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

By Daniel Miller

In this e-book, Daniel okay. Miller articulates a brand new imaginative and prescient of human and animal relationships according to the foundational love ethic inside of Christianity. Framed round Jesus’ parable of the great Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based methods to animal ethics. through contemplating the query of animals in the Christian notion of neighbourly love, Miller offers an alternate narrative for figuring out the complicated relationships that people have with different animals.

This e-book addresses major theological questions equivalent to: Does being created within the picture 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 ebook additionally engages environmental and feminist ethics. Miller brings a theological viewpoint to such questions as: may still take care of animals be individual 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 value of human relationships with different animals.

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