Bibliography on the Environment

Jewish Sources:

  • Gendler, E. (2015). Judaism for universalists. New York: Jewish Currents.
  • Jurovics, S. A., & Sleeth, J. M. (2016). Hospitable planet: Faith, action, and climate change. New York: Morehouse Publishing.
  • Seidenberg, D. M. (2016). Kabbalah and ecology: Gods image in the more-than-human world. Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
  • Waskow, A. O. (2012). Seasons of our joy: A modern guide to the Jewish holidays. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. (a great introduction to earth and nature based Judaism)
  • Waskow, Arthur Ocean. Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4,000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Pub., 2000
  • Comins, Mike. A Wild Faith: Jewish Ways into Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism. Woodstock, Vt: Jewish Lights Pub., 2007
  • Dov Peretz Elkins. Simple Actions for Jews to Help Green the Planet: Jews, Judaism and the Environment. Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace, 2011

From Other Traditions:

  • Giono, Jean, Michael McCurdy, and Norma Lorre Goodrich. The Man Who Planted Trees.
  • Kimmerer, R. W. (2015). Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions.
  • Keogh, Martin J. Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World: An Anthology. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2010.
  • Carroll, J. E., Brockelman, P. T., Westfall, M., & McKibben, B. (2016). The greening of faith: God, the environment, and the good life. Durham, NH: University Press of New England.
  • K., V. R., & Ruffalo, M. (2017). The green amendment: Securing our right to a healthy environment. Austin, TX: Disruption Books.
  • Cohen-Kiener, Andrea. Claiming Earth as Common Ground. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths Pub., 2009.