13th September 2014 - One Day Conference "Mission and Minds: Cultural Challenge" - London

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This world is God’s world, and mission is joining God in his caring for, sustaining and transforming His world, with the goal of re-establishing harmony between God and his creation, including humankind. It is a privilege and joy to be part of God's mission in the university setting. We are focusing on crossing the boundary between academia and the church - this is a really important issue.
Purpose: To explore how to see academic work as part of God crossing cultures on His mission and delighting in using academics like us in this work

Why we live on this planet

Why we live on this planet

Geographer and climate modeller, Professor Mike Hulme writes in his recent book, "Why we disagree ..." that the "idea of climate change should be used to rethink and renegotiate our wider social goals about how and why we live on this planet."

Reviewing the book in the Times Higher Education, Steven Yearley writes that Prof. Hulme "makes it clear that his strong Christian beliefs are central to his position. ... We do not live merely to combat anthropic climate change ... we will want to include our ultimate goals in the choices we make now ..."
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Mike Hulme (2009). Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity. 432 pages. Cambridge University Press.
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[This Perspective is also included under the heading ENVIRONMENT: The idea of climate change.]