Theological Resources


Laudato si’: On Caring for Our Common Home, Pope Francis 2015

A theologically and scripturally rich account of ecological discipleship from the current Pope.


Waking Up to a Warming World: Prospects for Christian Ethical Deliberation amidst Climate Fears, Byron Smith 2017

PhD thesis exploring how our emotional responses to climate disruption intersect with Christian identity. Available online.


The Theology of Climate Change, Dr Byron Smith, three part series originally published in Eternity News 2013

Part One: The Theology of Climate Change

Part Two: Why the Church is Part of the Problem

Part Three: The Virtue of Scepticism



A Climate of Hope, Mick Pope and Claire Dawson, 2014

“Climate change is one of the most pressing moral issues of our time, and at the same time one of the most divisive. Australian authors, Claire Dawson and Mick Pope examine climate change from a Christian perspective, arguing that the science is well founded, and that Christianity is well placed to deal with the issue.”


A Climate of Justice, Mick Pope, 2017

Dr. Mick Pope examines justice issues through the lens of the Parable of the Good Samaritan, as well as within the context of climate change. Reflecting on the role climate change plays in addressing key issues of justice that currently concern Christians such as the refugee crises and asylum seekers as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait justice.


Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation, Richard Bauckham 2010

Exegetical grounding for ecological responsibility from a leading UK theologian and biblical scholar.


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