SCHOLARLY ARTICLES
(sorted chronologically)
2016
The Sacred, Reverence for Life, and Environmental Ethics in America,” The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics, eds. Steve Gardiner and Allen Thompson, 2016.
Lynn White Jr. and the greening-of-religion hypothesis (with Gretel Van Wieren and Bernard Zaleha), Conservation Biology, 2016.
Trends in Religion and Environmental Politics into the Twenty-First Century and Beyond (with Lucas Johnston), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in the United States, ed. Barbara A. McGraw, publication slated for 2016
The Greening of Religion Hypothesis (Part Two): Assessing the Data from Lynn White, Jr., to Pope Francis (with Gretel Van Wieren and Bernard Zaleha), Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 10(3), 2016.
“Cultural Creativity and the Quest for a Planetary Earth Civilization,” Proceedings of the Second International Seminar on Environment, Culture and Religion — Promoting Intercultural Dialogue for Sustainable Development (Nairobi: UNEP/UNESCO, 2016).
“Natural Religion: Nature, Science, and Religion”, in Jeffrey J. Kripal, ed., Religion: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Religion series. (Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA, 2016), 213-231.
Religion and the Rise of Environmental Politics in the Twentieth Century (with Lucas Johnston), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in the United States, ed. Barbara A. McGraw, publication slated for 2016.
2015
“Arborphilia through the Ages,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 9(4): 373-75, 2015.
“Bricolage” and “Nature” (with Joseph Witt) in Vocabulary for the Study of Religion (3 volumes), eds. Robert Segal and Kocku von Stuckrad (Leiden, The Netherlands & Boston, MA, 2015), v. 1, 197-198) v. 2, 528-534.
“Religion to the Rescue (?) in an Age of Climate Disruption,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 9(1): 7-18, 2015.
2014
Dangerous Territory: The Contested Perceptual Spaces Between Imperial Conservation and Environmental Justice,” special issue edited by Christof Mauch and Libby Robin, “The Edges of Environmental History: Honouring Jane Carruthers,” RCC Perspectives, no 1: 117-122, 2014. (Rachel Carson Center, Munich).
2013
Its Not All About Us: Reflections on the State of American Environmental History,” Journal of American History 100: 140-144, June 2013. This invited article is part of a special, editor’s choice issue of this journal titled The World With Us: The State of American Environmental History,”
“Is Green Religion an Oxymoron?: Biocultural Evolution and Earthly Spirituality,” in Marc Bekoff, ed., Ignoring Nature noMore (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013).
Prologue: Avatar as Rorschach; Introduction: The Religion and Politics of Avatar; Epilogue: Truth and Fiction in Avatar’s Cosmogony and Nature Religion in Avatar and Nature Spirituality, in B. Taylor  (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2013), 3-11, 13-22, 301-36.
Resistance: Do the Means Justify the Ends?, in Linda Stark, ed., State of the World 2013, (Worldwatch Institute: Washington, D.C. 2013).
Kenya’s Green Belt Movement: Contributions, Conflict, Contradictions, and Complications in a Prominent ENGO”, in Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy, eds. Nina Witoszek, Lars Tragardh, and Bron Taylor (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2013).
2012
“Blue River Declaration: A New Conversation about an Earth-based Ethic” (with Gretel Van Wieren), Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(2):139-142, 2012.
Wilderness, Spirituality and Biodiversity in North America: tracing an environmental history from Occidental roots to Earth Day,” in Wilderness Mythologies: Wilderness in the History of Religions, ed. Laura Feldt (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012), 293-324.
2011
Encountering Leopold,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 5(4):393-96, 2011.
Gaian Earth Religion and the Modern God of Nature,” Phi Kappa Phi Forum 91(2):12-15 (Summer 2011).
"Toward a Robust Scientific Investigation of the ‘Religion’ Variable in the Quest for Sustainability,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 5(3): 253-262, 2011.
“Environmental Millennialism” (with Robin Globus), in The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism. Ed. Catherine Wessinger (Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 2011), 628-64.
2010
“Avatar as Rorschach,” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 4(4):381-83, December 2010.
“Idolatry, Paganism, and Trust in Nature,” The Pomegranate 12(1):103-08, 2010.
“Opening Pandora’s Film,” (with Adrian Ivakhiv), Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 4(4) 384-393, December 2010.
Earth Religion and Radical Religious Reformation,” in Moral Ground: Eighty Visionaries on Why It’s Wrong to Wreck the World. Eds. Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson (San Antonio, Texas: Trinity University Press, 2010), 379-386.
2009
"Editor's Introduction to Special Issue on Christianity, Nature, and Ethics," Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 3(2):165-68, 2009.
"Back to Religion and Nature" Journal of the American Academy of Religion 77, 1-8, 2009. First published doi:10.1093/jaarel/lfp010.
2008
"Sea Spirituality, Surfing, & Aquatic Nature Religion," In Deep Blue: Critical Reflections on Nature, Religion and Water. Eds. Sylvie Shaw and Andrew Francis (London: Equinox, 2008), 213-33.
"The Tributaries of Radical Environmentalism" Journal for the Study of Radicalism 2(1):-61, 2008.
"From the Ground Up: Dark Green Religion and the Environmental Future," Ecology and the Environment: Perspectives from the Humanities. Ed. Donald Swearer (Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions/Harvard University Press), 2008, 89-107.
