Animal Grace: Entering a Spiritual Relationship with Our Fellow Creatures

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New World Library, 2002 - Nature - 208 pages
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Animal Grace explores the human-animal relationship as a path to enlightenment. The author calls for readers to ensure that their interactions with members of other species are based on compassion and respect. "Mary Lou Randour invites us to open our hearts and minds to the animal lives all around us." -- Jane Goodall
 

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Animal Grace: Entering a Spiritual Relationship With Our Fellow Creatures

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Following close on the heels of Linzey's Animal Gospel (LJ 1/00), psychologist and activist Randour's book moves beyond theological and moral assertions of the worth of animals to show how animals can ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
23
Chapter Three
45
Chapter Four
59
Chapter Five
75
Chapter Six
99
Chapter Seven
117
Epilogue
141
Notes
153
Index
161
About the Author
167
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Page xxiii - There is only one little step from killing animals to creating gas chambers a la Hitler and concentration camps a la Stalin . . . There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.

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Susan Chernak McElroy is the author of the national bestselling book Animals as Teachers and Healers; and Animals as Guides for the Soul. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in 1987, she survived - by following the dignified, joyful example of her dog Keesha, who had died ten years earlier of the same type of cancer.McElroy and her husband live in Oregon, where they share their farm with miniature donkeys, llamas, chickens, geese, cats, dogs, and a cockatoo.

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