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Selected titles from the ARC Bookshop

over 50 titles covering religion and conservation

  Faith in Conservation by Martin Palmer with Victoria Finlay
How different religious worldviews shape environmental policy. Part of the World Bank’s Directions in Development series.
The Times World Religions: A History of Faith
An important text book – full of maps, photographs and accessibly written text combining to produce a comprehensive history of faith.
The Jesus Sutras: Rediscovering the lost religion of Taoist Christianity by Martin Palmer
Three extraordinary stories – the discovery of the first church site in China, built in the seventh century, the history of the Church of the East in Asia, and a new and moving translation of its beautiful liturgies and meditations.

Festivals of the World by Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O’Brien and Martin Palmer
How major religions celebrate their teachings and commemorate landmarks in their history. Includes annual festival calendars.
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Latest news

May 1, 2018:
News from the 8th World Sikh Environment Day 2018
We've just heard from our friends at EcoSikh that the Eighth World Sikh Environment Day was the biggest ever. It was celebrated by 5,100 Sikh Gurdwaras, institutions, schools and communities across India and all over the world on March 14, more than any other years since the beginning of celebration in 2011.

May 1, 2018:
Faith Initiative magazine features religions and environment this month
Faith Initiative magazine www.faithinitiative.co.uk this month has a series of important articles on Faith and climate change, featuring articles by ARC's Martin Palmer and our partner organisations the Bhumi Project and EcoSikh, as well as Harfiyah Haleem from the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences IFEES. Link to the articles here.

April 19, 2018:
Penguin India publishes important new book on Hinduism and Nature
We have just received our copy of Hinduism and Nature by historian, environmentalist (and good friend of ARC) Dr Nanditha Krishna. It is about the mythical stories and religious significance of India's varied landscapes. And how those stories are one of the things that can and might protect India's animals and places from the bulldozers of progress.

April 11, 2018:
Monks Community Forest is part of important new wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia
The Cambodian government last week created a new wildlife sanctuary covering more than 30,000 hectares in Oddar Meanchey province. It includes the Sang Rukhavoan community forest, led by Venerable Bun Saluth and supported by ARC.

April 4, 2018:
Milestone in journey towards international faith-consistent investment
ARC has secured agreement to form an alliance for faith-consistent investment. The agreement was made by world faith representatives at a pivotal meeting at the UN HQ in New York last week.