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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

November 5, 2017:
ARC's Zug Faith in Finance meeting in pictures and in the news
The Zug Faith in Finance meeting, from October 30-November 1 at Lassalle Haus, Zug, Switzerland, could transform how the Sustainable Development Goals are financed; it could help bring about a safer, fairer, cleaner planet. Here are some details of the event in film and pictures, and in the news.

November 2, 2017:
PRESS RELEASE: Major new alliance of religious investment funds creating a better and fairer world
A global movement aimed at shifting billions of dollars of faith-based investments into initiatives supporting sustainable development and the environment has been launched in Zug, Switzerland.

October 24, 2017:
PRESS RELEASE: Faith groups using their investment funds to create a better world
ZUG, SWITZERLAND: October 24, 2017: Financial investors and leaders of more than 30 different faith traditions representing over 500 faith investment groups from eight religions and around three trillion dollars in assets, will meet in Zug this month, together with representatives of the UN and some key ethical “impact” investment funds, for a unique international meeting on Faith in Finance.

October 3, 2017:
Major Catholic church funds to make record divestment from fossil fuels
As more than 40 significant Catholic institutions pledge to make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi, ARC prepares for a landmark meeting in Zug, where representatives from significant religious funds will discuss where they CAN put their investment wealth to make a better planet.

September 30, 2017:
Why the global food industry is killing wild animals and why it matters
ARC's secretary-general Martin Palmer will be giving a talk at Compassion In World Farming's extraordinary and important conference in October on how over-farming is leading to extinction of species. Here he explains how a new narrative is needed, because the current system is about excess, greed and foolishness disguised as ‘market forces’.