Environmental Justice
"Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle."

Pope John Paul II,
1990 World Day of Peace Message


Environment



DOCUMENTS, STATEMENTS

Peace with God the Creator, Peace with all of Creation Pope John Paul II's 1990 World Day for Peace message

We Are Still Betraying the Mandate God Has Given Us A Declaration on the Environment Signed by Pope John Paul II and Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, June 10, 2002

Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence, and the Common Good 2001 statement of the U.S. Catholic Bishops

Companions in Creation A 1991 pastoral statement of the Catholic bishops of Florida

Celebrate Life: Care for Creation The Alberta bishops' 1998 letter on ecology

Columbia River Pastoral Letter Project The Columbia River is the focus of an extensive pastoral letter project launched by seven Catholic bishops of the Northwest and Canada, and will culminate in a pastoral letter to be issued by the bishops in the year 2000

And God Saw That It Was Good A Pastoral Letter of the Bishops of the Boston Province, 2000

This Land is Home to Me A Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Appalachia, 1975

At Home in the Web of Life: A Pastoral Message on Sustainable Communities in Appalachia Catholic Bishops of Appalachia, 1996

Our Relationship with the Environment: The Need for Conversion Commission for Social Affairs, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

You Love All That Exists Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2003

Cry of the Earth; Cry of the Poor From the Social Affairs Committee of the bishops of Quebec

Pastoral Letter on the Environment From Bishop Michael Malone of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia

A New Earth: An Environmental Challenge Australian Bishops Conference, 2002

What is Happening to Our Beautiful Land? Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, 1988

The Call of Creation: God's Invitation and the Human Response 2002 document of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales

An Orthodox Statement on the Environmental Crisis By The Ecumenical Patriarchate, 1990

Christian Faith Statement on the Ecology This statement was compiled and endorsed by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the World Council of Churches, and the Vatican Franciscan Center of Environmental Studies

A Common Declaration on the Environment By the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee, March 1998

Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice 1993 statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Environmental Racism United Methodist Church, 2004

Judaism Statements on the Ecology Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life: "Mission Statement;" Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life: "Resolution On Energy And Environment Priorities;" Interfaith Climate Network: "Let There Be Light: Energy Conservation and God's Creation;" Jewish Council for Public Affairs: "JCPA Statement on Climate Change;" Jewish Council for Public Affairs: "JCPA Statement on Environmental Leadership and Justice;" National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council: "Statement on The Protection of Biological Diversity;" Statement Prepared by Professor Nahum Rakover for the World Jewish Congress: "Jewish Faith Statement"

Islamic Statements on the Ecology The Association of Muslim Scientists and Engineers: "Guardians of the Natural Order;" United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development: "Islamic Declaration on Sustainable Development (pdf format);" Statement Prepared by Hyder Ihsan Mahasneh for the Muslim World League: "Islamic Faith Statement"

Baha'i Faith Statement Issued by the Baha'i Office of the Environment on behalf of the Baha'i International Community

Zoroastrian Faith Statement Prepared by the Athravan Education Trust and Zoroastrian Studies, the two main academic bodies responsible to the Zoroastrian faith for theological developments and study

Jain Faith Statement Prepared by Dr L. M. Singhvi, President of the Jain Institute

Indigenous Statements on the Ecology Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources: " Environmental Capacity-building Initiatives for First Nations;" First Nations Environmental Network: "Voices for Mother Earth;" Statement Submitted by Thomas Banyacya: "Hopi Message to the United Nations General Assembly"

Hinduism Statements on the Ecology Essay by Dr. Karan Singh: "Declaration on Nature, The Hindu Viewpoint;" Statement edited by Ranchor Prime: "Hindu Faith Statement on the Ecology"


ARTICLES, PAPERS

The Human Face of Climate Change By Maria Tiimon in Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, Spring 2011

Australian Religious Response to Climate Change By Bishop George Browning in Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, Spring 2011

Wrestling with Holiness: Sharing in the Travail of Creation By Henry L. Novello in Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, Spring 2011

