Consuming Animal Creatures: The Christian Ethics of Eating Animals

@article{Clough2017ConsumingAC,
  title={Consuming Animal Creatures: The Christian Ethics of Eating Animals},
  author={David L Clough},
  journal={Studies in Christian Ethics},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={30 - 44}
}
This article argues that Christians have strong faith-based reasons to avoid consuming animal products derived from animals that have not been allowed to flourish as fellow creatures of God, and that Christians should avoid participating in systems that disallow such flourishing. It considers and refutes objections to addressing this as an issue of Christian ethics, before drawing on a developed theological understanding of animal life in order to argue that the flourishing of fellow animal… Expand
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