General Introductions to Religion and the Environment

Resource GuideCompiled by Dave Aftandilian


Albanese, Catherine L. 1990. Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Albanese, Catherine L. 2002. Reconsidering Nature Religion. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International.

Berry, Thomas. 1988. The Dream of the Earth. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Berry, Thomas. 1999. The Great Work: Our Way into the Future. New York: Bell Tower.

Berry, Thomas. 2006. Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as Sacred Community. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Callicott, J. Baird. 1994. Earth's Insights: A Multicultural Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Carroll, John E. 2004. Sustainability and Spirituality. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Carroll, John E., Paul Brockelman, and Mary Westfall, eds. 1997. The Greening of Faith: God, the Environment, and the Good Life. Hanover and London: University Press of New England.

Cooper, David E. and Joy A. Palmer, eds. 1998. Spirit of the Environment: Religion, Value, and Environmental Concern. London and New York: Routledge.

Crosby, Donald A. 2002. A Religion of Nature. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Dunlap, Thomas R. 2004. Faith in Nature: Environmentalism as Religious Quest. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press.

Gatta, John. 2004. Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Gottlieb, Roger S. 2006. A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gottlieb, Roger S., ed. 2003. This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment, second edition. New York and London: Routledge.

Hayden, Tom. 1996. The Lost Gospel of the Earth: A Call for Renewing Nature, Spirirt, and Politics. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Kinsley, David. 1995. Ecology and Religion: Ecological Spirituality in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Nasr, Seyyed Hossein. 1996. Religion and the Order of Nature. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Oelschlaeger, Max. 1994. Caring for Creation: An Ecumenical Approach to the Environmental Crisis. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Rockefeller, Steven C. and John C. Elder, eds. 1992. Spirit and Nature: Why the Environment Is a Religious Issue. Boston: Beacon Press.

Taylor, Bron R., ed. in chief. 2005. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn. 2003. Worldy Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. Chicago and LaSalle, Ill.: Open Court.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn and John A. Grim, eds. 1994. Worldviews and Ecology: Religion, Philosophy, and the Environment. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books.

Walters, Kerry S. and Lisa Portmess, eds. 2001. Religious Vegetarianism: From Hesiod to the Dalai Lama. Albany: State University of New York Press.

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