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Christianity and the rights of animals

by Andrew Linzey

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Published by Crossroad in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Linzey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4708 .L564 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2392307M
    ISBN 100824508769, 0824508750
    LC Control Number87021768

    Nevertheless, animals don't have rights in the same way humans do. Animals and humans are different, and humans are the ones made in God's image, not animals, so humans were given dominion over the animals. We cannot say that animals have the same rights as humans, as they are subservient to us. Still, we are to treat the animals properly and. Linzey is the founder and director of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, an independent academic centre opened in November to promote the study and discussion of animal ethics. He is the author of a number of books on animal rights, including Animal Rights: A Christian Perspective (), Alma mater: King's College, London.

    Chapter 7 Andrew Linzey (b ) This page is an extract taken from Animal Preacher. Widely considered an authority on Christianity and animals, Andrew Linzey (b ) has been preaching and writing about Christianity and animal rights since the 's. Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more. Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years.

    This is the first global examination of the historical relationship between Christianity and human rights in the twentieth century. Leading historians, anthropologists, political theorists, legal scholars, and scholars of religion develop fresh approaches to issues such as human dignity, personalism, religious freedom, the role of ecumenical and transatlantic networks, and the . argue argument Asian values belief bodies Buddhism Calvin Calvinist Catholic Catholic social teaching change one’s religion Christian CHRISTIAN NONVIOLENCE church civil claim concept conscience context critique cultural debate Declaration of Human delegate Dignitatis Humanae document duties economic emphasis equal Ethics example faith freedom.


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Christian concern about how we treat animals has increased strikingly in recent years. More and more Christians are deciding that our attitudes toward animals must change. Here is a book that presents, for the first time, a comprehensive and well-argued theological case for the rights of animals, and offers a challenging critique of our existing insensitivity toward animal by:   Christianity And The Rights Of Animals book.

Read 2 reviews from the world In my top 10 list of books I've ever read and one of the most passionate Christians I've ever met. flag Like see review.

Nika rated it really liked it Ian A. rated it /5. Christianity and the Rights of Animals by Andrew Linzey () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all 9 /5(3).

This helpful and timely anthology of selections from the Bible and from the great Christian thinkers of all times is an essential primer for those who care about animals. The book is organized around four themes-Attitudes to Creation; the Problem of Pain; the Question of Animal Redemption; and Reverence, Responsibilities, and Rights-and concludes with a section on practical issues-Animal /5(5).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Linzey, Andrew, Christianity and the rights of animals. London: SPCK, (OCoLC) Document Type. For Love of Animals is an honest and thoughtful look at our responsibility as Christians with respect to animals.

Many Christians misunderstand both history and their own tradition in thinking about animals. They are joined by prominent secular thinkers who blame Christianity for the Western world's failure to seriously consider the moral status of animals/5(23). Further Reading Books by Rev Andrew Linzey PhD Animal Rights: A Christian Perspective (London: SCM Press, ); Christianity and the Rights of Animals (London: SPCK and New York: Crossroad, and ); (edited with Tom Regan), Animals and Christianity: A Book of Readings (London: SPCK and New York: Crossroad, and ); (edited with P.A.B.

Clarke) Political Theory and Animal Rights. More and more Christians are deciding that our attitudes toward animals must change. Here is a book that presents, for the first time, a comprehensive and well-argued theological case for the rights of animals, and offers a challenging critique of our existing insensitivity toward animal life/5(4).

What Are Christian Views on Animal Rights. Christian theology has often changed with the times, as new insights into God's Word have illuminated portions of Scripture that were not always easily understood.

While many Christians in the past viewed animals as unimportant, this is clearly not the way God sees things. It is in Christianity and, more specifically, in the Bible that we find the source of universal human rights.

All humans are created in the image of God—this is the abolitionists’ argument for the dissolution of slavery. Andrew Linzey, Christianity and the Rights of Animals The leading modern Christian writer on animal rights is Andrew Linzey. Linzey believes God's love is intended "not just for human beings but.

Christianity and the Rights of Animals. Andrew Linzey. Crossroad () Abstract This article has no associated abstract.

Rights in Social and Political Philosophy (categorize this paper) Buy the book $ used $ new Amazon page: Call number HVL ISBN(s) X Animal Rights: A Christian Buy the book: $ used $ new (22%.

“Animal Theology” by Andrew Linzey does a great job of arguing for animal rights from a Christian perspective. The author admits that historically Christians have defined dominion as the right to use and destroy nature and have had little respect for animal 5/5(10).

"If you happen to come upon a bird's nest along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young; Genesis Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every.

In its simplest terms the animal-rights position I uphold maintains that such diverse practices as the use of animals in science, sport, and recreational hunting, the trapping of fur-bearing animals for vanity products, and commercial animal agriculture are categorically wrong -- wrong because these practices systematically violate the rights of the animals involved.

Philosopher Peter Singer has argued in publications such as his seminal book Animal Liberation, first published inthat Christian thought has contributed to animal cruelty and suffering. He's cited commentary from figures such as Aquinas about humanity's innate right to control the natural world as holding back progress in animal rights.

Books include: Animal Rights: A Christian Perspective, Christianity and the Rights of Animals, Animal Theology, Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, Theology, and Practical Ethics.

His introductory article on the “Bible and Killing for Food’ is available here. The Christian Animal Rights Association is a nondenominational ministry dedicated to educating, advocating, protecting and defending the rights of all sentient animals, from a Biblical and Christian perspective.

Is God a vegetarian?: Christianity, vegetarianism, and animal rights User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Religions have been used to justify variations of human behavior ranging from how to wage war to ways of preserving peace.4/5(3).

Animals from the Book of Revelation Further information: Book of Revelation After the recognition of the Church by Constantine I inthe Book of Revelation is the source from which are derived most of the decorative themes of Christian Art. For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent Action offers the reader an introduction to animal rights ethics within a Christian framework alongside directly related sanctity-of-life issues, like the rights of unborn children.

The book's foreword is written by Mary Eberstadt, senior fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, a devout Catholic who identifies herself as "Pro-Animal. Professor Clough’s book, which came out inis one of two recent major Christian treatises on animal rights.

The other, published this year, is “For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics.For Christians, “the whole debate about animals is precisely about the rights of the Creator” (Linzey, Animal Gospel 44).

Andrew Linzey, a contemporary theologian exploring human obligations toward creation, posits “theos-rights” (as distinct from animal rights), “emphasizing the priority of God’s right in creation” (Christianity 71).