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The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Welcome to new RPE students!

As we approach the start of term – a quick post to welcome all the RPE students joining us! There are loads of archives here of posts – and will be new ones shortly… In the meantime, feel…

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UNI GLOS RPE and Heathenism.

On the RPE field trip to Glastonbury students were experienced a superb introduction to Heathenism as it is practised in the UK today. Our host was Stuart Brogan, one of the foremost spokespersons for contemporary Heathenism who invited…

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UNI GLOS RPE in Glastonbury

RPE students parted the veil between this world and the beyond on All Hallows Eve in Glastonbury. We managed to ascend the mighty tor in good time and congregated around the heart chakra energy spot. We then went…

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The Ethical and the Political? What does banning climate change protest in London tell us about the current ethical/political climate in the U.K.?

I spent a number of days in Trafalgar square last week researching aspects of climate change activism and spiritual/religious motivation. The protests were, in my experience peaceful, intelligently articulated and based on entirely authentic and genuine beliefs and…

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Uni Glos RPE research at London Climate Change Strike

Central London October Rising: this week I was fortunate enough to talk to a number of climate change activists, many of them from Extinction Rebellion, about how their religious and spiritual beliefs and practices inform their activism. I…

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Faith and Climate Change Activism : University of Gloucestershire RPE active research.

Next week I will be joining a number of faith groups on Lambeth Bridge, London as part of my research on the religious and spiritual aspects of climate change activism. I am really looking forward to working with members of a…

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Wanted: RPE Alumni Stories!

Hi to all RPE Alumni, we are looking for stories and pictures that will let us know how you are getting on… what are you doing? Where are you working? Are you travelling abroad or living in a…

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The New GPS programme for this Autumn

The new autumn programme of the Gloucestershire Philosophical Society starts next week and the first talk will be on Wednesday 2nd October at 7 pm on the FCH campus in room HC203. Professor Ken Gemes from Birkbeck College, University…

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University of Gloucestershire RPE and Climate Change Activism.

As an active researcher in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at University of Gloucestershire I have started to work with members of a number of climate crisis groups looking at the various issues that inspire them to engage in…

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Climate Crisis Strike at University of Gloucestershire

Friday 20th September saw hundreds of climate change activists, many of them members of Extinction Rebellion, gathering on the lawn of Francis Close Hall Campus to hear speeches and sing protest songs. The multitude then set off on a…

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This is What we do! Have a look.

https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/rpe/pages/religion-philosophy-and-ethics-ba-hons.aspx

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