Revised CRES Module: Globalization and Faith

We are pleased to announce the total revision of Module 4 for CRES: Globalization and Faith. The original version was written by Rev Dr John Reader over ten years ago and it was starting to date. For the revised 2nd edition John has much simplified the text, and it is intended to be accompanied by “The Very Short Introduction to Globalization” by Manfred Steger. The revised module is now ready and can be taken by …

CRES Admissions 2019

CRES (Christian Rural and Environmental Studies)  is a distance learning course usually taken over two years. If you are interested probably the best place to look first is our CRES Certificate page. Then you might have some questions. If that is the case try our Frequently Asked Questions page first!  If you still have questions then Contact Us. Then finally if you would like to apply download an Application Form and send it back to us with …

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 …