CRES

Rewilding- A Christian Perspective

Saturday 27th April 2019- Rewilding- A Christian Perspective. A day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Rev Prof Andy Gosler, Dr John Bimson and Chris Naylor CRES and JRI will join together on 27th April 2019 to look at the topic of Rewilding. We are very pleased to welcome Rev Prof Andy Gosler (Oxford University), Dr John Bimson (formerly of Trinity College, Bristol) and Chris Naylor (A Rocha International) as our guest speakers. Andy and …

New Paper from the CRES Team

A number of those involved in running CRES have considerable publication records, and we have published everything from very popular works to highly academic tomes. But it is unusual for members of the CRES team to work together on an academic article. In October 2018 we published: ‘Creating an Ecological Citizenship’: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives on The Role of Contemporary Environmental Education. This peer-reviewed journal paper is a result of a collaboration between Rev Dr …

New CRES Module: An Introduction to Environmental Ethics

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 12th module for CRES. Module 12: An Introduction to Environmental Ethics. This was written by Martin and Margot Hodson and is based on their Grove booklet of the same name. The module is now approved and can be taken by students. We have decided to make this an “Alternative Compulsory Module” with Module 9 (Rural and Environmental Theology). So all Certificate students must take at least …

Can Business be Green? CRES Day 17th November 2018

Saturday 17th November 2018 – Can Business be Green? CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Ian Brooks and Chet Henderson We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in November. We are very pleased to welcome Ian Brooks (University of the West of England) and Chet Henderson (Unilever) as our guest speakers. Ian will speak on “Green Business: Reality or Greenwash? The pressures on business to be dirty” in the morning, and …

CRES Residential Report: September 2018

CRES Residential Report: September 2018 (Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September 2018) Since 2007 CRES has been running an annual residential at Ripon College Cuddesdon (nr. Oxford) in September. This year it was on Friday and Saturday 7th/8th September. We had a great programme “Stewardship and the Anthropocene” on Friday, starting with an introduction to CRES and the afternoon field trip. After lunch, we had our annual field trip to sites within range of Cuddesdon. …

Stewardship and the Anthropocene

For some years now we have held the CRES residential in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. We have decided to open up the Friday (7th September) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the afternoon we will visit the Earth Trust to see how they manage their land in an environmentally sensitive way. In the evening we will hear from Rev. Tim Howles about …