Spiritual Formation For Kingdom Action

Resources on Creation Care

Below is a list of articles (in quotations) and books (italicized) for those who are interested in learning more about creation care.

-Abigail Hull

On the theology behind Creation Care

“Wendell Berry, the Christian Soul and Creation Care” http://belovedplanet.com/2013/11/27/wendell-berry-the-christian-soul-and-creation-care/

“Christianity and the Survival of Creation” by Wendell Berry: http://www.crosscurrents.org/berry.htm

“A Native Hill,” “The Body and the Earth” and “People, Land and Community,” in The Art of the Commonplace by Wendell Berry

Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home), an encyclical by Pope Francis: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-laudato-si.html

“Jesus is Coming – Plant a Tree!” article by N.T.Wright

http://www.plough.com/en/articles/2015/march/jesus-is-coming-plant-a-tree

“The World as Theophany: A Celtic Vision for Christian Ecology” by William R. L. Haley

Making Peace with the Land: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation by Fred Bahnson and Norman Wirzba

The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age by Norman Wirzba

Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating by Norman Wirzba

When Heaven & Nature Sing: Exploring God’s Goals for His People and His World by Edward R. Brown

Our Father’s World: Mobilizing the Church to Care for Creation by Edward R. Brown

Cherish the Earth: The Environment and Scripture by Janice and Donald Kirk

Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action by J. Matthew Sleeth, MD

How to Rescue Earth Without Worshipping Nature, Tony Campolo

On Spiritual Formation & Creation Care

A Mystic Garden: Working with Soil, Attending to Soul by Gunilla Norris

Your Spiritual Garden: Tending to the Presence of God by Pegge Bernecker

On Sustainable Agriculture and Organic Gardening

Soil and Sacrament: Four Seasons Among the Keepers of the Earth by Fred Bahnson

Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture by Wes Jackson

The Gardener’s A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food 

Organic Garden magazine

The Sustainable Vegetable Garden

Organic Gardening for Dummies

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