Thinking Otherwise: Theology, Inculturation and Climate Change By Glenn Morrison in Australian EJournal of Theology, August 2010

Necessities for an Ecological Civilization By John B. Cobb, Professor of Theology Emeritus at the Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, California, at a conference of Chinese delegates at the Claremont School of Theology, May 2010

"Love for the Paradise Mystery": Thomas Merton: Contemplative Ecologist By Kathleen Deignan in Cross Currents, Winter 2009

Confronting Global Climate Change: An Arctic Expedition and a Catholic Obligation By John L. Carr in St. Thomas Lawyer, Summer 2009

"For God So Loved the World": An Incarnational Ecology By Martha Kirkpatrick in Anglican Theological Review, Spring 2009

Joseph, Pharaoh, and a Climate Crisis By Sir John Houghton, John Ray Initiative Briefing Paper 18, 2009

Earthcare: An Ethical Culture Designed to Save Our Planet & Ourselves Kibbutz Lotan, a community in Israel's Negev conceived to fuse egalitarian ideology with Reform Jewish values, has become an internationally recognized institute for practical environmental education centered on the Earthcare concept known as "permaculture." In this Reform Judaism magazine interview, Winter 2009, four of Lotan's leading ecology experts explain how Reform Jews and congregations throughout North America can re-envision and transform our relationship with the Earth

Global Warming, Climate Change, and Sustainability: A Challenge to Scientists, Policy-makers, and Christians By Sir John Houghton, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2009

Merging Worlds: Slime Moulds, the Environment and Human Dignity By Mary Colwell in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, March 2009

How to 'Green' Your Church By Steven Douglas in Eureka Street, March 2009

Intercultural Ecotheology: Integral Visions of Healing By Elyse Rider, 2008

Business and the Resurrection By John C. Haughey, S.J., Senior Research Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center, June 2008

Co-Redeemers: A Theological Basis for Creation-Care By Revd Dr John Weaver, John Ray Initiative Briefing Paper 16, 2008

Creative Giver of Life: An Ecological Theology of the Holy Spirit By Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham University, 2008

Ecological Examen By Joseph Carver SJ

The Place of Humanity in Creation By Martin Poulsom in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, October 2008

Judaic Models of Social Transformation By Jonathan Gorsky in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, October 2008

Aspects of Environmental Ethics: An Islamic Perspective By Mohammad Shomali in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, November 2008

Passenger Pigeons and Polar Bears: The Ethics of Global Warming By Margaret Atkins OSA in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, January 2008

Climate Change as Ethical Challenge: Prospects for a Just and Sustainable Globalisation By Johannes Müller SJ, professor of social sciences and development policy at the Munich School of Philosophy, in Stimmen der Zeit, 2008

Environmental Ethics By Daniel Cowdin in Theological Studies, March 2008

The Theology of George W. Bush and His Environmental/Conservation Policy By Edward T. Wimberley, Florida Gulf Coast University, in Journal of Religion & Society, 2007

Common Ground and Common Skies: Natural Law and Ecological Responsibility By William French in Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Summer 2007

Environmental Christianity: Insights from Our Jewish Heritage By Revd Margot Hodson, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2007

Ecology and Globalisation From the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, September 2007

Thoughts Towards an Environmental Sabbath From the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, September 2007

Reenlivening The Dying Earth By Tom Ravetz in the Journal for the Renewal of Religion and Theology, December 2006

Does Common Good Involve Environment? Surveying Different Common Good Models with Regard to Environment By Laura Baritz, O.P., Budapest Corvinus University, October 2006

P. Hefner's Concept 'Created Co-creator' as a Source of Inspiration for a Sustainable Corporate Environmental Responsibility By Francis Kadaplackal, K.U. Leuven, Belgium, October 2006

A burning issue: Christian care for the environment By Robert White in Cambridge Papers, December 2006

