Exploring Green Church : 7 Oct, ONLINE

October 7, 2020 | 6:00 pm 7:00 pm
online

A webinar exploring green church theology and practice, drawing on practical examples of green church initiatives.

About this Event

An exploration of the theological landscape for the ongoing debate about the Climate Emergency and the church’s response

It is hoped that the webinar will draw on practical examples of green church initiatives to help us develop our understanding of caring for creation as part of the mission of the church.

Chair
Rt Revd Graham Usher, Bishop of Norwich

Having completed an undergraduate degree in ecology, Bishop Graham maintains an interest in ecology as a member of the Church of England’s Environmental Working Group. He is a keen beekeeper, regularly tweets @bishopnorwich and has written about spirituality and landscape in Places of Enchantment, Meeting God in Landscapes, and his second book, The Way Under Our Feet: A Spirituality of Walking, in April 2020.

Guest Speakers
Prof Richard Bauckham

New Testament scholar, previously at St Andrew’s University, and a visiting professor of St Mellitus College.

His books include: Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony (2006), God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament (1998), The Theology of the Book of Revelation (1993) and Bible and Ecology (2010).

Prof Revd Michael Northcott:

Anglican Priest, Professor Emeritus, Edinburgh University and currently Guest Professor at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Heidelberg. His specialism is the environment. Books include: Place, Ecology and the Sacred (2015); A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming (2007); The Environment and Christian Ethics (1996).

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