The Animals' Bible - Title and Credits
From All Creatures Book and Video Review Guide

Author: Ian A. Stuart
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© Copyright, 2000 Ian A. Stuart
4037 Old Dundas Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6S 2R5
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E-mail: [email protected]

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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