Billy Thompson, Founder and Project Director at The Retreat Animal Rescue Sanctuary, reflects upon the concept of kindness and his lifelong commitment towards animal advocacy.
Originally writing for Our Hen House, the Revd Lauren Lisa Ng, ordained minister and community activist, believes every meal time presents an opportunity to reflect the grace of Christ. In this article, she explores how a sacramental approach to eating might have profound repercussions for the Church and the everyday choices of Christians.
Matthew C. Halteman, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, reflects upon God’s abundant love for creation and how veganism can offer an opportunity to model the Judeo-Christian vision of shalom.
Somerset-based animal rights artist, Philip McCulloch-Downs, explains the message behind his powerful and provocative artwork.
Jo-Anne McArthur, award-winning photojournalist, author and the founder of We Animals Media is interviewed on her new book HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene, an unflinching book of photography documenting our relationship with non-human animals in the 21st century.
Veganism, dizzying in the speed of its growth, is now ubiquitous on restaurant menu options, billboards, newspapers and television. The vegan message, with concerns over animal suffering and environmental degradation at its heart, has struck a chord with many Christians. Subsequently, discussions about veganism are becoming more common among people of faith. Whether it be a light-hearted exchange or heated debate, in person or on social media, a question which often arises in conversation is “but didn’t Jesus eat meat?”
Juliet Gellatley, founder & director of Viva!, discusses her passion for veganism, the production of the new documentary HOGWOOD: A Modern Horror Story and how Christians can play an active role in animal advocacy.
David Clough, Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chester, introduces the Christian Ethics of Farmed Animal Welfare (CEFAW) research project.
Duncan McNair, founder and CEO of Save The Asian Elephants, highlights the plight of Asian elephants, his work in seeking UK legislation to prevent the abuse of elephants and how his faith helped inspire him to take action.
S. Marek Muller, Assistant Professor of Rhetorical Studies at Florida Atlantic University, is interviewed on her latest book Impersonating Animals, discusses animal rights and the law, and considers how people of faith can take practical action in support of animals.