Resources: Further reading

‘Climate change and the purposes of God’ theology resources

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Further reading

We have compiled some theological resources and background papers to support ‘Climate change and the purposes of God’. We hope they will be of use to preachers and teachers in churches, to lecturers and students in theological colleges, and to RE teachers in church schools.

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Copies of ‘Climate change and the purposes of God’

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God
Resource type: Further reading

Download your copies of ‘Climate change and the purposes of God’ here.

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Listen to the prophets: expert voices on climate change

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Science
Resource type: Further reading

Among our modern-day prophets are James Hansen of NASA, who states: ‘The blame, if we fail to stand up and demand a change of course, will fall on us, the current generation of adults. Our parents honestly did not know that their actions could harm future generations. We, the current generation, can only pretend that we did not know.’ This article outlines some of the many clear introductions to the science of human-induced climate change.

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Some perspectives on economic justice and climate change

Posted in: Campaigning, Climate change and the purposes of God
Resource type: Further reading

Some quotations on climate change and economic justice from economists, theologians and politicians.

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Redemption: Covenant hope

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Further reading

‘Redemption: Covenant Hope’ , a chapter from David Atkinson, Renewing the Face of the Earth, 2008 Canterbury Press.

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Why climate change is a confessional question (Church Times article)

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Further reading, Magazine articles

The threat of runaway climate change is the most significant moral question facing us today, argues David Atkinson in an article for Church Times. It reaches to the heart of the faith: our relationship to God’s earth and to each other.

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