The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology

This book serves as the definitive scholarly overview of the exciting new connections between religion and ecology. Part I explores traditional religious concepts of and attitudes towards nature and how these have been changed by the environmental crisis. Part II analyzes conceptual issues that transcend individual traditions. Part III examines religious participation in environmental politics. With essays by the leading scholars in the field, many of whom have been instrumental in the rise of religious environmentalism, this Handbook will be invaluable to anyone interested in religion, environmentalism, and the future of our planet.