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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 6, 2018:
The ARChive donated to the University of Bath
The ARC collection of archival material and books has now been donated to the University of Bath

September 17, 2018:
Redefining a good investment: Faithinvest announced
A new organisation was announced today, bringing together some of the largest religious investors representing trillions of dollars. It might change the world. It will certainly redefine the meaning of a “good investment”.

September 14, 2018:
The second Zug Faith in Finance starts this weekend. A new organisation will be announced.
Religious investors and organisations representing many billions of investment dollars are meeting this weekend in Zug, Switzerland. The meetings will announce the details of a new organisation FaithInvest which could change the face of religious investment, and perhaps all investment.

September 13, 2018:
Report from the First Maoshan Daoist Ecological Temples Forum
The First Maoshan Daoist Ecological Temples Forum ran from August 19-21 at Maoshan near Nanjing. It has been described by the China Daoist Association (CDA) as the ‘most successful Daoist event for 10 years”. This is what happened.

September 4, 2018:
The Daoists’ latest long-term eco plan bans rhino horn, ivory; addresses mercy release crisis
No rhino horn. No ivory. No killing pangolins. An important newlong-term environmental plan drafted by Chinese Daoist leadership includes guidelines that Chinese medicine should never use endangered animal parts, as well as a recognition that dongtian, "heavenly grottoes" are critical ecosystems, protected by Daoists for millennia, needing protecting now.