Interreligious

At its core, the environmental issue crosses all boundaries, including boundaries of religious belief.  Climate change, mass extinction, pollution of air and water, and much more are affecting all life on Earth, regardless of the philosophical standpoint of an individual or community. Therefore, cooperation and partnership is essential to solving this crisis and healing our world. This section provides resources illustrating the partnerships already emerging and operating around the globe.

 

 

 

Overview Essay
Sam Mickey of the University of San Francisco provides an introduction to the concept of interreligious cooperation and its importance for environmental work.

 

Statements
Links to the National Religious Coalition on Creation Care’s 2019 statement and the 2018 Evangelical Environmental Network legal brief prepared for the Supreme Court (note that the second one is solely Judeo-Christian).

 

Engaged Projects
Here you’ll find a substantial list of organizations and efforts that are bringing together people of different religious and philosophical backgrounds in the effort to raise ecological awareness and save our Earth.

 

Multimedia
Located here are multimedia offerings of interest, relating to the intersection of interreligious cooperation and ecology.

 


Header photo credit: ©SIIA/Stokasmud. Courtesy of ARC. Zug, Switzerland. Zug Faith in Finance Alliance. Front: Masatsugu Okutani, Shinto priest, and Klaus-Michael Christensen of SIIA Swiss Impact Investment Association. More details see www.arcworld.org/projects.asp?projectID=674