New items or newly discovered ones since publication of the book, with a few exceptions.



Abdul-Matin, Ibrahim, 2010, Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet, San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. [Includes extensive list of websites on pp. 213-216].

Abram, David, 2010, Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology, New York, NY: Random House/Vintage.

Adams, Cass, ed., 2002, The Soul Unearthed: Celebrating Wildness and Spiritual Renewal Through Nature, Boulder, CO: Sentient Publications, LLC.

Aitken, Bill, 1992, Seven Sacred Rivers, New Delhi, India: Penguin India.

Alley, Kelly D., 2002, On the Banks of the Ganga: When Wastewater Meets a Sacred River, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Ahmed, Nafeez Mosaddeq, 2010, A Users Guide to the Crisis of Civilization and How to Save It, London, UK: Pluto Press.

Appelbaum, Patricia, 2015, St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America’s Most Popular Saint, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Aprile, Dianne, 1998, The Abbey of Gethsemani: Place of Peace and Paradox, Louisville, KY: Trout Lily Press.

Bahnson, Fred, and Norman Wirzba, 2012, Making Peace with the :Land: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation, Nottingham, UK: Inter-Varsity Press.

Ball, Martin W., 2009, Mountain Spirits: Embodying the Sacred in Mescalero Apache Tradition, VDM Verlag.

Barash, David P., 2013, Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Becknell, Thomas, ed., 2001, Of Earth and Sky: Spiritual Lessons from Nature, Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress.

Bedford-Strohm, Heinrich, and Celia Deane-Drummond, 2011, Religion and Ecology in the Public Sphere, London, UK: Bloomsbury T & T Clark.

Bekoff, Marc, 2014, Rewilding Our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Coexistence, Novato, CA: New  World Library.

Bergmann, P.M. Scott S., et al., 2009, Nature, Space, and the Sacred, London, UK: Ashgate.

Bergmann, Sigurd, 2014, Religion, Space, and the Environment, New York, NY: Transaction.

Berkes, Fikret, 2012, Sacred Ecology, New York, NY: Routledge (Third Edition).

Berman, Morris, 1981, The Reenchantment of the World, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Bernstein, Ellen, 2007, Ecology and the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature and Spirit Meet, Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing.

Bernstein, Ellen, 2008, The Way Into Judaism and the Environment, Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing.

Berry, Evan, 2015, Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Biers-Ariel, Matt, Deborah Newbrun, and Michael Fox Smart, 2000, Spirit in Nature: Teaching Judaism and Ecology on the Trail, Springfield, NJ: Behrman House, Inc.

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

Blanes, Ruy, and Diana Espirito Santo, eds., 2014, The Social Life of Spirits, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Bohannon, Richard, ed., 2014, Religions and Environments: A Reader in Religion, Nature and Ecology, New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.

Bol, Marsha C., ed., 1998, Stars Above, Earth Below: American Indians and Nature, Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers.

Bolen, Jean Shinoda, 2011, Like a Tree: How Trees, Women, and Tree People Can Save the Planet, Newburyport, MA: Conari Press.

Boret, Sebastien Penmellen, 2014, Japanese Tree Burial: Ecology, Kinship and the Culture of Death, New York, NY: Routledge.

Bratton, Susan Power, 2012, The Spirit of the Appalachian Trail: Community, Environment, and Belief on a Long-Distance Hiking Path,   Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press.

Brooke, John, and Geoffrey Cantor, 2000, Restructuring Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion, New York, NY: OXford University Press.

Brown, Claire, 2017, Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science, New York, NY: Bloomsbury Press.

Brown, Lester R., 2011, World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Browning, Peter, ed., 1988, John Muir In His Own Words: A Book of Quotations, Lafayette, CA: Great West Books.

Bryson, J. Scott, ed. 2002. Ecopoetry: A Critical Introduction. St. Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press.

Buckley, Michael, 2014, Meltdown in Tibet: China’s Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Deltas of Asia, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bucko, Adam, and Matthew Fox, 2013, Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation, Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Buhner, Stephen Harrod, 2014, Plant Intelligence and the Imaginal Realm: Beyond the Doors of Perception into the Dreaming of Earth, Rochester, VT: Bear & Company.

