Unclean animals

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(Script.) those which the Israelites were forbidden to use for food.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In spite of his objection to dogs, as unclean animals, my protector was a kind-hearted man, and knowing I had eaten nothing since yesterday, he threw me bigger and better bits than those which fell to the share of the other dogs.
The cultural quagmire is complicated by a view held by some Malaysian Muslims that dogs are unclean animals.
Muslims also view pigs as unclean animals as the Quran prohibits followers of Islam from eating pork.
Among the numerous laws that form part of kashrut are the prohibitions on the consumption of unclean animals (such as pork, shellfish (both Mollusca and Crustacea) and most insects, with the exception of certain species of kosher locusts), mixtures of meat and milk, and the commandment to slaughter mammals and birds according to a process known as shechita.
Historically in the Islamic world, dogs, unlike cats, have been viewed as unclean animals.
| Sunday's service of Holy Communion at St Michael The Archangel looked at the challenge given to Peter when he was told in a dream to kill and eat what, as an orthodox Jew, he would have considered unclean animals. This led him to believe that the message of Jesus was for the Gentiles (anyone who is not Jewish) as well as for the chosen people of God, the Jews, which challenged the beliefs of the early Christian church.
The carnival play culminates in the Jews' coercive consumption of milk, urine, and excrement from the Judensau (Jews' sow), a widespread image of pre-Enlightenment anti-Semitism which depicted members of the Jewish faith engaged in a forced violation of Jewish prohibitions against contact with unclean animals.
God sent him a vision of a sheet full of unclean animals. How many times did God send Peter this vision?
The worries over security are strong enough to overcome reluctance among Egyptians to use dogs because of Islamic religious taboos that consider dogs unclean animals. While private security firms use sniffing dogs to protect five-star hotels and shopping malls, Egyptians relied on them far less because of religious reasons.
Their topics include eating in the wilderness, food in the ordered city, secularizing diet, clean and unclean animals, and sacrifice and slaughter.
11 was inspired by the mention of clean and unclean animals in the flood story in Genesis.
On the sacred mountains of Tibet, strict parameters preserved the hallowed landscape, forbidding hunting, land cultivation, and husbandry of unclean animals. Income from the Bonpo and Buddhist pilgrims enabled the survival of the resident communities.