Neighbors, Neighbor-Love, and Our Animal Neighbors

Kristin Johnston Largen

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/7/2017

Issue: The Neighbor (Vol. 37, No 1, Winter, 2017)

Defining the Christian duty to those around them as “neighbor-love,” Kristin Johnston Largen understands this as the necessity of taking actions to work for those around us. She then suggests that this concept of “neighbor-love,” with its imperative to action, must also be expanded to the animals with which we share the world, and who are suffering from exploitation.

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