Readers of Resurgence may be surprised to find an article on environmental leadership written by a Church of England minister. This is double whammy territory. Surely Christianity is responsible both for an anthropocentric understanding of human domination that has wrought havoc on the planet, and for a hierarchical, authoritarian model of leadership? Guilty on both counts, although that guilt is shared, of course, by a range of other secular and religious worldviews. I’m not setting out here to defend the historical record of the churches but rather to suggest there is another Christian tradition, ...


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