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  • Living well togeher in a (non)religious future: Contributions from the sociology of religion.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 9-32.

    Focuses on people who rescue endangered sea turtles.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Lived religion; Spirituality; Atheist
  • How ecotheological beliefs vary among Australian churchgoers and consequences for environmental attitudes and behaviors.
    Pepper, Miriam, and Rosemary Leonard (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 101-124.

    Analyzes 2011 Australian National Church Life Survey data. Environmentalist attitudes were inversely predicted by "dominion theology" & positively by believing God was in nature.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Environmentalism; Australia
  • Examining links between religion, evolution views, and climate change skepticism.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Chistopher P. Scheitle, Jared Peifer, and Dan Bolger (2016)
    Environment and Behavior DOI 10.1177/0013916516674246 (online)

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Evolution; Science
  • To Care for Creation: The Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement.
    Ellingson, Stephen (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Social movement
  • Political conservatism, religion and environmental consumption in the United States.
    Peifer, Jared, Simranji Khalsa, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Environmental Politics 25:4: 661-689.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Politics, U.S.A.
  • State, religion, and environmentalism: Fostering social cohesion and environmental protection in Singapore.
    Chan, Andrew, and Md Saidul Islam (2015)
    Environmental Sociology 1:3: 177-189.

    Associated Search Terms: Singapore; Environmentalism
  • Does religion promote environmental sustainability? Exploring the role of religion in local energy ransitions.
    Koehrsen, Jens (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 296-310.

    Based on unstructured interviews with key participants in the transition to sustainable energy technologies in Emden, Germany. The religious sector of the society was not a major player in the transition, since it was involved in competing issues of peace & justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Germany, Emden
  • Religion et transition énergétique: une étude e Amérique du Sud.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 344-361.

    A study of Chilean university students suggests the religiously involved are slightly less supportive in behavior of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and social patterns of sustainable energy consumption.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Chile; Students, undergraduate
  • Les attitudes face aux changements climatiques et les actions pour la décroissance énergétique des chrétiens pratiquants: les effets des persuasions religieuses et du capital social.
    Leonard, Rosemary J., and Miriam D. Pepper (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3:326-343.

    Analyzes 2006 & 2011 Australian survey data; churchgoers were slightly more pro-environment than others. Social capital more strongly predicted action than did attitudes. The norm of Christian responsibility for the environment was a strong predictor of action.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Practice; Environmentalism; Australia
  • Recycling Bodhisattva: The Tzu-Chi movement's response to global climate change.
    Lee, Chengpang, and Ling Han (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 311-325.

    Analyzed he Buddhist periodical, Tzu-Chi Monthly (ciji yuekan); climate change discourse emerged as a response to natural disasters, particularly typhoons. Tzu-Chi is the largest Buddhist association in Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Content analysis; Buddhist, Tzu Chi
  • An examination of the "greening of Christianity" thesis among Americans, 1993-2010.
    Clements, John M., Aaron M. McCright, and Chenyang Xiao (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 373-391.

    Examines 1993-2010 General social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Self-identified Christians remained less environmentalist than others. there had been some "greening" of Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; United States
  • How Evangelicals from two churches in the American Southwest frame their relationship with the environment.
    Peifer, Jared L., Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Cara Fullerton (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 373-397.

    Based on 20 interviews in a white Southern Baptist congregation & 20 in an African American Baptist congregation in the U.S. Southwest. Discourse on the environment does not differ on religious grounds.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Baptist, Southern; Baptist, U.S.A.; Discourse; Environmentalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Green Evangelicals.
    Kearns, Laurel (2013)
    In Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 157-177.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Evangelical
  • End-times Theology, the Shadow of the Future, and Public Resistance to Addressing Global Climate Change.
    Barker, David C., and David H. Bearce (2013)
    Political Research Quarterly 66:2: 27-279.

    Believers in Christian end-times theology are less likely to support policies designed to curb global warming than are other Americans

    Associated Search Terms: Eschatology; Environmentalism; United States
  • Fracturing over creation care? Shifting environmental beliefs among Evangelicals, 1984-2010.
    Danielsen, Sabrina (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 198-215.

    Content analysis of 3 U.S.A. Evangelical periodicals shows increased treatment of environmentalism & differences in opinion about it, portending a fracture in a Republican Party base.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The structure of religious environmentalism: Movement organizations, interorganizational networks, and collective action.
    Ellingson, Stephen, Vernon A. Woodley, and Anthony Paik (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 266-285.

