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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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ISKCON and GLOS RPE discuss climate change.

Students had the pleasure of meeting with three Bhaktas from the Welsh (Cardiff) International Society of Krishna Consciousness temple community last Monday. As part of the ongoing theme of how religion engages with the climate change emergency the…

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Buddhism and Climate Activism @ RPE Glos

This week we were delighted to host Satya Robin, an ordained member of the Pureland Buddhist tradition based in Malvern. Satya is a seasoned activist and campaigner for Extinction rebellion Buddhists and has been engaging in direct non…

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Extinction Rebellion Muslims visit RPE @Glos

Students who have been examining the relationship between climate change and the worlds religions had the opportunity to listen to and engage with Mothiur Rahman one of the co-founders of XR Muslims. Mothiur provided a really interesting account…

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The New/Old Yoga

Last week we were fortunate enough to have Dr Theo Wildcroft come in for our Emergent Spiritualities module to speak about her research on post lineage yoga. Theo provided students with a fascinating and engaging account of Yoga…

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Climate Change at UNI of Gloucestershire Religion Philosophy and Ethics

As part of one of our level 5 modules students have been asked to engage with active research when it comes to the relationship between religious and spiritual movements and the question of the environment and the climate…

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Gloucestershire Philosophical Society Winter Programme

Since the mid 1980’s Gloucestershire Philosophical Society have held meetings on a variety of topics. We aim to provide a forum for debate on issues of current interest alongside informative lectures from specialists in many areas of philosophical,…

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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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