Prayer and Ecology By André Louf in The Way, 2006

The Beauty of Creation From The Via Pulchritudinis, Privileged Pathway for Evangelisation and Dialogue, the concluding document of the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture, 2006

Global Climate Change and the Church in the Modern World: A Sign of the Times By Russell A. Butkus, PhD, and Steven A. Kolmes, PhD, University of Portland, 2005

Gaudium et Spes and the Ecological Awareness of Our Time By Moris Polanco, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, 2005

Caring for the Earth: Why Environmentalism Needs Theology By Luke Timothy Johnson in Commonweal, July 15, 2005

Ecocide, the Integrity of Creation and the Rights of the Next Generation By J M Vorster, North-West University - Potchefstroom Campus, in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2005

Valuing Earth Intrinsically and Instrumentally: A Theological Framework for Environmental Ethics By Jame Schaefer in Theological Studies, December 2005

Christian Lifestyle By David Thistlethwaite, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2005

Ecological Solidarity between Catholicism and the Asian Religions By Thomas Hong-Soon Han, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2005

Ecological Solidarity Between Catholicism and the Asian Religions By Thomas Hong-Soon Han, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2005

Responding to the 'New Story': Catholic Social Teaching and the Ecological Crisis By Chris Hrynkow in Perspective, March 2005

Water and the Environment Proceedings of the Working Group, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, November 2005

Is Creation Eternal? By Ilia Delio in Theological Studies, June 2005

Jonathan Edwards on Beauty, Desire, and the Sensory World By Belden C. Lane in Theological Studies, March 2004

Christian Reflections on a Qur'anic Approach to Ecology By Thomas Michel, S.J., 2004

Toward a Cosmology of Continual Creation: from Ecofeminism to Feminine Ecology and Umbilical Ties By Irene Diamond in Cross Currents, Summer 2004

An Augustinian Understanding of Love in an Ecological Context By Francisco Benzoni in Quodlibet Online Journal of Christian Theology and Philosophy, July - September 2004

Ecology and the Spiritual Exercises By Trileigh Tucker in The Way, 2004

Spiritual Exercises and Ecology By Jim Profit S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, April 2004

Water Ethic to Renew the Earth By Tim Kautza and Robert Gronski, Ph.D., National Catholic Rural Life Conference, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Spring 2003

The Clean Water Act at 30- Time to Renew a Commitment to National Stewardship By Martha L. Noble, Senior Policy Analyst, Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Spring 2003

Ecofeminism: a Latin American Perspective By Ivone Gebara in Cross Currents, Spring 2003

Reflections on Ecology, Theology and Ethics By Derek Michaud in Quodlibet Online Journal of Christian Theology and Philosophy, October 2003

Finding a New Sense of Our Place on Earth By Marie Cirillo, Catholic Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Fall 2002

The Cosmic Dance- Pain and Destruction By Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Fall 2002

Environmental Decision-Making in a Technological Age A consultation held at St. George's House, Windsor, April 2002

Biblical Basis of Caring for Creation By Professor Sam Berry, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2002

Ancient Desert Sojourns: Environmental Implications @ the National Level By William Theodore Johnson in Quodlibet Online Journal of Christian Theology and Philosophy, Summer 2002

The Bible and the Environment This is the the text of the 1st Annual JRI Lecture, given by Professor Gordon Wenham as part of C&GCHE Environment Week, 2001

How Green Is Judaism? Exploring Jewish Environmental Ethics By David Vogel in Judaism, Winter 2001

A Jubilee for a New Millennium- Justice for Earth and Peoples of the Land By Dr. John Hart, Professor, Carroll College, Helena Montana, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Spring 2001

Why We Need a New Ethic for the Environment By Richard Sivil. Chapter 7 of Protest and Engagement: Philosophy after Apartheid at an Historically Black South African University, 2001

Introduction: The Emerging Alliance of World Religions and Ecology By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John A. Grim in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Religion, Modern Secular Culture, and Ecology By George Rupp in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Perspectives on Environmental Change: A Basis for Action By Michael B. McElroy in Dædalus, Fall 2001