    Based on interviews with leaders of religious environmetal movement organizations; joint action with other such organizations is based on shared theologies, not specific shared environmental interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Theology; Social movement
  • Religion and environmentalism in Chinese societies.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lu Yufeng (2011)
    In Graeme Lang and Lu Yenfeng (eds.) Social Scientific Studies of Religion in China: Methodology, Theories and Findings. Leiden: Brill, pp. 245-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Taiwan; China
  • Religión y cambio climático: incidencia de lo religioso en las representaciones del medio ambiente.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (2010)
    Revista Caminhos 8:2: 25-51. Also in Cristián Parker Gumucio (ed.) Religión, política y culura en América Latina: NuevasMiradas. Santiago du Chili: Instituto de Estudios Avanzados—ACSRM, 2011, pp. 359-386.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Media
  • A multinational perspective on the relation between Judeo-Christian religious beliefs and attitudes of environmental concern.
    Schultz, P. Wesley, Lynnette Zelenzny, and Nancy J. Dalrymple (2009)
    Environment and Behavior 32:4: 576-591.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism
  • Understanding the relationship between Christian orthodoxy and environmentalism. The mediating role of perceived environmental consequences.
    Truelove, Heather Barnes, and Jeff Joireman (2009)
    Environment and Behavior 41:6: 806-820.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Beyond the Lynn White Thesis: Congregational Effects on Environmental Concern.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Patrick Kieran Hunt (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4:670-686.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data from Episcopal & ELCA clergy & '99 from congregation members; clergy communication affects literalism & environmentalsit beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Episcopal; Environmentalism; Literalism; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Black Churches and the Environment in Miami.
    Smith-Cavros, Eileen M. (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 151-168.

    Focus is on the restoration of Miami's Virginia Key Beach & on tree planting in Richmond Heights.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Environmentalism; Activism; African Americans; United States, Florida, Richmond Heights; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital
  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic skills; Social capital; Politics, U.S.A.; Parish; Social participation; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; Clergy role; Group; Episcopal; Abortion; Environmentalism; Network
  • Structuring the Religion-environment Connection; Identifying Religious Influences on Environmental Concern and Activism.
    Sherkat, Darren E., and Christopher G. Ellison (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:1: 71-85/

    Analyzes 1993 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; religious belief affects environmentalism in diffeent ways, depending how its influence is mediated.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; United States; Environmentalism
  • Environment and religion in a developing country: The role of sacrifice in the Xangô of Recife (Brazil).
    Motta, Roberto (2007)
    In Roberto Blancarte Pimentel (ed.) Religion, Culture, and Sustainable Development. UNESCO-EOLSS, pp. 220-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Sacrifice; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Xango
  • Black Churchgoers, Environmental Activism, and the Preservation of Nature in Miami, Florida.
    Smith, Cavros, Eileen M. (2006)
    Journal of Ecological Anthropology 10:1: 33-44.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Activism; African Americans; Environmentalism
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahy, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Postmaterialism; Divorce; Gender role; Politics, Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Environmentalism
  • Religion and attitudes toward the enviornment: A comparison of Mormons and the general U.S. population.
    Hunter, Lori M., and Michael B. Toney (2005)
    Social Science Journal 42:1: 25-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Environmentalism
  • Black Churchgoers, Environmental Activism, and the Preservation of Nature in Miami, Florida.
    Smith, Eileen M. (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

    Author is same as Eileen M. Smith-Cavros.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; United States, Florida, Miami; Environmentalism; African Americans
  • Écologie, Charistianisme et Nouvel Äge: Quand Nature et Spiritualité se Rencontrent.
    Vaillancourt, Louis (2002)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 31:2: 145-158.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Environmentalism
  • Caring for Creation. Environmental Advocacy by Mainline Protestant Organizations.
    Moody, Michael (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 237-264.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; National Council of Churches; Environmentalism
  • Religion and Attitudes Towards Nature in Britain.
    Hayes, Bernadette C., and Manussos Marangudakis (2001)
    British Journal of Sociology 52:1: 139-155.

    Analyzes 1993 British Social Attitudes Survey data; in general, education & scientific knowledge predict environmentalist attitudes, not religious identity. Among religiously identified, Catholics were more skeptical about environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Great Britain
  • The Sanctification of Nature and Theological Conservatism: A Study of Opposing Religious Correlates of Environmentalism.
    Tarakeshwar, Nalini, Aaron B. Swank, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Annette Mahoney (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:4: 387-404.

