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Animals: Tradition - Philosophy - Religion

Animals, Religion and the Environment
The Bible’s Teachings on Protecting Animals and Nature
by Lewis Regenstein

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Protecting God's Creation
Part 3: The Ten Commandments: Do Not Overwork Your Animals
Part 4: Forbidding Cruelty to Animals
Part 5: A Righteous Man Has Regard for the Life of His Beast
Part 6: The Beasts of the Field Shall Be at Peace with Thee
Part 7: Reverence for Life in the New Testament
Part 8: The Bible's Conservation Message
Part 9: God's Love for Nature
Part 10: Human-Stewardship Responsibilities
Part 11: Into Your Hand Are They Delivered
Part 12: Religion and Protection of Animals
Part 13: The Devastation Caused by Factory Farming
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Lewis Regenstein is president of The Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States. He is the author of the book “Replenish the Earth: The Teachings of the World’s Religions on Protecting Animals and Nature.”

Copyright 2004 The Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature, Inc.  

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