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Award winner will present Michael Perham University and Cathedral Lecture

Award-winning writer and campaigner Hannah Malcolm will explore the relationship between environmental issues and faith when she presents the Michael Perham University and Cathedral Lecture 2022.

Entitled ‘Faith in a Time of Climate Change’, Hannah will consider questions such as ‘What does the climate crisis reveal to us about being human?’ and ‘How should we rethink our faith in the face of global collapse?’.

Hannah (pictured) was the winner of the 2019 Church Times Theology Slam – a competition endorsed by the Archbishop of Canterbury and judged by top theologians – and edited Words for a Dying World: Stories of Grief and Courage from the Global Church.

She regularly speaks and writes about climate justice and environmental theology, and is a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day.

She is currently training for ministry in the Church of England and writing a PhD on a theology of climate and ecological grief.

The Michael Perham University and Cathedral Lecture 2022 will take place on 23 May between 7pm and 8.30pm at the University’s Francis Close Hall Campus in Cheltenham.

Admission is free but places must be booked in advance.

The Michael Perham University and Cathedral Lecture series is named to commemorate of Michael Perham. As well as being Bishop of Gloucester, Michael was Pro-Chancellor of University of Gloucestershire for many years, served as Chair of the University Council, and was instrumental in developing closer relationships between the University and the Diocese.