Resources are listed chronologically
- Overdue: Environmental Justice for All (water focused), United Church of Christ, 2022
- Carrying Forward Drew Christiansen’s Legacy: Catholic Social Teaching, Environmental Justice, Just War, and Peacebuilding, Georgetown University, November 14-15, 2022
- Contemporary ecotheology, climate justice and environmental stewardship in world religions, World Council of Churches, 2022
- Unequal Impact: Environmental Racism and Faith Based Resources in Restorative Justice, Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage, 2022
- Faith-Based Engagement on Environmental Justice Issues, The Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) at the University of Maryland, 2022
- Environmental Justice Concurrent Ministry Breakout Session, Laudato Si’ and the U.S. Catholic Church: A Conference Series on Our Common Home, Creighton University, 2021
- Take A Stand: Stop Line 3, Creation Justice Ministries, 2021
- Miguel A. De La Torre Interview on Gonna Trouble the Water: Ecojustice, Water, and Environmental Racism, Loganberry Books, 2021
- Bringing Ecojustice Education to Your Congregation and Moving Your Church to Action, JustFaith Ministries, 2021
- The Role of the Church in Environmental Justice, Creation Justice Ministries, 2021
- Laudato Si’ Dialogue: Plight of Environmental Defenders Around the World, Global Catholic Climate Movement, 2021
- The Faithful Work of Environmental Justice, Ecojustice Program of the North Carolina Council of Churches/North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, 2021
- Environmental Justice Project’s Work, Environmental Justice Project of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton, 2021
- “Laudato Si: The Cry of the Earth, The Cry of the Poor, ”Mary Evelyn Tucker & John Grim, Glastonbury Abbey of Massachusetts, 2021
- A Laudato Si’ Focus on Environmental Justice: Part 1; Part 2, Catholic Climate Covenant, 2021
- Preparing Your Congregation for Climate Disasters, Creation Justice Ministries, 2021
- Social + Environmental Justice Through Local Action: Imani Village: Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, ecoAmerica, 2021
- Environmental Justice 101, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Atlanta & Georgia Interfaith Power and Light, 2021
- Catholic Charities Environmental Justice Symposium 2021
- Bringing Eco-justice Education to Your Congregation and Moving Your Church to Action, JustFaith Ministries, 2021
- Social Justice is Earth Justice: Ecowomanist Interconnections & Activism, Melanie Harris, Palmer Theological Seminary, 2021
- Environmental Justice and Eco-Theology Panel | Science and Religion Symposium, Palmer Theological Seminary, 2021
- Climate Justice and Migration: A Faith Perspective, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, 2020
- Faith and Environmental Justice: Rusty Pritchard, Q Podcast, 2020
- Laudato Si’ Week Webinar “Social Action: Integral Ecology and Community Building,” Global Catholic Climate Movement, 2020
- People on the Margins: Environmental Injustice, Racism, and the United Methodist Church, Southeast Green, 2020
- Jim Antal on the Climate Emergency, Ecojustice for All/Temple of Understanding, 2020
- Cultural Courage: Rachel Jones and Jason Lyle on Life in the American South, Earthkeepers: A Circlewood Podcast on Creation Care and Spirituality, 2020
- Reconciling with the Land: Christi Renaud and Plant with Purpose, Earthkeepers: A Circlewood Podcast on Creation Care and Spirituality, 2020
- Doing Justice: The Role of Faith in Building Climate Equity, ecoAmerica, June 26, 2020
- Our Faith, Our Vote Issue Education Series: Environmental Justice/Climate, United Church of Christ, 2020
- Educating for Earth Justice: Matt Ryan and the Talking Farm, Earthkeepers: A Circlewood Podcast on Creation Care and Spirituality, 2020
- Urban Community: Tahmina Martelly and World Relief, Earthkeepers, A Circlewood Podcast on Creation Care and Spirituality, 2020
- Ecojustice Theology: Prophetic Protest over Deforestation, Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries, 2020
- Faith and Ecological Justice, World Student Christian Federation, 2020
- Urban Oil Drilling and the Intersection Between Faith and Environmental Activism, Ecojustice Radio Podcast, 2019
- Climate Justice and Why Churches Should Care, Presbyterian Church in Canada, 2019
- Christians Unite in Calling for Eco-Justice, The Lutheran World Federation, 2018
- “The Earth Is the Lord’s, Not Ours To Wreck – Imperatives for a New Moral Era,” UCC Synod resolution, 2017
- Eco-Justice Summit Highlights, UCC Southern Conference, 2016
- “There is a Balm…ecojustice, renewal, and hope,” Melanie Harris, Ohio Interfaith Power and Light
- Living Cosmology: Ecojustice Panel, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology/Yale Divinity School, 2015
- Ecojustice, the Earth Charter, and the Bible, Christopher Lind, Green Radio, 2015
- “Living Cosmology” Ecojustice panel, Yale conference: Living Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe, 2014
