Table of Contents
EDITORIAL: Compassion for all beings: an ancient tradition.
A SAVIOR IS BORN: Both human and nonhuman beings attended the birth of the Promised One.
THE FORGOTTEN BEGINNINGS: Our Judeo-Christian heritage has been “purged” of its nonviolent tradition.
HUMAN AND ANIMAL ABUSE: The social sciences are discovering the links between all kinds of cruelty.
FROM THE PULPIT: Humane Spokesmen, past and present
THE DUTY OF MERCY: An eighteenth century cleric challenges believers to fulfill their God-given responsibility to animals.
THE VEGETARIANISM OF JESUS CHRIST: Research that reveals the pervasiveness of vegetarianism in early Christianity.