We are delighted to welcome Dr Ruth Valerio who will present the 2020 lecture based on her book Say Yes to Life
This year’s Micah Lecture will be presented by Dr Ruth Valerio based on her Book a Saying Yes to Life (which was the Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2020 Lent book).
The lecture will lift our focus from natural, everyday concerns to issues that have an impact on millions of lives around the world. As people made in the image of God, we are entrusted to look after what he has created: to share in God's joy and ingenuity in making a difference for good.
Dr Ruth Valerio
Dr Ruth Valerio is Global Advocacy and Influencing Director at Tearfund. An environmentalist, theologian and social activist. Ruth holds a doctorate from Kings College London, and honorary doctorates from the Universities of Winchester and Chichester. She is Canon Theologian at Rochester Cathedral and her home church is part of the 24/7 Prayer Network. She enjoys living sustainably – practising what she preaches and inspiring others as she does so – in the south of England with her family. She is the author of L is for Lifestyle: Christian living that doesn’t cost the earth and Just Living: Faith and community in an age of consumerism.