Contact Us Become a Supporter About Manna Gum
Home » Faith & Economy » Books, Studies & Other Resources
Bookmark and Share

Books, Studies & Other Resources

 

    BOOKS

    [back to top]

    You should be able to track all these books down easily online.

    Wendell Berry, What Matters?: Economics of a renewed Commonwealth, Counterpoint.

    Ellen F. Davis, Scripture, Culture & Agriculture: An agrarian reading of the Bible, Cambridge University Press.

    Ched Myers, The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics, Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

    Arthur Simon, How Much is Enough?: Hungering for God in an affluent world, Baker Books.

    Matthew Sleeth, Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action, Zondervan.

    Michael Shut (ed), Simpler Living, Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective, Church Publishing Inc.

    Michael Shut (ed), Food & Faith: Justice, joy and daily bread, Living the Good News.

    Some classics

    For the keen who can track them down, here are some classics which well deserve continued reading. These books have been published under multiple editions with different publishers.

    G.K. Chesterton, An Outline of Sanity

    E.F. Schumacher, Good Work

    E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful

    Jacques Ellul, Money & Power

    Jacques Ellul, The Meaning of the City

    R.H. Tawney, Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

    R.H. Tawney, The Acquisitive Society

    William Temple, Christianity and the Social Order

     

    CHURCH & GROUP STUDY RESOURCES

    [back to top]

     


    The End of Greed: Consuming as if God, People & the Planet Matter

    Baptist World Aid, Scott Higgins

    The End of Greed is a five part book, small group bible study and preaching series that will help you grapple with what it means to be a follower of Jesus in a consumer culture.

     

    Just Faith: Following Jesus in an Unequal World

    TEAR Australia

    Just Faith consists of a small group study guide, an accompanying DVD and a daily devotional booklet to assist Christians to explore the connections between their faith and the big issues of the world today.

     

     

    Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing

    Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

    This series is for adult study groups interested in exploring biblical faith and economic practice. The two-disc set and group facilitation guide features theologian Ched Myers and investment advisor Andy Loving. 

    Economy of Love

    Relational Tithe/Shane Claiborne.

    In this five-week study (book and DVD), unpack what the patterns of God’s kingdom look like compared to the patterns of our world. What is the value of enough, and how do we become more like the God who is close to the poor, the hungry, the meek, and the merciful?

    Carbon Fast

    TEAR Australia

    The Carbon Fast is a 40 day challenge and 7 part study series that enables you to learn, live, give, pray and advocate for justice in a changing climate.

     

    WEB VIDEOS

    [back to top]

    Story of Stuff

    A fantastic 20minute video which will change your view of all your stuff.

    The Meatrix

    These short humorous animations show powerfully why responsible production and consumption of meat is such an important issue.

     

    WEB ARTICLES

    [back to top]

    Wendell Berry, 17 Rules For A Sustainable Local Community

    Michael Schluter, Is Capitalism morally bankrupt?Five moral flaws and their social consequences

    Michael Schluter, Beyond Capitalism: Towards a Relational economy

     

    WEBSITES & BLOGS

    [back to top]

    Ethical Consumer Guide – home of The Guide to Ethical Supermarket Shopping, Supermarket Tours and ethical consumer email bulletins, all fantastic resources to help you think through responsible consumption.

    Chedmyers.org – a storehouse of Ched Myers’ Biblical scholarship and theological animation connecting faith and economics, word and world.

    Sustainable Traditions – a blog which cultivates a whole-of-life perspective of God’s shalom.

    Ecological footprint – find out how your lifestyle affects the earth

    Carbon calculators – find out how much you contribute to climate change

    Climate Positive

    Victorian Government EPA

    Global rich list – find out how wealthy you really are

     

     

    ^ back to top
    cheap viagra no prescription uk
    cheap viagra no prescription uk