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Jesus Christ and the Future of Animals

Stephen H. Webb

in On God and Dogs

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195152296
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199849178 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152296.003.0008
Jesus Christ and the Future of Animals

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This chapter expands on the portrait of Jesus Christ as the face of God that puts a stop to nonvoluntary sacrifices and holds out hope for the redemption of all who suffer, including those who are speechless. Central to the analysis is a defense of the “vegetarian Eucharist”: a reinterpretation of the central ritual of Christianity.

Keywords: Jesus Christ; God; vegetarian Eucharist; Christianity

Chapter.  13463 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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