Climate and NVDA Theology

As Christians, it’s important that the actions we are taking are theologically grounded. This page has a range of videos and written pieces on the topic of climate, non-violent direct action and civil disobedience..

 

Isn’t this climate change all just God’s plan?

Click here for an answer written by Rev Michael Shaw

 

Is Non-violent direct action theologically justified?

Click here for an answer written by John Clements and Thalia Carr

 

What did Jesus have to say about non-violent direct action?

Below is a video answer by Fr Martin Newell

 

What is the role of relationship in our spiritual journey to justice?

Click here for the script of a session led by Rev Vanessa Elson called ‘Worship in an Age of Utility – Part 1’

 

How is non-violent direct action a form of worship?

Click here for the script of a session led by Rev Vanessa Elson called ‘Worship in an Age of Utility – Part 2’

 

What role does prayer play in non-violent direct action?

Click here for the script of a session led by Rev Vanessa Elson

 

What can the women of the old testament tell us about non-violent direct action?

Below are video answers by eco-theologian Rachie Ross

 

If this is our Kairos time, what does this moment ask of us?

Martin Newell leads a discussion on kairos time – ‘ Kairos time is a time for decision. God is acting, and we have to decide what side we are going to be on’. You can find the transcript for the talk by clicking here.

 

What can the book of Daniel tell us about non-violent direct action?

Martin Newell leads a discussion on Daniel, non-violent direct action and civil disobedience. You can find the transcript for the talk by clicking here.

 

What can we learn about non-violent direct action from the story of Huldah in two Kings and 2 Chronicals?

 

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