Is Religion Good for the Environment?

Back in the 1960s, the historian Lynn White Jr. blamed Christianity for the climate crises of the 20th century. More recently, many religious leaders have published eco-friendly versions of their theology. But is it helping? Can religion be good for the environment?

Brought to you by the Religion and Environment Story Project at Boston University with the support of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.

Thanks to @TorqueTales for the footage of the Hadimba Temple.

Further Reading:
Taylor, Wieren, Zaleha, "Lynn White Jr. and the greening-of-religion hypothesis," Conservation Biology, 30 (5), 2016.
Be the first to comment