Publications & Resources

Here you can find material I have written on the intersection of religion, environment, and economics. The Center website also has further resources in this area.


Economics, Ecology, and the Roots of Western Faith: Perspectives from the Garden. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.


Afterword. In Melissa Brotton, ed. Ecotheology in the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Divine and Nature. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.

Natural Contemplation and Environmental Action, 2016 (short essay).

Efficacious Ethics: The Trinity, Environment, and Green Design. In Melissa Brotton, ed. Ecotheology and Nonhuman Ethics in Society: A Community of Compassion. Lexington Books, 2016.

Conservation as a Ministry. Sewanee Theological Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, December 2014. (Permission to download is granted by the Review).

Beauty by Design. Sewanee Theological Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, December 2014. (Permission to download is granted by the Review).

Book review: Michael S. Northcott. 2007. A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming. Sewanee Theological Review Vol. 52, No. 3.

Salvation, Development, and the Ecological Individual. Presented at the conference, Christianity and Economics: Integrating Faith and Learning in Economic Scholarship, Baylor University, November 7-9, 2002.

Perspectives from The Garden on the Roles of the State and Markets in Achieving Sustainable Land Use. Presented at the Second International Economics Meeting, Córdoba, Argentina, June 21-23, 1995.

Gottfried, R. “On Gardening and Human Welfare, or, the Role of Attitudes and Natural Capital in Sustainable Welfare,” Agriculture and Human Values, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Fall 1992).

Creation, Humanity, and the Divine Economy. Presented at Human Economy Center session, Eastern Economic Association meeting, March 1988, Boston.

Horse Thief Ethics. July 15, 1988.

“Cristianismo y desarrollo económico,” Cultura de Guatemala, No. 3.