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Diet For Transcendence: Vegetarianism and the World Religions

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"Steven Rosen takes us on a fascinating journey back in time to explore the essential and often misunderstood roots of the world's major religious traditions, to discover how vegetarianism was a cherished part of their philosophy and practice." Nathaniel Altman, Author, Animal Liberation
Paperback, 152 pages
Published February 19th 1999 by Torchlight Publishing (first published January 1997)
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Ulf Wolf
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Steven Rosen took, for me, a surprising approach to what he then termed vegetarianism and which would now be called veganism (I would think) when he scoured the world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism) to discover what they say about eating other living beings.

Turns out, and not surprisingly I guess, that Christian commandments like "You shall not kill" originally actually meant you shall not kill any living being (not just humans) and that most religions that now t
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