Butkus, Russel A., and Steve A. Kolmes, 2011, Environmental Science and Theology in Dialogue, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Byrne, Peter, 2013, Philosophy of Religion: Natural Religion and the Nature of Religion, New York, NY: Routledge.

Cadman, David, and John Carey, eds., 2002, A Sacred Trust: Ecology and Spiritual Vision, London, UK:  The Temenos Academy and The Prince’s Foundation.

Cain, Clifford Chalmers, ed., 2012, Many Heavens, One Earth: Readings on Religion and Environment, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Caldicott, Helen, 2012, Loving this Planet: Leading Thinkers Talk About How To Make A Better World, New York, NY: The New Press.

Campbell, Joseph, et al., 1982, Spirit and Nature: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Capper, Daniel, 2016, Learning Love from a Tiger: Religious Experiences with Nature, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Capra, Fritjof, 1996, The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems, New York, NY: Doubleday/Anchor.

Capra, Fritjof, 2002, The Hidden Connections: Integrating the Biological, Cognitive, and Social Dimensions of Life into a Science of Sustainability, New York, NY: Doubleday.

Chang, Heewon, and Drick Boyd, eds., 2011, Spirituality in Higher Education: Autoethnographies, Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Chapple, Christopher Key, ed., 2007, Yoga and Ecology: Dharma for the Earth, Hampton, VA: Deepak Heritage Books.

Chopra, Deepak, and Leonard Mlodinow, 2012, War of the Worlds: Where Science and Spirituality Meet – and Do Not, New York, NHY: Three Rivers Press.

Christie, Douglas E., 2013, The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Chryssavgis, John, ed., 2012, On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, New York, NY: Fordham University Press.

Clingerman, Forrest, and Mark Dixon, 2011, Placing Nature on the Borders of Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics, London, UK: Ashgate.

Cobb, John B., Jr., and Ignacio Castuera, eds., 2015, For Our Common Home: Process-Relational Responses to Laudato Si’, Anoka, MN: Process Century Press.

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

Colopy, Cheryl, 2012, Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asia’s Water Crisis, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Cooper, David E., 2012, Convergence with Nature: A Daoist Perspective, Dartington, Totnes, UK: Green Books.

Costello, Damian, 2005, Black Elk: Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Cousineau, Phil, 2012, The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred, San Francisco, CA: Conari Press.

Crosby, Donald A., 2013, The Thou of Nature: Religious Naturalism and Reverence for Sentient Life, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Crowe, Jessica L., 2012, Eco-spirituality and Religion: Catalysts for Transformation in Environmental Education, Ann Arbor, MI: ProQuest/UMI Dissertation Publishing.

Cullinan, Corma, 2011, Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice, White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing (Second Edition).

Cummings, Charles, 1991, Eco-Spirituality: Toward a Reverant Life, Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Daily, Gretchen C., and Charles J. Katz, Jr., 2012, The Power of Trees, San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press.

Darlington, Susan M., 2012, The Ordination of a Tree: The Thai Buddhist Environmental Movement, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Davies, Owen, 2011, Paganism: A Very Short Introduction, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

De Botton, Alain, 2012, Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion, New York, NY: Vintage International.

Drew, Georgina, 2017, River Dialogues: Hindu Faith and the Political Ecology of Dams on the Sacred Ganga, Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Eck, Diana L., 2012, India: A Sacred Geography, New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

Eisenstein, Charles, 2013, The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self, Evolving Editions.

Elvey, Anne F., and David Gormley-O`Brien, eds., 2013, Climate Change – Cultural Change: Religious Responses and Responsibilities, Mosaic Resources.

Erhard, Nancie, 2008, Moral Habitat: Ethos and Agency for the Sake of Earth, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Evans, Donald D., 1992, Spirituality and Human Nature, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Fideler, David, 2014, Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond with Nature’s Intelligence, Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions.

Fisher, Andy, 2013, Radical Ecopsychology: Psychology in the Service of Life, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Fisher, Charles S., 2013, Meditation in the Wild: Buddhism’s Origin in the Heart of Nature, Winchester, UK: Change Makers Books.

Fisher-Wirth, Ann, and Laura-Gray Street, eds., 2013, The Ecopoetry Anthology, San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press.