The Ethical Dimensions of Global Environmental Issues By Donald A. Brown in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Multicultural Environmental Ethics By J. Baird Callicott in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Nature in the Sources of Judaism By Hava Tirosh-Samuelson in Dædalus, Fall 2001

New House Rules: Christianity, Economics, and Planetary Living By Sallie McFague in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Islam and Ecology: Toward Retrieval and Reconstruction By S. Nomanul Haq in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Water, Wood, and Wisdom: Ecological Perspectives from the Hindu Traditions By Vasudha Narayanan in Dædalus, Fall 2001

The Living Cosmos of Jainism: A Traditional Science Grounded in Environmental Ethics By Christopher Key Chapple in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Principles and Poetry, Places and Stories: The Resources of Buddhist Ecology By Donald K. Swearer in Dædalus, Fall 2001

The Ecological Turn in New Confucian Humanism: Implications for China and the World By Tu Weiming in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Envisioning the Daoist Body in the Economy of Cosmic Power By James Miller in Dædalus, Fall 2001

Indigenous Americans: Spirituality and Ecos By Jack D. Forbes, professor emeritus and former chair of Native American studies at the University of California at Davis, in Dædalus, Fall 2001

True 'Creation Spirituality': Original Blessing and Original Sin—A Critique of Matthew Fox's Theology By Dr Andrew Basden, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2001

Valuing and the Environment By Alan Cajes in Quodlibet Online Journal of Christian Theology and Philosophy, Fall 2001

Mysticism and Ecology: Ignatian Contemplation and Participation By Philip Shano in The Way, 2001

Creatures and the Soil Community: The Peaceable Kingdom By Edward P. Echlin in The Way, 2001

A Common Creation Story? Interreligious Dialogue and Ecology By Paul F. Knitter in Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Summer-Fall 2000

How Green Is My Church? By Fr. Michael Gormly in The Common Good, Spring 2000

The Green Face of God: Christianity in an Age of Ecocide By Mark I. Wallace in Cross Currents, Fall 2000

Whose Earth Is It Anyway? By James H. Cone in Cross Currents, Spring-Summer 2000

Religious Congregations on the Land: How Does Your Landscape Look Like the Mind of God? By Kathleen Storms, SSND, Co-Director, Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry, Mankato, Minnesota, in Catholic Rural Life Magazine, Fall 2000

The Place of Ecological Culture in Civil Society By Victoriya Levinskaya. Chapter 15 of Spiritual Values and Social Progress, 2000

Population Growth and Ecological Degradation in Northern Ghana: the Complex Reality By Jacob Songsore. Chapter 10 of Ghana: Changing Values/ Changing Technologies, 2000

Message to OP Family A message to the Dominican Family from the International Gathering of Dominican Sisters International meeting (DSI) at Genesis Farm, June 8 -20th, 2000

Environmental Stewardship Consultation held at St. George's House, Windsor, September 2000

Creation's Destiny in Jesus Christ By John McKeown, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2000

Christians and Genetic Manipulation By Professor Sam Berry, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 2000

The Bible on Environmental Conservation: A 21st Century Prescription By William T Johnson in Quodlibet Online Journal of Christian Theology and Philosophy, Fall 2000

Ecology's Appeal to Theology By Anne Primavesi in The Way, 2000

Women and Ecology in Shona Religion By Isabel Mukonyora, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe, in Word & World, 1999

Looking Ahead: Ecology and Theology By Moni McIntyre, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Theology at Duquesne University, in Theological Exploration, ca. 1999. Scroll down to page 42

Looking Ahead: Ecology and Theology By Moni McIntyre in Theological Explorations, 1999. Scroll down to page 42

The Ecological Significance of God-Language By Denis Edwards in Theological Studies, December 1999

Environmental Thinking and Social Transformation By Eva Smolková. Chapter 13 of Interests and Values: The Spirit of Venture in a Time of Change, 1999

