All God's Animals: A Catholic Theological Framework for Animal Ethics

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Draws together the views of the early Church, contemporary biblical and theological scholarship, and post-conciliar teachings to develop a theology of animals based on Catholicism's fundamental doctrines and to claim that we can hope that God will include animals of the present age in the kingdom inaugurated by Christ and that this should guide our responses to animals.

 

On Animals: 2, Theological Ethics

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In this second volume of his comprehensive survey of human practice in relation to other animals, and building on the analysis of Christian ethics, as they relate to animals, developed in Volume 1, Clough reviews the uses humans make of other animals for food, clothing, labor, as research subjects, for sport and entertainment, as pets or companions, and the impact of humans on wild animals and argues that Christians have strong faith-based reasons to acknowledge the significance of the issues raised and change their practice in response.

Creatures of the Same God: Explorations in Animal Theology

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This book is set forth here as representative of the numerous works by the Rev. Dr. Linzey that contemplate related questions. This particular collection of essays sets forth his thoughts, rooted in Christian theology and tradition, on why animals matter to God, and should matter to us. He also sets forth his counter-arguments to those who contend otherwise.