Foster, John Bellamy, 2009, The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet, New York, NY: Monthly Review Press.

Gardner, Jason, ed., 1998, The Sacred Earth: Writers on Nature & Spirit, Novato, CA: New World Library.

Gaskill, Malcolm, 2010, Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Gagliardi, Pasqualle, Ann Marie Reigneu, and Philip Valentine, eds., 2013, Protecting Nature, Saving Creation: Ecological Conflict, Religious Passions, and Political Boundaries, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goleman, Daniel, 2015, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision of Our World, New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Gottlieb, Roger S., 2013, Spirituality: What It Is and Why It Matters, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Greer, John Michael, 2012, Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth: An Introduction to Spiritual Ecology, San Francisco, CA: Weiser Books.

Gribbin, John, and Mary Gribbin, 2009, James Lovelock: In Search of Gaia, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Griffin, David Ray, 2014, Panentheism and Scientific Naturalism: Rethinking Evil, Morality, Religious Experience, Religious Pluralism, and the Academic Study of Religion, Claremnot, CA: Process Century Press.

Griffiths, Mark, 2009, The Lotus Quest: In Search of the Sacred Flower, London, UK: Vintage Books.

Guterl, Fred, 2012, The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction And How We Can Stop It, New York, NY: Bloomsbury USA.

Haberman, David L., 2006, River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Haberman, David L., 2013, People Trees: Worship of Trees in Northern India, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Harland, Maddy, and William Keepin, 2012, The Song of the Earth: A Synthesis of the Scientific and Spiritual Worldviews, East Meon, Hampshire, UK: Permanent Publications.

Harris, Sam, 2014, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion, New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Hart, John, ed., 2017, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hart, Tobin, 2003, The Secret Spiritual World of Children, Makawao, Maui, HI: Inner Ocean.

Hartman, Laura M., 2011, The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Haught, John F., ed., 2000, Science and Religion in Search of Cosmic Purpose, Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Hayward, Steven C., 2010, Mere Environmentalism: A Biblical Perspective on Humans and the Natural World, Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute.

Hecking, Rebecca James, 2011, The Sustainable Soul: Eco-Spiritual Reflections and Practices, Boston, MA: Skinner House Books.

Helminski, Camille, 2006, The Book of Nature: A Sourcebook of Spiritual Perspective on Nature and Environment [Islam], London, UK: The Book FoundatioMinneapolis, MN: Augsberg Fortress.

Henry-Blakemore, Gray, and Elena Lloyd-Sidle, eds., 2010, Water: Its Spiritual Significance, Louisville, KY: Fons Vitae .

Herman, Louis C., 2013, Future Primal: How Our Wilderness Origins Show Us The Way Forward, Novato, CA: New World Library.

Hiebert, Theodore, 2008, The Yahwist’s Landscape: Nature and Religion in Early Israel, Minneapolis, MN: Augsberg Fortress Press.

Hillel, Daniel, 2005, The Natural History of the Bible: An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures, New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Hirsch, William S. (Butterfly Bill), 2010, Rainbow Gatherings: A Memoir, Muskogee, OK: The Bliss Fire Press.

Holt, Jim, 2012, Why Does The World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story, London, UK: Profile Books.

Holthaus, Gary, 2013, Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainability, and Spirituality, Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Howard, Elaine, and Elaine Howard Ecklund, 2012, Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hutton, Ronald, 2014, Pagan Britain, New Haven CT: Yale University Press.

Jacobs, Alan, and Mick Gidley, eds., 2009, Native American Wisdom: A Spiritual Tradition at One with Nature, London, UK: Watkins Publishing.

James, William, 1902, The Varieties of Religious Experience, New York, NY: Longmans, Green.

Jansen-Olliges, Sheri, 2012, From Timber Barons to Tree Huggers: The Story of Middleton’s Redwood Community, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Jenkins, Willis, 2013, Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jensen, Derrick, 2016, The Myth of Human Supremacy, Oakland, CA: Seven Stories Press.

Johnson, Ian, 2017, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, New York, NY: Pantheon.

Johnson, Kurt, and David Robert Ord, 2012, The Coming Interspiritual Age, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Namaste Publishing.

Johnston, Lucas F., 2013, Religion and Sustainability: Social Movements and the Politics of the Environment, Bristol, CT: Equinox.

