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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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New A level CPD videos: Sources of Authority in Islam (RPE @ University of Gloucestershire).

Part of our new series of CPD videos for A level RS Teachers. This video examines the the role of the Qu’ran in Islam and we look at questions of climate change and responsibility.

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New A level CPD videos: Sources of Authority in Hinduism (RPE @ University of Gloucestershire).

Part of our new series of CPD videos for A level RS Teachers. This video examines the Bhagavad Gita and looks at Bhakti traditions and climate change questions.

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Climate Change, Nationalism, and Yoga in a post-Brexit Semester

We are at the start of the new semester and I am thinking over some of the areas we as Religion, Philosophy and Ethics will be covering. My favourite module is likely to Emergent Spiritualities which covers a…

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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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