Animal Ethics and Theology: The Lens of the Good Samaritan by Daniel Miller

By Daniel Miller

In this e-book, Daniel ok. Miller articulates a brand new imaginative and prescient of human and animal relationships in line with the foundational love ethic inside Christianity. Framed round Jesus’ parable of the nice Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based ways to animal ethics. via contemplating the query of animals in the Christian suggestion of neighbourly love, Miller presents another narrative for realizing the complicated relationships that people have with different animals.

This publication addresses major theological questions resembling: Does being created within the photograph of God current a significant contrast among people and different animals? What does it suggest for people to have dominion (Gen. 1:28) over animals? Is meat consuming an ethical challenge for Christians? as well as drawing out the importance of Christian theology for box of animal ethics this booklet additionally engages environmental and feminist ethics. Miller brings a theological standpoint to such questions as: may still deal with animals be unusual from deal with the surroundings, and what function may still human feelings play in our moral dealings with different animals? because the identify indicates, this booklet offers clean perception into the theological importance of human relationships with different animals.

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