The Ephremic Tradition and the Theology of the Environment By Robert Murray, S.J., Heythrop College, University of London, in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 1999

Environmental Decision Making in the Slovak Republic By Tatiana Kluvánková. Chapter 14 of Interests and Values: The Spirit of Venture in a Time of Change, 1999

Environmental Ethics: Its Problems And Alternatives By Zuzana Paloviová. Chapter 15 of Interests and Values: The Spirit of Venture in a Time of Change, 1999

The Ecological Motivation of Ethics and the Moral Critique of Society By Vlastimil Hála. Chapter 15 of Human Dignity - Values And Justice, 1999

Human Values And Sustainable Ways Of Living By Josef Vavrousek. Chapter 7 of Human Dignity - Values And Justice, 1999

The Ecological Problem In Modern Society: Solidarity, Conflict and Human Dignity By Oleg Suša. Chapter 8 of Human Dignity - Values And Justice, 1999

Ecojustice at the Centre of the Church's Mission By Rosemary Radford Ruether in IAMS, Mission Studies, 1999

Thomas Berry and the Earth's Passion By Stephen Dunn, C.P. in The Passionists Compassion, Winter 1998

Green Lap, Brown Embrace, Blue Body: The Ecospirituality of Alice Walker - Afro-American author By Pamela A. Smith in Cross Currents, Winter 1998

Articles in the Fall 1998 issue of Earth Ethics
  • Christianity and Ecology: Wholeness, Respect, Justice, Sustainability By Dieter T. Hessel
  • Judaism and Ecology: A Theology of Creation By Daniel B. Fink, Rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel, in Boise, Idaho
  • Buddhism and Ecology: Challenge and Promise By Donald K. Swearer of Harvard University
  • Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust Inviting Balanced Stewardship By Frederick M. Denny, University of Colorado
  • Hinduism, Jainism, and Ecology By Christopher Key Chapple, Loyola Marymount University
  • Confucianism and Ecology: Potential and Limits By Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University
  • Daoism and Ecology By James Miller, Queen's University
  • Shinto and Ecology: Practice and Orientations to Nature By Rosemarie Bernard, Harvard University
  • Indigenous Traditions and Ecology By John A. Grim, Yale University

    The Role of Nature in Natural Disasters By Dianne Bergant, CSA, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, in Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture, Fall 1998

    Thomas Berry and the Suffering Earth By Stephen Dunn, C.P. in Compassion, Winter 1998

    A Way in the Wilderness: Men and the Environment By David Douglas in The Way, 1998

    Land, a common Good for All of Humanity By Cardinal Roger Etchegaray in Tertium Millennium, 1998

    A Theology of the Environment By Paul McCartin, SSC in The Japan Mission Journal, Autumn 1997

    A Partnership for the Earth: Churches and the environmental movement By Aaron Gallegos in Sojourners, March-April 1997

    The Early Buddhist Tradition and Ecological Ethics By Lambert Schmithausen in Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 1997

    Environmental Problems and Ecological Ethics By Wang Miaoyang. Chapter 19 of Economic Ethics and Chinese Culture, 1997

    Communicating Across Cultures By Steve Newcomb, Director of the Indigenous Law Institute in Eugene, OR, in Earth Island Journal, 1996

    Christian Challenge of Caring for the Earth By Sir John Houghton, briefing paper of The John Ray Initiative, 1996

    Toxic Circles: The Workplace Origins of New Jersey's Hazardous Environmental Legacy By Richard P. Wedeen, M.D., Associate Chief of Staff for Research, V.A. Medical Center, Orange, NJ and Helen E. Sheehan, Ph.D., Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, St. John's University, 1996

    Getting to Grips With Buddhist Environmentalism: A Provisional Typology By Ian Harris in Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 1995

    Judaism and Nature: Theological and Moral Issues to Consider While Renegotiating a Jewish Relationship to the Natural World By Eilon Schwartz in Judaism, Fall 1995

