PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is calling for a more animal-friendly update to the Bible.
PETA is hoping the move toward greater gender inclusiveness will continue toward animals as well.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Animal Inclusive Translations of the Bible.
CNN is reporting that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is asking the NIV translators to remove species specific language from the Bible. Rather than refer to animals as "its" they should be "he" or "she". Here is an excerpt from the article.
I am really not sure what to say about this. And lest my blog be pummeled by spam, uh I mean zucchini, I think I will leave it up to you to read the rest of the article and make up your own mind.