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Hope Against Hope: A Necessary Madness?

by Matthew Stemp

08/12/2017 07:19

William Temple Scholar Matthew Stemp writes on the climate crisis and the psychology of a politics of hope. It’s a difficult time to be an environmentalist. During the recent UN meeting on climate change, COP23, a timely report was released with the news that CO2 emissions increased by 2% in 2017. The report dashed hopes […]


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A Prayer called Paddington

by Simon Reader

05/12/2017 08:13

Following a trip to the cinema, Simon Reader ponders our shared values and Justin Welby’s hard stare. “If we’re kind and polite, the world will be right.” Aunt Lucy I highly recommend the latest Paddington movie if you haven’t yet had the chance to see it at the pictures. Having our niece to stay at […]


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Our new Associate Research Fellow Tim Howles considers the Christian response to environmental change, and an exciting forthcoming conference. Pinned up on the notice-board of a church I once attended was a laminated sheet of A4 paper. Its dog-eared edges indicated that it had been there for many months, perhaps even years. The graphic design […]


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