Bron Taylor

Bron Taylor is a Professor of Religion and Nature at The University of Florida, Carson Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, and an Affiliated Scholar with the Center for Environment and Development at Oslo University. In 2006, he founded the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. He earned his B.A. in Religious Studies from California State University, Chico, M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in Religion from the University of Southern California.

Professor Taylor’s work addresses the steps humans can take to reverse environmental and social crisis’ and conservation of biological diversity. He also looks at nature through a religious lens to examine the interrelatedness between human belief systems and natural phenomena. Additionally, Professor Taylor writes on radical environmentalism and environmentalist groups and has touched on subjects such as bioregionalism and animism.

Representative Publications

Taylor, Bron. “The Sacred, Reverence for Life, and Environmental Ethics in America.”

Taylor, Bron. “Earth and Nature-Based Spirituality: From Deep Ecology to Radical Environmentalism.” Religion 31.2 (2001): 175-193

Taylor, Bron. “Bioregionalism: An Ethics of Loyalty to Place.” Landscape Journal 19.1-2 (2000): 50-72

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