Diana's list of suggested readings

Snow in the Eco-Shrine

Increasing numbers of people are seeking to understand the complexities of the current global environmental and social crises. They are wanting to know what they can do about it.

The following books offer solutions both visionary and pragmatic, and will guide the reader to more books in their specific field of interest.

  • "Deep Ecology for the 21st Century" edited by George Sessions, 1995. - purchase at Amazon
  • "The Great Work" by Thomas Berry. Bell Tower, 1999 - purchase at Amazon
  • "The Voice of the Earth" by Theodore Roszak. Bantam Press, 1993. - purchase at Amazon
  • "This Changes Everything: Capitalism versus the Climate" by Naomi Klein 2014.
  • "Relational Reality" by Charlene Spretnak. 2011
  • "A New Earth" by Eckhart Tolle 2005
  • "The Systems View of Life" by Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi 2014
  • "The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability" by James Gustav Speth. Yale University Publishers, 2008.
  • "The Re-enchantment of Art" by Suzi Gablik. Thames & Hudson, 1991
  • "Images of God" by Peter Fuller. Chatto and Windus.
  • "Theoria - Art and the Absence of Grace" by Peter Fuller. Chatto & Windus, 1988.
  • "The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image" by Ann Baring and Jules Cashford. Penguin Group, 1991
  • "Images of Power: Understanding Bushman Rock Art" by David Lewis Williams and Thomas Dowson
  • "Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World" by Bill Plotkin. New World Library, 2008
  • "The Resurgence of the Real" by Charlene Spretnak. Routledge, 1999
  • "Animate Earth" by Stephan Harding. Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2006
  • "Worldviews and Ecology: Religion, Philosophy, and the Environment" by Mary Evelyn Tucker (author) and John A. Grim (editor). Obis Books, 1994. - purchase at Amazon
  • "The Simple Feeling of Being" by Ken Wilber. Shambahla Press, 2004. - purchase at Amazon
  • "The Story of Earth & Life: A Southern African Perspective on a 4.6-Billion-Year Journey" by Terence McCarthy and Bruce Rubidge. Struik, 2005. - purchase at Amazon
  • "Origins" by John Gribbin and Simon Goodwin. Constable and Company, 1997. - purchase at Amazon
  • "The Vanishing Face of Gaia" by James Lovelock. Penguin 2009.
  • "Towards Gondwana Alive" edited by John M Anderson
  • "The Human Story" by Charles Lockwood. Natural History Museum.
  • "The Politics of Women's Spirituality" edited by Charlene Spretnak. Anchor Books, 1981. - purchase at Amazon
  • "Man and His Symbols" by Carl Jung. Picador, 1968. - purchase at Amazon
  • "Uncommon Wisdom" by Fritjof Capra. Flamingo Press, 1988. - purchase at Amazon
  • "World as Lover, World as Self" by Joanna Macy. Parallax Press, 1991. - purchase at Amazon
  • Resurgence & Ecologist Magazine. Resurgence & Ecologist offers positive perspectives on a range of engaging topics covering ecology, social justice, philosophy, spirituality, sustainable development and the arts - an eclectic mix that cannot be found anywhere else. More here