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About stepvantassel

About the Author Stephen M. Vantassel is a tutor of theology at King’s Evangelical Divinity School (http://kingsdivinity.org). His research interests include practical theology, specifically environmental issues. His latest book is Dominion over Wildlife? An Environmental-Theology of Human-Wildlife Relations, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009. He is available for speaking, preaching, and teaching. He can be contacted at svantassel at kingsdivinity dot org.

The Evolution of Adam

The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns Today, I sent off my review of Peter Enns’, The Evolution of Adam (2012) by Brazos Press to Pneuma Review. Enns has taken up the thorny task of arguing that the Bible does … Continue reading

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Vantassel’s Publications

Vantassel’s Publications For a pretty complete list of my scholarly publications visit  http://kingsdivinity.academia.edu/StephenMVantassel   About the Author Stephen M. Vantassel is a tutor of theology at King’s Evangelical Divinity School (http://kingsdivinity.org). His research interests include practical theology, specifically environmental issues. … Continue reading

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A Faith Embracing All Creatures: A Review

A Faith Embracing All Creatures: A Review Tripp York and Andy Alexis-Baker, eds., A Faith Embracing All Creatures: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Care for Animals (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012), 212 pages, ISBN 9781610977012. The Christian Animal Rights … Continue reading

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Anthrozoology

If you want to learn more about anthrozoology read

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Wildlife Animals and Human Health and Safety

 Wildlife Animals and Human Health and Safety One of the challenges of trying to help Christian Animal Rights (CAR) proponents understand the complex issues surrounding human-wildlife relations is the notion that vegetarianism doesn’t address the role of managing wildlife for … Continue reading

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The New Food Morality

I have written about the New Food Morality that too many Christians (and those who consider themselves Christians) have adopted. Mr. Murphy of Truth in Food has also waged a good struggle against the disinformation of these food Pharisees. You … Continue reading

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America and War

Here is the next book I am reviewing for the Society of Christian Ethics.

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Christian Symbol

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ECA Speaks on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

ECA Speaks on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage I am ordained through the Evangelical Church Alliance. The board chairman commented on the recent Supreme Court Decision that struck down elements of the Defense of Marriage Act. I wasn’t a part … Continue reading

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War and the American Difference

War and the American Difference I am presently reading Stanley Hauerwas’ 2011 book, War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity for the Society of Christian Ethics. He offers some interesting insights on the role war … Continue reading

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