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    Is your source for information about the complex relationships among the religious perceptions and practices of the earth’s peoples and their diverse environments. hosts the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, and features important scholarly works, including the award-winning Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, and the Society-affiliated Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.'s Blog is envisioned as a webplace for news and resources for the media, concerned citizens, and scholars who wish to keep abreast of developments in the exciting and raucously interdisciplinary religion and nature field. We hope that all who wish to deepen their understanding of the relationships between ecosystems and religious perceptions and practices -- will find much of value, and return regularly, to our web site.
    As the host of I wish to welcome you to this web site and thank all of those who contributed to it. Their names can be found at About and among the leaders identified in the Society and Journal pages.
    -- Bron Taylor


    The ISSRNC is co-sponsoring the 6th AASR (African Association for the Study of Religion) Conference scheduled for July 30 - August 3, 2014.
    Full conference information.
    Avatar and Nature SpiritualityWe are excited to announce that Bron Taylor’s latest book,
    Avatar and Nature Spirituality
    , has been published. It provocatively analyzes James Cameron’s controversial film from a variety of disciplinary and geographic perspectives.
    Bron Taylor’s Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future, which was published in 2010, has received highly positive reviews and has been widely adopted for classroom use in the USA and abroad.
    For further information about these books and additional publications and presentations, see