- Eco-Justice Worship Webinar, Presbyterian Hunger Program/PCUSA, 2013
- Justice Plenary, WCC 10th Assembly, World Council of Churches, 2013
- Creation Care and Eco-Justice, Rev. John Coleman, College of Saint Benedict and St. John’s University, 2012
- RENEWAL PROJECT “Eco-Justice” preview, Renewal Film, 2007
- Heather Eaton: “Christianity and Ecology”
- “The Abrahamic Response to Journey of the Universe”
- Christianity and Ecology YouTube playlist
- Decolonization playlist, Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries YouTube channel
- Videos related to Greek Orthodoxy/Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Environment:
- 2019 Feast of St. Francis: “We Are All Connected: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor,” 90-minute educational program from Catholic Climate Covenant
- A Movement is Born: Environmental Justice and the UCC, United Church of Christ; information on the early UCC figures in the movement: Rev. Ben Chavis, Dollie Burwell, and Rev. Leon Wright
- Congregational Self-Assessment, from Eco-Justice Ministries
- Eco-stewards Program
, Special Issue on Climate Change, 2011. Published by the First Order of the Society of St. Francis.
- Ignatian Network on Environment Blog
- “Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment,” Discussion Paper, Dorothy Boorse, National Association of Evangelicals
- Mennonite Creation Care Network
- Nazarene Compassionate Ministries
- Plastic Bank: Faith Movement
- Reviving Creation
- Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth
- United Methodist Board of Church and Society
- United Methodist Women Green Team
- Unitarian Universalist Association: Climate and Environmental Justice
Books, Reports, Dissertations, Monographs
Resources are listed chronologically
- Barrie, Fatoumata, Niki Nguyen, Ashutosh Synghal, Lukas Ungar, Melissa Vargas, and Jonathan Pruitt. Stories of Environmental Justice in Stockton. Environmental Justice Project of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton and Stanford University’s Environmental Anthropology course. June 29, 2021.
- Wolpert, Daniel. Creation’s Wisdom: Spiritual Practice and Climate Change. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2020.
- Castillo, Daniel P. An Ecological Theology of Liberation: Salvation and Political Ecology. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019.
- Antal, Jim. Climate Church, Climate World. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018.
- Zenner, Christiana. Just Water: Theology, Ethics, and Fresh Water Crises. Revised Edition. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2018.
- Conlon, Jim. Geo-Justice: The Emergence of Integral Ecology. JTT Marketing, 2017.
- Delgado, Sharon. Love in a Time of Climate Change: Honoring Creation, Establishing Justice. Fortress Press, 2017.
- Kim, Grace Ji-Sun, and Hilda P. Koster, eds. Planetary Solidarity: Global Women’s Voices on Christian Doctrine and Climate Justice. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2017.
- Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John Grim, eds. Living Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016.
- Pope Francis, and Sean McDonagh. On Care for Our Common Home, Laudato Si’: The Encyclical of Pope Francis on the Environment. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016.
- Thompson, Andrew R.H. Sacred Mountains: A Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2015.
- Martin-Schramm, James, Daniel Spencer, and Laura Stivers. Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015.
- McDuff, Mallory. Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth’s Climate. Foreword by Bill McKibben. New Society Publishers, 2012.
- Hallman, David G. Spiritual Values for Earth Community. Geneva: World Council of Churches Publications, 2012 (formerly titled: Theology for Earth Community: A Field Guide, Orbis Books, 1996).
- Sintado, Carlos. “Social Ecology, Ecojustice, and the New Testament: Liberating Readings.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Drew University, 2010.
- Miller, Richard W., ed. God, Creation, and Climate Change: A Catholic Response to the Environmental Crisis. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2010.
- Benedict XVI, and Woodeene Koenig-Bricker. Ten Commandments for the Environment: Pope Benedict XVI Speaks out for Creation and Justice. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, 2009.
- Grazer, Walter E. Catholics Going Green: A Small-Group Guide for Learning and Living Environmental Justice. Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press, 2009.
- Berry, Thomas. The Christian Future and the Fate of Earth. Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2009.
- Bullard, Robert D., Paul Mohai, Robin Saha, Beverly Wright. Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty: 1987-2007: A Report Prepared by the United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries, 2007.
- Clifford, Paula. All Creation Groaning: A Theological Approach to Climate Change and Development. London: Christian Aid, 2007.
