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Questions for Christian Animal Rights Activists

uring my research for the book, Dominion over Wildlife? An Environmental-Theology of Human-Wildlife Relations (Wipf and Stock, 2009), I encountered a number of arguments used by Christians claiming that Scripture supports compassion/non-violence against animals. Here are some questions, I would love to get answers to… Read more »

Why Christians Cannot Support Animal Rights

I am constantly amazed by the number of self-professed Christians who consider themselves supporters of animal rights. They cite the same tired arguments about how God watches the sparrows as proof that God cares (in an emotive sense)  for each and every animal as individuals.  I will address their abuse and twisting of scripture in future posts. But let’s just say for the time being, that the God that supposedly wants us to run myriads of animal shelters was the same God that killed untold millions of “innocent” animals in Noah’s flood. Read more »