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Faith and Development

1. General

Campolo, Tony & Gordon Aeschliman. Everybody wants to change the world. Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 2006.

Clarke, Gerard & Michael Jennings. Development, civil society and faith-based organizations: bridging the sacred and the secular. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [UK] ; New York, N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Dean, Judith M., Julie Schaffner, and Stephen L.S. Smith. Attacking poverty in the developing world: Christian practitioners and academics in collaboration. Waynesboro,GA: Authentic, 2005.
Goldewijk, Berma Klein (ed.). Religion, international relations and development cooperation. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2007.
McLaren, Brian D. Everything must change: Jesus, global crises, and a revolution of hope. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2007.

Rogerson, J.W. According to the Scriptures?: the challenge of using the Bible in social, moral, and political questions. London; Oakville, Conn.: Equinox, 2007.
Sider, Ronald J. Doing evangelism Jesus’ way: how Christians demonstrate the good news. Nappanee, IN.: Evangel Pub. House, 2003.
Taylor, Michael. Eat, drink, and be merry for tomorrow we live: studies in Christianity and development. London; New York: T&T Clark, 2005.

2. Economics, Globalization, and Sustainable Development

Baker, Susan S. (ed.) Globalization and its effects on urban ministry in the 21st century. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009.

Belshaw, Deryke, Robert Calderisi, and Chris Sugden (ed.) Faith in development: partnership between the World Bank and the churches of Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank; Irvine, CA: Regnum Books International, 2001.

Britton, Andrew & Peter Sedgwick. Economic theory and Christian belief. Bern; Oxford: Lang, 2003.

Brubaker, Pamela K. Globalization at what price?: economic change and daily life. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2001.
Claar, Victor V.  & Robin J. Klay. Economics in Christian perspective: theory, policy and life choices. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2007.

Cobb, John B. Sustaining the common good: a Christian perspective on the global economy. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 1994.

Cobb, John B. The earthist challenge to economism: a theological critique of the World Bank. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.

Delgado, Sharon. Shaking the gates of hell: faith-led resistance to corporate globalization. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007.

Finn, Daniel Rush. Just trading: on the ethics and economics of international trade. Nashville: Abingdon, 1996.

Gillett, Richard W. The new globalization: reclaiming the lost ground of our Christian social tradition. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 2005.

Goheen, Michael & Erin G. Glanville. The Gospel and globalization: exploring the religious roots of a globalized world.

Vancouver: Regent College, 2009.

Gosling, David. A new earth: covenanting for justice, peace and the integrity of creation. London: CCBI, 1992.

Graafland, Johan J. The market, happiness, and solidarit : a Christian perspective. London; New York: Routledge, 2010.
Green, Laurie. The impact of the global: an urban theology. 2nd ed. [London]: Anglican Urban Network: Urban Bishops’ Panel; [Sheffield]: Urban Theology Unit, 2001.

Harper, Ian R. & Samuel Gregg (ed.). Christian theology and market economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008.

Hartropp, Anrdew. What is economic justice?: Biblical and secular perspectives contrasted. Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2007.

Hicks, Douglas A. & Mark Valeri (ed.). Global neighbors: Christian faith and moral obligation in today’s economy. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.

Horsley, Richard A. Covenant economics: a biblical vision of justice for all. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009.

Kim, Young-chul. Glocalization from below: ecclesiastical and theological response of the ecumenical church and the Korean church to globalization.(Thesis: Toronto School of Theology) Toronto, 2009.

Knitter, Paul F. and Chandra Muzaffar. Subverting greed: religious perspectives on the global economy. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2002.

Long, D. Stephen & Nancy Ruth Fox. Calculated futures: theology, ethics, and economics. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2007.

Longenecker, Bruce W. & Kelly D. Liebengood. Engaging economics: New Testament scenarios and early Christian reception. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.

MacAdam, Murray (ed.) From corporate greed to common good: Canadian churches and community economic development. Ottawa: Novalis, 1998.

Marshall, Katherine & Marisa Van Saanen. Development and faith: where mind, heart, and soul work together.