    Contextualising Environmental Theology in African Society By Gary Snyder in Religion & Theology, 1995

    Contextualising Environmental Theology in African Society By Gary Snyder in the South African journal Religion & Theology, 1994

    Causation and Telos: The Problem of Buddhist Environmental Ethics By Ian Harris in Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 1994

    Environmental Ethics By Leonardo N. Mercado. Chapter 8 of The Filipino Mind, 1994

    Environmental Questioning By Peter Walpole S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, November 1994

    The Greening of the Society By K.M. Matthew S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, November 1994

    Global versus Local - Environment vs Development By Lester Coutinho S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, November 1994

    Not Technological but Theological By Paul Desmarais S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, November 1994

    Ecology under Heaven By Adolfo López S.J. in Promotio Iustitiae, November 1994

    Christianity and The Survival of Creation By Wendell Berry in CrossCurrents, Summer 1993

    Artists Leave Studios for Ecological Activism By Michael J. Farrell in National Catholic Reporter, Oct 22, 1993

    Attacks On Greenpeace and Other Ecology Groups By Chip Berlet, Political Research Associates, 1992

    Judeo-Christian Values and the Ecological Crisis By Dean R. Hoge, CUA. Chapter 17 of The Place of the Person in Social Life, 1991

    Ethics and the Spotted Owl Controversy By Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez in Issues in Ethics, a publication of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, Spring 1991

    Creation or Nature? A Manner of Speaking By Robert Quam in Word & World, 1991

    Ecology, Feminism, and Theology By Mary Ann Hinsdale in Word & World, 1991

    Environmental Concern and Economic Justice By Péri Rasolondraibe in Word & World, 1991

    Reconciliation with Nature By Jürgen Moltmann, University of Tübingen, Germany, in Word & World, 1991

    Rural America in Crisis: An Unprecedented Call for a Christian Environmental Ethic By C. Dean Freudenberger in Word & World, 1991

    The Church's Role in Environmental Action By Calvin B. Dewitt in Word & World, 1991

    The Environmental Challenge in Rural America By Anne Kanten in Word & World, 1991

    The Weeping Mask: Ecological Crisis and the View of Nature By Vítor Westhelle in Word & World, 1991

    The Responsibility of Royalty: Genesis 1-11 and the Care of the Earth By James Limburg in Word & World, 1991

    Who Counts? By Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez in Issues in Ethics, a publication of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, Spring 1991

    Holy Spirit: Renew the Whole Creation By Ellen-Come Leonard in The Way, 1991

    The Greening of Asceticism By Columba Stewart in The Way, 1991

    A Green Theology? Theology and Ecology By Denis Carroll in The Way, 1991

    Community of Life: Ecological Theology in African Perspective By Harvey Sindima, chapter 10 of Liberating Life: Contemporary Approaches in Ecological Theology, Orbis Books, 1990

    Ecology, Justice, and Development By Drew Christiansen in Theological Studies, March 1990

    Exploring Eco-Spirituality By Charles Cummings, O.C.S.O., a monk of Holy Trinity Abbey, Huntsville, Utah, in Spirituality Today, Spring 1989

    The Concept of an Eco-ethics and the Development of Moral Thought By Tomonobu Imamichi, Emeritus, University of Tokyo. Chapter 15 of Man and Nature: The Chinese Tradition and the Future, 1989

    Caring for the Creation: A Jewish perspective By Hillel Avidan in SIDIC Periodical, 1989

    Humanity and Nature According to the Jewish Scriptures By Lawrence Frizzell in SIDIC Periodical, 1989

    The Care of Creation: a Christian Perspective By Dennis Richards in SIDIC Periodical, 1989

    Reverencing the Earth in the Australian Dreaming By Frank Brennan in The Way, 1989

    Reverencing the Earth in the Australian Dreaming By Miriam Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann in The Way, 1989

    Ecology and World Poverty: A Christian Response By Anthony J. Gittens, C.S.Sp., Associate Professor of Mission Theology at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, in Spirituality Today, Spring 1986

