Climate change - a Christian perspective

By Sir John Houghton 07 Apr 2014

In this talk the co-chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Scientific Assessment working group 1988-2002 presents what he believes to be the impact of climate change.

He goes on to explain the IPCC process, the relationships between Christianity and climate change in the US, what he calls the "Denial Industry", concluding with the moral and Christian imperatives to take action.

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Modern Spirituality: learning from the poets

This Cambridge Paper offers a brief account of current alternative spiritual practices before asking what it is like to negotiate the tension between the assumptions of secularity and the impulses towards extra-ordinary forms of experience. Some of the richest accounts of modern spirituality come from the 1930s, and this paper examines some of the period’s profoundest poetic explorations of belief. 

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