Washington D.C.: World Bank, 2007.
McCrae, Ian. Global economics: seeking a Christian ethic. New York: Friendship Press, 1993.

McDaniel, Charles. God & money: the moral challenge of capitalism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.

McMurtry, John. Unequal freedoms: the global market as an ethical system. Toronto: Garamond Press, 1998.

Moe-Lobeda, Cynthia D. Healing a broken world: globalization and God. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002.
Mofid, Kamran and Marcus Braybrooke. Promoting the common good: bringing economics and theology together again. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 2005.

Nachtigall, Patrick. Faith in the future: Christianity’s interface with globalization. Anderson, IN: Warner Press, 2008.

Northcott, Michael. Life after debt: Christianity and global justice. London: SPCK, 1999.
Reed, Charles. Development matters: Christian perspectives on globalization. London: Published for the Board for Social Responsibility of the Church of England by Church House Pub., 2001.

Rieger, Joerg. No rising tide: theology, economics, and the future. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009.

Rieger, Joerg. Liberating the future: God, Mammon, and theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998.
Schluter, Michael and John Ashcroft (ed.). Jubilee manifesto: a framework, agenda and strategy for Christian social reform. Nottingham: Inter-Varsity, 2005.

Schweiker, William. Theological ethics and global dynamics: in the time of many worlds. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004.

Sherman, Amy L. The soul of development: biblical Christianity and economic transformation in Guatemala. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Sobrino, Jon and Felix Wilfred (ed.). Globalization and its victims. London: SCM Press, 2001.

Social and ethical aspects of economics: a colloquium in the Vatican. Vatican City: Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, 1992.
Spencer, Nick and Robert White. Christianity, climate change and sustainable living. London: SPCK, 2007.
Stackhouse, Max L., Tim Dearborn, & Scott Paeth (ed.). The local church in a global era: reflections for a new century.

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

Sullivan, William M. & Will Kymlicka. The Globalization of ethics: religious and secular perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Susin, Luiz Carlos, Jon Sobrino and Felix Wilfred (ed.). A different world is possible. London: SCM Press, 2004.

Tabb, William K. The amoral elephant: globalization and the struggle for social justice in the twenty-first century. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2001.

Van Til, Kent A.  Less than two dollars a day: a Christian view of world poverty and the free market. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

3. Social Justice

Blundell, Dave. Hungry for life: a vision of the church that would transform the world. Bloomington, IN: West Bow Press, 2010.

Cullen, Philomena, Bernard Hoose and Gerard Mannion (ed.). Catholic social justice: theological and practical explorations.

London: Continuum, 2007.

D’Souza, Joseph and Benedict Rogers. On the side of the angels: justice, human rights, and kingdom mission. Colorado Springs: Authentic Pub., 2007.

Gibb, Richard. Grace and global justice: the socio-political mission of the church in an age of globalization. Bletchley, UK: Paternoster, 2006.

Kujawa-Holbrook, Sheryl A. & Karen B. Montagno (ed.). Injustice and the care of souls: taking oppression seriously in pastoral care. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009.

Labberton, Mark. The dangerous act of worship: living God’s call to justice. Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2007.

Marsh, Charles. The beloved community: how faith shapes social justice, from the civil rights movement to today.

New York: Basic Books, 2005.

Nash, Ronald H. Social justice and the Christian church. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990.

O’Hurley-Pitts, Michael & edited by Dick L. Kranendonk. The faithful steward: reclaiming stewardship for Christ’s kingdom.

Toronto: St. Brigid Press, 2002.

Peters, Rebecca Todd & Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty (ed). To do justice: a guide for progressive Christians. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008.

Rakoczy, Susan. Great mystics and social justice: walking on the two feet of love. New York; Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 2006.

Samson, Will & Lisa. Justice in the burbs: being the hands of Jesus wherever you live. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2007.

Schroeder, C. Paul. On social justice: St. Basil the Great. Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2009.

Vandezande, Gerald. Let justice flow!: taking healing steps in a wounded world. Toronto: CJL Foundation, 1994.

