Animal Theology by Andrew Linzey

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This book is a major contribution to theological discussion about the place of animals in the world and the way in which Christian theology can contribute to a morally just treatment of them by human beings.
 

About Andrew Linzey

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Andrew Linzey is an Anglican priest, a theologian, a writer, and is internationally known as an authority on Christianity and animals. He is a member of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford, and holds the world's first academic post in Ethics, Theology and Animal Welfare--the Bede Jarret Senior Research Fellowship at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. He is currently Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham in England and Special Professor at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. He has written numerous articles and authored many books on animal theology and ethics.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by University of Illinois Press. 224 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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This disturbing volume, based on a series of lectures given to the theology faculty at Oxford University, argues that contemporary agribusiness, based on the commodification of animals, is immoral and

Jan 30 1995 | Read Full Review of Animal Theology

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This disturbing volume, based on a series of lectures given to the theology faculty at Oxford University, argues that contemporary agribusiness, based on the commodification of animals, is immoral and

Jan 30 1995 | Read Full Review of Animal Theology

Englewood Review of Books

Misdirection is used to minimize or obfuscate the moral significance of animal suffering, implying, e.g., that attributions of animal suffering are anthropomorphic (Linzey distinguishes between good and bad anthropomorphism: bad is attributing specifically human needs and feelings to animals;

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