Earth Day Resources

earthApril 22nd is the 44th celebration of the national Earth Day movement. Begun  in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, it was hoped that encouraging public awareness about air and water pollution would bring it to the national political agenda. You can find information about Earth Day and it’s history here.

We have a great many resources on nature, ecology, and faith. Here are a few selections:

Chase, Steven
Nature as Spiritual Practice
Eerdmans, 2011.

natureAlbertson, David and Cabell King, eds.
Without Nature: A New Condition for Theology
Fordham University Press, 2010. e-book.

Brown, Edward R.
Our Father’s World: Mobilizing the Church to Care for Creation
IVP Books, 2008.

Hessel, Dieter T. and Rosemary Radford Ruether, eds.
Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans
Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 2000.

bakkenBakken, Peter W.
Ecology, Justice and Christian Faith: A Critical Guide to the Literature
Greenwood Press, 1995.

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