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LDS UVU professor believes Mormons should be vegetarians


Editor's note: Utah State University's Hard News Cafe recently reported on a presentation by Utah Valley University Professor Chris Foster. Foster, a vegetarian and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, used logical and doctrinal arguments to explain why he believes Mormons should not eat meat.

LOGAN — A logic and religious history-based argument may leave Mormons questioning whether or not they should be eating meat.

Chris Foster, professor of philosophy and logic at Utah Valley University, came to Utah State University Thursday to explain his reasoning behind becoming a vegetarian, and why he feels it is clear that other people, focusing on Mormons, should as well.

Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints isnt what led Foster to becoming a vegetarian; he was one before he was baptized.

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