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Books on Creation Care


Abbaté, Michael. Gardening Eden:  How Creation Care Will Change Your Faith, Your Life, and Our World. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press, 2009.

Austin, Richard C. Baptized into Wilderness: A Christian Perspective on John Muir.  Atlanta, GA: John Knox Press, 1987.


Begley, Ed, Jr. Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2008.

Bingham, Sally G., ed. Love God, Heal Earth: 21 Leading Religious Voices Speak Out on Our Sacred Duty to Protect the Environment. Pittsburgh, PA: St. Lynn’s Press, 2009.

Bongiorno, Lori. Green, Greener, Greenest: A Practical Guide for Making Eco-Smart Choices a Part of Your Life. New York: Penguin Group (USA), 2008.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven. For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, April 2010.

Brown, Edward R. Our Father's World: Mobilizing the Church to Care for Creation. Downer's Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008.

Brown, Peter G., and Geoffrey Carver. Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.

C - D

Cohen-Kiener, Andrea. Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths, 2009.

Cole, Candia Lea. Bring Back the Earth!: Nourishing the Eco-Intelligence That Invites Whole Living. Denver, CO: Outskirts Press, 2009.

Cornell, Joseph Bharat. Listening to Nature: How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 1987.

DeWitt, Calvin B. Earth-Wise: A Biblical Response to Environmental Issues. CRC Publications,2008.

E - F - G

Friedman, Thomas L. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.

Goleman, Daniel. Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything. New York: Broadway Books, 2009.

Gordon, Cambria, & Laurie David. Down to Earth Guide to Global Warming. Westminster, CO: Orchard Books, 2007.

Gottlieb, Roger S. A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Green Patriot Working Group. 50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming. Topanga, CA: Freedom Press, 2008.

H - I - J

Hagmann , Ann . Climbing the Sycamore Tree: A Study on Choice and Simplicity. Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books, 2001.

Hamilton-Poore, Sam.  Earth Gospel:  A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation. Nashville, TN:  Upper Room Books, 2008.

Hayhoe, Katharine and Andrew Farley. A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions. New York: FaithWords, 2009.

Highland, Chris. Meditations of John Muir: Nature's Temple. Berkeley, CA: Wilderness Press, 2001.

Hillman, Mayer, Tina Fawcett and Sudhir Chella Rajan. The Suicidal Planet: How to Prevent Global Climate Catastrophe. Detroit, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.

Horn, Gregory T. Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability. Topanga, CA: Freedom Press, 2006.

Hosenfeld, Charlene. Eco Faith: Creating and Sustaining Green Congregations. Cleveland, OH: The Pilgrim Press, 2009.

Javna, John, Jesse Javna and Sophie Javna. 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth: Completely New and Updated for the 21st Century. New York: Hyperion Books, 2008.

K - L 

Kirk, Janice E and Donald R. Kirk. Cherish the Earth: The Environment and Scripture. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1993.

Kunstler, James Howard. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century.  New York:  Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.

Langholz, Jeffery, and Kelly Turner. You Can Prevent Global Warming (and Save Money!) 51 East Ways. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008.

Lehman, Donna. What on Earth Can You Do? Making Your Church a Creation Awareness Center. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1993.

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2008.

Lowe, Ben. Green Revolution: Coming Together to Care for Creation. Downer's Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009.


McHarg, Ian L. Design With Nature. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 1992.

McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature. New York: Random House, 2006.

Moltmann, Jürgen. God in Creation: A New Theology of Creation and the Spirit of God. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.

Moore, Mary Elizabeth. Ministering with the Earth. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press, 1998.

Moyer, Joanne. Earth Trek: Celebrating and Sustaining God's Creation. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2004.

N - O - P 

Northcott, Michael. Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming. Mary Knoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2007.

Pearce, Fred. When the Rivers Run Dry: Water – The Defining Crisis of the 21st Century. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2007

Phillips, Jennifer M. Preaching Creation: Throughout the Church Year. Boston, MA: Cowley Publications, 2000.

Q - R - S - T 

Robinson, Tri and Jason Chatraw. Saving God's Green Earth: Rediscovering the Church's Responsibility to Environmental Stewardship. 2006.

Roddick, Anita, and Shelby Biggs Brooke. Troubled Water – Saints, Sinners, Truths and Lies about the Global Water Crisis. White River Junction, Vt : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004.

Sabin, Scott. Tending to 2010: Environmental Stewardship for God's People. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press,

Simon, Arthur. How Much Is Enough? Hungering for God in an Affluent Culture. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2003.

Sleeth, J. Matthew. Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2006.

The Green Bible: Understand the Bible’s Powerful Message for the Earth (New Revised Standard Version). New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2008.

U - V - W 

Van Dyke, Fred. Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship. Downer's Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Von Ruhland, Catherine. Living with the Planet: Making a Difference in a Time of Change. Oxford, England: Lion Publishing UK, 2009.

Whitner, H. Banta, and Bruce R. Grob. This Congruent Life: A Spiritual Ecology Practice. Denver, CO: Outskirts Press, 2009.

Wilkinson, Loren, and Mary Ruth Wilkinson. Caring for Creation in Your Own Backyard. Vancouver, BC: Regent College Publishing, 2001.

Winne, Mark. Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty. Beacon Press, 2008.