Kahn, Peter H., Jr., and Patricia H. Hasbach, eds., 2012, Ecopsychology: Science, Totems, and the Technological Species, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Kellert, Stephen R., 2012, Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Kemmerer, Lisa, 2011, Animals and World Religions, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Kent, Eliza A., 2013, Sacred Groves and Local Gods: Religion and Environmentalism in South India, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Keogh, Gary, 2014, Reading Richard Dawkins: A Theological Dialogue with New Atheism, Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Kidwell, Clara Sue, Homer Noley, and George E. Tinker, 2001, A Native American Theology, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Kirkey, Jason, 2009, The Salmon in the Spring: The Ecology of Celtic Spirituality, Pawcatuck, CT: Hiraeth Press.

Kolbert, Elizabeth, 2014, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company.

Krueger, Frederick W., 2012, Greening the Orthodox Parish: A Handbook for Christian Ecological Practice, Oregon City, OR: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Labate, Beatriz C., and Henrik Jung-aberle, eds., 2011, The Internationalization of Ayahuasca, Zurich, Switzerland: Lit Verlag.

Labate, Beatriz Caiuby, and Clancy Cavnar, eds., 2014, Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

LaChance, Albert J., and John E. Carroll, 1994, Embracing Earth: Catholic Approaches to Ecology, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Lambin, Eric, 2012, An Ecology of Happiness, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

LaRusso, Carol Spencer, 2012, The Green Thoreau: America’s First Environmentalist on Technology, Possessions, Livelihood, and More, Novato, CA: New World Library.

Latour, Bruno, 2014, Facing Gaia: A New Enquiry into Natural Religion, Hoboken, NJ: Polity Books.

Leonard, Richard, 2015, What Are We Doing on Earth for Christ’s Sake?, Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Levine, Michael P., 1994, Pantheism: A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity, New York, NY: Routledge.

London, Peter, 2003, Drawing Closer to Nature: Making Art in Dialogue with the Natural World, Boston, MA: Shambhala.

Lorbiecki, Marybeth, 2014, Following St. Francis: John Paul II’s Call for Ecological Action, New York, NY: Rizzoli Ex Libris.

Lorimer, David, 2003, Radical Prince: The Practical Vision of the Prince of Wales, Edinburgh, Scotland: Floris Books.

Louv, Richard, 2012. The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age, Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books.

Low, Alains, and Soraya Tremayne, eds., 2001, Women as Sacred Custodians of the Earth: Women, Spirituality and the Environment, New York, NY: Berghahn Books.

MacGregor, Catriona, 2010, Partnering with Nature: The Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth, New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, Inc./Atria.

Macy, Joanna, and Molly Brown, 2014, Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects, Gabriola Island, British Columbia,Canada: New Society Publishers.

McCain, Marian Van Eyk, 2010, Green Spirit: Path to a New Consciousness, Wincester, UK: O Books.

Mann, A.T., 2010, Sacred Landscapes: The Threshold Between Worlds, New York, NY: Sterling Publishers.

Mann, A.T., 2012, The Language of Trees, New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Manning, Russell R.E., and John Hedley Brooke, and Fraser Watts, eds., 2013, The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Markale, Jean, 1995, Merlin: Priest of Nature, Richmond, VT: Inner Traditions.

Markale, Jean, 1999, The Druids: Celtic Priests of Nature, Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions.

Maslow, Abraham H., 1994, Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences, New York, NY: Penguin.

Matthews, John, 2001, The Quest for the Green Man, Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House/Quest Books.

May, Gerald G., 2007, The Wisdom of Wilderness: Experiencing the Healing Power of Nature, San Francisco, CA: HarperOne.

McDuff, Mallory, 2010, Natural Saints: How People Of Faith Are Working To Save God’s Earth, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

McDuff, Mallory, 2012, Sacred Acts: How Churches Are Working To Protect Earth’s Climate, Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers.

McGaa, Ed, 2005, Nature’s Way: Native Wisdom for Living in Balance with the Earth, San Francisco, CA: HarperOne.

McGrath, Alister E., 2009, Science and Religion: A New Introduction, New York, NY: Wiley-Blackwell (Second Edition).

