Resources: Theology

Tenants of the King study guide

Posted in: Church resources, Communicating climate change, Theology
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections

Now available for your church

Tenants of the King is a new Bible-based, Jesus-centred resource from Operation Noah. This four-part study series is designed to help you and your church consider what the Bible has to say about today’s climate crisis.
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Response to GWPF briefing on papal encyclical

Posted in: Theology
Resource type: Papers and briefings

“Well-meaning but somewhat naïve”? Bishop David Atkinson has provided a detailed critique of the GWPF (Global Warming Policy Foundation) briefing paper: The Papal Encyclical – a critical Christian response by Bernard Donoughue and Peter Forster. (First published on the John Ray Initiative website and reproduced here with their permission).

Sustainable faith: A green gospel for the age of climate change

Posted in: Theology
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections, Further reading

Sustainable FaithA short book written by Nicky Bull (Chair of Operation Noah) and Mark McAllister with a foreword by Revd Steve Chalke. Bible-based, this book demonstrates that an important element of 21st-century Christian faith is about engaging with the big challenges of climate change and sustainable living.

This is available to order for £4.99 here.

 

Your Gospel is Too Small

Posted in: Communicating climate change, Theology
Resource type: Talks, lectures and sermons

A recording of a talk given by Bishop Richard Cheetham (Bishop of Kingston) at the Operation Noah workshop ‘Spirit in action for the climate’ in March 2015.

Your Gospel is Too Small (scroll down page for recording).

Climate Change and the Gospel

Posted in: Theology
Resource type: Papers and briefings

Why are we in the Christian church so slow in responding to the most important moral issue of our generation: climate change? Bishop David Atkinson’s paper explores the Christian gospel and why we in the churches need to treat climate change more urgently.

Download the paper Climate Change and the Gospel.

Theology and climate change: further reading

Posted in: Theology
Resource type: Further reading

If you would like to find out more about climate change from a theological perspective, we recommend the following websites and books.

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