Dr. Andy Alexis-Baker, author and lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago, speaks about the challenges of being a Christian vegan and how Christ’s message of peace can be expanded to include all creatures.
Mary Colwell, public speaker, producer and writer specialising in nature and the environment, reflects upon Thomas Merton, God’s presence within creation and humanity’s connection with the natural world. Continue Reading →
Professor Marc Bekoff, author, award winning scientific researcher and co-founder of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, discusses the cognitive & emotional world of animals, the role of religious scholars in promoting compassionate care and taking practical steps towards peaceable co-existence with all creatures. Continue Reading →
Professor of theology and author Nicola Hoggard Creegan speaks on humanity’s relationship with creation, glimpsing God’s work within the natural world and how the love of Christ brings healing for all of God’s creatures. Continue Reading →
Stephen H. Webb is a retired Professor of Religion and Philosophy and independent scholar who adjuncts at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. He speaks to Sarx about valuing creation, human-animal relationships and the coming together of Christian Theologians and Animals Welfare advocates.
While all of us in the animal kingdom are interdependent upon one another, humans are unique in that we are the only animals who keep other animals captive. We keep animals in zoos, sanctuaries, circuses, conservatories, aquariums, research facilities, slaughterhouses, and on our farms and in our homes.
In celebration of his brand new release, The End of Captivity?, Tripp York, Phd, speaks to Sarx about a publication which asks what such forms of captivity say about us, and how animal captivity shapes what we imagine to be the theological purpose of other animals.
Animal advocate and environmental lawyer Lois Godfrey Wye speaks to Sarx about discovering the true meaning of dominion and humanity’s call to reflect Christ’s love to all its neighbours within Creation. Continue Reading →
Carlos L. Malavé, Executive Director of Christian Churches Together, works to enable churches and national Christian organizations to grow closer together in Christ in order to strengthen their Christian witness in the world.
Carlos speaks to Sarx about the treatment of animals in today’s society, human dominion and role of the church in caring for Creation. Continue Reading →