Switzerland: The Ethical Shift from Human Dignity to the Dignity of Vegetation

Switzerland: The Ethical Shift from Human Dignity to the Dignity of Vegetation — Switzerland’s constitution requires that “account must be taken of the dignity of living beings when handling animals, plants and other living organisms.” No one knew for sure what that meant with regard to vegetation, so the government appointed the Swiss Federal Ethics […]

Death Before the Fall

Death Before the Fall — A review by Tim Stafford of Ron Osborne’s book, Death Before the Fall: Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering.  Osborne’s book examines literalistic readings of the texts as not actually true to Scripture, creating as many theological and interpretation problems as they claim to solve. What they impose […]

 
 
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