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4. Ecological Crisis, Environmentalism, and Christian Worldview

  • Armstrong, Susan & Richard Botzler. Environmental Ethics. New York: McGraw Hill, 1993.
  • Bauman, Whitney. Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics: From Creatio ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius. New York: Routledge, 2009.
  • Berry, R. J. Ecology and the Environment: The Mechanisms, Marring, and Maintenance of Nature. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton, 2011.
  • Berry, R. J., ed. Environmental Stewardship: Critical Perspectives, Past and Present. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2006.
  • Carroll, John, et al., editors. The Greening of Faith: God, the Environment, and the Good Life. Hannover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997.
  • Case-Winters, Anna. Reconstructing a Christian Theology of Nature: Down to Earth. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
  • Chapman, Audrey et al. Consumption, Population, and Sustainability: Perspectives from Science and Religion. Washington DC: Island Press, 2000.
  • Conroy, Donald, ed. Earth at Risk: An Environmental Dialogue Between Religion and Science. New York Humanity Books, 2000.
  • Coward, Harold & Daniel Maguire. Visions of a New Earth: Religious Perspectives on Population, Consumption, and Ecology.  Albany, NY: SUNY, 2000.
  • Deane-Drummond, Celia E. The Ethics of Nature. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
  • DeWitt, Calvin. Caring for Creation: Responsible Stewardship of God’s Handiwork. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1998.
  • Eldredge, Niles. Dominion. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997.
  • Fern, Richard L. Nature, God, and Humanity: Envisioning an Ethics of Nature. New York: Cambridge, 2002.
  • Gottlieb, Roger S. A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet’s Future. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Gottlieb, Roger S., editor. This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment. Revised edition. New York: Routledge, 2004.
  • Gudorf, Christine E. & James E. Huchingson. Boundaries: A Casebook in Environmental Ethics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003.
  • Haffner, Paul. The Cross and the Rainforest: A Critique of Radical Green Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1996.
  • King, Carolyn M. Habitat of Grace: Biology, Christianity, and the Global Environmental Crisis. Adelaide: Australian Theological Forum, 2002.
  • Lodge, David M. & Christopher Hamlin, eds. Religion and the New Ecology: Environmental Responsibility in a World in Flux. Notre Dame, IL: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.
  • Marshall, Peter. Nature’s Web: Rethinking Our Place on Earth. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1996.
  • McFague, Sally. A New Climate for Theology: God, the World and Global Warming. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2008.
  • Nash, James A. Loving Nature. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1991.
  • Nash, Roderick F. The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.
  • Schaefer, Jame. Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009.
  • Sideris, Lisa H. Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.
  • Toolan, David. At Home in the Cosmos. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2001.
  • Wennberg, Robert N. God, Humans, and Animals: An Invitation to Enlarge our Moral Universe. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.
  • Wilson, Edward O. The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth. New York: Norton, 2006.

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