Catherine Masterman celebrates the joy of wildlife as an antidote to consumerism, and highlights the role of the Wildlife Trusts in stewarding wild spaces on behalf of a distracted nation. … Continue reading What lies between – the hidden worlds of wildlife
“Let the land produce vegetation” says the God of Genesis 1. “Let the water teem with living creatures,” and “let the land produce living creatures.” The Bible begins with an … Continue reading An invitation to regeneration
John D Anderson on the call to save the planet, and what the phrase tells us about ourselves and our place in the world. The planet is safe. Humankind will … Continue reading Is it our job to ‘save the planet’?
Catherine Masterman considers nature disconnection, and the possibilities of a Parkrun style movement for nature. Sir David Attenborough made headlines at Davos in 2019 with his interview with the Duke … Continue reading Rediscovering the joy of nature
Russell Rollason, from the Australian Council of Churches, writes about how insights from Aboriginal theology can help us to reconnect to the land in a consumer culture. Have you often … Continue reading Indigenous theology for a new earth
Growth is a positive word. We grow plants and trees and crops. Our children grow. Personal growth implies new learning and deeper understanding. It’s hardly surprising that economic growth sounds … Continue reading The idol of growthism
One of the main themes from the first chapter of the Bible is that the natural world is good. That might sound somewhat obvious, but there are those who disagree. … Continue reading The wholeness of creation
Rev Hilary Bond reflects on conkers, and how the environmental crisis puts such ordinary things at risk. For me, part of it at least was the conkers. I’ve always loved … Continue reading What is a conker worth?