Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics
Andrew Linzey, Dorothy Yamamoto
University of Illinois Press, 1998 - 297 pages
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.
What was the Meaning of Animal Sacrifice?
What was the Meaning of Classifying Animals as Clean or Unclean?
A New Testament Doctrine of Creation?
Jesus and Animals I What did he Teach?
Jesus and Animals II What did he Practise?
Wrestling with the Tradition
The Fathers and the Animals The Rule of Reason?
𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑭𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑷𝒓𝒆𝒅𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏
Can Animal Suffering be Reconciled with Belief in an AllLoving God?
𝑺𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑹𝒆𝒅𝒆𝒎𝒑𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏
Do Animals have Immortal Souls?
Will Animals be Redeemed?
Obligations to Animals
Can we See a Moral Question about Animals?
Aquinas and Animals Patrolling the Boundary?
Luther and Animals Subject to Adams Fall?
Can Catholic Morality Make Room for Animals?
Is Nature Gods Will?
How does Gods Providential Care Extend to Animals?
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