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A Faith Embracing All Creatures: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions About Christian Care for Animals
By Brian McLaren ( (other contributor)), Andy Alexis-baker, Tripp York (editor) and Marc Bekoff (foreword by)
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Publisher Wipf & Stock Pub
Publication date November 9, 2012
Pages 194
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781610977012
ISBN-10 1610977017
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $23.00
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: What is the purpose of animals? Didn't God give humans dominion over other creatures? Didn't Jesus eat lamb? These are the kinds of questions that Christians who advocate compassion toward other animals regularly face. Yet Christians who have a faith-based commitment to care for other animals through what they eat, what they wear, and how they live with other creatures are often unsure how to address these biblically and theologically based challenges. In A Faith Embracing All Creatures, authors from various denominational, national, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds wrestle with the text, theology, and tradition to explain the roots of their desire to live peaceably with their nonhuman kin. Together, they show that there are no easy answers on "what the Bible says about animals" Instead, there are nuances and complexities, which even those asking these questions may be unaware of. Editors Andy Alexis-Baker and Tripp York have gathered a collection of essays that wrestle with these nuances and tensions in Scripture around nonhuman animals. In so doing, they expand the discussion of nonviolence, peacemaking, and reconciliation to include the oft-forgotten other members of God's good creation.

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With Brian McLaren (other contributor), Marc Bekoff (other contributor), Tripp York (other contributor) | from Wipf & Stock Pub (November 9, 2012)
9781610977012 | details & prices | 194 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $23.00
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