Natural Disasters and Human Responsibility – Briefing Paper 47

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 47, ‘Natural Disasters and Human Responsibility’ by JRI Vice President Professor Robert White. The Briefing Paper is an adaptation of Faraday Paper number 25. The paper opens with the author’s summary: So-called ‘natural disasters’ such as floods, earthquakes and …

Extending the right to roam: the Countryside Code, Covenant and Christianity

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper 46, by Shelly Dennison who is employed by the countryside charity CPRE Bedfordshire and is a graduate of the CRES course. This paper explores some of the theological questions which Christians might want to ask when considering their position on …

Green Gospel: Christian Responses to the Challenge of the Climate Crisis

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper 44, ‘Green Gospel: Christian Responses to the Challenge of Climate Crisis’ by Nicola Bull MA MSc, MPhil, Mlitt, and Trustee of ‘Operation Noah’. The abstract for the paper reads: “There is widespread acceptance that the world is facing a climate …

A Study on the Environmental Crisis and Covid 19

The John Ray Initiative is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 43, “A Study on the Environmental Crisis and COVID-19” by Revd. Dr. Sam Mortimer. This paper reflects on the theology and praxis around sustainability and climate change, considering the COVID-19 pandemic. It explores the scriptures and …