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Book and Video Review Guide

Moo-ving people toward compassionate living

The intent of this book and video review guide is to help us to live according to Kingdom standards which bring Heaven to earth.

THE ANIMALS’ BIBLE
by Ian A. Stuart

Title Pages

Copyright, 2000
Ian A. Stuart
4037 Old Dundas Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6S 2R5
Phone & Fax: (416) 760-0908
E-mail: ianastuart@yahoo.ca

For My Sister Heather Andrewes
who believes

Dedicated to
FRANCIS OF ASSISI
(1184-1226)
Patron Saint
of
The Animals

and in memory of
DIAN FOSSEY
Martyred in the cause of the
Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends."

Jesus of Nazareth (John 15:13)

 

All canonical scriptural verses and extracts are from the

HOLY BIBLE
NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION
Copyright 1973, 1978. 1984
International Bible Society
Used by permission
Zondervan Bible Publishers
1415 Lake Drive S.E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

The verses and extracts found in the Apocrypha are from the

NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION BIBLE
(Catholic Edition)
Copyright 1993 and 1989 by
The Division of Christian Education of the
National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
Used by permission. All rights reserved.

The apocryphal verses and extracts are from

THE APOCRYPHAL OLD TESTAMENT
Edited by H. F. D. Sparks
1985

&

THE APOCRYPHAL NEW TESTAMENT
J. K. Elliott
1993

both by permission of
Oxford University Press
Walton Street, Oxford, England
0X2 6DP

All extracts from the Mishnah are from

THE MISHNAH
A NEW TRANSLATION
By
Jacob Neusner
Yale University Press
New Haven and London

All rights reserved.  This manuscript may not be copied,
transmitted or stored, in whole or in part, by any means
whatsoever without the written permission of the author.

 

INDEX

Preface
Introduction

PART ONE
The Animals’ Old Testament

PART TWO
The Animals’ Apocrypha

PART THREE
The Animals’ New Testament

PART FOUR
The Animals’ Apocryphal Writings

PART FIVE
Fabulous Beasts and Creatures

PART SIX
The Animals’ Bible

Appendix

 

 PREFACE

to be written by

The Reverend Professor Andrew Linzey
IFAW Senior Research Fellow, Mansfield College
Oxford University

Special Professor of Theology
University of Nottingham

Honourary Professor
Birmingham University

Special Professor
St. Xavier College, Chicago, Illinois

Chaplain to the Animal Welfare Movement
appointed by
The Humane Society of the United States

Recipient
The Peaceable Kingdom Award
for outstanding work in the field of
Theology and Animals

 

PART ONE

THE ANIMALS’ OLD TESTAMENT

"I am the LORD your God."
Numbers 10:10

 

BOOKS QUOTED

from

The Torah or Pentateuch

(Books of Moses)
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy

The Historical Books

Joshua
Judges
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
Ezra
Nehemiah
Esther

The Books of Wisdom & Poetry

Job
Psalms
Proverbs
Ecclesiastes
Song of Songs or Song of Solomon

The Books of Prophecy

Isaiah
Jeremiah
Lamentations
Ezekiel
Daniel
Hosea
Joel
Obadiah
Jonah
Nahum
Habakkuk
Zephaniah
Haggai
Zechariah
Malachi

 

THE TORAH
(Teaching or Law)
also known as

THE PENTATEUCH

or

"Books of Moses"

Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
&
Deuteronomy

"I now establish my covenant with you and with your descendants
after you and with every living creature…the birds, the livestock
and all the wild animals…every living creature on earth."

(Genesis 9:9-10)

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Anyone who wants an advance copy of The Animals' Bible should contact the author by e-mail at:
ianastuart@yahoo.ca (Canada).

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The calf photo on this pages is from Farm Sanctuary with our thanks.

All of the beliefs and ideas presented by the writers of the reviewed publications may not necessarily represent all those held by The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation, but since they do seek to make this a kinder and more compassionate world, they have been included.


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