Humans, Animals, and the Order of Creation, with Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan

Sam Mickey

This week’s episode of Spotlights is a short clip from our episode featuring Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan, PhD, Director of Inter-religious Studies and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vancouver School of Theology in British Columbia, Canada. Reflecting on her book, Mouth of the Donkey: Re-imagining Biblical Animals (Wipf & Stock, 2021), she discusses questions of anthropocentrism, the ethical treatment of animals, and the order of creation.

You can watch the clip below or listen to it here.

Listen to the full episode here or watch it here.

An archive of previous episodes can be found here, with audio versions available here.