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Comparative Religious Ecology - RELS 265 - Starr-LeBeau

Environmental Groups as Examples

Evangelical Environmental Network

InterReligious Eco-Justice Network:

Hazon: The Jewish Lab for Sustainability:

Interfaith Power & Light

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life

Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science

National Religious Partnership for the Environment

Authors who have focused on the topic:

Dwight Billings has written on religiously informed environmental action in Appalachia

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Alon Tal has written on religiously informed environmentalism in a Jewish/Israeli context.

Web of Creation website
Ecology Resources to Transform Faith Communities and Society- list of Eco-Faith Groups includes Denominational Groups, Faith-Based Environmental Groups and Secular Environmental Groups


Use one of the following religion encyclopedias for an overview:

Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions

Environmental Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Religion in America

Encyclopedia of Religion

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices

 Gather keywords to help focus your topic and design your search strategy.

Sample entries:

Environment & Ecology in Encyclopedia of Religion in America
Religion & the Environment  in Environmental Encyclopedia