Carol J. Adams, M.Div

Carol Adams is an author, speaker, and activist with a Masters in Divinity from Yale Divinity School. Her work focuses on social justice, including women's rights and animal rights, as well as racism, domestic violence, and homelessness. Her books include The Sexual Politics of MeatNeither Man Nor Beast: Feminism And The Defense Of Animals, and The Pornography Of Meat. On a chilly December day we had a chance to meet in her home in Texas where she welcomed a grateful Henry, who sat at her feet throughout the interview.



The Interview

How We View Animals 

Consumer Complacency

The Bible and Animals

Why Focus on Animal Concerns?

The Quality of Death

Reproductive Freedom

Attitudes Towards Women & Animals

What Is Uniquely Human?

Religion and Animals

An Early Epiphany


Abortion Rights and Animal Rights

Gender, Racial and Animal Oppression

Activism and Social Change

Interpreting Religious Texts

"One Bad Day"

Discussing Eating Animals