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October 14th 2019

In the beating of a wing

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St Ethelburga Stained Glass Window

This is a transcript of the address given by Rev. Dave Tomlinson at the St Ethelburga’s Feast Day celebration held on October 10th. In the early 1960s Edward Lorenz, a meteorologist, tried to understand why it is so hard to make accurate predictions about the weather. Crucially, he observed that…

August 23rd 2019

Radical Resilience and Refugees

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Guest blog by Bruna Kadlez, Associate Fellow of St Ethelburga’s In the middle of 2012, the battles and bombs reached Aleppo, once Syria´s second largest city and the country´s economic centre. In that time, Myria Toukmaji was a senior student of Fine Arts at the University of Aleppo and a…

June 26th 2019

Deep Adaptation: Washed up on a beach, sober

Justine Huxley

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Justine Huxley

Justine Huxley, CEO of St Ethelburga’s writes about the experience of hosting a group working with deep adaptation, a map for navigating climate breakdown:  “Yesterday we returned from our second pilot retreat exploring deep adaptation.  Sharing a stunningly beautiful location in Sussex with buzzards, falcon and roe deer, we spent…

May 29th 2019

Climate and conflict: Preparing for the storm

Justine Huxley

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Justine Huxley

Dr Justine Huxley, CEO of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation & Peace, reflects on deepening societal divisions, climate breakdown and conflict, highlighting the need to move beyond denial, and tailor our responses for the coming storm.    Over the last 6 months, the fractures in our world seem to be…

May 7th 2019

The Art of Receiving

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Ioannis

Wendy May Jacobs is a curate in Portsmouth, and a participant on the Journey of Hope pilgrimage created by Reconcilers Together. In this blog she reflects on her learning from the most recent module hosted by the Rose Castle Foundation and Place for Hope, focusing on radical hospitality and host-guest…