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Articles on Religion and Animals

This is a collection of articles on Articles on Religion and Animals from the Society & Animals Journal in relation to the studies of the human-animal relationship.  The Society & Animals Journal is academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities.

Feuerstein, A. (2015). “I Promise to Protect Dumb Creatures”: Pastoral Power and the Limits of Victorian Nonhuman Animal Protection. Society & Animals23(2), 148-165.

Berglund, J. (2014). Princely companion or object of offense? The dog’s ambiguous status in Islam. Society & Animals22(6), 545-559.

Moreman, C. M. (2014). On the Relationship between Birds and Spirits of the Dead. Society & Animals22(5), 481-502.

Kemmerer, L. (2014). Christian ethics and contemporary treatment of nonhuman animals. Society & Animals22(4), 435-438.

Cenci-Goga, B. T., Sechi, P., Cuccurese, A., Poeta, A., De Angelis, G., Marini, P., … & Santori, P. (2013). Religious slaughter: Data from surveys and spot-check visits in Italy and animal welfare issues. Society & Animals21(5), 459-488.

Salamano, G., Cuccurese, A., Poeta, A., Santella, E., Sechi, P., Cambiotti, V., & Cenci-Goga, B. T. (2013). Acceptability of electrical stunning and post-cut stunning among Muslim communities: A possible dialogue. Society & Animals21(5), 443-458.

Bergeaud-Blackler, F., Zivotofsky, A. Z., & Miele, M. (2013). Knowledge and attitudes of European kosher consumers as revealed through focus groups. Society & Animals21(5), 425-442.

Miele, M. (2013). Religious slaughter: promoting a dialogue about the welfare of animals at time of killing. Society & Animals21(5), 421-424.

Cohen, E. (2013). “Buddhist Compassion” and “Animal Abuse” in Thailand’s Tiger Temple. Society & Animals21(3), 266-283.

Giannetto, E. R. (2013). Notes for a Metamorphosis. Society & Animals21(1), 75-89.

Glaholt, H. R. (2012). Vivisection as war: The “Moral Diseases” of animal experimentation and slavery in British Victorian Quaker pacifist ethics. Society & Animals20(2), 154-172.

Aebersold, C., Galen, L., Stanton, V., & DeLeeuw, J. (2007). Support for animal rights as a function of belief in evolution, religious fundamentalism, and religious denomination. Society & Animals15(4), 353-363.

Foltz, R. (2010). Zoroastrian attitudes toward animals. Society & Animals18(4), 367-378.

Frasch, P. (2000). Addressing animal abuse: The complementary roles of religion, secular ethics, and the law. Society & Animals8(3), 331-348.

Palmer, C. (2000). Religion in the making? Animality, savagery, and civilization in the work of AN Whitehead. Society & Animals8(3), 287-304.

Li, C. H. (2000). A Union of Christianity, Humanity, and Philanthropy: The Christian Tradition and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Nineteenth-Century England. Society & Animals8(3), 265-285.

Preece, R., & Fraser, D. (2000). The status of animals in Biblical and Christian thought: a study in colliding values. Society & Animals8(3), 245-263.

Jamison, W. V., Wenk, C., & Parker, J. V. (2000). Every sparrow that falls: Understanding animal rights activism as functional religion. Society & Animals8(1), 305-330.

Watdaul, P. (2000). Religion and other animals: ancient themes, contemporary challenges. Society & Animals8(1), 227-244.

Malamud, R. (1998). Poetic animals and animal souls. Society & Animals6(3), 263-277.

Menache, S. (1997). Dogs: God’s Worst Enemies?. Society & Animals5(1), 23-44.

Lawrence, E. A. (1993). The symbolic role of animals in the Plains Indian sun dance. Society & Animals1(1), 17-37.


Updated July 2019

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