Resources

This page provides quick links to a sampling of resources for studying, teaching, or implementing faith-based environmental stewardship.  This page will be deleted in 2018 and replaced with a searchable database that will provide quick access to all of the resources available on this website.  In the meantime, to navigate this site and find the resources that you need, type in what you’re looking for in the search box to the right — it looks like this:

If you are not sure what it is you are looking for, check out some of these broader topics below!


Environmental Statements

American Baptist                               Church of the Brethren                             Evangelical Church              Presbyterian                                    United Methodist Church                              Mennonite Church                                                         Episcopal Church – Policy & Implementation                                                       Lutheran Church                        Reformed Church in America                    Greek Orthodox

Official Denominational Environmental Webpages

Presbyterian                                   Lutheran Church                                        Episcopal                                            Catholic                                   United Methodist Church                             Unitarian                           Evangelical                                   Jewish

Ohio Resources

Ohio Interfaith Power and Light

Ohio IPL is a leader in empowering the greater Ohio religious community to take action in the face of climate change. Their website is filled with excellent resources, links to local organizations, events in Ohio, and much more!

OhIPL Stewards Directory

OhIPL Climate Conversations

The Little Minyan: Eco-Conscious Jewish Community

The founder of The Little Minyan, Jessica Shinberg, is a leader in the Ohio Jewish environmental community. If you liked her guest lecture appearance in class, check out this website to learn more and get involved!

National and International Resources

Hazon

Hazon, meaning vision, is the leading Jewish organization dedicated to building a more healthy and sustainable Jewish community. Hazon effects change through transformative immersion experiences like its annual cross-country Jewish environmental bike ride, international CSA programs, leadership retreats, its Adamah sustainable farm fellowship, and much more!

Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

The Forum on Religion and Ecology is the largest international multi-religious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns.

Tools for Living Sustainabily

Scientists Speakers Bureau:

Need someone to speak to your congregation about the intersections between faith and the environment?

See the new and growing list of the Ohio Religion and Sustainability Speakers Bureau, or contact hitzhusen.3@osu.edu for help finding scientists in Ohio who can speak about specific issues. We’d love to help you out!

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    • Hi Susan – as you can see, this page is still “under construction” and does not contain links to most of the material posted on this site – in the next year, we will be converting this site into a searchable database of resources, at which point this “resources” page will be replaced. In the meantime, if you simply search the site for “Muslim” and then for “Islam” you will be able to see most of the posts related to Islam, including some with links to Muslim statements on the environment. I hope this helps. Best wishes, Greg Hitzhusen

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