SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THEOLOGY & THE ENVIRONMENT
Alpers, Kenneth. "Starting Point for Ecological Theology; A Bibliographical Survey." New Theology 8. Edited by Martin Marty and Dean Peerman. New York: Macmillan, 1971.
The American Lutheran Church. The Land. Minneapolis: Office of the Church in Society American Lutheran Church, 1982.
Anderson, Bernhard W., ed. Creation in the Old Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984.
Barbour, Ian G., ed. Earth Might Be Fair: Reflections on Ethics, Religion, and Ecology.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1982.
Barney, Gerald. Global 2000 Revisited: What Shall We Do? Millennium Institute.
(call 1-800-537-9359 for copies.)
Berry, Thomas. The Dream of the Earth. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1988.
Berry, Wendell. A Continuous Harmony: Essays Cultural and Agricultural. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1970.
. What Are People For? Berkeley: North Point, 1991.
Birch, Bruce C. and Larry L. Rasmussen. The Predicament of the Prosperous. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1978.
Birch, Charles and John B. Cobb, Jr. The Liberation of Life: From the Cell to the Community. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Birch, Charles, William Eakin, and Jay B. McDaniel, eds. Liberating Life: Contemporary Approaches to Ecological Theology. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1990.
Bradley, Ian. God Is Green. New York: Image/Doubleday, 1992.
Brown, Lester R. State of the World. Published each year through W.W. Norton & Company.
Brueggemann, Walter. The Land: Place as Gift, Promise and Challenge in Biblical Faith. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1977.
. Using God's Resources Wisely: Isaiah and Urban Possibility. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993.
Care of the Earth: An Environmental Resource Manual for Church Leaders. Edited by Tina Krause (1994). Available through the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (1100 East 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615).
Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice. Social Statement adopted by the 1993 Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Available in Spanish and English from the ELCA Distribution Service, 426 S. Fifth St., Box 1209, Minneapolis, MN 55440, (800) 328-4648.
Carmody, John. Ecology And Religion: Toward a New Christian Theology of Nature. New York: Paulist Press, 1984.
Cobb, John. Is It Too Late? A Theology of Ecology. Beverly Hills: Bruce Books, 1972.
Cobb, John and Herman Daly. For the Common Good: Redirecting the Community Toward the Environment and a Sustainable Future. Boston: Beacon Press, 1988.
Cooper, Tim. Green Christianity: Caring for the Whole Creation. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1990.
DeGrote, Barbara and David Sorenson. 'Tis a Gift to be Simple: Embracing the Freedom of Living with Less. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 1992.
Devall, Bill and George Sessions. Deep Ecology. Salt Lake City: Peregine Smith, 1985.
DeWitt, Calvin B. The Environment and the Christian: What Does the New Testament
. Models of God: Theology for an Ecological, Nuclear Age. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987.
Meyer, Art and Jocele. Earthkeepers: Environmental Perspectives on Hunger, Poverty, and Injustice. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1991.
Moltmann, Jürgen. God in Creation: A New Theology of Creation and the Spirit of God. Translated by Magaret Kohl. London: SCM Press Ltd, 1985.
NACCE Proceedings 1987. "Christian Ecology: Building an Environmental Ethic for the Twenty-First Century." San Francisco: NACCE, 1988.
Nash, James A. Loving Nature: Ecological Integrity and Christian Responsibility. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1991.
Nash, Roderick. American Environmentalism: Readings in Conservation History. 3rd ed. NY: McGraw Hill, 1990.
. The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.
101 Ways to Help Save the Earth with Fifty-two Weeks of Congregational Activities. New York: The Greenhouse Crisis Foundation and Eco-Justice Working Group of the National Council of Churches of Christ, 1990.
Peli-can Project. (Materials for elementary-aged children about environmental stewardship.) Augsburg Fortress Publishers. For more information contact the Commission for Financial Support or Division for Congregational Ministries of the ELCA
Platt, LaVonne, ed. Hope for the Family Farm. Newton, KS: Faith and Life Press, 1987.
Presbyterian Eco-Justice Task Force. Keeping and Healing the Creation. Louisville, KY: Committee on Social Witness Policy, 1989.
Ralston, Holmes III. Environmental Ethics. Philadelphia: Temple University, 1988.
Roberts, Elizabeth, and Elias Amidon, eds. Earth Prayers. San Francisco: Harper, 1991.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing. New York: Harper Collins, 1993.
Santmire, H. Paul. Brother Earth: Nature, God and Ecology in Time of Crisis.
Nashville: Nelson, 1970.
. The Travail of Nature: The Ambiguous Ecological Promise of Christian Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1985.
Santmire, H. Paul & Paul Lutz. Ecological Renewal. Philadephia: Fortress 1972.
Sittler, Joseph. Essays on Nature and Grace. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1972.
Taylor, Paul W. Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. Hymn of the Universe. Trans. Simon Bartholomew. New York: Harper & Row, 1974.
Westermann, Claus. Blessing: In the Bible and the Life of the Church. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977.
Wilson, Edward O. The Diversity of Life. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992.
VIDEOS OF RELATED INTEREST:
At One With Creation. Produced by the Congregational Ministries Division of the Presbyterian Church (1993). Available from the Distribution Management Centre of the Presbyterian Church (1-800-524-2612).
For Our Children. A video and study guide produced by the United Methodists. Available from MCC, Akron, PA 17501.
The Greening of Faith (two Programs). Available from Earth Ministry, 1305 NE 47th St, Seattle, WA 98105 Ph: (206)632-2426.
Race to Save the Planet. Ten 60-minute programs on environmental problems and ways to address them. Produced by WGBH in Boston (1990). (Shown on PBS.) Distributed by Intellimation (Santa Barbara).