Shelly Dennison reviews: Refugia Faith. Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders and the Healing of the Earth. By Debra Rienstra

Debra Rienstra is a professor of English, specialising in early British Literature and creative writing, at Calvin University. “Refugia Faith” is, in part, the story of how she found herself reading scientific papers and learning about environmental theology. The book is a fascinating blend of theological reflection, memoir and nature …

James Watterson reviews “Silent Earth – Averting the Insect Apocalypse” by Dave Goulson.

This is an excellent book, clearly written, informative and persuasive. The title echoes Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring,” and Goulson’s work suggests that although much has changed in the sixty years that have passed since the publication of that seminal text we have neither fully come to terms with its lessons …

Two New Grove Booklets

Two new Grove booklets with environmental topics have been published recently, continuing a strong theme in recent years. We know of at least one more coming soon! We have collected all of the booklets we can find onto one page- Green Grove. But here are the new additions: E201 Marine …

The 2nd Edition of A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues

Our first edition came out in 2015, and a LOT has changed since then! In this extensively updated 2021 edition, we consider eight key environmental issues: biodiversity, climate change, water, population and consumption, energy, soil, food, and environment and sustainable development. Through ethical reflections, Bible studies on a different biblical …