Julian weaves in a little of his own faith into each presentation but readily adapts to the audience both in content and length. The talks are not dry botany, but a presentation simply unlike any other.
At all presentations copies of God's Trees will be on sale at the 25% off discount price of £15.
The presentation takes seven very contrasting topics around the general theme of trees in the Bible:
It lasts about 45 minutes and audience response, whether Christian or secular, has been very encouraging.
The presentation takes a further seven topics around the general theme of trees in the Bible:
Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem, olive trees and shepherds, wooden feeding trough in the manger, two of the gifts of the magi – frankincense and myrrh – priceless tree resins much traded and much sought after, Jesus the carpenter's son.
Palms of Palm Sunday, ancient olive grove in the Garden of Gethsemane, the crown of thorns – the possible shrubs and an eastern fable, what we do and do not know about the wood of the Cross, myrrh and aloes, the open fire when Jesus cooked breakfast for his disciples by the sea of Galilee, myths around the Judas tree.