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GCSE Religious Studies - Religion and animal rights: Home

A guide to resources about religion and animal rights - compiled by your Librarians

Religion and Animal Rights

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Religion and animal rights

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Religious teachings on the treatment of animals can affect the behaviour of people towards animals, both positively and negatively.

This page includes general information on religion and animals.

Explore the libguide further to find links to information on the teachings of various religions:



Other religions


Bear in mind that the content of websites etc. may be biased towards the writer or organisation's beliefs.

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Find information on religion and animal rights

This video is the introduction to a summer school organised by the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. It includes some interesting information about religion and animals.


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Combine two or three keywords to retrieve information on a specific topic.


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Singapore has excellent public libraries and online resources. 

Click here to search the NLB catalogue, you will find information on books held in libraries.  

If you find books which would be useful for your studies either visit the library or contact us in the Senior Library (email: [email protected]) and we may be able to request it for you.

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Books in the Senior Library

These books are about animal rights and include sections on religion.

Find books on specific religions in the relevant section in this libguide:

Christianity, Buddhism, Other religions

Online books

Preview copies of these books are available online.

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Subject Librarian

Credit for this Libguide - Suzanne Parfitt

This Libguide was originally conceptualized and created by Suzanne Parfitt, Astt. Librarian at Tanglin Trust School from 2009-2015. 

It is maintained and updated by Senior Library Staff.