Resource Guide

Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand



Bratton, Susan Power, 2021, Religion and the Environment: An Introduction, New York, NY: Routledge.

Gottlieb, Roger S., 2006, A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet’s Future, New York, NY: Oxford University Press,,

Grim, John, and Mary Evelyn Tucker, 2014, Ecology and Religion, Washington, D.C.: Island Press.,,

Kaza, Stephanie, 2008, Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking, Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Kinsley, David, 1995, Ecology and Religion: Ecological Spirituality in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Sponsel, Leslie E., 2012, Spiritual Ecology: A Quiet Revolution, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger,

Taylor, Bron, 2010, Dark Green Religion: Nature, Spirituality and the Planetary Future, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press,,,,



Bauman, Whitney A., Richard R, Bohannon II, and Kevin J. O`Brien, eds., 2011, Grounding Religion: A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology, New York, NY: Routledge.

Bauman, Whitney A., Richard R, Bohannon II, and Kevin J. O`Brien, eds., 2011, Inherited Land: The Changing Grounds of Religion and Ecology, Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications.

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

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John A. Grim, eds., 1993, Worldviews and Ecology, Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.

Vaughan-Lee, Llewellyn, ed., 2013, Spiritual Ecology: The Cry from the Earth, Point Reyes, CA: The Golden Sufi Center.



Crosby, Donald A., and Jerome A. Stone, eds., 2018, The Routledge Handbook of Religious Naturalism, New York, NY: Routledge.

Gottlieb, Roger S., ed., 2006, The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

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

Jenkins, Willis, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, eds., 2016, Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology, New York, NY: Routledge.

Jenkins, Willis, and Whitney Bauman, eds., 2010, Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability Volume 1: The Spirit of Sustainability, Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group LLC.

Taylor, Bron, Editor-in-Chief, 2005, Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, New York, NY: Continuum, Volumes 1-2,


SERIES (Religion and Ecology with Harvard University Press)

Chapple, Christopher Key, ed., 2002, Jainism and Ecology: Nonviolence in the Web of Life.

Chapple, Christopher Key, and Mary Evelyn Tucker, eds., 2000, Hinduism and Ecology: The Intersection of Earth, Sky, and Water.

Foltz, Richard, Frederick Denny, and Azizan Baharuddin, eds., 2003, Islam and Ecology.

Girardot, N.J., James Miller, and Liu Xiaogan, eds., 2001, Daoism and Ecology: Ways Within a Cosmic Landscape.

Grim, John A., ed., 2001, Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community.

Hessel, Dieter T., and Rosemary Radford Ruether, eds., 2000, Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans.

Tirosh-Samuelson, Hava, ed., 2002, Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed Word.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and Duncan Ryuken Williams, eds., 1997, Buddhism and Ecology: The Interconnection of Dharma and Deeds.

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John Berthrong, eds., 1998, Confucianism and Ecology: The Interrelation of Heaven, Earth, and Human.

[Also see Orbis Books for the series on Ecology and Justice].



Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture

World Views: Global Religion, Culture, and Ecology


WEBSITES (include course syllabi)

Forum on Religion and Ecology (FORE) (Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, Yale University) [monthly eNewsletter subscription available too]

Religion and Nature (Bron Taylor, University of Florida):,,

Spiritual Ecology (Leslie E. Sponsel, University of Hawai`i)



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, pp. 207-225.

Grim, John, 2022, “Indigenous Traditions and Ecology Bibliography,” Forum on Religion and Ecology – Yale University, also, annotated version available,

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.

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

Sponsel, Leslie E., 2010, “Religion and Environment: Exploring Spiritual Ecology,” in Religion and Society: Advances in Research, Simon Coleman and Ramon Sarro, eds., New York, NY: Berghahn Books 1:131-145.

Sponsel, Leslie E., 2011, “The Religion and Environment Interface: Spiritual Ecology in Ecological Anthropology,” in Environmental Anthropology Today, Helen Kopnina, and Elleanore Shoreman, eds., New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 37-55.

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