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The Argument from Marginal Cases: A Philosophical and Theological Defense

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

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...There has recently been an explosion of interest, in theology and religious studies, regarding our current environmental crisis in general, and the moral status of nonhuman animals (hereafter: animals) in particular. This interest often...

Towards A Christian Animal Ethics

David L. Clough

David L. Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Animals : Volume Two: Theological Ethics

T&T Clark, 2018

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...As noted in the Introduction, addressing the ethical question of whether what humans are doing to other animals is justifiable turns out to be complex and contested. This chapter addresses some of the preliminary questions that arise...

Angels, Beasts, Machines and Men: Configuring the Human and Nonhuman in Judaeo-Christian Tradition

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

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...In ‘The Animal That Therefore I Am (More to Follow)’, Jacques Derrida presents, via a meditation on being seen naked by his cat, a persuasive deconstruction of the term ‘animal’:Confined within this catch-all concept, within this vast...

Using Other Animals For Labour

David L. Clough

David L. Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Animals : Volume Two: Theological Ethics

T&T Clark, 2018

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...Using the bodies of other animals to produce food, clothing and textiles, as discussed in the previous two chapters, is certainly labour of a kind. Jason Hribal identifies such work as the labour of reproduction: ‘Oxen, bulls, cows...

Amish Preaching Soup

John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

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...A thick bean soup served in large quantities before or after Amish church services, dating in print to circa 1965...

Justifications for Foodways and the Study of Commensality

Commensality : From Everyday Food to Feast

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...I would like to thank Israel Haas for his invaluable advice and assistance in preparing this chapter. Any errors that remain should be credited to the author alone. In 1724, Benjamin Franklin, a founding father of the United States...

Conclusion

Rachel Muers

Dr Rachel Muers is Lecturer in Theology in the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of Keeping God’s Silence: Towards a Theological Ethics of Communication (Blackwell, 2004). She also edited The Modern Theologians (Blackwells) together with David Ford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

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...Readers who have sought in this volume of essays a clear answer to the questions ‘Should Christians eat meat?’ or ‘Should anyone eat meat?’ will probably have been disappointed. For that, we make no apologies. In this brief conclusion, I...

The reverence for life argument

Kerry Walters

Kerry Walters is William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College, PA, USA, where he also co-founded the Peace and Justice Studies program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vegetarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Continuum, 2012

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...The Christian argument for vegetarianism is simple: since animals belong to God, have value to God, and live for God, then their needless destruction is sinful. The first great vow: I renounce all killing of living beings...

Coffee and the Jews

Dinah Lenney

Dinah Lenny is Editor-at-Large for the Los Angeles Review of Books and a faculty member at the Bennington Writing Seminar as well as the Rainier Writing Workshop. She is the author or editor of four books, including Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction (co-editor, 2015), The Object Parade (2015), and Bigger than Life: A Murder, a Memoir (2011). Her essays and reviews have been published in the Paris Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Rumpus, among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Coffee

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...During the Seder, it comes out that Maxwell House is responsible for the standard Haggadah—the most used if not exactly beloved. On that score, no Jew would go so far as to speak for the rest; what we’re famous for is disagreeing with each...

Human Impacts On Wild Animals

David L. Clough

David L. Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Animals : Volume Two: Theological Ethics

T&T Clark, 2018

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...The vast majority of the non-human animals that have been the subjects of the previous chapters of this book have been domesticated. With the exception of wild-caught fish and mammals hunted for food or fur (Chapters 2 and 3), human...