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For God so Loved the World ...

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Author
Beresford, Eric B. (Eric Brian), 1957-
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2000 Trinity
Author
Beresford, Eric B. (Eric Brian), 1957-
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2000 Trinity
Issue
98
Page
30-31
Notes
The author, a priest in the Anglican Church of Canada, reviews the Christian, scripture-based commitment to creation and hence to environmental action. He describes the history and work of the Arocha Ecumenical Christian Conservation Centre [i.e. ARocha Christian Field Study Centre and Bird Observatory] at Cruzinha in southern Portugal which was founded by Peter Harris, a Church of England priest and member of BCMS. "The centre works with local environmental groups and is now managed by a local board. It welcomes visitors, mostly student groups coming to study the birds and plants of the Alvor estuary close to the centre. In addition to the work of Christian hospitality, the staff are actively involved in research." "[T]he Anglican Consultative Council is seeking to set up an Anglican Environmental Network. This work will be co-ordinated by the Rev. Canon Eric Beresford, Consultant for Ethics for the Anglican Consultative Council. Our hope is that the network will help Anglicans to work together and, with our ecumenical partners, to reflect something of God's love for all creation, and to promote more just and sustainable environmental practices."
Subjects
A Rocha Christian Field Study Centre and Bird Observatory (Cruzinha, Portugal)
Ecology - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Ecology - Religious aspects - Christianity
Environmental protection - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Environmental protection - Religious aspects - Christianity
Anglican Communion Environmental Network
Harris, Peter, 1952-
Beresford, Eric B. (Eric Brian), 1957-
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T.B.R. Westgate fonds. - 1892-1950

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Main Entry
Westgate, T.B.R.(Thomas Buchanan Reginald), 1872-1951.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
39 cm of textual records.
86 photographs : b&w.
Fonds Number
105
Fonds
T.B.R. Westgate fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
39 cm of textual records.
86 photographs : b&w.
Administrative History
T.B.R. (Thomas Buchanan Reginald) Westgate (1872-1951) was born in Watford, Ontario. He was a graduate of Huron College and was ordained as a priest in 1897. He spent a year in a parish in Comber, Ont. before starting his missionary career. He served as a missionary with the South American Missionary Society in Paraguayan Chaco, 1898-1901, and with the Church Missionary Society (1902-1919) in several places in Tanzania and Uganda in Africa. After returning to Canada, Westgate served as the Field Secretary for Indian and Eskimo Residential School Commission, MSCC (Winnipeg, MB), 1919-1943.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts, printed material, photographs, sermons and diaries relating to his experiences with the South American Missionary Society; Africa, including being a prisoner of war in Africa during WWI; and Indian Residential Schools.
Fonds arranged in the following series: Series 1: Westgate correspondence and papers, 1892-1950 Series 2: Westgate manuscripts, articles and clippings, 1913-1930 Series 3: Westgate photograph collection, 1895-1933 Series 4: Westgate Diaries, 1902-1949
Related Fonds
Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada (MSCC) fonds
Main Entry
Westgate, T.B.R.(Thomas Buchanan Reginald), 1872-1951.
Personal Name
Westgate, T.B.R. (Thomas Buchanan Reginald), 1872-1951
Corporate Name
South American Missionary Society.
Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada (MSCC)
Subjects
Missions -- East Africa
Indian and Eskimo Residential Schools
Prisoners of War
Missionaries
Accession Number
M55-1
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Under the bright wings

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Author
Harris, Peter, 1952-
Publication Date
2000, c1993
Material Type
Book : Paper
Location
Trinity College, Graham Library
Call Number
BT 695.5 H37 2000
Author
Harris, Peter, 1952-
Place
Vancouver BC
Publisher
Regent College Publishing
Publication Date
2000, c1993
Physical_Description
xi, 182 p. : ill. ; 20.5 x 12.8 cm.
Material Type
Book : Paper
Notes
"[By] Peter Harris".
"Illustrations by Susan Rubira".
"Copyright 1993 Peter Harris. First published 1993 in Great Britain by Hodder and Stoughton. Reprinted 2000 by Regent College Publishing". -- verso of t.-p.
Bibliography: pp. 175-176
This book "tells the story of a pioneering work in the beautiful but ravaged Portuguese Algarve. Keenly aware of their Christian responsibility for the environment and towards their neighbours, Peter [a Church of England priest] and Miranda Harris learn from scratch about cross-cultural evangelism, community living and conversation. The A Rocha Christian Field Centre and Bird Observatory [in Cruzinha, Portugal] has now welcomed hundreds of visitors from all over the world". -- back cover.
Contents: Acknowledgments -- Foreword dated July 1992 / John Stott -- [Text] -- Bibliography -- A Rocha: Christmas in Conservation: Postscript dated September 2000 / Barbara Mearns, A Rocha International Staff Member.
Added Entry
Rubira, Susan
Stott, John (John Robert Walmsley), 1921-2011
Mearns, Barbara
Subjects
Harris, Peter, 1952-
Harris, Miranda
A Rocha Christian Field Study Centre and Bird Observatory (Cruzinha, Portugal)
Human ecology - Religious aspects - Christianity
Birds - Religious aspects - Christianity
Environmental ethics
Environmental protection - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Ecology - Religious aspects
Ecology - Religious aspects - Christianity
Lusitanian Church
ISBN
0-88865-697-1 (Canada)
1-57383-188-3 (U.S.A.)
Call Number
BT 695.5 H37 2000
Location
Trinity College, Graham Library
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