Creation Care Bibliography

See below for books and articles related to creation care.



Bahnson, Fred and Norman Wirzba. 2012. Making peace with the land : God’s call to reconcile with creation. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books.

Bauckham, Richard. 2010. Bible and ecology : rediscovering the community of creation. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press.

—. 2011. Living with other creatures:  Green exegesis and theology. Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press.

Berry, Wendell. 1986. The unsettling of America : culture & agriculture. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

—. 1990. What are people for? : essays. San Francisco: North Point Press.

—. 2009. Bringing it to the table : on farming and food. Berkeley: Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Berry, Wendell and Norman Wirzba. 2002. The art of the commonplace : the agrarian essays of Wendell Berry. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven. 2010. For the beauty of the earth: a Christian vision for creation care. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic.

Brown, Edward R. 2006. Our Father’s world: mobilizing the church to care for creation. Downers Grove Ill: IVP Books.

Brueggemann, Walter. 2002. The land: place as gift, promise, and challenge in biblical faith. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Capon, Robert Farrar. 2002. The supper of the lamb : a culinary reflection. New York: Modern Library.

Cavanaugh, William T. 2008. Being consumed : economics and Christian desire. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.

Davis, Ellen F. 2009. Scripture, culture, and agriculture : an Agrarian reading of the Bible. New York: Cambridge University Press.

DeWitt, Calvin B. 1991. The Environment and the Christian : what does the New Testament say about the environment? Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Book House.

Edwards, Denis. 2001. Earth revealing, earth healing: ecology and Christian theology. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press.

Fick, Gary W. 2008. Food, farming, and faith. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Habel, Norman C. (ed.). 2000. Readings from the perspective of earth: Earth Bible vol. I. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press.

Habel, Norman C. and Shirley Wurst (eds.). 2000. The earth story in Genesis: Earth Bible vol. II. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press.

Habel, Norman C. and Shirley Wurst (eds.). 2001. The earth story in wisdom traditions: The Earth Bible vol. III. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press.

Habel, Norman C. (ed.). 2001. The earth story in the psalms and the prophets: The Earth Bible vol. IV. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press.

Habel, Norman C. and Vicky Balabanski (eds.). 2001. The earth story in the New Testament: The Earth Bible vol. V. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic Press.

Hayhoe, Katharine and Andrew Farley. 2009. A climate for change : global warming facts for faith-based decisions. New York: FaithWords.

Heschel, Abraham Joshua. 2005. The sabbath : its meaning for modern man. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Jackson, Wes. 1994. Becoming native to this place. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky.

King, Carolyn M. 2002. Habitat of grace: biology, Christianity and the global environmental crisis. Adelaide: Australian Theological Forum.

Levenstein, Harvey A. 2003. Paradox of plenty : a social history of eating in modern America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Lowe, Ben. 2009. Green revolution : coming together to care for creation. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books.

McGrath, Alister. 2002. The re-enchantment of nature: science, religion, and the human sense of wonder. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

McKibben, Bill. 2005. The comforting whirlwind : God, Job, and the scale of creation. Cambridge, Mass.: Cowley Publications.

—. 2007. Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future. New York: Times Books.

Miles, Sara. 2008. Take this bread : a radical conversion. New York: Ballantine Books.

Moseley, Lyndsay and Sierra Club Books. 2008. Holy ground : a gathering of voices on caring for creation. Berkeley, Calif.: Sierra Club Books ; Distrib by Publishers Group West.

Osborn, Lawrence. 1993. Guardians of creation: nature in theology and the Christian life. Leicester: IVP.

Patel, Raj. 2012. Stuffed and starved. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Pub.

Pollan, Michael. 2006. The omnivore’s dilemma : a natural history of four meals. New York: Penguin Press.

Samson, Will. 2009. Enough : contentment in an age of excess. Colorado Springs, CO: David C Cook.

Santmire, H. Paul. 1985. The travail of nature: the ambiguous ecological promise of Christian theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Sleeth, J. Matthew. 2006. Serve God, save the planet : a Christian call to action. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub. Co.

—. 2012. 24/6 : A prescription for a happier, healthier life. Carol Stream, Il: Tyndale House Publishers.

Snyder, Howard A. and Joel Scandrett. 2011. Salvation means creation healed: the ecology of sin and grace. Eugen, OR: Cascade Books.

Theokritoff, Elizabeth. 2009. Living in God’s creation : Orthodox perspectives on ecology. Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press.

Webb, Stephen H. 2001. Good eating. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press.

Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan. 2010. The wisdom of stability : rooting faith in a mobile culture. Brewster, Mass.: Paraclete Press.

