Mission and Ecology

Jenkins, Willis. “Missiology in environmental context: tasks for an ecology of mission.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research, vol. 32, no. 4, 2008, p. 176+.

Willis Jenkins, Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008).

Ross Langmead “Ecomissiology,” Missiology 30, no. 4 (2002): 505-18.

Marthinus Daneel, African Earthkeepers: Wholistic Interfaith Mission (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis, 2001).

Dieter Hessel and Rosemary Radford Ruether, eds., Christianity and Ecology (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2000)

Roger Gottlieb, ed., Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007).

William Dyrness. Let the Earth Rejoice: A Biblical Theology of Holistic Mission [Westchester, Ill.: Crossway Books, 1983]

J.J. Kritzinger, “Mission, Development, and Ecology,” Missionalia 19 (1991)

Mutombo Mpanya, “The Environmental Impacts of a Church Project,” in Missionary Earthkeeping, ed. Calvin B. DeWitt and Ghillean T. Prance (Macon, Ga.: Mercer Univ. Press, 1992)

Sean McDonagh, To Care for the Earth: A Call to a New Theology (London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1986).

Larry Rasmussen, Earth Ethics, Earth Community (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1996)

Franz Verstraelen, “Land, Development, and Ecology: Missio-Theological Reflections from the Pacific and Africa,” Mission Studies 13, no. 1-2 (1996): 189-206.

World Council of Churches, “Statement on Water for Life,” adopted at Porto Alegre, 2006, documents/assembly/porto-alegre-2006/1-statements- documentsadopted/international-affairs/report-from-the-public-issues- committee/water-for-life.html.

Vandana Shiva, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Boston: South End Press, 1997).

Jesse N. K. Mugambi, “Emissions Trading as an Aspect of Toxic Waste Dumping,” in Christian Theology and Environmental Responsibility, ed. J. N. K. Mugambi and Mika Vahakangas (Nairobi: Acton Publishers, 2001), pp. 35-56.

Langmead The Word Made Flesh: Towards an Incarnational Missiology [New York: Univ. Press of America, 2004]

Daniel J. Bell, Jr., Liberation Theology After the End of History (New York: Routledge, 2001).

Lee Hong Jung, “Healing and Reconciliation as the Basis for the Sustainability of Life: An Ecological Plea for a ‘Deep’ Healing and Reconciliation,” International Review of Mission 94, no. 372 (2005): 84-102.

Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000)

Joseph Franke, “Faith and Martyrdom in the Forest,” The Witness, March 9, 2005,

Pieter G. J. Miering, “The Greens–Avant-Garde Missionaries?” Missionalia 19 (1991): 192-202.

John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker, “Living Cosmology: An Approach to the Study of Religion and Ecology.”

Ilaitia Sevati Tuwere, Vanua: Towards a Fijian Theology of Place (Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies, 2002)

Sigurd Bergmann, God in Context: A Survey of Contextual Theology (Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing, 2003)

Gordon Lathrop, Holy Ground: A Liturgical Cosmology (Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2003).

Michael J. Oleksa, Orthodox Alaska: A Theology of Mission (Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1992).

Vine Deloria, For This Land: Writings on Religion in America (New York: Routledge, 1999)

John Pobee. Lord, Creator-Spirit, Renew and Sustain the Whole Creation,” International Review of Mission 79, no. 314 [1990].

Janet Biehl and Peter Staudenmeier, Ecofascism: Lessons from the German Experience (San Francisco: AK Press, 1995).

Titus Presler, Transfigured Night: Mission and Culture in Zimbabwe’s Vigil Movement (Pretoria: Univ. of South Africa Press, 1999).

John Inge, A Christian Theology of Place (Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing, 2003)

Sigurd Bergmann, “Atmospheres of Synergy: Towards an Eco-theological Aesth/Ethics of Space,” Ecotheology 11, no. 3 (2006): 326-56.

Walter Brueggemann, The Land: Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002).

Oliver Davies, ed., Celtic Spirituality (Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1999)

Steven Bouma-Prediger and Peter Bakken, eds., Evocations of Grace: The Writings of Joseph Sittler on Ecology, Theology, and Ethics (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000).

Bryant Myers, Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1999)

W. Dayton Roberts, “Carrying Out Christ’s Mission in a Leaking Boat?” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 7 (October 2001): 450-55.

W. Dayton Roberts, Patching God’s Garment: Environment and Mission in the Twenty-first Century (Monrovia, Calif.: MARC/WorldVision International, 1994).

D.F. Olivier, “Ecology and Mission: Notes on the History of the JPIC Process and Its Relevance to Theology,” Missionalia 19, no. 1 (1991).

P. J. Robinson, “Integrity of Creation and Christian Mission,” Missionalia 19, no. 2 (1991)

Christina Manohar, “Toward a Mission Theology of Environment,” in Ecological Challenge and Christian Mission, ed. Krickwin Marak and Atul Aghamkar (Delhi: ISPCK, 1998).

Donald E. Messer, Conspiracy of Goodness: Contemporary Images of Christian Mission (Nashville, Abingdon Press, 1992)

L. Newton Thurber, “Care for the Creation as Mission Responsibility,” International Review of Mission 79, no. 314 (1990)

J. A. Loader, “Life, Wonder, and Responsibility,” Missionalia 19, no. 1 (1991): 44-56.

Sebastian Kim, “Eco-Theology and Mission,” in Marak and Aghamkar, Ecological Challenge and Christian Mission,

Wesley Granberg-Michaelson, A Worldly Spirituality: The Call to Take Care of the Earth (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984)

L. Stanislaus, “Ecology: An Awareness for Mission,” SEDOS Bulletin 31, no. 12 (1999)

Thomas Malipurathu, “Our Earth–Our Mission,” SEDOS Bulletin 39, no. 3-4 (2007).

Titus Presler, Horizons of Mission (Cambridge, Mass.: Cowley Publications, 2001).

Steve de Gruchy, “A Christian Engagement with the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework,” Missionalia 33 (2005): 56-72

David Bookless, “A Famine of Hope: Christian Mission and the Search for a Sustainable Future,” htm.

John Cobb and Herman Daly, For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future (Boston: Beacon Press, 1994).

Alice Kabugumila, “Tanzanian Women’s Response to the Environmental Crisis,” in Christian Theology and Environmental Responsibility, ed. Mugambi and Vahakangas, pp. 64-73

Mugambi-Vahakangas. eds. Christian Theology and Environmental Responsibility

Sarah McFarland Taylor, Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2007)

Susan Drake Emmerich, “The Declaration in Practice: Missionary Earth-Keeping,” in The Care of Creation, ed. R. J. Berry (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2000), pp. 147-54.

Berry, R. J. The Care of Creation (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2000)

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