Author: <span>John McKeown</span>

New External Examiner

We are pleased to announce that Dr Sarah Dunlop has agreed to become the next external examiner for CRES. Sarah is a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. Currently working on a project to study the social engagement of mega churches in London, Sarah is a practical theologian who specialises in empirical research to study contemporary ecclesiology. Sarah will take up this role with immediate effect, but we …

2009 Graduates

On Saturday 12th September 2009, another four students on Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES) graduated at Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr. Oxford. Simon Brown, Hazel Byford and Alison Hudson all gained Certificates, and Jean Lorimer had a Diploma. Congratulations to all four! This brings the total CRES graduates to 17 since the course started.

2006 Residential

The Annual CRES Residential took place this year at Offa House, Offchurch, nr. Leamington Spa on 15th /16th September 2006. The meeting began on the first day with the AGM of Christian Rural Concern (CRuC), followed by lunch. The four 1st year students then gave short talks on the modules they had taken in the past year. After tea we discussed a whole range of issues concerning the future development of the course. Before dinner …