Guided Retreat: The Wisdom of Trees

Saturday, 16th July 2022: 10am - 4pm

A day to focus on Biblical reflections on the environment and our relationship with it, based on the book Green Reflections: biblical inspiration for sustainable living which asks "how should we look after the world we inhabit?" It brings together scientific and theological wisdom to offer 62 reflections inspired by passages from the Bible in a thoughtful exploration that encourages both reflection and response. 

Retreat Leaders:

Revd Margot Hodson, Director of Theology and Education at The John Ray Initiative and Associate Vicar of the Shill Valley and Broadshire Benefice and was previously Chaplain of Jesus College, Oxford. She is the JRI representative on the board of A Rocha UK. 

Dr Martin Hodson, Operations Director at The John Ray Initiative. He is a plant scientist and environmental biologist, and a former Principal Lecturer, and now Visiting Researcher at Oxford Brookes University. He is also Associate Member of the Institute of Human Sciences at the University of Oxford. Martin is Principal Tutor of Christian Rural and Environmental Studies. The tour scientist for the Hope for Planet Earth tours, he writes and speaks widely on environmental issues. 

£30 to include lunch.

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