Ecofeminist Natures: Race, Gender, Feminist Theory, and Political Action by Noel SturgeonExamining the development of ecofeminism from the 1980s antimilitarist movement to an internationalist ecofeminism in the 1990s, Sturgeon explores the ecofeminist notions of gender, race, and nature. She moves from detailed historical investigations of important manifestations of US ecofeminism to a broad analysis of international environmental politics.
An Ecofeminist Perspective on Ash Wednesday and Lent by Sylvia S. SweeneyDevelops a conversation between classical historical Lenten practices and contemporary Christian ecofeminism. Building on David Tracy's definition of a religious classic, it includes a historical examination of the development of Lent and the Ash Wednesday rites beginning from wellsprings in the early church traditions of penance, catechumenal preparation, and asceticism through medieval and reformation expressions of the rite to their twentieth-century Episcopal iteration in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.
Sisters of Dust, Sisters of Spirit: Womanist Wordings on God and Creation by Karen Baker-FletcherBaker-Fletcher explores the relationship between theology and environmental justice, particularly as it relates to communities of color. By reenvisioning the idea of the “abundant life” through harmonious relationships with God, one another, and the planet, she envisages an embodied theology wherein people overcome their modern alienation from one another and the Earth through a renewed commitment to the land.