Blue Planet, Blue God
Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th September 2019

A conference for anyone concerned with the well being of our planet and our oceans.

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This is a conference for anybody concerned with the well being of our planet and our oceans. After the acclaimed Blue Planet 2 series on television we are fortunate to have Prof. Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson with us whose book offers a fresh new lens through which to look at the Bible. We will be helped to look at the theme of caring for our planet of which 71% is sea and of how this fits with our understanding of scripture. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about one of the most pressing issues of our age.

This conference is run in collaboration with the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, and Westminster College, Cambridge.


Keynote speakers are Prof Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson authors of the book ‘Blue Planet, Blue God; The bible and the sea’ SCM Press 2017.

Meric Srokosz is Professor of Physical Oceanography at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton and a former Associate Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion.

Rebecca Watson has a DPhil examining occurrences of the theme of ‘chaos’ in the Psalter. Her first post was as a Lecturer in Biblical Studies at what is now the University of Cumbria. She is an affiliated lecturer of the University of Cambridge.


The conference is taking place at Westminster College, who can provide further information on admin@westminster.cam.ac.uk 01223 330632.. Please send them your completed booking form.

Prices, inclusive of accommodation and meals, are £169 for a single room and £307 for a double room. There is a day delegate rate of £81.