doughnut Economics offers a new vision: an inner ring of social foundation and an outer ring of planetary limits.

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Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist – Review

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist, by Paul Kingsnorth, March 2017. Faber and Faber, ISBN 978-0571329694, 304 pages. RRP £14 99 (paperback)

This book explores an area which few other environmental activists address, namely the causal links between the Neoliberal economy of never-ending growth on a finite planet and the inevitable destruction of Earth’s eco-systems which that entails.

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Re-enchanting the Activist – Review

Re-enchanting the Activist: Spirituality and Social Change, by Keith Hebden, November 2016. Jessica Kingsley, 176 pages, ISBN 1785920413. RRP £8.99 (paperback)

“So much trouble in the world,” Bob Marley is lamenting through my iPhone earbuds, while those headlines on the newspaper kiosk are screaming horrible, horrible things.

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The Divine Dance – Review

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation, by Richard Rohr with Mike Morrell, November 2016. SPCK, ISBN 978-0-28-107815-8, 220 pages. RRP £9.99  (paperback)

In this book, based on Richard Rohr’s recent talks, he and Mike Morrell call for a “spiritual paradigm shift”, a move from a concept of God as a static omnipotent monarch to the flowing relationship of the Trinity,

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Green Christian Magazine, Autumn 2017, Issue 84

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Green Christian, Autumn 2017, Issue 84
Treasuring the Earth

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  • Editorial:  Where is your treasure?
  • Divestment and Engagement: a guide for the perplexed, part 1  James Buchanan puts the case for divestment
  • Powering your green Church  Clare Redfern speaks to Jemima Parker about a new renewable energy scheme for Churches
  • Greening your Church  John Anderson shares his Eco Church case study
  • Consumer power  Eve Poole explains how to put your money where your conscience is
  • Consumerism: help for the addicted  Two authors share their advice on resisting a culture of consumption
  • Space to reflect  Clare Redfern reports on a weekend retreat with Paul Maiteny
  • Gardening in Community  Benedict Bowmaker on soil,

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Green Christian Magazine, Summer 2017, Issue 83

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Green Christian, Summer 2017, Issue 83
Valuing the Earth

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  • Editorial: Valuing the Earth
  • Laudato Si’, Ecology and Green Christian Ed Echlin explores the Papal Encyclical
  • Eucharist and Ecology Paul Ballard reflects
  • Things Bright and Beautiful Judith Allinson shares her love of plants
  • Way of Life Community discussed by Chris Walton
  • Drought,

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