4. Poverty

Aaker, Jerry. Partners with the poor: an emerging approach to relief and development. New York: Friendship Press, 1993.
Bansikiza, Constance. Responding to poverty in Africa. Eldoret, Kenya: AMECEA Gaba Publications, 2007.
Couture, Pamela. Child poverty: love, justice, and social responsibility. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2007.
Couture, Pameala and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore (ed.). Poverty, suffering and HIV-AIDS: international practical theological perspectives. Cardiff: Cardiff Academic Press, 2003.
Dean, Judith M., Julie Schaffner, and Stephen L.S. Smith (ed.). Attacking poverty in the developing world: Christian practitioners and academics in collaboration. Waynesboro, GA: Authentic, 2005.

de Groot-Maggetti, Greg. Shalom seekers: living the call to do justice: workshops and resources for congregations and other groups.  Burlington, ON: Faith Alive Christian Resources/CRC Publications, 2003.

Grant, Peter. Poor no more: be part of a miracle. Oxford: Monarch, 2008.

Ilo, Stan Chu. The face of Africa: looking beyond the shadows. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006.
Johnson, Kelly S. The fear of beggars: stewardship and poverty in Christian ethics. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.
Landon, Michael L. Sweating it out: what the “experts” say causes poverty. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2006.
Middelmann, Udo. Christianity versus fatalistic religions in the war against poverty. Colorado Springs: Paternoster, 2007.
Paris, Peter J. Religion and poverty: Pan-African perspectives. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009.

Pattison, Bonnie L. Poverty in the theology of John Calvin. Eugene,OR: Pickwick Publications, 2006.

Samuel, Vinay and Christopher Sugden. The Church in response to human need. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans; Oxford,U.K.: Regnum Books, 1987.
Schlabach, Gerald W. And who is my neighbor?: poverty, privilege, and the gospel of Christ. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1990.

Sider, Ronald J. Just generosity: a new vision for overcoming poverty in America.2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2007.
Taylor, Michael (ed.) Christianity, poverty and wealth: the findings of `Project 21′. London: SPCK; Geneva: WCC Publications, 2003.
Van Til, Kent A. Less than two dollars a day: a Christian view of world poverty and the free market. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

White, Sarah and Romy Tiongco. Doing theology and development: meeting the challenge of poverty. Edinburgh: Saint Andrew Press, 1997.

5. Health and Nutrition

Amanze, J.N. Christian ethics and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Gaborone, Botswana: Bay Publishing, 2007.

Hawkes, Corinna (ed.) Trade, food, diet, and health: perspectives and policy options. Chichester, West Sussex; Ames, Iowa: Blackwell, 2010.

Knox, Peter. AIDS, ancestors, and salvation: local beliefs in Christian ministry to the sick. Nairobi: Paulines Publications Africa, 2008.

Messer, Donald E. Breaking the conspiracy of silence: Christian churches and the global AIDS crisis. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2004.

Radcliffe, Timothy. Christians and sexuality in the time of AIDS. London; New York: Continuum, 2007.

6. Environment

Atkinson, David. Renewing the face of the Earth: a theological and pastoral response to climate change. Norwich: Canterbury, 2008.

Barker, Margaret. Creation: a biblical vision for the environment. London: T&T Clark, 2010.

Berry, R.J.(ed.) The care of creation: focusing concern and action. Leicester: IVP, 2000.
Berry, R.J.(ed.) Environmental stewardship: critical perspectives, past and present. London: T&T Clark, 2006.
Bergmann, Sigurd. Creation set free: the Spirit as liberator of nature. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven. For the beauty of the earth: a Christian vision for creation care. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001.
Brown, Edward R. Our Father’s world: mobilizing the church to care for creation. 2nd ed., Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2008.

Case-Winters, Anna. Reconstructing a Christian theology of nature: down to earth. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2007.

Conradie, Ernst M. An ecological Christian anthropology: at home on earth? Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2005.
Deane-Drummond, Celia E. The ethics of nature. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.

Edwards, Denis. Ecology at the heart of faith. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2006.

