Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Peaceable Animal Kingdom

Ashland Center for Nonviolence peace scholar and intern Emily Wirtz wrote a new blog post about her visit to the Columbus Zoo.

"...what I didn’t expect was a lesson in peace from apes.  The bonobo, closely related to the chimpanzee and humans, is on the Red List of endangered species. The most fascinating part of this exhibit, however, was the sign in front of the bonobos’ habitat. “Peaceable Kingdom,” it read, using the language of Stanley Hauerwas, a prolific theologian and ethicist."  READ MORE...

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