One of the highlights of the Creature Conference was the interactive panel discussion featuring all the speakers.
This discussion, chaired by Sarx Patron, The Revd Steve Chalke MBE, drew together the key themes addressed throughout the day and provided the opportunity for attendees to ask questions from the floor.
Press play on the toolbar below to listen to the full length debate and hear the speakers challenged on pressing, important topics including the life of Christ, animal suffering, veganism and the work of our Christian forebears in bringing about positive changes for animals.
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This dynamic conversation demonstrated Christian unity in treating animal concerns as prime faith concerns and gave great promise for the future of Christian engagement with animal issues. Delegates commented:
Steve Chalke’s chairing was excellent. Pertinent questions were asked and a lot of ground covered, including some fresh material, in a relatively short period of time.”
“It was good to hear the agreement and discussions of those Christians from different traditions and approaches coming together and gave great hope for the future.”
“It was the best panel discussion I have ever witnessed in a Christian setting. Not only were the panel members informed, but panelists and audience members alike benefitted from having a skilled moderator overseeing the event.”