Devotional Resources on Bible and Ecology

Suggested devotional resources for use with the Bible and nature:

 

The Green Bible (Harper Bibles, 2008).

New Revised Standard Version that highlights in green print all passages related to nature throughout the Bible. Wonderful for personal devotion. Excellent introductory articles on Bible and Ecology by N.T. Wright, Barbara Brown Taylor, Brian McLaren, Matthew Sleeth, Pope John Paul II, and Wendell Berry.

 

Green Bible Devotional: A Book of Daily Readings (Harper Collins, 2009)

A book of sixty daily readings, each of which is based on a "green-letter" passage in the Bible. Meditations and prayers follow the themes of water, air, land use, animal protection, human health, and responsible stewardship.

 

Stewardship of Creation: 30 Days with Nature (Prepared by students at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago)

With daily Bible passages and reflections for personal use. Download, copy, and fold as a booklet to be distributed to congregations as shared devotional material.

www.webofcreation.org/Worship/devotions/CreationCare.pdf  

 

Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer with God’s Creation Edited by Sam Hamilton-Poore (Upper Room Books, 2008)

An excellent collection of scripture passages, hymns, prayers, blessings, and quotations for forty days of devotions for personal use. Good resource also for opening and closing meetings.