2019 Workshop: Resources

United Nations Environment Programme

Faith for Earth Initiative at UNEP
https://www.unenvironment.org/about-un-environment/faith-earth-initiative

Earth and Faith: A Book of Reflection for Action - UNEP
https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/report/earth-and-faith-book-reflection-action

Environment, Religion and Culture in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UN Environment Vision on Engagement with Faith-Based Organizations

UN Environment Strategy on Engaging with Faith-Based Organizations

UN Environment Foresight Brief - Faith for Earth

Faith for Earth Dialogue United Nations Environment Assembly 4 Synthesis Paper

Interreligious Programs and Websites

Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale
http://fore.yale.edu

Parliament of the World’s Religions
https://parliamentofreligions.org

Alliance of Religion and Conservation in UK
http://www.arcworld.org

MENA Region Ecology Programs and Websites

GreenMENA: Climate Change and Energy Transition in the Middle East at the University of Oslo

Books, Articles and Journals on Religion and Ecology

Berry, Thomas, The Great Work. New York: Bell Tower, 1999.

Berry, Thomas, The Sacred Universe. Mary Evelyn Tucker, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Grim, John & Mary Evelyn Tucker, Ecology and Religion. Washington DC: Island Press, 2014.

Internationalist Commune of Rojava. Make Rojava Green Again. London: Dog Section Press, 2018.

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

Journal of Islamic Review

Khalid, Fazlun, Signs on the Earth -Islam, Modernity and the Climate Crisis. Leicestershire: Kube Publishing, 2019.

Özdemir, İbrahim. “A bestowed trust: The perception of nature and animals in Islam.” The Ecological Citizen, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019, 33-34.

Özdemir, İbrahim. "Why Turkish academic Ibrahim Ozdemir is pushing for an Islamic approach to environmentalism." The New Arab, 09/12/2019.

Sacks, Rabbi Lord Jonathan. "The Ecological Imperative (Shoftim 5779)." Covenant & Conversation, 2019.

Schaefer, Jame. Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009.

Schaefer, Jame. “Motivated for Action and Collaboration: The Abrahamic Religions and Climate Change.” Geosciences 6.2 (2016): 1-19

Schaefer, Jame. Religious Motivation for Mitigating Human-forced Climate Change: Scientifically Informed, Politically Astute, and Collaborative.”  International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 6.1 (2014): 34-46

World Religions and Ecology Series from Harvard

Samuelson, Hava Tirosh, ed. Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed Word. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Hessel, Dieter & Rosemary Ruether, eds. Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Wel-Being of Earth and Humans.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Foltz, Richard, Frederick Denny, Azizan Baharuddin, eds Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Ecology and Justice Series from Orbis Books
https://www.orbisbooks.com/category-202/

Papal Encyclical

Laudato Si  “On Care for Our Common Home”  May 24, 2015
http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si.html

Statements on climate change from the world religions
http://fore.yale.edu/climate-change/statements-from-world-religions/

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New Story

Journey of the Universe – Film, Book, Conversations
https://www.journeyoftheuniverse.org

Journey of the Universe – Massive Open Online Classes – free for audit
https://www.coursera.org/specializations/journey-of-the-universe

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Education Subgroup Resources

Aytzim Ecological Judaism: Educational Materials and Pedagogy

Cambridge Muslim College: Overcoming Ego - Abdal Hakim Murad

Claremont Main Road Mosque Muslims for Eco-Justice Project: Islam and the Environment, A Teaching Resource for Children Aged 7 - 12 Years

EcoMENA: Environmental Sustainability in Islam

EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FOEME) Second Edition, June 2014:
River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in Islam
River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition
River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Jewish Tradition

Earth and Faith: A Book of Reflection for Action - UNEP
https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/report/earth-and-faith-book-reflection-action

Education Resources on the Environment and Faith

Green Faith
Christian Resources
Jewish Resources
Muslim Resources

Hazon, the Jewish Lab for Sustainability: Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education (JOFEE)

Healing Earth. https://healingearth.ijep.net

The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development- Report on Ecologically Informed Theological Education
http://www.interfaithsustain.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Report_Faith_Ecology2.pdf

Jesuit Resource: Environment and Sustainability Prayers

Jewish Climate Action Network: Climate Change and the Jewish Tradition: A Compilation of Web-Based Resources

Martin, Daniel. "'On This Day We Restore The Earth' Celebrating the Environmental Sabbath." Breakthrough, Summer/Fall 1989

My Jewish Learning: The Environmentally Conscious Jewish Home

One4Kids / Zaky - Muslim Cartoons: Zaky's Adventures: The Earth Has a Fever

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Jewish Environmentalism

Religions of the World and Ecology:
Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans
Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust
Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed World

The Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology - Religion and Ecology Programs
https://fore.yale.edu/Resources/Religion-and-Ecology-Programs