The Dominion of Love: Animal Rights According to the Bible
Lantern Books, 2002 - 208 sider
Many commentators and users of the Bible have, over the centuries and up to the present day, used the Bible to argue that animals have no rights, that they were put on this earth for our use, and that we have no obligations to them.
In his cogent, honest, and fully researched and referenced work, The Dominion of Love, Norm Phelps attempts to encourage all who revere the Bible as holy scripture to open their hearts to the suffering that we inflict upon our nonhuman neighbors. He shows that the right of animals not to be imprisoned, harmed, and killed for our benefit flows naturally from the Bible's message of love and compassion and argues that this is the message of the Bible's most important passages dealing with our relationship to animals. He further responds to the defenses of animal exploitation that are often made based on the Bible.
Beautifully written, The Dominion of Love is an essential addition to a growing body of literature that argues for a compassionate and non-exploitative reading of Holy Scripture.
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... acts they know to be wrong , but something more subtle , more pervasive , and harder to change . The vast majority of those responsible for the abuse and killing of animals are good people who are trying to live moral lives . But with ...
... Acts 10 , God told Peter he could kill and eat every kind of animal . There is certainly no shortage of such passages in the Bible . In Appendix 1 , for example , I have catalogued thirty places where the Bible says that God commanded ...
... act of God ? As incredible as it seems , that is what Paul is telling us . If Christians can universally condemn the Soviet and Nazi Treblinkas in spite of this Biblical teaching , why can they not equally condemn the eternal Treblinka ...
... most egregious acts of animal cruelty and wanton destruction recorded in the Bible , Samson retaliated by catching three hundred foxes , tying flaming fire- brands to their tails , and setting them loose in 26 The Dominion of Love.
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