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Dr Christina Nellist, PhD

2nd December 2020

is an Eastern Orthodox theologian specializing in animal suffering and human soteriology. She is a former Visiting Research Fellow at Winchester University; Guest Lecturer on Veterinary Ethics at Chile’s Iberia-America University and advisor to the Government, receiving an award for her work on stray-dog control via public health education. She is Co-Founder and Editor of Pan-Orthodox Concern for Animals; Board member of the Animal Interfaith Alliance; Educational Consultant and teacher in the Sciences and Special Education. Her publications include Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Animal Suffering: Ancient Voices in Modern Theology (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2018/2020) and articles on animal suffering in the Greek Orthodox Theological Review; Journal of Eastern Orthodox Theology, The Ark, Green Christian and Sarx magazines. Her present initiative is editing a book on ‘Climate Crisis & Creation Care: Eco-Economic Sustainability, Ecological Integrity and Justice’ (2021). Her ‘Creation Care: Christian Responsibility Course’ is available on her charity’s website.