Books to Read [Main Story]
COMPILED BY SIGVE K. TONSTAD
o learn more about the realities of factory farming, issues of ecology, and the biblical mandate to care for the earth and its creatures, here is some suggested reading:
- Bauckham, Richard. God and the Crisis of Freedom. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.
- Berry, Wendell. The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture. 2nd ed. New York: Avon Books, 1996.
- Davis, Ellen F. Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
- Habel, Norman. The Land Is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.
- Levy, Stuart B. The Antibiotic Paradox: How the Misuse of Antibiotics Destroys Their Curative Powers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Perseus Publishing, 2002.
- Porter, Roy. Flesh in the Age of Reason: How the Enlightenment Transformed the Way We See Our Bodies and Souls. New York: Penguin Books, 2004.
- Scully, Matthew. Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002.
- Singer, Isaac Bashevis. “The Slaughterer.” Pages 207-216 in The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.
- Tonstad, Sigve K. The Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 2009.