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 …

Looking Forward to COP26

Bishop David Atkinson has been at the forefront of theological thinking about climate change. He has recently produced a paper, “Looking Forward to COP26”,  concerning his thoughts on the crucial climate change meeting in Glasgow next year. He has asked if we could publish it for him. The paper can …

Building on the Rock

Biblical foundations for a stable economy We are very grateful to Rev. Philip Lyes for allowing us to publish his series of TEN Small Group Bible studies on Biblical economics. The subject of economics is hugely influential in the world today, and the way we run our economies has a …

“Communicating the Environment” – BP41

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper No. 41, “Communicating the Environment”. In this paper retired management consultant Rob Hitchcock and Methodist Presbyter Philip Wagstaff look at the ‘how’ of effective campaigning for a fairer world. They consider the challenges and restraints to communication, and then the …

Natural Radioactivity, Radiation Exposure and Our Environment – BP37

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of JRI Briefing Paper number 37, Natural Radioactivity, Radiation Exposure and Our Environment by Dr. Robert S. Dutch. This briefing paper looks at natural radioactivity, radiation exposure and the environment, with a focus on ionising radiation which may have biological effects on cells. …