Wirzba, Norman. 2003. The essential agrarian reader : the future of culture, community, and the land. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky.

—. 2003. The paradise of God : renewing religion in an ecological age. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.

—. 2004. The essential agrarian reader : the future of culture, community, and the land. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard.

—. 2006. Living the Sabbath : discovering the rhythms of rest and delight. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press.

—. 2011. Food and faith : a theology of eating. New York: Cambridge University Press.





Bauckham, Richard. 2011. “The Story of the Earth According to Paul: Romans 8:18-23.” Review & Expositor no. 108 (1):91-97.

—. 1986. “First Steps to a Theology of Nature.” Evangelical Quarterly no. 58 (3):229-244.

Bauckham, Richard. 2002. “Joining Creation’s Praise of God.” Ecotheology no. 7 (1):45-59.

Bouma-Prediger, S. (1998). Creation care and character: The nature and necessity of the ecological virtues. American Scientific Affiliation, Retrieved from

—. 2008. “Creation Care and Salvation.” Vision (Winnipeg, Man.) no. 9 (1):15-23.

Bratton, Susan Power. 1984. “Christian Ecotheology and the Old Testament.” Environmental Ethics no. 6:195-209.

Douglas, D. (1998). A way in the wilderness: Men and the environment. The Way: Review of Contemporary Spirituality, Retrieved from

Downing, F. (2003). Environment, beauty and Bible. Ecotheology: Journal Of Religion, Nature & The Environment, 7(2), 186.

Ellingson, Stephen. (2012). Structure of religious environmentalism: movement organizations, interorganizational networks, and collective action. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51(2), 266.

Habgood, J. (1990). A sacramental approach to environmental issues. In C. Birch, W. Eaken & J. McDaniel (Eds.), Liberating Life: Contemporary Approaches in Ecological Theology (pp. 46-53). Retrieved from

Horrell, David, and Dominic Coad. 2011. “‘The Stones Would Cry out’ (Luke 19:40): A Lukan Contribution to a Hermeneutics of Creation’s Praise.” Scottish Journal of Theology no. 64 (1):29-44.

—. 2010. “A New Perspective on Paul? Rereading Paul in a Time of Ecological Crisis.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament no. 33 (1):3-30.

Innes, K. (2009). Towards an ecological eschatology: continuity and discontinuity. Evangelical Quarterly, 81(2), 126-144.

Kapur, Praveen. 1993. “Let There Be Life : Theological Foundations for the Care and Keeping of Creation.” Evangelical Review of Theology no. 17 (2):168-175.

Lamp, Jeffrey S. 2009. “Creational Christology: A Rationale for Wesleyans to Care for the Created Order.” Wesleyan Theological Journal no. 44 (1):91-103.

Pearson, C. (2004). Electing to do ecotheology. Ecotheology: Journal Of Religion, Nature & The Environment, 9(1), 7-28.

Richter, Sandra L. 2010. “Environmental Law in Deuteronomy: One Lens on a Biblical Theology of Creation Care.” Bulletin for Biblical Research no. 20 (3):355-376.

Richter, Sandra L. 2007. “A Biblical Theology of Creation Care.” Asbury journal no. 62 (1):67-76.

Sabin, Scott C., and Michael Mullan. 2010. “Whole Earth Evangelism: Creation Care Is Part and Parcel of the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.” Christianity Today no. 54 (7):26-29.

Sandelands, L. E., & Hoffman, A. J. (2008). Sustainability, faith, and the market. Worldviews: Environment Culture Religion, 12(2/3), 129-145. doi:10.1163/156853508X359949

Siegenthaler, D. (2003). Ecology needs theology. Dialog: A Journal Of Theology, 42(3), 242-249. doi:10.1111/1540-6385.00164

Snyder, Howard A. 2007. “The Meaning of Holistic Mission with Special Reference to Creation Care.” UBS Journal no. 5 (1):1-22.

Studebaker, S. M. (2008). The spirit in creation: A unified theology of grace and creation care. Zygon: Journal Of Religion & Science, 43(4), 943-960. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9744.2008.00970

Thomas, J. Mark. 1993. “Evangelicals and the Environment : Theological Foundations for Christian Environmental Stewardship.” Evangelical Review of Theology no. 17 (2):117-286.

Waldkoenig, Gilson. “Scenes and Means of Grace” in Dialog: A Journal of Theology 50:4 (Winter, 2011), 327-335.

Wirzba, Norman. 2009. “Saying Grace: Transforming People, Transforming the World.” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture no. 3 (2):195-212