Effective stewardship. Grand Rapids: Acton Media, 2008. 1 videodisc (c.22 min.).
Facing the future: new directions to sustain creation. Stewards in Creation Taskforce, Anglican Church of Canada.Toronto: The Church, [1990].10 videocassettes (20 min. each) + 1 discussion guide.(availabe in the Graham Library VC 224 pts.1-9).

Gottlieb, Roger S.  A greener faith: religious environmentalism and our planet’s future. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Habel, Norman C. and Peter Trudinger (ed.). Exploring ecological hermeneutics. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008.

Hart, John. Sacramental commons: Christian ecological ethics. Lanham, MD; Toronto: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006.

Hayes, Zachary. The gift of being: a theology of creation. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2001.

Horrell, David G. (ed.) Ecological hermeneutics: biblical, historical and theological perspectives. London; New York: T & T Clark, 2010.

Jenkins,Willis. Ecologies of grace: environmental ethics and Christian theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Koenig-Bricker, Woodeene. Ten commandments for the environment: Pope Benedict XVI speaks out for creation and justice. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, 2009.
McDonagh, Sean. Passion for the earth: the Christian vocation to promote justice, peace and the integrity of creation. London: Chapman, 1994.
McGrath, Alister. The reenchantment of nature: the denial of religion and the ecological crisis. New York: Doubleday, 2002.

Mante, J.O.Y. Africa: theological and philosophical roots of our ecological crisis. Accra, Ghana: SonLife Press, 2004.
Martin-Schramm, James B. and Robert L. Stivers. Christian environmental ethics: a case method approach. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2003.
Msafiri, Aidan G. Towards a credible environmental ethics for Africa: a Tanzanian perspective. [Nairobi?: s.n.], 2007.
Northcott, Micheal S. A moral climate: the ethics of global warming. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2007.

Sanguin, Bruce. Darwin, divinity, and the dance of the cosmos: an ecological Christianity. Kelowna, BC: CopperHouse, 2007.

Tuatagaloa-Matalavea, Taimalelagi Fagamalama & ed. Jeffrey Mark Golliher. Healing God’s creation: the Global Anglican Congress on the Stewardship of Creation: the Good Shepherd Retreat Center, Hartebeesport, South Africa, August 18-23, 2002. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse, 2004.

7. Land

Bakare, S. My right to land, in the Bible and in Zimbabwe: a theology of land for Zimbabwe. Harare, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Council of Churches, 1993.

Burge, Gary M. Jesus and the land: the New Testament challenge to “Holy Land” theology. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2010.
Carroll, Denis. Land. Dublin: Trócaire,Veritas; London: Cafod, 1998.

Habel, Norman C. The land is mine: six biblical land ideologies. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.
Johnston, Philip & Peter Walker (ed.). The land of promise: biblical, theological, and contemporary perspectives. Downers Grove: IVP, 2000.
Lilburne, Geoffrey R. A sense of place: a Christian theology of the land. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1989.

8. Subject Headings (Select)

The following subject headings may be explored for locating pertinent materials on faith and development.

Church and social problems Africa
Church and social problems Developing countries
Church work with the poor Developing countries

Church and social problems

Land tenure Religious aspects Christianity

Poverty Africa

Poverty Religious aspects Christianity

Distributive justice Religious aspects Christianity

Justice Religious aspects Christianity
Social justice Religious aspects Christianity
Humanitarianism religious aspects Christianity
AIDS (Disease) Religious aspects Christianity

International economic relations Moral and ethical aspects
International economic relations Religious aspects

International finance Religious aspects Christianity

Globalization Moral and ethical aspects
Globalization Religious aspects

Religion Economic aspects

Economic development Religious aspects Christianity
Economics Religious aspects Christianity
Economics Moral and ethical aspects

Debts, External Moral and ethical aspects Developing countries

Sustainable development Religious aspects Christianity

Human ecology Religious aspects Christianity

Environmental protection Religious aspects Christianity
Nature conservation Religious aspects Christianity

Land tenure Biblical teaching

Stewardship, Christian

Tom Power, Nov. 2012.