McGregor, Catriona, 2010, Partnering with Nature: The Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth, New York, NY: Atria Books.

McGregor, Robert Kuhn, 1997, A Wider View of the Universe: Henry David Thoreau’s Study of Nature, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

McLaughlin, Ryan Patrick, 2014, Christian Theology and the Status of Animals: The Dominant Tradition and Its Alternatives, London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mercer, J. Edwards, 1995, Nature Mysticism, Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC.

Merritt, Dennis L., 2012, Jung and Ecopsychology, Carmel, CA: Fisher King Press.

Merwin, W.S., 2014, Unchopping a Tree, San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press.

Metzner, Ralph, 2017, Ecology of Consciousness: The Alchemy of Personal, Collective, and Planetary Transformation, Oakland, CA: Reveal Books.

Miller, James, China’s Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future, New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Miller, James, Dan Smyer Yu, and Peter can der Veer, 2014, Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China, New York, NY: Routledge.

Mitchell, Kerry, 2016, Spirituality and the State: Managing Nature and Experience in America’s National Parks, New York, NY: New York University Press.

Montley, Patricia, 2005, In Nature’s Honor: Myths and Rituals Celebrating the Earth, Boston, MA: Skinner House Books.

Moreley, James M., 1991, Muir Woods: The Ancient Redwood Forest Near San Francisco, San Francisco, CA: Smith-Moreley.

Morgan, Marlo, 2004, Mutant Message Down Under, New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Morris, Berman, 1981, The Reenchantment of the World, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Morton, Alexandra, 2004, Listening to the Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us, New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Murphy, Susan, 2014, Mind the Earth, Mending the Earth: Zen and the Art of Planetary Crisis, Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint.

Murray, Katherine, 2011, Listening to the Earth: Meditations on Experiencing and Belonging to Nature, Everett, WA: Lorian Press.

Murray, Katherine, 2012, A Simple Guide to Eco-Spirituality, Carmel, IN: Lumins Books.

Myers, Arthur, 1997, Communicating with Animals: The Spiritual Connection Between People and Animals, Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books.

Myers, Brendan, 2013, The Earth, The Gods, and The Soul: A History of Pagan Philosophy from the Iron Age to the 21st Century, Winchester, UK: Moon Books.

Nadeau, Robert, 2012, Rebirth of the Sacred: Science, Religion, and the New Environmental Ethos, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Narby, Jeremy, 2006, Intelligence in Nature, New York, NY: Tarcher.

Neidjie, Bill, 2007, Gagudju Man: The Environmental and Spiritual Philosophy of a Senior Traditional Owner, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia, Marleston, South Australia: Gecko Books.

Nelson, Gaylord, with Susan Campbell and Paul Wozniak, 2002, Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise, Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Ness, Sally Ann, 2016, Choreographies of Landscape: Signs of Performance in Yosemite National Park, New York, NY: Berghahn.

Newberg, A., et al., 2001, Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief, New York, NY: Ballantine.

Newburn, Kent, and Louise Mengelkoch, ed., 1991, Native American Wisdom, Novato, CA: New World Library.

Nhat Hanh, Thich, 2013, Love Letter to the Earth, Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

Nicholsen, Shierry Weber, 2003, The Love of Nature and the End of the World: The Unspoken Dimensions of Environmental Concern, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Niman, Michael I., 2011, People of the Rainbow: A Nomadic Utopia, Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press.

Northcott, Michael S., 1996, The Environment and Christian Ethics, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Northcott, Michael S., 2014, A Political Theology of Climate Change, SPCK Publishers.

Nothwehr, Dawn M., 2012, Ecological Footprints: An Essential Guide for Faith and Sustainable Living, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

O’Hara, Gwydion, 2002, Pagan Ways: Finding Your Spirituality in Nature, Minneapolis, MN: Llwellyn Publications.

Pandya, Samta, 2010, New York, NY: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Pankaj, Jain, 2011, Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability, London, UK: Ashgate.

Payne, Katy, 1999, Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants, New York, NY: Penguin.

Pearson, Joanne, 1998, Nature Religion Today: Paganism in the Modern World, Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press.

Petrie, Tom, Kim Leightpon, and Greg Linder, 1996, Temple Wilderness: A Collection of Thoughts and Images on Our Spiritual Bond with the Earth, Minocqua, WI: Willow Creek Press.

