Inhabiting Eden Reading Suggestions

Archer, David. Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.

Archer, David, and Stefan Rahmstorf. The Climate Crisis: An Introductory Guide to Climate Change. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2010.


Berry, Wendell. Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2009.

Bingham, Sally G., ed. Love God, Heal Earth. Pittsburgh: St. Lynn’s Press, 2009.

Birch, Charles, and Lukas Vischer. Living with the Animals: The Community of God’s Creatures. Geneva: WCC Publications, 1997.

Brown, William P. The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962.

Cohen-Kiener, Andrea. Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing, 2009.

Davis, Ellen. Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

De Graaf, John, David Wann, and Thomas H. Naylor. Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005.

Deane-Drummond, Celia, and David Clough, eds. Creaturely Theology: On God, Humans, and Other Animals. London: SCM Press, 2009.

Dessler, Andrew, and Edward A. Parson. The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Flannery, Tim. The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth. New York: Grove Press, 2005.

Goodenough, Ursula. The Sacred Depths of Nature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Hessel, Dieter, and Larry Rasmussen. Earth Habitat: Eco-Injustice and the Church’s Response. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2001.
Holmes, Hannah. Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005.

Hosenfeld, Charlene, Ecofaith: Creating and Sustaining Green Congregations. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2009.

Jackson, Wes. Becoming Native to This Place. Washington DC: Counterpoint, 1996.

Kaplan, Jeffrey. “The Gospel of Consumption.” Orion Magazine (May–June 2008).

Kavanaugh, John F. Following Christ in a Consumer Society. 25th anniversary ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2006.

Leonard, Annie. The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health—and a Vision for Change. New York: Free Press, 2010.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac, with Essays on Conservation from Round River. New York: Ballantine, 1970.

Lerner, Steve. Sacrifice Zones: The Front Lines of Toxic Chemical Exposure in the United States Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.

Lovins, L. Hunter, and Boyd Cohen. Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change. New York: Hill & Wang, 2011.

McKibben, Bill. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. New York: Times Books, 2007.

Moseley, Lyndsay, ed. Holy Ground: A Gathering of Voices on Caring for Creation. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 2008.

O’Brien, Stacey. Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl. New York: Free Press, 2009.

Oreskes, Naomi, and Eric M. Conway. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. New York: Bloomsbury, 2010.

Page, Ruth. God and the Web of Creation. London: SCM Press, 1996.

Pinches, Charles, and Jay B. McDaniel, eds. Good News for Animals? Christian Approaches to Animal Well-Being. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1993.

Pollan, Michael. Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. London: Penguin Books, 2009.

———. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2007.

Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Scully, Matthew. Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002.

Shiva, Vandana. Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000.

Shrader-Frechette, Kristin. Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Steingraber, Sandra. Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2010.

The Union of Concerned Scientists. Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2012.

Wennberg, Robert N. God, Humans, and Animals: An Invitation to Enlarge our Moral Universe. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003.

Wilson, E. O. The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth. New York: Norton & Co., 2006.

Wirzba, Norman, The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age. New York: Oxford University Press, 
2003/2007.

Wirzba, Norman, ed. The Essential Agrarian Reader: The Future of Culture, Community, and the Land. Washington DC: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004.