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Naming the Creatures

Posted on Saturday, May 27, 2006 at 08:57AM by Registered CommenterMarshall Massey in , , | Comments2 Comments

This might perhaps be a good place to bring the Jud├Žo-Christian idea of the “covenanting community” into our discussion. My friend the steak-eater, and my friend who doesn’t brake for animals, and I myself, might all be people who consciously identify ourselves with some such community. But the community I identify with includes the cattle and the wild animals on the road in a way that other people’s communities do not. Mine makes the cattle and the wild animals a little bit more like citizens —

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