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Media invitation: Towards an ecological reformation of all Christian traditions

Media invitation for our book launch on Friday 9th September 2016

"Since climate change and ecological destruction are getting more and more menacing for humanity, climate issues provide a global challenge which should be reflected also in theological education and formation worldwide" Dietrich Werner

You are invited to the launch of our new book "Eco-Theology, Climate Justice and Food Security - Resources and Theological Perspectives for Theological Education and Christian Leadership" edited by Dietrich Werner and Elisabeth Jeglitzka

  • Date and time: Friday 9 September 2016 from 12h45 – 13h30 *
  • Venue: Ecumenical Centre, 150 route de Ferney, 1218 Le Grand Saconnex/Geneva
  • Speakers: Dietrich Werner, Senior Advisor Theology, Ecumenical Education and Research, Bread for the World and Professor for Intercultural Theology; Ignace Haaz, Globethics.net Publications Manager; Andreas Waldvogel, Programme Executive Online Library, Globethics.net
  • RSVP: Loyola Ranarison, Programme Executive Digital Media and Communications, Globethics.net, ranarison@globethics.net

‘EcoTheology, Climate Justice and Food Security' cover

What's the context?

2015: Globethics.net, the World Council of Churches, Bread for the World and the United Evangelical Mission conducted a global survey on activities of churches on the challenges and the solutions around Ecotheology, Climate Justice and Food Security issues from theological education, ecumenical formation and Christian leadership development perspectives.

March 2016: all those involved in the survey met at the Volos Academy in Greece for a follow-up consultation on ‘Resources and Best Practice Models for Ecotheology, Climate Justice and Food Security'. Participants approved a ‘Manifesto for the Ecological Reformation of Christianity' in which they ask churches to work together and to be actively involved in initiatives to respond to environmental challenges.

September 2016: The final report is now published, available online and in print. In parallel, we will also launch the EcoTheology online collection with more than 17,000 resources.

More information

Download this media invitation (PDF - 170 KB)

* please feel free to bring your own lunch or to bring food from the cafeteria