Philpott, Chris, 2011, Green Spirituality: One Answer to Global Environmental Problems and World Poverty, Central Milton Keynes, UK: AuthorHouse UK Ltd. [Includes a substantial list of websites at the end of each chapter].

Phipps, Carter, 2012, Evolutionaries: Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science, New York, NY: Harper Perennial.

Platinmga, Alvin, 2011, Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Plotkin, Bill, 2013, Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche, Novato, CA: New World Library.

Poise, Robert A., 1986, National Socialism and the Religion of Nature, London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Porter, Joy, 2012. Land and Spirit in Native America, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Praet, Istvan, 2014, Animism and the Question of Life, New York, NY: Routledge.

Proctor, Jim, 2009, Envisioning Nature, Science and Religion, West Conschohocken, PA: Templeton Press.

Provan, Iain, 2013, Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World That Never Was, Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.

Quadir, Tarik M., 2013, Traditional Islamic Environmentalism: The Vision of Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Rasmussen, Larry, 2012, Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Rasmussen, Larry, 2014, Earth-Honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Raymo, Chet, 2008, When God is Gone, Everything is Holy: The Making of a Religious Naturalist, Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books.

Rolston III, Holmes, 2006, Science and Religion: A Critical Survey, Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Press.

Rolston III, Holmes, 2011, A New Environmental Ethic: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth, New York, NY: Routledge.

Ruse, Michael, 2013, The Gaia Hypothesis: Science on a Pagan Planet, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Salmon, James, ed., 2012, Legacy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Sands, Rose Anne, 2011, Nature’s Spirit Messages for Vision, Self-Mastery, and Spirituality, Spruce Pine, NC: Rose Anne Sands.

Santmire, H. Paul, 2008, Ritualizing Nature: Renewing Christian Liturgy in a Time of Crisis, Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Santmire, H. Paul, 2014, Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality, Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Savary, Louis M., 2007, Teilhard de Chardin: The Divine Milieu Explained, Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Schaefer, June, 2009, Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts, Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Schauffler, E. Marina, 2003, Turning to Earth: Stories of Ecological Conversion, Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press.

Scheid, Daniel P., 2016, The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Schilling, Vincent, ed., 2011, Native Defenders of the Environment, Burlington, VT: 7th Generation.

Schumacher, Diana, 2011, Small Is Beautiful in the 21st Century: The Legacy of E.F. Schumacher, Totnes, Devon, UK: Green Books.

Schwartz, Richard, 2002, Judaism and Global Survival. Herdon, VA: Lantern Books.

Selhub, Eva M., and Alan C. Logan, 2012, Your Brain on Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Shabecoff, Philip, 2003, A Fierce Green Fire: The American Environmental Movement, Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Sheldrake, Philip, 2012, Spirituality: A Very Short Introduction, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Sheldrake, Rupert, 2012,  Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discoveries, New York, NY: Deepak Chopra Books (original title in UK – The Science Delusion).

Sheldrake, Rupert, and Michael Shermer, 2016, Arguing Science : A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit, Rhinebeck, NY: Monkfish Publishing Company.

Shepard, Paul, 2002, Man in the Landscape: A Historic View of the Esthetics of Nature, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Singelton, Cynthia, 2011, Nature Speaks, Cynthia Singelton.

Smith, Christine, 2004, A Mountain in the Wild: An Exploration of the Spirituality of John Denver, Herdon, VA: Lantern Books.

Smith, Mick, 2001, An Ethics of Place: Radical Ecology, Postmodernity, and Social Theory, Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Smith, Samantha, 1994, Goddess Earth: Exposing the Pagan Agenda of the Environmental Movement, Lafayette, LA: Huntington House Publishers.

Solomon, Robert C., 2002, Spirituality for the Skeptic: The Thoughtful Love of Life, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Spellmeyer, Kurt, 2010, Buddha at the Apocalypse: Awakening from a Culture of Destruction, Boston, MA: Wisdom Publications.

Spretnak, Charlene, 1986, The Spiritual Dimension of Green Politics, Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Company, Inc.