    Biblical Perspectives on the Land By Dennis T. Olson in Word & World, 1986

    The Earth is the Lord's By Walter Bruegemann, in Preaching the Word, 1986

    Choosing Our Roots An interview with Thomas Berry, by Betty Didcoct, Winter 1984

    The Common Good: An Ethical Framework for Evaluating Environmental Issues By Merle Longwood in Theological Studies, September 1973

    Nature and Its Transformations By Patrick A. Heelan in Theological Studies, September 1972

    The Ecology Of Creation By Dr. Karlfried Froehlich, Associate Professor of the Medieval Church at Princeton Theological Seminary, in Theology Today, 1970




    Stat House: Environment Statistics from the magazine Salt of the Earth

    Environment Articles from the magazine Salt of the Earth

    Words of the Forest from the Maronite Tradition By Monsignor Zaidan, Vicar General of the Maronite Archiocese of Antelias, at Visby's Faith and Forestry Gathering

    Peace Ideas A publication of the Peace Center, Theosophical Society in the Philippines. Excellent articles such as: Six Principles of Ecological Shopping; Two Environmental Myths; Four Steps to Effective Eco-Action

    Christianity and the Environment: A Collection of Writings Mennonite Writings on Creation Care

    The Sanctity of Nature Based on the texts of different world scriptures

    Reverence for Life Based on the texts of different world scriptures

    Dominion Based on the texts of different world scriptures

    Creation Rejoices Based on the texts of different world scriptures

    Buddhism Sacred Texts on the Ecology

    Confucianism Sacred Texts on the Ecology

    Environmental Justice for All By Robert D. Bullard, Professor of Sociology, Director, Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University

    Catholic Teaching and Ecology From the Office of Mission Effectiveness of Villanova University

    World Religions, the Earth Charter, and Sustainability By Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University

    Environment Articles on the environment and the Orthodox Christian Church

    Catholic Conservation Center Our mission is to inspire and inform people about ecology, environmental justice, and the stewardship of creation in light of Scripture and Roman Catholic Tradition

    Environmental Justice Program United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

    National Ecology Commission The National Ecology Commission is one of six Apostolic Commissions within the Secular Franciscan Order

    Earth Ministry Founded in 1992, we are a Christian, ecumenical, environmental, non-profit organization based in Seattle. Earth Ministry's mission is to engage individuals and congregations in knowing God more fully through deepening relationships with all of God's creation

    Eco-Justice Programs National Council of Churches of Christ

    Economic and Enviromental Justice From the United Methodist community. Includes Clean Air, Clean Water, Environmental Racism, Global Warming and Energy, Sustainable Living

    Evangelical Environmental Network

    National Religious Partnership for the Environment The four founding partners include: The U.S. Catholic Conference, the National Council of Churches of Christ, the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, and the Evangelical Environmental Network

    Web of Creation Transforming Faith-Based Communities for a Sustainable World

    Environmental Justice From the Union of American Hebrew Congregations

    Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Founded in 1993 to promote environmental education, scholarship, advocacy, and action in the American Jewish community

    Native Americans and the Environment This is a non-profit project: 1) to promote education and research on environmental problems facing Native American communities; 2) to explore the values and historical experiences that Native Americans bring to bear on environmental issues; and 3) to promote conservation measures that respect Native American land and resource rights

    The Forum on Religion and Ecology The largest international multireligious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns

    Ethics Updates: Environmental Ethics Provides: 1. internet links relating to environmental issues; 2. survey of philosophical work on environmental ethics; 3. summaries of recent articles on environmental ethics; 4. discussion topics and term paper topics on environmental ethics

    Interreligous Eco-Justice Network

    Ethical Links: Environmental Ethics A compilation of links prepared and rated by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University

    Internet Reources for Exploring Religion, Worldviews, Environment and Public Policy Compiled by Timothy C. Weiskel, Director, Harvard Seminar on Environmental Values




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