The Advocate or The Hour of the Pig

N.B. The following text in this blog-post The Advocate or The Hour of the Pig is Copyright © 2012 Philip Johnson. This is a long post of more than 5,000 words and thus requires a time-commitment to concentrate and digest. … Continue reading

Reverend Arthur Broome Founder of RSPCA (Part One)

N.B. The following text in this blog-post Reverend Arthur Broome Founder of RSPCA (Part One) is Copyright © 2012 Philip Johnson. One hundred and eighty-eight years ago today (16 June) the RSPCA was established in London. This is a long post … Continue reading

Food Waste Worldwide and Animals

In England the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has issued a timely report Global Food Waste Not, Want Not. The report may be downloaded as a pdf (click here). Readers interested in animal care issues should read the report. There is considerable … Continue reading

Animals and Resurrection

The theological question about animals and the resurrection is an important one. It is a topic that has been wrestled with at different times in church history. Among the pre-twentieth century voices who affirmed some kind of restoration to life … Continue reading

Animals and Prophecy: The Forgotten Contributions of G. H. Pember and George N. H. Peters (Part One)

N.B. The following text in this blog-post Animals and Prophecy: The Forgotten Contributions of G. H. Pember and George N. H. Peters (Part One) is Copyright © 2012 Philip Johnson. ANIMALS AND PROPHECY: THE FORGOTTEN CONTRIBUTIONS OF G. H. PEMBER … Continue reading

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Seven)

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Seven). Icon of St. Basil Image source: http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2010/08/st-basil-great-on-ad-orientem.html To read the earlier portions of this work see Part One (here), Part Two (here), Part Three (here), Part Four (here), Part Five (here), and … Continue reading

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Six)

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Six). Icon of St. Basil Image source:  http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-basil-the-great/ To read the earlier portions of this work see Part One (here), Part Two (here), Part Three (here), Part Four (here), and Part Five (here). … Continue reading

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Five)

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Five). Icon of St. Basil Image source:  http://sfantatreimebc.org/pictura/?cat=26 To read the earlier portions of this work see Part One (here), Part Two (here), Part Three (here), and Part Four (here). N.B. The … Continue reading

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Three)

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Three) Icon of St. Basil. Image source: http://www.mliles.com/melkite/fatherbasilthegreat.shtml To read the earlier portions of this work see Part One (here), and Part Two (here). N.B. The following text in this blog-post St. … Continue reading

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Two)

St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” (Part Two) Icon of St. Basil. Image Source: http://www.theologic.com/oflweb/feasts/01-01.htm N.B. The following text in this blog-post St. Basil’s “Animal Prayers” are a “Hoax” Part Two is Copyright © 2012 Philip Johnson. PREFACE TO … Continue reading