Christianity and the Environment


Bennett, Jeffrey O. A Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions about the Science, the Consequences, and the Solutions, 2016.

Blanchard, Kathryn D’Arcy. An Introduction to Christian Environmentalism: Ecology, Virtue, and Ethics. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2014.*

Bodansky, Daniel, Jutta Brunnée, and Lavanya Rajamani. International Climate Change Law. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Brunner, Daniel L., Jennifer L. Butler, and A. J. Swoboda. Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology: Foundations in Scripture, Theology, History, and Praxis. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2014.*

Maslin, Mark. Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction. Third edition. Very short introductions 118. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Slobodkin, Lawrence B. A Citizen’s Guide to Ecology. New York, N.Y: Oxford University Press, 2003.


Abbate, Michael. Gardening Eden: How Creation Care Will Change Your Faith, Your Life, and Our World. 1st ed. Colorado Springs, Colo: WaterBrook Press, 2009.

Bahnson, Fred, and Norman Wirzba. Making Peace with the Land: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation. Resources for reconciliation. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Books, 2012.*

Bartholomew. Cosmic Grace + Humble Prayer: The Ecological Vision of the Green Patriarch Bartholomew I. Edited by John Chryssavgis. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co, 2003.*

Bartlett, Woody. Living by Surprise: A Christian Response to the Ecological Crisis. New York: Paulist Press, 2003.*

Bauckham, Richard. Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation. Sarum theological lectures. Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press, 2010.*

Bauckham, Richard. Living with Other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology. Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press, 2011.*

Berry, Wendell. The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry. Edited by Norman Wirzba. Washington, D.C: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2002.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven. For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care. 2nd ed. Engaging culture. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Academic, 2010.*

Brainard, Lael, Abigail Jones, and Nigel Purvis, eds. Climate Change and Global Poverty: A Billion Lives in the Balance? Washington, D.C: Brookings Institution Press, 2009.

Bredin, Mark. The Ecology of the New Testament: Creation, Re-Creation, and the Environment, 2010.*

Brokaw, Nicholas V. L., ed. A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response. Long-Term Ecological Research Network series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Brueggemann, Walter. The Land: Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith. 2nd ed. Overtures to biblical theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2002.*

Companion, Michèle, and Miriam S. Chaiken, eds. Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience. New York, NY: CRC Press is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa Business, 2017.

Cripps, Elizabeth. Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World. First edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Davis, Ellen F. Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.*

Dunlap, Riley E., and Robert J. Brulle, eds. Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Fitzpatrick, Tony. Climate Change and Poverty: A New Agenda for Developed Nations. Bristol: The Policy Press, 2014.

Gore, Albert. An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do about It. Emmaus, Pa: Rodale Press, 2006.*

Habel, Norman C, and Vicky Balabanski, eds. The Earth Story in the New Testament. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press, 2003.*

Hoffman, Andrew J. How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate. Stanford, California: Stanford Briefs, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2015.

Houghton, J. T. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing. Fifth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Incropera, Frank P. Climate Change: A Wicked Problem: Complexity and Uncertainty at the Intersection of Science, Economics, Politics and Human Behavior. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Jacobson, Mark Z. Air Pollution and Global Warming: History, Science, and Solutions. 2nd ed. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Levy, Barry S., and Jonathan Patz, eds. Climate Change and Public Health. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Lomborg, Bjørn, ed. Global Crises, Global Solutions. 2nd ed. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Marohasy, Jennifer, ed. Climate Change: The Facts 2017. Melbourne: Institute of Public Affairs – Victoria., 2017.

Møller, A. P., Wolfgang Fiedler, and P. Berthold, eds. Effects of Climate Change on Birds. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Nash, James A. Loving Nature: Ecological Integrity and Christian Responsibility. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1991.*

Niemelä, Jari, ed. Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications. Oxford biology. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Pearson, Charles S. Economics and the Challenge of Global Warming. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Rasmussen, Larry L. Earth-Honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key. Place of publication not identified: Oxford University Press, 2015.*

Reid, Hannah. Climate Change and Human Development. London, UK: Zed Books, 2014.

Romm, Joseph J. Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Sakhar̲iya, Jōrj. Alternatives Unincorporated: Earth Ethics from the Grassroots. Cross cultural theologies. Oakville, CT: Equinox Pub, 2011.*

Smith, Philip. Climate Change as Social Drama: Global Warming in the Public Sphere. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Snyder, Howard A., and Joel Scandrett. Salvation Means Creation Healed: The Ecology of Sin and Grace: Overcoming the Divorce between Earth and Heaven. Eugene, Or: Cascade Books, 2011.*

Taylor, Sarah McFarland. Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Theokritoff, Elizabeth. Living in God’s Creation: Orthodox Perspectives on Ecology. Foundations series bk. 4. Crestwood, N.Y: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2009.*

Van Dyke, Fred. Between Heaven and Earth: Christian Perspectives on Environmental Protection. Santa Barbara, Calif: Praeger, 2010.*

Van Dyke, Fred. Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 1996.*

White, Gregory. Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Wirzba, Norman. Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.*

Wirzba, Norman. From Nature to Creation: A Christian Vision for Understanding and Loving Our World. The church and postmodern culture. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2015.*

Wood, Chris M., and D. G. McDonald, eds. Global Warming: Implications for Freshwater and Marine Fish. Society for Experimental Biology seminar series 61. Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

*Refers to those written from a Christian perspective.