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Call to Compassion

Religious Perspectives on Animal Advocacy

Anthony J. Nocella and Lisa Kemmerer

332 pp.  
6" x 9"

Lantern Books


Published:  March 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.

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