Recommended Readings for Part III

Selected Readings

(Names marked with an asterisk are Anglican/Episcopal writers or web sites.)

A Rocha: Christians in Conservation:

*Berry, R. J., ed., The Care of Creation; focusing concern and action. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

*Berry, R. J., God’s Book of Works: the Nature and Theology of Nature. London: T & T Clark, 2003.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven, For the beauty of the earth: a Christian vision for creation care. “Engaging Culture Series.” Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2001.

Braaten, Laurie J., “May the Glory of the Lord Endure Forever! Biblical Reflections on Creation Care,” in Perspectives on an Evolving Creation, p. 414-434.

Chapman, Audrey R., Rodney L. Peterson, and *Barbara Smith-Moran, Consumption, Population, and Sustainability: Perspectives from Science and Religion. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000.

DeWitt, Calvin B., “Christian Environmental Stewardship: Preparing the Way for Action,” in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 46 (June 1994), p. 80-89 (

Earth Ministry:

*Eco-Congregation, Scotland:

Edwards, Denis, “For Your Immortal Spirit Is in All Things: The Role of the Spirit in Creation,” in Denis Edwards, ed., Earth Revealing, Earth Healing: Ecology and Christian Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2001.

Edwards, Denis, Jesus and the Cosmos. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1991.

*Episcopal Ecological Network: Caring for God’s Creation, Called to be Stewards:

Evangelical Environmental Network and Creation Care Magazine:

Hessel, Dieter T., and Rosemary Radford Ruether, Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-being of Earth and Humans. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Oelschlaeger, Max. Caring for creation; an ecumenical approach to the environmental crisis. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994.

Santmire, H. Paul, The Travail of Nature: The Ambiguous Ecological Promise of Christian Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1985.

Santmire, H. Paul, Nature Reborn: The Ecological and Cosmic Promise of Christian Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000.

Van Dyke, Fred, David C. Mahan, Joseph K. Sheldon, and Raymond H. Brand, Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.