May 29, 2013
Faith Outreach Booklets
Religious perspectives on animals from noted authors and thinkers
Written by Matthew Scully, "A Religious Case for Compassion for Animals" is part of The HSUS's Animals & Religion booklet series.
"Matt Halteman just might have written the single best brief presentation of the case for animal compassion. If I had only one book to give to friends interested in the intersection of faith and animal welfare, this would be it."—Stephen H. Webb, theologian and professor of religion at Wabash College in Indiana and author of several publications and books, including "On God and Dogs and Good Eating" (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life series).
"Food for Thought: Practical Advice for Peaceful Eating" is a white paper by Matthew Halteman, professor of philosophy at Calvin College. He is also the author of "Compassionate Eating as Care of Creation."
The 16-page "Commandments of Compassion: Jewish Teachings on Protecting Animals and Nature," was written by Lewis Regenstein, president of The Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature.
The Bible's Teachings on Protecting Animals in Nature, was prepared by Lewis Regenstein, president of the Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature. In this installment in The HSUS's Animals & Religion booklet series, Regenstein examines scripture and discusses its lessons on such subjects as God's love for nature, human-stewardship responsibilities, and religion and the protection of animals.