Food, Farming and Religion: Emerging Ethical Perspectives by Gretel Van WierenThis book is an examination of how Abrahamic religious traditions in the United States respond to environmental ethical issues around agriculture and food. Van Wieren’s approach is from the perspective of comparative religious environmental ethics as she attempts to articulate a food ethic that spans these traditions.
Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating (Online) by Norman WirzbaProvides a theological framework for assessing the significance of eating. Drawing on diverse theological, philosophical, and anthropological insights, it offers fresh ways to evaluate food production and consumption practices as they are being worked out in today's industrial food economy.
The Common Good and the Global Emergency by T. J. GorringeProvides a theoretical and political framework of the common good, applying this to the built environment. This framework is used to discuss and highlight issues regarding place, transport, food and farming, and as such explains the relation of Christianity to the built world in which we live.
In Defense of the Land Ethic by J. Baird CallicottPresents the seminal environmental philosophy of Aldo Leopold. Engages in lively debate with proponents of animal liberation and rights--finally to achieve an integrated theory of animal welfare and environmental ethics. He critically discusses the land ethic that is alleged to have prevailed among traditional American Indian peoples and points toward a new and equally revolutionary environmental aesthetic.