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Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale
"The Forum on Religion and Ecology is 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."
Harvard University Center for the Environment
"The Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) encourages research and education about the environment and its many interactions with human society.
The Center draws its strength from faculty members and students across the University who make up a remarkable intellectual community of scholars, researchers, and teachers of diverse fields including chemistry, earth and planetary sciences, engineering and applied sciences, history, biology, public health and medicine, government, business, economics, religion, literature and the law."
ISEE -- International Society for Environmental Ethics
This official site of the ISEE provides original articles, a blog, book reviews, presentations, information about events, and links to other related resources.
New & Notable Books
Green Buddhism by
Call Number: BQ 4570 .E23 K395 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Millions of Westerners are now practicing Buddhism and mindfulness--what perspectives, teachings, and practices can Buddhist traditions contribute to the green conversation?
Ecology and Theology in the Ancient World by
Call Number: BL 65 .E36 E365 2019
Publication Date: 2019
This multi-disciplinary volume brings together the voices of biblical scholars, classicists, philosophers, theologians and political theorists to explore how ecology and theology intersected in ancient thinking, both pagan, Jewish and Christian.
When God Isn't Green by
Call Number: GF 80 .W49 2016
Publication Date: 2016
In this lively, round-the-world trip, law professor and humorist Jay Wexler explores the intersection of religion and the environment.
Hinduism and Environmental Ethics by
Call Number: BL 1215 .N34 F73 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing.
Ecology and Religion by
Call Number: BL 65 .E36 G75 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This primer explores the history of religious traditions and the environment, illustrating how religious teachings and practices both promoted and at times subverted sustainability.
Inherited Land: The Changing Grounds of Religion and Ecology by
Call Number: GF 80 .I54 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Theologians, ethicists, sociologists, and other scholars are engaged in a broad dialogue about the ways religious studies can help understand and address environmental problems, including the sorts of methodological, terminological, and substantive debates that characterize any academic discourse.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature by
Call Number: BL 31 .E465 2005 REF
The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature covers a vast and interdisciplinary range of material, from thinkers to religious traditions and beyond.
Green Ethics and Philosophy by
Call Number: GE 42 .G735 2011 REF
This eighth volume in the SAGE Series on Green Society covers the moral relationship between humans and their natural environment, specifically targeting the contemporary green movement.
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology by
Call Number: BL 65 .E36 O94 2010 REF
Religious leaders and institutions have committed themselves to a new green gospel, and in countless places across the globe people engage in environmental activism for religious reasons. This book serves as the definitive scholarly overview of these exciting new developments.
Climate Change: An Encyclopedia by
Call Number: QC 903 .C48 2013 REF
The articles in "Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History" are designed to inform readers' decision making through the insight of scholars from around the world, each of whom brings a unique approach to this topic.
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society by
Call Number: HM 856 .E53 2007 REF
The Encyclopedia of Environment and Society brings together multiple issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues by
Call Number: GE 10 .E52 2011 REF
Newly revised edition, covering wide range of topics related to environmental issues -- such as endangered animal species, air pollution, smog, and urban planning.
An interdisciplinary journal combining nonprofessional and professional interests in environmental philosophy. Searchable through Environment Complete database.
"Concerned with the rational basis and justification of environmental policy." (EBSCO); searchable in Environment Complete database.
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture
2007-present (3-month embargo). Previous title: Ecotheology: Journal of Religion, Nature & the Environment (1997-2006). Search in ATLA or Environment Complete database.
Journal of Buddhist Ethics
The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is the first academic journal dedicated entirely to Buddhist ethics. Open access, peer-reviewed journal.
Journal of Religious Ethics
1999-present in Wiley online; for older issues (1973-2009) see JSTOR; most issues searchable in ATLA.
Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture & Ecology
Searchable in Environment Complete database; 12-month delay for full-text access.
Several of the journals listed above are included (with full text) in the database Environment Complete. Click the link below:
Environment Complete contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals.