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Animal Rites

Andrew Linzey

Animal Rites

Andrew Linzey

$75.00

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Christians believe that the Logos is the sou rce of all life, yet Christian worship remanins unashamedly humanocentric. This book provides 14 new liturgies which are animal friendly and animal-inclusive. '

- Publisher Christians believe that the Logos is the source of all life, yet Christian worship remains largely and unashamedly humanocentric. This new book provides ten new liturgies that are animal-friendly and animal-inclusive. They include services of celebration for animal companionship, services for animal welfare, healing liturgies, new eucharistic prayers "for the whole creation, " and animal burial services. Underlying all these new forms is a serious theological purpose: to draw us deeper into the mystery of God's work in creation and to affirm other sentient beings as co-creatures with us.The book is ideal for parishes that conduct annual blessings of animals, for animal rights activists, and for families with beloved pets.

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About "Animal Rites"

Christians believe that the Logos is the sou rce of all life, yet Christian worship remanins unashamedly humanocentric. This book provides 14 new liturgies which are animal friendly and animal-inclusive. '
- Publisher

Christians believe that the Logos is the source of all life, yet Christian worship remains largely and unashamedly humanocentric. This new book provides ten new liturgies that are animal-friendly and animal-inclusive. They include services of celebration for animal companionship, services for animal welfare, healing liturgies, new eucharistic prayers "for the whole creation, " and animal burial services. Underlying all these new forms is a serious theological purpose: to draw us deeper into the mystery of God's work in creation and to affirm other sentient beings as co-creatures with us.The book is ideal for parishes that conduct annual blessings of animals, for animal rights activists, and for families with beloved pets.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Andrew Linzey

Andrew Linzey is an Anglican priest, a theologian, a writer, and is internationally known as an authority on Christianity and animals. He is a member of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford, and holds the world's first academic post in Ethics, Theology and Animal Welfare--the Bede Jarret Senior Research Fellowship at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. He is currently Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham in England and Special Professor at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. He has written numerous articles and authored many books on animal theology and ethics.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 134510
  • Product Code 0334027608
  • EAN 9780334027607
  • Pages 196
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Environment
  • Publisher Scm Press Uk
  • Publication Date Feb 1999
  • Sales Rank #19784
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 256 mm
  • Weight 0.011kg

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