Eco-Theology Day Conference

Painting the Cross in Shades of Green: Environmental Theology for Today

Monday, 17th July 2023

at Ripon College Cuddesdon, Cuddesdon, Nr Oxford OX44 9EX

The climate emergency is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, and therefore the church is called to respond with wisdom, creativity and passionate love. To this end, we invite environmental theologians, ministry practitioners and the general public, to learn and reflect together with experts in the field.



09:30                   Coffee and Register

10:00-11:15         The Rt Revd Olivia Graham, Bishop of Reading

11:15-11:45         Break

11:45-13:00         Dr Celia Deane-Drummond, Laudato Si' Research Institute

Fostering faith, hope and love as ecological virtues

14:00-15:15         Tamsyn Kereopa, PhD candidate, University of Otago

15:15-15:30         Break

15:30-16:45         Dr Tim Middleton, Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford

Earth Trauma: The Ecological Significance of the Crucifixion Earthquake


This Conference is sponsored by the Science for Seminaries Programme funded by research project Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS).

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