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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... Biblical teaching . 2. Animal rights — Biblical teaching . 3. Animal welfare — Religious aspects — Christianity . 4.Animal rights — Religious aspects — Christianity . I. Title . BS680.A5 P48 2002 241'.693 — dc21 2002004105 You shall ...
... Biblical Passages Relating to Human Treatment of Animals Appendix 2 : Suggestions for Further Reading Bibliography I 7 13 24 33 45 ..57 67 74 . 91 108 125 137 149 .155 .. 169 ..176 . 180 .. 193 200 Acknowledgments irst , a word of ...
... Biblical specialists call a " verbal " or " formal equivalence " translation , that is , it attempts to translate the words of the ancient language directly into English without interpreting or paraphrasing them . What you read in the ...
... Biblical dictionaries and reference works are also often keyed to the Strong numbers . Since an English word may translate several Hebrew or Greek words , and the same Hebrew or Greek word may be translated by several English words ...
... Biblical verses that show divine approval of animal abuse set an everlasting precedent while passages showing divine approval of the murder of men , women , and children do not ? We cannot justify animal atrocities on the authority of ...
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Kim W. Stallwood
Begrænset visning - 2002