The Western obsession with food has become idolatrous. Our overemphasis on meat and fish creates damaging consequences for the environment, world hunger, and animal welfare. There are Biblical grounds for a radical change of diet but many Christians seem more concerned with heaven than with saving the earth.
Russel Moffat is a a Church of Scotland minister who has tutored at Aberdeen University. His speciality is the creation theology of the Hebrew Bible, and science and its contemporary relevance.