Animal Rights and Animal Laws in the Bible

Animal Rights and Animal Laws in the Bible

The Daily Practice of Reverence for Life

eBook - 2011
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What characterizes the proper ethical treatment of animals as outlined in the Old Testament? Animals play an important role in the Old Testament, and in particular the Pentateuch. Ritual sacrifices were a part of the ancient traditions, and there are rules written into the laws that pertain to this practice as well as the religious approach to animals and nature. In the oft quoted passage from Genesis the call is to not only be fruitful and multiply, but to reign over the earth and subdue it along with the animals that God created. The author explores the fallout of an anthropocentric way of a.
Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780773418349
0773418342
Characteristics: 1 online resource (386 pages)

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