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Document Type(s):Journal Article
Article/Chapter Title:Des animaux et de leur traitement selon le Judaisme, le Christianisme et l'Islam
Journal Title:Studia Islamica
Author(s):Bousquet, G.
Date of Publication:1958
Annotation:Bousquet distinguishes the religions of the Far East and India from those of the West by virtue of their understanding of human and animal nature. However, while there are fundamental similarities among the Western religions, Bousquet states that there can be large differences in their details. He draws on the legal, scriptural, and philosophical texts of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions in order to support his observation that Christianity has less to say about the treatment of animals than either Islam or Judaism.
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