Animals Are Not Ours (No, Really, They’re Not): An by Sarah Withrow King

By Sarah Withrow King

Why may still Christians care approximately animals? Is there a biblical foundation for abstaining from consuming animals? Is keeping off businesses that use (and misuse) animals a doable means for Christians to raised reside out the message of God?
In Animals aren't Ours, Sarah Withrow King makes the argument that deal with all of production isn't any "far-fetched" concept that basically radical humans might examine, yet really a loyal witness of the peaceable state God wishes and Jesus modeled. This comprises all dwelling and respiring creatures that proportion this earth with us. King makes use of her decade-plus event as a vegan, her seminary schooling, her evangelical Christian religion, and her years operating with PETA to name Christians to check how we deal with and examine the nonhuman animals with whom we percentage a finite planet.

"A sparky, obtainable, and insightful booklet. tough to not be moved by way of the non secular trip it relates."
--Andrew Linzey, director of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and writer ofAnimal Theology

"Animals should not Ours is riveting and convicting. an incredible contribution to the missed subject of animal liberation and animal rights, from an exhilarating new voice, this ebook is key examining for all Christians."
--David P. Gushee, special college Professor of Christian Ethics; Director, heart for Theology and Public lifestyles, Mercer University

"In Animals will not be Ours (No, relatively, they're Not), Sarah Withrow King demanding situations us to seem back at texts which could think commonplace, yet simply simply because we have now learn them 1000 instances from a similar viewpoint. yet what if we modify viewpoint? What if the biblical writers and the folks they wrote approximately did not see the realm as we see it? What if these writers and other people weren't western, linear, dualistic thinkers who observed humans as break free production, yet really as a part of it. What if God cares deeply for the full group of production? if this is the case, then Withrow King's booklet is a present to us all, delivering some of the most finished examinations of God's remedy of animals (and fauna) that i've got ever noticeable. and because the identify hints--she has enjoyable doing it. Animals aren't Ours is a smart and significant read."
--Lisa Sharon Harper, writer of The excellent Gospel: How every little thing fallacious will be Made Right

Sarah Withrow King is Deputy Director of the Sider heart at japanese collage, and an affiliate fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. In her spare time, she enjoys ingesting an excessive amount of espresso and interpreting Calvin and Hobbes along with her son. She and her relations stay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and are covenant individuals of Circle of Hope.

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