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

New book by David Atkinson: Hope Rediscovered

Bishop David Atkinson  wrote

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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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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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