Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics
edited by Andrew Linzey and Dorothy Yamamoto
University of Illinois Press, 1998
eISBN: 978-0-252-09779-9 | Paper: 978-0-252-06761-7
Library of Congress Classification BT746.A555 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 241.693

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
      This encyclopedic volume is the most comprehensive collection of original
        studies on animals and theology ever published. Contributors from both
        sides of the Atlantic tackle fundamental questions about theology and
        how it is put into practice.
      Do animals have immortal souls? Does Christ's reconciling work include
        animals? Contributors address these issues and more in the context of
        scriptural perspectives, the Christian tradition, historical disputes,
        and obligations to animals.
      As Andrew Linzey points out in his introduction, it cannot be right for
        theological practitioners to carry on their business as though the world
        of animals were invisible. Mainstream Christianity still propagates a
        range of ideas about animals that are hugely detrimental to their status
        and welfare. This important volume argues that it is time for a change.
 

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