Stephenson, Wes, 2015, What We’re Fighting for Now is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice, Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Stikker, Allerd, 2014, Sacred Mountains: How the revival of Daoism is turning China’s ecological crisis around, London, UK: Bene Factum Publishing Ltd.

Stowe, John R., 2003, Connecting with Nature, Findhorn, Scotland: Findhorn Press.

Strachan, Gordon, 2008, Prophets of Nature: Green Spirituality in Romantic Poetry and Painting, Edinburgh, UK: Floris Books.

Strong, Mary, 2012, Art, Nature, and Religion in the Central Andes: Themes and Variations from Prehistory to the Present, Arlington, TX: University ofn Texas Press.

Strong, Sarah M., 2011, Ainu Spirits Singing: The Living World of Chiri Yukie’s Ainu Shin’yoshu, Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.

Taylor, Bron, ed., 2013, Avatar and Nature Spirituality, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Thompson, Augustine, 2012, Francis of Assisi: A New Biography, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Thottakara, Agustine, ed., 1995, Eco-spirituality: Perspectives from World Religions, San Francisco, CA: CIIS.

Toben, Carolyn W., and Thoms Rain Crowe, 2012, Recovering a Sense of the Sacred: Conversations with Thomas Berry, Whitsett, NC: Timberlake Earth Sanctuary Press.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John Grim, eds., 2014, Thomas Berry: Selected Writings on the Earth Community, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John Grim, eds., 2016, Living Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Uhl, Christopher, 2013, Developing Ecological Consciousness: The End of Separation, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Vaughan-Lee, Llewellyn, 2013, Darkening of the Light: Witnessing the End of an Era, Point Reyes, CA: The Golden Sufi Center.

Vaughan-Lee, Llewellyn, and Hiliary Hart, 2017, Spiritual Ecology: 10 Practices to Reawaken the Sacred in Everyday Life, Point Reyes, CA: The Golden Sufi Center.

Veldman, Robin Globus, Andrew Szasz, and Randolph Haluza-DeLay, eds., 2013, How the World’s Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations, New York, NY: Routledge.

Waters, Frank, 1963, Book of the Hopi, New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Weis, Monica, 2011, The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton, Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Welling, Wouter, ed., 2012, Dangerous and Divine: The Secret of the Serpent, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: KIT Publishers.

Wernitznig, Dagmar, 2003, Going Native or Going Naive? White Shamanism and the Neo-Noble Savage, Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Weston, Kath, 2017, Animate Planet: Making Visceral Sense of Living in a High-Tech Ecologically Damaged World, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Wexler, Jay, 2016, When God Isn’t Green: A World-Wide Journey to Places Where Religious Practice and Environmentalism Collide, Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Whalen-Levitt, Peggy, 2013, Only the Sacred: Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century, Greensboro, NC: The Center for Education, Imagination and the Natural World.

White, Jonathan, 1994, Talking on the Water: Conversations About Nature and Creativity, San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books.

Wildcat, Daniel R., 2009, Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge, Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Willerslev, Rane, 2012, On the Run in Siberia, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Wilson, Roads, and Genevieve Wilson, 2003, Talking with Nature and Journey into Nature, Novato, CA: HJ Karamer/New World Library.

Winright, Tobias, ed., 2011, Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment, Winona, MN: Anselm Acacdemic.

Woeser, Tsering, 2016, Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolation Against Chinese Rule, New York, NY: Verso.

Wohlleben, Peter, 2015, The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Greystone Books Ltd./David Suzuki Institute.

Wright, Robin M., 2013, Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of Northwest Amazon, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Young, Lowell Harrison, 2011, Biodesign Out For A Walk, Denver, CO: Outskirts Press, Inc.

Yunt, Jeremy D., 2009, The Ecotheology of Paul Tillich: Spiritual Roots of Environmental Ethics, Santa Barbara, CA: Barred Owl Books.


NOTE:  A paragraph or two of description for most books can be found on


ORBIS BOOKS SERIES – MODERN SPIRITUAL MASTERS (titles of special relevance to spiritual ecology)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – Ursula King

Thomas Merton – Christine M. Bochen

John Muir – Tim Flinders

Thich Nhat Hahn – Robert Ellsberg

Mohandas Gandi – John Dear

Albert Schweitzer – James Brabazon

The Dalai Lama – Thomas A. Forsthoefel



Bratton, Susan Power, 2008, “Ecology and Religion,” in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science, Philip Clayton and Zachary Simpson, eds., New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Chapter 13, pp. 207-225.

