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2010 Essay Competition on Christianity and Animals

13th August 2010

Catholic Concern for Animals has launched its 2010 essay competition on Christianity and animals.

The 2010 essay title is “Moral indifference to animal suffering is a challenge the Church has to address”.  Winners receive £500 (and £200 to their academic institution, if relevant). Essays need to be 2,000 words (maximum) and the deadline for submissions is 1st November, 2010.

The competition provides an opportunity for original contributions to thought about the status of animals within the Christian tradition and is especially appropriate for students studying theology and other relevant subjects.

The competition is organised by Centre Fellow, Dr Deborah M. Jones, who is also General Secretary of Catholic Concern for Animals.

Information about Catholic Concern for Animals is here, and details about the competition can be obtained by emailing Dr Jones here (please write “Ark Essay” in subject box).