SEXISM IS A SIN, by
Rev. Janet Regina Hyland.
THE FORGOTTEN BEGINNINGS OF CREATION AND CHRISTIANITY, by Carl Anders Skriver. The
author was an Evangelical Lutheran Priest, an ethical vegetarian, and a German citizen who
resisted Nazi rule and was arrested in 1943. He survived imprisonment to continue his
lifelong commitment to the inner reform of Christianity. A recognized scholar, he
emphasized the teachings of nonviolence proclaimed by Jesus Christ and the Latter
Prophets, and drew a parallel between the killing of animal beings and the killing of
human beings. Available from the VEGETARIAN PRESS, P.O. Box 61273, Denver, CO 80206.
Paperback, 175 pages. $14.45 postpaid.
THEY SHALL NOT HURT OR DESTROY, by Vasu Murti. This is THE comprehensive reference work
that documents the writings of mainstream religious and spiritual leaders who, from
antiquity, have taught that compassion and kindness must mark our relationship with
nonhuman as well as human beings. The author also reviews the observations of secular
spokespersons, past and present, who through the centuries have championed the cause of
compassion for animals, and for their rights as fellow beings.
Available from VASU
MURTI, 30 Villanova Lane, Oakland, CA 94611. P-Comb Binding, 200 pages. $20.00 postpaid.
THE SLAUGHTER OF TERRIFIED BEASTS: A Biblical Basis for the Humane Treatment of
Animals, by J.R. Hyland ( Editor, Humane Religion). Reviewed by PETA: "Page after
page is filled with scriptural support of humane animal treatment. Highly recommended for
everyone, regardless of religious belief, who is tired of people misusing the Bible to
condone cruelty to animals." Available from PETA, 1-800-483-4366 or from Viatoris
Ministries. Paperback, 86 pages. $8.50
PET SOULS: Evidence That Animals Survive Death, by Scott S. Smith. Written by a
researcher who compiled cases histories over a period of two years, from those who
encountered animals while they were in an enhanced state of consciousness. Some were
near-death experiences (NDE) and some fall into the category of ghostly encounters.
"But for all those who are grieving, PET SOULS is a salve for the wounded
spirit."--Rev. Dr. Marc Wessels. Order from Light Source Research, 2455 Calle
Roble, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Paperback, 116 pages. $16.95 postpaid.
JEWS FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS/MICAH PUBLICATIONS. 255 Humphrey St., Marblehead,
MA 01945. Among other books, MICAH is the publisher of JUDAISM AND VEGETARIANISM by
Richard H. Schwartz, Ph.D. Write for catalog.