PUBLICATIONS

Bron Taylor has produced an award winning encyclopedia, five books, numerous articles in journals and books, and in the popular press. He also founded of the quarterly Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, which he has edited since 2007.

Descriptions of these works and in many cases direct links to the articles are provided below. A complete publication list can be found on his curriculum vitae (resume).

ARTICLES

Scholarly Articles
Encyclopedia Entries
Opinion and Perspective

BOOKS

Dark Green Religion
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Dark Green Religion

In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of "green religions" in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions.

(German translation)

Affirmative Action at Work
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Affirmative Action at Work

Bron Taylor unites theoretical and applied social science to analyze a salient contemporary moral and political problem. Three decades after the passage of civil rights laws, criteria for hiring and promotion to redress past discrimination and the sensitive “quota” question are still unresolved issues.

Ecological Resistance Movements
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Ecological Resistance Movements

In this book, Taylor commissioned scholars to explore grassroots environmental protest movements around the world, analyzing the ways in which they resemble and differ from one another with regard to their critical analyses and strategies, religious and ethical motives, and political impacts.

Avatar and Nature Spirituality
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Avatar and Nature Spirituality

Avatar and Nature Spirituality explores the cultural and religious significance of James Camerons film Avatar (2010), one of the most commercially successful films of all time.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
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Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

The award winning Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature critically explores the relationships among human beings, their environments, and the religious dimensions of life.

Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture

The journal seeks to illuminate these questions: What are the relationships among human beings and what are variously understood by the terms religion, nature, and culture? And, What constitutes ethically appropriate relationships between our own species and the places, including the entire biosphere, which we inhabit?"

Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy
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Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy

Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy seeks to compare and reassess the role of civil society in the rich West, the poorer South, and the quickly expanding East in the context of the twenty-first century’s challenges.