For more than two decades, Wabash Professor Stephen Webb ’83 has written about the theology of the relationship between man and animals. His 1998 book On God and Dogs (Oxford University Press, 1998) received much national attention.

On Saturday, Dr. Webb was quoted in a New York Times story on the growth of pet ministries in Christian churches.

Read the article here.

Webb graduated summa cum laude from Wabash in 1983 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in his junior year. He received his Ph.D. with distinction from the University of Chicago and began teaching at his alma mater in 1987.

He is the author of 11 books, including the recent Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter (Oxford University Press, 2011), The Dome of Eden: A New Solution to the Problem of Creation and Evolution (Cascade Books, 2010), and Good Eating: The Bible, Diet, and the Proper Love of Animals (Brazos Press, 2000).