Grim, John, and Mary Evelyn Tucker, 2011, “Intellectual and Organizational Foundations of Religion and Ecology,” in Grounding Religion: A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology, New York, NY: Routledge, Chapter 7, pp. 81-95.

Rockefeller, Steven C., 1996, “Religion,” in Greening the College Curriculum: A Guide to Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts, Jonathan Collett and Stephen Karakashian, eds., Washington, D.C.: Island Press, Chapter 11, pp. 268-308.



Barnosky, Anthony D., et al., June 7, 212, “Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere,” Nature 486:52-58.

deBoer, Lauren, 2006, “Spiritual Ecology: a Practice of the Heart,” EarthLight: Spiritual Wisdom for an Ecological Age,


Ellingson, Stephen, Vernon A. Woodley, and Anthony Paik, 2012 (June), “The Structure of Religious Environmentalism: Movement Organizations, Interorganizational Networks, and Collective Action” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51(2):266-285,  June 2012

Ferrer, Jorge N., et al., 2012 (Fall/Winter), “21st Century Spirituality,” Kosmos: The Journal for Global Citizens Creating the New Civilization XII(1):54-82.

Jenkins, Willis, and Christopher Key Chapple, 2011, “Religion and Environment,” Annual Review of Environment and Resources 36:441-463.

McLeod, Christopher, 2015 (May 18), “Why Sacred Places Matter,” Sacred Land Film Project

Shiva, Vandana, 2012 (Winter), “Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest,” YES! Magazine

Sponsel, Leslie E., 2013 (September), “The Ecological Imperative for the 21st Century,” Kosmos

Taylor, Bron, 2001, “Earth and Nature-Based Spirituality (Part I): From Deep Ecology to Radical Environmentalism,” Religion 31(2):175-193.

Taylor, Bron, 2001, “Earth and Nature-Based Spirituality (Part II): From Earth First! and Bioregionalism to Scientific Paganism and the New Age,” Religion 31(3):225-245.

Taylor, Reyda L., 2012, “Special Issue on the Blue River Declaration,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(2):137-231.

Veldman, Robin Globus, Andrew Szasz, and Randolph Haluza-DeLay, eds., 2012 (September), ” Special Issue on Climate Change and Religion,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(3):253-387.




Posman, Ellen, and Reid B. Locklin, 2013, “Teaching Religion and Ecology: Background and Overview,” American Academy of Religion


Sponsel, L.E., 2013 (October 1), “Spiritual Ecology, Connection, and Environmental Change,” Anthropology and Environment Society Engagement Blog


Sponsel, L.E., 2014 (April), “Indigenous Sacred Places: Threats and Responses (Review of “Standing on Sacred Ground”),” AAA Anthropology News/Society for the Anthropology of Religion Section” Anthropology News 54(3):        .


Whitaker, Justin, 2014 (October 25), “Buddhism and the Environment in China,” PBS Religion and Ethics Newsweekly.

“China’s massive environmental crisis has its traditionally secular state looking to religion to encourage deeper values, more compassion towards nature, and the creation of what some governmental officials are calling “an ecological civilization.” [includes interview with Martin Palmer of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation].

(8 minutes).


Palmer, Martin, 2014 (October 26), “Religion and Environment in China,” China Dialogue

“Religion can play an important role in protecting the earth’s natural heritage, says Martin Palmer, who reports on the Buddhists and Daoists committed to conserving China’s sacred mountains and wild animals.”





Earth Charter International, 2009 (updated 2013), “Earth Charter Bibliography”


Grim, John, Russell Powell, Matthew T. Riley, Tara C. Trapani, Mary Evelyn Tucker, eds. 2013, “Oxford Bibliographies Online: Religion and Ecology,” New York, NY: Oxford University Press.


Sponsel, L.E., 2014 (April), invited Feature Article – “Spiritual Ecology: Is it the Ultimate Solution for the Environmental Crisis,” CHOICE 51(8):1339-1342, 1344-1348.


Also see books listed on the website of the Forum on Religion and Ecology (FORE) at: