Videos for Education

Affluenza: the Cost of High Living and Escape from Affluenza, produced by John DeGraaf and KCTS/Seattle and Oregon Public Broadcasting (1997, 1998). These videos highlight the high cost of consumption on environment, society, family, spiritualitiy and community and helps viewers to make choices beyond this consumption. Videos include a guide for group discussion, to order, call Bullfrog Films at (800) 543-FROG (3764) or on the web at

Cherishing God's Creation, produced by the Presbyterian Church, USA's Peacemaking Program. A five-session series with curiculum, Earth, Air, Water, Habitat and People pulls together ecology, the state of the earth, and theological foundations for creation care. To order contact Presbyterian Distribution Service at (800)524-2612 or on the web at, #41075

Faithful Earthkeeping: The Church As a Creation Awareness Center, produces by the South Central Wisconsin Synod's Environmental Stewardship Taskforce in cooperation with the Environmental Stewardship, Outdoor Ministries and the Women of the ELCA programs. Contains three 27 minute videos with study guide. To order call (800)762-0968 and ask for EJ 9735

God's Creation and Global Warming, National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Working Group, This important video describes God’s call to be stewards of creation, the threat of global climate change and why this issue is so important to many people of faith. It is 12 minutes long and provides a good introduction to this issue for people of faith. To order call (800) 762-0698 or on the web at

The Greening of Faith, Why the Environment is a Christian Concern produced by Catheral Films and Videos. This two-part video tells the religious dimension of ecology, with thoughts by theologians and environmentalist. To order: call Cathedral Films and Video (800)338-3456 or write to P.O. Box 4029, Westlake Village, CA 91359

Keeping the Earth 1996, VHS, 27 minutes. National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE) / Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Narrated by James Earl Jones. Middle school-adult. This inspirational video calls on Americans to serve as good stewards of the natural worldÜ Prominent religious leaders and scientists share their perspectives on the need to protect our environment and the diverse species that share it. $14.95 There is also a print discussion guide: Keeping the Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment. Union of Concerned Scientists 1996. print Discussion Guide. . To order.- Call UCS at 617.547.5552 or email ucs@ucsusa.orz

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