- Hill, Brennan R. Christian Faith and the Environment: Making Vital Connections. Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2007.
- Wallace, Mark I. Finding God in the Singing River: Christianity, Spirit, and Nature. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005.
- Habel, Norman. The Origins and Challenges of an Ecojustice Hermeneutic. T and T Clark Ltd, 2003.
- Hessel, Dieter. After Nature’s Revolt: Eco-Justice and Theology. Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2003.
- Gorringe, Timothy. A Theology of the Built Environment: Justice, Empowerment, Redemption. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
- Bernal, Lisa. “Embodied Relations and Good Human Action: Bases for a Christian Eco-Justice Ethic of Creation.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2001.
- Hessel, Dieter, and Larry Rasmussen, eds. Earth Habitat: Eco-Injustice and the Church’s Response. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2001.
- Conradie, E.M., D.N. Field, and Western Cape Provincial Council of Churches. A Rainbow Over the Land: A South African Guide on the Church and Environmental Justice. Western Cape Provincial Council of Churches, 2000.
- Boff, Leonardo. Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor. Ecology and Justice Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1997.
- Boff, Leonardo. Ecology and Liberation: A New Paradigm. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1995.
- Engel, J. Ronald, Joan Gibb Engel, and Peter Bakken, eds. Ecology, Justice and Christian Faith: A Critical Guide to the Literature. Portsmouth: Greenwood Press, 1995.
- Hallman, David. Ecotheology: Voices from South and North. Geneva: WCC Publications, 1994.
Horrell, Dana. “Reclaiming the Covenant: The EcoJustice Movement as Practical Theology.” Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Chicago, 1993.
- Cobb, John B. Sustainability: Economics, Ecology, and Justice. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1992.
- Gosling, David. A New Earth: Covenanting for Justice, Peace, and the Integrity of Creation. London: Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland, 1992.
- Limouris, G. Justice. Peace, and the Integrity of Creation: Orthodox Perspective. Geneva: WCC Publications, 1990.
- Birch, Charles, William Eakin, and Jay B. McDaniel, eds. Liberating Life: Contemporary Approaches to Ecological Theology. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1990.
- Commission for Racial Justice, United Church of Christ. “Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States: A National Report on the Racial and Socioeconomic Characteristics of Communities with Hazardous Waste Sites.” New York: United Church of Christ, 1987.
- Hessel, Dieter T. For Creation’s Sake: Preaching, Ecology, and Justice. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1985.
Journals & Articles
Resources are listed chronologically; there is an overwhelming amount of news articles on Christianity and ecojustice, so we have only included a handful of the most recent ones. Links to online content have been included, when available.
- Bruggers, James. “On the Frontlines in a ‘Cancer Alley,’ Black Women Inspired by Faith Are Powering the Environmental Justice Movement.” Inside Climate News. February 20, 2023.
- “The challenge of 2023: Upholding faith, social action, and global advocacy on ecological justice .” Ecojesuit. January 4, 2023.
- Benjamin, Kayla. “‘Our Lives Are At Stake’: Protesters from Louisiana’s Cancer Alley March to the White House.” Washington Informer. October 26, 2022.
- Roewe, Brian. “Notre Dame to present Laetare Medal to eco-justice activist in ‘Cancer Alley.’” EarthBeat. March 30, 2022.
- Roewe, Brian. “Young Black Catholics confront nature, racism and the church’s way forward.” EarthBeat.January 17, 2022.
- Guerrette, Gavin. “Professor William Jennings highlighted for work tying together race, religion and the environment.” Yale News. November 16, 2021.
- Origins: CNS Documentary Service. Volume 50, Number 25, November 12, 2020.
- Eaton, Heather. “Christianity and Ecology.” Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology website. 2020.
Kearns, Laurel. “Environmental and eco-justice.
” In Religions and Environments: a reader in religion, nature, and ecology
, edited by Richard Bohannon. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Kearns, Laurel and Matthew Immergut. “When Nature is Rats and Roaches: Religious Eco-Justice Activism in Newark, NJ.” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6 (2012): 176-195.
- Dwivedi, O.P., and Lucy Reid. “Women and the Sacred Earth: Hindu and Christian Ecofeminist Perspectives.” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology 11 (2007): 305–23.
- Deane-Drummond, Celia. “Environmental Justice and the Economy: A Christian Theologian’s View.” Ecotheology: Journal of Religion, Nature, and the Environment 11, no. 3 (2006): 294–310.
- Shrader-Frechette, Kristin. “The Sky Is Falling. No, Really.” U.S. Catholic 71, no. 4 (April 2006): 18–23.