    Analyzes survey data from clergy, elder, & member samples of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.; conservatism predicted lower concern for the environment, while a belief in the sanctification of nature predicted higher concern.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Conservative, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Theology
  • Les référents "religieux" des "écologistes."
    Micoud, André (2000)
    In Pierre Bréchon, Bruno Duriez, and Jacques Ion (eds.) Religion et action dans l'espace public. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 255-270.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism
  • Religion and Environmental Issues within Anglo-American Democracies.
    Hayes, Bernadette C., and Manussos Marangudakis (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:2: 159-174. Corrected tables 42:3 (2001): 340-341.

    Analyzes 1993 survey data from the U.S.A.., Canada, Great Britain, & New Zealand; gender & political stance, not religious identity, predicts stances on environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Canada; New Zealand; United States; Great Britain
  • Mindfulness and Quasi-Religious Meaning Systems: An Empirical Exploration within the Context of Ecological Sustainability and Deep Ecology.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Jeffrey C. Jacob (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38;4: 524-542.

    Analyzes survey data from "back to the landers"; finds the "deep ecology" mindedness independent of formal religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Quasi-religion; Environmentalism
  • Scientific and Religious Convergence Toward an Environmental Typology? A Search for Scientific Constructs in Papal and Episcopal Documents.
    Downs, Andrew, and Andrew J. Weigert (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 45-58.

    Compares scientific & official Catholic stances on environmental issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Catholic; Science
  • Christianity and the Environment in the American Public.
    Boyd, Heather Hartwig (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 36-44.

    Analyzes 1993 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Fundamentalist; Environmentalism; Prayer
  • Alternative Spirituality and Environmentalism.
    Bloch, Jon P. (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 40:1: 55-73.

    Based on a limited number of interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; New age; Environmentalism
  • Religion, Culture and Environmental Concern: An Empirical Cross-National Analysis.
    Dekker, Paul, Peter Ester, and Masja Nas (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 443-458.

    Analyzes 1993 international survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism
  • Substantive religious beliefs of environmentalism.
    Wolkomir, Michelle, Michael Futreal, Eric Woodrum, and Thomas Hoban (1997)
    Social Science Quarterly 78:1: 96-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism
  • Religious effects on environmentalism.
    Woodrun, Eric, and Michelle J. Wolkomir (1997)
    Sociological Spectrum 17:2: 223-234.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism
  • Religion and Environmentally Protective Behaviour in Australia.
    Black, Alan W. (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 401-412.

    Analyzes 1995 Australian interview data; church attendance but not membership positively predicts environmentalist behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Environmentalism; Australia
  • Traditions religeiuses et modernité: le choc des éthiques autour du projet Grande-Baleine.
    Tessier, Roert (1997)
    social Compass 44:3: 385-400.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Civil religion; Canada, Quebec
  • The Sacred Groves of South India: Ecology, Traditional Communities and Religious Change.
    Chandran, M.D. Subash, and J. Donald Hughes (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 413-427.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Sacred; India, Karnataka; Change
  • Communautés de Base, Terre et Environnement en Amozonie.
    Cousineau, Madeleine (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 429-441.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Environmentalism; Activism; Brazil; Base communities
  • The Varieties of Ecological Piety.
    Szerszynski, Bronislaw (1997)
    Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1: 37-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Typology; Implicit religion; Folk religion; Church; Sect; Monasticism
  • God Meets Gaia in Austin, Texas: A Case Study of Environmentalism as Implicit Religion.
    Bartkowski, John P., and W. Scott Swearingen (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 38:4: 308-324.

    Based on interviews with activists concerned about Barton Springs in Austin, Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Community study; United States, Texas, Austin; Ultimate concerns; Social movement; Implicit religion
  • Denominational Subcultures of Environmentalism.
    Wolkomir, Michelle, Michael Futreal, Eric Woodrum, and Thomas Hoban (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 38:4: 325-343.

    1972 U.S. phone survey: Belief in human dominion over nature doesn't dampen environmentalism through denominational culture; it works at the individual level, along with African American identity. Salience & liberal denomination further environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; African Americans; Denomination (organizational entity); Environmentalism; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Red Rocks, 'Vortexes' and the Selling of Sedona: Environmental Politics in the New Age.
    Ivakhiv, Adrian (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 367-384.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Conflict; New age; United States, Arizona, Sedona; Community study
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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