Laudato Si' and the Environment: Pope Francis' Green Encyclical by Robert McKim (Editor)A response to Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si'. Discussion of the implications of Laudato Si' for immigration, population control, eating animals, and property ownership. Additionally, indigenous religious perspectives, development and environmental protection, and the implementation of the ideas of the encyclical within the Church are explored.
Option for the Poor and for the Earth: Catholic Social Teaching by Donal DorrThis updated, revised version of Option for the Poor: A Hundred Years of Vatican Social Teaching (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1983) takes on ecological issues that were not covered in the original book. Dorr articulates a history of Catholic Church social teachings, but also extensively covers social justice themes, particularly as they relate to the Earth and the poor.
Ecology at the Heart of Faith by Denis EdwardsEdwards argues that the heart of faith can be found in the ecological communion that pervades all life in the cosmos. Writing from a Catholic perspective, he aims not to bypass central theological claims of the Christian faith, but to deepen them by arguing that the Christian heritage is profoundly connected to creation.