David Clough, Founder and Co-Director
David is Professor of Theological Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester and he is a lay preacher in the UK Methodist Church. David has published quite a lot, including On Animals: Systematic Theology, which was called "indisputably the most important and comprehensive theological treatment of animals to have appeared in any language at any time in the Christian tradition.” David lives next-door to Chester Zoo, in North-West England, with his family of five humans, one cat, and three gerbils. He can be followed on Facebook or Twitter @DLClough.
Sarah Withrow King, Co-Director
Sarah holds an MTS with a concentration in Christian Faith and Public Policy from Palmer Theological Seminary and is the author of Animals Are Not Ours (No Really, They’re Not): An Evangelical Animal Liberation Theology and Vegangelical: How Caring for Animals Can Shape Your Faith and writes for Evangelicals for Social Action, CreatureKind, and Red Letter Christians. She drinks black coffee and does The New York Times crossword every day. Sarah lives in Oregon with her husband and son. They share their home with two rescued dogs and two former street cats.
Margaret B. Adam, Project Editor
Margaret is a Visiting Tutor of Christian Ethics at St Stephen’s House, a Church of England theological college at the University of Oxford. She also teaches U.S. undergraduates who are spending a semester abroad, in Oxford and in Bath. She holds a PhD in Christian Theological Studies from Duke University. Margaret has always loved dogs. She came to animal advocacy through her commitment to pacifism and her faith in the already but not yet peaceable kingdom. She also loves murder mysteries, cooking for a crowd, babies, her three children and two daughters-in-law, and her husband, with whom she lives at St Stephen’s House.
North America Advisory Council
Creation Justice Ministries
Regis College (University of Toronto)
Care of Creation
University of San Diego
The Good Food Institute
Green Community Vision
University of San Diego
McAfee School of Theology
Claremont Theology School
Christian Churches Together
Young Evangelicals for Climate Action
American Baptist Home Mission Societies
U.K. Advisory Council
St. Stephen’s House, Oxford University
University of Birmingham
University of Aberdeen
Compassion in World Farming
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