F&A Series: Wangari Maathai’s environmental Bible

The 3rd of March marks the celebration of Africa Environment Day. Since 2012, this day is jointly commemorated with Wangari Maathai Day, in recognition of the life and legacy of the late Professor Wangari Maathai (1940–2011). With relentless energy and great vision, she devoted her life to protecting the natural environment and promoting sustainable development. Among many... Continue Reading →

F&A Series: Islamic Environmental Activism – Theology, Relationship, and Action

Dr Rosemary Hancock is a Research Associate at Notre Dame University where she is convenor of the Religion and Global Ethics program and is Managing Editor of Solidarity: Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics. Her monograph on 'Islamic Environmentalism: Activism in the United States and Great Britain' was published in 2018 by Routledge. ... Continue Reading →

Faith & Activism: Call for Contributions

In an ongoing call, the Leeds Centre for Religion and Public Life is publishing a special online series via our ‘Religion in Public’ site titled ‘Faith and Activism’. This series explores the diverse and complex relationship between faith and socio-political activism in a variety of global contexts and in relation to a range of public... Continue Reading →

How Long Is Now? Reflections on Berlin, Deep Time and Planetary Futures

Stefan Skrimshire is a lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. He was a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam for ten weeks over the summer of 2016. During this time he lived in East Berlin.  Walking westwards along Oranienburger Strasse in Berlin-Mitte, the building-high... Continue Reading →

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