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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

July 23, 2017:
PRESS RELEASE: Society for Conservation Biology gives inaugural Assisi Award for faith-based conservation


July 22, 2017:
PRESS RELEASE: First Sacred Cities Investment meeting, London July 24-25
Representatives of faith-based sacred city proposals totalling nearly a billion dollars will discuss how their initiatives can be funded. They will do so, in part, because Hollywood actors, Leonardo DiCaprio and Arnold Schwarzenegger, concluded that sacred cities should be models for successful sustainable development around the world.

July 18, 2017:
China’s Religious Revival Fuels Environmental Activism: The New York Times reports
New York Times writes a major piece about religions and environment in China including an interview with ARC

July 17, 2017:
Compassion in World Farming: major conference on meat production and extinction of species
Two-thirds of the world's wildlife loss is driven by meat production. @ciwf is holding #extinction17 in October to plan how to cut this.

June 14, 2017:
A statue of the Virgin Mary protects a Philippines coral reef from dynamite fishing
A 14 foot statue of the Virgin Mary, sunk into the coral waters around Bohol, Philippines has caused catastrophic dynamite fishing to end