Evidence That Jesus and The Original Aramaic Christians Were Vegetarians – Uncovering A Vegetarian Jesus at the Beginning of Christianity, By James Bean -- Free Online Book -- Read or Download from the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/JesusAndTheOriginalAramaicChristiansWereVegetarians/page/n1
"Sacrifices were invented by men to be a pretext for eating flesh." — Clement of Alexandria
“Go and find out what is meant by the scripture that says: ‘It is kindness that I want, not animal sacrifices.’” (Jesus, Gospel of Matthew 9:13, Good News translation)
"Be on guard, so that your hearts do not become heavy with the eating of flesh and with the intoxication of wine and with the anxiety of the world, and that day come upon you suddenly; for as a snare it will come upon all who dwell upon the surface of the earth." (Vegetarian Saying of Jesus in the Old Syriac-Aramaic Manuscript of the Gospel of Luke 21:34, Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe — Syriac-Aramaic Manuscript of the New Testament Gospels)
“They [the Apostles] embraced and persevered in a strenuous and a laborious life, with fasting and abstinence from wine and meat.” (Eusebius, church father, in, Demonstratio Evangelica)
"James, the brother of the Lord, lived on seeds
and plants and touched neither meat nor wine."
— Epistulae ad Faustum XXII, 3
“James was a vegetarian.” (Prof. Robert Eisenman in, James the Just, The Key to Unlocking the Secrets of Early Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls)
Dueling Gospel Traditions — Pro-Meat and Pro-Veg
What About Those Pesky ‘Fishes and Loaves’?
Was John the Baptist Really A Bug-Eater?
Christianity Before Paul (The Original Hebrew Christians or Ebionites) and the Essene Connection
A Biblical Basis For Vegetarianism
Uncovering a Vegetarian Jesus (Yeshua) at the Beginning of Christianity
Jesus Stopping Animal Sacrifice in the Temple
The Vegetarian Apostles (Leadership of the Original Jesus Movement)
James the Just, Brother of Jesus, Head Apostle and the Next Leader of the Church, was a Vegetarian
Church Fathers And Other Later Voices Affirming the Existence of the Earlier Veg Tradition
Vegetarian Prayer of Thanksgiving in the Nag Hammadi Library (Gnostic Gospels) and Corpus Hermeticum
The Gnostics Were Vegetarians
Wisdom from the East
What About Those Modern-Day Neo-Essene Gospels of Peace?
Keith Aker’s Research Into Ebionite Christianity
"The steam of meat meals darkens the spirit. One
can hardly have virtue if one enjoys meat meals and
feasts. In the earthly paradise [Eden], no one
sacrificed animals, and no one ate meat."
— Saint Basil the Great