Welcome to the homepage of  Margot and Martin Hodson, who live in Filkins (Oxfordshire), near Lechlade, UK


Martin and Margot Hodson at Cruzihna, Portugal (October 2014)Margot is Associate Vicar for the Shill Valley and Broadshire Benefice, having previously been Rector of Wychert Vale Benefice (From Feb. 2009 to June 2019),  and Chaplain of Jesus College, Oxford.
She is also Director of Theology and Education for the John Ray Initiative, an educational charity seeking to link faith and environment, and on the management board of A Rocha UK.

Martin has a variety of roles including:
1) Associate Member of the Institute of Human Sciences at the University of Oxford, giving tutorials in Biological Conservation, supervising dissertations, setting and marking exams....
2) Visiting Researcher in Environmental Biology at Oxford Brookes University. He does some teaching and quite a bit of research there.
3) Martin is Operations Manager for the John Ray Initiative. He manages a small staff team based in Gloucester.
4) Martin is Principal Tutor of a distance leaning course leading to a Certificate in Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES). This is co-sponsored by the John Ray Initiative and A Rocha UK. It is based at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, nr. Oxford.

From this page you can access nine of our sites:

Martin's website has information about his research and teaching.
A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues is our 2015 book for the Bible Reading Fellowship.
The Ethics of Climatic Scepticism is our 2015 Grove Booklet.
Functional Biology of Plants is the major plant science text book that Martin co-wrote with John Bryant (2012).
Uncovering Isaiah's Environmental Ethics is Margot's 2011 Grove Booklet.
Climate Change, Faith and Rural Communities is our 2011 booklet for the Agriculture and Theology Project.
Cherishing the Earth has lots of information about our 2008 book.
A Feast of Seasons is a site giving information about Margot's 2000 book.
Olive Roots is a small site providing the teaching materials from study days that Margot has led.

In 2013 we also started Martin and Margot Hodson's Blog to help publicise our writing and speaking.

Updated 25 January 2020