2007
"Focus Introduction: Aquatic Nature Religion," Journal of the American Academy of Religion 75(4): -874, 2007. First published online, 16 October 2007, doi:10.1093/jaarel/lfm065. 
"Surfing into Spirituality and a New, Aquatic Nature Religion," Journal of the American Academy of Religion 75(4):-951, 2007. First published online 19 October 2007, doi: 10.1093/jaarel/lfm067.
2006
"Religion and Environmentalism in North America and Beyond," Oxford Handbook on Religion and Ecology. Ed. Roger S. Gottlieb (Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 2006), 588-612.
"Nature Religion and Environmentalism in North America" (with G. Van Horn) in Faith in America, v 3. Ed. Charles Lippy (New York: Praeger, 2006), 165-190.
"New and Alternative Nature Religions in America" (with J. Witt) in New and Alternative Religions in the United States. Eds. M. Ashcraft & E. Gallagher (New York: Praeger, 2006), 253-272.
2004
"A Green Future for Religion?" Futures Journal (Special Issue, ed. William Bainbridge) 36(9):991-1008, November 2004.
"Revisiting Ecoterrorism" in Religionen im Konflikt. Eds. Vasilios N. Makrides and Jörg Rüpke (Münster: Aschendorff, 2004), 237-248.
2003
"Battling Religions in Parks and Forest Reserves: Facing Religion in Conflicts Over Protected Places" (with Joel Geffen), in Full Value of Parks and Protected Areas: From Economics to the Intangible, eds. D. Harmon & Allen Putney (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003), 281-94.
"Threat Assessments and Radical Environmentalism," Terrorism and Political Violence 15(4):173-182, Winter 2003.
2002
"Diggers, Wolves, Ents, Elves and Expanding Universes: Bricolage, Religion, and Violence from Earth First! and the Earth Liberation Front to the Anti-Globalization Resistance," in The Cultic Milieu Oppositional Subcultures in an Age of Globalization. Eds. Jeffrey Kaplan and Heléne Lööw (Altimura, 2002), 26-74.
2001
2000
"Bioregionalism: An Ethics of Loyalty to Place," Landscape Journal 19(1&2):50-72, 2000.
"Deep Ecology and its Social Philosophy: A Critique," in Beneath the Surface: Critical Essays on Deep Ecology. Eds. E. Katz. A. Light, D. Rothenberg (Boston: MIT Press, 2000), 269-299.
1999
"Green Apocalypticism: Understanding Disaster in the Radical Environmental Worldview," Society and Natural Resources 12(4):377-386, June 1999.
"Nature & Supernature - Harmony and Mastery: Irony and Evolution in Contemporary Nature Religion," The Pomegranate #8 (May 1999), 21-27.
1998
1997
Guest editor of "Special theme issue on J. Baird Callicott's Earth Insights," Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1(2):93-182, August 1997.
"Editorial Introduction" (with Clare Palmer), Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1(2):93-97, August 1997.
"On Sacred or Secular Ground? - Callicott and Environmental Ethics," Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1(2):99-111, August 1997.
"Earth First! Fights Back: Contextual Reflections on Resistance and Democracy," Terra Nova: Nature & Culture 2(2):29-43, Spring 1997.
1996
"Earth First!: from Primal Spirituality to Ecological Resistance," in This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment. Ed. Roger Gottlieb (Routledge, 1996), 545-557.
"Radical Environmentalism: Eco-Terrorism?," in Viewpoints on War, Peace, and Global Cooperation (1996-1997 Annual Edition), 76-77.
1995
"Resacralizing Earth: Environmental Paganism and the Restoration of Turtle Island," in American Sacred Space. Eds. D. Chidester and E.T. Linenthal (Indiana University Press, Religion in America Series, 1995), 97-151.
1994
"Earth First!'s Religious Radicalism," in Ecological Prospects: Scientific, Religious, and Aesthetic Perspectives. Ed. C. Chapple (State University of New York Press, 1994), 185-209.
 
1993
"Battleground for Competing Values: Affirmative Action at work," in Viewpoints 1993: The Journal of the Wisconsin Institute for the Study of War, Peace, and Global Cooperation. 64-72.
"Grassroots Resistance: the Emergence of Popular-Environmental Movements in Less Affluent Countries" (editor and lead author, with contributions from H. Hadsell, L. Lorentzen, and R. Scarce), in Environmental Politics in the International Arena. Ed. S. Kamieniecki. (State University of New York Press, 1993), 69-89.
"Evoking the Ecological Self: Art as Resistance to the War on Nature," in Peace Review: the International Quarterly of World Peace 5(2):225-230, June 1993.
1992
"Grassroots Resistance: the Emergence of Popular-Environmental Movements in Less-Affluent Countries," Wild Earth 2(4):43-50, Winter 1992/1993 (abridged version).
 
1991
"The Religion and Politics of Earth First!," The Ecologist 21(6):258-266, November/December, 1991. (This is an early, shorter version of "Earth First!'s Religious Radicalism".)
"Resurrecting the Civil Rights Bill," Christian Social Action 4(3):28-31, March 1991.
"On Quotas and Civil Rights," Christian Century 108(24):767-768, August 21-28, 1991.
1985
"Authority in Ethics: a Portrait of the Methodology of Sojourners Fellowship," Encounter 46(2):139-156, 1985.
1980
"The Calling of Jonah," Radix 12(2) 20-22, Sept.-Oct., 1980.