- Gnanadason, Aruna. “Yes, Creator God, Transform the Earth!” Ecumenical Review 57, no. 2 (2005): 159–70.
Habel, Norman. “The Silence of the Lands: The Ecojustice Implications of Ezekiel’s Judgement Oracles.” In Ezekiel’s Hierarchical World: Wrestling with a Tiered Reality
, edited by Stephen L. Cook and Corrine L. Patton, 127–40. Society of Biblical Literature Symposium Series 31. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004.
Bjelland, Mark D. “Until Justice and Stewardship Embrace: Or, How a Geographer Thinks About Brownfield Sites.” Christian Scholar’s Review 31, no. 4 (Summer 2002): 393–412.
- Rasmussen, Larry. “Global Eco-Justice: The Church’s Mission in Urban Society.” In Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-being of Earth and Humans, edited by Rosemary Radford Ruether and Dieter Hessel, 515–29. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.
- ———. “Is Eco-Justice Central to Christian Faith?” Union Seminary Quarterly Review 54, no. 3–4 (2000): 107–24.
- Ruether, Rosemary Radford. “Conclusion: Eco-Justice at the Center of the Church’s Mission.” In Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-being of Earth and Humans, edited by Rosemary Radford Ruether and Dieter Hessel, 603–14. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.
- Somplatsky-Jarman, William, Walter E. Grazer, and Stan L. Lequire. “Partnership for the Environment among U.S. Christians: Reports from the National Religious Partnership for the Environment.” In Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans, edited by Dieter T. Hessel and Rosemary Radford Ruether, 573-590. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.
- Williams, Preston N. “Response to William C. French.” In Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans, edited by Dieter T. Hessel and Rosemary Radford Ruether, 493-495. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.
- Barns, Ian. “Eschatological Hope and Ecological Justice.” Ecotheology: Journal of Religion, Nature, and the Environment 5.5, no. 6 (1999): 173–85.
- Field, David. “Ecology, Modernity, and the New South Africa: Towards a South African Theology of Eco-Justice.” Journal of African Christian Thought 2, no. 1 (June 1999): 45–53.
- Tanner, Kathryn. “Creation, Environmental Crisis, and Ecological Justice.” In Reconstructing Christian Theology, edited by Rebecca C. Chopp and Mark L. Taylor, 99–123. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1997.
- Engel, J. Ronald. “The Post-World War II Eco-Justice Movement in Christian Theology: Patterns and Issues.” American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 18, no. 1 (January 1997): 9–19.
- Kearns, Laurel. “Saving the Creation: Christian Environmentalism in the United States.” Sociology of Religion 57, no. 1 (1996): 55–71.
- Boff, Leonardo. “Social Ecology: Poverty and Misery.” In Ecotheology: Voices from South and North, edited by David Hallman. Geneva and Maryknoll: WCC Publications and Orbis Books, 1994.
- Wink, Walter. “Ecobible: The Bible and Ecojustice.” Theology Today 49, no. 4 (January 1993): 465–77.
- Christiansen, Drew. “Moral Theology, Ecology, Justice, and Development.” In Covenant for a New Creation, edited by Carol S. Robb and Carl Casebolt, 251–71. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1991.
- Christiansen, Drew. “Ecology, Justice, and Development.” Theological Studies 51, no. 1 (1990): 64–82.
- Ranck, Lee. “Environmental Justice Issues.” Christian Social Action 2 (March 1989): 4–24.
- Shoemaker, Dennis. “Loving People, Loving Earth: The Unity of Eco-Justice.” Christianity and Crisis, August 3, 1987.
- Engel, J.R. “Teaching the Eco-Justice Ethic: The Parable of the Billerica Dam.” Christian Century 104, no. 16 (May 13, 1987): 466–70.
- Stivers, Robert. “Justice, Participation, and Sustainable Sufficiency.” In Public Vocation of Christian Ethics, edited by Beverly Harrison, Robert Stivers, and Robert Stone, 179–91. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1986.
- Gibson, William E.. “Ecojustice: Burning Word; Heilbroner and Jeremiah to the Church.” Foundations 20, no. 5 (December 1977): 318–28.
- Santmire, Paul. “Ecology, Justice, and Theology: Beyond the Preliminary Skirmishes.” Christian Century 93 (May 12, 1976): 460–64.
- Faramelli, Norman. “Eco-Justice and the Church.” Christian Ministry 4 (1973): 17–20.
- ———. “Role of the Church in Eco-Justice.” Church & Society 64 (N-D 1973): 4–15.
———. “Ecological Responsibility and Economic Justice: The Perilous Links Between Ecology and Poverty.” Andover Newton Quarterly 11 (1970): 81–93.