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Call to Compassion
Religious Perspectives on Animal Advocacy
Editor Anthony J. Nocella, Author Lisa Kemmerer
ISBN: 9781590561829
Book (Paperback)
Lantern Publishing & Media, Lantern Publishing & Media
6 x 9
332 pages
March 1, 2011


Covering doctrine and the lived experience of the world’s religious practitioners, Call to Compassion is a collection of stirring and passionate essays on the place of animals within the philosophical, cultural, and everyday milieus of spiritual practices both ancient and modern. From Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism, through the Abrahamic traditions, to contemporary Wiccan and Native American spirituality, Call to Compassion charts the complex ways we interact with the world around us.

Anthony J. Nocella II is an internationally renowned author, professor, mediator, and community organizer.
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Lisa Kemmerer, is a retired professor of philosophy and religions at Montana State University Billings. A philosopher-activist working on behalf of nonhuman animals, the environment, and disempowered human beings, she is a graduate of Reed, Harvard
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