Anglican Christianity

Animal Questions for Christian Doctrine

Authored by: Lucy Gardner

The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138592728
eBook ISBN: 9780429489846
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This chapter outlines some of the ways in which consideration of the sheer breadth and variety of the animal kingdom can be seen both to illumine and to challenge classic Christian doctrinal themes; and then turns to consider some of the questions which (non-human) animals might pose to Christian doctrine, and how Christian theologians might begin to respond.

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