A Five week -session course facilitated by Rev Ruth Newton of the Diocese of Leeds on behalf of the North East Churches Environment group
- What are the connections between ecological concerns and faith?
- Does the Bible help or hinder us when thinking about creation-care?
- Is Salvation just for humans?
These are some of the questions addressed in The Bible and Ecology Course. Using online material from the University of Exeter, you will have the chance to hear from expert theologians in this area, followed by discussion in a local group.
Taking place on Zoom Thursdays in Jul from 7.30 to 9pm.
Thursday 1st July and continuing on 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of July.
Rev Ruth Newton is parish priest of St John’s, Sharow, near Ripon and author of Greeningthelectionary.net. Ruth is studying for a Doctorate in eco-theology and mission. She is member of the Church of England General Synod and Area Environment Champion for Ripon Episcopal Area (South).
To register, please contact the North East Churches Ecumenical Environment group on this email. Places are limited.
What previous participants said about the course:
“This course has helped to pull to gather lots of disparate thoughts I have had on the environment and enabled me to place them on a strong Biblical framework.”
“I’ve found it really helpful to try to see eco issues form others’ perspectives. Thank you Ruth for your excellent facilitation.”
“The group discussion on the course has been really stimulating. I have learnt a lot from others”